By blocking the UN Security Council statement on the ceasefire in Ukraine, Washington has demonstrated that it wants to see further escalation of the Ukrainian conflict, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Friday.
Paramilitary tactics are taking hold across United States police departments in a way that has not been seen in other western democracies, Director of the Cato Institute Project on Criminal Justice, Tim Lynch said on Friday.
On Thursday afternoon, Pope Francis phoned the bereaved relatives of a US journalist who was executed by an ISIS fighter in Syria to offer consolation and assure them of his prayers, Catholic News Service cited Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi, a Vatican spokesman, as saying.
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The Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University (formerly the Second Moscow Medical Institute) has recently had to overcome a tarnished reputation: there was a string of dismissals and criminal proceedings. Newly appointed rector Andrei Kamkin tells RIA Novosti’s Anna Kurskaya about its newfound international acclaim and other changes the university.
As everyone’s attention is drawn to the fate of the Russian humanitarian aid convoy at the Ukrainian border, some analysts are noting a shift in the tone of Western coverage of the conflict in the region, namely sociologist Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya, who shared his opinion speaking to Radio VR.