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Why Young Russians Were Mobilizing Against Corruption!

Note: Published earlier, Mar. 27, 2017 by PBS NewsHour: Widespread protests broke out across Russia to denounce government corruption, the biggest show of defiance against President Vladimir Putin in years. Hundreds of protesters were arrested in Moscow and elsewhere. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports, then Judy Woodruff talks with journalist and author Masha Gessen about the protests and Putin. Read more [...]

Moscow Russia 4K, Capital of Russia!

Yesterday, we posted a feature video from The Heritage Foundation made about 5 years ago. The editors of Wings Over the World wished to showcase a video of beauty and positivity, which is an up-to-date look at today's Moscow, streets, cars and people. We sincerely hope that you enjoy! Read more [...]

‘Implosion:’ The End of Russia and What It Means for America!

From The Heritage Foundation. Bear in mind that this feature information was recorded and posted just over five years ago on Sept. 30' 2013. The same outcome might very well have changed in this time-frame, however much of the factors that weigh-in on this prediction still exist. The American Foreign Policy Council had stated that a monumental transformation was and continues to be underway in the most massive nation on earth - nuclear-armed Russia. Iian Berman of the AFPC stated that Russia's first Read more [...]

The World’s Future MEGAPROJECTS: 2019-2040’s (Season 2 – Complete)

A documentary on eight of the most ambitious mega-projects currently under development around the world, featuring: Istanbul's building boom (Turkey); the Mission to put a human on Mars; the effort to develop Lagos (Nigeria); Africa's unprecedented clean energy opportunity; the project to probe the nearest Earth-like exoplanet; Atlanta's stadium of the future (Georgia, United States); India's effort to modernize its highways; and China's unprecedented One Belt One Road, "New Silk Road" initiative. Read more [...]

North Korea – ‘All The Dictator’s Men’ | DW Documentary

North Korea is one of the poorest countries in the world, but its leader Kim Jong Un has still found the riches he requires to finance a nuclear weapons program and his own wealth, despite the country's fundamental poverty and international economic sanctions. Read more [...]

China’s Future MEGAPROJECTS (2019-2050’s)

China is embracing megaprojects at an unprecedented rate and will , over the course of a few decades, complete a phase of infrastructure that will rival what the United States has built in its entire history. Starting with Beijing, the Capital city, the project growth is slated to expand through other major cities in China as well. Read more [...]

Russia’s ‘Looming Crisis’!

Information shared from David Satter, the first American journalist to be kicked out of Russia since the Cold War. Satter is a Russia scholar and former Moscow correspondent, and is the author of three books on Russia and the Soviet Union. He is an adviser to the Russian Service of Radio Liberty, the Foreign Policy Research Institute in Philadelphia and is affiliated with the Hudson Institute, John Hopkins University. Read more [...]

How Do Tariffs Work? | CNBC Explains!

The U.S. imports more than $500 billion worth of goods from China, of which some goods are subject to a customs duty. CNBC's International Uptin Saiidi explains how increased tariffs can impact an economy. Read more [...]

What’s Happening With Trump’s Trade Fights? | WSJ

As part of President Trump's efforts to rebalance trade relationships, he has imposed tariffs on almost every country around the world. WSJ's Josh Zumbrun explains where we stand with our largest trading partners. From Wall Street Journal. Photo composite: Laura Kammerman. Read more [...]

Iran Expert: ‘Political Suicide’ for Iran to Negotiate with Bolton and Pompeo!

National Iranian American Council Founder and President Trita Parsi discusses the quickly rising tensions with Iran and the rhetoric coming from the Trump Administration. Read more [...]