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    World Athletic Body Suspends Russia from Track and Field for Doping
    Nov14

    World Athletic Body Suspends Russia from Track and Field for Doping

    The world athletics governing body suspended Russia on Friday from participating in global track and field events because of alleged state-sponsored doping. The International Association of Athletics Federations voted 22 to 1 in favor of provisional sanctions on Russia. This includes banning the Russian track and field team from competing in the...

    Biden To Visit Ukraine In December Amid Peace Efforts
    Nov14

    Biden To Visit Ukraine In December Amid Peace Efforts

    The White House announced November 13 that U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will visit Ukraine in early December amid efforts to forge a lasting peace in the war-torn nation. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Stuck between past and present, Lenin lingers on in parts of ex-USSR
    Nov14

    Stuck between past and present, Lenin lingers on in parts of ex-USSR

    Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) (AFP) – On a recent morning a small group of pensioners gathered round a monument to Communist leader Vladimir Lenin in a far-flung corner of the bygone empire he helped found.The system he established disappeared from Kyrgyzstan in central Asia when the Soviet Union collapsed some 25 years ago but the Russian leader...

    Biden to meet with Ukraine government leaders next month
    Nov13

    Biden to meet with Ukraine government leaders next month

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden will visit Ukraine early next month for meetings with the country’s president, prime minister and members of parliament. …read more Source: CNS...

    Biden to meet with Ukraine government leaders next month
    Nov13

    Biden to meet with Ukraine government leaders next month

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden will visit Ukraine early next month for meetings with the country’s president, prime minister and… …read more Source:...

    ‘Illegal Migrants’ Among Six Dead In Ukrainian Helicopter Crash
    Nov13

    ‘Illegal Migrants’ Among Six Dead In Ukrainian Helicopter Crash

    At least six people have been killed, including suspected illegal migrants, in the crash of a Ukrainian-registered helicopter in eastern Slovakia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trudeau’s debut on world stage a chance to move from style to substance
    Nov13

    Trudeau’s debut on world stage a chance to move from style to substance

    They say you never get a second chance to make a first impression. That will be Justin Trudeau’s main task over the next week, when he interacts face-to-face for the first time as prime minister with the likes of U.S. President Barack Obama, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Xinping. Trudeau was to leave Friday night...

    Russian State-Controlled TV Airs ‘Secret’ Plans for Nuclear Weapon
    Nov13

    Russian State-Controlled TV Airs ‘Secret’ Plans for Nuclear Weapon

    MOSCOW (AP) — Details of a new Russian submarine-launched nuclear torpedo have been shown on state-controlled TV, a secret the Kremlin said should never have been aired. Some observers, however, saw it as a deliberate leak. ‘Secret’ Russian nuclear torpedo blueprint leaked https://t.co/jkzSP6PjQV pic.twitter.com/5EbDr3rW1G — Fox News...

    IAAF poised to suspend Russian federation in doping scandal
    Nov13

    IAAF poised to suspend Russian federation in doping scandal

    LONDON (AP) — IAAF leaders are set to suspend the Russian federation on Friday, keeping the country’s track and field athletes out of international competition for an indefinite period that could include next year’s Olympics in Brazil. IAAF President Sebastian Coe convenes an emergency meeting of his 27-member council via...

    Ukrainian man acquitted of planning bomb attack on Russia’s London embassy
    Nov13

    Ukrainian man acquitted of planning bomb attack on Russia’s London embassy

    A jury has cleared a Ukrainian man accused of plotting to blow up the Russian embassy in London after being radicalized by the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...