Sochi, Russia Newswire (Page 6)

Sochi, Russia Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. The tricky politics of ditching the Russia and Qatar World CupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | The Globe and Mail

    Russia's President Vladimir Putin and FIFA President Sepp Blatter take part in the official hand over ceremony for the 2018 World Cup scheduled to take place in Russia, in Rio de Janeiro July 13, 2014. REUTERS/Alexey Nikolsky/RIA Novosti/Kremlin Russia's President Vladimir Putin and FIFA President Sepp Blatter take part in the official hand over ceremony for the 2018 World Cup scheduled to take place in Russia, in Rio de Janeiro July 13, 2014.

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  2. Ex-wife of Russia's richest man wants half his fortuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | SFGate

    FILE In this Monday, Aug. 16, 2010 file photo Interros Investment Company President Vladimir Potanin, left, and Severstal's Chief Executive Alexei Mordashov, right, attend a meeting with then Russian President Dmitry Medvedev at the Bocharov Ruchei residence in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, southern Russia, RussiaA A A s most powerful businessmen have reason to be worried about the economic fallout from the takeover of Crimea and the sanctions imposed by the West as forecasts for RussiaA A A s economy have dropped sharply and capital flight is soaring.

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  3. You May Not Have Noticed It, But Obama Kind of Threw Ukraine under the Bus at the G7Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | National Review Online

    President Obama's major slip at the G7 summit in the Alps yesterday was his admission that he still doesn't have a " complete strategy " for confronting ISIS in Iraq, but that gaffe shouldn't overshadow another unfortunate comment the president made, about the situation in Ukraine . When a reporter asked what the next steps should be taken if Russia persists with its flagrant violations of the February "Minsk" ceasefire , the president pointed to a "strong consensus that we need to keep pushing Russia to abide by the terms of the Minsk agreement, [that] we need to continue to support and encourage Ukraine to meet its obligations under Minsk - that until that's completed, sanctions remain in place."

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  4. Honda Racing team Sweden and Rickard Rydell in Moscow WTCC returnRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | Motorsport.com

    Having been forced to sit out the last three rounds of the FIA World Touring Car Championship, Honda Racing team Sweden and Rickard Rydell are finally returning to the paddock for this weekend's WTCC Race of Russia at Moscow Raceway. Rydell has been recovering from illness since he was hit with thyroiditis in the build-up to the second round of the season in Marrakech in mid-April, but completed two positive days of testing at Mantorp Park in Sweden last week and is now cleared for a return to WTCC action in Moscow.

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  5. South Caucasus Railway CEO Attending Strategic Partnership - 1520...Read the original story

    Friday Jun 5 | Groong

    South Caucasus Railway CEO Viktor Rebets is now attending Strategic Partnership - 1520 International Rail Business Forum in Sochi on June 3 to 5, the company's press office reported on Friday. Leaders of railway businesses in Russia, CIS and EU countries gathered in Sochi to coordinate their approaches to development of the railway industry in the 1520 space and to make system decisions on important aspects of the railway complex operation, which include optimization of transportation process, modernization of transport infrastructure, attraction of investments and production of modern rolling stock.

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  6. South Caucasus Railway Company attending Tenth International Rail...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | ARMINFO news agency

    Director General of South-Caucasus Railway CJSC Victor Rebets is attending the Tenth International Rail Business Forum 1520 Strategic Partnership in Sochi on June 3-5, the company's press-service told ArmInfo. The Strategic Partnership 1520 is a bespoke international forum dealing with rail issues and is the largest business meeting of all major stakeholders across the wide gauge area.

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  7. Canada warns Russia it won't rejoin G7 with Putin in powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | Russia Taday

    Canadian PM Stephen Harper has pledged to "strongly oppose" Russia rejoining the Group of Seven nations as long as Vladimir Putin is president. The G7 suspended Moscow last year over the conflict in Ukraine, but hasn't ruled out allowing it back.

