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Generation born under Putin finds its voice in Russian protests

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MOSCOW Protests across Russia on Sunday marked the coming of age of a new adversary for the Kremlin: a generation of young people driven not by the need for stability that preoccupies their parents but by a yearning for change.

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Australia bank on home comforts for run to Russia

SYDNEY Australia's campaign to reach a fourth straight World Cup finals received a fillip with their first win in five qualifiers on Tuesday but there is plenty yet to be done to secure a ticket to Russia.

Soccer-Australia bank on home comforts for run to Russia

SYDNEY, March 29 Australia's campaign to reach a fourth straight World Cup finals received a fillip with their first win in five qualifiers on Tuesday but there is plenty yet to be done to secure a ticket to Russia.

RPT-Generation born under Putin finds its voice in Russian protests

MOSCOW, March 28 Protests across Russia on Sunday marked the coming of age of a new adversary for the Kremlin: a generation of young people driven not by the need for stability that preoccupies their parents but by a yearning for change.

DIARY-Emerging Markets Economic Events to April 28

** This Diary is filed daily ** --------------------------------------------------------------- WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29 BRAZIL - Bank of America Merrill Lynch Brazil Conference. NEW YORK - Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on "From Sustained Recovery to Sustainable Growth: What a Difference Four Years Makes" before the Forecasters Club of New York - 1715 GMT. LJUBLJANA, Slovenia - Bank of Slovenia holds board meeting.

DIARY-Top Economic Events to April 27

Political and general news ** This Diary is filed daily ** ----------------------------------------------------------- WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29 LJUBLJANA, Slovenia - Bank of Slovenia holds board meeting.

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U.S. Senate backs Montenegro's membership in NATO

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate on Tuesday overwhelmingly backed the expansion of NATO to allow Montenegro to join the alliance, hoping to send a message that the United States will push back against Russian efforts to increase its influence in Europe.

Russia fight back to snatch late draw with Belgium

Alexander Bukharov scored a stoppage-time equaliser as World Cup hosts Russia came from two goals down at halftime to hold Belgium to a 3-3 draw in a friendly in Sochi on Tuesday.

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NATO and Russia to meet again, edge towards regular talks

BRUSSELS NATO envoys will hold a formal meeting with Russia on Thursday, their fourth since the 2014 crisis in Ukraine halted regular talks, although both sides continue to accuse each other of destabilising eastern Europe.

Soccer-Russia fight back to snatch late draw with Belgium

March 28 Alexander Bukharov scored a stoppage-time equaliser as World Cup hosts Russia came from two goals down at halftime to hold Belgium to a 3-3 draw in a friendly in Sochi on Tuesday.

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