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    September 11th, 2017
    Sep16

    September 11th, 2017

    CHINA Taiwanese Activist Pleads Guilty to Chinese Subversion Charges Daily Mail A Taiwanese democracy activist pleaded guilty Monday to charges of attempting to subvert Chinese government power during a trial in China that his wife called a “political show” and further soured cross-strait ties. Lee Ming-cheh appeared alongside a Chinese...

    Lawyer Emil Kurbedinov & activists detained after family of tortured Crimean Tatar recognize FSB abductor
    Sep15

    Lawyer Emil Kurbedinov & activists detained after family of tortured Crimean Tatar recognize FSB abductor

    Over ten Crimean Tatar activists, as well as prominent lawyer Emil Kurbedinov and journalist Taras Ibragimov have been detained in Simferopol after gathering with the relatives of Renat Paralamov, the father of four who was abducted and brutally tortured on September 13. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Lawyer Emil Kurbedinov & activists detained after family of tortured Crimean Tatar recognize FSB abductor
    Sep15

    Lawyer Emil Kurbedinov & activists detained after family of tortured Crimean Tatar recognize FSB abductor

    Over ten Crimean Tatar activists, as well as prominent lawyer Emil Kurbedinov and journalist Taras Ibragimov have been detained in Simferopol after gathering with the relatives of Renat Paralamov, the father of four who was abducted and brutally tortured on September 13. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    How the EU budget is spent: Instrument for Nuclear Safety Cooperation
    Sep15

    How the EU budget is spent: Instrument for Nuclear Safety Cooperation

    Written by Matthew Parry, © alona_s / Fotolia In the early 1990s, following the fall of the Berlin Wall and the disintegration of the USSR, the EU began to provide support via its TACIS programme for structural adjustment and reform in 11 post-Soviet and post-communist countries. One form of support was for countries grappling with a Soviet-era...

    Is Russia Thinking About a Pivot Back to Europe?
    Sep15

    Is Russia Thinking About a Pivot Back to Europe?

    Russia / World The ongoing “diplomatic war” between Russia and the US is getting worse. Russian President Vladimir Putin recently stated that the US diplomatic mission to Russia might be cut by another 155 people. That is on top of the 755 cut already. This Monday, it was revealed how else Russia might respond to the US closure of Russia’s...

    Lawyer Emil Kurbedinov & activists detained after family of tortured Crimean Tatar recognize FSB abductor
    Sep15

    Lawyer Emil Kurbedinov & activists detained after family of tortured Crimean Tatar recognize FSB abductor

    Over ten Crimean Tatar activists, as well as prominent lawyer Emil Kurbedinov and journalist Taras Ibragimov have been detained in Simferopol after gathering with the relatives of Renat Paralamov, the father of four who was abducted and brutally tortured on September 13. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Reagan Documents Shed Light on US ‘Meddling’

    “Secret” documents, recently declassified by the Reagan presidential library, reveal senior White House officials reengaging a former CIA “proprietary,” The Asia Foundation, in “political action,” an intelligence term of art for influencing the actions of foreign governments.The documents from 1982 came at a turning-point moment when the Reagan...

    Kleptocracy Weekly: September 15, 2017
    Sep15

    Kleptocracy Weekly: September 15, 2017

    ​ New: How Non-State Actors Export Kleptocratic Norms to the West, a KI/Hudson Institute report by Ilya Zaslavskiy. Fighting back: We live in an era of authoritarian influence, writes Thorsten Benner. How should democracies respond? (Foreign Affairs) Global Magnitsky: An international consortium of NGOs has recommended 15 cases for designation...

    Kleptocracy Daily: September 15, 2017
    Sep15

    Kleptocracy Daily: September 15, 2017

    ​ Fighting back: We live in an era of authoritarian influence, writes Thorsten Benner. How should democracies respond? (Foreign Affairs) Anonymous companies: At a Helsinki Commission hearing on Russian disinformation yesterday, Molly McKew responded to Sen. Whitehouse’s question on U.S. shell firms: “The anonymous movement of money… into...

    North Korean Missile Engines: Not from Ukraine
    Sep15

    North Korean Missile Engines: Not from Ukraine

    Sep 12, 2017″A new report points to Ukraine as a possible source of liquid propellant engines (LPE) powering intercontinental-range missiles successfully ground-tested by North Korea last year and flight-tested this year. As the world grapples with the fait accompli of North Korean nuclear and missile capability, the path Pyongyang took to...

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