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    Five Things to Know About the Zapad-2017 Military Exercise
    Sep29

    Five Things to Know About the Zapad-2017 Military Exercise

    25 September 2017 Mathieu Boulègue TwitterLinkedIn Research Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme As Russian forces leave Belarus, what are the main lessons to draw from the Zapad-2017 drills? Servicemen take part in the joint Russian-Belarusian military exercises Zapad-2017. Photo by Sergei Gapon/AFP/Getty Images Following seven days of...

    Historian Anne Applebaum Details Stalin’s War Against Ukraine: ’I Believe It Was Genocide’
    Sep29

    Historian Anne Applebaum Details Stalin’s War Against Ukraine: ’I Believe It Was Genocide’

    The true number of famine victims has been difficult to calculate, Anne Applebaum says, because the Soviet system tried to cover up the famine immediately after it happened. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Sentence to silence Crimean Tatar leader Ilmi Umerov on trial for words he didn’t utter
    Sep29

    Sentence to silence Crimean Tatar leader Ilmi Umerov on trial for words he didn’t utter

    Russia’s trial on openly falsified charges of Crimean Tatar leader Ilmi Umerov has reached its squalid end, with the real aim likely to be reflected in a ban on public activities, accompanying the demanded suspended sentence. No reversion to rule of law is anticipated, although the verdict is due a day after a UN monitoring report expressed...

    EU Offers Help to Tackle Food Inferiority in Central and Eastern Europe
    Sep29

    EU Offers Help to Tackle Food Inferiority in Central and Eastern Europe

    Multinationals have “cheated and misled” the east for years, the European Commission says. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Ukraine’s unfinished reform agenda
    Sep29

    Ukraine’s unfinished reform agenda

    Compared to previous attempts, especially those following the Orange Revolution in 2004, the current reform round in Ukraine (since 2014) has proved more successful. Some politically difficult decisions have been taken, such as the elimination of gas subsidies and the restructuring of the banking system. But reform remains incomplete in many...

    Eastern European Lifestyle Unhealthiest In the World, Study Suggests
    Sep29

    Eastern European Lifestyle Unhealthiest In the World, Study Suggests

    Nine out of the top 10 nations with the least healthy eating, drinking, and smoking habits are in the post-communist region. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    September 22nd, 2017
    Sep29

    September 22nd, 2017

    CHINA China’s Security Chief Calls For Greater Use Of AI To Predict Terrorism, Social Unrest Nectar Gan, South China Morning Post Meng Jianzhu, head of the Communist Party’s central commission for political and legal affairs in charge of the country’s massive security and intelligence systems, pledged at a meeting in Beijing on...

    Kadyrov’s Myanmar offensive and its consequences
    Sep29

    Kadyrov’s Myanmar offensive and its consequences

    Politics The protests by Russia’s Muslim population against the oppression of their brothers in faith in Myanmar are somewhat reminiscent of Soviet demonstrations against the wars in Vietnam or Grenada – the form and the essence do not coincide. Judging by their form, the protests are devoted to international problems. When one looks at the...

    Moldovan Leader Seeks to Broaden His Powers
    Sep29

    Moldovan Leader Seeks to Broaden His Powers

    Igor Dodon keeps on sniping at pro-EU government despite joining forces with ruling party on controversial electoral law. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    September 20th, 2017
    Sep29

    September 20th, 2017

    CHINA China Is Refusing To Cede Ground As US Issues Trade Threats Sophia Yan, NBC News The long-term battle on trade between the US and China shows no sign of ending as a war of words ensued this week between the two. US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer called China an “unprecedented” threat, because of the “sheer scale of their coordinated...

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