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    India’s Mirabai Chanu wins maiden gold medal in Weightlifting World Championships
    Nov30

    India’s Mirabai Chanu wins maiden gold medal in Weightlifting World Championships

    Mirabai Chanu became the first Indian in over two decades to claim a gold medal at the World Weightlifting Championship on Thursday in Anaheim, USA, exorcising the ghosts of her forgettable outing at the Rio Olympics. Chanu, who is employed with the Indian Railways, lifted 85kg in snatch and 109kg in clean and jerk to total an impressive 194kg in...

    U.S. Diplomat Says Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Probably Won’t Be Built
    Nov30

    U.S. Diplomat Says Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Probably Won’t Be Built

    A U.S. diplomat has dismissed the idea that the controversial Nord Stream 2 pipeline will ever be built. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    India’s Mirabai Chanu wins maiden gold medal in Weightlifting World Championships
    Nov30

    India’s Mirabai Chanu wins maiden gold medal in Weightlifting World Championships

    Mirabai Chanu became the first Indian in over two decades to claim a gold medal at the World Weightlifting Championship on Thursday in Anaheim, USA, exorcising the ghosts of her forgettable outing at the Rio Olympics. Chanu, who is employed with the Indian Railways, lifted 85kg in snatch and 109kg in clean and jerk to total an impressive 194kg in...

    Ukraine Says One Soldier Killed, Two Wounded Amid Shelling In East
    Nov30

    Ukraine Says One Soldier Killed, Two Wounded Amid Shelling In East

    The Ukrainian Defense Ministry says one Ukrainian soldier was killed and two were wounded in the previous 24 hours as Russia-backed separatists shelled government positions in the eastern Luhansk and Donetsk regions. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Lavrov: Topic of Crimea’s reunification with Russia is closed
    Nov30

    Lavrov: Topic of Crimea’s reunification with Russia is closed

    …read more Source: NEWS.am

    How I trolled Putin and lived to tell the tale
    Nov30

    How I trolled Putin and lived to tell the tale

    NEW YORK — An avalanche of sleekly produced, glitzy talk-shows took over prime time television in Russia in the aftermath of Vladimir Putin’s military adventure in Ukraine in 2014. He needed to sell the war to his electorate, and the Kremlin kicked its vast apparatus of state-controlled print and broadcast media into overdrive. The shows...

    Chronicler of Evil
    Nov30

    Chronicler of Evil

    Anne Applebaum has written a new book, Red Famine: Stalin’s War on Ukraine. It is about the “terror-famine” of 1932–34. She has also written Gulag: A History and Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944–1956. As you can see, she does not pick the cheeriest of subjects. But she picks important ones, and she is utterly authoritative...

    Report: Turkey Swapped Two Alleged Russian Spies For Crimean Tartar Leaders
    Nov30

    Report: Turkey Swapped Two Alleged Russian Spies For Crimean Tartar Leaders

    Turkish broadcaster Haberturk reports that Turkey has extradited two Russians accused of espionage in exchange for the release of two Crimean Tatar leaders jailed in Russia-occupied Crimea. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Congressional Radio-TV Gallery Pulls RT’s Accreditation After Network Registered as Foreign Agent
    Nov30

    Congressional Radio-TV Gallery Pulls RT’s Accreditation After Network Registered as Foreign Agent

    The Congressional Radio and TV Correspondents’ gallery announced Wednesday that it had voted to withdraw the news credentials for the Russian government-funded RT television network. Craig Caplan, chairman of the Executive Committee of the Congressional Radio and Television Correspondents’ Galleries, wrote in a letter that the...

    Poroshenko Signs Law Declaring December 25 Public Holiday

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a law declaring December 25 a public holiday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...