Archives for posts with tag: PussyRiot

Has Putin Been Manipulating Energy Prices? By, Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Will consumers in the West actually see petroleum prices drop rather than rise? The Ukraine crisis might have been expected to dramatically raise petroleum prices. Instead, prices have remained subdued.

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Netherlands Sets Fresh Course vs. Moscow on Greenpeace “Arctic Sunrise” Seizure and Arrests: By, Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Perhaps just as critical for the evolution of international environmental activism, there is now an international legal precedent that may offer both greater protection and responsibility.

Blog Report: HUGO CHAVEZ WIN – POOR OMEN FOR VENEZUELA & FUTURE OF FREE SOCIETY? By, Ambassador Mo
Democracy can be torpedoed by personality cult politics. Election does not equate to democracy or a free society. That is most critical reason why any government under rule of one person loses its mobility as an open or democratic society. Hugo Chavez can claim poverty was reduced, & % social programs enhanced during tenure. However, price of petroleum rose by 400% to 500% during same term.
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/hugo-chavez-win-poor-omen-for-venezuela-future-of-free-society/56711Image

Blog Report: IS OCCUPY MOVEMENT STILL VIABLE — SEE MOSCOW FIRST? By Ambassador Mo
September 17, 2012 will be first anniversary since Occupy Wall Street, but this Saturday in Moscow may be next big test of viability. The “March of Millions” has already achieved its first victory – after initially having been rejected, Russian authorities have issued a permit. “Pussy Riot” has proven a godsend for the Russian opposition.
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/is-occupy-movement-still-viable-see-moscow-first/56215Image

DIPLOMAT ARTIST Blog Report: WILL “PUSSY RIOT” BECOME NEW FACE OF PROTEST? By Ambassador Mo
Arts —  from music, to film, to canvas, to authorship, defines the rise of the “Diplomat-Artist,” but for most part the message has been packaged in form that is, well, more diplomatic. “Pussy Riot” is anything but diplomatic. Like “Occupy Wall Street” and “Anonymous,” perhaps Pussy Riot” has sensed the moment to get in your face, (quite an image in itself). –MORE–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/will-pussy-riot-become-new-face-of-protest/55561Image

Blog Report: IS RUSSIA FREE FOR ARTISTIC EXPRESSION? By, Ambassador Mo
Completing two week mission to Russian Federation, UN Special Rapporteur in field of cultural rights noted artistic life is vibrant in Russian society. However, she was “disturbed” by reports of social art activists being harassed by police, prosecuted & convicted for provocative artistic expressions. She evaluated areas where ethnic minorities live & status of disadvantaged groups & the disabled.
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