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Archbishop of Canterbury to Step Down

Rev. Rowan Williams, the spiritual head of the world’s Anglicans, announced he will step down at the end of the year.

(NYT) London — The archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev. Rowan Williams, the spiritual head of the world's Anglicans, announced on Friday that he will step down at the end of the year to take the position of Master of Magdalene College at Cambridge University.

Under church protocols, a statement from his office said, he has informed Queen Elizabeth II of his decision. The queen, as the head of the Church of England, formally appoints the archbishop.

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The Militarization Of Russia's Economy, And The Demise Of The Oligarchs

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The Militarization Of Russia's Economy, And The Demise Of The Oligarchs

In December, Putin, with Tula Region governor Alexei Dyumin (left) and Alexei Visloguzov, general director of Shcheglovsky Val (right), visiting the Instrument Design Bureau in Tula.

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MOSCOW — The war with Ukraine has not gone according to Vladimir Putin's plan. Eleven months have passed, but less than 17% of Ukrainian territory, including Crimea, is under Russian control.

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