by Stephen J. Flanagan and Irina A. ChindeaThe Black Sea region is a central locus of the competition between Russia and the West for the future of Europe. The region experienced two decades of simmering conflicts even before Moscow's illegal annexation of Crimea in 2014, and Russia has used military force against countries in the region four times since 2008.
DOUBLED: James has doubled the amount of grass grown on a paddock system at 350m outside Glenarm on the scenic Antrim coast. By Stephen Flanagan,Beef and Sheep Adviser, CAFREADVISER: James McDonnell with Stephen Flanagan, CAFRE Beef and Sheep adviser, assessing grass covers in paddocks on land at 350m outside Glenarm. JAMES McDonnell farms a few miles from the picturesque village of Glenarm on the Antrim coast. The farm carries 40 autumn calving suckler cows and 50 ewes.