Stories about U.S.A. from March, 2006
Ukraine: Jackson-Vanik Amendment Scrapped
Dan McMinn of Orange Ukraine reports that Ukraine is finally going to have “normal trade relations status with the United States,” after the House of Representatives passed legislation yesterday “to graduate Ukraine from the Jackson-Vanik Amendment.”
China: Human rights stand-off
The Opposite End of China summarizes and compares the accusations of human-rights violations traded by Beijing and Washington and finds strong similarities.
A small sampling of the best of what the food world has to offer
This has been a pretty busy week. No complaints at all, I sometimes just feel like I have been in this planet for a short time, other times I am just sugar high. I know, this may sound weird, but anyhow…let's go over some of the best and most interesting...
Russia: Newspaper Reports Russian Books Destroyed in Maryland
W. Shedd of The Accidental Russophile investigates the story behind a catchy Russian headline: “Gaithersburg Authorities Destroy Hundreds of Thousands Russian Books.”