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      Politics: Russia is using Syria as a testing ground for some of its most advanced weapons
      May24

      Politics: Russia is using Syria as a testing ground for some of its most advanced weapons

      But there has been a human cost to Russia's arms advertisements. Russia seems to be using Syria as a testing ground and way to advertise some of its most-advanced weaponry, experts say. For the last couple of years, Moscow has almost gone out if its way to broadcast their engagements and equipment being used in Syria, while simultaneously...

      In Ukraine: Parliament backs tough TV language rules to limit Russian
      May23

      In Ukraine: Parliament backs tough TV language rules to limit Russian

      The measure was passed a week after Ukraine blocked Russia's most popular social media networks. Ukraine’s parliament ratched up its cultural war against Russia on Tuesday by backing television language quotas requiring major channels to broadcast at least three-quarters of their programmes in the Ukrainian language.The measure was...

      Macron: French President to host Putin at Versailles palace on May 29
      May22

      Macron: French President to host Putin at Versailles palace on May 29

      The meeting will coincide with an exhibition celebrating 300 years of Franco-Russian ties. French President Emmanuel Macron will host Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin for talks at the Versailles palace on May 29, the French presidency said on Monday, as the countries look to reset strained relations. The meeting, confirmed by the Kremlin, will...

      Politics: Trump to Russian diplomats: Firing ‘nut job’ James Comey took ‘great pressure’ off me
      May19

      Politics: Trump to Russian diplomats: Firing ‘nut job’ James Comey took ‘great pressure’ off me

      Trump told Russian diplomats in an Oval Office meeting last week that his firing of "nut job" Comey had taken "great pressure because of Russia" off of him. President Donald Trump told Russian diplomats in an Oval Office meeting last week that his firing of “nut job” FBI Director James Comey had taken “great...

      Politics: Watch the NATO tank competition where the US lost to Austria and Germany

      "This is a competition, but it's not really about the competition… It's really about training, partnership, esprit de corps and interoperability." Austria, which didn’t participate in the challenge last year, took gold, while Germany came in second. The US came in a strong third, but given the purpose of the...

      Terence Crawford: Unbeaten champion defends boxing title in Garden debut
      May19

      Terence Crawford: Unbeaten champion defends boxing title in Garden debut

      Crawford took the WBC crown last July by unanimous decision over Ukraine's previously unbeaten Viktor Postol. Unbeaten double world junior welterweight champion Terence Crawford defends his crowns against former Olympic champion Felix Diaz on Saturday at New York’s Madison Square Garden.Crawford, 30-0 with 21 knockouts, will try to...

      Politics: US special ops are still trying to figure out how to counter Russia’s new way of warfare
      May19

      Politics: US special ops are still trying to figure out how to counter Russia’s new way of warfare

      Technology will play a significant role in this new realm of warfare, one senior researcher said. US special operations is researching how to counteract a new breed of warfare that Russia, China and Iran have been using quite successfully in recent years, Defense News reported. Known as gray-zone conflict or hybrid warfare, it encompasses...

      Politics: Moscow is outfitting its Baltic Fleet with even more advanced military hardware
      May18

      Politics: Moscow is outfitting its Baltic Fleet with even more advanced military hardware

      The fleet is one of Russia's most historic and westernmost military units, and has consistently been at the center of hostilities with the west. Russia is sending it’s Baltic Fleet a new missile ship and and more advanced fighter-bomber jets by the end of the year, Newsweek reported. The fleet will receive a missile corvette ship and...

      In Ukraine: Parliament delays vote on religious bill outraging Russia
      May18

      In Ukraine: Parliament delays vote on religious bill outraging Russia

      Russia is particularly concerned about the possible seizure of its churches in Ukraine. Ukraine’s parliament on Thursday postponed a vote on a religious bill that has outraged Russia because it suggests imposing severe restrictions on the branch of the Orthodox Church headed by the Moscow patriarchate.Russia is particularly concerned about...

      In Ukraine: Lawmakers put brakes on corruption bill angering West
      May18

      In Ukraine: Lawmakers put brakes on corruption bill angering West

      The proposal drew a stern rebuke from the Group of Seven leading industrialised nations. Ukraine’s lawmakers Wednesday put the brakes on a bill that has triggered concern from its Western allies for hampering anti-corruption efforts in the graft-riddled former Soviet republic.The decision to rework a bill critics said was meant to protect...