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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia on Friday sentenced a man to 13 years in prison for trying to pass on secret information about Russia’s Northern Fleet to the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, Russian news agencies reported. A court in Bryansk, southwest of Moscow, found Yuri Eschenko guilty of state treason, the agencies reported. (Reporting by Maria
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MINSK (Reuters) – A detained Belarusian blogger who helped lead protests against President Alexander Lukashenko has been charged with disrupting public order and attacking a policeman and could be sentenced to three years in prison, state investigators said on Tuesday. Sergei Tikhanouski, the organiser of numerous pickets against Lukashenko and author of the slogan “Stop
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DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran has sentenced French-Iranian academic Fariba Adelkhah to six years in prison on national security charges, her lawyer told Reuters on Saturday. “The court has sentenced her to six years,” said Saeid Dehghan. “The branch 15 of Tehran’s Revolutionary Court has sentenced her to five years jail for gathering and conspiring against
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) makes a statement about coronavirus disease (COVID-19) economic relief legislation from the Speakers Lobby of the U.S. Capitol Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., March 23, 2020. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/Pool WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that a prospective $500
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A federal judge on Thursday sentenced President Donald Trump’s long-time adviser Roger Stone to three years and four months in prison and said his lies to lawmakers investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election posed a threat to American democracy. After U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson sentenced the veteran
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Olympic Judo champion Teddy Riner takes part in a demostration of Judo with Peruvian Judo athletes ahead of the opening of the 131st IOC Session in Lima, Peru September 12, 2017. REUTERS/Guadalupe Pardo PARIS (Reuters) – France’s double Olympic champion judoka Teddy Riner suffered his first defeat in nearly 10 years on Sunday, losing to
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain said it would nationalise Northern Rail after the company running trains between cities like Manchester and Leeds was blamed for years of delays, cancellations and strikes on the service. FILE PHOTO: A Northern Rail train is parked at Stockport railway station in Stockport, Britain, June 4, 2018. REUTERS/Phil Noble Britain privatised
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House Democrats on Wednesday unveiled a proposed $760 billion infrastructure spending bill over five years that aims to rebuild sagging roads and bridges and reduce carbon pollution. U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi holds a news conference to unveil a $760 billion infrastructure spending bill proposed by House Democrats at
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