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    Russian opposition leader campaigns against voter apathy
    Jul01

    Russian opposition leader campaigns against voter apathy

    NOVOSIBIRSK, Russia (AP) — Alexei Navalny, the opposition leader who organized massive street protests in Moscow against Vladimir Putin four years ago, had a much harder time drawing a big crowd in Siberia’s largest city last month. Or maybe it’s that Navalny’s anti-corruption message is being drowned out by a Kremlin media...

    Armenia whacked by protests over electricity price hike
    Jul01

    Armenia whacked by protests over electricity price hike

    After hours of hesitation, police dispersed the rally with the help of water cannons, arresting nearly 240 people, but thousands of protesters flooded back to the area shortly after. Demonstrators have maintained their blockade of the central avenue and also sought to expand their support base by inviting people to protest at home by switching...

    Who Is Next to Lead America’s Enemies List?
    Jul01

    Who Is Next to Lead America’s Enemies List?

    There is no reason to assume that the anointment of a common enemy will make America and the world any safer than it is today. America’s grand strategy, its long-term blueprint for advancing national interests and countering major adversaries, is in total disarray. Top officials lurch from crisis to crisis, improvising strategies as they...

    Despite Ukraine crisis, Russian-US cooperation alive and well at Iran nuclear talks
    Jul01

    Despite Ukraine crisis, Russian-US cooperation alive and well at Iran nuclear talks

    Russia-U.S. relations are at a post-Cold War low just about everywhere, except at the Iran nuclear talks. …read more Source: FOX...

    Officials in Central Russia Have Banned Yoga Because They Think It’s an Evil Cult
    Jul01

    Officials in Central Russia Have Banned Yoga Because They Think It’s an Evil Cult

    Officials in the central Russian city of Nizhnevartovsk have called off all yoga classes held in both private and municipal facilities as part of a crackdown on “religious cults.” According to the Moscow Times, which cited a report in the Russian Kommersant daily, the owners of two of the city’s main hatha-yoga studios received letters from...

    What World War III would probably look like
    Jul01

    What World War III would probably look like

    An array of science-fiction-like technologies would likely make their debut U.S. and Chinese warships battle at sea, firing everything from cannons to cruise missiles to lasers. Stealthy Russian and American fighter jets dogfight in the air, with robotic drones flying as their wingmen. Hackers in Shanghai and Silicon Valley duel in digital...

    Talks Collapse; Ukraine Halts Purchases of Russian Gas
    Jul01

    Talks Collapse; Ukraine Halts Purchases of Russian Gas

    Ukraine suspended its purchases of Russian natural gas after European Union-mediated price talks collapsed Tuesday. Russian Energy Minister Aleksandr Novak said he was “surprised” that Ukraine was demanding a much deeper discount than what he was offering. He said the price the Ukrainians wanted was out of line with current market...

    From Greece To France To China, Nationalism Is Back In A Big Way
    Jul01

    From Greece To France To China, Nationalism Is Back In A Big Way

    WASHINGTON — In China, a military parade this year will commemorate not the triumph of communism, but, rather, the 70th anniversary of Japan’s surrender in World War II. Chinese nationalism (and historical hatred of Japan) will trump Marxist ideology. In France, right-wing ultra-nationalists support the referendum that Greek’s...

    Moscow To Build Bridge From Russian Mainland To Crimea Across The Kerch Strait
    Jul01

    Moscow To Build Bridge From Russian Mainland To Crimea Across The Kerch Strait

    Russia is pressing ahead with the construction of a bridge from the mainland to the Crimean peninsula, which it annexed from Ukraine in March 2014, according to a report by the pro-Ukrainian news site UNIAN on Tuesday. The bridge, which will consist of parallel road and rail sections, and connect Crimea with Russia’s Taman peninsula across...

    Russia Fails to Clinch Deal on Gas Supplies to Ukraine
    Jul01

    Russia Fails to Clinch Deal on Gas Supplies to Ukraine

    Russia fails to reach deal on future gas supplies to Ukraine amid price differences …read more Source: ABC...