Pokerstars and GGPoker Escalate the War on Cheaters

Putting villains on pedestals The founding myth of the Olympics is the story of Pelops, grandson of Zeus, hosting the first edition of the games as a funeral celebration for his vanquished father-in-law King Oinomaos of Pisa. Pelops fell in

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Kyiv issues list of equipment it wants to win the war with Russia

Volodymyr Zelensky‘s top adviser has told the West to dramatically step up deliveries of heavy weapons if Ukraine is to defeat Russia‘s invasion. Mykhailo Podolyak said Monday that Kyiv needs 1,000 howitzers, 300 rocket artillery systems, 500 tanks, 2,000 armoured

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Russian soldiers are ‘plotting fake marriages’ to escape Ukraine war as ‘morally depressed’ soldiers

Demoralised Russian troops in Ukraine are plotting ways to get out of the country including trying to arrange ‘fake marriages’, Ukraine’s intelligence agency has revealed. Analysts say that the Russian military is overstretched, with low morale and could soon run

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Ukraine war: Russian separatist troops complain of conditions at the front

Conscripted troops sent to fight for Russia in Ukraine have mutinied on camera, saying they have been sent to the frontlines without equipment, medicine or food.  In footage posted on Telegram, the soldiers – who claimed to be from the

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First Russian soldier charged with rape war crime in Ukraine is a father with two children

First Russian soldier charged with rape war crime in Ukraine is a father with two children  A soldier broke into a Kyiv house and shot dead its owner before raping his wife Ukrainian prosecutor-general don’t know where he is, saying

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Ukraine war: Medic becomes Russia’s first female solider killed in conflict

Russia has lost its first female soldier during the war in Ukraine after a frontline medic was killed by mortar fire in the battle for Mariupol.  Valentina Galatova, 27 and a mother-of-one, died fighting in the Black Sea port city

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Ukraine war: ‘Bloody battles’ inside Azovstal as Mariupol defenders stage last stand

Bloody battles are raging inside the Azovstal steel works at the heart of Mariupol as Ukrainian troops stage a heroic last stand despite being surrounded by Russian forces, their commander has revealed.  Lieutenant Colonel Denis Prokopenko, in a video message

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Putin will soon have ‘no way back’ from nuclear war, claims Kremlin TV propagandist 

Vladimir Putin will soon have ‘no way back’ but to unleash nuclear weapons on Ukraine, a leading Russian TV war reporter has claimed.   Alexander Sladkov advocated dropping an atomic bomb to cause ‘a crater the size of several regions’ in

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Ukraine war: Dead Russian troops found in ‘Z’ pattern as Kyiv’s men advance

Ukraine has pushed Putin‘s army back from its second-largest city in a successful counter-attack as dead bodies of Russian soldiers were found arranged in a grisly Z pattern – the symbol of its invasion – in a recaptured village. Kyiv‘s

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Jill Biden condemns ‘Putin’s war’ in Ukraine in moving remarks at Met Gala costume exhibit unveiling

First Lady Jill Biden remarked on American fashion and Russia’s war in Ukraine during a speech at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday In her first speech since announcing an upcoming trip to meet Ukrainian refugees in Europe, First

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