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    RUSI Newsbrief Vol. 37, No. 3
    Nov01

    RUSI Newsbrief Vol. 37, No. 3

    This issue of Newsbrief includes articles on prospects for a possible war in Korea, how the Bolivia cultivation may fuel the illegal cocaine trade, and why Iran’s nuclear deal may or may not survive due to a problematic economy and other factors, as well as articles on Bolivia, Japan, Brexit and humanitarian co-ordination.Download the...

    Lithuanian citizen sentenced for praising Stalin while Russia rehabilitates the dictator
    Nov01

    Lithuanian citizen sentenced for praising Stalin while Russia rehabilitates the dictator

    A court in Vilnius has sentenced Yuri Subbotin, a Lithuanian citizen of Russian descent, to 14 months’ restricted liberty for at least one post in which he praised Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin and the Soviet regime. The norm in Lithuania is similar to one of Ukraine’s decommunization laws, however the penalties are much less severe...

    Beating up Crimean Tatar activists is OK in occupied Crimea, demonstrating contempt for the assailants a ’crime’
    Nov01

    Beating up Crimean Tatar activists is OK in occupied Crimea, demonstrating contempt for the assailants a ’crime’

    24-year-old Shevket Razzakov is facing criminal charges in Russian-occupied Crimea for spitting at a Russian National Guard sniper during the armed search of another Crimean Tatar. None of the officers involved in beating up peaceful activists and hospitalizing one of them during the events that day is under investigation. …read more...

    Russia’s Kosovo Fixation
    Nov01

    Russia’s Kosovo Fixation

    Russia / Europe Backed by the US and the EU, the Serbian government is preparing for reconciliation with Kosovo, which declared independence from Serbia in 2008. Serbian authorities wish to accelerate the process of EU integration, which implies a departure from a current policy aimed at hindering the formation of a Kosovan statehood, amongst...

    Mueller Mugs America: The Case Of Baby George Papadopoulos
    Nov01

    Mueller Mugs America: The Case Of Baby George Papadopoulos

    This is how the Deep State crushes disobedience by the unwashed American public. It indicts not only ham sandwiches but, apparently, political infants in diapers too, if that’s what it takes. Hence the sudden notoriety of Baby George Papadopoulos, who pled guilty to “lying” about an essentially immaterial date to the FBI.Oh, and...

    Old Wounds, New Memorials: the Last Address Project
    Nov01

    Old Wounds, New Memorials: the Last Address Project

    Walking through Moscow, you may pass by a small steel plaque no larger than your hand. These plaques are affixed to apartment buildings and bear nothing more than a few dates and a name. The dates do not recall some world-famous event. They are the dates of the birth, death, arrest, and rehabilitation of political prisoners. The names are not...

    Kleptocracy Daily | October 31, 2017
    Oct31

    Kleptocracy Daily | October 31, 2017

    ​ Russia probe: “Mueller’s filings stand on their own as an important rebuke to global kleptocracy. That’s because the American face of the problem is Paul Manafort,”writes Franklin Foer. (Atlantic) Manafort’s indictment resonated in Ukraine, where “Mr. Manafort [allegedly] profited from financial wrongdoing in their country...

    Mediation for peace
    Oct31

    Mediation for peace

    This week, EURACTIV reports from Astana about the various mediation efforts of Kazakhstan on the international scene, including the Syria war and the conflict in Eastern Ukraine, as well as the county’s initiatives as non-permanent member of the UN Security Council. …read more Source:...

    Russian Government’s Fission Know-How Hard at Work in Europe
    Oct31

    Russian Government’s Fission Know-How Hard at Work in Europe

    In May 2016, prominent Russia expert Mark Galeotti warned that “the [Russian] Foreign Intelligence Service and FSB are now especially active in Europe, and the organizations they support include … separatists from Spain to Scotland.” Fast-forward to September of this year: a sophisticated mix of “Kremlin-run outlets, pro-Kremlin or aligned...

    Russian ‘Donetsk republic’ propagandist seized – or killed – in Donbas after speaking too freely
    Oct31

    Russian ‘Donetsk republic’ propagandist seized – or killed – in Donbas after speaking too freely

    While media reports of Roman Manekin’s brutal murder remain unconfirmed, there seems no doubt that the prominent Russian journalist and propagandist for the so-called ‘Donetsk people’s republic’ [DPR] was taken prisoner shortly after strong criticism of at least one of the ‘DPR’ leaders. There are also reports that the...

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