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August 11, 2021

The mining of crypto-currencies requires a large amount of electricity to be carried out, making it a significant challenge with the overall electricity consumption to mine Bitcoin equivalent to the annual consumption of electricity in New Zealand and…

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June 23, 2021

Following Syria’s diplomatic recognition of Abkhazia in 2018, Abkhazia opened its embassy in Damascus in October 2020, attesting to the strengthening of relations between the two sides. For Abkhazia, a territory partially recognized by the international…

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May 21, 2021

The countries of Central Asia — Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan — are divided between the remaining influence of Russia, the heir of the Soviet Union, which plays a considerable cultural and military role (e.g., within the…

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April 28, 2021

The Five Eyes (FVEY) is an alliance comprising five members — Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States — sharing Signal intelligence (SIGINT)1 and, more generally, all-source intelligence regarding internal and external…

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April 7, 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has prompted many governments to foster domestic tourism and avoid long-distance holidays. In such circumstances, a number of citizens have (re-)discovered their homeland, with Muscovites having realized that Mount Elbrus in the…

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March 18, 2021

Disclaimer: The content of this article has been gathered using open-source intelligence (OSINT), no human intelligence (HUMINT) has been involved in the process. For further information, please do not hesitate to contact the author at michael…

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September 16, 2019

Georgia is a country of 69,700 km2 for 3,723,500 inhabitants located in the South Caucasus on the shore of the Black Sea. The Georgian land is undeniably prosperous due to the favorable location to produce wine, black tea, and other various agricultural…

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May 30, 2019

As vast northern countries, Canada and Russia are sharing some interests when it comes to cooperative policies in the Arctic. Nonetheless, Ottawa and Moscow are facing each other as the North Pole is the shortest way to send aircrafts and bombers to…

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    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
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    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
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    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
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    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
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