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    Burning Down The Lubyanka
    Jun13

    Burning Down The Lubyanka

    The Russian performance artist Petr Pavlensky, who set fire to the entrance of the infamous FSB building in Lubyanka Square in Moscow, was found guilty and convicted to a half million ruble fine ($7,600) by a Moscow court this past week. Pavlensky had spent seven months under arrest after he burned the door of the building which has long been the...

    Germany makes winning start, warnings for England and Russia
    Jun13

    Germany makes winning start, warnings for England and Russia

    Germany began its campaign to add the 2016 European Championship to its 2014 World Cup with a promising 2-0 victory over Ukraine on Sunday, while England and Russia were threatened with expulsion from the tournament. …read more Source: FOX...

    France vows to expel foreign hooligans
    Jun13

    France vows to expel foreign hooligans

    PARIS (AP) — France’s government vowed Sunday to expel foreign football hooligans, saying their violence during the European Championship is distracting police from the fight against terrorism. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said he instructed local officials to issue expulsion orders for “all foreign supporters whose behavior disturbs...

    Brits Should Look to America Before Voting on Brexit
    Jun13

    Brits Should Look to America Before Voting on Brexit

    Donald Trump’s success in the U.S. is not unique. Europe is being buffeted by similar populist currents. Illiberal, nationalist governments rule Hungary and Poland. Austria nearly elected a right-wing nationalist as president. Anti-EU leftists share power in Portugal. Swiss voters have targeted immigration and Islam. The Dutch recently...

    Ukraine holds its first large-scale LGBT pride parade
    Jun13

    Ukraine holds its first large-scale LGBT pride parade

    Nearly 1,000 people participated in the parade, protected by thousands of police. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Hooliganism scars Euro 2016 as England, Russia risk ejection
    Jun13

    Hooliganism scars Euro 2016 as England, Russia risk ejection

    PARIS (AP) — Football hooliganism has been making a comeback at the European Championship and is challenging French authorities who have struggled to deal with the sudden surge in violence. England and Russia were threatened with expulsion from Euro 2016 by UEFA on Sunday if there is further violence from their fans during the tournament. Clashes...

    Ukraine Shields Gay Rights Parade From Repeat of Violence
    Jun12

    Ukraine Shields Gay Rights Parade From Repeat of Violence

    A peaceful march attracting about 2,000 people in Kiev was a striking contrast to what happened last year, when members of far-right organizations attacked the 300 or so participants, injuring dozens. …read more Source: The New York...

    UEFA Considers Expelling Russia, England from Euro 2016
    Jun12

    UEFA Considers Expelling Russia, England from Euro 2016

    European football’s governing body, UEFA, threatened Sunday to expel both Russia and England from Euro 2016 in France if their fans continue violent behavior. More than 35 people were injured in Marseille late Saturday after British and Russian soccer fans brawled in and around the Stade Velodrome. After the match ended in a 1-1 draw,...

    The Latest: Goetze leads Germany’s attack against Ukraine
    Jun12

    The Latest: Goetze leads Germany’s attack against Ukraine

    Joachim Loew opted for safety in picking Valencia defender Shkodran Mustafi over the inexperienced Joshua Kimmich …read more Source: U.S....

    The Latest: : Mustafi gives Germany 1-0 lead over Ukraine
    Jun12

    The Latest: : Mustafi gives Germany 1-0 lead over Ukraine

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest from soccer’s European Championship (all times local):___9:20 p.m.GOAL: Shkodran Mustafi scores for Germany in the 19th… …read more Source:...