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      ‘Free me or watch me starve to death’
      Mar04

      ‘Free me or watch me starve to death’

      A Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia over the killing of two journalists plans to tell a court to release her or she will starve herself to death. ||| Moscow – A Ukrainian woman pilot on trial in Russia over the killing of two Russian journalists plans to tell a court to release her within 10 days of pronouncing its verdict or she will...

      Poll: 70% support 4th term for Putin
      Mar03

      Poll: 70% support 4th term for Putin

      Public support for Vladimir Putin to serve another term as president has hit its highest level in four years, according to a poll. ||| Moscow – Public support for Vladimir Putin to serve another term as president has hit its highest level in four years, a survey by a state-run pollster showed on Thursday. Seventy-four percent of Russians...

      Welcome to Trump’s World
      Feb29

      Welcome to Trump’s World

      Even if the Republican donor class can snatch the nomination back from Donald Trump – Trumpism is here to stay. ||| Welcome to Trump’s World. You better get to know it. This is really happening. Trump Think-Tank, Trump Staffers – they’re all on their way. The billionaire looks set to clinch the Republican nomination. There...

      Will the guns fall silent in Syria?
      Feb26

      Will the guns fall silent in Syria?

      After five years of bloodshed, Syria is less than a day away from a ceasefire that could make or break efforts to end the war. ||| Washington – After five years of bloodshed and hundreds of thousands of deaths, Syria is less than a day away from an unlikely ceasefire that could make or break international efforts to end the war.In...

      US criticised over Syria
      Feb17

      US criticised over Syria

      The US is coming under increasingly bitter criticism for its perceived lack of leadership over Syria. ||| Washington – The United States is coming under increasingly bitter criticism for its perceived lack of leadership over Syria as the country’s brutal civil conflict heads toward new levels of intensity.Washington appears unable or...

      Missiles in Syria kill 50 people
      Feb16

      Missiles in Syria kill 50 people

      Turkey accused Russia of an “obvious war crime” after missile attacks in northern Syria killed dozens of people. ||| Kiev/Beirut – Turkey on Monday accused Russia of an “obvious war crime” after missile attacks in northern Syria killed dozens of people, and warned Kurdish militia fighters there they would face the “harshest reaction” if...

      Carlsberg plunges into the red
      Feb10

      Carlsberg plunges into the red

      Carlsberg plunged into the red in 2015 because of large restructuring provisions and declining sales in Europe amid a shrinking Russian beer market. ||| London – Danish brewer Carlsberg said Wednesday it plunged into the red in 2015 because of large restructuring provisions and declining sales in Europe amid a shrinking Russian beer market....

      Internet czar takes aim at Apple and Google
      Feb09

      Internet czar takes aim at Apple and Google

      Russia’s first official Internet adviser is pushing to raise taxes on American companies including Apple and Google. ||| Moscow – When he’s not checking Gmail on his MacBook, Vladimir Putin’s new Internet czar can’t stop railing against American technology companies.Google, Apple and Microsoft, collectively worth...

      Global food prices at 7yr low
      Feb04

      Global food prices at 7yr low

      World food prices fell to near a seven-year low in January, weighed down by declines for agricultural commodities, particularly sugar. ||| Rome – World food prices fell to near a seven-year low in January, weighed down by declines for agricultural commodities, particularly sugar, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday. Food prices...

      Putin denounces Soviet founder Lenin
      Jan25

      Putin denounces Soviet founder Lenin

      Russian President Vladimir Putin has accused Soviet founder Vladimir Lenin of placing a “time bomb” under the state. ||| Moscow – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday criticized Soviet founder Vladimir Lenin, accusing him of placing a “time bomb” under the state, and sharply denouncing brutal repressions by the Bolshevik...