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    A Weakening State in Azerbaijan
    May19

    A Weakening State in Azerbaijan

    By Antonia Colibasanu Located on the western edge of the Caspian Sea, with Russia to its north and Iran to its south, Azerbaijan is a geopolitically strategic country. It is also a country facing serious economic problems, and if these problems trigger instability and weaken the government’s control, Azerbaijan will become vulnerable to...

    Changing the Rules of the Game in Moldova

    In Moldova, changes to the electoral system are afoot – but the motivations seem far from democratic. From openDemocracy. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Russia detains Crimean Tatars for honouring the victims of the Deportation
    May19

    Russia detains Crimean Tatars for honouring the victims of the Deportation

    Russian police and FSB have thus far marked the 73rd anniversary of the Deportation of the Crimean Tatar People with detentions and harassment of people, many elderly, gathered in prayer …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Attempt to Kill Ukraine’s Anti-Corruption Agency Deferred
    May19

    Attempt to Kill Ukraine’s Anti-Corruption Agency Deferred

    A parliamentary bill that could have killed crucial investigative work by Ukraine’s National Anti-Corruption Bureau has been sent for reworking a day before a scheduled second reading. The danger to Ukraine’s efforts to fight corruption has been deferred, but not eradicated …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    The Toothlessness of the United Nations
    May19

    The Toothlessness of the United Nations

    Transatlantic TakeDonald Trump’s 11-day trip abroad, beginning in Saudi Arabia, will be his first international trip as president. The trip will set the tone for U.S. diplomatic relations throughout the president’s time in office. Yemen or Ukraine, Syria and Iraq or Southern Sudan, there is no lack of the use of arms of the cruelest...

    Slain Crimean Tatar Symbol of Struggle against Russian Invasion Declared Hero of Ukraine
    May19

    Slain Crimean Tatar Symbol of Struggle against Russian Invasion Declared Hero of Ukraine

    Reshat Ametov wanted his three children to grow up in a free Ukraine. When others were too fearful to join him in a peaceful demonstration against Russia’s invasion of Crimea, the 39-year-old Crimean Tatar came out in solitary protest. He was abducted by armed paramilitaries from outside the Crimean parliament and savagely tortured to...

    Remembering Sürgünlik: Supporting Crimean Tatars in a Dark Time
    May18

    Remembering Sürgünlik: Supporting Crimean Tatars in a Dark Time

    Remembering Sürgünlik: Supporting Crimean Tatars in a Dark Time Gina S. LentineMay 18, 2017Today marks the 73rd anniversary of Joseph Stalin’s deportation of the Crimean Tatars from their homeland, Crimea. …read more Source: Freedom...

    New Strategic Landscape
    May18

    New Strategic Landscape

    Written by Elena Lazarou. Marietje Schaake (ALDE, The Netherlands) On 11 May 2017, EPRS organised a public event on the EU’s external dimension, and more specifically on what the EU’s strategic priorities should be in a changing strategic landscape. The event is the second in a series of roundtables aiming to assist preparatory work...

    Public Sharply Divided Over Ukraine’s Ban On Russian Social Networks
    May18

    Public Sharply Divided Over Ukraine’s Ban On Russian Social Networks

    May 18, 2017 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    All roads to sustainable energy lead to the sun
    May18

    All roads to sustainable energy lead to the sun

    ShutterstockHumans consume 221 tonnes of coal, 1,066 barrels of oil, and 93,000 metric cubes of natural gas per second. These materials were wonderful for the industrial revolution that started in Britain in the 18th century and made use of “new energy” sources such as coal and petroleum. At the start of the 21st century, however, it’s time...

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