Day: February 2, 2021

Sweden Sentences Russian Man For Attack On Chechen Political Critic

On January 11th, a court in Sweden sentenced a Russian man who attacked Tumso Abdurakhmanov, a blogger critical of Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov, to ten years in prison. The attack occurred on February 26th, 2020, when Ruslan Mamayev attacked Abdurakhmanov with a hammer in the Swedish city of Gavle. According

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U.S. Downsizes Troops In Afghanistan To 2,500

On January 15th, the United States Department of Defense announced that military personnel in Afghanistan have been downsized to 2,500 soldiers, America’s lowest military presence in the country since 2001. This reduction completes a goal Donald Trump set after signing an agreement with the Taliban in February 2020. The agreement

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New Farming Laws Cause Violent Protests In New Delhi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government introduced new farming laws in September, causing widespread disagreement and leading to violent protests in the country’s capital. These new laws have led to two months of largely calm demonstrations involving farmers from India’s agriculturally-based northern states, according to the Associated Press. A protest

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