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Falling World Oil Prices In Fact Benefit Russia – OpEd

That conviction has only been reinforced by the problems Vladimir Putin has had over the last decade at least in part because of falling oil and gas prices brought on by the shale oil revolution and declining international demand. And in most cases, this Western belief has been echoed by analysts and commentators in Russia itself.

Protestors demand Ireland boycott Israel’s Eurovision

Palestine Solidarity Campaign (IPSC) Press officer Betty Purcell demonstrating outside RTÉ in protest at Israel hosting the Eurovision song contest and calling for RTE to boycott the Eurovision song Contest 2019. (Photo: Sam Boal/RollingNews.ie) By PJ Cunningham.

Trump Administration's 2020 Budget Request Calls For Closure Of Three RFE/RL Language Services

The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump has submitted a 2020 budget request that proposes to cut spending on international broadcasting by 22 percent and envisions the elimination of three RFE/RL language services. A was placed on the website of the U.S.

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Because that is so, the London-based Russian analyst says, it is time to think outside the box and consider the possibility of a joint Ukrainian-Russian administration of Crimea, an arrangement that would allow each side to claim that it was not backing down and prevent the Crimean situation from....

Stalin Considered Giving Hitler Ukraine And Baltic Republics? – OpEd

That is the conclusion of a Friday article by historian Nikita Petrov in “Novaya gazeta” an article that undercuts both Stalin’s carefully cultivated stance as someone who was prepared to fight the invader to the end and Vladimir Putin’s use of World War II as a legitimating and mobilizing tool in....

Iran BBC reprisals trigger media ouctry

LONDON: Iran this week faced a media industry outcry over its alleged systematic targeting of BBC Persian Service journalists including the “sexual defamation” of female staff. It follows a move by the European Parliament to back a resolution criticizing the treatment of BBC Persian service journalists by Iranian authorities.

Trump Administration 2020 Budget Request Calls For Closure Of Three RFE/RL Language Services

The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump has submitted a 2020 budget request that proposes to cut spending on international broadcasting by 22 percent and envisions the elimination of three RFE/RL language services. A was placed on the website of the U.S.

Broadcast, radio enthusiasts prepare for 64th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Hamfest

MIDLAND, TX (KWES) - The 64th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Hamfest and ARRL West Texas Section Convention is coming to the MLK Community Center March 16. The event, hosted by the Midland Amateur Radio Club, will have The pre-registration prize is an MFJ 259C Antenna Analyzer; 1st Grand Prize is an....

Sports lawyer Daniel Geey gives the inside scoop on the business side of football

From securing last-minute transfer deals to overseeing the signing of a lucrative commercial contract, Daniel Geey has been involved with many of the inner workings of the football industry. His first memories of the game are watching Liverpool at Anfield at the age of five, where he says he was “raptured with the whole spectacle”.

English clubs on the rise again in Champions League

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — John W. Henry broke his six-week Twitter silence to celebrate. "Sweet," the Liverpool owner wrote. "Four for England!" Liverpool's 3-1 win at Bayern Munich on Wednesday, which prompted Henry's celebratory tweet, ensured Premier League clubs filled four of the eight....

Traces of Radioactive Particles From Massive Solar Storm Discovered in Greenland Ice

The event was at least 10 times more intense than any storm in the past 70 years—since modern records began. Its strength also matches the world’s most powerful solar storm, which struck the planet in AD 775. Study: Earth was hit by a monstrous solar storm 2600 years back, repeat possible — The....

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But the Russian leadership can be expected to continue to try because if views the Internet, the last media space it does not control as a threat that could give rise to a color revolution in Russia and threaten its rule, the Russian commentator says ( In short, Novoprudsky says, “the Kremlin....

DSO Nigeria jinxed again!

As the chequered history of the Digital Switch Over (DSO) from analogue broadcasts in Nigeria encounters yet another setback, it is disheartening but inevitable to conclude that it has truly succumbed to the notorious jinx termed “Nigerian Factor”. The momentum of progress in taking the latest....

DSO Nigeria Jinxed Again !

As the chequered history of the Digital Switch Over (DSO) from analogue broadcasts in Nigeria encounters yet another setback, it is disheartening but inevitable to conclude that it has truly succumbed to the notorious jinx termed “Nigerian Factor”. The momentum of progress in taking the latest....

BioElectronics Announces Back Pain Clinical Study with Leading Australian Pain Center

Pulsed Shortwave Neuromodulation Therapy (ActiPatch®) Study in Chronic Lower Back Pain. FREDERICK, MD, March 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NEWMEDIAWIRE -- BioElectronics Corporation (OTC PINK: BIEL) https://www.bielcorp.com is pleased to announce the commencement of a clinical study investigating....

BioElectronics Announces Back Pain Clinical Study with Leading Australian Pain Center

Pulsed Shortwave Neuromodulation Therapy (ActiPatch) Study in Chronic Lower Back Pain. FREDERICK, MD, March 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NEWMEDIAWIRE -- BioElectronics Corporation (OTC PINK: BIEL) http://www.bielcorp.com is pleased to announce the commencement of a clinical study investigating....

BioElectronics Announces Back Pain Clinical Study with Leading Australian Pain Center

Pulsed Shortwave Neuromodulation Therapy (ActiPatch®) Study in Chronic Lower Back Pain. FREDERICK, MD, March 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NEWMEDIAWIRE -- BioElectronics Corporation (OTC PINK: BIEL) https://www.bielcorp.com is pleased to announce the commencement of a clinical study investigating....

