Tag Archives: Europe

Why the UFC’s ‘sportswashing’ of Chechnya’s dictator is a problem

The presence of Ramzan Kadyrov in the front sequence of a UFC show foreground a disturbing is connected with the Chechen strongman and the MMA promotion On Saturday 15 September, Ramzan Kadyrov trod into Moscow’s Olimpiyskiy Stadium to watch the evening’s battles. Dressed in beige jeans and a lily-white t-shirt with a parallelling case, the notorious Chechen strongman was surrounded …

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Alexander Povetkin has Russian authority behind him, informs Hearn

Alexander Povetkin has the full heavines of the Russian authority behind him as he prepares to fight Anthony Joshua at Wembley on Saturday night, the promoter Eddie Hearn has warned Alexander Povetkin has the full weight of the Russian government behind him as he prepares to fight Anthony Joshua at Wembley on Saturday evening, the promoter, Eddie Hearn, has warned. …

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The totalitarian shift that has brought Mussolini back to the mainstream

The long speak: Italys CasaPound has been central to normalising autocracy again in the member states of its delivery. Now theyre trying to enter parliament On the night of 27 December 2003, five men ended into a huge, empty place complex in Rome, just south of the city’s main railway station, Roma Termini. A few epoches earlier, “the mens” had …

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Emmanuel Macron: France’s political lord eyeing the Elysee | Observer profile

Dodging brickbats from left and right, the former adviser to President Hollande , now his economy official, has launched his own progress that could see him president before he passes 40 An opinion pollster stopping random French beings in wall street to question: Who is Emmanuel Macron? just a few years ago would have found most, if not all, of …

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Irish gangland clash declarations fifth victim

A man in a Dublin street was shot by mistake, speculate gardai, in resuming battle between criminal bosses The violent feud between Irelands two most notorious criminal mobs has claimed a fifth life, after a guy was shot dead in what police feel was a speciman of unfounded identity. The victim was shot six experiences near a saloon in Sheriff …

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Dublin boxing weigh-in filming demise linked to gangland grudge

A number of others injured including one gravely after gunmen open fire in inn during weigh-in for WBO European lightweight fight One man has been shot dead and at the least one other was seriously injured after gunmen garmented as police officers opened fire during a weigh-in for a WBO European boxing match in Ireland on Friday afternoon. The incident …

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Vladimir Putin alleges censored Russian athletes are victims of’ discrimination’

The Russian president remarked Russian track and orbit athletes are victims of discrimination In a final gesture of defiance before the Rio Recreation, Vladimir Putin has accused the IAAF of flagrant discrimination for banning Russias Olympic track and field team. Speaking to more than 150 athletes in the Alexander Hall in the Kremlin, the Russian president likewise called the decision …

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‘A stupid idea’: garb firm apologises for Irish violation mob intends

Craic Clothing takes wander off marketing after Team Hutch and Team Kinahan branding was criticized by celebrating deadly feud An online clothing company has been forced to draw a range of T-shirts and hoodies that “celebrated” the two Irish crime gangs involved in the biggest feud in the country’s history. Craic Clothing has apologised for its motifs branded with the …

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Rubbish piles up in Rome as holidays and rain disrupt collections

Pictures of overflowing bins and bags shedding out their contents shared online as Five Star Movement fails to tackle waste Mounds of uncollected rubbish have been piling up in Rome since Christmas eve, with some occupants adjusting them on fire in protest against a municipal administration that has failed to deliver on its promise to tackle the city’s waste. Scenes …

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Armed police patrol Dublin as Veronica Guerin’s brother warns of gangs anarchy

Sibling of journalist gunned down 20 years ago panics Ireland is misplacing crusade against violence as referendum looms Last week working-class areas of Dublin resembled Belfast during the dark years of the Troubles as armed police in body armour organized checkpoints on streets producing into the strongholds of warring gangland figures. Now the brother of murdered investigative reporter Veronica Guerin …

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