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    Olympic Officials Strip Three More Athletes Of 2008, 2012 Medals
    Apr05

    Olympic Officials Strip Three More Athletes Of 2008, 2012 Medals

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has stripped three athletes of medals they won in the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics after reanalysis of samples returned positive for banned substances. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Canadian-Ukrainian defence deal could open doors to weapons sales to Kyiv
    Apr05

    Canadian-Ukrainian defence deal could open doors to weapons sales to Kyiv

    Ukraine’s quest to get access to sophisticated Western weapons and defence technologies to fight Russian-backed rebels in the eastern part of the country got a step closer with a defence co-operation agreement signed in Ottawa earlier this week. The bilateral deal, signed by Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan and his Ukrainian counterpart...

    Russia hopes Tillerson’s visit will lead to improved ties
    Apr05

    Russia hopes Tillerson’s visit will lead to improved ties

    The Russian Foreign Ministry said Tillerson’s talks next Wednesday with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will focus on the fight against terrorism, various regional conflicts including Syria and Ukraine, tensions around North Korea and nuclear arms control. The U.S. State Department said Tillerson will meet with Lavrov and other...

    The Trump-Russia allegations sound incriminating. But would any of them be illegal?
    Apr05

    The Trump-Russia allegations sound incriminating. But would any of them be illegal?

    There are three main sets of laws that Trump’s associates could possibly be charged for violating. The growing number of allegations about President Trump’s links to Russia sounds really incriminating. But would any of them actually be illegal? As the FBI probes possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Moscow in the run-up...

    Rex Tillerson to discuss Ukraine, Syria, nukes in 1st official Russia visit next week
    Apr05

    Rex Tillerson to discuss Ukraine, Syria, nukes in 1st official Russia visit next week

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will focus on the fight against terrorism, various regional conflicts and nuclear arms control. …read more Source: Global...

    Tillerson to Visit Moscow
    Apr05

    Tillerson to Visit Moscow

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to Russia after attending the G7 Foreign Ministers’ meeting in Italy next week, the State Department announced Wednesday. Following the conclusion of the meeting on April 11, Tillerson will travel to Moscow to meet with Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov to discuss Ukraine, counterterrorism...

    Tillerson to meet Lavrov in Moscow next week
    Apr05

    Tillerson to meet Lavrov in Moscow next week

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to Moscow next Wednesday for a meeting with Russian officials, including the Kremlin’s foreign minister, Sergey Lavrov.Tillerson plans to discuss issues including Ukraine, North Korea, Syria, and counterterrorism with the officials while in Moscow, according to the State Department.The “trip is...

    Tillerson Moscow Visit Set For April 11-12
    Apr05

    Tillerson Moscow Visit Set For April 11-12

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will visit Moscow on April 11-12 for talks with his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Tanks Join Battlefield Exercise In Lithuania
    Apr05

    U.S. Tanks Join Battlefield Exercise In Lithuania

    U.S. soldiers and tanks joined troops in Lithuania in a training exercise aimed at better operational integration among the NATO partners. The simulation of capturing an airfield in the former Soviet country comes amid increased tension with Russia. (Reuters) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A Soviet Man
    Apr05

    A Soviet Man

    News of the passing of Yevgeniy Yevtushenko, probably the best-known Soviet poet among those who managed to outlive their native country, resonated deeply in both the literary community and the ordinary public across Russia. Much will be said as we near the day of his funeral in the iconic village of Peredelkino, close to Moscow, on April 12—at...