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    Pre-historic migration from Middle East brought farming to Ireland
    Dec29

    Pre-historic migration from Middle East brought farming to Ireland

    WASHINGTON // Ireland underwent a massive prehistoric wave of immigration from the Middle East and eastern Europe, which could explain how modern farming arrived in the region, researchers said in a study released on Monday.The major finding, traceable via in genome sequencing, may end a long-running debate among scientists, some of whom thought...

    Lipmans: selling Liepajas metalurgs to KVV Group was a case of corruption
    Dec29

    Lipmans: selling Liepajas metalurgs to KVV Group was a case of corruption

    Selling the insolvent joint-stock metallurgical company Liepajas metalurgs to Ukraine’s KVV Group was clearly a case of corruption, businessman Kirovs Lipmans told a press conference yesterday, cites LETA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Body found under Kievyan bridge
    Dec29

    Body found under Kievyan bridge

    On December 29 at 09:46 a call was received that a body of about 30-year-old citizen had been found under Kievyan bridge in Yerevan. Help is needed. A rescue group and the CMC operative group left for the scene. Additional information will be provided. …read more Source:...

    Book Of Putin’s One Liners Is ‘Ideal’ Holiday Gift For Russian Patriots
    Dec29

    Book Of Putin’s One Liners Is ‘Ideal’ Holiday Gift For Russian Patriots

    MOSCOW, Dec 28 (Reuters) – Some of Vladimir Putin’s saltiest one liners have been turned into a book by his supporters who have sent a batch to the Kremlin touting it as the ideal holiday gift for patriotic Russian officials.The tome, entitled “The Words that are changing the World,” is the latest expression of admiration...

    Civilian deaths reported in east Ukraine shelling
    Dec29

    Civilian deaths reported in east Ukraine shelling

    Intense shelling rocked several small towns and villages in Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk region during the weekend, causing civilian casualties, reports from Ukrainian authorities and pro-independence rebels showed on Monday. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Top 10 Global Predictions for 2016
    Dec29

    Top 10 Global Predictions for 2016

    In 2009, as Russia was trying to emerge from recession, few would have predicted that five years later Russian soldiers would be making moves into Ukraine following the annexation of Crimea. The Cold War was history, as our President reminded in 2012 when he told Mitt Romney the 80’s were calling to ask for their foreign policy back. A few...

    Uptick in Ceasefire Violations, 2 Years Into Ukraine Conflict
    Dec29

    Uptick in Ceasefire Violations, 2 Years Into Ukraine Conflict

    Nearly two years after Russia began sending troops and equipment to help separatists in Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula, the Ukraine crisis has shown no signs of ending. Russia and Ukraine signed the Minsk II Agreement back in February to help bring about a ceasefire. The U.S., meantime, has provided $265 million in aid to defend Ukraine’s...

    Putin’s No-Spin Zone
    Dec29

    Putin’s No-Spin Zone

    Russian political talk shows have become circuses of angry pensioners, cornered liberals, and camo-clad Ukrainian rebels. And they’re more popular than ever. …read more Source: Foreign...

    New Russia-Ukraine Economic War Over Import Bans Expected In 2016
    Dec28

    New Russia-Ukraine Economic War Over Import Bans Expected In 2016

    As the new year approaches, so does the next economic battle between Russia and Ukraine. Russia announced last week that it would impose tariffs on Ukrainian goods in anticipation of a trade deal between Kiev and the European Union entering into force Jan. 1 . Now Ukraine is hitting back with its own restrictions on Russian goods in 2016, a...

    Why Russia Can Only Go Backward
    Dec28

    Why Russia Can Only Go Backward

    MOSCOW — The Public Opinion Foundation conducted a survey this month asking Russians two questions: “What was the main event of the year in Russia?” and “What was the main global event of the year?” Noteworthy is that fully 40 percent of the respondents had trouble answering either question. And the most brutal...