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Bowwow wow! Dog domestication much older than previously known| Reuters

May 22, 2015

Bowwow wow! Dog domestication much older than previously known| Reuters

WASHINGTON Genetic information from a 35,000-year-old wolf bone found below a frozen cliff in Siberia is shedding new light on humankind's long relationship with dogs, showing canine domestication may have occurred earlier than previously thought. Today's dogs, from the Chihuahua to the Great Dane, are believed to have descended from wild wolves domesticated by humans in prehistoric times, but when this took place has been a matter of debate #Business #Economy #United States #Technology #Russia #Health #markets #United Kingdom #Entertainment #Mexico #Free Speech
Battle erupts in eastern Ukraine, four Ukrainian soldiers killed - regional chief| Reuters

May 20, 2015

Battle erupts in eastern Ukraine, four Ukrainian soldiers killed - regional chief| Reuters

KIEV Fighting erupted between Ukrainian government forces and Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday and four Ukrainian servicemen have been killed, the regional administration chief said. #Business #Sports #United States #Middle East #Russia #Argentina #Latin America #Mexico #Ukraine
Russian Parliament passes bill allowing ban of 'undesirable' foreign NGOs

May 19, 2015

Russian Parliament passes bill allowing ban of 'undesirable' foreign NGOs

Russian lawmakers on Tuesday passed a controversial bill allowing authorities to ban foreign NGOs deemed "undesirable" for the state, the latest step in a crackdown condemned by rights activists. #World #NewsTracker #Russia #Vladimir Putin #NGOs #KGB #Kiev
Insight - Assad, under pressure, may need his friends more than ever| Reuters

May 19, 2015

Insight - Assad, under pressure, may need his friends more than ever| Reuters

QALAMOUN MOUNTAINS, Syria/BEIRUT When Lebanon's Hezbollah first joined Syria's war on the side of President Bashar al-Assad, its role was a closely guarded secret. Today, as Hezbollah plants its flag in land won from rebels north of Damascus, its role could hardly be more public. #Business #Sports #Middle East #Russia #science #United Kingdom #Qatar #Entertainment #Mexico #Friends #lifestyle
Ukraine vows to show off 'captured Russian soldiers'

May 18, 2015

Ukraine vows to show off 'captured Russian soldiers'

Two Russian soldiers captured while fighting in war-torn eastern Ukraine are being transported to the capital, Kiev, a Ukrainian military spokesman said on Monday. #NewsTracker #Russia #Ukraine #Kiev #soldiers #Eastern Ukraine

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How power relationships among nations shaped the Ukraine crisis

Mar 04, 2014

How power relationships among nations shaped the Ukraine crisis

Editor's note: This is a reader we received on the piece 'Another Cold War? India cant ignore Crimea crisis in Ukraine'. As per Firstpost policy, the comment has been lightly edited for spellings and grammar. #India #China #Barack Obama #Syria #Russia #ConnectTheDots #Cold War #LetterstoFP #Vladimir Putin #Ukraine #US-Russia ties #Crimea
Defence projects, n-plants India's new envoy to Russia has a huge task ahead

Jan 13, 2014

Defence projects, n-plants India's new envoy to Russia has a huge task ahead

Indian officials believe Raghavan is an old Russia/Soviet Union hand and should be able to smoothen rough edges in the Indo-Russian defence relationship. #India #Russia #Ministry of External Affairs #Kudankulam #BrahMos #Moscow #IFS #Indo-Russian relations