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    UN Foresees Slight Improvement in Global Growth
    Jan20

    UN Foresees Slight Improvement in Global Growth

    The United Nations foresees a slight improvement in world economic growth over the next two years, following last year’s less than stellar performance. According to the World Economic Situation and Prospects 2016 report — jointly published by the U.N. Conference on Trade and Development and the U.N. Economic Commission for Europe — the...

    The Kremlin’s Western Lawyers
    Jan20

    The Kremlin’s Western Lawyers

    In Syria, as in Ukraine and Georgia before, Russia is using warfare to achieve its goals, operating through brute force and fear. In the West, it uses lawfare, exploiting the rule of law to launch politically motivated cases that are factually or legally meritless in order to terrorize individuals in the Kremlin’s sights.Over the past 16...

    Russian ruble slides to record low in Moscow trading
    Jan20

    Russian ruble slides to record low in Moscow trading

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian ruble slid to a record low against the dollar Wednesday under pressure from the low oil price. The ruble traded above 81.8 to the dollar in Moscow on Wednesday evening, down by around four percent. That beat the mark of 80.1 set when the currency crashed in value in December 2014 before stabilizing. Russia’s...

    Ukraine disputes Poland claim of taking 1 million refugees
    Jan20

    Ukraine disputes Poland claim of taking 1 million refugees

    A Ukrainian official is disputing a claim by Polish prime minister that Poland has taken in 1 million Ukrainian refugees. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine disputes Poland claim of taking 1 million refugees
    Jan20

    Ukraine disputes Poland claim of taking 1 million refugees

    A Ukrainian official is disputing a claim by Polish prime minister that Poland has taken in 1 million Ukrainian refugees. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    5 Ways Social Media Is Changing “Business As Usual” for Governments
    Jan20

    5 Ways Social Media Is Changing “Business As Usual” for Governments

    Social media is changing “business as usual” for governments, opening up democratic processes, delivering services both to understand and surveil constituents, managing threats and conducting direct diplomacy. Even so, adoption of social media is slow and uneven, with vast differences both between and within states. As more and more...

    Ukraine disputes Poland claim of taking 1 million refugees
    Jan20

    Ukraine disputes Poland claim of taking 1 million refugees

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Ukrainian official is disputing a claim by Polish prime minister that Poland has taken in 1 million Ukrainian refugees. The Ukrainian ambassador to Poland, Andrii Deshchytsia, said Wednesday that in fact Poland only granted refugee status to two Ukrainian citizens last year and that the many Ukrainians in Poland are...

    Ukraine Disputes Poland Claim of Taking 1 Million Refugees
    Jan20

    Ukraine Disputes Poland Claim of Taking 1 Million Refugees

    A Ukrainian official is disputing a claim by Polish prime minister that Poland has taken in 1 million Ukrainian refugees …read more Source: ABC...

    The Case Against Saakashvili
    Jan20

    The Case Against Saakashvili

    It’s temping to see Georgia’s crusading former president as the solution to all of Ukraine’s problems. Here’s why caution is in order. …read more Source: Foreign...

    4 Things Obama Can Do to Stop the World from Nuking Itself Before He Leaves Office
    Jan20

    4 Things Obama Can Do to Stop the World from Nuking Itself Before He Leaves Office

    Climate change and nuclear weapons pose the biggest risk to our planet’s future. President Obama made a wise decision to avoid reciting a laundry list of new initiatives in his State of the Union address. After all, Congress will be in session only 111 days this year, the Republicans control both houses and he’s a lame duck. So how...