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Vladimir Putin's Approval Rating Has Been Holding Steady For Almost Two Years

Vladimir Putin's Approval Rating Has Been Holding Steady For Almost Two Years
I’m a little late, but it’s worth pointing out that after a particularly bad November Vladimir Putin’s approval rate in...
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Russia, Serbia agree €2.1bn South Stream construction deal

Source: Russia Today

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov Visits China
Centrgaz will be involved in the design, procurement, construction and installation activities, personnel training and commissioning, while Serbian subcontractors will carrying out some of the work, according to South Stream. The signing ceremony was held in Serbia on Tuesday between South Stream Serbia and Centrgaz. Gas should be flowing through the Serbian part of the pipeline by the end of 2016, according to RIA Novosti. There has been mounting pressure from ...
Full article at: Russia Today 4 days ago, 5:28am CDT
 

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Why Climate Destruction Is Illegal

Source: P2P Foundation

Excerpted from Jeremy Brecher: “The Justinian Code, issued by the Roman Emperor in 535 A.D., defined the concept of res communes (common things): “By the law of nature these things are common to mankind — the air, running water, the sea and consequently the shores of the sea.” The right of fishing in the sea from the shore “belongs to all men.” Based on the Justinian Code’s protection of res communes, governments around the world have long served as trustees for rights held in commo ...
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Russia Warns Of “Full-Scale” Nat Gas Crisis In Ukraine

Source: Ebeling Hefferman Live Trading News

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev Visits Beijing
Russia Warns Of “Full-Scale” Nat Gas Crisis In Ukraine A full-scale Nat Gas crisis is looming in Ukraine unless Kiev settles its multi-billion-USD debt to Moscow, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Wednesday. “Ukraine does not pay for Nat Gas. Their debt is enormous. They are taking Nat Gas ...
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Russia turns back the clock on year-round daylight-saving time

Source: Salt Lake Tribune

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev Visits Beijing
Moscow • Russia’s legislature, often accused of metaphorically turning back the clock, has decided to do it literally — abandoning the widely disliked policy of keeping the country on daylight-saving time year-round. The 2011 move to impose permanent “summer time” in 2011 was one of the most memorable and least popular initiatives of Dmitry Medvedev’s presidency. It forced tens of millions to straggle to their jobs in pitch darkness during the winter months. In the depths of De ...
Full article at: Salt Lake Tribune Jul 1 2014, 9:07am CDT
 

‘Twiplomacy’: Study charts political heavyweights on Twitter

Source: Russia Today

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A ‘Twiplomacy’ study by Burson-Marsteller has ranked the world’s politicians in terms of their performance on social media platform Twitter. Obama tops the political Twitter chart with over 47.7 million subscribers, while Pope Francisco comes in second, with 14 million followers on his nine different language Twitter accounts. "Nearly 28 million Americans would benefit if we raised the wage to $10.10 an hour." —President Obama #FamiliesSucceed #RaiseTheWage — Barack Obama ...
Full article at: Russia Today Jun 27 2014, 8:29am CDT
 

United Russia MP seeks probe into ‘openly cheeky’ Twitter

Source: Russia Today

“I have heard Twitter’s official statements that they are not going to obey Russian law. But according to international law, everyone who works in Russia must obey its laws and Twitter is not an exception here,” Yevgeniy Fyodorov told the ITAR-TASS news agency. The lawmaker explained that current Russian legislation forbids all internet sites to publish calls for mass unrest or extremist activities, and those who still permit such materials on their web pages must be clos ...
Full article at: Russia Today Jun 24 2014, 5:55am CDT
 

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Russia develops its own chip technology for national payment card

Source: Russia Today

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev Visits Beijing
Russia is ready to replace the technology used in foreign payment systems – Visa and MasterCard – with a chip created for Sberbank's Universal Electronic Card (UEC), Kommersant reports. The chip was developed by Payment Technologies, a company owned by Igor Godowsky, who has been developing Russia’s first payment systems the STB Card since 1994. Shortly before the announcement Russian Prime Minister ...
Full article at: Russia Today Jun 20 2014, 5:46am CDT
 

Russia cuts off gas to Ukraine as Kiev orders border secured

Source: Asia One

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KIEV - Russia cut off gas to Ukraine on Monday in a dispute over unpaid bills that could disrupt supplies to the rest of Europe and set back hopes for peace between the former Soviet neighbours. After the weekend loss of 49 troops when pro-Russian rebels shot down a military transport plane, Ukraine's new president ordered his forces to retake full control of their border with Russia - saying th ...
Full article at: Asia One Jun 16 2014, 11:06pm CDT
 

Ukraine raises stakes in Russian gas standoff

Source: Channel News Asia

Petro Poroshenko Press Conference
KIEV: Ukraine stuck to its guns on Thursday in a fierce gas standoff with Russia that could impact Europe and wreak further havoc on the nation's economy as it battles a separatist insurgency in the east.Another acrimonious round of EU-mediated talks broke up on Wednesday in Brussels with Ukraine calling Russian President Vladimir Putin's offer to lower Kiev's fuel price by more than 20 percent a "tra ...
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