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    Russian Nuclear Weapons Policy Increasingly Resembles That of North Korea
    Sep15

    Russian Nuclear Weapons Policy Increasingly Resembles That of North Korea

    Moscow reacted harshly to North Korea’s most recent nuclear test. “Such explicit disregard for the norms of international law and the opinion of the international community merits the strongest possible condemnation,” the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs declared in a statement (Mid.ru, September 9). The irony, however, is that the...

    Russia openly collaborates with Donbas militants on ‘teenage saboteur’ arrests
    Sep15

    Russia openly collaborates with Donbas militants on ‘teenage saboteur’ arrests

    Two days after Kremlin-backed militants in Donbas released disturbing video footage of 7 young lads allegedly ‘arrested’ for acts of SBU-orchestrated sabotage, Russia’s Investigative Committee has become involved, but not, as you might have hoped, by calling on the Moscow-controlled militants to stop tormenting kids as young as 15...

    Police Reform
    Sep15

    Police Reform

    Press conference on the results so far, plans and problems encountered …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Important victory for religious freedom (and common sense) in Ukraine
    Sep15

    Important victory for religious freedom (and common sense) in Ukraine

    Ukraine’s Constitutional Court has declared unconstitutional the demand that permission be received from the local authorities for holding public religious events. The requirement was discriminatory and illogical since Ukraine’s Constitution requires only that people notify of plans to hold a peaceful gathering …read more...

    Information war monitor for Central Europe: August 2016
    Sep14

    Information war monitor for Central Europe: August 2016

    By Lóránt Győri, Péter Krekó, Jakub Janda, Veronika Víchová, Daniel Milo, Katarína Klingová. Photo: Flickr|greenzowie, licensed by CC BY-NC-ND 2.0GLOBSEC Policy Institute’s bi-weekly overview of conventional and social media discourse in the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia monitors propaganda and disinformation attempts, as well as...

    What does the Bratislava Summit have to say about Russia?
    Sep14

    What does the Bratislava Summit have to say about Russia?

    By Alena Kudzko. Photo: Flickr|Larry Koester, licensed by CC-BY-2.0Nothing and a lot.There will be no grand joint statement on relations with Russia when 27 leaders convene in Bratislava on Friday.And that’s not only because it’s an “informal” summit. The Summit is expected to focus on areas that the 28-1 leaders can agree on....

    The IWP presented the survey on the priorities of Ukraine’s foreign policy
    Sep14

    The IWP presented the survey on the priorities of Ukraine’s foreign policy

    On September 14th, the Institute of World Policy presented the results of the sociological survey “What should be Ukraine’s foreign policy?” …read more Source: Institute of World...

    Culture Under Threat: Odesa Philharmonic Orchestra as Case Study
    Sep14

    Culture Under Threat: Odesa Philharmonic Orchestra as Case Study

    In the last two years, it has become routine to acknowledge that the Maidan revolution unleashed torrents of creative energy in Ukraine. Myriad articles have been written about the ferment of cultural activity taking place across every discipline. Yet classic cultural institutions and performing arts groups continue to face many of the same...

    Belarus Elections: Invisible, But Not Trivial
    Sep14

    Belarus Elections: Invisible, But Not Trivial

    Photo by Serge Serebro In what may well qualify as their country’s most invisible election ever, Belarusians went to vote for a new parliament last Sunday (11 September). Only once the polls closed did the ballot draw broader attention: for the first time in over a decade a pair of opposition-minded candidates made it into the House of...

    Russian Hackers Release Medical Records of Top U.S. Athletes
    Sep14

    Russian Hackers Release Medical Records of Top U.S. Athletes

    Revelations about Simone Biles and Williams sisters clearly meant as payback for the doping ban that prevented dozens of Russian athletes from competing in Rio. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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