Tens of thousands of right-wing extremists are expected to march through the streets of Warsaw this month — on the same day the United Nations climate conference starts.
The clash of events is prompting concern for the safety of delegates at the conference.
Right-wing groups are a “clear threat to minorities,” said Michael Dorsey, a delegate with the Centre for Civil Society at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa.
Putin's invasion in Crimea and his apparent willingness to redraw international borders to have set Eastern Europe and the Baltic States on edge. Russian forces poured into the strategic Black Sea region under the pretext of protecting ethnic Russians from "lawlessness," setting a dangerous precedent for the Kremlin's intervention in the region.
"Russia will deploy Iskander missile systems in its enclave in Kaliningrad to neutralize, if necessary, the anti-ballistic missile system in Europe." - Dmitry Medvedev, former Russian president, November 2008 in his first presidential address to the Russian people
Chinese tourist rank as one of world’s top tax-free spenders in Q1 of 2013, with 20% increase compared to Q1 of 2012. While some forecasted that the recession in the eurozone have eased in Q1, economists said that no stable growth is expected in the area any time soon. Poland is expected to drop to growth levels of Ireland in 2013, after the eurozone crisis hit Eastern members harder than forecasted. Today the rupee increased to 54.59/60 after it closed on 54.73/74 on Monday.
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U.S. relations with Russia have run hot and cold for the past ten years. New intelligence shows that relations are coming out of the deep-freeze and entering a new thaw.