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    With Mining Law Changes, Are Foreign Firms Set to Dig In?
    Feb08

    With Mining Law Changes, Are Foreign Firms Set to Dig In?

    Aung San Suu Kyi watches a test explosion during a visit to the Letpadaung copper mine project in Sarlingyi Township on March 14, 2013. (Photo: Soe Zeya Tun / Reuters) Long-anticipated revisions to Burma’s Mining Law, which were passed by the outgoing Parliament at the end of last year, could spur foreign investment in a sector that is...

    Technocracy only hope for lasting reform
    Feb08

    Technocracy only hope for lasting reform

    Ukraine ex-minister warns over ‘old forces’ undoing progress …read more Source: Financial...

    Talking to Russia doesn’t mean abandoning Ukraine, ambassador says
    Feb08

    Talking to Russia doesn’t mean abandoning Ukraine, ambassador says

    Ukraine’s new ambassador to Canada has dismissed suggestions the Liberal government is automatically abandoning his country by re-engaging with Russia. …read more Source: National...

    Why on Earth Would Russia Attack the Baltics?
    Feb08

    Why on Earth Would Russia Attack the Baltics?

    Doug Bandow Security, Eurasia The costs would be far greater than any returns. When the Cold War closed many people believed that history had ended. Peace had descended upon the earth. The lion was about to lie down with the lamb. The Second Coming seemed on its way. Europe was certain to be free and undivided. Alas, it hasn’t worked out...

    Russia Eyes International Bond To Raise Revenue
    Feb08

    Russia Eyes International Bond To Raise Revenue

    Embroiled in a recession, Russia is looking abroad to raise revenue. The Kremlin has asked dozens of international banks and investment partners to consider issuing a bond on its behalf. If the plan moves forward, it will represent the country’s first effort to leverage foreign capital in this manner since Russia was slapped with Western...

    Talking to Russia doesn’t mean abandoning Ukraine, ambassador says
    Feb07

    Talking to Russia doesn’t mean abandoning Ukraine, ambassador says

    Ukraine’s new ambassador to Canada has dismissed suggestions the Liberal government is automatically abandoning his country by re-engaging with Russia. In an exclusive interview, Ukrainian Ambassador Andriy Shevchenko said he hopes Canada will boost its support for his country, including through the provision of arms and long-term aid. He...

    Ukraine’s last chance to secure freedom
    Feb07

    Ukraine’s last chance to secure freedom

    Abromavicius resignation lays bare the absence of fundamental reforms …read more Source: Financial...

    ‘A Real War Going On’: Mixed News From the Front Lines in Ukraine
    Feb07

    ‘A Real War Going On’: Mixed News From the Front Lines in Ukraine

    KYIV, Ukraine—The 2-year-old Ukraine war has hit a grim milestone amid the longest and most durable lull in fighting since the conflict began. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko last week said 2,269 Ukrainian soldiers have died since the conflict in eastern Ukraine began in spring 2014. That toll almost matches the 2,381 American troops killed...

    “Intelligent people know that the empire is on the downhill”: A veteran CIA agent spills the goods on the Deep State and our foreign policy nightmares
    Feb07

    “Intelligent people know that the empire is on the downhill”: A veteran CIA agent spills the goods on the Deep State and our foreign policy nightmares

    I first heard Ray McGovern speak on a country road in the New England hills. This was courtesy of the admirably dedicated David Barsamian, who broadcast one of McGovern’s talks on Alternative Radio in late-2013. Reception up here being spotty, I pulled over and sat watching the autumn clouds drift by for the full hour McGovern stood at the...

    The Great Christian Rapprochement, Cuban Style
    Feb07

    The Great Christian Rapprochement, Cuban Style

    Pope Francis’s dynamic papacy has been one of many firsts, the latest being the monumental meeting in Havana on February 12 with Russian Orthodox patriarch Kirill. A convergence of Francis’s great emphasis on ecumenism with the georeligious context of virulent persecution of Christians, both Orthodox and Catholic in Syria, and...