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International Political Forum Russia

News Of The Latest McDonald’s Closure In Russia “Devastates” Obama

The Russian Internet has a rich tradition of producing fictional accounts of the lives of powerful politicians. The most famous and accomplished author in this genre is undoubtedly Maksim Kononenko, the mind behind Vladimir.Vladimirovich.ru, a once regularly updated blog that featured invented, humorous episodes from Vladimir Putin’s life as president of Russia. (RuNet Echo interviewed Kononenko in 2012.) […]

International Political Forum Journalism

This Russian Lawmaker Thinks the US Can Take Russia Off The Internet

A deputy in the Russian parliament thinks the United States might cut off Russia’s Internet and suggests Russians take measures to get ready for the information blackout. Ilya Kostunov, the deputy in question, believes the US might want to undermine Russia’s Internet access in order to destabilize the economy and to agitate the social and […]

International Political Forum Health

Drugs, A More Moderate Outlook

This is a rather significant departure from my normal writings. Usually, I tap out a piece on US politics or international affairs, or terrorism. This is different. This is something that I have been deliberating a lot on recently. What I am going to argue for, is the legalisation, or at the very least, a […]

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Algeria and the Islamic Movement: a Problem of Exclusion, Fundamentalism, and Memory

ON APRIL 18th, the results of the Algerian presidential elections were announced: Abdelaziz Bouteflika has been elected Algeria’s President for a fourth consecutive term, despite his advanced age and feeble health. Bouteflika has been in power since 1999 and the regime has, apparently, successfully survived the turmoil that shook the region in 2011. The regime […]

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Tear Gas And Rubber Bullets Fired On Pakistani Protestors

Imran Khan was once famous for his sports career as a cricketer, however many are now familiar with his work as a Pakistani Politician. Belonging to the party ‘Tehreek-e-Insaf’ which translates to ‘movement for justice’, he has created a strong anti-corruption movement and a message. His rallies and speeches are known for drawing up to 100,000 […]


 
 
 

 
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Shouldn’t They Be In Class?

Earlier today at around midday I saw a group of kids, not more than 15, who by their size appeared to be in nursery school. The little boys and girls in pink checked shirts and grey pair of shorts were clustered in front of som...
by Eunice Kilonzo
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International Political Forum

News Of The Latest McDonald’s Closure In Russia “Devastates” Obama

The Russian Internet has a rich tradition of producing fictional accounts of the lives of powerful politicians. The most famous and accomplished author in this genre is undoubtedly Maksim Kononenko, the mind behind Vladimir.Vl...
by Kevin Rothrock
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International Political Forum

This Russian Lawmaker Thinks the US Can Take Russia Off The Internet

A deputy in the Russian parliament thinks the United States might cut off Russia’s Internet and suggests Russians take measures to get ready for the information blackout. Ilya Kostunov, the deputy in question, believes th...
by Global Voices
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International Political Forum

Drugs, A More Moderate Outlook

This is a rather significant departure from my normal writings. Usually, I tap out a piece on US politics or international affairs, or terrorism. This is different. This is something that I have been deliberating a lot on recen...
by Simon Fraser
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Image courtesy of Thierry Ehrmann, © 2011, some rights reserved

Algeria and the Islamic Movement: a Problem of Exclusion, Fundamentalism, and Memory

ON APRIL 18th, the results of the Algerian presidential elections were announced: Abdelaziz Bouteflika has been elected Algeria’s President for a fourth consecutive term, despite his advanced age and feeble health. Bouteflika...
by Anna Lazzarin
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International Political Forum

Despite Accusations Of Fraud And Deception, Will Globe University Expand Into More States?

If you live in California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, North Dakota, New Jersey, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, or Washington, the answer ...
by Kyle McCarthy
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