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    Russia’s celebration of Trump’s inauguration is in full swing
    Jan22

    Russia’s celebration of Trump’s inauguration is in full swing

    EPA In Viktor Pelevin’s 1999 novel Generation P, the Muscovite protagonist navigates a brave new post-Soviet world while working in advertising, negotiating a tumultuous time by drawing on Russian culture and transforming it into western-style commercials. Similarly, Russians are marking the inauguration of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump...

    The formal launch of Cold War 2.0
    Jan22

    The formal launch of Cold War 2.0

    As President Trump learns the ropes, Pakistan must maintain constant vigilance On January 20th, President-elect Trump took oath and become President Trump. Although it is hard to predict the policy approach of the new president, his rhetoric and cabinet pick shed some light on the possible future. In my view, January 20th was the launch of a cold...

    Russia PM: Sanctions will remain in place ‘for a long time,’ calls idea US will lift sanctions soon ‘illusion’
    Jan22

    Russia PM: Sanctions will remain in place ‘for a long time,’ calls idea US will lift sanctions soon ‘illusion’

    Thomson ReutersMOSCOW (AP) — Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says the west’s sanctions on Russia are likely to remain in place “for a long time” despite expectations Donald Trump’s inauguration as U.S. president will lead to warmer relations between Washington and Moscow. Medvedev told members of the ruling United...

    The Gambia political crisis: Some lessons from international law
    Jan22

    The Gambia political crisis: Some lessons from international law

    By: Wonderr Koryenen Freeman Attorney-at-Law, Monrovia, Liberia Wonderr Koryenen Freeman Attorney-at-Law, Monrovia, LiberiaYahya Jammeh has finally left The Gambia – of course with so much credit to the resolve of ECOWAS that the will of the Gambia people must be respected. Is this Africa coming of age or is this just an aberration for a...

    Russia PM Calls Idea US Will Lift Sanctions Soon ‘Illusion’
    Jan22

    Russia PM Calls Idea US Will Lift Sanctions Soon ‘Illusion’

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says the west’s sanctions on Russia are likely to remain in place “for a long time” despite expectations Donald Trump’s inauguration as U.S. president will lead to warmer relations between Washington and Moscow. Medvedev told members of the ruling United Russia party on Sunday that...

    Medal awarded to a Crimean War soldier lost in the mud
    Jan22

    Medal awarded to a Crimean War soldier lost in the mud

    Tobias Neto, from Putney, south west London, found the Victoria Cross which was one of 16 medals given to British soldiers after the Battle of Inkerman on November 5, 1854, on the banks of the Thames. …read more Source: Daily...

    US spies fear allies will stop sharing intel under Russia-friendly Trump
    Jan22

    US spies fear allies will stop sharing intel under Russia-friendly Trump

    Now that Donald Trump is officially its commander-in-chief, America’s foreign allies are being forced to grapple with a highly sensitive question: Is it still safe to share information with U.S. intelligence agencies? The global spy community — a fractious world where friends, frenemies and sometimes enemies often enter...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Says No To Early Elections
    Jan22

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Says No To Early Elections

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said that “some politicians in Kyiv and Moscow” are pushing to force Ukraine to hold early parliamentary elections in order “to destabilize our country.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Close Relations review – illuminating but flawed documentary
    Jan22

    Close Relations review – illuminating but flawed documentary

    Are the director’s own family the most reliable guides to the fallout from the uprising in Ukraine?Acclaimed Russian documentarian Vitaly Mansky turns his lens on his own family to explore the fallout from Ukraine’s Maidan uprising. Although he was born in Lviv, Ukraine, Mansky moved to Moscow and considers himself Russian. However,...

    When Protest Fails
    Jan22

    When Protest Fails

    The signs were so clever.“We shall overcomb.”“Viva la vulva.”“I MAKE THE BEST SIGNS I REALLY DO EVERYONS SAYS SO THEY’RE TERRIFIC.”Someone even made a papier-mâché vagina dentata.The people were so cheerful and happy to be with one another, forgetting the cold and enjoying what often seemed less like a protest and more like a block party....