Corruption Accusations, sends Shock Waves Abroad

  Ukraine is regularly ranked among the most corrupt countries in the world and allegations of double dealing, inflated contracts, bribery, and other claims among business and political elites are common. International financial institutions have warned Kyiv that its lack of reform and persistent corruption threaten billions in crucial aid that has helped keep the […]

It is still mostly all about who gets the oil and who will sell it to whom.

The Arctic is believed to hold up to 25 percent of the planet’s untapped oil and gas supplies, and Russia, the U.S., Canada, Denmark and Norway have all been trying to assert jurisdiction over parts of the territory. Russia’s had submitted a bid for vast Arctic territories that could contain large quantities of oil and […]