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The Crimea adventure exposes Russia's wobbly economy

The Crimea adventure exposes Russia's wobbly economy Copyrighted image Credit: Andreykr | Dreamstime.com
Updated 04 Apr 2014
Although Crimea might look like a victory for Vladimir Putin's Russia, a closer look shows an economically exposed nation, says Alan Shipman.

The Atom Bomb in popular culture

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The Atom Bomb in popular culture Copyrighted image Credit: BBC
Updated 28 Nov 2013
German surrender brought the Second World War in Europe to an end. But all feared that war with Japan would drag on and on. Behind the scenes, the...

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Environment: journeys through a changing world

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Environment: journeys through a changing world Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Introductory Level Duration 600 hours Updated 22 Mar 2013 Register by 05 Sep 2013
Introduces studying the environment and explores the issues arising from environmental change and the ways in which these challenges are being...

Introducing religions

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Introducing religions Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Intermediate Level Duration 600 hours Updated 11 Feb 2012 Register by 05 Sep 2013
This course introduces six major religions: Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism and Sikhism; exploring beliefs, practices, concepts...

A world of whose making?

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A world of whose making? Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Advanced Level Duration 600 hours Updated 11 Feb 2012 Register by 05 Sep 2013
This interdisciplinary perspective on contemporary international studies provides the analytical tools needed to understand global developments in...