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    February 28th, 2017
    Feb28

    February 28th, 2017

    CAMBODIA Jail Term Handed to Cambodian Man For Facebook Threat to Hun Sen Brooks Boliek, RADIO FREE ASIA A 27-year-old man was sentenced to two years in prison for Facebook posts that threatened Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, according to news reports. Ven Sopheap, a resident of eastern Prey Veng province, admitted during his trial last week...

    The Future Agenda of the European Union: The need for more Differentiation and better Communication
    Feb28

    The Future Agenda of the European Union: The need for more Differentiation and better Communication

    On 25 March 2017 we celebrate that sixty years ago the EEC Treaty was signed. That same day the European Council will discuss in Rome the future agenda of the EU. Since 1957 the EU has become an ever-growing area on the European continent where generally speaking human rights are respected and democracy and the rule of law have been installed. A...

    Ukraine Rebels Ramp Up Pressure on Kyiv
    Feb28

    Ukraine Rebels Ramp Up Pressure on Kyiv

    Blockade of goods from rebel areas puts economy under stress amid continued fighting. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Freed from prison, Russian activist says he was ’broken’ by abuse
    Feb28

    Freed from prison, Russian activist says he was ’broken’ by abuse

    Hours after his release from prison, Russian political activist Ildar Dadin recounted how he was “broken” by physical abuse during his 15 months behind bars. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Ukraine’s Bitter Struggle: The Prequel
    Feb28

    Ukraine’s Bitter Struggle: The Prequel

    On ‘Bitter Harvest’ …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Russia
    Feb28

    Russia

    The Conversation/Zenobia Ahmed This year will likely bring a significant improvement in relations between the United States and Russia, as well as a raft of possible changes to global politics. Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin clearly have much regard for each other and none for the post-Cold War conventions that have long framed...

    War, conflict, economic strife: the world in 2017 is rife with hot spots, but leavened by hope
    Feb28

    War, conflict, economic strife: the world in 2017 is rife with hot spots, but leavened by hope

    Some of the global pressure points in 2017. Below is the analysis of each country, grouped by region. The ConversationIn all the attention rightfully given to the new US administration and Brexit, one could forgiven for forgetting that other difficult political situations exist around the world. But they do exist, and in the uncertainty that...

    Ukraine
    Feb28

    Ukraine

    The Conversation/Zenobia Ahmed, CC BY-SA The emergence of a democratic and independent Ukraine is transforming the geo-strategic landscape of Central Europe. In the past three years, the 2013/2014 Euromaidan protests, the annexation of Crimea and the war in East Ukraine have reshaped the geopolitical map of Europe and derailed cooperation between...

    Recent publications from the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI)
    Feb27

    Recent publications from the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI)

    Godzimirski, Jakub M. (Ed.), EU Leadership in Energy and Environmental Governance, 2016 This edited collection focuses on the impact of the changing global distribution of power on the EU’s energy policy and ability to project its approach to energy-related issues abroad. It maps the EU’s changing position on global energy, the impact...

    Kleptocracy Daily: February 27, 2017
    Feb27

    Kleptocracy Daily: February 27, 2017

    News The European Parliament is set to vote tomorrow for fully public registers disclosing beneficial ownership. (Financial Times) Capitol One has become the new focus of state and federal investigations of money laundering after the bank’s internal safeguards were called into question. (USA Today) Swiss prosecutors are investigating...

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