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Thousands rally in Moscow to commemorate slain opposition leader before election

Added: 25.02.2018 14:35 | 4 views | 0 comments

Thousands marched through central Moscow on Sunday (Feb 25) to commemorate murdered Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, calling for President Vladimir Putin to be ousted just three weeks before a presidential election.


Thousands march in memory of slain Russian opposition leader

Added: 25.02.2018 13:48 | 13 views | 0 comments

Thousands of people have marched down a central Moscow boulevard to mark the third anniversary of the slaying of Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov.
Nemtsov was shot and killed on Feb. 27, 2015 while walking on a bridge near the Kremlin. His death sent shock waves through Russia's beleaguered...


Zidane offers condolences after Basque police officer´s death

Added: 23.02.2018 18:39 | 5 views | 0 comments

Zinedine Zidane joined Spanish politicians in expressing condolences to the family of the police officer who died following Thursday's clash between supporters of Athletic Bilbao and Spartak Moscow. Inocencio Alonso Garcia, 51, suffered a fatal cardiac arrest and was pronounced dead at the Basurto University hospital after groups were filmed throwing flares amid violent scenes. ...]

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Moscow calls for 'guarantees' in proposed UN Syria ceasefire

Added: 23.02.2018 17:02 | 19 views | 0 comments

MOSCOW: Russia on Friday criticized a proposed UN resolution calling for a 30-day ceasefire in Syria, demanding that there be "guarantees" that the truce would be respected by the rebel fighters. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said of the proposal that "no one can answer the...

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FIFA sure of World Cup security despite fresh Russian fan violence

Added: 23.02.2018 13:47 | 18 views | 0 comments

FIFA said on Friday it had every confidence in its security measures at the World Cup in Russia after hooliganism in the host nation came under fresh scrutiny following violent incidents involving Spartak Moscow supporters on Thursday in which a policeman died of a heart attack.


Europa League: Last-16 draw in full

Added: 23.02.2018 12:48 | 5 views | 0 comments

The draw for the last 16 of the Europa League was held on Friday, with Arsenal, Atletico Madrid, AC Milan and Borussia Dortmund among the names in the hat. Milan against Arsenal is the pick of the ties, while Atletico Madrid have been pitted against Lokomotiv Moscow. Lyon, attempting to reach the final at their Groupama Stadium ...]


Police officer dies after violent clashes before soccer game

Added: 23.02.2018 12:11 | 20 views | 0 comments

A police officer has died as rival fans violently clashed before a European soccer game between Spanish club Athletic Bilbao and Russian team Spartak Moscow.


Basque police express ´dismay´ at death of officer after fan violence

Added: 23.02.2018 11:39 | 3 views | 0 comments

The regional police force of the Basque country has expressed its "dismay" after one of their officers died from a cardiac arrest following violence between supporters of Athletic Bilbao and Spartak Moscow on Thursday. Trouble erupted near Athletic's San Mames stadium before the Europa League round of 32 second leg, with the two sets of ...]


IOC edges closer to bringing Russia in from the cold - sources

Added: 23.02.2018 8:07 | 8 views | 0 comments

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is edging closer to allowing Russia to march behind their national flag at the Winter Games closing ceremony, sources said, in a move Moscow hopes will mark the end of its ostracism from world sport.

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Police officer dies after clashes between Athletic Bilbao and Spartak Moscow fans

Added: 23.02.2018 0:18 | 6 views | 0 comments

An officer has died after clashes between Athletic Bilbao and Spartak Moscow fans in the Spanish city, the country's national police service has confirmed. The National Police Corps issued a statement via Twitter on Thursday, in which they offered their condolences to the family of an officer from the Ertzaintza, the regional force of the ...]

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