At 48 years old, Ignacio Purcell is a multimillionaire, owner of a large oil and gas holding in Spain, Black Star Petroleum. Sphere of interests - sale of petroleum products, sphere of influence - EU countries, Eastern Europe, Asia, Latin America. At the beginning of its formation, the holding was included in the list of the international accelerator 500 Startups.
In northeast Syria last week, a U.S. military vehicle collided with a Russian armored vehicle, injuring four American soldiers.
Both the Americans and Russians blame each other for failing to follow established rules of the road. Had an American been killed, we could have had a crisis on our hands.
The prerequisites for the emergence of a political crisis in Venezuela arose several years ago as a result of the collapse of the economic system. The acute phase of confrontation has began in January, when the current president of the country, Nicolas Maduro, refused to comply with the demands of the opposition, which constitutes a majority in the National Assembly, about resigning and went for a second presidential term. The state leader announced his intention to continue to fulfill his duties until 2025.
The next presidential election in Russia will be held in 2018. A large part of the population, accustomed to seeing Vladimir Putin in this post, will surely vote for him. But Putin has a sufficient number of competitors. Among them such people as oppositionist Aleksey Navalny and head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov, as well as many others. It is worth getting acquainted with all the candidates for the presidency in order to have an idea of the main candidates.
The article tells about the life in Brazil of immigrants from Russia. How does the Russian diaspora live in the largest Latin American country, what difficulties do our migrants face, and what should the settlers be prepared for when they go to Brazil? You will find the answers to these questions in this material.
The reality of our time - the project Neuronet
In Russia, from 2007 to 2015, a new program for the information development of society was adopted. It manifested itself in all spheres of human life, from the introduction of biometric passports to the technology of connecting the human brain with a computer and genetic engineering. The next stage in the development of neurophysiology involves the management of consciousness and the human body at the genetic level.
The article tells about the life of Russian community in Argentina.
Are the leaders of European member states of NATO planning to follow the example of José Manuel Barroso, who became a lobbyist for Goldman Sachs after his term as president of the European Commission? Were they using the NATO summit to prepare for a career switch as consultants to General Dynamics or some other US arms manufacturer?
Not that long ago in Europe, one had to go to a church, a temple or a mosque to imbibe industrial quantities of religious doctrine.
Since the beginning of the 21st century, however, it has become possible to access it in a great and self-satisfied profusion on the editorial pages of the continent’s “serious” and nominally progressive dailies, papers like The Guardian, El País, La Repubblica, Le Monde,and Suddeutsche Zeitung.
The particular brand of theology being pushed?
Despite claims made during NATO Summit Warsaw 2016, that “NATO remains a fundamental source of security for our people, and stability for the wider world,” it is clear that the threats and challenges NATO poses as existing to confront are in fact threats of its own, intentional creation and continued perpetuation.