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Energy—and not the deployment of incognito, ragtag or straight-out government troops—is the central actor in the drama playing out between Russia, Ukraine and the West. If the West wants to ensure that Putin’s land grab stops at Crimea, it will impose sanctions that impair or halt the activity of foreign oil and gas companies in Russia and ignore his threats to suspend Ukraine’s gas supply. But as long as it is business as usual in Russian energy, look for the Putin crisis to continue.
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The report is quite a heavy document so I’ve summarised the techniques below based on the conclusions of the report regarding effectiveness of each technique. Be aware that everyone thinks they have their own style of learning (they don't, according to the latest research), and the evidence suggests that just because a technique works or does not work for other people does not necessarily mean it will or won’t work well for you. If you want to know how to revise or learn most effectively you will still want to experiment on yourself a little with each technique before writing any of them off. Upworthy: Things that matter. Pass 'em on. Advertising creativity from around the world.
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By the time I finish my five-second climb up the stairs, I’ve completely forgotten what it was I wanted and freeze until it hits me that I was grabbing my notebook... and some Mentos. I think. Memory loss is a natural symptom of aging, but it starts way before the grey hair and dentures — possibly when we’re as young as 20 .
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