PHUKET MEDIA WATCH – World news selected by Gazette editors for Phuket’s international community Cyprus bailout sends EU into spin Reuters / Phuket Gazette PHUKET: The chairman of Cyprus’s biggest commercial bank offered his resignation and thousands of students protested in the capital Nicosia yesterday as banks stayed shut to stop a run on deposits after the … [Read more...] about Phuket Gazette World News: Cyprus spin; Russian tycoon hanged; London schoolboy scores $30mn with Yahoo app
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The 2022 UEFA Champions League final will take place in Saint Petersburg, Russia, in May of this year. UEFA may however have to change the venue of the marquee event because of the ongoing military tension between Russia and Ukraine. At the moment, former Soviet Republics are engaged in a military escalation along Ukraine’s eastern border, where Russia has deployed troops. … [Read more...] about UEFA Champions League: Can Russia Still Host The UCL Final at St. Petersburg?
Days after Russia’s Vladimir Putin warned Moscow would react to the NATO expansion of military infrastructure on its borders, Finland and Sweden have officially requested NATO membership. Jens Stoltenberg, NATO’s secretary-general, said Wednesday that the alliance is ready to seize the moment and move quickly to accept Finland and Sweden. The official applications submitted … [Read more...] about Putin’s Stand on NATO Backfires as Finland and Sweden Join Alliance
Russia’s attack on Ukraine is completely unjustified and unprovoked, and NATO condemns it in the strongest possible terms. All those killed and injured, as well as the people of Ukraine, are in our thoughts. Belarus is also to be condemned for facilitating this attack. Russia’s renewed attack is a grave violation of international law, including the UN Charter, and violates … [Read more...] about NATO – North Atlantic Council Statement on Russia’s Attack on Ukraine
As a result of the military action in Ukraine, Vladimir Putin asked Ukrainian soldiers to lay down their arms. Find out why Russia attacked Ukraine. The Soviet Union benefited greatly from the presence of Ukraine during the Cold War. The country was the second-most populous and powerful of the fifteen Soviet republics and was home to the union’s agricultural production, … [Read more...] about Russia-Ukraine War: What Caused Russia to Attack Ukraine?