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    Kleptocracy Daily: May 12, 2017
    May12

    Kleptocracy Daily: May 12, 2017

    The latest on KI’s website: Hungary’s descent into cronyism under Victor Orban. News Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown has been found guilty of siphoning hundreds of thousands of dollars from a charity that she and her chief of staff had passed off as a scholarship service for students. Federal agents have seized nearly a half-million...

    Launch of the EPC “Ukraine Forum”
    May12

    Launch of the EPC “Ukraine Forum”

    Recent developments in Ukraine and its relations with the EU …read more Source: European Policy...

    May 12th, 2017
    May12

    May 12th, 2017

    CHINA Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Rally Displaced by Pro-Beijing Event, Organizers Say Mike Ives, THE NEW YORK TIMES Organizers of a pro-democracy rally held annually in July on the anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover to China said that they had been denied permission to use a downtown park, a move that threatens to raise tensions ahead of an...

    Poroshenko: EU visa waiver completes Ukraine ‘divorce’ from Russia
    May12

    Poroshenko: EU visa waiver completes Ukraine ‘divorce’ from Russia

    In a statement on the occasion of the long-awaited EU visa waiver for Ukrainian citizens, Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko said today his country had now registered its “complete break up with the Russian Empire”. …read more Source:...

    The Cost of Fixing Russia’s Economy
    May12

    The Cost of Fixing Russia’s Economy

    By Xander Snyder Russia is facing an economic crisis, and the search for palatable solutions has come up empty. Low oil and natural gas prices have hamstrung the Russian economy, which depends on the sale of hydrocarbons. President Vladimir Putin knows the status quo must change, but he has put off a decision on the path forward as long as he...

    Trump Calls on Russia and Ukraine to Make Peace
    May12

    Trump Calls on Russia and Ukraine to Make Peace

    May 12, 2017 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Russia’s youngest Ukrainian prisoner faints in court after week on hunger strike
    May12

    Russia’s youngest Ukrainian prisoner faints in court after week on hunger strike

    19-year-old Artur Panov lost consciousness during a court hearing in Rostov on the Don on May 10, a week after he declared a dry hunger strike, demanding to be returned to Ukraine. He collapsed in the cage he and recognized political prisoner Maxim Smyshlayev were held in and an ambulance needed to be called …read more Source: Kharkiv Human...

    How Not to Become a War Criminal: A Guide for Russian Soldiers
    May12

    How Not to Become a War Criminal: A Guide for Russian Soldiers

    Few Russian citizens view the Kremlin’s invasion into Ukraine as unlawful. Not many Russian servicemen realize that when they are fighting there, they fight as unnamed, faceless soldiers who lack the protection of international pacts, including the Geneva Conventions. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    New executive order on cybersecurity highlights need for deterrence, protection of key industries
    May12

    New executive order on cybersecurity highlights need for deterrence, protection of key industries

    Locking down the federal government. NicoElNico via shutterstock.comPresident Trump’s new executive order on cybersecurity for federal computer networks and key elements of the country’s infrastructure – such as the electricity grid and core communications networks – builds meaningfully on the work of the Obama administration. It...

    Young Ukrainian sentenced for ‘propaganda of communism’ on Facebook
    May12

    Young Ukrainian sentenced for ‘propaganda of communism’ on Facebook

    A Ukrainian has received a suspended sentence under a highly controversial ‘decommunization’ law, slammed by the Council of Europe’s legal experts, for photos and other material with communist symbols posted on Facebook …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

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