Sochi, Russia Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Okanagan brother of Paralympian and friends on course for VictoriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2018 | The Abbotsford News

    ... kind of be his sponsor this year," said Tyler. His younger brother has skied in the last two Paralympic games Sochi, Russia and Pyeongchang, South Korea, and Tyler has had the opportunity to see him compete in person on the world stage. "It's pretty ...

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  2. Egypt's Sisi orders review of law curbing NGOsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2018 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ordered on Tuesday a review of a law long criticised by human rights groups that restricts the work of non-governmental organisations . Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi attends a signing ceremony following a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia October 17, 2018.

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  3. The danger of an unpopular PutinRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2018 | Times of Oman

    Just seven months ago, Russian President Vladimir Putin won re-election, for the fourth time, with 77 per cent of the vote. But according to a poll conducted by the Russian Public Opinion Research Center, if a presidential election were held now, Putin would probably receive only 47 per cent of the vote, forcing him into a second-round run-off.

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  4. Dunblane fencer heads Down Under in bid for Commonwealth gloryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2018 | The Daily Record

    ... this year. "Keira was picked for the British Under 17s in the European Championships which were being held in Sochi, Russia," said Alex. "But it was when the 'Beast for the East' struck and she was stuck in Newcastle and couldn't go."

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  5. Will Caspian deal help 'barely surviving' fishermen in Dagestan?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2018 | Al Jazeera

    After more than 20 years of dispute, five countries - Russia, Iran, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, and Turkmenistan - have signed an agreement that will resolve the legal status of the Caspian Sea, and devised a formula to divide its resources. Besides vast oil and gas reserves, the Caspian Sea is enormously rich in fish, with sturgeon being the most valuable.

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  6. Rakhimov elected to run amateur boxing despite IOC criticism Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2018 | WFTV Orlando

    An Uzbek businessman who has been accused of ties to organized crime was elected president of the amateur boxing association on Saturday, putting the sport on a collision course with the International Olympic Committee. The IOC criticized Gafur Rakhimov's bid to become head of AIBA, and it has yet to confirm boxing is on the program for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

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  7. Russia Influence Operations Taking Aim at US MilitaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2018 | Voice of America

    ... strategy. Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at a meeting of the Valdai International Discussion Club in Sochi, Russia, on Oct. 18, 2018. "There's nothing new with Russia or the Soviet Union wanting to have that degree of influence," Lt. Gen. ...

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  8. Fundraising run to begin Friday for B.C. ParalympianRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2018 | The Abbotsford News

    ... a member of the Canadian Paralympic Ski Team for seven years and has competed in the last two Paralympic games Sochi, Russia and Pyeongchang, South Korea. According to run organizers the young athlete has never expected to be treated any differently ...

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  9. WW3: Russia Vows It 'Will Act'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2018 | LewRockwell.com

    Russia has vowed that they "will act" should Ukraine or Georgia join NATO. Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu voiced his concern over what he described as the "militarization of the European continent," by promising action instead of empty rhetoric.

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  10. WADA president turns criticism to US sports leaguesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2018 | Washington Times

    Facing increased criticism over Russia 's reinstatement, World Anti-Doping Agency president Craig Reedie responded to one of his harshest detractors by pointing out that the major American sports leagues routinely ignore international guidelines. Reedie , speaking in an interview with The Associated Press on Thursday at a WADA event, again defended the plan to rehabilitate Russia following a three-year ban for corrupting sporting events, including the 2014 Sochi Olympics, by covering up doping.

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  11. WADA president turns criticism to American sports leaguesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2018 | CBC News

    World Anti Doping Agency president Craig Reedie said he has tried to persuade NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to get football subject to the WADA code. Facing increased criticism over Russia's reinstatement, World Anti-Doping Agency president Craig Reedie responded to one of his harshest detractors by pointing out that the major American sports leagues routinely ignore international guidelines.

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  12. Canadian freestyle skier Mike Riddle calls it a career at 32Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2018 | CBC News

    Edmonton-born Mike Riddle, the first Canadian skier to win an Olympic medal in halfpipe skiing, is retiring at age 32 after 12 seasons on the World Cup circuit. Retiring Canadian freestyle skier Mike Riddle is pictured competing in the halfpipe final at the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, four years after winning silver in Sochi, Russia.

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  13. The Eternal Defensive PuckRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2018 | Charter97

    Yesterday it seemed unbearable. The result of tracking has thrown the country off kilter.

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  14. Russia and China Are Apparently Both Under the ImpressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2018 | LewRockwell.com

    Could it be possible that the U.S. is heading for a major war? If you ask most Americans that question, they will look at you like you are crazy. For most people in this country, war with either Russia or China is not something to even be remotely concerned about.

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  15. How the International Media Willfully Plays Along with Erdogan's HypocrisyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2018 | Gateway Pundit

    ... this time. Last month, Erdogan met with Tehran's president Rouhani and Russian president Vladimir Putin in Sochi, Russia, where the three countries made agreements on better coordinating their regional activities. The Khashoggi affair, then, could ...

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  16. Mission impossible for next UN Syria envoy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2018 | IRIN

    After more than seven years of war and a peace process that never managed to end the violence, whoever takes over for Staffan de Mistura as the UN's special envoy for Syria has a tough job ahead - perhaps an impossible one. After four years on the job, the Swedish-Italian diplomat announced on 17 October that he will step down for "purely personal reasons" in late November.

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  17. Why the Istanbul summit failedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2018 | Al Jazeera

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and French President Emmanuel Macron attend a news conference after the October 27 summit [Reuters] After several delays, the Istanbul summit finally took place on Saturday, bringing together the leaders of Turkey, Russia, France and Germany to discuss peace in Syria . The four-way meeting was originally scheduled for early September, but major differences between the four led to its postponement.

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  18. Sudan, Russia discuss military cooperationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | Sudan Tribune

    Sudanese Army's Chief of General Staff Kamal Abdel-Marouf and Russia's deputy chief of staff, Admiral Igor Osipov, have discussed military cooperation between the two countries. Abdel-Marouf on Sunday met with the visiting Russian Admiral in the presence of Sudan's chief of staff of the naval forces, Maj.

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  19. White House, Kremlin engage in nuclear brinkmanshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2018 | Toledo Blade

    It came to a head this month when the U.S. ambassador to NATO effectively threatened Russia with preemptive war, citing an alleged deployment of Russian nuclear-capable cruise missiles near the NATO alliance's eastern border in violation of a bilateral arms control treaty. The 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty between the United States and the former Soviet Union bans them from possessing, testing, and deploying intermediate or short-range ground-launched cruise and ballistic missiles.

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  20. UN says Syria is blocking efforts to draft new constitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    The U.N. envoy for Syria urged its close ally Russia and world leaders on Friday to try to overcome President Bashar Assad's opposition to the formation of a committee to draft a new constitution that is key to ending the country's civil war. Staffan de Mistura told the Security Council the U.N. faces "a serious challenge" as a result of the government's objection.

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