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Scandal in the world of chess. A 19-year-old accused of cheating with sex toys when he defeated the world number 1

Hans Niemann, a 19-year-old American and the lowest-ranked player in the Sinquefield Cup, was accused of cheating after defeating Magnus Carlsen, who has dominated the big chess scene for more than a decade, according to the BBC and Euronews. Among the hypotheses appearing in the public space is one related to the use of vibrating anal beads. The 31-year-old Norwegian Carlsen was unbeaten in…
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Ukrainians accused of collaborating with the Russian army

Ukrainian soldier stands in front of a trailer tank near Kytsivka, Kharkiv region, on September 21. Photo: AFP – YASUYOSHI CHIBA For Mandryka, it was an easy choice. “I refused,” he replied. “Teaching the Russian curriculum is a crime.&#8221…
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Tokyo Tower: Capital Punishment

In the city of Nara, citizens leave wreaths in front of the site of the assassination of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on July 9, the day after the event. Photo: Gonzalo Robledo Although jurists from around the world say that capital punishment is out of fashion and…
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Reopening of the border: visions from both sides | Today news

In Cúcuta, the Colombian government has the entry and exit corridors for citizens ready to restore full traffic tomorrow, Monday. Photo: JOSE VARGAS ESGUERRA The “normalization” of the border. By Ronald Rodriguez The border between the Colombian department of Norte de Santander and the Venezuelan state of Táchira became a point of honor between the former president Ivan Duke and…
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The Russians are on the run: what is happening with the mobilization ordered by Putin? | Today news

More than 700 people were arrested in Saturday’s protests against the mobilization, according to the independent monitoring group OVD-Info. Photo: EFE – ANATOLY MALTSEV Moscow on Saturday toughened the penalties for crimes committed in times of military mobilization, punishing voluntary surrender or refusal to fight with up to ten years in prison, while replacing its top logistics…
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The Russian state press gives September 30 as the day when Putin will announce the annexation of the occupied Ukrainian regions

Vladimir Putin will address the Parliament gathered in an extraordinary session on Friday, September 30, and announce the “accession” of the occupied regions of Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson and Zaporizhia to the Russian Federation, TASS and RIA Novosti news agencies report, citing political sources. “Given the preliminary results of the referendums and Russia’s readiness to…
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