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    Gerard Depardieu Banned From Ukraine Over Support For Russia
    Jul29

    Gerard Depardieu Banned From Ukraine Over Support For Russia

    KIEV, July 29 (Reuters) – Ukraine has banned French actor Gerard Depardieu from entering the country for five years, its state security service said on Wednesday, apparently for making comments that suggested he supported Russia’s annexation of Crimea last year.Government spokeswoman Olena Hitlyanska said the 66-year-old, known for...

    The Aging Stars of Major League Soccer
    Jul29

    The Aging Stars of Major League Soccer

    Mike Segar / Reuters A year ago, at the twilight of a spectacular soccer career playing in England’s Premier League, the midfielder Frank Lampard announced that he had signed with a team that had never kicked a ball before—a team with no history but thousands of fans and very deep pockets. New York City FC, the newly accredited arm of...

    Donetsk People’s Republic Wants to Play Ukraine at Football
    Jul29

    Donetsk People’s Republic Wants to Play Ukraine at Football

    The pro-Russian rebels currently holding lands in Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk region have set up a football union and prioritized organising a domestic championship as well as a national side to eventually take on Ukraine. The rebels, who refer to their administration as the Donetsk People’s Republic (DNR), officially launched their...

    Special Report: Ukraine struggles to control maverick battalions
    Jul29

    Special Report: Ukraine struggles to control maverick battalions

    By Elizabeth Piper and Sergiy Karazy KIEV (Reuters) – From a basement billiard club in central Kiev, Dmytro Korchynsky commands a volunteer… …read more Source:...

    Actor Depardieu banned from Ukraine for stance on Russia
    Jul29

    Actor Depardieu banned from Ukraine for stance on Russia

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine has banned French actor Gerard Depardieu from entering the country for five years, its state security service said on… …read more Source:...

    OSCE Calls For Safe Conditions In Ukraine After Monitor Injured In Blast
    Jul29

    OSCE Calls For Safe Conditions In Ukraine After Monitor Injured In Blast

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s special mission to Ukraine on July 28 made a fresh appeal to all sides in the military conflict in eastern Ukraine to guarantee safe conditions for its monitors after one of its officers was wounded during an exchange of fire. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Blacklists French Actor Gerard Depardieu For Five Years
    Jul29

    Ukraine Blacklists French Actor Gerard Depardieu For Five Years

    Ukraine has blacklisted French film star, now Russian national, Gerard Depardieu, barring him from entering the country for five years, a spokeswoman for the National Security Service of Ukraine said on July 28. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia expected to veto UN tribunal on MH17
    Jul29

    Russia expected to veto UN tribunal on MH17

    Russia on Wednesday is expected to veto a UN Security Council resolution to set up an international criminal court to prosecute those responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine a year ago. …read more Source: CTV...

    World Briefing: U.N. Council to Vote on Creating Tribunal On Downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight
    Jul29

    World Briefing: U.N. Council to Vote on Creating Tribunal On Downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight

    The jetliner is believed to have been destroyed by a surface-to-air missile fired from territory controlled by pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: The New York...

    Russian veto expected as UN votes on tribunal for downing of Malaysian plane
    Jul29

    Russian veto expected as UN votes on tribunal for downing of Malaysian plane

    Russia is expected to veto a U.N. Security Council resolution to set up an international criminal court to prosecute those responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine a year ago. …read more Source: Global...