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    Spain, England look to fresh faces in Euro 2016 bids
    Mar26

    Spain, England look to fresh faces in Euro 2016 bids

    Paris (AFP) – A rejuvenated Spain recommence their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign at home to Ukraine in Seville on Friday, while the prospect of seeing Harry Kane make his debut is the main attraction as England face Lithuania.In their first outing since a 1-0 friendly loss to Germany in November, reigning European champions Spain put their...

    Russian Security Council Warns US Seeks ‘Color Revolution’ Against Kremlin
    Mar26

    Russian Security Council Warns US Seeks ‘Color Revolution’ Against Kremlin

    The Security Council of the Russian Federation warned on Wednesday that the United States is trying to create a new global order and could instigate a “color revolution” in Russia in an attempt to destabilize Russian President Vladimir Putin, following the second meeting with Putin this month. Part of that strategy, the SCRF said, is fueling...

    Scared of Putin’s Shadow
    Mar26

    Scared of Putin’s Shadow

    In Sanctioning Dugin, Washington Got the Wrong Man March 25, 2015 …read more Source: Foreign...

    Bus runs over landmine in Ukraine, four dead
    Mar26

    Bus runs over landmine in Ukraine, four dead

    Doug G. WareARTEMIVSK, Ukraine, March 25 (UPI) — Four people died Wednesday in Ukraine after a passenger bus they were riding on ran over a landmine while allegedly evading a government checkpoint. …read more Source: United Press...

    While Ukraine’s oligarchs squabble, Putin laughs
    Mar26

    While Ukraine’s oligarchs squabble, Putin laughs

    As if its festering conflict with Russia and war-torn economy weren’t enough, Ukraine is facing a growing self-inflicted problem: a showdown between the government in Kyiv and an influential billionaire with his own private army. Sadly, this is not a righteous fight on either side. The standoff — which started last week — entered a new...

    Ukraine’s stability under threat after president fires pro-Kiev tycoon
    Mar26

    Ukraine’s stability under threat after president fires pro-Kiev tycoon

    KIEV, Ukraine — In a major test of Ukraine’s fragile political stability, President Petro Poroshenko Wednesday dismissed a billionaire regional ally who had established his own power base near the front-lines of pro-Russian rebels.Read full article >> …read more Source: The Washington...

    Senior US Official: Corruption Ukraine’s ‘Second War’
    Mar26

    Senior US Official: Corruption Ukraine’s ‘Second War’

    The United States is closely watching signs of possible major anti-corruption moves in Ukraine involving the forced resignation of a billionaire governor and the arrest of two top state emergency officials. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called for the resignation Tuesday of Ihor Kolomoisky, a powerful businessman who had been serving as...

    Russia Military Update: Russian Armed Forces Will Draft Thousands Of Crimea Residents This Year
    Mar26

    Russia Military Update: Russian Armed Forces Will Draft Thousands Of Crimea Residents This Year

    Russian armed forces will draft thousands of Crimea residents this year regardless of their ethnic origin, according to Tass, a state media outlet. Up to 5,000 people are expected to join Russia’s military under a law passed Wednesday that established special rules for exemptions and deferments from the draft for residents of Crimea and...

    Decoder: The Plague
    Mar26

    Decoder: The Plague

    The first victim of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa was almost certainly a 2-year-old boy in the small village of Meliandou in southeastern Guinea. Since his death in December 2013, the disease—whose previous outbreaks killed at most hundreds of people, and generally in rural areas—has infected thousands of people across West Africa, as well as...

    Ukraine’s stability under threat after dismissal of tycoon
    Mar26

    Ukraine’s stability under threat after dismissal of tycoon

    KIEV, Ukraine — In a major test of Ukraine’s fragile political stability, President Petro Poroshenko’s Wednesday dismissed a billionaire regional ally who had established his own power base near the front-lines of pro-Russian rebels. Kolomoisky, one of Ukraine’s richest men, had been a staunch backer of Kiev, widely credited for...