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Oh the irony

Just a quick little update today. Prime minister and badminton champion of The Shire Dmitry Medvedev ruffled some feathers recently when he told pensioners in the Crimea that there wasn’t any money to raise pensions to keep pace with inflation. 258 more words

Vietnam to get 2 more Russian frigates this year -- Vietnam PM leaves for Russia, to meet Putin, Medvedev

Thanh Nien News

Thursday, May 19, 2016

A Gepard-class frigate built by Russia’s Gorky Zelenodolsk Plant. Photo credit: Gorky Zelenodolsk Plant

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Russian Company Says "Obamaka" Ice Cream "Makes All Candidates Better Debaters and Better Lovers"

“Obamka” ice cream made by Russian company Slavitsa. Photo: Reuters

MOSCOW – A Russian company is trying to cash in on chilly relations between Moscow and Washington by releasing an ice cream called “Little Obama”, irritating U.S. 336 more words

As The Civil War in Syria Winds Down: Who Gains the Most? Russia!


© AFP/File / by Olga Rotenberg | Fighters from a coalition of Islamist forces arrive to the town of Ariha on May 28, 2015 in the Syrian city of Idlib… 574 more words

Turkey’s Relations with Russia

February 23, 2016

On November 24, 2015 Turkish fighter jets downed a Russian Su-24 warplane for having violated Turkish airspace and the incident has led to a major setback in bilateral relations as well as regional complications (*). 800 more words

Amnesty International: Russia Guilty Of Syria War Crimes -- Assad Boasts "I am the man that saved Syria"

Moscow denies it is hitting civilian areas – but rescue workers, and footage obtained by Sky News, suggests this is not the case.

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Why the AFP Omitted a Question in Assad Interview Transcript, and how it relates to the Pope-Trump Brouhaha

How the media baits World leaders to comment on Trump relishing the inevitable news created when they do.

February 19, 2016


Given that media organizations spin interviews and comments from personalities – politicians, celebrities, athletes – to fit into certain pre-conceived narratives and sensationalist headlines, I check with transcripts from the source when trying to ascertain not just what was said but in what context. 1,264 more words