Norway world’s best place to be a woman


Women protesting in Oslo on Women’s Day on Saturday. Photo: Terje Bendiksby/NTB Scanpix Norway has overtaken New Zealand to become the best place in the world to be a working woman, according to The Economist Magazine’s ‘Glass Ceiling Index’, published for International Women’s Day  From: The Local According to the magazine, Norwegian women enjoy moreContinue reading “Norway world’s best place to be a woman”

Specter of Money Haunts Ukraine’s Turmoil-The View From Russia


BY: Ben Aris/Moscow Times   It’s critical to understand the economics of the current crisis in Ukraine. Ukrainian hard currency reserves have dwindled from $35 billion to $17 billion — not enough to ensure the stability of the government. Ukraine is bankrupt.   Under the terms of the European Union offer of last year, which virtually nobody in the Western media seriously examined, the EU was offering $160 million perContinue reading “Specter of Money Haunts Ukraine’s Turmoil-The View From Russia”