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Vladimir Putin is keeping the world guessing about his intentions in Crimea. Is he intending to permanently occupy the peninsula, or merely giving the world a display of Russian military power. Another point to consider is the sheer expense of moving men and armour around, and the possibility of sanctions further down the road. I’m going to discuss some of those questions now with Fred Weir, Moscow correspondent of the Christian Science Monitorhttp://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0304/508132-today-with-sean-o-rourke-tuesday-4-march-2014/?clipid=1431783
Navanly, who has been an outspoken critic of President Putin, and wants to run as a candidate for mayor of Moscow, was jailed for five years for embezzelment. Drivetime spoke to Moscow journalist Tim Wall.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/drivetime/programmes/2013/0719/463558-drivetime-friday-19-july-2013/?clipid=1272218
After two years of fighting during which an estimated 80,000 people have died, the Syrian war may now be entering its final phase. With battlefield support from Iran and the Lebanese Hezbollah militia the Syrian army is advancing everywhere against opponents in growing disarray. A strategic city is poised to fall to the besieging Syrian army, while the regime will soon take delivery of Russian aircraft and anti-aircraft missiles. These could deter any foreign incursions into Syrian airspace. Islamists continue to offer strong resistance to Assad, but the rebels have yet to form a coherent military organisation. Fighters in the ...http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-pat-kenny/programmes/2013/0531/453800-today-with-pat-kenny-friday-31-may-2013/?clipid=1229316
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