Tag: russia

November 7, 2007 / Text

Greetings once again from Brussels, city of long work hours and dreary office work. Today’s item that has me pretty disappointed involves the Dutch government and the iron fisted oligarch that runs Russia. They’ve struck a deal so that the Dutch gas company now controls…

October 31, 2007 / Text

It is a pretty well known fact that the US is the global leader in arms sales. Some will also have heard that Russia is second. But in fact, if you put together all the European Union numbers, in terms of total arms sales in…

October 7, 2007 / Text

One year later, remembering Anna Politkovskaya. A journalist amongst journalists. Human amongst humans. Never forgetting the importance of journalists and reporters who are willing to speak up, speak out, and stay citical no matter what. Never forgetting that she was murdered with the help of…

September 12, 2007 / Audio

The media has reported on the recent rush by various countries to gain access to more territory in the arctic. Yet they fall short of discussing what is at stake for the earth if companies start extracting resources or using the region as a shipping…