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Syria Gets 50,000 Tonnes of Russian Wheat in Aid, None From Commercial Deals


MARCH 28, 2017, 6:45 A.M. E.D.T

Black Sea prices for Russian wheat of 12.5% protein for March delivery were pegged at USD192.5 per tonne fob towards the end of last week, up USD1/tonne fob from the… 206 more words

What Russia's Latest Protests Mean for Putin - JULIA IOFFE MAR 27, 2017

After the largest demonstrations in years erupted across the country on Sunday, the Kremlin is fighting back.

MOSCOW— It’s not a rare sight in this city to see tens of thousands of people pour into the streets to express their opposition to the government that makes its home here. 275 more words

Point Of Interest

Trump Has And Will Revert To The Program

by Katherine Frisk:

In spite of the will of the American people who voted him into power in the hope that he would restore peace in the Middle East and enter into a détente with Russia, Donald Trump has and will revert to the program irrespective of his campaign promises that gave not only the USA, but the rest of the International community a glimmer of hope and some sanity… 1,418 more words

World At War

The Trump Doctrine #3: NATO’s future insecure in the age of populism

The Rome Declaration

Previous weekend, the European Union (EU) celebrated the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, one of the two most important treaties of a functioning European Union, establishing the customs union, the single market, and the European Commission that manages EU day-to-day business. 1,652 more words

The Trump Doctrine

Russia vs. USA: Who is the Threat, Who is the Aggressor? (2-part video)

GOP and Democratic Party leaders and media pundits like Rachel Maddow are raising their anti-Russian rhetoric to cold-war levels. Jeffrey Taylor, contributing editor to The Atlantic, says they are ignoring the history of broken American promises, NATO expansion and attempts to develop American first strike nuclear capability. 61 more words