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    Ukraine’s corrupt judges targeted in constitutional reforms
    Jun04

    Ukraine’s corrupt judges targeted in constitutional reforms

    Bribery in the court system is seen as a major obstacle to Ukraine’s broader reform effort under a $17.5 billion International Monetary Fund bailout program that political infighting has threatened to derail. The bill, which aims to curb political influence on the appointment of judges and limit their immunity in case of malpractice, was...

    Dozens in Russia imprisoned for social media likes
    Jun04

    Dozens in Russia imprisoned for social media likes

    At least 54 people were sent to prison for hate speech last year, most of them for sharing and posting things online, which is almost five times as many as five years ago. Many of the shares that led to the recent rash of convictions were of things critical of Russia’s involvement in Ukraine. It’s […] …read more Source: The...

    Putin humanly feel sorry for …
    Jun04

    Putin humanly feel sorry for …

    / From the Russian publicistic archive / So “macho”, or older “muchacho”? August 29, 2013 If you try to ignore the personal attitude to it as a policy, and look at the situation from the human, Putin is sincere sympathy. Yes, on the one hand, he is strong, ambitious politician who has achieved almost unlimited power in the country and dominate...

    Russia Steps Up Terror with Abduction of Crimean Tatar Activist Ervin Ibragimov
    Jun04

    Russia Steps Up Terror with Abduction of Crimean Tatar Activist Ervin Ibragimov

    It is 10 days since Crimean Tatar activist Ervin Ibragimov was abducted from near his home in Bakhchysarai and there are very grave fears for his safety. This is not the first forced disappearance since Russia invaded and annexed Crimea. It will also not be the last while there remains so little international reaction …read more Source:...

    How Important Would a Post-Sanctions Russia Be for EU Foreign Trade?
    Jun03

    How Important Would a Post-Sanctions Russia Be for EU Foreign Trade?

    The leaders of Russia, Germany, France, and Ukraine meet for a summit. By Kremlin.ru via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY 4.0. Over the last few months, several European politicians and business leaders have called for a partial or full lifting of the EU’s economic sanctions against Moscow. More often than not, these voices fail to specify the...

    Berlin and Paris need a strategy for Brexit
    Jun03

    Berlin and Paris need a strategy for Brexit

    This op-ed was originally published in International Business Times, Kathimerini, and Diario Economico. It will also be in Die Zeit, El Mundo, Rzeczpospolita, Le Monde, and Dienas Bizness. The European Union will need to have a credible strategy if UK citizens vote to leave on June 23. To avoid a gradual disintegration of the EU, political...

    For Russia, the price for a large-scale attack at Ukraine is now much higher than two years ago
    Jun03

    For Russia, the price for a large-scale attack at Ukraine is now much higher than two years ago

    Co-director of Foreign Relations and International Security Programmes of the Razumkov Centre Oleksiy Melnyk spoke to the website Hlavred about the likelihood of the threat of Russia’s new attack and the start of large-scale battles in Donbas. …read more Source: Razumkov...

    Greece to Russians: Come Back Again, and Again
    Jun03

    Greece to Russians: Come Back Again, and Again

    Russian visitors to Greece could soon be rewarded with a cash-free but extremely valuable prize. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    What a Brexit would mean for Europe’s television channels
    Jun03

    What a Brexit would mean for Europe’s television channels

    Time to change the channel? marcociannarel/www.shutterstock.comThe UK is an attractive base for broadcasting channels targeting other European countries. The domestic market is large, creative skills sets are high, and there is good availability of post-production facilities and satellite uplinks for broadcasters. Yet, without Europe’s...

    Ukraine’s corrupt judges targeted in constitutional reforms
    Jun03

    Ukraine’s corrupt judges targeted in constitutional reforms

    Ukraine’s parliament approved yesterday (2 June) judicial reforms that Western backers say are needed to fight corruption, in the first constitutional vote the ruling coalition has pushed through since an overhaul of the government in April. …read more Source:...

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