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    Nadal marches past Shapovalov challenge in Rome
    May17

    Nadal marches past Shapovalov challenge in Rome

    Rafael Nadal’s third-round victory was stamped with authority as he overcame a confident start from Denis Shapovalov to reach the quarter-finals of the Italian Open in Rome yesterday.The 16-times Grand Slam winner secured a 6-4, 6-1 victory against his Canadian opponent, who is regarded as one of the rising stars in the next generation of...

    Putin: Russia to press ahead with military modernisation
    May17

    Putin: Russia to press ahead with military modernisation

    MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin says Russia will maintain a high tempo of modernising its military arsenals this year. Speaking Thursday at a meeting with the top military brass in the southern Russian city of Sochi, Putin said the Russian air forces would receive 160 new aircraft this year and the army is to get 500 new armored vehicles and...

    Putin: Russia to Press Ahead With Military Modernization
    May17

    Putin: Russia to Press Ahead With Military Modernization

    President Vladimir Putin says Russia will maintain a high tempo of modernizing its military arsenals this year. Speaking Thursday at a meeting with the top military brass in the southern Russian city of Sochi, Putin said the Russian air forces would receive 160 new aircraft this year and the army is to get 500 new armored vehicles and artillery...

    Poland stops ‘Russian hybrid war groups’
    May17

    Poland stops ‘Russian hybrid war groups’

    Poland says Russian networks were trying to foment Polish hostility to Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Mueller hands judge full memo detailing Russia probe scope
    May17

    Mueller hands judge full memo detailing Russia probe scope

    Special counsel Robert Mueller appears to have provided a federal judge with an unredacted version of the Justice Department memo laying out the scope of his investigation and the potential crimes he’s authorized to pursue. However, the memo — long sought after by President Donald Trump’s allies on Capitol Hill, who regularly accuse...

    Ukraine Court Orders Russian Journalist Held On Suspicion Of Treason
    May17

    Ukraine Court Orders Russian Journalist Held On Suspicion Of Treason

    A Ukrainian court has ordered the head of a major Russian state news agency’s branch in Ukraine held for two months on charges of high treason in a case that drew angry criticism from Moscow and ex …read more Source: Big News...

    Ukraine authorities search Russian news agency, detain director
    May17

    Ukraine authorities search Russian news agency, detain director

    The Committee to Protect Journalists today expressed concern over the Ukraine Security Service’s (SBU) search of the Kiev office of the Russian state news agency RIA Novosti and detention of the office director, Kirill Vyshynsky. The Interfax-Ukraine news agency quoted … …read more Source:...

    Cdn arms sales to Ukraine a mystery as federal government keeps mum on exports
    May17

    Cdn arms sales to Ukraine a mystery as federal government keeps mum on exports

    OTTAWA — Six months after the federal government opened the door to the export of Canadian-made weapons to Ukraine, which is locked in a war with separatist rebels, it remains a mystery as to whether any have actually arrived. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland announced in December that the government was adding Ukraine to the Automatic...

    Slovak president says EU countries ignoring Russian interference
    May17

    Slovak president says EU countries ignoring Russian interference

    BRATISLAVA: European countries are ignoring evidence of Russian interference in their politics and the destabilizing effect on the region of policies that will make Europe more reliant on Russian energy, Slovakia’s President Andrej Kiska said on Thursday. Kiska, who is not a member of any political party, is a pro-Western voice in NATO and...

    Ukrainian dolphin soldiers would rather die than live under Russian occupation
    May17

    Ukrainian dolphin soldiers would rather die than live under Russian occupation

    Ukraine’s dolphin army is so loyal, it went on a hunger strike when it was captured by Russian forces. At least that’s what Ukraine says. Let’s back up for a moment: Ukraine had a secret program that trains sea mammals to carry out military tasks, like locating torpedoes, and to act as therapy pets. It’s a lot like Sea...