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    Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict Moves from Frozen to Kinetic
    Aug16

    Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict Moves from Frozen to Kinetic

    The war in Ukraine stands as a pressing test of Western commitment and resolve towards European security. But another security threat is emerging, with a real risk of rapid escalation. This new threat, emanating from the Nagorno-Karabakh region, pits Armenia and the Armenian-populated Karabakh against Azerbaijan. Long regarded as one of several...

    The Challenge Ahead in Eastern Ukraine
    Aug16

    The Challenge Ahead in Eastern Ukraine

    Bloody fighting between government troops and pro-Kremlin separatists and Russian regulars has continued for three years in Ukraine’s east. Meanwhile, an equally fierce battle is being waged for the hearts and minds of civilians on the Ukrainian side, many of whose loyalties hover between Kyiv and Moscow. …read more Source: Kharkiv...

    Watch List: Aug. 15, 2017
    Aug16

    Watch List: Aug. 15, 2017

    The items listed below represent potential emerging issues that our analysts are tracking. These can be long term or short term, but will be updated daily. If an item on our Watch List becomes critical, we will email you a full analysis explaining its significance. Each Saturday, we will follow up our daily Watch List for each week with our...

    Tracing the sources of today’s Russian cyberthreat
    Aug16

    Tracing the sources of today’s Russian cyberthreat

    Who’s inside the hoodie? BeeBright/Shutterstock.comBeyond carrying all of our phone, text and internet communications, cyberspace is an active battleground, with cybercriminals, government agents and even military personnel probing weaknesses in corporate, national and even personal online defenses. Some of the most talented and dangerous...

    August 15th, 2017
    Aug16

    August 15th, 2017

    CHINA Hong Kong Police Arrest Activist Over Abduction ClaimBBC A democracy activist in Hong Kong who claimed he was abducted and tortured by mainland Chinese agents has been arrested by police. Authorities are accusing Howard Lam of providing misleading information. Mr. Lam claimed last week he was abducted because of his efforts to get in touch...

    Russia accuses Ukraine of Trying to Sabotage Crimean Electricity with a Handsaw
    Aug16

    Russia accuses Ukraine of Trying to Sabotage Crimean Electricity with a Handsaw

    The FSB have seized another Ukrainian in Russian-occupied Crimea and claimed that he was carrying out acts of sabotage for the SBU, Ukraine’s Security Service. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Iran and North Korea: Brothers in Nuclear Arms
    Aug16

    Iran and North Korea: Brothers in Nuclear Arms

    Editor’s note: On Aug. 14, nearly two months after the original publication of this Deep Dive, reports surfaced that North Korea received Soviet-era technology from a facility in Ukraine that expedited the construction of its intercontinental ballistic missiles. As we determine the veracity of the reports, we republish our own assessment of...

    Tracing the sources of today’s Russian cyberthreat
    Aug16

    Tracing the sources of today’s Russian cyberthreat

    Who’s inside the hoodie? BeeBright/Shutterstock.comBeyond carrying all of our phone, text and internet communications, cyberspace is an active battleground, with cybercriminals, government agents and even military personnel probing weaknesses in corporate, national and even personal online defenses. Some of the most talented and dangerous...

    Mass detention of Crimean Tatars for solidarity with jailed 76-year-old Server Karametov
    Aug15

    Mass detention of Crimean Tatars for solidarity with jailed 76-year-old Server Karametov

    At least eight people were detained in Russian-occupied Crimea on August 14 for holding peaceful single-person pickets, or for photographing the police detaining the picketers, with one person – 64-year-old Yarikul Davlatov – now facing charges of holding an ‘unauthorized meeting’, For many Crimean Tatars there was no...

    Russia’s youngest Ukrainian prisoner sentenced to 8 years, a political prisoner to 10 years for writing to him
    Aug15

    Russia’s youngest Ukrainian prisoner sentenced to 8 years, a political prisoner to 10 years for writing to him

    While 19-year-old Artur Panov does not deny at least some of the charges, he was just 16 when arrested and there are grounds for doubting the seriousness of the grandiose plans he appears to have discussed. 35-year-old Maxim Smyshlyaev, who received a 10-year sentence, has long been recognized as a political prisoner by the renowned Memorial...

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