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    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...

    Reinvigorating Civil–Military Relationships in Building National Resilience
    Sep29

    Reinvigorating Civil–Military Relationships in Building National Resilience

    Building resilience calls for new types of civil–military partnerships.Russia’s application of a sophisticated hybrid strategy and the rise of Daesh (also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, ISIS) have been drivers for change in the complex security environment of the twenty-first century. While the significance of these threats...

    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...

    Neighbours Irate Over Ukrainian Language Law
    Sep29

    Neighbours Irate Over Ukrainian Language Law

    While Russian would be most affected, the proposal to restrict teaching in foreign languages could hit many minorities. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Ukraine: a blow against the national minorities’ school system
    Sep29

    Ukraine: a blow against the national minorities’ school system

    On 25 September, President Petro Poroshenko signed an Education Act, which had been adopted by the Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian parliament) on 5 September. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

    Russia brazenly flouts UN Hague Court and jails Crimean Tatar leader Ilmi Umerov
    Sep29

    Russia brazenly flouts UN Hague Court and jails Crimean Tatar leader Ilmi Umerov

    In a shock move on September 27, a Russian-controlled ‘court’ in Crimea sentenced 60-year-old Ilmi Umerov, who has multiple serious illnesses, to two years’ imprisonment. Given the suspended sentence of journalist Mykola Semena on analogous charges just one week ago, the conclusion seems clear that the harsher sentence in this case is...

    September 26th, 2017
    Sep29

    September 26th, 2017

    CHINA China Blocks WhatsApp Messages The Daily Telegraph Chinese authorities appear to have severely disrupted the WhatsApp messaging app in the latest step to tighten censorship as they prepare for a major Communist Party congress next month. Users in China have reported widespread disruptions in recent days to the Facebook-owned service, which...

    A U.N. Peacekeeping Operation Is the Only Way Forward In Ukraine
    Sep29

    A U.N. Peacekeeping Operation Is the Only Way Forward In Ukraine

    A complete cessation of violence in southeastern Ukraine, the essential first condition of Minsk implementation, requires nothing less than a full-scale peacekeeping operation authorized by the U.N. Security Council. | Русский …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

    September 25th, 2017
    Sep29

    September 25th, 2017

    CHINA China Fines Social-Media Giants for Hosting Banned Content Josh Chin, The Wall Street Journal Chinese internet regulators said they have hit operators of three of the country’s biggest social-media platforms with the maximum fine allowable under a new cybersecurity law for hosting fake news, pornography and other forms of banned...

    September 21st, 2017

    CHINA China’s “Fallen” Officials Leave Gaps, Silenced Voices in Communist Party Ranks RFA As the ruling Chinese Communist Party gears up for a crucial, five-yearly congress next month, President Xi Jinping is taking far-reaching steps to ensure that no critical voices are raised against him, analysts said. A popular chat show on the Hong...

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