Alexis Sánchez puts Arsenal FC through to the group phase of the UEFA Champions League for the seventeenth consecutive season, an amazing feat for manager Arsene Wenger, approaching the totallists Real Madrid, FC Porto and until this season, Manchester United. Steaua Bucureşti went out on penalties and this year misses out on the Champions League.
An article in this week's Nature magazine* studies the new phenomenon pouring out of Chinese factories, complete with a glowing LED tip which glows like the real thing, as the user draws on the tube of the personal vaporizer or ENDS (electronic nicotine delivery system) and an atomizer delivers a fix of nicotine. Welcome to the E-cigarette.
Russia has been accepting a huge number of refugees from Ukraine. There are incidents, though, when refugees put forward absolutely unacceptable demands. For example, some want to have an apartment provided to them for free, others want an easy and well-paid job. It is hard to imagine that the people, who escaped from war, can behave like that
Malaysia said that it will be forced to repeatedly send its experts to the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Boeing in Ukraine. To put it in a nutshell, Malaysia is strongly dissatisfied with the course of investigation and is forced to conduct its own investigation, in an attempt to restore the picture of what happened
As expected, the meeting in Minsk between the presidents of Russia and Ukraine within the scope of the Customs Union-EU-Ukraine summit ended without any breakthrough results. Vladimir Putin emphatically stated that the regulation of the crisis in Ukraine was not Russia's business, but an internal problem of Ukraine
The latest massacres perpetrated by militants from the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) underlines the sheer evil behind the barbaric crimes of this horde, which targets innocent civilians, including women and children and defenseless old people, based on their ethnic groups or religious beliefs and executes them or holds them as slaves.
Zenit passes to the group phase of the Champions League after beating Standard de Liège (Belgium) over two legs, 1-0 away in Belgium and 3-0 at home tonight in Saint Petersburg. The goalscorers for André Villas-Boas' team were Rondón (30') and a brace from Hulk, a penalty on 54' and another on 58'. Zenit, Porto, BATE, Maribor and APOEL pass.
According to Putin, Russia will abolish preferences for Ukrainian imports, if the Association Agreement between Ukraine and Europe starts working. "Russia can not stand still in this situation. We will be forced to take counter-measures to protect our market. We will simply have to introduce a standard trade regime with Ukraine," said Putin
Yesterday, it became known that editor-in-chief of the Luhansk Pravda, Oksana Lashchenova, who was a freelance correspondent of Pravda.Ru for ten years, was detained at a checkpoint in the village of Schastye in Ukraine. There is no law in Ukraine at all. There is a man with a gun. This is the law
3-year-old girl Vika was kidnapped on August 14 from her kindergarten. Several days later, the girl was found dead. The terrible tragedy took place in the city of Tomsk. The girl's murderer was found hanged. Before committing suicide, the man wrote on a window of his car: "Sorry." Forensic examination showed that the child had been raped
The word 'listening' has many meanings, and the context, in which it is done, will often determine the level of concentration that is required for one to be considered to be listening. Many people work while listening to music playing in the background. People often talk in small groups, where there is little real listening by anyone
After the division of Germany into two, the western part of the country was raped by allies-occupants, while the Soviets got the eastern part. The Soviet Union promised to withdraw troops from the territory of the GDR. Germany did not become a sovereign country, because the other half of the country was still swarming with victorious troops
The day before the meeting between representatives of Ukraine, the European Union and the Eurasian Three in Minsk, the capital of Belarus, which Russian and Ukrainian presidents Vladimir Putin and Petro Poroshenko will also attend, the Kremlin does not exclude a possibility of a separate bilateral meeting between the leaders of Russia and Ukraine