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    Rare white Bengal tiger cub dies of cold amid Crimea blackout
    Dec05

    Rare white Bengal tiger cub dies of cold amid Crimea blackout

    A six-week-old rare white Bengal tiger cub has died amid a two-week power blackout across the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea. Keepers at the… …read more Source:...

    Russians Voice Support as Truckers’ Protest Jams Road
    Dec04

    Russians Voice Support as Truckers’ Protest Jams Road

    A massive traffic jam formed Friday on Moscow’s Ring Road after police blocked a column of truckers driving at low speed to protest a doubling of road tolls, as well as high fines for not paying. Normally loyal to authorities, drivers now worry about making a living. Some blame the increased rates on corrupt elites connected to the Kremlin....

    To See Syria’s Future, Look at Chechnya
    Dec04

    To See Syria’s Future, Look at Chechnya

    Having established Russia’s ability to project its military might in the Middle East and created the illusion that his country is a global power, President Vladimir Putin is now pivoting toward diplomacy in Syria.It began with Bashar al-Assad’s surprise visit to Moscow in mid-October. Later the same month, Russia’s Foreign...

    Georgia strips

Saakashvili

of citizenship
    Dec04

    Georgia strips Saakashvili of citizenship

    TBILISI: Georgia on Friday stripped former president Mikheil Saakashvili of his citizenship, in a move one of his supporters described as part of a settling of political scores. Georgian President Georgy Margvelashvili signed a decree removing his predecessor’s citizenship on the grounds that Saakashvili, now governor of Ukraine’s...

    Syria: Mission Possible – FPIF
    Dec04

    Syria: Mission Possible – FPIF

    (DonkeyHotey / Flickr) Imagine this new TV series coming to HBO in 2016. The planet faces an unprecedented peril. The international community brings together a team of experts, each one with a different specialty: the scientist, the general, the computer geek, the engineer, the spook. It’s their job to avert catastrophe. In the pilot...

    Erdogan and Putin: ex-pals turned sworn foes who won’t back down
    Dec04

    Erdogan and Putin: ex-pals turned sworn foes who won’t back down

    Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Vladimir Putin, leaders with remarkable similarities who built a new era of cooperation between Turkey and Russia, have suffered a ferocious falling-out that will harm relations for years to come. The two presidents, who forged a strong friendship in over a decade in power, have traded a slew of insults since Turkey shot...

    Ukrainian oligarchs clash in court over £2bn business deal amid claims of murder and bribery
    Dec04

    Ukrainian oligarchs clash in court over £2bn business deal amid claims of murder and bribery

    A businessman is bringing a £2 billion dispute against two other oligarchs over the 2004 purchase of a mining company in the Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Cold in blacked-out Crimea kills rare Bengal tiger cub
    Dec04

    Cold in blacked-out Crimea kills rare Bengal tiger cub

    A rare white Bengal tiger cub has died of the cold in Crimea amid a two-week power blackout, the zoo’s director said Friday. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Ukrainian officer’s trial expected to finish this year
    Dec04

    Ukrainian officer’s trial expected to finish this year

    MOSCOW (AP) ” The spokesman for Russia’s top investigative agency says the trial of a Ukrainian military officer charged with the murder of two Russian journalists is expected to finish before the end of the year.Investigative Committee… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Putin says the West’s actions in Middle East has created a “zone of chaos” in Iraq, Syria and Libya
    Dec04

    Putin says the West’s actions in Middle East has created a “zone of chaos” in Iraq, Syria and Libya

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin called Thursday for “one powerful fist” to fight terrorism, hinted at more sanctions against Turkey and accused Western powers of creating “a zone of chaos,” the Associated Press writes. Here is the rest of the Associated Press article: Speaking in his state-of-the-nation address televised live, Putin...