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      Eurovision says Russian contestant can compete via satellite link
      Mar24

      Eurovision says Russian contestant can compete via satellite link

      Eurovision said on Thursday that a Russian singer who was barred from entering Ukraine can compete in this year’s contest in Kiev via satellite, in a bid to ease a political flap clouding the competition. …read more Source: The Local...

      Wawrinka to face del Potro in US Open quarterfinals
      Sep06

      Wawrinka to face del Potro in US Open quarterfinals

      Stan Wawrinka reached the US Open quarterfinals for a fourth successive year on Monday with a 6-4, 6-1, 6-7 (5/7), 6-3 win over Ukraine journeyman Illya Marchenko. …read more Source: The Local...

      Russian crisis ‘threatens 40,000 Swiss jobs’
      Jun19

      Russian crisis ‘threatens 40,000 Swiss jobs’

      The Russian economic crisis, fuelled by tensions from the war in Ukraine, threatens more than 40,000 jobs in Switzerland and 2.5 million jobs across Europe, according to a study conducted for three Swiss newspapers and journals from three other countries. …read more Source: The Local...

      Conflicts displace 38 million people: NGO
      May06

      Conflicts displace 38 million people: NGO

      Conflicts and violence in places like Syria and Ukraine have displaced a record 38 million people inside their own countries, equivalent to the total populations of New York, London and Beijing, a Swiss watchdog group said on Wednesday. …read more Source: The Local...

      Switzerland sees boom in refugees from Ukraine
      Mar26

      Switzerland sees boom in refugees from Ukraine

      Switzerland saw a spike in Ukrainians applying for asylum in 2014, although few succeeded in finding permanent refuge in the country, according to data released by Eurostat and analyzed by The Local. …read more Source: The Local...

      Poland slams Swiss military sale to Russia
      Mar10

      Poland slams Swiss military sale to Russia

      Poland on Tuesday criticized a Swiss company’s sale of high-tech camouflage netting to Russia despite Western sanctions over its role in the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: The Local...

      Swiss make ‘record military sale’ to Russia
      Mar09

      Swiss make ‘record military sale’ to Russia

      Russia has acquired high-tech camouflage netting from Switzerland for a record 85 million euros, having placed the order before Bern imposed sanctions against Moscow over the Ukraine conflict, reports said on Sunday. …read more Source: The Local...

      Kerry and Lavrov meet in Geneva over Ukraine
      Mar02

      Kerry and Lavrov meet in Geneva over Ukraine

      US Secretary of State John Kerry began tough talks in Geneva on Monday with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov due to focus on the fighting in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Local...

      Ukraine prez says Russian troops in his country
      Jan21

      Ukraine prez says Russian troops in his country

      Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said in Davos on Wednesday that more than 9,000 Russian soldiers were currently backing up pro-Moscow fighters in the separatist east of the country. …read more Source: The Local...

      Davos meet to focus on terrorism and conflicts
      Jan19

      Davos meet to focus on terrorism and conflicts

      The deadly Islamist attacks in France and conflicts in Iraq and Ukraine are set to dominate discussions at this week’s gathering of the world’s political and economic elite in the Swiss ski resort of Davos. …read more Source: The Local...