23rd Mar 2023


UK housing minister named as new Brexit point man

UK housing minister Dominic Raab was appointed the new Brexit secretary on Monday, the prime minister's office announced. The move comes after the dramatic overnight resignation of David Davis, the UK's top negotiator. Raab is considered a close ally of premier Theresa May, who could now face a leadership challenge from hardline Brexiteers. May and her entire cabinet only agreed their new Brexit customs policy last Friday.

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How much can we trust Russian opinion polls on the war?

The lack of Russian opposition to the Russo-Ukrainian War is puzzling. The war is going nowhere, Russian casualties are staggering, the economy is in trouble, and living standards are declining, and yet polls indicate that most Russians support the war.

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