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Who has the power in Ukraine’s crisis?

Who has the power in Ukraine’s crisis?

Dec 16, Kiev Ukraine – Ukraine’s opposition appears confident and shows no sign of relenting in its standoff with the government. The government has made some gestures toward the opposition, rejected some of its main demands and is opaque on another. In the fourth week of the crisis, a look at each side’s strengths and […]

December 16, 2013 | By | Reply More
Protests erupt in Romania over gold mine

Protests erupt in Romania over gold mine

Sep 05, – Romania is currently witnessing the largest environmental protests in its post-Communist history. Across the country, thousands of people have taken to the streets in protest of Europe’s largest gold mine. “They take our gold, and we get cyanide,” they shout. Demonstrators that range from environmentalists to parents with their children, students, poorly […]

September 5, 2013 | By | Reply More