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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    The Perils of Putin’s ”Manual Controls”
    Oct05

    The Perils of Putin’s ”Manual Controls”

    This article is the third of three essays on the possible collapse of Putin’s Russia. The second is here.In the study of post-post-Cold War Russia, Kremlinology has been superseded by Putinology, variously hailed as an indispensable tool or derided as a pathetic pseudoscience. This increasing focus on the persona of Vladimir Putin is in...

    Scientists Claim Crimea Is Literally Moving Closer to Russia
    Oct05

    Scientists Claim Crimea Is Literally Moving Closer to Russia

    Russian officials have long argued that Crimea’s history and language make it Russian territory. Now Moscow is resorting to science to argue Crimea’s future lies closer to Russia than Ukraine. Experts from Russia’s Academy of Science (RAN) claim that Crimea as a land mass has physically been moving towards Russia since 2014,...

    Hall of shame: Fake Sheikh’s five biggest stings
    Oct05

    Hall of shame: Fake Sheikh’s five biggest stings

    LONDON: Undercover reporter Mazher Mahmood, who was found guilty on Wednesday in a case related to one of of his stings, was notorious for using his “Fake Sheikh” alter ego to lure famous figures into indiscretions. Mahmood, a Briton of Pakistani ethnic origin, regularly dressed up as a wealthy Gulf Arab to land a string of scoops. Here are some...

    Ukraine warns citizens against traveling to Russia
    Oct05

    Ukraine warns citizens against traveling to Russia

    KIEV – Ukraine warned its citizens on Wednesday against traveling to Russia, saying they were at risk following an increase in harassment and detentions of Ukrainians by Russian security services. The move is further testimony to the breakdown… …read more Source:...

    Vladimir Putin calls to boost Russia’s defences
    Oct05

    Vladimir Putin calls to boost Russia’s defences

    Moscow, Oct 5 : President Vladimir Putin today called for a boost of Russia’s defences to keep the nation “strong” as he opened the new parliament session amid a fresh upsurge in tensions with the United States. Putin addressed the State Duma after a crushing victory for ruling party United Russia at elections last month that could help...

    Germany says no proposals for sanctions against Russia over Syria
    Oct05

    Germany says no proposals for sanctions against Russia over Syria

    BERLIN – There are no international proposals to impose sanctions on Russia over its role in Syria, a spokesman for Germany’s foreign ministry said on Wednesday, shortly before officials from a group of Western countries meet in Berlin to discuss the crisis. … …read more Source:...

    The 8 Most Important Quotes From The Vice Presidential Debate
    Oct05

    The 8 Most Important Quotes From The Vice Presidential Debate

    On America’s choice”There is a choice for the American electorate: Do you want a ‘You’re hired’ president in Hillary Clinton or a ‘You’re fired’ president in Donald Trump?” Tim KaineOn Pence and Trump “Six times tonight I have said to Governor Pence, I cannot imagine how you would defend...

    Ukraine warns citizens against traveling to Russia
    Oct05

    Ukraine warns citizens against traveling to Russia

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine warned its citizens on Wednesday against traveling to Russia, saying they were at risk following an increase in harassment and detentions of Ukrainians by Russian security services. …read more Source:...

    Putin calls to boost Russia’s defences
    Oct05

    Putin calls to boost Russia’s defences

    President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday called for a boost of Russia’s defences to keep the nation “strong” as he opened the new parliament session amid a fresh upsurge in tensions with the United States. Putin addressed the State Duma after a crushing victory for ruling party United Russia at elections last month that could help smooth the...

    [Ticker] Nato jets intercepted Russian bombers off Spain
    Oct05

    [Ticker] Nato jets intercepted Russian bombers off Spain

    Two Russian nuclear-capable bombers flew as far south as northern Spain on 22 September, forcing four Nato states to scramble fighter jets, the French defence ministry said on Wednesday. Norway, the UK, France and Spain all sent aircraft to intercept the bombers, the French said. Since the Ukraine conflict, Russia has resumed Cold War-type aerial...