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Communist Party makes significant gains in Russian regional polls

The Communist Party of Russian Federation (KPRF) increased their seats from 5 to 13 in the Moscow City Duma

US cyberwar Russia US cyber bombs against Russia: A dangerous escalation

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the New York Times report on the US deploying software in the Russian power grid that could cripple it.

Russia moves towards a ‘sovereign’ internet

The law proposes to allow Moscow to cut off the country’s internet traffic from foreign servers and create an alternative domain name system

Putin-Kim meeting At meet with Kim Jong-un, Putin talks about guarantees before denuclearization

“Kim Jong-un is interested in denuclearization, all North Korea needs is guarantees of its security and sovereignty,” Putin said

Will Ukraine’s new president be able to carve out a new path?

Volodymyr Zelensky, who has no political experience, has been elected president of Ukraine by a huge margin. His lack of legacy is seen as a positive aspect when it comes to improving relations with Russia, which nosedived under his predecessor

Russian protests Thousands protest in Russia in defense of workers’ rights

The rallies have been organized in the wake of simmering discontent in the country against Vladimir Putin’s anti-dissent legislations and controversial pension reforms.

Trump’s Nuclear Doctrine: I Have the Biggest Stick, Submit or be Nuked

There is urgent need for a dormant global peace movement to revive. For, it is not just Russia or China which are at risk, but the whole of humanity

The post-Cold War era barely lasted 1,144 Days

The withdrawal of the US from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Force (INF) Treaty, which had provided a key underpinning to the negotiated end to the Cold War, marks the beginning of a new phase in global politics

James Mattis quits after failing to persuade Trump to stay on in Syria

Defense secretary Mattis is part of the establishment which believes in maintaining a strong US presence in Syria despite there being no legal backing for the deployment

Trump’s Syrian pullout is a game changer

While sections of the US establishment are calling Trump’s decision that of a maverick, it is in fact a reflection of the realities on the ground and an attempt to salvage relations with Turkey

Valentin Konovalov becomes third Russian opposition candidate to win provincial polls this year

Konovalov’s victory in the Khakassian Republic, and the likelihood of another communist candidate, Andrey Ischenko, winning in the province of Primorsky krai in December, indicate a rising discontent with president Vladimir Putin and his United Russia party

The Trump-Putin Meet and the Chorus of Disapproval

The meeting between the Russian and US presidents saw global and US establishments respond in predictable ways

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