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    Putin, IS and military preparedness: Six essential reads
    Sep09

    Putin, IS and military preparedness: Six essential reads

    Editor’s note: The following is a collection of archival stories related to military preparedness, combating IS and Russian President Vladimir Putin. This week, presidential candidates Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump took part in the “commander-in-chief forum” on NBC-TV. The candidates answered questions about national...

    The Top Ten Things Ukraine’s Parliament Needs to Do This Fall
    Sep09

    The Top Ten Things Ukraine’s Parliament Needs to Do This Fall

    Despite the ruling coalition’s fragility in parliament, civil society activists hope MPs will unite over crucial initiatives to ensure the passage of these ten changes: …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Russia uses threats to claim legitimacy through illegal elections in occupied Crimea
    Sep09

    Russia uses threats to claim legitimacy through illegal elections in occupied Crimea

    Crimean Tatar Mejlis leader Refat Chubarov has addressed all Crimeans calling on them to boycott the Russian parliamentary elections which Russia is insisting on holding in annexed Crimea. His appeal coincides with a Ukrainian parliamentary resolution asking the international community to join Ukraine in not recognizing the elections in Crimea....

    Massive Russian Troop Deployments and Exercises Held Close to Ukraine
    Sep09

    Massive Russian Troop Deployments and Exercises Held Close to Ukraine

    The Russian Armed Forces have begun their pre-announced strategic military exercise “Kavkaz 2016” in Crimea, the North Caucasus, and the Black and Caspian Seas. Reportedly, the exercise, held on September 5–10, “will test the battle-readiness of troops, new weapons, as well as command-and control equipment.” The officially announced number of...

    Friday essay: Svetlana Alexeviech didn’t make it to the Royal Commission
    Sep08

    Friday essay: Svetlana Alexeviech didn’t make it to the Royal Commission

    A doll lies in the ghost town of Pripyat, abandoned since the nearby Chernobyl power plant suffered a catastrophic meltdown in 1986. Henrik Ismarker/Flickr, CC BY-NC-SAThis is an edited version of a public lecture given at Melbourne University this week. Just the other day I was sitting in my office here on campus waiting to chair some event I...

    European Security ‘impossible’ Without a Democratic Belarus
    Sep08

    European Security ‘impossible’ Without a Democratic Belarus

    Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko has been in power since 1994, the often-called ‘last dictator in Europe’ has rightfully earned his name by jailing and killing journalists and opposition leaders since the late 1990’s. Given Lukashenko’s role in the Minsk ceasefire agreements, he might be trying to get a clean slate with...

    Are We Near the End of NATO?
    Sep08

    Are We Near the End of NATO?

    (Photo: Drop of Light / Shutterstock.com) If the number of eager applicants on a waiting list determines the strength of a club, then the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is in fine fettle. At its most recent gathering in July, NATO welcomed its 29th member — Montenegro — which means that the alliance now outnumbers the European Union....

    The Future of Eastern Partnership – will it succeed or will it fail?
    Sep08

    The Future of Eastern Partnership – will it succeed or will it fail?

    Author – Sevak Aslanyan, Master’s Student at Jagiellonian University eeas.europa.eu European Union’s (EU) Eastern Partnership Project (EaP) has registered very controversial results after the six years of its kick-off. In some countries it succeeded to implement the desired reforms and brought to the conclusion of the Association...

    The Trumpillary War Machine Is Bad News
    Sep08

    The Trumpillary War Machine Is Bad News

    I was fortunate enough to view a screening of the new Snowden movie Wednesday evening with some of the whistleblowers who have cameos in it and with its director Oliver Stone. I’m not allowed to review it until Saturday night, but it is a truly great movie and has the potential to be the most widely seen, heard, or read thing of any...

    Leading Russian Polling Agency Listed as ‘Foreign Agent’
    Sep08

    Leading Russian Polling Agency Listed as ‘Foreign Agent’

    Move comes days after Levada Center reported falling support for ruling party and less than two weeks before nationwide elections. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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