Tag: Russia

World Cup 2018 opens, with a lot of intriguing predictions

The 2018 World Cup starts on Thursday with Russia vs. Saudi Arabia at 11:00 a.m. ET. A field of 32 teams will compete for the right to hoist the trophy on July 15, and Brazil enters as 7-2 favorites on the 2018 World Cup odds board, followed closely by defending champions Germany at 4-1 and…

Lithuania builds fences along its border with Russia

Lithuania has decided to erect a fence along its border with Russia due to recent events which threaten to jeopardize its integrity and security. While the 45-km-long (30 mile) fence will provide little defense against a full-scale attack, it aims to prevent provocations and incidents, Lithuanian Interior Minister Eimutis Misiunas said on Monday. “In order…