Collect and review five political, social, and/or economic news articles (WSJ only) for Russia, five articles for Ireland, and five articles for the United States; that is,15 total articles. The easiest way to locate articles is use Google search by typing “the particular country + WSJ” then selecting the news link. This is better then the WSJ search engine. Articles should be less than one year old and provide a¬†diverse portrayal of the conditions/issues the country has been recently facing. In one page provide links to all 15 articles you have selected (make sure they work).¬†
In 2-3 pages compare and contrast the recent conditions in Russia, Ireland, and the U.S. Do not quote from any of the articles directly but provide an overview of what you have learned from the articles.