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U.S. Oil Output Expected to Surpass Saudi Arabia, Rivaling Russia for Top Spot

Surging U.S. crude oil production this year is expected to surpass output in Saudi Arabia and rival that of Russia, the world’s two largest oil producers, the International Energy Agency said Friday. Boosted by a resurgent shale industry, U.S. crude production will likely climb above 10 million barrels a day in 2018, an all-time high not seen since 1970, the

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Barred from election, Navalny vows to fight ’emperor’ Putin | AFP.com

The Kremlin’s top critic Alexei Navalny has slammed Russia’s March presidential election, in which he is barred from running, as a sham meant to “re-appoint” Vladimir Putin on his way to becoming “emperor for life”. With two months to go before Russians vote in polls that are all but guaranteed to hand Putin a historic fourth term, the 41-year-old opposition

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Putin wins strong millennial following as Russian election looms – NBC News

But despite corruption claims, political imprisonments and the suspicious deaths of many of Putin critics, the majority of young people support the former KGB agent. A recent poll carried out by the Levada Center, Russia’s only major independent pollster, shows 86 percent of respondents aged 18 to 24 approved of Putin’s actions as president. He enjoys the same approval rating

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Moby Says CIA Agents Asked Him to Spread the Word About Trump and Russia | Pitchfork

Talking with WFPK’s Kyle Meredith, Moby cited “active and former CIA agents” who were “truly concerned” about Trump’s collusion with Russia. “They were like, ‘This is the Manchurian Candidate, like [Putin] has a Russian agent as the President of the United States,’” he said. “So they passed on some information to me and they said, like, ‘Look, you have more

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Russia military drills: Troops simulate world war 3 in EXPLOSIVE war games | World | News | Express.co.uk

Huge explosions are seen in some of the photos, blasting sand from the beach as fireball erupted. Troops were seen testing out UR-77 Meteroit mine clearing systems, or working with an array of pistols and guns. And flares filled the air with smoke as soldiers advanced on their targets under the cover of the thick black plumes. The drills involved

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The dawn of American socialism

Socialists, by contrast, stand somewhat apart from both groups. They are not so much united around the traditional socialist objective of collective ownership of the means of production as in pushing the political boundaries leftwards far beyond their current limits, either in Europe or America. Socialists have as yet few truly high-profile adherents. America’s most left-wing politician in the top

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I’m Proud We Published the Trump-Russia Dossier – The New York Times

Exactly one year ago BuzzFeed published what’s now known simply as “the dossier”: a set of reports put together by a former British intelligence officer named Christopher Steele during the 2016 presidential campaign. The 35-page dossier suggested that the Russian government had both compromised and colluded with President-elect Donald Trump. Our choice to publish the dossier was greeted by outrage

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