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    Putin’s cyber play: What are all these Russian hackers up to?
    Sep30

    Putin’s cyber play: What are all these Russian hackers up to?

    Russia is pressing its national interests online. Flags and keyboard via shutterstock.comRussia has been implicated in many breaches of U.S. networks in recent months, most notably the Democratic National Committee and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee hacks, whose data were subsequently dumped to the whistleblowing site WikiLeaks....

    Russia’s Challenge to the European Security Order
    Sep30

    Russia’s Challenge to the European Security Order

    For Europe and the United States, the Ukraine crisis has made it clear that many of the assumptions governing European and Euroatlantic security for the past two-plus decades no longer apply.[1] The most significant casualty of the Ukraine conflict may be the belief that Russia would eventually accommodate itself to the European and Euroatlantic...

    Russia upholds Mejlis ban in a move to all-out war against Crimean Tatars
    Sep30

    Russia upholds Mejlis ban in a move to all-out war against Crimean Tatars

    Only a miracle remained, and it didn’t happen. Russia has formally banned the Mejlis, or self-governing body of the Crimean Tatars, the main indigenous people of Crimea which Russia invaded and annexed two and a half years ago. An escalation in repression seems inevitable, with a number of Mejlis leaders in immediate danger. …read...

    Friday essay: talking, writing and fighting like girls
    Sep29

    Friday essay: talking, writing and fighting like girls

    Raise your voice … a protester from the women’s rights group Femen protests in the Ukraine. Gleb Garanich/ReutersThe phrase “the personal is political” has been entwined with the feminist movement since the 1970s. The idea that every individual woman’s experience speaks to broader social and political structures that affect...

    The Bagaevsky lock on the Don River: another “bridge to nowhere”
    Sep29

    The Bagaevsky lock on the Don River: another “bridge to nowhere”

    Economy The Russian government incorporated the construction of the Bagaevsky hydroelectric complex on the Don River into the federal special-purpose program “Development of the Transport System in Russia” on August 16. The project is to be completed by 2020 and will cost 22 billion rubles according to forecasts. Planners envisage that the...

    Kleptocracy Daily: September 29, 2016
    Sep29

    Kleptocracy Daily: September 29, 2016

    The Mayor of London is launching a major inquiry into foreign property ownership in the UK capital. Three London-based traders are accused of stealing more than £76 million from their Russian bank employers. (Guardian, Daily Mail) China’s National People’s Congress has far bigger problems than its corrupt members. (Foreign...

    Ukraine Reform Push Would Pave Way to Support From New U.S. President: Pritzker
    Sep29

    Ukraine Reform Push Would Pave Way to Support From New U.S. President: Pritzker

    September 29, 2016 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Criminalization of Crimean Tatars Deepens Human Rights Crisis
    Sep29

    Criminalization of Crimean Tatars Deepens Human Rights Crisis

    Press ReleasesCriminalization of Crimean Tatars Deepens Human Rights Crisis September 29, 2016Russia’s Supreme Court upheld the banning of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis and designated it as an “extremist organization.” …read more Source: Freedom...

    Ukraine: new regulator of the energy sector
    Sep29

    Ukraine: new regulator of the energy sector

    The Ukrainian parliament adopted a law on the appointment of a new National Commission for the Regulation of the Energy Sector and Communal Services. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

    Israeli President Criticized for Repeating ‘Soviet Myth’ of Babi Yar at Ukraine’s …
    Sep29

    Israeli President Criticized for Repeating ‘Soviet Myth’ of Babi Yar at Ukraine’s …

    Ukraine’s involvement in the WWII massacre and how to honor all the victims remains a contentious topic. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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