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Exploring Cuba in one week

Huge delay in writing this post but I’ve been quite busy. I decided to go for my masters abroad and had to not only pack for a year but also settle in my new flat. 2,366 more words


The Lion of Al-lāt

The Lion of Al-lāt was an ancient statue of a lion holding a crouching gazelle which adorned the temple of pre-Islamic goddess al-Lāt.

The statue was made from limestone ashlars in the… 79 more words


Russia’s Varyag missile cruiser returns from 9-month voyage

The warship was involved in the Indra Navy naval exercises in the Bay of Bengal and provided air defense cover to Russia’s Hmeymim airbase in Syria… 472 more words

Daesh Palmyra Assaults: Syrian Tactical Blunder or American 'Plan B'?


In its analysis of the recently-intensified Daesh assaults to the east of Palmyra, Russian media have noted that they might be due to government forces having redeployed from this area to Aleppo, intentionally weakening the area; however, it say, their tactical blunders should not be safeguarded with the lives of Russian servicemen.

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A Russian army sapper works at the historic part of Palmyra, Syria

publico.pt, reuters


Palmira e le contraddizioni

di Maurizio Musolino

La liberazione della città di Palmira rappresenta simbolicamente un momento importante per la rinascita di un paese messo in ginocchio da 5 anni di guerra. 711 more words