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    January 17th, 2017
    Jan17

    January 17th, 2017

    CHINA China’s Xi Defends Globalization at Opening of Davos TalksDEUTSCHE WELLE Communist Party Leader Xi Jinping opened his speech to political leaders, CEOs, and bankers at the World Economic Forum by admitting that many people are concerned about what has gone wrong with the world in recent years. But he said it was wrong to blame...

    Kyiv, Moscow Carry Row to London Courtroom
    Jan17

    Kyiv, Moscow Carry Row to London Courtroom

    The two sides will face off at the first hearing in a dispute over $3 billion in unpaid debt. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    The Difficult but Necessary Task of Supporting Democrats in Russia
    Jan17

    The Difficult but Necessary Task of Supporting Democrats in Russia

    Photo credit: Bogomolov.PL Events in Russia in 2016 suggested that there is no prospect of political change in the country for the foreseeable future, and especially not in the run-up to the next presidential election in 2018. The regime appears to be more secure than ever and President Vladimir Putin dominates political life. United Russia and...

    Trump is not the America
    Jan17

    Trump is not the America

    Russia / World While following the ongoing worldwide reaction to the “Russian influence” on the American elections, I recall a friend from my student years. He always preferred not to walk the couple of hundred metres from the University metro station to the second humanities faculty department building, and would wait for a bus or trolleybus –...

    Trumpus Andronicus? What the Byzantine Empire can tell us about the rise of populist leaders
    Jan17

    Trumpus Andronicus? What the Byzantine Empire can tell us about the rise of populist leaders

    Carlos Barria/ReutersThe approaching Donald Trump presidency has taken quite a battering from historians. Comparisons have abounded with the 20th century’s greatest villains, including Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini, even if some have questioned how useful such parallels are. But there is an era that lends itself rather closer to...

    Poroshenko says Ukrainians at risk of losing faith in EU path
    Jan17

    Poroshenko says Ukrainians at risk of losing faith in EU path

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said yesterday (16 January) Ukrainians risked becoming disillusioned with Ukraine’s pro-European path if there are further delays to plans to cement its closer integration with the European Union. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian rights groups unite to fight torture amid dangerous escalation in Donbas
    Jan17

    Ukrainian rights groups unite to fight torture amid dangerous escalation in Donbas

    While the use of torture by the police in areas not directly affected by the military conflict appears to have decreased, the scale of abuse and major rights violations in Russian-occupied Crimea and in the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts has increased alarmingly since the military conflict began in 2014 …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights...

    Ukraine Files Action against Russia in International Court of Justice
    Jan17

    Ukraine Files Action against Russia in International Court of Justice

    Ukraine alleges that the Russian Federation is violating the Terrorism Financing Convention by supplying weapons and other forms of assistance to illegal armed groups operating on Ukrainian territory …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Russian teacher jailed for repost alerting of child abuse, punished for trying to keep warm
    Jan17

    Russian teacher jailed for repost alerting of child abuse, punished for trying to keep warm

    Yevhenia Chudnovets’ reposted 3-second video of a naked child being tormented resulted in the police intervening and the eventual imprisonment of two camp officials – and of Chudnovets. She was charged with ‘circulating child pornography’ for reposting the video which she says she did to draw attention to the abuse. …read more...

    Here is why the Kremlin’s big bet on Trump might be risky
    Jan16

    Here is why the Kremlin’s big bet on Trump might be risky

    Here is why the Kremlin’s big bet on Trump might be riskyWith the upcoming inauguration of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, the Kremlin is increasingly hopeful of creating a better relationship with the West. But is it really the case?With the upcoming inauguration of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, the Kremlin is increasingly hopeful...

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