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    Putin vows to defend Russian interests

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 11:03pm on May 09, 2021

    President Vladimir Putin on Sunday vowed  Russia will ‘firmly’ defend national interests and denounced the return of ‘Russophobia’, as the country marked the 76th anniversary...

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    A lifetime ‘at war’

    Tom Engelhardt | Updated at 12:00am on May 03, 2021

    HERE’S the strange thing in an ever-stranger world: I was born in July 1944 in the midst of a devastating world war. That war ended...

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    Pandemic pushes UK state borrowing to peacetime record

    | Updated at 11:15pm on April 23, 2021

    Emergency pandemic support measures sent UK annual borrowing rocketing to the highest level since World War II, official data showed on Friday. Public sector net...

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    Is the long war finally ending?

    John Feffer | Updated at 12:00am on April 06, 2021

    IN OCTOBER 1944, with the end of World War II in sight, Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin passed a note back and forth to each...

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    Countering the establishment’s message

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 09, 2021

    A NEW Gallup poll finds that Americans’ opinion of Russia and China have plummeted to historic lows this year, with 79 per cent of the...

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    Navalny back in Moscow court

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 10:01pm on February 12, 2021

    Russia’s main Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was back in court Friday for allegedly defaming a World War II veteran, after being ordered to prison in...

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    A year bereft of sports

    Ashfaq-Ul-Alam | Updated at 11:39pm on December 25, 2020

    At this period of last year Bangladeshi sports fans were licking their lips at the prospect of an action-packed year of sports in front of...

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    No alternative to abiding by international law

    Phil Butler | Updated at 12:00am on December 23, 2020

    IN 1958 the novelist Leon Uris wrote a stunning novel entitled ‘Exodus’, about the establishment of the Jewish state in Palestine after World War II....

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    Several hurt in non-Muslim cemetery bomb blast in Saudi Arabia

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 05:23pm on November 11, 2020

    Several people were wounded Wednesday in a bomb attack at a World War I commemoration ceremony attended by European diplomats at a non-Muslim cemetery in...

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    US did not defeat fascism in WWII

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 19, 2020

    ONE of the founding myths of the contemporary Western European and American world is that fascism was defeated in WWII by liberal democracies, and particularly...

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