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Top Russian Oil Executive Predicts End Of OPEC

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 05.10.2016 | World

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Internal differences are killing OPEC and its ability to influence the markets has all but evaporated, top Russian oil executive Ig...

Kiss My Sanctions

Andy Valvur | Posted 08.09.2014 | Comedy
Andy Valvur

Details are slowly emerging from the after-party at last month's St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, where executives of Exxon, BP of Britain and Total of France signed a raft of new oil exploration deals with Russian oil companies.

Russia: Sanctions Are Not a Solution!

Elena Ulansky | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics
Elena Ulansky

If America's goal is to force Putin to change his foreign policy, i.e. specially to direct Russian speaking Ukrainians to halt the violent actions they have taken; then West has to focus on what the benefit to Putin is if he does reverse his policy towards Ukraine.

Russian Official Blames Google Exec For Unrest In Egypt

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, top ranking Russian official Igor Sechin, the country's deputy prime minister and "energy czar," pinpoin...

Why the "Merchant of Death" Won't Ever See Trial

Robert Amsterdam | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Amsterdam

The recent decision by a Thai appeals court to extradite the alleged arms dealer Viktor Bout, touted as the "Merchant of Death" in popular books and m...

Clan Politics Unite Caracas, Moscow, and Tehran

Robert Amsterdam | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Amsterdam

Nearly all analyses of important international relationships, whether internal or external, see the countries' systems through a prism that hides the power of clans and cabals.

Are Russia's Arms Deals to Venezuela Destablizing Central America?

Robert Amsterdam | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Amsterdam

The grotesque level of corruption in both Russia and Venezuela should stimulate the discussion as to whether their predatory natures constitute not only an international crime, but also a breach of fundamental human rights.