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    Ukraine re-arrests asylum-seeker in danger if extradited to Russia
    Apr03

    Ukraine re-arrests asylum-seeker in danger if extradited to Russia

    A Ukrainian court has ordered the detention, pending extradition, of Shakhban Isakov, an asylum-seeker whom Russia wants to prosecute on the same dubious charges as those Russia has brought against two renowned Crimean Tatar leaders, both Ukrainian MPs …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Russia accused of multiple human rights violations over ban on Crimean Tatar Mejlis
    Apr03

    Russia accused of multiple human rights violations over ban on Crimean Tatar Mejlis

    Russia’s ban on the Crimean Tatar Mejlis [representative assembly] has been formally challenged at the European Court of Human Rights, with the Mejlis represented by prominent Ukrainian and Russian human rights groups and the European Human Rights Advocacy Centre [EHRAC]. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    The Innovation District IT Park Will Help Lviv Cecome CEE’s IT Hub
    Apr02

    The Innovation District IT Park Will Help Lviv Cecome CEE’s IT Hub

    With the fast-developing IT sector and most IT firms occupying refurbished Soviet-era office buildings, demand for modern office space is sky-rocketing, says Volodymyr Zhenchak, CEO and the owner of Galereja Centre Ltd, which has developed the Forum Lviv shopping centre, and vice-chairman of the board of the shopping centre. He spoke to Eva...

    Tankspotting: T-90As in the Donbass
    Apr02

    Tankspotting: T-90As in the Donbass

    The presence of Russian T-72B3 tanks in eastern Ukraine has previously been established and covered on Bellingcat. The tanks have reportedly been used near Ilovaisk, the Luhansk airport and even Debaltseve. The T-72B3 represents post-Soviet tank development by the Russian Federation, and was not exported to or fielded by Ukraine. Another...

    Fake news’ and the EU’s response
    Apr02

    Fake news’ and the EU’s response

    Written by Naja Bentzen, Graphics by Christian Dietrich. © alswart / Fotolia Fake news – deliberately fabricated stories posing as journalism with the aim of manipulating readers – became an increasingly visible global phenomenon during last year’s presidential election campaign in the United States, not least due to the growing use of...

    Arrow Intercepts a Syrian Missile:  Technological, Operational, and Political Aspects
    Apr02

    Arrow Intercepts a Syrian Missile: Technological, Operational, and Political Aspects

    Stages of missile interception by Arrow system, via WikipediaBESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 437, April 2, 2017 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Israel’s Arrow recently made its combat debut with the interception of a Syrian anti-aircraft missile. Remarkably, the 1991 vintage Arrow missile defense system managed to track, engage, and destroy a type of...

    The Sleazy Origins of Russia-Gate
    Apr01

    The Sleazy Origins of Russia-Gate

    An irony of the escalating hysteria about the Trump camp’s contacts with Russians is that one presidential campaign in 2016 did exploit political dirt that supposedly came from the Kremlin and other Russian sources. Friends of that political campaign paid for this anonymous hearsay material, shared it with American journalists and urged...

    Watch List Findings: April 1, 2017
    Apr01

    Watch List Findings: April 1, 2017

    What follows are the preliminary findings for issues identified in the daily Watch Lists this week. We are only sending findings that we regard as significant or potentially significant to keep this email manageable. We have findings for all the Watch List items. Should you be interested in findings not listed here, please contact us and we will...

    Kleptocracy Weekly: March 31, 2017
    Mar31

    Kleptocracy Weekly: March 31, 2017

    An Aspen Institute event earlier this week discussed whether or not an international corruption court could be the answer to kleptocracy. Watch here. U.S. Paul Manafort’s New York City real estate purchases over the past decade were examined by investigative journalists; many real estate and law enforcement experts say these purchases fit a...

    There Was No ‘Russian Hacking’ of the 2016 Election
    Mar31

    There Was No ‘Russian Hacking’ of the 2016 Election

    The “cyber-security” firm that everyone is depending on to make the case for Russia’s alleged “hacking” of the 2016 presidential election, CrowdStrike, has just retracted a key component of its analysis – but the “mainstream” media continues to chug along, ignoring any facts that contradict their preferred narrative.As Voice of America –...

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