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50 more banks may collapse in Ukraine in 2015

From Fort Russ

Mach 27, 2015
Vasily Ablyazimov for Politnavigator
Translated by Kristina Rus

The instability of the Ukrainian financial and banking systems continues to increase. 363 more words

unhappy anniversary, mom and dad

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A 64 year-old woman had an L4 – L5 laminectomy and fusion with pedicle screws 3 years before. The surgery was performed for radicular pain down both legs and, she says, some loss of sensation in her right foot. 294 more words

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Crashing Apart

My emotional world is crashing apart again.  It was getting better for a while.  Despite some really intense stressors, I was able to find ways to hold on to positivity. 634 more words


New Piece on the Global Policy Journal - "Falling Oil Prices & Regime Stability in Petro-States – A New 'Petro Spring' Rising?"

In this new piece on the Global Policy Journal, I explore the relationship between regime stability and the social contract in petro-states since the global drop in oil price to roughly $50 per barrel. 54 more words

International Politics

Hungry Soul

“I realize that I live on the bubble of insanity. I feel the weight of human suffering, loneliness and despair on me all the time. It’s not getting easier; if anything, it’s always right on the edge of my skin.” 286 more words


No Jesus, No Peace!

“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” (John 16:33 NIV) 395 more words

Christian Living