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September 30, 2018 9:32 AM Vladimir Putin’s annual calendars come out, reaction mixed

MOSCOW (AP) — What will it be this year? Vladimir Putin without a shirt astride a horse? Putin posing for a selfie with two jubilant brides? Or Putin cuddled up with a baby leopard? This year, Russians have been given a full range of choice in newly-published annual calendars featuring the Russian leader. Some were delighted, others remained skeptical 30

August 22, 2018 5:29 PM Credit Suisse freezes $5B in Russian money amid U.S. sanctions

ZURICH - One of Switzerland's largest banks, Credit Suisse, has frozen roughly 5 billion Swiss francs ($5 billion) of money linked to Russia to avoid falling foul of U.S. sanctions, according to its accounts, further increasing pressure on Moscow. The move by Credit Suisse, which owned aircraft surrendered by Russian tycoon Oleg Deripaska and had lent money 102

July 1, 2018 4:52 PM Akinfeev stars as Russia knocks out Spain on penalties

The host country advances to the World Cup quarterfinals at the expense of the 2010 champions MOSCOW, Russia – Russia captain Igor Akinfeev saved two penalties in a dramatic shootout as the World Cup hosts dumped title contenders Spain out in the last 16 following a 1-1 draw. Veteran Russia centerback Sergei Ignashevich gifted Spain the opening goal on 12 minutes 31

June 28, 2018 8:28 AM Oops, times 8: World Cup sets new record for own-goals

The penalty shot of Costa Rica’s Bryan Ruiz hits the head of Switzerland goalkeeper Yann Sommer after bouncing off the bar and goes in during the group E match between Switzerland and Costa Rica, at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod , Russia, Wednesday, June 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Baker) MOSCOW — Mexico defender 24

June 24, 2018 11:02 AM World’s ‘happiest’ and ‘grumpiest’ tourists revealed

Some people are harder to please than others. The bed’s too soft. The room’s too cold. The service is terrible. And according to a new report, many of the world’s most high-maintenance travelers come from Spain. In a ranking that aims to reveal which countries are the grumpiest and happiest travelers in the world, Spaniards emerged as the most “impressively 23

June 6, 2018 11:14 PM Russian envoy to Filipinos: Teach us how to smile

PAGADIAN CITY — If there’s one thing Russians would love to learn from the Filipino people, it is how to smile. Russian Ambassador to the Philippines Igor Khovaev told officials during his visit here on Monday that while Russians were known to rarely smile, Filipinos found it easy to smile at every opportunity, even in the face of disaster 15

March 28, 2018 9:10 AM Biggest foreign born communities in Europe

NEW DELHI — There are more Indian born people living in European Union countries today than Chinese born people. In total, there are 35.1 million people born outside of 28 EU countries living in EU. Almost, 20.6 % of them are of Asian origin. The largest number of foreign born residents are living in Germany (8.7 million), as per the latest data from Eurostat 19

March 12, 2018 11:41 PM House panel finds ‘no evidence’ of Trump-Russia election collusion

WASHINGTON, United States — A Republican-dominated House panel announced Monday that its investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election found no collusion by Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. “We have found no evidence of collusion, coordination or conspiracy between the Trump campaign and the Russians,” the majority Republicans 51

February 18, 2018 9:09 AM Russians face unfamiliar wait for first Olympic gold

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — The Winter Olympics are more than halfway done, and the Russians still don’t have a gold medal. It’s an unpleasant experience for a country which finished atop the medal standings in the games it hosted four years ago in Sochi with 13 gold medals — though two of those have since been stripped for doping. On the wall of the “Olympic 35

February 7, 2018 2:55 AM Pyeongchang Games set to open with Russians still in doubt

The Gangneung Ice Arena is illuminated at night prior to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana) PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — The Pyeongchang Winter Olympics open in two days, but the issue of which Russians are in — and which are out — is dominating the agenda of IOC President Thomas Bach. As Bach presides 36