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    Rafis Kashapov spends 2nd birthday in prison for criticizing Russian annexation of Crimea

    Veteran Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Dzhemiliev is surely speaking for all Ukrainians in addressing birthday greetings to Russian Tatar activist Rafis Kashapov and his twin brother Nafis on their 58th birthday. For all, in fact, appalled by the monstrous sentence passed on Rafis Kashapov for social network posts criticizing Russia’s...

    Lessons for the post-EU British film industry from the collapse of the Soviet Union
    Jul03

    Lessons for the post-EU British film industry from the collapse of the Soviet Union

    Can the fall of the Soviet Union give us insight into the possible ramifications of the Brexit vote? Chris DorneyAlmost a week on from Brexit we have begun to see the ramifications of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, both financially and politically. Very little attention has been paid, however, to the effect this vote has had on...

    Gorbulin: Russia is really preparing for war.
    Jul03

    Gorbulin: Russia is really preparing for war.

    07/02/2016 According to Vladimir Gorbulina “big war”, to which more and more insistently, and which is prepared to provoke Russia, may well become a reality. This was director of the National Institute for Strategic Studies, National Academy of Sciences, wrote in an article for the Mirror of the Week. “The current brief, apparently, a period –...

    Snapback, FATF-style: Counter-measure Suspension Unlikely to Address Core Banking Issues
    Jul02

    Snapback, FATF-style: Counter-measure Suspension Unlikely to Address Core Banking Issues

    The Financial Action Task Force, the inter-governmental standards authority on legal, regulatory and operational measures for combating money laundering and terrorist financing, agreed recently to suspend financial crime counter-measures against Iran for 12 months. Though well-intended, it reflects muddled thinking. Since the signing of the Joint...

    European security and the NATO summit [What Think Tanks are thinking]
    Jul01

    European security and the NATO summit [What Think Tanks are thinking]

    Written by Marcin Grajewski, © mrallen / Fotolia Challenges to security in Europe will take centre stage at the NATO summit in Warsaw on 8-9 July when its heads of state and government will discuss issues ranging from Russia’s conflict with Ukraine and its growing military assertiveness to turmoil across the Middle East and North Africa,...

    Night Wolves Visit to Bulgaria Sparks Tensions, Clashes
    Jul01

    Night Wolves Visit to Bulgaria Sparks Tensions, Clashes

    The arrival of the notorious pro-Kremlin bikers club triggers fights between supporters and critics of Russian President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Slovak Eustream, Gazprom agree to cooperate on Nord Stream-2
    Jul01

    Slovak Eustream, Gazprom agree to cooperate on Nord Stream-2

    Slovak government initially opposed the project, which creates a gas corridor between Germany and Russia …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Brexit is a Win for Putin
    Jul01

    Brexit is a Win for Putin

    A vote for Brexit is a big win for Russia’s foreign policy. Moscow has made no secret of its desire to upend the post-Cold War settlement in Europe. Russian President Vladimir Putin and other senior Russian officials have regularly said that there will be new rules for global order or no rules. They insist that Moscow has the right to a...

    Get Naked and Get Workin’
    Jul01

    Get Naked and Get Workin’

    Belarusians are stripping off their clothes in “support” of their president’s wishes for more nudity in the workplace. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Russia, Balkan Countries Sign Declaration of Military Neutrality
    Jul01

    Russia, Balkan Countries Sign Declaration of Military Neutrality

    Most parties who signed the declaration oppose pro-Western initiatives prevalent in the region. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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