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In Vladimir Putin’s Russia, Alexei Navalny strikes a chord

Moscow, Russia – You never quite know what you’re going to get at an Alexei Navalny demonstration. Sometimes the numbers are barely into the hundreds. Sometimes so many people come, you can’t see where the crowd ends. Sometimes the police wade in with batons and cart away thousands. Sometimes they stand on the sidelines looking…

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Theresa May perchance presumably well well faces British MPs over Syria strikes

Britain’s prime minister is about to face questions in parliament about the UK’s decision to launch coordinated attacks on Syria – alongside American and French forces – without parliamentary approval.  Theresa May will be giving a statement in the House of Commons on the attacks by the US, UK and France on three sites allegedly linked to…

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Why Russia did no longer acknowledge to US strikes on Syria

After a week of rhetorical escalation between the US and Russia – much of it conducted on Twitter – missile strikes on Syria were finally carried out on Saturday. US, UK and French forces launched attacks on three sites allegedly linked to the production of chemical weapons near Damascus, as well as in the province…

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What media in Russia, Iran and Syria are announcing on Syria strikes

State media outlets in Russia, Iran and Syria have been carrying heavy condemnation of US-led air strikes on Syrian government positions. US, French and British forces launched the attacks in response to an alleged chemical weapons attack carried out by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad last week. Below is a round-up of how…

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How is Russia possible to answer to US strikes in Syria?

Russia has long been threatening the US with “serious consequences” to its missile strikes against the Syrian regime over the alleged chemical attack in the rebel-held town of Douma. Speaking after the US air raid on Saturday, Anatoly Antonov, the Russian ambassador to Washington, reiterated that “such actions will not be left without consequences”. However,…

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Incorrect movies on social media about strikes against Syria

Following US, French and British air strikes on three Syrian targets on Saturday, a lot of pictures and videos are being shared on social media allegedly showing the attacks. However, as with other events such as mass shootings or other major events, a lot of misinformation is being circulated, including from other media, about Saturday’s…

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Tales you furthermore mght can have neglected on yarn of the Syria strikes

With Saturday’s US-led airstrikes on Syrian government positions dominating coverage internationally, here is a roundup of some of the stories you may have missed. Israeli troops open fire on Palestinians Israeli soldiers killed at least four Palestinians and wounded around a 1,000 others during protests in the Gaza Strip. The deaths bring the number of people…

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Five issues to know in regards to the US-led strikes in Syria

The United States and allies have responded to the Syrian government’s alleged use of chemical weapons against the rebel-held town of Douma with missile strikes. US President Donald Trump announced he ordered air strikes in Syria “on targets associated with the chemical weapons capabilities”, in collaboration with the UK and France. Russia, an ally of Syrian…

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5 issues to take hang of about the anticipated US strikes in Syria

The United States has vowed to respond to the Syrian government’s alleged use of chemical weapons against the rebel-held town of Douma with missile strikes. Russia, an ally of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, has pledged to retaliate if the Pentagon does carry out strikes for what it described as a “fabrication” chemical gas attack. Analysts…

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Trump tells Russia to ‘catch willing’ for Syria missile strikes

US President Donald Trump told Russia in an early morning tweet to prepare for “nice and new and ‘smart!'” missile strikes in Syria after an alleged gas attack on the last rebel stronghold in the country. The tweet came after the Russian ambassador to Lebanon said in an interview on Tuesday with Hezbollah-owned al-Manar TV that “if there…