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Russia may not survive Putin’s disastrous decision to invade Ukraine

Russia’s war in Ukraine has demonstrated that the Kremlin does not respect the fundamentals of international law or the sanctity of international borders. This imperialistic foreign policy may soon rebound on Russia itself. Russia’s territorial integrity looks set to become increasingly disputed by the country’s numerous internal republics and regions …

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Ukraine’s Azov Battalion: Neo-Nazis or Russian Propaganda?

The infamous Ukrainian right-wing extremist Azov Battalion – Полк Азов – was founded on the 5th of May 2014, in the port city of Berdyansk, in the Zaporizhzhia Oblast province in South-eastern Ukraine near the Sea of Azov. Hence, its name. Initially was set up as a voluntary militia in …

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Is It Time For A Minimum Corporate Tax? – OpEd

The Law of Unintended Consequences has not been rescinded. Don’t be surprised if corporations find loopholes to circumvent new tax laws intended to get them to “pay their fair share.” Big reforms should be based on wide consensus. At the height of an economic crisis caused by the combined effects …

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Migrants At The Mercy Of Morocco’s Iron Fist – Analysis

On 24 June, around 2 000 sub-Saharan African migrants, who had gathered the night before in north-eastern Morocco, set off at dawn to cross the border and reach the Spanish city of Melilla, about 4 km away. Many were reportedly armed with batons, rocks and knives. Moroccan riot police responded …

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Oil Prices Jump On OPEC+ Output Cut Of 100,000 Bpd

Oil prices rose more than 3 percent on Monday as the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies agreed a small production cut to bolster prices. At a meeting at 1pm CEST on Monday Sept, 5, the group, which includes Russia and is known as OPEC+, agreed to …

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