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    Russia : sound, fury, but not much clout
    Mar23

    Russia : sound, fury, but not much clout

    Strategy is the central political art, writes Lawrence Freedman in Strategy: A History. “It is about getting more out of a situation than the starting balance of power would suggest. It is the art of creating power.” If this is so, consider the case of a country that is economically smaller than Italy, Australia, or South Korea. Its economy has...

    It’s a lonelier world now for Putin
    Mar22

    It’s a lonelier world now for Putin

    Russian rulers have long been content to accept fear and awe in lieu of respect and admiration, and by that standard, Vladimir Putin shone in 2016. This year that is proving a tougher gig to keep up as he prepares for what might be his last presidential election in 2018. Last year Putin’s boldness, combined with a bit of luck, paid off: The...

    Tillerson to skip NATO meeting in Brussels next month
    Mar21

    Tillerson to skip NATO meeting in Brussels next month

    BRUSSELS: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will skip a meeting of NATO foreign ministers in Brussels in April, but will travel to Russia and Italy the same month, a US official said Tuesday, reports BSS. Tillerson will be replaced by a lower-level official at the NATO meeting on April 5-6, a development that will likely fuel new concerns about...

    What Putin plans
    Mar05

    What Putin plans

    Anyone who tells you that they know what’s going on behind the Kremlin’s red battlements is lying. Those who speak don’t know, while those who know don’t speak. Moscow insiders with actual insight into what the Russian president thinks about the mess in America are keeping their counsel, thus leaving the uninformed and the...

    Rafael Nadal advances to the Mexican Open final
    Mar04

    Rafael Nadal advances to the Mexican Open final

    MEXICO: Rafael Nadal routed Croatia’s Marin Cilic 6-1, 6-2 on Friday night to advance to the Mexican Open final, reports UNB. Seeking his first title this season and 70th overall, the 30 year-old Spaniard ran his Mexican Open winning streak to 14 matches and 28 sets. He won the hardcourt event in 2005 and 2013. The second-seeded Nadal,...

    Tennis: Djokovic through in Mexico on return
    Mar01

    Tennis: Djokovic through in Mexico on return

    ACAPULCO, Mexico, – Former world number one Novak Djokovic was made to work hard before finishing strongly to defeat Martin Klizan in straight sets on his return to competition at the ATP Acapulco event on Tuesday, reports BSS. Djokovic has not played since his shock second round exit at the Australian Open in January, and showed signs of...

    Russia’s soft warfare
    Feb27

    Russia’s soft warfare

    Hackers, fake news, freaks, trolls and pranksters are Russia’s new soft power weapon arsenal. Russia has been making the headlines of international media for a while now. But none of that had to do with a strong economy or a powerful army because Russia simply doesn’t have either. Instead, it has learned to interfere through other...

    Supporters march in Moscow
    Feb26

    Supporters march in Moscow

    Thousands of people are marching in Moscow to remember Russian opposition leader, Boris Nemtsov, who was shot dead outside the Kremlin in 2015, reports BBC. Nemtsov, a reformer, democrat and a deputy prime minister under former President Boris Yeltsin, was a fierce critic of President Vladimir Putin. Five Chechen men went on trial for the killing...

    All eyes on Tillerson’s debut at G20 in
    Feb16

    All eyes on Tillerson’s debut at G20 in

    BONN: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson makes his diplomatic debut at a G20 gathering in Germany Thursday, where his counterparts hope to find out what “America First” means for the rest of the world, reports BSS. Host nation Germany has billed the two-day meeting as a chance for the club of leading economies to discuss how to work together on...

    Trump campaign had repeated contact with Russia: NYT
    Feb15

    Trump campaign had repeated contact with Russia: NYT

    WASHINGTON – Members of Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign had repeated contacts with senior Russian intelligence officials in the year before he won the White House, The New York Times reported Tuesday,reports-BSS. Citing “four current and former American officials,” the Times report said that intercepted phone calls and phone...

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