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    Double-Dip Oil Rout
    Aug13

    Double-Dip Oil Rout

    Why an Oil Glut May Lead to a New World of EnergyCross-posted with TomDispatch.comThe plunge of global oil prices began in June 2014, when benchmark Brent crude was selling at $114 per barrel. It hit bottom at $46 this January, a near-collapse widely viewed as a major but temporary calamity for the energy industry. Such low prices were expected...

    Why the European Union is a Big Winner from the Iran Deal
    Aug13

    Why the European Union is a Big Winner from the Iran Deal

    On July 14, 2015, Iran and six world powers agreed to a landmark deal to suspend Iran’s nuclear program. The deal offered Iran sanctions relief and an end to its international isolation, in exchange for Iran’s pledge to stop its quest for a nuclear bomb. After the conclusion of this deal, the European Union’s High Commissioner...

    Art exhibits: 7 new events and exhibits this week
    Aug13

    Art exhibits: 7 new events and exhibits this week

    New shows and events in and around Ottawa this week: StoryBoard: Bradley Cayford with guest Celina Gunn, vernissage Aug. 11 from 7 to 10 p.m., exhibit to Sept. 13, Atomic Rooster, 303 Bank St. atomicrooster.ca Earth to Vega: Deborah Arnold and Sanjeev Sivarulrasa, opening reception Aug. 14 from 7 to 9 p.m., exhibt to Sept. 13, Sivarulrasa Studio...

    How Ukraine’s New Memory Commissar Is Controlling the Nation’s Past
    Aug13

    How Ukraine’s New Memory Commissar Is Controlling the Nation’s Past

    Jared McBrideVolodymyr Viatrovych was the driving force behind new laws that restrict free speech and regulate how history is written. …read more Source: The...

    Meet Ukraine’s Women Warriors
    Aug13

    Meet Ukraine’s Women Warriors

    It was called position 18. The house, which was yellow and had its roof caved in from artillery hits, was only a hundred meters or so behind the front-line trenches in Pisky, Ukraine. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Russian Army Major Explains How He Was Sent To Ukraine To Fight With Separatists
    Aug13

    Russian Army Major Explains How He Was Sent To Ukraine To Fight With Separatists

    As eastern Ukraine is experiencing some of its heaviest fighting since the Minsk II agreements were signed in February, a captured Russian army major tells Euronews there are about 2,000 Russian servicemen fighting in Eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Russia Adds Four Countries To Food Import Ban, Threatens Ukraine
    Aug13

    Russia Adds Four Countries To Food Import Ban, Threatens Ukraine

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said that four countries have been added to its import ban list for foreign food. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia bans food imports from several non-EU nations who have joined EU sanctions
    Aug13

    Russia bans food imports from several non-EU nations who have joined EU sanctions

    Russia’s prime minister says he has signed an order banning imports of agricultural products from several non-EU European nations that have joined the European Union’s sanctions against Russia. …read more Source: FOX...

    Hard Times In Luhansk
    Aug13

    Hard Times In Luhansk

    For almost a year, areas of eastern Ukraine under the control of Russia-backed separatists have been cut off from the rest of the country. The economic price is enormous. Much of Ukraine’s 17 percent fall in GDP is due to the collapse in economic activity in these areas. At the market in Luhansk, money is scarce and prices are soaring. The...

    Russia Expands Its Food Imports Ban to Some Non-EU Nations
    Aug13

    Russia Expands Its Food Imports Ban to Some Non-EU Nations

    Russia bans food imports from several non-EU nations who have joined EU sanctions …read more Source: ABC...