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Russian Ukraine Engagements Same Old Game

Russian Ukraine Engagements Same Old Game

Russian president Vladimir Putin is meeting with Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko and other European leaders in Minsk this week to discuss alleged Russian engagements in Ukraine. As fighting continues in the former Soviet territory, Russian and European behavior concerning the area is reminiscent of The Great Game, the name given to European-Russian relations in the […]

Russian Military Enters Ukraine

Russian Military Enters Ukraine

Reports from a resident in the south-eastern Ukraine town of Novoazovsk, a column of Russian military armored vehicles moving towards the city and open fire. At approximately 8:00 a.m. on Monday, these tanks seemed to appear out of nowhere and began to fire on the Ukrainian town. Kiev officials reported that the column of tanks […]

Abkhazia Elects New President

Abkhazia Elects New President

Abkhazia has elected a new president in an early election that gave the opposition an opportunity to assemble a government. On Sunday, the election commission announced that opposition leader Rual Khadzhimba had won with just over 50 percent, thereby avoiding a runoff. Abkhazia is a strip of land nestled in tall mountains along the Black […]

World News: GLV Daily Digest for August 21, 2014

World News: GLV Daily Digest for August 21, 2014

The world news daily digest from Guardian Liberty Voice for August 21, 2014 covers stories around the globe. Months after military coup, Thailand’s junta leader has been named Prime Minister of the nation. Following the release of a brutal execution video of an American journalist, James Foley, United States continued its airstrikes on Iraq. With various […]

World News: GLV Daily Digest for August 18, 2014

World News: GLV Daily Digest for August 18, 2014

The world news daily digest from Guardian Liberty Voice for August 18, 2014 covers stories around the globe. The Russian convoy full of humanitarian aid spent several days awaiting permission to enter Ukraine and bring food and water to the war-torn city of Luhansk. Two people remain missing after a small boat carrying 20 tourists, a […]

Russia: Food Ban Hurts Both Ways

Russia: Food Ban Hurts Both Ways

Russia’s ban on food products hurts both ways. It is difficult for the EU and it hurts Russian consumers at home. Although perhaps necessary to challenge Russia’s behavior regarding Ukraine, the food ban strikes at the heart of the weakest EU members. Many of the newer entries to the EU are former Soviet republics, and much […]

Russia Humanitarian Convoy: Following the Trail

Russia Humanitarian Convoy: Following the Trail

Russia’s humanitarian convoy has made quite a trip and the world has been following the trail. Those  half empty “humanitarian aid” trucks are idle while waiting for an agreement with the International Red Cross, but Ukraine has already begun delivering aid to embattled areas. The smaller convoy originated inside Ukraine, and with trucks fully loaded […]

World News: GLV Daily Digest for August 15, 2014

World News: GLV Daily Digest for August 15, 2014

The world news daily digest from Guardian Liberty Voice for August 15, 2014 covers stories from around the globe. In Siberia, a girl was saved by her puppy after getting lost in the woods. Meanwhile in Nigeria, Boko Haram extremists have kidnapped dozens of boys and men, as clashes erupt in Pakistan. Girl Saved by […]

Russia Capital Flight Raising Fears

Russia Capital Flight Raising Fears

Capital in the form of money and talent is fleeing the country of Russia at a pace that is raising fears within the Russian banking industry and investment institutions. Sanctions by the U.S. and the EU, along with the increasing isolation caused by Russia’s support of pro-Russian separatists operating in two key areas of eastern Ukraine, continue […]

Russia Travel: Strange and Unusual Sights and Destinations [Video]

Russia Travel: Strange and Unusual Sights and Destinations [Video]

Russia is a fascinating country with many strange and unusual sights to see and destinations to visit. The following are just a couple of these unique places, both very different and well worth a visit, whether on vacation or for the keen photographer’s eye. In the Altai Mountains in East-Central Asia, close to the spot […]

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