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    US Will Quadruple Military Budget to Counter Russia in Ukraine
    Feb03

    US Will Quadruple Military Budget to Counter Russia in Ukraine

    Despite the deep social and economic issues President Barack Obama is confronted with, military expenditure was conceived as a priority. …read more Source:...

    Pentagon chief unveils extra funds to bomb IS, counter Russia
    Feb03

    Pentagon chief unveils extra funds to bomb IS, counter Russia

    WASHINGTON: US forces have fired so many smart bombs at Islamic State targets that stocks of the sophisticated weapons are dwindling, Defence Secretary Ashton Carter said Tuesday as he previewed the Pentagon’s enormous budget. American drones and warplanes are at the forefront of an 18-month-old coalition effort to fight the IS group in...

    Farmers are trying to turn Russia into an ‘agricultural superpower’
    Feb03

    Farmers are trying to turn Russia into an ‘agricultural superpower’

    The very first thing Alexander Sayapin has to say to a Western journalist who’s made a long trek out to his start-up dairy some 150 miles from Moscow? “Thank you for the sanctions.” The sanctions Mr. Sayapin is referring to, a near-complete ban on food products imported from the European Union, were actually imposed by the...

    Hard lessons emerge from cyberattack on Ukraine’s power grid
    Feb03

    Hard lessons emerge from cyberattack on Ukraine’s power grid

    The ongoing investigation into a cyberattack that experts have linked to a December blackout in Ukraine reveals how vulnerable other power suppliers are to malware attacks. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Watch: Drone Explores Ghost Town Near Chernobyl Power Plant
    Feb03

    Watch: Drone Explores Ghost Town Near Chernobyl Power Plant

    After the meltdown of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in 1986, Soviet authorities established an “exclusion zone” within a 19-mile radius of the power plant to protect nearby inhabitants from dangerous radiation. The towns of Chernobyl and Pripyat, which had nearly 120,000 residents before the disaster, are now almost empty. Although a small...

    Ukrainian president: The risk of ‘open war’ with Russia is ‘more serious than last year’
    Feb03

    Ukrainian president: The risk of ‘open war’ with Russia is ‘more serious than last year’

    Daniel Biskup Germany’s leading newspaper, Bild, has published an exclusive interview with Ukranian President Petro Poroshenko. In partnership with Bild, Business Insider has published an English translation below. Poroshenko talked about ongoing tensions with Russia, as he has been pressing Western allies to maintain sanctions on the...

    The Pope Looks East Toward Russia and China
    Feb03

    The Pope Looks East Toward Russia and China

    “Following Francis” is a monthly blog on the latest happenings of Pope Francis. It is prepared exclusively for The WorldPost by Sébastien Maillard, Vatican correspondent for La Croix, Rome. ROME — Pope Francis is about to leave for a five-day trip throughout Mexico. This country is among the most visited by recent popes,...

    Extreme Inequality is a Symptom of a Broken Society
    Feb02

    Extreme Inequality is a Symptom of a Broken Society

    © Curt Carnemark/World Bank Inequality is a problem all countries face, whether they are poor, rich, or in-between. Some inequality can be a temporary byproduct of economic growth when not everyone is moving at the same speed and at the same time. But when the majority of people suffer economic and social stagnation, inequality poses a real...

    Ukrainian border guards stop cigarette-smuggling horses
    Feb02

    Ukrainian border guards stop cigarette-smuggling horses

    Ukrainian officials say they intercepted a small herd of horses attempting to bring contraband cigarettes from Ukraine to Romania. …read more Source: Global...

    Iheanacho claims Champions league spot
    Feb02

    Iheanacho claims Champions league spot

    Manchester City has called up teenage Nigerian striker Kelechi Iheanacho to their Champions League squad. Manager, Manuel Pellegrini said Iheanacho, who has scored eight times in 18 games this season, will replace the injured Samir Nasri in the squad. Manchester City will face Ukrainian side Dynamo Kiev in the last 16 of the Champions League. The...