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    Former heavyweight champion Fury’s licence suspended
    Oct13

    Former heavyweight champion Fury’s licence suspended

    London: Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury’s licence to box has been suspended by the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC), the national governing body announced yesterday. The decision came after the troubled British boxer, who has admitted taking cocaine to deal with depression, vacated his World Boxing Organization (WBO)...

    Russia and Turkey: Read the Fine Print
    Oct13

    Russia and Turkey: Read the Fine Print

    For the past year or so, relations between Russia and Turkey have been through a roller-coaster ride. Mere weeks before the Su-24 incident in November 2015, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was the guest of honor at the opening of a sumptuous mosque in Moscow, said to be one of Europe’s largest—if not the largest. Not long thereafter,...

    Sixty Years in Journalism: Revisiting the Revitalized Baltics
    Oct13

    Sixty Years in Journalism: Revisiting the Revitalized Baltics

    When I revisited Vietnam in recent years, after reporting from the region during the 1970s, I noted how its rulers had won their wars against France and the United States only to lose out on the economic front, as Communism put them a quarter century behind the roaring “tigers” of East Asia. Now they are struggling to catch up by...

    Is Boris Johnson ready to make a stand against Russia in Syria?
    Oct13

    Is Boris Johnson ready to make a stand against Russia in Syria?

    The foreign secretary has been accused of “Russophobic hysteria” by Moscow. No matter what job he has, Boris Johnson, it seems, cannot stop being Boris Johnson. It took only his frontbench debut in the Commons, on 11 October, to cause outrage. This time it was Russia he offended when he suggested it should be investigated for war...

    France urges ‘roadmap’ for Ukraine peace (AFP)
    Oct13

    France urges ‘roadmap’ for Ukraine peace (AFP)

    Paris (AFP) – French President Francois Hollande called on all parties in the Ukraine conflict to draw up a roadmap to end the crisis, after talks with his Ukrainian counterpart on Thursday. …read more Source: The West...

    A Week With Ukraine’s Volunteer Fighters
    Oct13

    A Week With Ukraine’s Volunteer Fighters

    These images document a week in the lives of the men in a volunteer nationalist battalion fighting against Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Uses a Playbook to Optimize its International Influence
    Oct13

    Russia Uses a Playbook to Optimize its International Influence

    Russia has mounted a campaign of covert economic and political measures to manipulate five countries in central and eastern Europe, discredit the West’s liberal democratic model, and undermine trans-Atlantic ties, a report by a private U.S. research group said. The report released Thursday said Moscow had co-opted sympathetic politicians,...

    Extend sanctions to keep Russia in check
    Oct13

    Extend sanctions to keep Russia in check

    Despite the EU’s resolve on Crimea, Moscow remains largely unfazed, writes Anders Fogh Rasmussen …read more Source: Financial...

    Children’s bed shaped like missile that downed MH17 plane stirs unease in Russia
    Oct13

    Children’s bed shaped like missile that downed MH17 plane stirs unease in Russia

    A Russian firm has caused a stir after putting on sale a children’s bed in the shape of a Buk missile launcher of the kind that shot down a Malaysian Airlines passenger jet in eastern Ukraine in 2014. …read more Source: Channel...

    Children's bed shaped like missile that downed MH17 plane stirs unease in Russia
    Oct13

    Children's bed shaped like missile that downed MH17 plane stirs unease in Russia

    ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) – A Russian firm has caused a stir after putting on sale a children’s bed in the shape of a Buk missile launcher of the kind that shot down a Malaysian Airlines passenger jet in eastern Ukraine in 2014. …read more Source: The...