Posts Tagged Eastern Europe

Svitolina repeats as Baku Cup champion

BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — Elena Svitolina of Ukraine successfully defended her title at the Baku Cup, defeating 2012 champion Bojana Jovanovski of Serbia in the final Sunday 6-1, 7-6 (2).

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Croatia Open semis postponed because of rain

UMAG, Croatia (AP) — Heavy rain washed out the Croatia Open semifinals on Saturday.

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Horsey and Whiteford share lead at Russian Open

MOSCOW (AP) — England’s David Horsey and Scotland’s Peter Whiteford share the lead, four shots clear of their nearest rivals, heading into the final round of the Russian Open.

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Rosberg pole, Hamilton at the back for Hungary GP

Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany steers his car during the qualifying of the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, July 26, 2014. The Hungarian Grand Prix will be held on Sunday, July 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg claimed pole position on Saturday for the Hungarian Grand Prix while Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton will start at the back of the race grid as an engine fire prevented him from setting a qualifying time.

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EU hits Russian intelligence chiefs with sanctions

In this Wednesday, July 3, 2013, file photo, Russian  Federal Security Service Chief Alexander Bortnikov attends a meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow. A European Union document released Friday, July 25, 2014, shows that among those targeted by a EU-wide asset freeze and travel ban are Alexander Bortnikov, head of the Russian Federal Security. The new sanctions were announced in a Friday entry to the EU's Official Journal. In all, 15 people were sanctioned, and 18 organizations or businesses, including rebel groups taking part in the pro-Russia revolt in eastern Ukraine.  (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Mikhail Klimentyev, Presidential Press Service, File)

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Friday extended its Ukraine-related sanctions to target top Russian intelligence officials and leaders of the pro-Russia revolt in eastern Ukraine, official documents showed.

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