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Dec 5, 2014 12:11 PM ET
When oil prices drop on the global market, people tend to cheer, because it tends to mean cheaper gasoline is on the way. But some countries may not be as cheery about that prospect. Trace explains.
Oct 27, 2014 10:47 AM ET
The news in recent times has been littered with stories of Russian military vehicles -- literally hundreds of times -- venturing into the sovereign territory of other nations. What's motivating the hub of the former Soviet Union to make such moves?
Oct 13, 2014 09:24 AM ET
It's an uninhabited patch of real estate at the top of the world that has several countries vying for the right to call it theirs. What's so special about the North Pole? Trace explains.
Sep 4, 2014 11:10 AM ET
TestTube's Steve Goldbloom breaks down the current conflict in Ukraine -- what it's all about, and how the battling factions ended up squaring off.
Aug 5, 2014 12:40 PM ET
The Berlin Wall is gone, and so is the Soviet Union. But Russia is still a pretty big country, a country with nukes and, it seems, a bit of an attitude in recent years.
Mar 27, 2014 09:50 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
'Sex sells' is a well-known axiom when it comes to product advertising, but does it also apply when marketing a movement?
Mar 7, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Eric Niiler
Economic and cyber-war are more likely in current Crimean crisis than guns and tanks, experts say.
What is it about this peninsula that makes it so desirable as a geopolitical trophy?
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