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Chess books for Christmas — and Karpov’s enigma

With Christmas just around the corner, the time has come to nominate some new chess books for chess enthusiasts. A real heavyweight is the latest Elk and Ruby disquisition on the inside stories of the Soviet Chess Imperium, Masterpieces and Dramas of the Soviet Championships Volume III (1948-1953), compiled by Sergey Voronkov. In the final […]

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Russia’s withdrawal from Kherson another humiliation for Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) meets soldiers during a visit at a military training centre of the Western Military District for mobilised reservists, outside the town of Ryazan on October 20, 2022. Mikhail Klimentyev | Afp | Getty Images As Russia’s military commanders announced another major withdrawal in Ukraine Wednesday, pro-Kremlin commentators have described the […]

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Kherson: Russia will withdraw forces in Ukraine war setback

CNN  —  Russia has ordered a retreat from the key southern city of Kherson, the only regional capital it has captured since February’s invasion, in a dramatic strategic setback for Russian President Vladimir Putin. In the face of Ukrainian advances in the region, Russian troops across the Kherson region will withdraw from the west bank […]

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Russia withdrawing troops from Kherson, but Ukrainian authorities skeptical

Kyiv, Ukraine — Russia’s military said Wednesday it will withdraw from the only Ukrainian regional capital it captured, but Kyiv was skeptical and an analyst warned this could be a ruse to lure the country’s forces into a deadly trap. A forced pullout from the city of Kherson would mark one of Russia’s worst setbacks in […]

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Biden says midterm vote was a ‘good day for democracy’ and notes the ‘red wave’ didn’t happen

CNN  —  In his first speech since polls closed around the country Tuesday night, President Joe Biden called out detractors who he said doubted his “incessant optimism” about Democrats’ ability to stave off resounding Republican wins in the midterm elections – even as his presidency is now likely entering a new period of divided government. […]

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Actor Sean Penn loans one of his Oscars to Zelenskyy – The Sun

Actor Sean Penn loans one of his Oscars to Zelenskyy  The Sun For ‘when you win’: Sean Penn visits Ukraine’s Zelensky, loans him an Oscar  Sydney Morning Herald Sean Penn gives an Oscar award to Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy | SBS News  SBS News Sean Penn visits Ukraine’s Zelenskiy, loans him an Oscar  Reuters View Full coverage on Google […]

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Russian oligarch Prigozhin appears to admit to US election interference

CNN  —  Yevgeny Prigozhin, a Kremlin-linked oligarch known as “Vladimir Putin’s chef,” appeared to admit to Russian interference in US elections in a Telegram post on Monday. Prigozhin said that Russia has interfered, is interfering and will continue to interfere in the US democratic process, in response to a journalist’s question about Russia potentially meddling […]

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David Letterman interviews Zelensky in underground Kyiv metro station – The Sun

David Letterman interviews Zelensky in underground Kyiv metro station  The Sun Letterman-Zelensky interview will air by year’s end  The Boston Globe David Letterman Interviewed Ukraine President Zelenskyy  UPROXX David Letterman to Interview President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on MY NEXT GUEST  Broadway World David Letterman Interviews Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy For Netflix Special  ETCanada.com View Full Coverage on Google News

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Russia ‘threatening to shoot deserting soldiers’ behind front line

“Now, of course, those who live in Kherson should be removed from the zone of the most dangerous actions, because the civilian population should not suffer,” Putin on Friday told pro-Kremlin activists. In recent days, eyewitnesses in Kherson have described scenes of Russian troops dismantling military checkpoints as if they were preparing to abandon the […]

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Russia considering ‘further steps’ against Britain over Nord Stream ‘terror attack’

Ukraine suffered sweeping blackouts and water supplies were cut to large parts of Kyiv on Monday after another wave of Russian missile strikes on key infrastructure. The Ukrainian army’s commander in chief, Valeriy Zaluzhnyi, said Russia had launched 55 cruise missiles and dozens of other munitions at “civilian targets” across the country, days after Russia […]

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