Friday, 7 October, 2022

Topic: Kremlin

Putin to host Kremlin ceremony annexing 4 Ukrainian provinces despite UN chief’s warning

Putin took the intermediary step of signing decrees Thursday paving the way for occupied regions of Kherson and Zaporizhzhia to be formally annexed into Russia.

Darya Dugina’s assassination can be Putin’s strategy to unite Russia against Ukraine

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Vladimir Putin prepares to declare himself a conqueror

The future of Ukraine's territories dwindles as plans reflect designs for Ukraine’s eastern and southern regions that the Kremlin has already set in motion.

Russia’s emerging independent media outlets are going after Putin

Vladimir Putin's ostensibly successful campaign to control the Russian media is backfiring in a technological environment that has left him far behind.

Putin has weathered Russia’s Covid toll by shifting blame

The Kremlin & Russian PM's govt have played a cynical game, shoving off responsibility for handling Covid crisis onto regional governors but holding on tightly to the financial reins.

Writing on the Kremlin’s wall, and men’s woes against ‘cancel culture’

The best cartoons of the week, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

All’s not well in Putin’s Russia and Moscow’s elections revealed the cracks

Russian voters are looking beyond President Putin and Putinism for solutions to everyday problems.

Vladimir Putin is running out of options to stay in power: Leonid Bershidsky

There are 4 scenarios through which Vladimir Putin can retain power beyond the constitutional limits, including parliamentary reform and an economic merger with Belarus, but they don't seem viable.

A third of Russian households can’t buy more than two pairs of shoes a year

US-China trade talks enter 'final stages', and coming soon, a complete list of BRI projects.

GLOBAL PULSE: China’s ‘Globalisation 2.0’, London’s global banker status under Brexit threat, and Spain wants to exhume Franco

CHINA IS THE NEW CHAMPION OF GLOBALIZATION China is one of the few countries in the world today with money to spend, and Xi Jinping is ready to write some checks. It is called Globalization 2.0.

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A woman walks past the logo of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), at its headquarters in Mumbai, India | Reuters

SEBI orders Indian credit agency Brickwork Ratings to shut down

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) cancelled the certificate of registration of the credit rating agency due to repeated lapses in the functioning.


Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.