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    Femen and the theory of toplessness as protest
    Mar24

    Femen and the theory of toplessness as protest

    Neda Topaloski briefly interrupted the business of the House of Commons yesterday—forever entered into history as “[disturbance in gallery]“—when she yelled out from the visitors’ gallery with her objections to Bill C-51, the government’s anti-terrorism legislation. Protests in the galleries are an occasional occurrence, but...

    Is a Nuclear Iran a Threat or a Distraction?
    Mar24

    Is a Nuclear Iran a Threat or a Distraction?

    Once upon a time, no term evoked modernity like “the Atomic Age.” It contained the promise of harnessing the power of the atom for good and for ill. Unleashing the secrets of the atom was what separated the world’s most advanced and powerful nations from the rest. This Damoclean era was ushered in 70 years ago, on July 16, 1945, with the...

    Putin says Russia’s military drills will continue
    Mar24

    Putin says Russia’s military drills will continue

    President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that a recent Russian military exercise has marked the beginning of a series of such drills this year, a show of force that comes amid a bitter strain with the West over Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...

    ‘Fake’ Crimean Prosecco Outrages Italian Producers
    Mar24

    ‘Fake’ Crimean Prosecco Outrages Italian Producers

    A farmers’ association in Italy are outraged that wine-makers in Crimea are producing “fake” prosecco. Domenico Bosco, wine representative for the Rome-based farmers group Coldiretti, says Crimean prosecco is cheaper than the Italian one, offering up unfair competition to the authentic brand and deceiving customers, since it is sold with...

    Poland Prepares for ‘Hybrid War’ Amidst Russian Threat
    Mar24

    Poland Prepares for ‘Hybrid War’ Amidst Russian Threat

    Poland is facing a security crisis in the wake of the war in neighbouring Ukraine, and has the potential to become embroiled in a “hybrid war” with Russia – involving propaganda and “information aggression” – according to one of Poland’s most senior generals Stanisław Koziej. General Koziej, who heads the Polish...

    The Political Perils of a Ukraine Default
    Mar24

    The Political Perils of a Ukraine Default

    Ukraine’s debt standoff is about more than just the losses creditors might incur. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s latest challenge: oligarchs with private armies
    Mar24

    Ukraine’s latest challenge: oligarchs with private armies

    Gov. Igor Kolomoisky, who was given political power and the right to create a private army last year, last week used that power to seize the state oil company’s headquarters in Kiev. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    U.K. Upgrades Falklands Defenses to Counter Renewed Argentine Threat
    Mar24

    U.K. Upgrades Falklands Defenses to Counter Renewed Argentine Threat

    Argentina still poses a “very live threat” to the British-ruled Falkland Islands, Britain’s defense minister warned on Tuesday as he announced plans to increase security spending on the South Atlantic islands to counter Argentina’s attempts to improve its military. Michael Fallon told Parliament the government planned to spend...

    Ukrainian women urged to withhold sex from Russian men
    Mar24

    Ukrainian women urged to withhold sex from Russian men

    There’s no neighborly love here. Ukrainian women are being urged to boycott sex with Russian men. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Russia is flexing its muscles in Central America
    Mar24

    Russia is flexing its muscles in Central America

    Russia has once again started to flex its muscles in a bid to rebuild its influence in the Central American state of Nicaragua, McClatchy DC reports. Moscow may strike a possible arms deal with Nicaragua that would provide the Central American country with fighter jets. Although details of the deal have not been revealed, there are rumors in...