Tag Archives: Russia

The End of Globalisation – World – October 2008

Journeyman Pictures The global financial machine has ground perilously close to a halt. This timely film explores what went wrong with economic globalisation. How could the financial world have miscalculated so badly? We define what globalisation means in terms of … Continue reading

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Healing Method from Australia Addresses the Human Genome

PR Newswire With chronic diseases continuing to rise, health care costs spiraling out of sight, and research to find “cures” continuing to take in billions each year while acceptable solutions remain “a few years away,” a small but growing sector … Continue reading

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Russia’s “Jurassic Capitalism”: A Caricature of the West?

Real News Aleksandr Buzgalin: A strata of bureaucrats and oligarchs rule a caricature of Western capitalism, amassing fabulous wealth.

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‘IMF, WB continue to ignore emerging countries’

Press TV An economist says the IMF and World Bank use their limited funds to bailout European countries while “there aren’t the funds available to invest in the developed world.” The leaders of the BRICS nations – Brazil, Russia, China, … Continue reading

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Countries rally against EU carbon tax on airlines

BBC News Delegates from 26 countries opposed to a new EU carbon tax on airlines are meeting in Moscow to consider possible retaliation, amid fears of a trade war. China, India, Russia and the US are among the countries opposed … Continue reading

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Russia bans imports of Dutch meat over new virus

Source: Reuters Russia has banned imports of sheep and goat meat and live animals from the Netherlands following an outbreak of a new virus detected last year, the Dutch Economics and Agriculture ministry said on Wednesday. The Schmallenberg virus, named … Continue reading

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Russian Godfathers

Source: BBC/Youtube This BBC documentary series examines the relationship between Russia’s richest men (“the oligarchs”) and Putin’s administration in the Kremlin. The series follows each one in turn to find out what they were up to in the years leading … Continue reading

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Kim Jong Il’s Foreign Adventure – North Korea

Source: Journeyman Pictures We take a madcap look at one of the weirdest experiments of globalisation: North Korea’s deceased leader Kim Jong-Il exporting his people and propaganda machine to Russia in a bid for cold, hard cash. Viewer’s discretion is … Continue reading

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Russian security service wants to ban Skype and Gmail

Source: The Telegraph The Russian security service has proposed banning Skype, Hotmail and Gmail as their “uncontrolled use” could pose a security threat, a service official said during a government meeting on Friday. The comments from the head of the … Continue reading

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