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    Canada suffers indirect economic blowback from sanctions against Russia: Oliver
    Jun03

    Canada suffers indirect economic blowback from sanctions against Russia: Oliver

    OTTAWA – Canada is experiencing indirect economic fallout from the sanctions it and other countries have imposed against Russia, federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver acknowledged Tuesday.Western European countries that do business with Canada are feeling the negative impact of economic sanctions, which have also been imposed by the U.S. and...

    9 Reasons No One Will Miss Sepp Blatter When He’s Gone
    Jun03

    9 Reasons No One Will Miss Sepp Blatter When He’s Gone

    Longtime FIFA president Sepp Blatter voluntarily resigned on Tuesday after nearly two decades at the helm of perhaps the world’s most important sports organization. But while everyone is focusing on the overwhelming evidence of corruption within the organization, we just couldn’t let Blatter drift into obscurity without first...

    See the World Through Migrants’ Eyes
    Jun03

    See the World Through Migrants’ Eyes

    For two weeks, four faces have been staring hard into our collective conscience. Christophe Archambault’s disturbing picture of four migrants adrift on the Indian Ocean has been unavoidable, gracing the cover of newspapers, magazines, websites and appearing on prime-time TV day after day. Three stare directly at us: they know we see them....

    Russian missile-maker says MH17 shot down by version in Ukrainian arsenal
    Jun03

    Russian missile-maker says MH17 shot down by version in Ukrainian arsenal

    The Russian maker of the Buk air defence missile system said Tuesday that it has concluded that Malaysian Airlines flight 17 was downed by an older version of the missile, which isn’t in service with the Russian military but is in Ukrainian arsenals. …read more Source: CTV...

    Signs of a Thaw in the “Cold War”?
    Jun03

    Signs of a Thaw in the “Cold War”?

    Co-authored by William Witenberg a contemporary artist focused on abstract painting Russian President Putin’s response to the arrest by American and Swiss law enforcement authorities in Switzerland of members of world soccer federation FIFA, was to accuse the United States of trying to derail Russian’s hosting of the 2018 World Cup....

    Latvian lawmakers to vote for president in secret ballot amid Russia tensions
    Jun02

    Latvian lawmakers to vote for president in secret ballot amid Russia tensions

    The Ukraine crisis will be top of the agenda as Latvia’s Parliament votes for a new president. …read more Source: FOX...

    Latvia to vote for president amid Russia tensions
    Jun02

    Latvia to vote for president amid Russia tensions

    RIGA, Latvia (AP) — The Ukraine crisis will be top of the agenda as Latvia’s Parliament votes for a new president on Wednesday.Four candidates… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine negotiators meet, but progress unseen
    Jun02

    Ukraine negotiators meet, but progress unseen

    Negotiators seeking a resolution of Ukraine’s conflict have ended their latest session without obvious progress. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine Group Meets, Without Apparent Progress
    Jun02

    Ukraine Group Meets, Without Apparent Progress

    Ukraine negotiators meet, but progress unseen …read more Source: ABC...

    Toward a Migration Development Bank for Transition Economies
    Jun02

    Toward a Migration Development Bank for Transition Economies

    Aleksandr V. Gevorkyan and Otaviano Canuto Labor migration and remittances may bring positive economic effects to developing countries. This is the case particularly in countries like those in Eastern Europe and Former Soviet Union members where remittances constitute high shares of foreign-currency revenues and GDP. There is nevertheless clear...