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ITAR-TASS – Sao Paolo Subway Workers Go On Strike On Eve Of 2014 World Cup – 5 June 2014

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Sao Paolo, known for its miles-long traffic jams, is hosting six matches of the World Cup, including the championship’s inauguration game on June 12

Quote: RIO DE JANEIRO, June 05 /ITAR-TASS/. With one week remaining before the 2014 World Cup kicks off in Brazil, subway workers in Sao Paolo went on an open-ended strike on Thursday demanding hike in salaries and better package of social benefits.

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ITAR-TASS – Merkel: G7 Leaders Abstain From Further Sanctions Against Russia – 5 June 2014

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German Chancellor said the issue “requires extra discussions and thorough analysis of the situation”

QUOTE : BRUSSELS, June 5. (Itar-Tass) – Leaders of the Group of Seven most industrialized countries (G7) decided to abstain for the moment from imposing further sanctions against Russia and intend to discuss situation concerning conflict-hit Ukraine with Russian President Vladimir Putin in France this week, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said.

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ITAR-TASS – Lavrov, Kerry Will Meet In Paris June 5 Within D-Day 70th anniversary – Russian FM – 4 June 2014

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The crisis in Ukraine and the internal conflict in Syria will be major topics due to be raised at the talks

Quote: MOSCOW, June 04. /ITAR-TASS/. Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet in Paris on June 5, a source at the Russian Foreign Ministry has said.

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ITAR-TASS – Eurasian Union Moving Closer To Center Of World Economic Trends – Kazakh FM – 2 June 2014

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ASTANA, June 02. /ITAR-TASS/. The Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) is not a closed organization. On the contrary, it remains open for cooperation with other countries, Kazakhstan’s Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrisov told a news conference on Monday.

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ITAR-TASS – King Juan Carlos Of Spain abdicates, Crown Prince Felipe To Take Over Throne – 2 June 2014

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King Juan Carlos I of Spain abdicates, Prime Minister Mariano rajoy said. Spain’s Crown Prince Felipe to take over throne after his father’s abdication.

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ITAR-TASS – Russia May Suspend Operation Of 11 GPS Stations In Its Territory As Of June 1 – 1 June 2014

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Stations which could stop their operation were used to transmit seismic information to the U.S. authorities

Quote : MOSCOW, June 01, /ITAR-TASS/. The operation of 11 GPS (Global Positioning System) stations may be suspended in Russian on Sunday. That, however, is not going to affect the operation of civilian smart phones; navigators and other devices that ordinary Russians use.

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ITAR-TASS – Sweden, Finland Joining NATO Can Lead To Negative Changes In Baltic Sea Region – ForMin – 1 June 2014

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Moscow seeks “to join multilateral efforts aimed at making the development of the Baltic Sea Region stable and dynamical”

QUOTE: MOSCOW, May 31 /ITAR-TASS/. The accession to NATO by Sweden and Finland will lead to dangerous negative changes in the Baltic Sea Region, the Russian Foreign Ministry says.

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ITAR-TASS – Another Group Of OSCE Observers Detained In Severodonetsk, Ukraine’s Luhansk Region – 31 May 2014

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The team consists of four international SMM members, as well as one Ukrainian language assistant travelling in two vehicles

QUOTE: VIENNA, May 30. /ITAR-TASS/. The observation mission of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) on Friday reported that another group of its monitors had gone missing.

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ITAR-TASS – Nearly 4,000 Residential Houses Partially Flooded In Siberia – 31 May 2014

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Over the past 24 hours, the number of flooded houses grew by nearly 3,000

Quote: BARNAUL, May 31 /ITAR-TASS/. Nearly 4,000 residential houses are flooded in Siberia, with over 7,600 people evacuated from dangerous areas, the head of the National Crisis Situation Management Center under Russia’s Emergencies Ministry, Oleg Voronov, told Itar-Tass.

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ITAR-TASS – Kyrgyzstan Intends To Join Customs Union Before Yearend – 29 May 2014

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ASTANA, May 29. /ITAR-TASS/. Kyrgyzstan’s President Almazbek Atambayev has said the country intends to join the Customs Union before the yearend.

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“We’d like to ring in the New Year jointly with other members of the Customs Union,” Atambayev said at a session of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Union Council on Thursday.

Over 30 laws and other documents are due to be approved for Kyrgyzstan’s full integration into the Customs Union, he said.

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