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    Putin reviews Russia’s ‘invincible weapons’ at Red Square
    May10

    Putin reviews Russia’s ‘invincible weapons’ at Red Square

    Russia’s Vladimir Putin yesterday watched advanced jets carrying a hypersonic missile he has touted as invincible scream over Red Square, days after the start of his fourth presidential term.Part of an annual event marking the Soviet Union’s World War II victory over the Nazis, Putin looked on as thousands of troops marched past him...

    Paralympic star Abdulgader prepares for Asian Games Qatar’s Paralympic star
    May09

    Paralympic star Abdulgader prepares for Asian Games Qatar’s Paralympic star

    Abdulrahman Abdulgader began training sessions in preparation for the upcoming Asian Games 2018 that will take place in Jakarta, Indonesia. The Qatari champion said he has started intensive training sessions under coach Hassan Bothalga in effort to improve his physical fitness.Abdulqader had won gold medal in men’s shot put (F34) at the...

    Putin reviews Russia’s ‘invincible weapons’ on Red Square
    May09

    Putin reviews Russia’s ‘invincible weapons’ on Red Square

    * Annual parade marks Soviet victory over Nazis * Comes after Putin re-installed for new term as president * Russia uses event to boost patriotism, display new weapons * Parade held amid sharp tensions with West Russia’s Vladimir Putin watched advanced jets carrying a hypersonic missile he has touted as invincible scream over Red Square on...

    Klopp confident Liverpool will seal Champions League spot
    May08

    Klopp confident Liverpool will seal Champions League spot

    Jurgen Klopp is confident Liverpool will recover from a disappointing Premier League run to seal qualification for next season’s Champions League in their final game against Brighton.Defeat to Chelsea on Sunday, following damaging draws against Stoke and West Brom, has taken the race for Champions League football next season into the final...

    Ronaldo will recover for Champions League final, says Zidane
    May08

    Ronaldo will recover for Champions League final, says Zidane

    Zinedine Zidane believes Cristiano Ronaldo will be fit to play for Real Madrid in the Champions League final. Zidane also said yesterday that Mohamed Salah deserves great credit for Liverpool’s surprise run in Europe but insisted the match in Kiev will not be a contest of the Egyptian against Ronaldo.Ronaldo was forced off at half-time of...

    EMs are equipped to navigate turbulence, says Fed chief
    May08

    EMs are equipped to navigate turbulence, says Fed chief

    The Federal Reserve’s gradual push towards higher interest rates shouldn’t be blamed for any roiling of emerging market economies, which are well placed to navigate the tightening of US monetary policy, Fed chairman Jerome Powell said.In a speech that argued US decision-making isn’t the major determinant of flows of capital into...

    What to expect from Putin’s fourth term
    May07

    What to expect from Putin’s fourth term

    A joke I heard repeatedly during two weeks in Russia hints at what we should expect from Vladimir Putin’s fourth term as president, which began yesterday.One Russian academic admitted, “This joke isn’t really funny.” But it does reveal the difficulties America will continue to face in dealing with Putin in the coming six years...

    Putin takes inaugural ride in Russian-made limousine
    May07

    Putin takes inaugural ride in Russian-made limousine

    President Vladimir Putin travelled to his inauguration on Monday for a new six-year term in a Russian-made limousine, ditching his old stretch Mercedes to send a patriotic message of self-sufficiency amid increased tensions with the West. Putin, in power since 2000, wants Russia to reduce its dependence on imported goods and technology, a drive...

    EU slams Russia arrests
    May07

    EU slams Russia arrests

    Foreign governments and rights activists expressed outrage yesterday over mass arrests in Russia and the brutality with which protests were broken up on the eve of Vladimir Putin’s inauguration.The European Union slammed “police brutality and mass arrests” after nearly 1,600 protesters including opposition leader Alexei Navalny were...

    Russian opposition leader and activists held before Putin inauguration
    May06

    Russian opposition leader and activists held before Putin inauguration

    * Putin easily won re-election in March * Due to be inaugurated for a fourth term on Monday * Opponents liken him to autocratic tsar * Supporters laud him as father of the nation Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and around 1,600 anti-Kremlin activists were detained by police on Saturday during street protests against Vladimir Putin ahead...

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