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    Post-Soviet Russian economic collapse
    Jun06

    Post-Soviet Russian economic collapse

    Was the post-Soviet transition the greatest ‘man-made’ economic disaster ever?. Credit: IPSBy Vladimir Popov and Jomo Kwame SundaramMOSCOW and KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 6 2017 (IPS)Wide-ranging economic reforms following the demise of the Soviet Union at the end of December 1991 mainly resulted in economic collapse in most successor states....

    Poland, Ukraine seeking independence from Russian gas
    Jun06

    Poland, Ukraine seeking independence from Russian gas

    Poland and Ukraine are developing a gas hub in order to get independence from Russian energy. …read more Source:...

    EU Ambassadors Favor Extending Crimea Sanctions
    Jun06

    EU Ambassadors Favor Extending Crimea Sanctions

    The ambassadors of the European Union member states decided on June 6 to prolong the bloc’s investment ban against Crimea for another year, punishing Russia for its armed takeover of the Ukrainian region. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Slain Journalist Sheremet Honored In Newseum Memorial
    Jun06

    Slain Journalist Sheremet Honored In Newseum Memorial

    Washington’s Newseum added the names of 14 journalists to its memorial wall at a ceremony on June 5. They included Belarus-born Pavel Sheremet, a reporter killed last year when his car exploded in Kyiv. (Current Time TV) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poland, Ukraine Develop Gas Hub for Independence from Russia
    Jun06

    Poland, Ukraine Develop Gas Hub for Independence from Russia

    Poland and Ukraine say they are taking steps toward developing a regional gas hub that would end Central and Eastern Europe’s dependence on Russian supplies and keep prices in line with European standards.The region still relies to some extent on Russian natural gas and has… …read more Source:...

    Poland, Ukraine develop gas hub for independence from Russia
    Jun06

    Poland, Ukraine develop gas hub for independence from Russia

    Poland and Ukraine say they are taking steps toward developing a regional gas hub that would end Central and Eastern Europe’s dependence on Russian supplies and keep prices in line with European standards. …read more Source: FOX...

    Poland, Ukraine develop gas hub for independence from Russia
    Jun06

    Poland, Ukraine develop gas hub for independence from Russia

    Poland and Ukraine say they are taking steps toward developing a regional gas hub that would end Central and Eastern Europe’s dependence on Russian supplies and keep prices in line … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Russian missile system brought down Malaysian airlines flight: report
    Jun06

    Russian missile system brought down Malaysian airlines flight: report

    The Bellingcat investigative search network has said that a Buk-M1 missile system believed to have shot down a Malaysian Airlines flight over Ukraine belonged to the Russian army. …read more Source: Polskie...

    U.S. may withdraw from United Nations Human Rights Council
    Jun06

    U.S. may withdraw from United Nations Human Rights Council

    On Friday, The Washington Post published an op-ed by U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley in which she condemned the way in which the Human Rights Council (HRC) operates. Haley wrote that Venezuela and Cuba having seats on the Human Rights Council is an affront to the international body, as both nations are rampant abusers of human...

    After Trump’s exit from Paris Accord, just sanction the bastards!
    Jun06

    After Trump’s exit from Paris Accord, just sanction the bastards!

    (Credit: Tatiana Grozetskaya via Shutterstock) The reality of Trump exiting “his” United States from the Paris Accord has sunk in. The key question: What’s the rest of the world to do about it? Unfair United States The answer: Trade sanctions, of course. President Trump was very explicit about the main — and, in fact, only — reason for...