On Saturday, June 15, Jacques Rogge, the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), said at a press conference in Moscow that the chances of Russia's capital city to host the 2012 Olympic games were good. He continued saying that Moscow had repeatedly proved its capabilities as to hosting large-scale sports events, which made the possibility interesting to the IOC. 'Of course', Mr. Rogge added, 'the struggle for the privilege to host the games will be hard. Still Moscow has much enough to offer'.
The face of USA's First Lady Melania Trump after her handshake with Russian President Putin has received a lot of attention in social media
Moscow is trying to stop Balkan countries from entering NATO. Greece eventually took measures against Russia, even though Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had earlier said that Russia was Greece's strategic partner
The Ukrainian government refuses to abode by its obligations, rejects a peaceful resolution of the conflict, and disregards its own people, the president said