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‘Playing Russian roulette with our players’ brains’

– This article originally appeared on stuff.co.nz and is reproduced with permission World Rugby has issued a statement defending its concussion policies after a former member of their own medical team accused them of taking unnecessary risks with players’ brains with the use of “unscientific” HIAs (head injury assessments). Dr Barry O’Driscoll, who resigned from …

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An Alleged Russian Spy Was Busted Trying to Intern at The Hague

An Alleged Russian Spy Was Busted Trying to Intern at The Hague

As well as stopping Cherkasov from obtaining the position at the ICC and sending him back to Brazil, the Dutch intelligence agency also published his long and detailed cover story. The four-page story, often known as a covert intelligence officer’s “legend,” details the background of the “Ferreira” identity. “The threat posed by this intelligence officer …

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In Mali, jihadists claim to have "captured" a Russian from the Wagner Group

In Mali, jihadists claim to have “captured” a Russian from the Wagner Group

Protesters hold a “Thank you Wagner” banner during a rally in Bamako on February 19, 2022. FLORENT VERGNES / AFP A Russian member of the Wagner Private Military Society was ” capture “ by jihadists in central Mali, according to a press release from the Support Group for Islam and Muslims (GSIM) and sent to …

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