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Russia and Ukraine agree aid convoy border inspection rules

International officials of the Red Cross have agreed with Russian and Ukrainian authorities on border and customs control procedures for the Russian relief aid convoy bound for embattled east Ukraine,

Source: voiceofrussia.com

The aid convoy in the news this week from Red Cross and Russia came into scrutiny for sending help to people struggling in Ukraine. The reason was something to do with paper work and asking for permission to help out evacuating civilians from the towns of Khryaschuvate and Novosvitlivka. They have come to an agreement and aid continues to get to the people who most need it.

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Libor rate rigging scandal – Bank Chambers

Six years after the global recession, triggered by the financial crisis, fresh evidence is emerging of misconduct and collusion in Britain’s banks. The state-backed Lloyds Group is the latest bank to

Source: voiceofrussia.com

Fresh evidence about conduct of British bankers in the UK seems to suggest a few mistakes. The state owned banks are having to implement new measures to regulate staff bonuses that go back anything up to seven years ago. The reason for this seems to be fines have been imposed on banks. The pressure is on.

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Telling It Like It Is – Maggie Pagano Alexander Nekrassov and Brendan Cole [Audio Link]

Topics discussed by the former Kremlin adviser and political analyst Alexander Nekrassov, and The Independent representative Maggie Pagano. Source: voiceofrussia.com

Listen to todays audio over on the Voice of Russia Financial News. commonwealth games, sanctions, Russia, MH17, city of London, student loans and british banking programmes.

MH17 plane crash and the Ukraine crisis

Ukraine MH17 plane crash news from CCTV America. Latest video interviews from people on the ground, journalists in Ukraine and representatives and speakers of countries around the world give reports of what they have noticed these past few days.

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CCTV America Live shares the latest interviews with journalists about the ongoing investigation into the MH17 Malaysian Boeing 777 flight over Ukraine. The investigations are still ongoing. Most of the information here is still unclear. See for yourself what the interviews reveal over on CCTV America News.

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“FGM is a universal issue” – YouTube

Read more: http://voiceofrussia.com/uk/news/2014_07_21/FGM-is-a-universal-issue-8231/ Female genital mutilation, or FGM, is defined by the World Health Organ…

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Old muslim laws that talk about women in a very damaging way needs to be stopped. A panel of women over on Voice of Russia UK got together to discuss the way forward to ending this once and for all. Female genital mutilation  is thanks to Women’s rights and the FGM decreasing around the world.  The campaign is supported by Gates and other organisations. Lets see this end soon. Listen to the audio interview. Juliet Spare interviews a panel of women who all have views to contribute.

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Telling It Like It Is: Gove + Cameron /VORUK/Alexander Nekrassov/Time Ecot/Brendan Cole

David Cameron’s Cabinet reshuffle, female bishops and Anglican church service news are among the topics discussed by political commentator Alexander Nekrassov , Brendan Cole and Tim Ecott.

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Boko Haram, Western Aid In Nigeria And the Iraq War – Opinion Article by Alexander Nekrassov

Former Kremlin advisor Alexander Nekrassov shares about Boko Haram and Western aid in Nigeria. Nigerian troubles have lessons to learn from Iraq conflict a few years ago.

Source: www.aljazeera.com

Included today is a 23 minute video with Wole Soyinka who shares about how Islam is not a problem. Alexander Nekrassov shares the Russian military analysts predictions about potential rise of violence in the area. 

 

Boko Haram is an organisation responsible for kidnapping lots of children from school a few months ago. You may remember the appeals made by Michelle Obama to return the children.

 

Boko Haram are trying to get attention for Western aid for oil and this is perhaps what is motivating the escalating violence.

 

Former Kremlin Alexander Nekrassov makes a good point about how violence escalates and suggests some solutions to prevent any further violence in the area. Read the article in full over on Al Jazeera. 

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Only the Lonely: Britain’s Silver Line of Public Health

lonely Britain and public health

Britain is a lonely capital of Europe. A survey about life in the UK suggests loneliness can have ‘serious health impacts far beyond just feeling miserable and desiring ‘. Voice of Russia UK June 30th 2014.

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Find out more about UK society in the News this week over on The Voice of Russia. Loneliness and the human condition in Britain. The Public health has published a report recently about loneliness.