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    Russians offer ‘broad cooperation’ in effort to avoid ban
    Nov13

    Russians offer ‘broad cooperation’ in effort to avoid ban

    MOSCOW (AP) — In an effort to avoid a ban from track and field, Russia offered “broad cooperation” on doping reforms on Friday, including the creation of a new anti-doping agency. Track’s governing body is to decide later Friday on whether to suspend Russia from competition following a World Anti-Doping Agency commission’s report that...

    Ukraine, EU To Discuss Free Trade Deal In Kiev
    Nov13

    Ukraine, EU To Discuss Free Trade Deal In Kiev

    The European Union’s Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström is scheduled to meet with Ukraine’s top leaders in Kiev to move forward a discussion on the creation of a free trade agreement by the beginning of 2016. …read more Source: International Business...

    World Leaders Prepare for G20 Summit in Turkey
    Nov13

    World Leaders Prepare for G20 Summit in Turkey

    Leaders of the world’s 20 biggest economies (the G20) are to meet in the Turkish resort town of Antalya for two days, starting Sunday, to discuss economic and tax cooperation, the migrant crisis and climate change. We take a look at what to expect and what it means. What is the G20? The G20, an abbreviation for “The Group of Twenty,” is an...

    Tereshchenko Dynasty Descendant Now Mayor In Ukraine
    Nov13

    Tereshchenko Dynasty Descendant Now Mayor In Ukraine

    The French descendant of one of the Russian Empire’s richest family dynasties this week became mayor of the Ukrainian town of Hlukhiv where his famly made its fortunes. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Athletics scandal dents Putin’s sporting soft power push
    Nov13

    Athletics scandal dents Putin’s sporting soft power push

    Moscow (AFP) – Judo-loving President Vladimir Putin has used glitzy sporting events to showcase the successes of his rule, but the scandal now engulfing Russian athletics risks tarnishing that image.Moscow splashed out an estimated $51 billion (47 billion euros) on hosting the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi and is currently busy...

    Star Pole-Vaulter Bubka Calls For Protection Of Innocent Athletes
    Nov13

    Star Pole-Vaulter Bubka Calls For Protection Of Innocent Athletes

    Legendary Ukrainian Pole-Vaulter Sergei Bubka, a key member of a panel that will decide whether to ban Russian athletes from international competition November 13, says he wants to protect the innocent. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian President Gives High State Award To Soros
    Nov13

    Ukrainian President Gives High State Award To Soros

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has awarded U.S. financier and billionaire philanthropist George Soros with the Ukraine’s Order of Liberty. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    ICC Probe: No Crimes Against Humanity At Ukraine’s EuroMaidan
    Nov13

    ICC Probe: No Crimes Against Humanity At Ukraine’s EuroMaidan

    A preliminary probe by the International Criminal Court (ICC) suggests that Ukraine’s security forces used “excessive and indiscriminate” force in the 2014 EuroMaidan protests but are not guilty of crimes against humanity. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian parliament approves bill banning discrimination of gays
    Nov13

    Ukrainian parliament approves bill banning discrimination of gays

    Ukrainian lawmakers have approved a bill that bans discrimination of gays, key legislation intended to help pave the way for visa-free travel between Ukraine and the European Union. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Ukrainian parliament approves bill banning discrimination of gays
    Nov12

    Ukrainian parliament approves bill banning discrimination of gays

    Ukrainian lawmakers have approved a bill that bans discrimination of gays, key legislation intended to help pave the way for visa-free travel between Ukraine and the European Union. …read more Source: CTV...