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    Escalation in Syria means EU less likely to soften stance on Russia
    Oct11

    Escalation in Syria means EU less likely to soften stance on Russia

    Outraged by Russia’s intensified air strikes on rebels in Syria, the European Union is now less likely to ease sanctions on Moscow over Ukraine, diplomats say, and some in the bloc are raising the prospect of more punitive steps against the Kremlin. …read more Source:...

    EU Officials See No End to Sanctions Against Russia Over Ukraine
    Oct11

    EU Officials See No End to Sanctions Against Russia Over Ukraine

    October 11, 2016 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Alleged Russia-Orchestrated Cyberattacks Won’t Go Away
    Oct11

    Alleged Russia-Orchestrated Cyberattacks Won’t Go Away

    As the U.S. presidential election hits high gear, the candidates and U.S. government won’t let the infiltrations earlier this year fade away. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    The Other Victims of the War in Ukraine
    Oct11

    The Other Victims of the War in Ukraine

    Ukraine has long been a country associated with human trafficking and the sexual exploitation of women, but recent reports of human trafficking as a consequence of the war in eastern Ukraine have brought a new urgency to this ongoing crisis. News articles tell chilling stories about slave labor camps, children’s brothels, drug couriers,...

    An EU HQ? Let Them At It
    Oct11

    An EU HQ? Let Them At It

    The debate about the EU military headquarters is not as vacuous as some of its British critics claim, although it has undoubtedly been given a new lease of life by the Brexit vote. Still, the UK would be well-advised to drop its vociferous opposition to the scheme, even if it continues to entertain doubts about its viability. During her recent...

    “The Future of Europe”: join the CASE 25th Anniversary Conference
    Oct11

    “The Future of Europe”: join the CASE 25th Anniversary Conference

    Language English We are happy to announce that registration for the CASE 25th Anniversary Conference “The Future of Europe – Central and Eastern Europe in a Comparative Perspective” is now open.The Conference will take place on November 17-18 at the Radisson Blu Centrum Hotel, Warsaw (ul. Grzybowska 25 A). Conference speakers include Anders...

    Georgian Parliamentary Election Results and Aftermath
    Oct11

    Georgian Parliamentary Election Results and Aftermath

    [Editor's Note: This blog entry follows up on the author's E-Note “Of Georgian Personalities and Politics: European Dreams, National Elections, and Future Days” that appeared on October 7, 2016.] Bidzina Ivanishvili’s Georgian Dream (GD) electoral bloc appears to have won a 49% plurality in the October 8 parliamentary elections. There will...

    Africa remains a target as Global South ‘land rush’ moves to production
    Oct11

    Africa remains a target as Global South ‘land rush’ moves to production

    In 2007, a spike in commodity prices triggered a sudden increase in demand for agricultural land across the world. It was believed that commercial investors in the Global North speculated on a rise in land and commodity prices. And governments aimed to ensure food security without dependence on the volatile world commodity market by buying up...

    Putin in Berlin – and Paris? – on 19 October for Ukraine talks
    Oct11

    Putin in Berlin – and Paris? – on 19 October for Ukraine talks

    Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Berlin on 19 October for talks with some leaders of the European Union and Ukraine to discuss a solution to the Ukrainian crisis, a Kremlin aide told reporters yesterday (10 October). …read more Source:...

    Enough Sabre Rattling Already!
    Oct11

    Enough Sabre Rattling Already!

    Folks, this is starting to sound pretty ominous. The Washington War Party is coming unhinged and appears to be leaving no stone unturned when it comes to provoking Putin’s Russia and numerous others. The recent collapse of cooperation in Syria—-based on the false claim that Assad and his Russian allies are waging genocide in...

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