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80% of French citizens want a good relationship with Russia

80% of French citizens want a good relationship with Russia
A group of renegade French MPs recently stunned the world (or at least the few who noticed) by visiting Crimea, thus demonstrating that said MPs are not completely spineless. Crimea, of course, is that alleged victim of an odious, brutal and illegal Russian takeover and military occupation. The poor Crimeans supposedly were forced at the barrel of a gun to vote for joining the Russian Federation, in an un-democratic practice that history...
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Global derivatives are the $1.5 Quadrillion time bomb that might yet 'destroy Western civilization'

Global derivatives are the $1.5 Quadrillion time bomb that might yet 'destroy Western civilization'
When investing becomes gambling, bad endings follow. The next credit crunch could make 2008-09 look mild by comparison. Bank of International Settlements(BIS) data show around $700 trillion in global derivatives. Along with credit default swaps and other exotic instruments, the total notional derivatives value is about $1.5 quadrillion - about 20% more than in 2008, beyond what anyone can conceive, let alone control if unexpected turmoil...
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Is the medical-pharmaceutical-regulatory cartel assassinating holistic physicians because of a new vaccine-linked discovery?

Is the medical-pharmaceutical-regulatory cartel assassinating holistic physicians because of a new vaccine-linked discovery?
Over the past several weeks no less than seven established doctors have either been killed or died under unusual circumstances (e.g. here and here). What do these physicians have in common and what remedies are they researching or advocating? Do any of their proposed treatments pose a threat to the multi-billion dollar pharmaceutical cartel? If so, would government agencies and/or private contractors be commissioned to harass and perhaps even...
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The UN's MH17 tribunal is a desperate attempt to cover tracks - Dutch journalist

The UN's MH17 tribunal is a desperate attempt to cover tracks - Dutch journalist
The proposed UN-backed MH17 tribunal is a "desperate attempt to hide Kiev's responsibility", Dutch journalist and blogger Joost Niemoller argues in his post "How Chess Player Putin Wins the MH17 Game". Niemoller is no layman. In October 2014 he published a book on the MH17 disaster whose title De Doofpotdeal ("The Cover Up Deal") summarizes its key argument. The inside flap explains what the author means: "The Netherlands took charge of the...

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