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Abramovich era ends in FA Cup penalties heartbreak

Chelsea failed to send outgoing owner Roman Abramovich off with another piece of silverware after losing to Liverpool in the FA Cup final on Saturday. After two hours of scoreless action through regular and extra time, which was a record for the longest the fixture has gone without a goal, …

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Russia halts electricity supply to Finland

Electricity supplies from Russia to Finland were halted on Saturday, RAO Nordic said in a statement, explaining that it had received no payment for power provided to the country in May. “Unfortunately, we are forced to note that for the volumes which have been sold on the Nord Pool exchange …

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Supermarket massacre probed as hate crime

An 18-year-old attacker was detained without bail on first-degree murder charges following a mass shooting at a supermarket in New York state, that authorities described as a “hate crime” and “racially motivated violent extremism.” The heavily-armed shooter wearing a bulletproof vest and a tactical helmet first opened fire at a parking …

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Zelensky signs law enabling bans on ‘anti-Ukrainian’ parties

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Saturday signed into law a bill establishing a mechanism to outlaw political parties. The legislation is aimed at political parties deemed to be engaging into “anti-Ukrainian” activities. The list of wrongdoings which can be used as a pretext to ban a political party suggests that …

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Finland ‘not afraid’ of Russia – minister

Helsinki would strengthen NATO and bring a lot of “added value” to the US-led military alliance, claimed Finnish Minister for European Affairs and Ownership Steering, Tytti Tuppurainen, in an interview with Sky News on Saturday. Finland’s push for NATO membership, which has been reinvigorated amid the Ukrainian crisis, is “about …

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Ukraine wins Eurovision

Kalush Orchestra music band has won the Eurovision international song competition, after making a plea from stage to help save Ukrainian fighters holed up in Mariupol, and receiving landslide support from European public in phone and online vote. “Our courage impresses the world, our music conquers Europe! Next year Ukraine …

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One more nation to adopt euro

The Croatian parliament has approved a law on adopting the euro on January 1, 2023. Lawmakers voted 117-13 in favor of replacing the kuna with the European single currency. Under the legislation, prices in Croatia will be displayed in both currencies from September this year, and used in parallel throughout …

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Bulgaria’s natural gas price surges

The natural gas price in Bulgaria has soared by 13.7%, the state news agency BTA reported on Friday. Bulgaria’s Energy and Water Regulatory Commission (EWRC) has set a new price of 162.17 BGL, or €82.83 per megawatt hour (MWh) compared to the April rate of €72.83, according to the agency. …

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Russians won’t ‘risk lives’ on US spacecraft – Roscosmos

Russian Cosmonauts will not fly on American spacecraft over safety concerns. That’s according to Dmitry Rogozin, the head of the national space agency Roscosmos, who was speaking on Saturday. He added that an agreement with NASA to share seats on each other’s vessels hasn’t been reached yet.  According to Rogozin, NASA is …

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Turkey clarifies position on new NATO members

Turkey is not seeking to outright shoot down the accession of Sweden and Finland to the US-led NATO bloc, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s top adviser Ibrahim Kalin told Reuters on Saturday. Nonetheless, Ankara’s concerns about organizations it deems to be “terrorist” that are operating in these countries must be addressed, …

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