Relations between Moscow and Kiev continue to deteriorate and officials in Ukraine have called on more support from the West. The recent breakdown in diplomatic ties stems from the annexation of the Crimean Peninsula by Russian forces in 2014. The conflict in the region has resulted in the death of 14,000 people since 2014, according to
The measures, part of a broader retaliatory package, were approved by President Vladimir Putin, as a response to an array of US government sanctions imposed on Moscow a day earlier, including curbs to its sovereign debt market. Though Moscow responded swiftly and with measures designed to hurt US interests and shrink its diplomatic footprint, it
He assumed the position from his brother, revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, in April 2011. Cuban communists, led by Fidel Castro, seized power in 1959 overthrowing the military dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista. Raul Castro was one of the last surviving members of the “historic generation” that carried out the 1959 revolution. He will formally stand down
WW3: Expert reveals details of ‘hidden’ submarine The incident took place overnight between Wednesday and Thursday in the Black Sea. The Ukrainian ships warned five Russian FSB coast guard vessels to withdraw following “provocative manoeuvres”. Related articles Separately Ukraine’s ambassador to Berlin has said the country could build nuclear weapons unless it is allowed into NATO.
Neanderthal: Expert discusses right-handedness It’s estimated that more than 836 million people across the globe are left-handed but the reason behind why still remains a mystery. Archaeologists and anthropologists teamed up to try to explain the reasons behind there being a preference for one hand rather than the other. Some believe right-handedness could stem back