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The third Russian Revolution

WASHINGTON, June 12 (UPI) -- Russia may be on a verge of a third revolution as political dissent and the suppression of those who disagree with Vladimir Putin, increase.
HARLAN ULLMAN, UPI Outside View Commentator

Chef Miki Nozawa killed by disgruntled customers in Germany

WESTERLAND, Germany, May 16 (UPI) -- Celebrity chef Miki Nozawa was killed in Germany during a heated argument with two customers who refused to pay their bill, officials said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, April 13, 2013.
By United Press International

No room for Putin past 2018, survey finds

MOSCOW, April 11 (UPI) -- Less than a quarter of Russian citizens said they wanted Russian President Vladimir Putin to run for another term in 2018, survey data show.
Thatcher funeral to be heavily guarded

Thatcher funeral to be heavily guarded

LONDON, April 11 (UPI) -- Security will be tight for former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's funeral, London's Metropolitan Police have announced.
'Iron Lady' Margaret Thatcher dead at 87

'Iron Lady' Margaret Thatcher dead at 87

LONDON, April 8 (UPI) -- Margaret Thatcher, the conservative British prime minister known as the "Iron Lady," died Monday following a stroke, her spokesman said. She was 87.

Commentary: Russia's Treasure Island

WASHINGTON, April 1 (UPI) -- Cyprus was headquarters for Russia’s new class of wealthy entrepreneurs – until disaster struck last month.
ARNAUD DE BORCHGRAVE, UPI Editor at Large

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Gorbachev: 'My career was successful'

Gorbachev: 'My career was successful'

MOSCOW, March 30 (UPI) -- Mikhail Gorbachev, who presided over the dissolution of the former Soviet Union, said in a speech Saturday in Moscow his political career "was successful."

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, March 13, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, March 11, 2013.
By United Press International
Soviet leader Gorbechev critical of Putin

Soviet leader Gorbechev critical of Putin

LONDON, March 7 (UPI) -- Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev said, from his vantage point, Russian President Vladimir Putin was afraid of his constituents.
Gorbachev rebukes Putin's attack on rights

Gorbachev rebukes Putin's attack on rights

MOSCOW, March 7 (UPI) -- Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has condemned laws passed in Russia and has called them "attacks on the rights of citizens."
Putin sends Gorbachev a birthday message

Putin sends Gorbachev a birthday message

MOSCOW, March 2 (UPI) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin wished former Soviet Union leader Mikhail Gorbachev a happy 82nd birthday on Saturday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, March 2, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday Feb. 27, 2013.
By United Press International

The revenge of unintended consequences

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Unintended consequences often combine the most diabolical of dangers with the greatest of huge rewards. This Janus-like face of danger and reward is often unrecognized and even ignored in the taking of major decisions by states and leaders.
HARLAN ULLMAN, UPI Outside View Commentator

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2012.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Dec. 7, 2012.
By United Press International
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