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    Russian prosecutor demands 17 years for Crimean Tatar political prisoner Ruslan Zeytullaev
    Apr22

    Russian prosecutor demands 17 years for Crimean Tatar political prisoner Ruslan Zeytullaev

    Looking gaunt and frail after 18 days without food, Ruslan Zeytullaev spoke from court on Friday, thanking all those Crimean Tatars and other Ukrainians who have expressed their support, but refusing to end his hunger strike until the verdict is handed down …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Ukraine’s Defence Sector: Key Reforms Since the Euromaidan
    Apr21

    Ukraine’s Defence Sector: Key Reforms Since the Euromaidan

    Invitation Only Research Event 3 May 2017 – 11:00 to 12:30Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London …read more Source: Chatham...

    The Spy State Unleashed
    Apr21

    The Spy State Unleashed

    After hearing about an alleged Russian plot to throw the election to Donald Trump for eight months, amid leaks by “former government and intelligence officials,” this media narrative being pushed relentlessly by Rachel Maddow and the fake journalists over at CNN has come to naught. I’ve pinned a tweet to the top of my Twitter profile...

    Banking On Secrecy
    Apr21

    Banking On Secrecy

    ​Image: HypnoArt | CC0 1.0 KleptoCast 14: Casey Michel talks to Aaron Klein of the Brookings Institution about challenges to the United States’ outdated anti-money laundering regime. http://kleptocracyinitiative.org/inc/uploads/2017/04/14.-Know-Your-Customer-Aaron-Klein.mp3By Casey Michel For those following the world of offshore...

    A Divisive Anniversary
    Apr21

    A Divisive Anniversary

    Why Putin is shy about celebrating the centenary of the Russian revolution. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Kleptocracy Daily: April 21, 2017
    Apr21

    Kleptocracy Daily: April 21, 2017

    KI’s Executive Director Charles Davidson will be a panelist at a Hudson Institute event to discuss challenges and opportunities for U.S.-EU cooperation 4/25. Sign up or watch live. News Trump’s inaugural committee took $1 million from a Russian-American whose money the GOP rejected; The committee also took $1 million from Access...

    Floating Nuke Plant Nears Completion in St. Petersburg
    Apr21

    Floating Nuke Plant Nears Completion in St. Petersburg

    Ecologists say the city needs an emergency plan, just in case. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Chechen Leader Denies Reports of Gay Pogrom
    Apr21

    Chechen Leader Denies Reports of Gay Pogrom

    Novaya Gazeta newspaper fears retribution from local Muslims infuriated over attack on their honor and faith. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Donbas Trade Blockade Poses a Challenge to Ukrainian Authorities
    Apr21

    Donbas Trade Blockade Poses a Challenge to Ukrainian Authorities

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s ad-hoc decision to authorise the trade blockade of Russia-occupied parts of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions was taken to diminish the risk of political instability in the country. However, the blockade will not solve the problem of the lack of a coherent state policy towards that area and poses a...

    Russia reinstates darkest Soviet days by banning the Jehovah’s Witnesses
    Apr21

    Russia reinstates darkest Soviet days by banning the Jehovah’s Witnesses

    Russia’s Supreme Court has ignored the country’s Constitution and the decades of religious persecution under Soviet rule and banned the Jehovah’s Witnesses, labelling them ‘extremist’. It has thus placed over 170 thousand believers in the Russian Federation in danger of criminal prosecution for their faith. …read...

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