Relations between FIFA and its next World Cup host, Russia, are under strain.
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A U.S. Air Force General is sounding a warning in regards to recently accelerated Russian military activity over the Pacific, claiming that a number of Russian long-ranged aircraft have patrolled as far as the coast of California.
Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton mentioned the showdown between the U.S. and Russia over Ukraine before beginning her remarks at UCLA Wednesday.
President Barack Obama named openly gay athletes to the delegation that will represent the U.S. next year at opening and closing ceremonies for the Winter Olympics in Sochi, sending a clear signal to Russia about its treatment of gays and lesbians.