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‘Boycotts never work, they only damage athletes’ – WADA president on Russia’s possible Olympic snub

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President Craig Reedie thinks that Russia’s possible decision to boycott the 2018 Winter Games would only “damage athletes” who could potentially compete in PyeongChang. “Boycotts, in my view, never really work. All they do is damage athletes,” Reedie told BBC Sport. “The Olympic movement was plagued with boycotts 20, 25 years ago and it has got ...

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Duma may order foreign media outlets to register as foreign agents to work in Russia

Published time: 14 Nov, 2017 10:32 Edited time: 14 Nov, 2017 10:36 A new Russian bill regulating mass media would not automatically register foreign media outlets as foreign agents, but their refusal to do so would prevent them from working in Russia, one of the key sponsors of the legislation has said. Read more Deputy Duma Speaker Pyotr Tolstoy (United ...

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Putin: Our joint work with Turkey & Iran on Syria settlement bears fruit, level of violence decrease

Published time: 13 Nov, 2017 18:34 Edited time: 13 Nov, 2017 18:57 The joint efforts of Russia, Turkey and Iran on a settlement of the Syrian conflict are paying off, as the level of violence has decreased in the country, Vladimir Putin said after meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Sochi. Putin and Erdogan have held a four-hour-long ...

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Don’t bother with national census… spooks already know where you live & work thanks to mobile data

Published time: 7 Nov, 2017 17:25 In what sounds like the dystopia described in George Orwell’s ‘1984,’ thousands of Londoners have had their mobile phone data tracked by the government to find out where they live and work. Now the method could be used instead of the national census. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has been trying to build ...

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‘Experience had a deep impact on my work’: Artist Aleksandra Lopatic on writing #1917LIVE tweets

As RT’s interactive history project dedicated to the October Revolution nears its culmination, the team unveils the authors behind some of the most popular Twitter accounts united under the hashtag #1917LIVE. In real life, chemist and photographer Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky is female Paris-based artist Aleksandra Lopatic, who says she strongly identifies with her character. “The deep sadness that his images project ...

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Tracksuited Turkmen president inspects construction work in capital atop his horse (VIDEO)

Published time: 25 Oct, 2017 17:45 Three-term Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov took after the nomadic Khans that once ruled the Central Asian country when he personally inspected new buildings in a strangely deserted Ashgabat while riding a magnificent steed. Berdimuhamedov was filmed by state television as he brought his favorite stallion Miras, with whom he beat the country’s best jockeys ...

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Half of British women, 20% of men sexually harassed at work – survey

Published time: 25 Oct, 2017 08:20 More than half of British women and one out of five men have suffered sexual harassment in the workplace or place of study, according to a survey. The vast majority of them did not report the incident. Some 53 percent of women and 20 percent of men said they suffered some form of sexual ...

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Facebook tests a resume “work histories” feature to boost recruitment efforts

As LinkedIn ads in video and other features to look a little more like Facebook, Facebook continues to take on LinkedIn in the world of social recruitment services. In the latest development, Facebook is testing a feature to let users create resumes — which Facebook calls a “work histories” feature — and share them privately on the site as part of ...

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Before you update to iOS 11 here’s how to check which apps won’t work

For users of Apple’s iOS the imminent arrival of a major new update to the mobile platform is generally a moment of high excitement. In the case of iOS 11, iPad users have the most to be excited about — including a new system-wide dock where favorite apps can live, and a bird’s eye view of recent apps and workspaces. ...

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Quitting Iran deal would ruin 12yrs’ work, threaten nuclear war – rep for Nobel Peace Prize-winner

Washington’s threats to walk out of the Iran nuclear deal is a critical moment for global nuclear non-proliferation, as it risks uprooting over a decade of diplomatic work and bring the world on the verge of a nuclear war, Jean-Marie Collin of ICAN France told RT. Read more Collin, coordinator of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) for ...

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