Geography Now! Azerbaijan

Geography Now! Azerbaijan

Alright, we finally reached the last country beginning with with an A..and that only took about I don’t know.. like 3 months?…alright, here we go – Azerbaijan! It’s time to learn geography…NOW!!! Hey everybody, I’m your host Paul Barbato, you know the drill…let’s dissect the flag! The flag of Azerbaijan is a tri-color banner of blue, red and green with

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North Korea vs. South Korea: Why has the peninsula been divided?

This is the Korean peninsula. A 1,000 kilometre strip of land that people have been fighting over for centuries. ♪ ♪ Split into two countries, it’s home to an estimated 75 million people. 25 million in the north, and 50 million in the south. But it hasn’t always been like this. ♪ ♪ So, how do we get two Koreas?

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Russia vs US nuclear war: Conflict would kill 34 million in FIVE HOURS – News 247

Russia vs US nuclear war: Conflict would kill 34 million in FIVE HOURS  – News 247

The sobering four-minute video produced by experts at Princeton University’s Program on Science and Global Security, depicts deadly nuclear bombs raining down on major population centres on both sides of the Atlantic  The simulation, entitled Plan A, is based on “real force postures, targets and fatality estimates”, and begins with a conventional conflict in Europe In a bid to stop

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This Russian-backed separatist enclave still bears the scars of war

This Russian-backed separatist enclave still bears the scars of war

-From this hilltop in South Ossetia, you can see Georgia in the distance. South Ossetia is part of that country, according to most of the world’s governments, including NATO countries. But it is also part of a growing network of separatist territories on Russia’s southwestern frontier, breakaway movements backed by the Kremlin forming a shadow empire by the Black Sea.

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Sakhalin Island, Russia on $200. Seafood, Skiing and Sushi

Sakhalin Island, Russia on $200. Seafood, Skiing and Sushi

The main thing that penal colony works did was mine for coal As you can see they’d bring the coal up to the surface on these sleds. Here you see a model of the first oil rig as you probably know today oil is a big deal on Sakhalin. But it was first detected during the penal colony period. However,

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Weird Borders: Why Countries Have Pieces Detached

Weird Borders: Why Countries Have Pieces Detached

Having access to the sea in type of thing countries will start world wars over, and causes strange border situations like these exclaves, which are parts of countries only accessible by land through other countries. Like this piece of Russia detached from the rest. To understand why, we need to go back to World War one. Before the war, East

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The NEWEST islands on Earth (Geography Now!)

The NEWEST islands on Earth (Geography Now!)

Hey everybody, hope you’re having a great holiday season and New Year’s is coming up Oh very quickly we have Geography Now! t-shirts. You can get these now. They’re really cool We also have Geography Now! coffee mugs you can get them look at that they come with the artwork and everything the logo for The first time yeah, we

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S. Korea, Russia hold working-level talks over airspace intrusion

S. Korea, Russia hold working-level talks over airspace intrusion

now South Korea Russia have just wrapped up working-level talks at seoul’s defense ministry over a russian warplanes violation of South Korean airspace the Defense Ministry has said that it was planning to share information regarding the Russian aircraft that trespassed into the airspace to prove its side of the story the Joint Chiefs of Staff said a Russian jet

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Edward Ericson: Teaching The Gulag Archipelago to American college students

Edward Ericson: Teaching The Gulag Archipelago to American college students

One thing you said reminded me of students today. And how do they react to Solzhenitsyn when they read him. I’ll tell you how they react when they read the Gulag. We have 100 pages of it in The Solzhenitsyn Reader, and I have the separate abridgement. I’ve taught it many times; the hundred pages in the reader is my

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Seminar on S. Korea-N. Korea-Russia econ. cooperation cancelled at Russia’s EEF

Seminar on S. Korea-N. Korea-Russia econ. cooperation cancelled at Russia’s EEF

Delegations from South and North Korea are in Vladivostok, Russia for the Eastern Economic Forum… to discuss trilateral economic cooperation with Moscow. There was a three-way meeting scheduled for Wednesday but it’s been abruptly called off… and the North Korean delegation was curiously absent from the forum. Our Oh Jung-hee has the latest. Representatives of the two Koreas and Russia

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