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EU’s commitment to independent space research should not exclude cooperation

February 26, 2014 10:00 am0 comments
EU’s commitment to independent space research should not exclude cooperation

Asteroid impact prevention and space debris problem will be the main areas of space research in 2014. The efforts undertaken by the international community to address these issues are currently not integrated into the joint activity, which significantly reduces the efficiency of the work. According to available information, only two […]

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Ukraine should find way out of crisis without external interference

February 25, 2014 8:27 am0 comments
Ukraine should find way out of crisis without external interference

The international community continues to discuss the Ukrainian political crisis that started in November 2013. Protests in response to a government decision to suspend the integration process with the European Union escalated into violent clashes between radical opposition members and law enforcement officials in January, when the Verkhovna Rada adopted […]

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Experts differ on Australian court decision to abolish gay marriage

February 22, 2014 10:02 am0 comments
Experts differ on Australian court decision to abolish gay marriage

Late last month, the High Court of Australia overturned legislation allowing same-sex marriages in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) adopted by a regional parliament in October 2013. The Court ruled that a recent local law legalizing same-sex marriage was inconsistent with federal laws which specified in 2004 that marriage was […]

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Information on US bioweapons tests in Japan met with ambivalent reaction

February 19, 2014 6:33 pm0 comments
Information on US bioweapons tests in Japan met with ambivalent reaction

Information about the US conducting field experiments of biological weapons in the Japanese island of Okinawa in early 1960s has once again attracted the attention of international politicians and experts to the problem of bioterrorism, and provoked mixed reactions across the world. According to Japan’s leading news network Kyodo News, who […]

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British politicians and experts continue to discuss possibility of Scottish independence

August 27, 2013 10:14 am0 comments
British politicians and experts continue to discuss possibility of Scottish independence

Scottish independence would inevitably damage the UK’s international reputation. This is the conclusion of a report by Foreign Affairs Committee, House of Commons, titled ‘Foreign policy considerations for the UK and Scotland in the event of Scotland becoming an independent country’. “It is difficult to measure the impact on the remainder […]

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Alternative energy sources not to fully cover energy needs of Japan

August 4, 2013 10:00 pm0 comments
Alternative energy sources not to fully cover energy needs of Japan

The operator of Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant (NPP) – the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) – has admitted for the first time that radioactive groundwater has leaked out into the Pacific Ocean on 22 July 2013. However, the company’s spokesman insists the impact on the ocean will be […]

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Experts: Health of South Ossetians should not be subject of political speculation

July 29, 2013 1:02 pm0 comments
Experts: Health of South Ossetians should not be subject of political speculation

A number of media reports, arguing that South Ossetians are offered free quality medical care in exchange for taking Georgian citizenship, caused a public outcry and strong reaction from Leonid Tibilov, the head of unrecognized republic. In particular, the president of South Ossetia declared unfounded the referrals to medical institutions of […]

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Experts are optimistic about long-term prospects for gas industry

July 16, 2013 8:20 pm0 comments
Experts are optimistic about long-term prospects for gas industry

The Second Summit of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF), which was attended by the heads of state and government of the GECF member countries, representatives of observer countries and members of the international energy organizations, ended in Moscow on 2 July 2013. During the two-day meeting, the heads of […]

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