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  • Putin
  • Speaking at a conference, Putin said "we have every reason to believe that it was a provocation, a sly and ingenious one. (yahoo.com)
  • Moscow, April 11 (IANS/AKI) Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed sensationally on Tuesday that "further provocations" by the US are being planned in other locations in Syria including its capital. (yahoo.com)
  • We have information that a similar provocation is being prepared in the suburbs of Damascus where they are planning to plant some substance and accuse the Syrian authorities of using chemical weapons," Putin said. (yahoo.com)
  • murder
  • 232. (1) Culpable homicide that otherwise would be murder may be reduced to manslaughter if the person who committed it did so in the heat of passion caused by sudden provocation. (wikibooks.org)
  • Establishing Provocation can reduce a murder charge to a voluntary manslaughter charge. (wikipedia.org)
  • In some common law jurisdictions such as the UK, Canada, and several Australian states, the defense of provocation is only available against a charge of murder and only acts to reduce the conviction to manslaughter. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Crown prosecutor Cameron Mander dismissed these arguments, citing that the jury had been instructed to ignore media coverage of the case and that Young's attack on provocation could not be linked specifically to the Elliott murder. (wikipedia.org)
  • Turkish
  • With geopolitical tension constantly on the rise in northern Africa, the Middle East and Ukraine, Athens will seek out the support from its partners in tackling the latest Turkish provocation in the Aegean. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • self-control
  • In R v Duffy, Devlin J. said that Provocation is some act, or series of acts, done by the dead man to the accused, which would cause in any reasonable person, and actually causes in the accused, a sudden and temporary loss of self-control, rendering the accused so subject to passion as to make him or her for the moment not master of his mind. (wikipedia.org)
  • response
  • Provocation may be a defense by excuse or exculpation alleging a sudden or temporary loss of control (a permanent loss of control is in the realm of insanity) as a response to another's provocative conduct sufficient to justify an acquittal, a mitigated sentence or a conviction for a lesser charge. (wikipedia.org)
  • Turkey
  • Newser) - Russia's foreign minister says the country isn't about to go to war with Turkey, but adds that the downing of a Russian warplane on Tuesday 'looks very much like a pre-planned provocation,' per Politico . (newser.com)
  • legal
  • are questions of fact, but no one shall be deemed to have given provocation to another by doing anything that he had a legal right to do, or by doing anything that the accused incited him to do in order to provide the accused with an excuse for causing death or bodily harm to any human being. (wikibooks.org)
  • common law
  • In common law, provocation is established by establishing events that would be "adequate" to create a heat of passion in a reasonable person, and by establishing that the heat of passion was created in the accused. (wikipedia.org)
  • theory
  • These reports reignited a debate known as the theory of polio provocation that has waxed and waned since the early 1900s - and, at times, shaped immunisation policy. (cam.ac.uk)
  • In a blog published today by Oxford Journals, Cambridge University historian Dr Stephen Mawdsley looks at the ways in which the theory of polio provocation was debated in the US and beyond throughout the 20th century. (cam.ac.uk)
  • These professionals were obliged to debate whether polio provocation existed, and decide how best to balance the risks to individuals against the benefits of herd immunity, at a time when the mechanism behind the theory had yet to be understood. (cam.ac.uk)
  • final
  • Speaking on television two days before the march, Cuban President Fidel Castro denounced the billboard as a provocation aimed at forcing a final break in relations between the two countries. (peoplesworld.org)
  • face
  • China's top admiral said his forces have shown 'enormous restraint' in the face of U.S. provocations in the South China Sea, while warning they stand ready to respond to repeated breaches of Chinese sovereignty. (voanews.com)
  • Research indicates that people who are not immunised against the disease and are living in polio endemic regions may face the risk of polio provocation," said Dr Mawdsley. (cam.ac.uk)
  • respond
  • Thus, if the majority view of social behavior would be that, when provoked, it would be acceptable to respond verbally and, if the provocation persists, then to walk away, that will set the threshold for the defense. (wikipedia.org)
  • events
  • The provocation is said to "mitigate" the crime, and the crime is said to be committed in the heat of passion, under an irresistible urge incited by the provoking events, and without being entirely determined by reason. (wikipedia.org)
  • mind
  • Provocation can be a relevant factor in a court's assessment of a defendant's mens rea, intention, or state of mind, at the time of an act of which the defendant is accused. (wikipedia.org)