Europe/Americas update: January 31 2019

CLIMATE CHANGE Full disclosure: I am not a climate scientist. With that said, this seems pretty bad in my layman’s opinion: Again I’m not an expert! Maybe we don’t need oxygen that much? But it kinds of seems like we do! EUROPE RUSSIA What seems like the longest and most anti-climactic arms control negotiation in… Continue reading Europe/Americas update: January 31 2019

Europe/Americas update: January 31 2018

EUROPE RUSSIA Russian journalist Kamil Galeev reports on Moscow’s efforts to stifle separatist impulses in one of its own troublesome ethnic regions–Tatarstan: In September 2017, Russia’s central government started to enforce Putin’s instructions and push local governments into abolishing local language courses in the ethnic republics. Such measures, introduced at the beginning of an academic… Continue reading Europe/Americas update: January 31 2018