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    The Rio Olympics: A Crib Sheet
    Aug10

    The Rio Olympics: A Crib Sheet

    The most decorated athlete in Olympics history took home his 20th gold medal on Tuesday night. For America’s Michael Phelps, this isn’t just the latest victory in an extraordinary run, it’s also sweet, sweet payback for his silver-medal finish to South Africa’s Chad le Clos at the 2012 Games, and a possibly definitive...

    Rio 2016: Who is Ukraine’s Olympic Wrestling Prodigy Zhan Beleniuk?
    Aug10

    Rio 2016: Who is Ukraine’s Olympic Wrestling Prodigy Zhan Beleniuk?

    Dressed in civilian clothes 25-year-old wrestler, Zhan Beleniuk, seems gentle and humble. But once he steps into the ring, sporting Ukraine’s tryzub symbol on his singlet, he has is capable of bringing down the world’s top grapplers. This summer will mark his first appearance at the Olympic Games. Beleniuk currently holds the European...

    Olympic highlights from Day 4: ‘Final Five’ tumbles to gold, U.S. dominates in Rio pool
    Aug10

    Olympic highlights from Day 4: ‘Final Five’ tumbles to gold, U.S. dominates in Rio pool

    After her teammates Aly Raisman and Laurie Hernandez performed exceptionally on the floor, American gymnast Simone Biles only needed better than 7.591 for her routine to secure the Olympic gold medal for the U.S. on Tuesday. It wasn’t even close. Ladies and Gentlemen, the 4’8” giant, @Simone_Biles​. https://t.co/8UlQsUiW6F...

    Two Russians killed in reported foiled attacks in Crimea
    Aug10

    Two Russians killed in reported foiled attacks in Crimea

    MOSCOW – The Russian intelligence agency FSB said on Wednesday that one of its employees and a soldier were killed in separate incidents in Crimea described as foiled terrorist attacks. The FSB said in a statement that its officer was killed late on Saturday outside the town of Armyansk within miles of the de-facto border between Crimea and...

    Russia Accuses Ukraine Intelligence Agents of Plotting Terror Attacks
    Aug10

    Russia Accuses Ukraine Intelligence Agents of Plotting Terror Attacks

    Russia’s Federal Security Service accused intelligence agents at the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense of plotting terror attacks in Crimea on Wednesday, the latest sign of deteriorating conditions in the region. The Federal Security Service said in a statement on its website that it had prevented terror attacks planned by the Ukrainian...

    Hundreds Of Secret Russian Mercenaries Are Dying In Syria’s Civil War, Report Alleges
    Aug10

    Hundreds Of Secret Russian Mercenaries Are Dying In Syria’s Civil War, Report Alleges

    The Russian government is allegedly secretly paying young men to fight extremists in Syria, despite the Kremlin’s repeated claims that the country’s involvement in the war is strictly aerial, according to one news agency.On Wednesday, Britain-based Sky News reported that a private military company called ‘Wagner’ illegal...

    Hundreds Of Secret Russian Mercenaries Are Dying In Syria’s Civil War, Report Alleges
    Aug10

    Hundreds Of Secret Russian Mercenaries Are Dying In Syria’s Civil War, Report Alleges

    The Russian government is allegedly secretly paying young men to fight extremists in Syria, despite the Kremlin’s repeated claims that the country’s involvement in the war is strictly aerial, according to one news agency.On Wednesday, Britain-based Sky News reported that a private military company called ‘Wagner’ illegal...

    Russia Accuses Ukraine of Preparing Crimea Flare Up
    Aug10

    Russia Accuses Ukraine of Preparing Crimea Flare Up

    Russia has accused Ukraine of preparing an attack on Crimea in a bid to “destabilize” the region, Moscow’s FSB security service announced on its website Wednesday. Crimea was annexed by Russia from Ukraine in 2014 and is internationally recognized as occupied Ukrainian territory. Moscow considers it part of the Russian Federation, however,...

    2 Russians killed in reported foiled attacks in Crimea
    Aug10

    2 Russians killed in reported foiled attacks in Crimea

    The Russian intelligence agency FSB said on Wednesday that one of its employees and a soldier were killed in separate incidents in Crimea described as foiled terrorist attacks. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    2 Russians killed in reported foiled attacks in Crimea
    Aug10

    2 Russians killed in reported foiled attacks in Crimea

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian intelligence agency FSB said on Wednesday that one of its employees and a soldier were killed in separate incidents in… …read more Source:...