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Topic - Armenia
As a counterweight to the European Union, Russia's Vladimir Putin is pursuing an ambitious dream rooted in memories of Soviet glory: The Eurasian Union.
Alexander Kokorin and Dmitry Kombarov scored in the first half to lead Russia to a 2-0 victory over Armenia in a warm-up match ahead of the World Cup on Wednesday.
California lawmakers, including two Democrats who are on leave after being charged with criminal offenses, have reported thousands of dollars in gifts and travel expenses they received from donors.
Japan figure skaters Mao Asada and Akiko Suzuki headed to Armenia to train after the team event at the Sochi Olympics.
He can be beaten. Norway's Magnus Carlsen claimed the world title in October without dropping a game in his 10-game match with India's Viswanathan Anand. In his first return to competitive play since then, he breezed through the first half of the Zurich Chess Classic that ended last week with three wins and two draws at classical time controls, against one of the strongest fields ever assembled.
Attempting to "liberate" Ukraine may be high-minded of the European Union, but it poses important questions ("Back to the future: Russia slams West's support for Ukraine opposition," Web, Feb. 1.)
The world's very best are squaring off at the Zurich Chess Challenge now underway in the Swiss city, with world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway showing no signs of coasting after capturing the crown in November. Carlsen and world No. 2 Levon Aronian of Armenia dominated the classical portion of the six-grandmaster event, which will feature a separate rapid round-robin event this week.
While new world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway was taking a Silicon Valley victory lap, GM Levon Aronian of Armenia was winning the first major tournament of 2014 and in the process making a strong statement that he might be Carlsen's most dangerous challenger in the candidates' cycle ahead.
Russia and Georgia have agreed to play each other in soccer, ending a standoff dating to their brief war in 2008.
Russia and Georgia have ended their football spat dating to a brief war in 2008, by agreeing to play each other.
BERLIN (AP) — Germany will play Armenia in its last World Cup warmup in Mainz on June 6, the day before departing for Brazil.
Viswanathan Anand made a comeback and Hikaru Nakamura made a statement in the premier event at the 5th London Chess Classic that ended Sunday, a rapid tournament pitting 16 of the world's best players in a star-studded knockout tournament.
Who lost Ukraine? This is the question many Western policymakers are asking following recent dramatic events in the former Soviet republic. The country's pro-Kremlin leader, President Viktor Yanukovych, is on the verge of permanently consigning Ukraine to Russia's sphere of influence.
Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev seen during the voting at a polling station in Baku, Azerbaijan, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013. Oil-rich Azerbaijan is booming and the wealth is trickling down to its poorest people. It all means that its president doesn't even need to clamp down too hard to ensure he extends a decades-long dynastic rule in elections on Wednesday.
Attempting to "liberate" Ukraine may be high-minded of the European Union, but it poses important questions ("Ukraine mass protests resume after government wins vote," Web, Dec. 3).