RUSSIA RESTRICTS ACCESS TO MUSIC SERVICE SOUNDCLOUD

Sun 02 October 2022: At the Prosecutor General’s Office’s request, Russia has restricted access to the music streaming service Soundcloud over allegedly false information about the conflict in Ukraine, the media watchdog Roskomnadzor said on Sunday. According to the report, details about Russian attacks on the neighboring country’s civilian population and Russian soldiers’ civilian casualties […]

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STOP THE “SPIRAL OF VIOLENCE AND DEATH” IN UKRAINE, POPE FRANCIS ‘BEGS’ PUTIN

Sun 02 October 2022: Pope Francis said he is haunted by “rivers of blood and tears” and has made a direct appeal to Russian President Vladimir Putin to halt the “spiral of violence and death” in Ukraine. In a speech devoted to Ukraine in St. Peter’s Square, the head of the Catholic Church also denounced […]

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FINLAND WILL BE HOME TO NETFLIX’S IN-HOUSE GAME STUDIO

Sun 02 October 2022: Netflix, a well-known provider of online video streaming services that has also entered the gaming industry, is establishing an internal game studio in Helsinki, Finland. According to Engadget, the platform’s game studio aims to produce “world-class” original games free of advertisements and in-app purchases. Alumnus of Zynga and EA Marko Lastikka […]

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BOSNIA HERZEGOVINA VOTERS GO TO THE POLLS TO SHAPE THE COUNTRY’S FUTURE

Observers are deployed throughout the country to assess the elections. Sun 02 October 2022: Bosnia and Herzegovina citizens head to the polls Sunday to choose lawmakers at the canton, entity, and national levels, as well as the three members of the Presidential Council. More than 5,900 ballot boxes across the country open at 7 a.m. local time (0500GMT) […]

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HIGH RUSSIAN LOSSES ON EXIT FROM LYMAN -BRITISH INTELLIGENCE

Sun 02 October 2022: According to British military intelligence, Russia’s forces are believed to have sustained significant losses as they withdrew from Lyman, a strategically significant town in eastern Ukraine. The British Defence Ministry’s daily brief stated on Sunday that the town in the Donetsk region was “likely being defended by undermanned elements of Russia’s […]

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‘TOO MANY’ LOW-SKILLED MIGRANTS IN BRITAIN – MINISTER

Sat 01 October 2022: Britain has too many low-skilled migrant workers and very high numbers of international students, who often brought dependents with them, the country’s new interior minister Suella Braverman said in an interview with The Sun on Sunday newspaper. Braverman said new Prime Minister Liz Truss’ government aimed to stick to a 2019 election pledge to lower net […]

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RUSSIA SAYS ITS TROOPS WITHDREW FROM UKRAINE’S LYMAN TO AVOID ENCIRCLEMENT

Sat 01 October 2022: In order to avoid being surrounded by the Ukrainian army, Russia said on Saturday that its troops had withdrawn from the town of Lyman in eastern Ukraine. “In connection with the creation of a threat of encirclement, allied troops were withdrawn from the settlement of Krasny Liman to more advantageous lines,” […]

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CHECHNYA’S KADYROV CALLS FOR USE OF ‘LOW-YIELD’ NUCLEAR WEAPONS

Sat 01 October 2022: Ramzan Kadyrov, head of Russia’s region of Chechnya, has said that Moscow should consider using a low-yield nuclear weapon in Ukraine after a significant new defeat on the battlefield. In a message on Telegram criticizing Russian commanders for abandoning the east Ukrainian town of Lyman on Saturday, Kadyrov wrote: “In my personal […]

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