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    Boxer Briedis to face Usyk in Riga in January
    Dec07

    Boxer Briedis to face Usyk in Riga in January

    World cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk from Ukraine (13-0, 11 KOs) will be traveling to Riga on January 27 to face WBC champion from Latvia Mairis Briedis (23-0, 18 KOs) in the semifinals of the World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) tournament, the organizers of the event announced December 6. …read more Source:...

    Is Rapprochement with Russia Still Possible?
    Dec07

    Is Rapprochement with Russia Still Possible?

    U.S.-Russian relations are at one of their lowest points since the end of the Cold War—and there seems to be little appetite for improvement on the part of the Trump administration and Congress. Egged on by anti-Russia hysteria in many parts of the American media, Congress has imposed new sanctions to penalize Moscow over its alleged meddling in...

    Ex-Georgia president dragged away by masked special agents in Kiev – video
    Dec07

    Ex-Georgia president dragged away by masked special agents in Kiev – video

    In a dramatic standoff with Ukrainian law enforcement, Mikheil Saakashvili threatened to jump off the roof of his apartment building, then was detained and broke free. Security service officers entered the former Georgian president’s flat in central Kiev early on Tuesday morning, and he fled to the roof and threatened to jump, Ukrainian...

    Ukraine Tries to Fend Off Critics as West Cranks Up Pressure on Corruption
    Dec07

    Ukraine Tries to Fend Off Critics as West Cranks Up Pressure on Corruption

    Ukraine’s general prosecutor denied on Wednesday that his office was impeding the work of a new anti-corruption body as he sought to deflect charges by Kyiv’s Western backers that Ukraine was backsliding on promises to fight graft. The United States, the European Union and Canada have thrown financial and diplomatic support behind the...

    Police Clash With Saakashvili Supporters In Kyiv
    Dec07

    Police Clash With Saakashvili Supporters In Kyiv

    Dozens of Ukrainian police raided a protest camp outside the parliament building in Kyiv early on December 6 in a failed attempt to detain Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president turned Ukrainian opposition leader. Authorities said at least four police officers were injured, while protesters said nine activists were injured. The raid...

    Is Rapprochement with Russia Still Possible?
    Dec07

    Is Rapprochement with Russia Still Possible?

    U.S.-Russian relations are at one of their lowest points since the end of the Cold War—and there seems to be little appetite for improvement on the part of the Trump administration and Congress. Egged on by anti-Russia hysteria in many parts of the American media, Congress has imposed new sanctions to penalize Moscow over its alleged meddling in...

    Ex-president of Georgia freed after dramatic standoff in Kiev
    Dec07

    Ex-president of Georgia freed after dramatic standoff in Kiev

    Mikheil Saakashvili threatens to jump from roof before being detained then released in security forces standoff with supportersUkraine’s prosecutor general has called Mikheil Saakashvili a “fugitive from justice” after security service agents detained the former Georgian president at his Kiev apartment, only for him to escape into an angry...

    Ukrainian Authorities Put Saakashvili on Wanted List
    Dec07

    Ukrainian Authorities Put Saakashvili on Wanted List

    Mikheil Saakashvili and his supporters remain in a tent camp near the Ukrainian Rada. …read more Source:...

    Saakashvili Defiant As Police Clash With Supporters At Kyiv Protest Camp
    Dec07

    Saakashvili Defiant As Police Clash With Supporters At Kyiv Protest Camp

    Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president turned Ukrainian opposition leader, has vowed that he will continue to resist arrest after his supporters dramatically freed him from custody in Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Champions League: Pep Guardiola unfazed by Manchester City’s first loss of season, says he’s pleased with youngsters
    Dec07

    Champions League: Pep Guardiola unfazed by Manchester City’s first loss of season, says he’s pleased with youngsters

    Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola showed no disappointment after a 2-1 Champions League defeat by Shakhtar Donetsk ended his team’s unbeaten run in all competitions this season. The post Champions League: Pep Guardiola unfazed by Manchester City’s first loss of season, says he’s pleased with youngsters appeared first on...