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    During Visit, EU Official Says Bloc Needs to Engage Russia
    Jun16

    During Visit, EU Official Says Bloc Needs to Engage Russia

    A top European Union official has said on a rare visit to Russia that the EU needs engage Russia despite the annexation of Crimea and economic sanctions against Moscow …read more Source: ABC...

    EU Leaders Come to Russia amid Weariness over Sanctions
    Jun16

    EU Leaders Come to Russia amid Weariness over Sanctions

    After a two-year break which felt more like a boycott, European leaders and chief executives of top multinational companies are back at Russia’s top economic gathering in a sign of weariness about European sanctions against Moscow.Russia’s annexation of Crimea in March 2014… …read more Source:...

    E.U. Leaders Gather in Russia, Potentially to Ease Sanctions
    Jun16

    E.U. Leaders Gather in Russia, Potentially to Ease Sanctions

    (ST. PETERSBURG, Russia) — After a two-year break, which felt more like a boycott, European leaders and chief executives of top multinational companies are back at Russia’s top economic gathering in a sign of weariness about European sanctions against Moscow. Russia’s annexation of Crimea in March 2014 and its support for separatist...

    Some Soccer Brass in the Former Soviet Union Yawn Over Fan Violence
    Jun16

    Some Soccer Brass in the Former Soviet Union Yawn Over Fan Violence

    Image: Soccer fans. Stock Photo. Pixabay.com Soccer fans around the world were outraged when an official of Russia’s football federation praised Russian thugs who attacked English fans in the stands where Russia and England had fought to a 1-1 tie in the European Championships. But the fact is that some soccer kingpins in the former Soviet...

    White House to Commit $220 Million to Supporting Ukraine
    Jun16

    White House to Commit $220 Million to Supporting Ukraine

    The White House plans to commit $220 million to Ukraine in support of economic, political, and energy reforms, Vice President Biden said in a meeting with Ukraine’s Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman Wednesday. “The Vice President expressed strong support for the prime minister’s ambitious reform efforts and commended him for the...

    EU leaders come to Russia in a sign sanctions could be eased
    Jun16

    EU leaders come to Russia in a sign sanctions could be eased

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — After a two-year break which felt like a boycott European leaders and chief executives of top multinational companies are coming to Russia to speak at the country’s top economic gathering. Russia’s annexation of Crimea in March 2014 and support for separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine landed President...

    Putin To Discuss Russia-EU Matters With Juncker On June 16
    Jun16

    Putin To Discuss Russia-EU Matters With Juncker On June 16

    Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the St. Petersburg economic forum on June 16. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    TV-radio listings: June 16
    Jun16

    TV-radio listings: June 16

    Television Golf U.S. Open FS1 9 a.m.Fox 4 p.m. Golf LPGA Meijer Classic Golf 1:30 p.m. Pro baseball Seattle at Tampa Bay MLB noon Pro baseball Texas at Oakland FSSW 2:30 p.m. Pro baseball Detroit at Kansas City MLB 7 p.m. Pro basketball WNBA: Seattle at Dallas FSSW 7:30 p.m. Pro basketball Golden State at Cleveland ABC 8 p.m. Soccer England vs....

    NATO Must Stop Crowding Russia
    Jun16

    NATO Must Stop Crowding Russia

    Ted Galen Carpenter Security, Russia Menacing moves on Moscow’s doorstep are a bad idea. The announcement that NATO would deploy four battalions of troops to the Baltic republics and Poland is merely the latest evidence that Western officials are utterly tone deaf about how their actions are going to be received in Moscow. The apparent...

    Four Kazakh Gold Medalists At London Olympics Fail Drug Retests
    Jun16

    Four Kazakh Gold Medalists At London Olympics Fail Drug Retests

    Four Olympic weightlifting champions from Kazakhstan, including the sport’s most celebrated figure Ilya Ilyin, are among 10 lifters who failed drug tests in a reanalysis of samples taken at the London 2012 Olympics. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...