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    Queer rights have polarised the world – here’s what we can do about it
    Sep29

    Queer rights have polarised the world – here’s what we can do about it

    In much of the world, gay rights, and recognition of sexual and gender diversity, appear to be progressing. In Europe, the US, Latin America and Australasia, acceptance is growing of the idea that queer rights are human rights. Still, in large parts of the world, people face rape, murder and torture if they are perceived to be openly homosexual...

    Ukraine’s Next 25 Years
    Sep29

    Ukraine’s Next 25 Years

    Written by Alexander J. MotylSource: Foreign Affairs As Ukrainians celebrate the 25th anniversary of their independence this year, they would do well to remember that the next 25 years will be far more important—and difficult—than the last. Ukraine declared independence on August 24, 1991, in exceptionally favorable geopolitical circumstances:...

    International Criminal Probe Blames Missile From Russia For MH17 Tragedy
    Sep29

    International Criminal Probe Blames Missile From Russia For MH17 Tragedy

    The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) further determined that the missile system was brought into Ukraine from Russia shortly before the tragedy and then smuggled back to Russia shortly afterward. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Babyn Yar: “Did the sun really not pale at the sight of that horror? “
    Sep29

    Babyn Yar: “Did the sun really not pale at the sight of that horror? “

    It is 75 years since the Nazi massacre of almost 34 thousand Ukrainian Jews in Babyn Yar, and 25 years since the collapse of the Soviet Union and its lies about the Victims of Babyn Yar and about the Holocaust …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Georgian Parties Fail to Link Domestic Prosperity With a Consistent Foreign Policy
    Sep29

    Georgian Parties Fail to Link Domestic Prosperity With a Consistent Foreign Policy

    Days after Russia completed its annual military exercise Kavkaz 2016, centered on the southern part of the country and the Black Sea area and reportedly involving 120,000 service personnel (see EDM, September 15), Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili delivered a pre-election speech at the United Nations General Assembly (Civil Georgia,...

    Russia can’t wait a day with new repression against Umerov & other Crimean Tatars
    Sep29

    Russia can’t wait a day with new repression against Umerov & other Crimean Tatars

    Ilmi Umerov, Deputy Head of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis and recent victim of punitive psychiatry has again been brought before a court in Russian-occupied Crimea, effectively confirming in advance fears that repressive measures will escalate once the Supreme Court rubberstamps Russia’s ban on the Mejlis, or Crimean Tatar self-governing body...

    Putin’s Balkan Insecurities
    Sep28

    Putin’s Balkan Insecurities

    Two and a half years after the Russian invasion of Ukraine, too many public figures in the United States and Europe still seem unable to decipher Russia’s motives. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov recently told a Bosnian newspaper that NATO’s readiness to extend membership to Montenegro and welcome Bosnia and Macedonia was not...

    The downside of opening the floodgates of anti-Saudi lawsuits
    Sep28

    The downside of opening the floodgates of anti-Saudi lawsuits

    Over the last seven plus years of the Obama presidency, Congress has done little to constrain a leader who arrogated to himself more executive authority than any president in recent memory. Obamacare? Check. Iran deal? Check. Iraqi troop withdrawal? Check. Annexation of Crimea? Nada. North Korea nuclear tests? Nada. Spread of ISIS and al Qaeda?...

    Belarus: Unreal elections and their very real effects
    Sep28

    Belarus: Unreal elections and their very real effects

    Photo By: President of Russia Elections in Belarus do not typically leave much room for surprise. In the fully-fledged autocracy that the country has become since the 1994 ascent to power of Alexander Lukashenka, no ballot has been left to chance. Instead, votes have followed an ever-more refined script that is aimed exclusively at affirming the...

    Kleptocracy Daily: September 28, 2016
    Sep28

    Kleptocracy Daily: September 28, 2016

    International prosecutors found that flight MH17 was shot down by a Russian Buk missile fired from occupied territory in eastern Ukraine, resulting in the deaths of 298 people. The Kremlin says the findings are politically motivated, accusing the Ukrainian government instead. (BBC, Reuters) The U.S. needs a new approach to confront the emerging...

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