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    Concerns remain after Ukraine awarded Champions League final
    Sep19

    Concerns remain after Ukraine awarded Champions League final

    Russia and Ukraine’s political rivalry will extend into the world of football next year as they try to outdo each other in hosting two of the sport’s biggest events. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Former NATO supreme allied commander gives 6 tips for negotiating with Vladimir Putin
    Sep19

    Former NATO supreme allied commander gives 6 tips for negotiating with Vladimir Putin

    REUTERS/Pablo MartinezPerhaps the most famous piece of stage direction in Western literature occurs in the third act of Shakespeare’s classic play “The Winter’s Tale: “Exit pursued by a bear.” There’s plenty of reason to think that being pursued by a bear, the most iconic image of Russia in international relations, is precisely...

    Trump to meet with Egyptian president
    Sep19

    Trump to meet with Egyptian president

    NEW YORK — Donald Trump has apparently taken Hillary Clinton’s bait.The Republican presidential nominee will meet on Monday with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in New York on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly, according to the Egyptian state media.Clinton, the Democratic nominee, announced last week that she would meet...

    After 1,192 days, Brazil mega-event run ends at Paralympics
    Sep19

    After 1,192 days, Brazil mega-event run ends at Paralympics

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — After 1,192 days, Brazil’s run of hosting mega-sports events came to an end Sunday at the Paralympic Games. It began with soccer’s Confederations Cup in 2013, extended to the 2014 World Cup, ran through IOC President Thomas Bach’s goodbye speech last month at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, and finished with...

    Pro-Putin Party Seen Winning Even More Power In Russia’s Parliament
    Sep18

    Pro-Putin Party Seen Winning Even More Power In Russia’s Parliament

    MOSCOW/SARANSK, Russia, Sept 18 (Reuters) – The ruling United Russia party is expected to win even greater dominance over Russia’s parliament in an election on Sunday, showing that support for President Vladimir Putin is holding up despite sanctions and a deep economic slowdown.The election for the Duma, or lower house of parliament,...

    Crimea Residents Vote In Russian Elections
    Sep18

    Crimea Residents Vote In Russian Elections

    Residents of Sevastopol on the Crimean peninsula went to the polls on September 18 to vote in Russia’s parliamentary elections. It was the first time that Crimean voters have taken part in a Russian election since the region was annexed by Russia in 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin’s Party Expected to Retain Power in Sunday’s Parliamentary Elections
    Sep18

    Putin’s Party Expected to Retain Power in Sunday’s Parliamentary Elections

    The ruling United Russia party is expected to retain its absolute majority and perhaps increase its dominance in Russia’s lower house, State Duma, in the parliamentary election Sunday. United Russia, led by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, a loyalist of President Vladimir Putting, has 238 of 450 Duma seats and dominates the more than 80...

    Protesters block Russian embassy in Kiev on election day
    Sep18

    Protesters block Russian embassy in Kiev on election day

    (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)MOSCOW (AP) — Complaints of election violations were increasing Sunday as Russians voted for a new national parliament. The voting for the 450 seats in the State Duma, the lower house of parliament, was not expected to substantially change the distribution of power, in which the pro-Kremlin United Russia party holds an...

    Protesters At Russian Embassy In Kyiv On Election Day
    Sep18

    Protesters At Russian Embassy In Kyiv On Election Day

    Dozens of right-wing protesters have gathered around the Russian Embassy in Ukraine’s capital where a polling station has been set up for Russian citizens who wish to vote in the country’s parliamentary elections. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Protesters block Russian embassy in Kyiv on election day
    Sep18

    Protesters block Russian embassy in Kyiv on election day

    Dozens of right-wing activists are blocking the entrance to Russia’s embassy in the Ukrainian capital, where a polling station has been set up for Russian citizens who wish to vote in their country’s parliamentary elections. …read more Source: CTV...