MOSCOW (Sputnik) - US President Joe Biden on Sunday said that separate press conferences with Russia's Vladimir Putin in Geneva were not a matter of "contest."
In a statement early on Sunday, the English Football Association (FA) "encouraged" supporters opposed to the protest action not to boo the team as it 'took the knee'. But many of the restricted 22,500 crowd at Wembley expressed their opposition to the gesture.
The Zelensky administration has recently raised hopes that Ukraine will be allowed to join NATO "as soon as possible" – just as Kiev received a $150-million military aid package from the US. But Paolo Raffone, a strategic analyst and director of the CIPI Foundation in Brussels, believes that Ukraine is hardly strategically important to the bloc.
The development comes three days before the 78-year-old US president holds talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Switzerland. Ahead of the meeting, Biden said he would be tough on the Russian head of state. "I’ll let him know what I want him to know", the Democrat said.
On 2 June, Yair Lapid, the leader of the opposition party Yesh Atid, informed President Reuven Rivlin that he had forged a coalition that could unseat current PM Netanyahu, after the chief of the Yamina party, Naftali Bennett, okayed the formation of a joint government that would have rotating offices with him at the helm for the first two years.
The Duchess of Sussex has a strained relationship with her father, whom she accused of breaking her heart “into a million pieces” after it became known he had collaborated with tabloids to stage a photoshoot showing him preparing for her and Harry’s wedding. Thomas Markle, in turn, has criticised his daughter for “ghosting” her whole family.
Joe Biden spent most of 2020 criticising former US President Donald Trump's response to the raging pandemic, and has since sought to take credit for the vaccination programme his predecessor began, while promoting his internationalist image with a recent pledge to donate 500 million leftover doses to developing nations.
The midfielder collapsed on the pitch towards the end of the first half of a Euro 2020 game on 12 June. Earlier, the Danish team’s doctor said that the athlete was awake and in stable condition, but said that medical tests had provided no explanation for the incident.