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5 Dec
The communist system of social and economic organisation collapsed in 1988/89. Theoretically, it was beautiful to behold on paper: to everyone, according to her need
4 Oct 2019
An Estonian court has jailed a former employee of the Baltic state's counter-intelligence service for spying for Russia, according to court documents seen Friday by AFP.
2 Oct 2019
Sochi, the Black Sea resort in the Russian Federation, has hosted many international events. Sochi 2019 refers to the first Russia-Africa Summit to be held on 23-24 October 2019 in that city.
26 Sep 2019
At the height of his power as the leader of the Soviet Union, Josef Stalin regarded members of the Catholic Church, the Jews and those denounced as rich farmers, landowners, and capitalists, as his enemies. At the height of his power when millions of his opponents were being sent to Siberian labour camps, Pierre Laval,…
27 Jan 2019
Senior NATO and Russian officials failed to make a breakthrough Friday in talks on saving the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty, raising the spectre of a renewed arms race in Europe. Western capitals allege that Russia's latest generation of medium-range missiles breach the terms of the Cold War era INF treaty, and put European cities at…
15 Aug 2017
In the past two weeks, I have written two articles about the importance of government and state capacity. The first was on the phenomenon commonly referred to as the “tragedy of commons”.
27 Mar 2017
While Alexander Yakovlev's death was over half a century before her birth, Panova, 25, has gained a tiny window into his thoughts and life thanks to an aged diary that her family preserved.

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In a move to increase job creation through agriculture, the National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA) is set to commission Integrated Farm Estates in Abia and Imo state. The farm estates located in Elu Elu, Ikwano Local Government area of Abia state and the Acharaugo Emekuku estate in Owerri North Love cal Government area of…
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President Vladimir Putin told French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Friday that the West was ignoring Moscow's security concerns over Ukraine but added that Russia would hold off from taking action immediately.