Thursday, December 12, 2013 12:26 AM
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Oye! News from Europe
The economic situation in Europe has pretty much been given a pass by the mainstream media over the past year or so, however, recent statistics
show that the community is bouncing around recession territory.
Let's start with
Though Norway in June overtook Russia in total exports of natural gas to Europe, the balance of Russian gas to Europe comes through Ukraine, which itself is dependent upon Russia for 60% of its current gas consumption.
While Ukraine controls the transit of 90% of its gas to Europe, Russia is
Here's a graph that you might find interesting:
Notice that I didn't tell you what the data was. Let's call it dramatic effect.
This graph shows the unemployment rate
The kerfuffle over Europe's sovereign debt levels has died down to the point where it barely makes the pages, virtual or otherwise, of the mainstream media. Unfortunately, as you will see, the problem has not gone away despite the imposition of much hated austerity
So much for the lessons of Fukushima. Never mind oil spills, the Russian Federation is preparing an energy initiative that, if it has problems, will inject nuclear material into the maritime environment.
Speaking to reporters at the 6th International Naval Show in St. Petersburg, Baltiskii Zavod
While it is hard to imagine, Europe's debt crisis is nearly entering its third year. So far, Europe has managed to contain most of the damage to its own territory; the United States, Canada and the Far East are still showing economic growth levels that are modest but still positive and
Do you have faith in your local police department?