by Jeremy Hodge | The Daily Beast (The article first appeared on May 9, 2020) Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/Getty
GAZIANTEP, Turkey—After five years fighting to preserve Bashar al-Assad’s regime in Syria, Russia now appears inclined to dispose of its infamous client.…
Continues BY ROB WILE | Money
They say money equals power, and
Vladimir Putin has plenty of power of right now.
But how much money does he have?
He’s not telling.
Figuring out the Russian president’s net worth has long been the holy grail of spooks and hacks around the world.…
Continues by Anna SMOLCHENKO | AFP (This article first appeared on May 3, 2020) Russia’s official fatality rate has remained low in comparison to countries like Italy, Spain and the United States, although infections are on the increase (AFP Photo/Yuri KADOBNOV)
Moscow (AFP) – Russia on Sunday reported a new record daily rise in coronavirus infections as the number of confirmed cases surged past 130,000.…
Continues by Evgenia Pismennaya and Anya Andrianova | Bloomberg (This article first appeared on May 4, 2020)
Elena, a 42 year-old Moscow shop assistant, has a family to feed, a mortgage to pay, and half the income she was receiving a month ago.…
Continues By Joe McDonald, Associated Press | PA Media: World News (This article first appeared on May 2, 2020) Russia reports spike in coronavirus cases as other countries ease restrictions
Russia has reported its highest one-day jump in new coronavirus cases as some other countries relax lockdown restrictions.…
Continues ‘Russophobia’ is at play, says Lavrov By Associated Press | Market Watch (This article first appeared on April 15, 2020)
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s foreign minister on Tuesday angrily rejected Western claims that Moscow has used the coronavirus crisis to expand its political influence, saying the world needs unity to surmount the pandemic.…
Continues by firstname.lastname@example.org (Sophia Ankel) Business Insider (This article first appeared on April 20, 2020) Ruslan Nazarov, head of the Murmansk Region Branch of the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry, at a mobile field hospital in the village of Mezhdurechye on April 15, 2020.
Continues by Anna Nemtsova | The Daily Beast Alexei Druzhinin/Getty
MOSCOW—Amid a growing uproar in newly locked-down Russia,
news broke on Tuesday that a doctor President Vladimir Putin met with just a week ago during a highly publicized visit to a coronavirus treatment facility has now tested positive for the infection himself.… Continues The strategic air campaign leading up to the invasion was long and bloody. by Warfare History Network | The National Interest ey point: By the time the invasion began, American bomber losses had dropped to negligible proportions, and the Luftwaffe had been virtually driven from the skies over its own homeland.… Continues No way to counter it? by Sebastien Roblin | The National Interest Key point: China has no good way to defend itself against India’s missiles. However, both countries are nuclear powers and so will deter each other.
While many of us remain mesmerized by the unfolding shambles in the Middle East, the world’s two most populous countries have gotten into a
tiff over missiles.… Continues