Ronaldo relishes life under Sarri at Juventus
Ronaldo says he is enjoying Juventus’ attacking style more this season as the team impress after adapting to life under Maurizio Sarri. Juve has won six consecutive matches across all competitions and sit top of Champions League Group D ahead of today’s home match against Lokomotiv Moscow.
Russian actor jailed for 3 1/2 years over opposition protest
A Moscow court on Monday sentenced a 23-year-old actor to three-and-a-half years in prison for violence against police at an opposition protest even though he claimed he was simply a bystander.
Russian opposition plans major Moscow protest after crackdown
Russian opposition supporters plan a major protest in Moscow on Saturday after police detained thousands at recent demonstrations that have been among the largest since President Vladimir Putin's return to the Kremlin in 2012.
Berlin condemns Russia protest crackdown
Germany on Sunday said a Moscow police crackdown on peaceful protests "violates" Russia's international obligations and undermines the right to fair elections in the country, a day after hundreds were detained at an opposition rally.
Journalists investigating Russia targeted by cyberattacks
Reporters investigating Russian military intelligence have been targeted by highly sophisticated cyberattacks through their encrypted email accounts, with evidence suggesting Moscow was responsible, the email service provider ProtonMail and journalists said Saturday.
20,000 rally in Moscow for free and fair city elections
More than 20,000 people packed a Moscow square Saturday to protest the authorities' refusal to allow opposition candidates to register for local polls.
Russia again in spotlight as IAAF wrestles with Semenya case
Doping-tainted Russia will learn on Sunday whether it has met the criteria set by athletics' governing body the IAAF to be reintegrated in world track and field. Banned in November 2015 because of evidence of mass state-sponsored doping, Russia has failed to have its ban overturned 10 times. Dozens of Russian athletes cleared by the…
Restructure Nigeria’s foreign policy objectives now!
Foreign policy is an important arm of national policies because it goes a long way to either reinforce or diminish the sovereignty of a country. Doubtless, it shapes outsiders’ perception and reckoning of the country, which deploys its foreign policy tools on the basis of specific national objectives. Currently, Nigeria’s foreign policy seems to be…
At least 13 dead in Moscow plane blaze
At least 13 people died Sunday after a passenger plane on fire attempted an emergency landing at Moscow's busiest airport as flames and thick black smoke poured from the fuselage, Russian news agencies reported. "For the moment, we confirm the death of 13 people, two of them children,' said a spokeswoman for the crash investigation…
Michael Cohen, the 'fixer' who turned on Trump
Michael Cohen was the personal lawyer to Donald Trump and the epitome of loyalty -- a man who said he would "take a bullet" for his boss. No longer. Michael Cohen, once one of Trump's most trusted lieutenants, completed his acrimonious break with the president on Wednesday. In dramatic nationally televised testimony before a US…