Russian Birds & Fish Die in massive Oil Spill more.
More than 30,000 birds and countless fish have been killed in an "ecological catastrophe" wrought by thousands of tons of oil from a tanker that broke apart in a heavy storm near the Black Sea. read.
Addressing environmental safety?? View
Political Pipeline Network: read.
ABC: "The All Barack Channel" read.
Taking that pesky "FREE" out of PRESS. -Story break (Matt)
Ace says: "Will the other networks feign indignation at ABC's sell out or will they hold their fire in hopes of getting their own Date Night With Barack?" Read.
Freak Beijing storm turns day into night. Read.
"Today's extreme weather follows yesterday's hail storms across eastern China's Anhui province, which killed 14 people and injured more than 180." AFP report.
I'm seeing experimentation; seeding, with propensity toward (neighboring) drought... But will this even be discussed in their LTD new world Summit?
Russian Finance Ministry said recently that it might have to enter the international bond market to seek external funding for its budget deficit. Their budget deficit stood at 11 percent of GDP in April, and revenue destined for government coffers declined by a whopping 16.2 percent of GDP between April & May.
Russia is staring at an approximate $100 billion budget deficit, a figure that is likely to consume all the cash in its Reserve Fund. read full
Their long-term crisis is far worse than the US... And worse for its Soviet resurface.