Pittsburgh, PA

Clothing retailers, shoe stores, department stores and more are among the chains closing up shop so far this year in Pennsylvania. A crossing shortwave will bring a chance of snow today...with light accumulations limited to south of PGH. 1-3 inches possible...

This SDR Uses A Tube

When you think of a software defined radio (SDR) setup, maybe you imagine an IC or two, maybe feeding a computer. You probably don’t think of a vacuum tube. [Mirko Pavleski] built a one-tube shortwave SDR using some instructions from [Burkhard Kainka] which are in German, but Google Translate is good enough if you want to duplicate his feat.

Chechen Leader Says US Working To Form ‘Anti-Russian International’ – OpEd

rossiyskiy ), but as often happens that notion is likely to be invested with ethnic meaning and become anti-Russian ( russkiy ) in the ethnic sense. Like the flamboyant head of the LDPR Vladimir Zhirinovsky, Kadyrov often says things that are leading indicators of where the Kremlin is heading.

Podcasting and Audiobooks Both Attain 50% Reach; Facebook Usage Continues to Drop

. Among the U.S. population ages 12 and older, as the total number of people who have ever listened to a podcast passes 50% for the first time. “This is a watershed moment for podcasting--a true milestone. With over half of Americans 12+ saying that they have ever listened to a podcast, the medium....

Podcasting and Audiobooks Both Attain 50% Reach; Facebook Usage Continues to Drop

and Triton Digital [®] . Among the U.S. population ages 12 and older, as the total number of people who have ever listened to a podcast passes 50% for the first time. “This is a watershed moment for podcasting--a true milestone. With over half of Americans 12+ saying that they have ever listened to....

Predictions Of Islamization Of Russia Set Off Media Firestorm In Moscow – OpEd

Mufti Gaynutdin is not noted for radicalism, and his views as expressed to a Duma conference on Islam, were relatively calm; but Father Dmitry, head of the synod’s department for family affairs, is notorious for his extreme comments. The reactions to their words were even more alarmist ( It is....

Paul Goble

is a longtime specialist on ethnic and religious questions in Eurasia. Most recently, he was director of research and publications at the Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy. Earlier, he served as vice dean for the social sciences and humanities at Audentes University in Tallinn and a senior research....

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When the history of the 21 st century is written, Vitaly Portnikov says, Russia’s occupation of Crimea “beyond any doubt will be among the most important,” not because of the Ukrainian peninsula itself but because of two other factors that seldom get the attention now they will in the future.

Conflict Over Crimea Between Two Peoples, Not Just Two States – OpEd

When the history of the 21 st century is written, Vitaly Portnikov says, Russia’s occupation of Crimea “beyond any doubt will be among the most important,” not because of the Ukrainian peninsula itself but because of two other factors that seldom get the attention now they will in the future.

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Which Climates Are Best for Passive Cooling Technologies?

A group of University of California­, San Diego researchers set out to gain a better understanding of the thermal balance of power plants and surfaces, like hel...

Which climates are best for passive cooling technologies?

Credit: Carlos Coimbra. WASHINGTON, D.C., June 25, 2019 -- A group of University of California, San Diego researchers set out to gain a better understanding of ...

Certain climates are better suited for passive cooling technologies

have investigated the role that cloud cover and relative humidity play when surfaces such as solar panels are exposed to shortwave and longwave radiation. To id...

Summer Heat & Storms to End the Weekend

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - We’ll wake up rain-free on Sunday morning, but a bit of shortwave energy could bring us a few scattered afternoon/evening thunderstorm...

Breezy northerly winds and increasing fire weather concerns next week

June 14, 2019 – Cooling trend into Saturday, but more hot weather returns early next week. Isolated afternoon and evening thunderstorms will be possible over hi...

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Spectators from 140 countries to watch sports battles

Spectators from more than 140 countries will watch sports battles of the Second European Games. The broadcast of the competitions will be provided by the Intern...

"Audio-Visual China"

SINGAPORE June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 18, 2019 , the first "Audio-Visual China" - International Broadcasting Industry Exchange Conference was held suc...

"Audio-Visual China"

SINGAPORE June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 18, 2019 , the first "Audio-Visual China" - International Broadcasting Industry Exchange Conference was held suc...

"Audio-Visual China"

SINGAPORE June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 18, 2019 , the first "Audio-Visual China" - International Broadcasting Industry Exchange Conference was held suc...

Sponsored Video: Opportunities for third US gateway expanding, Gulf Winds reports

Sponsored: Patrick Maher, executive vice president of trucking and logistics company Gulf Winds International, was interviewed at the 2019 JOC Gulf Shipping Con...

Myanmar puts down ICC's demand for full investigation on Rohingyas

Yangoon: Myanmar's military on Thursday rejected an International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor's call for a full investigation into alleged crimes against Ro...

One DUI Arrest Made at Sobriety Checkpoint in Millcreek Township

One DUI arrest was made during a DUI sobriety checkpoint Friday in Millcreek Township, according to the Erie County District Attorney's Office. The checkpoint ...

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US gets no commitment from NATO for help on Iran threat

BRUSSELS (AP) " NATO allies gave the U.S. no firm commitments that they will participate in a global effort to secure international waterways against threats fr...