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    Russia’s terror grip on Crimea tightens with new ruling on 4 Crimean Tatar political prisoners
    Dec28

    Russia’s terror grip on Crimea tightens with new ruling on 4 Crimean Tatar political prisoners

    On Dec 27, Russia’s Supreme Court allowed the prosecutor’s appeal against Ruslan Zeitullayev’s 7-year sentence (as opposed to the 17-year sentence demanded) and sent the ‘case’ for retrial. The Court rejected the appeals brought by Ferat Saifullayev; Rustem Vaitov and Nuri Primov against their 5-year sentences. …read...

    Ukraine’s Savchenko Unveils New Public Movement
    Dec27

    Ukraine’s Savchenko Unveils New Public Movement

    Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. Czech Republic. …read more Source: World Affairs...

    Russia’s Southeast Asia dilemma
    Dec27

    Russia’s Southeast Asia dilemma

    Security Driven by declining prospects in Europe and a threatening American ‘pivot’ to Asia, Russia resolved to begin its own turn east in 2012. Assessments have not been kind, dubbing Russia’s eastward course “a pivot to nowhere” and “another opportunity lost.” Faced with growing evidence of its limited appeal as an economic partner,...

    Рождество в Нью Йорке. Часть первая: 7 -я авеню, Бродвей. «Мишн импосибл»
    Dec27

    Рождество в Нью Йорке. Часть первая: 7 -я авеню, Бродвей. «Мишн импосибл»

    Город мечты… сверкающий праздничными огнями Нью-Йорк! Пушистые ели, улыбки случайных прохожих, рождественская музыка на каждом углу. Только там можно почувствовать себя маленьким Кевином, который остался “один дома» и ощутить дух рождества на полную. Наш travel bloger Ирина-Изольда Габрилева отправилась туда, куда каждый декабрь стремятся...

    December 27th, 2016
    Dec27

    December 27th, 2016

    CHINA Christians Arrested by Communist Regime, Accused of Belonging to “Evil Cults” Stoyan Zaimov, CHRISTIAN POST Several Christians have been arrested in China’s southwestern Yunnan province and accused of belonging to “evil cults,” according to persecution watchdog group China Aid. The ruling Communist Party has been engaged in a...

    12 Graphs: Three decades later – the state of nuclear power
    Dec27

    12 Graphs: Three decades later – the state of nuclear power

    Written by Clare Ferguson, Thirty years ago, the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster released radioactive material over much of Europe. Following the accident, some 600 000 people took part in the containment operations and around 350 000 people were displaced. Accidents like Chernobyl, and the more recent disaster at Fukushima Daiichi, have...

    Russian activists jailed for crucifix protest at monument to notorious secret police chief
    Dec27

    Russian activists jailed for crucifix protest at monument to notorious secret police chief

    Two Krasnodar activists have been jailed for 15 days for their alleged involvement in the appearance of a wooden crucifix on the monument to Felix Dzherzhinsky, the first head of the Cheka, or dreaded Soviet secret police …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    ‘Deported’ Crimean Tatar activist on hunger strike too weak to stand
    Dec27

    ‘Deported’ Crimean Tatar activist on hunger strike too weak to stand

    Nedim Khalilov began his hunger strike on Nov 24, in protest at being forcibly ‘deported’ from his homeland 9 months after the Crimean Tatar lodged a law suit against Russian President Vladimir Putin for invading and occupying Crimea. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Nations of the post-Soviet space: 25 years apart
    Dec26

    Nations of the post-Soviet space: 25 years apart

    Russia / World Over the course of the last couple of months a number of articles devoted to the 25th anniversary of the collapse of the Soviet Union have been written. Both in Russian and western presses, experts conclude that events which started a quarter of century ago with the collapse of the “Last Empire” are still ongoing. Indeed, in 2016...

    12 Graphs: Two strategic partners – EU and NATO defence cooperation
    Dec26

    12 Graphs: Two strategic partners – EU and NATO defence cooperation

    Written by Clare Ferguson, We will remember 2016 as a tumultuous year worldwide, a 12-month period of vicious conflicts and political upheaval that will have long-lasting consequences is coming to an end. The resulting insecurity and uncertainty as to the foreign policy intentions of major world powers means that the EU strategic partnership with...

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