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August 30, 2018 3:02 am gmt |
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SriLankan Airlines had reimbursed the Sri Lankan Embassy in Russia approximately Rs. 24 million that it had allegedly spent to arrange a get-together organised to provide publicity to the newly appointed SriLankan General Sales Agent (GSA) for Russia. This was revealed in front of the Presidential Co...
In World
August 9, 2018 3:02 am gmt |
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The US has said it will impose fresh sanctions on Russia after determining it used nerve agent against a former Russian double agent living in the UK. Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were found unconscious on a bench in the city of Salisbury in March. The attack left the pair seriously ill, but...
In Football
July 7, 2018 9:26 am gmt |
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When Karl Marx was defining socialism, he mentioned how it’s the movement of the socius. Philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre was not as subtle, and went on to use football as an example for the nature of organisation. He suggested any activity (praxis) done by an individual which is for the benefit of the t...
In Football
June 29, 2018 3:56 am gmt |
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Russian president Vladimir Putin and FIFA President Gianni Infantino opened an exhibition soccer match on a pitch in Red Square on Thursday (June 28), with Putin taking the ceremonial first kick. Russian youth players were joined by former star footballers from Brazil, Germany and Spain – Ronal...
In Football
June 20, 2018 3:36 am gmt |
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World Cup hosts Russia virtually booked their place in the second round with a 3-1 win over Egypt on Tuesday (June 19) that moved them to top of Group A with six points from two games. Three goals in the space of 15 minutes early in the second half put the Russians firmly in command […]...
In Syria
April 23, 2018 3:12 am gmt |
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Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven leading industrialized nations on Sunday (April 22) discussed ways to pressure Russia on conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, which have badly tarnished Moscow’s ties with the West. It is the first high-level meeting of the allies since the United States, Fr...
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April 7, 2018 11:24 am gmt |
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The US has imposed sanctions on seven Russian oligarchs and 17 senior government officials, accusing them of “malign activity around the globe”. Twelve companies owned by the oligarchs, the state arms exporter and a bank are also sanctioned. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the pena...
In Britain
March 29, 2018 3:33 am gmt |
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Britain’s foreign minister, Boris Johnson, said on Wednesday (March 28) Russia had underestimated the international response to the nerve agent attack on a Russian spy in England which London blames on Moscow. Johnson told an audience of ambassadors in London that 27 countries had now moved to ...
In Britain
March 28, 2018 5:41 am gmt |
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British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday (March 27) that 25 countries have now moved to expel Russian diplomats over Moscow’s suspected involvement in the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in England. May, speaking to lawmakers in parliament, also noted NATO’s d...
In Football
March 28, 2018 3:09 am gmt |
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Brazil edged past world champions Germany 1-0 in their international friendly on Tuesday (March 27) to snap their opponents’ 22-match unbeaten run and exact some measure of revenge for their 2014 World Cup semi-final humiliation. Gabriel Jesus headed in the winner in the 37th minute as Brazil, ...
In Canada
March 27, 2018 5:41 am gmt |
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Canada said on Monday (March 26) it would expel four Russian diplomats, joining the United States and governments across Europe in punishing the Kremlin for a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in Britain that they have blamed on Moscow. The four diplomats are based at the Embassy of the Russ...
In Britain
March 27, 2018 4:48 am gmt |
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British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday (March 26) that 18 countries have announced plans to expel Russian intelligence officers in response to Moscow’s suspected involvement in a nerve agent attack in England on a former Russian spy this month. May also told Parliament that more than...
In Britain
March 22, 2018 5:17 am gmt |
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Inspectors from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) have began work on at the scene of the nerve agent attack on former Russian agent Sergei Skripal in the English city of Salisbury, a Reuters photographer said. The inspectors were seen arriving on Wednesday (March 21) at ...
In Britain
March 20, 2018 5:07 am gmt |
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British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday (March 19) Russia was to blame for the poisoning of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal, rejecting denials from Russian President Vladimir Putin. Speaking on a visit to Birmingham, May said she believed Russia had the “capability” a...
In World
March 19, 2018 3:24 am gmt |
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Russian President Vladimir Putin won a landslide re-election victory on Sunday (March 18), extending his rule over the world’s largest country for another six years at a time when his ties with the West are on a hostile trajectory. According to the official preliminary results after nearly 30 p...
In World
March 18, 2018 10:56 am gmt |
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Muscovites began voting in a presidential election on Sunday (March 18) set to give Vladimir Putin a commanding victory that could only be blemished if large numbers do not bother taking part because the result is so predictable. In the Russian capital polling stations opened at 0500 hrs GMT, and vot...
In Britain
March 15, 2018 4:54 am gmt |
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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Wednesday (March 14) the United States believes Russia is responsible for a chemical attack in Britain on a former Russia double agent and his daughter, and the U.N. Security Council should take action. “The United States believes that R...
In Britain
March 13, 2018 10:25 am gmt |
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The European Union will stand by Britain after London said it was likely that Moscow was behind a nerve toxin attack on a former Russian double agent in England, European Commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis said on Tuesday (March 13). However, the EU, which has struggled to maintain a common front in imp...
In Britain
March 11, 2018 5:02 am gmt |
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Britain deployed specialist troops on Friday (March 9) to remove potentially contaminated objects from the English city where a Russian former double agent and his daughter were poisoned with a nerve agent. Sergei Skripal, 66, who passed Russian secrets to Britain, and his daughter Yulia, 33, have be...