Given the chance, former world chess champion Garry Kasparov thinks he could put Russian President Vladimir Putin in checkmate. But that's the problem: When it comes to Ukraine, Kasparov says Putin isn't playing chess; he's playing poker. FULL ARTICLE AT Fox News
Michelle Obama, the first lady, plans to visit China on a solo trip March 19-26 that includes meetings with China’s first lady and high school and university students. John Short, 75, an Australian missionary detained last month for spreading ... FULL ARTICLE AT Arkansas Online
Former chess world champion turned Russian opposition activist Garry Kasparov has become a citizen of Croatia. The government said Kasparov, who owns a house on Croatia's Adriatic coast, was granted a passport last week. Croatian media have reported that ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Irish Independent
Garry Kasparov (Armenian: Գարրի Կասպարով; Russian: Га́рри Ки́мович Каспа́ров; Russian pronunciation: [ˈgarʲɪ ˈkʲiməvʲɪtɕ kɐˈsparəf]) (born as Garry Kimovich Weinstein on April 13, 1963, in Baku, Azerbaijan SSR, Soviet Union; now Azerbaijan) is a Russian former World Chess Champion, regarded by many as the greatest chess player of all time. He is also a writer and political activist.
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