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    Czech President, Premier Clash Over Novichok
    May07

    Czech President, Premier Clash Over Novichok

    Powerful nerve agent produced in a Czech lab not the same as that used in Skripal poisoning, Czech officials say. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Russian Officers and Militants Identified as Perpetrators of the January 2015 Mariupol Artillery Strike
    May07

    Russian Officers and Militants Identified as Perpetrators of the January 2015 Mariupol Artillery Strike

    The Bellingcat Investigation Team has determined conclusively that the artillery attack on targets in the Ukrainian town of Mariupol on 24 January 2015, which resulted at least 30 civilian deaths and over 100 injuries, came from Russia-controlled territory. Bellingcat has also determined that the shelling operation was instructed, directed and...

    Would the Tribeca Film Festival also award a film starring Islamic State terrorists?
    May07

    Would the Tribeca Film Festival also award a film starring Islamic State terrorists?

    If not, then it should withdraw the top prize awarded to a film starring Russian writer / fighter Zakhar Prylepin who is taking part in Russia’s undeclared war against Ukraine in Donbas. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Crimean savagely beaten for pro-Ukraine views gets 2-year prison sentence for ‘extremism’
    May07

    Crimean savagely beaten for pro-Ukraine views gets 2-year prison sentence for ‘extremism’

    Ihor Movenko has been sentenced by a court in Russian-occupied Sevastopol to two years in a minimum security prison for a comment on the VKontakte social network. The comments were only ‘noticed’ and a criminal prosecution launched after Movenko demanded an investigation into the brutal and unprovoked attack by a police officer that had...

    Don’t Celebrate Karl Marx. His Communism has a Death Count in the Millions.
    May06

    Don’t Celebrate Karl Marx. His Communism has a Death Count in the Millions.

    Saturday marked 200 years since the birth of Karl Marx, and tributes are arising out around the globe. In a New York Times tribute headlined, “Happy Birthday, Karl Marx. You Were Right!” philosophy professor Jason Barker declared that “educated liberal opinion is today more or less unanimous in its agreement (with) Marx’s basic thesis” on...

    Touch forms the foundation of the powerful human-horse relationship
    May05

    Touch forms the foundation of the powerful human-horse relationship

    The unique bond between humans and horses is explored in the film ‘Lean on Pete.’ A24 FilmsTwo recent films, “Lean on Pete” and “The Rider,” explore the transformative quality of human-horse relationships. Both films center on young men: One deals with the trauma of poverty and loneliness, the other struggles to rebuild his life after...

    Watch List Findings: May 5, 2018
    May05

    Watch List Findings: May 5, 2018

    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 list 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...

    Commissioner Johannes Hahn on the Prospects of EU Integration
    May04

    Commissioner Johannes Hahn on the Prospects of EU Integration

    On April 20 the German Marshall Fund in Washington hosted Johannes Hahn, EU Commissioner for EU Enlargements Negotiations and EU Neighbourhood, for a discussion focused on the EU’s relations with its neighbors in the Western Balkans, Turkey, Ukraine, Eastern Europe, and the Caucasus and on the process of reforms and the prospects of greater...

    A Bridge to Moscow? Bulgarian Policy in the Standoff Between Russia and the West
    May04

    A Bridge to Moscow? Bulgarian Policy in the Standoff Between Russia and the West

    Holding the rotating presidency of the Council of the EU for the first half of 2018, Bulgaria hopes to further its role as a diplomatic conduit between Russia and the West. But is this small country, heavily reliant on both parties, capable of mending strained relations?Download the article (PDF)Bulgaria is marketing itself internationally as a...

    How Western Condemnation Lets Russia Off the Hook
    May04

    How Western Condemnation Lets Russia Off the Hook

    International criticism is shaping the strategic direction of Putin’s fourth term. From The Conversation. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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