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    Russian prison staff on trial after 16-year-old Ukrainian tortured to death
    Dec20

    Russian prison staff on trial after 16-year-old Ukrainian tortured to death

    Vitaly Pop was just 16 when he died of horrific injuries inflicted by Russian prison staff following his arrival in a ‘corrective prison’ for young offenders. He was probably picked out for ‘special treatment’ because of his Ukrainian accent, and his torturers used nationality-linked words of abuse while beating him …read more...

    Strasbourg to rule on Russia’s 2nd deportation of Crimea Tatar leader Mustafa Dzhemiliev
    Dec20

    Strasbourg to rule on Russia’s 2nd deportation of Crimea Tatar leader Mustafa Dzhemiliev

    Russia’s Supreme Court has upheld the 5-year ban imposed shortly after Russia invaded Crimea preventing Mustafa Dzhemiliev from entering his homeland …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Alleged Czech Discomfort
    Dec19

    Alleged Czech Discomfort

    Visegrad Insight in partnership with Eastern Europe Network of Fellows of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation is pleased to present articles by Jörg Winterbauer, Zsuzsanna Végh and Vít Dostál created on the occasion of ‘Germany and the Visegrad States: Potentials and Challenges of Cooperation’ conference in Warsaw, 25-27 November 2016. When the...

    Fugitive Ukrainian Lawmaker Hits Back, Accusing Poroshenko Of War Profiteering
    Dec19

    Fugitive Ukrainian Lawmaker Hits Back, Accusing Poroshenko Of War Profiteering

    Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. Czech Republic. …read more Source: World Affairs...

    The Bad Losers and What They Fear Losing
    Dec19

    The Bad Losers and What They Fear Losing

    If the 2016 presidential campaign was a national disgrace, the reaction of the losers is an even more disgraceful spectacle. It seems that the political machine backing Hillary Clinton can’t stand losing an election. And why is that? Because they are determined to impose “exceptional” America’s hegemony on the entire world, using...

    Middle East: admitting the obvious
    Dec19

    Middle East: admitting the obvious

    Russia / World The Islamic State’s “liberation” of Palmyra from Bashar al-Assad’s army divisions on December 11 has demonstrated once again that Damascus and Moscow’s coalition has no clear advantage in Syria. Apparently, it would be equally correct to state that the Baghdad–Washington coalition in Iraq has no clear advantage...

    Forecasting Russia in 2017
    Dec19

    Forecasting Russia in 2017

    Originally produced on Dec. 14, 2016 for Mauldin Economics, LLC George Friedman and Jacob L. Shapiro One of the biggest challenges in writing forecasts is clearly communicating our predications for the coming year. There is a certain level of background and analysis that goes into forecasting geopolitics, but often, that background and analysis...

    Kleptocracy Daily: December 19, 2016
    Dec19

    Kleptocracy Daily: December 19, 2016

    News Rex Tillerson, Donald Trump’s pick for Secretary of State, was director of a Bahamas-based U.S.-Russian oil firm. (Guardian) Trump aides pushed back against suggestions of Russian interference in the U.S. elections. (PBS) The Financial Stability Board, which makes recommendations to the G20, called for stronger anti-money laundering...

    December 19th, 2016
    Dec19

    December 19th, 2016

    CHINA Facing a Transition of Power, China’s Xi Jinping is More Desperate Than Ever to Control Young Minds Echo Huang, QUARTZ Facing a transition of power, the most influential Communist Party leader in recent history is showing signs he’s reluctant to let go of the reigns, working furiously to consolidate power ahead of the 19th Party...

    Ukraine Takes Over Oligarch-Owned Bank
    Dec19

    Ukraine Takes Over Oligarch-Owned Bank

    Government says the move will help shore up the shaky banking sector. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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