Politics

11 men convicted of gang rape of a pregnant Muslim woman released

Eleven Hindu men sentenced to life in prison for gang raping a pregnant Muslim woman during Hindu-Muslim riots in 2002 have been released early. CNN writes about this, citing a statement from an official. This drew condemnation from the victim’s widower, lawyers and politicians. The men were convicted in early 2008 and released from prison at Panchmahalsa in the western state of Gujarat on…
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World

They accuse the Indian government of forcing them to buy Indian flags in exchange for food | news today

Members of the ruling party, BJP. march with the Indian national flag as part of India’s 75th Independence Day celebration or ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ in Kolkata, India on August 10, 2022. Photo: EFE – PIYAL ADHIKARY India is preparing to celebrate Independence Day on August 15, the day that marks 75 years since the end of British rule, and the government wants it to be…
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Opinion

The noble unobtrusiveness of literature

Pechora killer A poem by Yevgeny Yevtushenko, published in the Novy Mir magazine, about a chairman of a fishing industry who, in order to increase his catch, narrowed the cells of the nets, blazed with civic accusation. The poet is indignant: “Young people who have been…
Economy

Political scientist explained why Switzerland imposed sanctions against Russia

Its connection will not have an impact on the Russian economy In early August, the EU countries introduced the seventh package against Russia for conducting a special operation on the territory of Ukraine. The new sanctions package was also supported by Switzerland. Political scientist and head of the Expert Club of the Sverdlovsk Region Anatoly Gagarin explained why the Swiss went for…
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Economy

The West predicted problems after the embargo on Russian coal

Exports will simply turn to the East On August 1, a complete embargo on the supply of Russian coal to the European Union began to operate. This measure is part of the fifth EU sanctions package adopted by the alliance back in April. Obviously, both parties will bear the costs – both consumers in the Old World and exporters in the Russian Federation. Both will have to rebuild logistics…
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