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  8. Middle East Christians Asking Russia To Defend Them From Islamic StateRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 4 | Groong

    TASS, Russia June 3, 2015 Wednesday 11:59 PM GMT+4 SOCHI June 3. Christian communities of the Middle East have urged their brethren in Russia to give them support and protection against the purges the Islamic State terrorist grouping is subjecting them to The appeal for help was ready out by activists of public organizations from Lebanon who addressed participants in a forum of young Christians underway in Sochi. Syria that has given shelter to refugees from Lebanon and other countries is the last bastion on the way of the Islamic State and if the Syrian government loses the struggle, the Christians will have to abandon the Middle East, said Chadi Dakhla, a spokesman for the Christian youth movement of Lebanon.

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  9. Christine Nesbitt retires from speed skatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | The London Free Press

    ... getting into," Lacroix said. Nesbitt had a bothersome left leg in the run-up to the '14 Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, and had every intention of rehabbing. But her aches and pains - coupled with her desire to get on with life - helped derail the ...

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  10. Angela Merkel interview: G7 summit will tackle global economy, foreign policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | CBC News

    The ambitious agenda for the upcoming two-day summit of G7 leaders in Germany includes everything from the Greek debt crisis to climate change. Three days before the start of the June 7-8 summit, CBC's Margaret Evans sat down with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to see what progress she hopes will be made at the summit on the key issues the Group of Seven leaders will be tackling.

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  11. Steinmeier warns against 'military escalation' in eastern UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Deutsche Welle

    Germany's foreign minister has expressed "grave concern" over the escalation of violence in eastern Ukraine. A flare-up in fighting is threatening to dismantle an already fragile cease-fire brokered four months ago.

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  12. Economy weighs on Russia WC plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | Iol.co.za

    President Vladimir Putin is still likely to host the World Cup in 2018 despite an FBI investigation into Russia's winning bid but his hopes of staging a tournament that impresses his critics are fading. Not only is the event mired in scandal because of corruption allegations hanging over Fifa, soccer's governing body, but the Russian government is being forced by an economic crisis to trim spending on its preparations.

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  13. Renewed fighting in Ukraine - just as West reassesses relations with RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... renewed into next year. The new violence also comes shortly after Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Sochi, Russia , to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The May 12 meeting was trumpeted by the Russian government as evidence that ...

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  14. How FIFA hid a most pernicious evilRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 4 | GantDaily.com

    If you think FIFA is all about sport, you're missing the most important and potentially transformative campaign to uncover and punish the misdeeds of people who use soccer as a way to enrich themselves and their friends. The news that FIFA A1 4ber-boss Sepp Blatter has agreed to step down is much overdue.

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  15. Economy weighs on Russia World Cup plans amid FIFA scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | Channelnewsasia.com

    MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin is still likely to host the World Cup in 2018 despite an FBI investigation into Russia's winning bid but his hopes of staging a tournament that impresses his critics are fading. Not only is the event mired in scandal because of corruption allegations hanging over FIFA, football's governing body, but the Russian government is being forced by an economic crisis to trim spending on its preparations.

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  16. Rubin: Expose Putin's lies on UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Philly.com

    'I can tell you outright and unequivocally that there are no Russian troops in Ukraine," Russian President Vladimir Putin told a live TV audience in April. He was flat-out lying.

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  17. Putin's budget hides shift to war economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | HeraldNet

    Putin is allocating unprecedented amounts of secret funds to accelerate Russia's largest military buildup since the Cold War, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. The part of the federal budget that is so-called black - authorized but not itemized - has doubled since 2010 to 21 percent and now totals $60 billion, the Gaidar Institute, an independent think tank in Moscow, estimates.

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  18. In Our Opinion: Should prisons be allowed to use inmates for cheap labor?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Deseret News

    ... be about deprivation of potential; it should be a learning period toward real reform. Original bids to prepare Sochi, Russia, for the 2014 Winter Olympics were estimated at $8.8 billion. Actual development costs ballooned to $42 billion, making ...

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  19. We are the propagandists: The real story about how The New York Times ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Salon

    A couple of weeks ago, this column guardedly suggested that John Kerry's day-long talks in Sochi with Vladimir Putin and his foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, looked like a break in the clouds on numerous questions, primarily the Ukraine crisis. I saw no evidence that President Obama's secretary of state had suddenly developed a sensible, post-imperium foreign strategy consonant with a new era.

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  20. Thoughts of jihad, Chechen war keep Russia up all nightRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Washington Times

    Karma is a funny thing. It tends to bite you when you least expect it or when you can least afford it.

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