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    Sinister Russian FSB attack on lawyers defending Crimean political prisoners
    Aug05

    Sinister Russian FSB attack on lawyers defending Crimean political prisoners

    Russia has long demonstrated that journalists, civic activists and all those who express independent views are at risk in Russian-occupied Crimea. On Thursday, there was a disturbing indication that the lawyers representing political prisoners may also be in danger. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Ukraine Rejects Russia’s Proposed Ambassador to Kiev
    Aug04

    Ukraine Rejects Russia’s Proposed Ambassador to Kiev

    August 4, 2016 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Dispatches from Red Square: reporting Russia’s revolutions then and now
    Aug04

    Dispatches from Red Square: reporting Russia’s revolutions then and now

    “No news from Petrograd yesterday”, was the headline in the Daily Mail on March 14, 1917. The story – or non-story – which followed, was only a few dozen words: “Up to a late hour last night the Russian official report, which for many months has come to hand early, had not been received”, it ran. So why publish it? The non-appearance of the daily...

    Secrecy Over Accident at Belarus Nuclear Plant Worries Neighbors
    Aug04

    Secrecy Over Accident at Belarus Nuclear Plant Worries Neighbors

    Details are still emerging over the incident, though it occurred almost a month ago. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    UN Security Council Needs More Elected Members
    Aug04

    UN Security Council Needs More Elected Members

    Following the Australian government’s decision not to nominate former prime minister Kevin Rudd for the role of United Nations secretary-general, attention is focussing on those candidates left in the running for the top UN job and their possible influence on the organisation’s future. But in the shadow of the high-profile UNSG...

    Are internet populists ruining democracy for the rest of us?
    Aug04

    Are internet populists ruining democracy for the rest of us?

    Mad as hell and tagging you in the comments. Mike Lowe, CC BYThe internet has rewired civil society, propelling collective action into a radically new dimension. Democracy is now not only exercised at the ballot box, but lived and experienced online on a day-to-day basis. While this may have positive implications for political participation,...

    ‘Zombie’ Anthrax Threatening Remote Siberian Peninsula
    Aug04

    ‘Zombie’ Anthrax Threatening Remote Siberian Peninsula

    Experts believe rising temperatures in the Arctic Circle caused permafrost to thaw and release infectious anthrax spores from a diseased reindeer carcass. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Kyiv Demands Release of More POWs in Donbas
    Aug04

    Kyiv Demands Release of More POWs in Donbas

    Despite recent release of 23 prisoners by separatist forces, Ukraine says many more being held, as well as political prisoners in Russia. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    NATO-Ukraine Cooperation after the Warsaw Summit
    Aug04

    NATO-Ukraine Cooperation after the Warsaw Summit

    At the Warsaw Summit, NATO decided to maintain its open-door policy towards Ukraine and to provide it with additional assistance. However, Ukraine cannot count on a membership perspective in the near future. Instead, cooperation will focus on adopting NATO standards and strengthening the military capabilities of the Ukrainian Armed Forces. The...

    Baltic startup. Estonia became a European equivalent of the American Silicon Valley.
    Aug04

    Baltic startup. Estonia became a European equivalent of the American Silicon Valley.

    Catherine Shapoval the 9th of June Baltic startup. Estonia became a European equivalent of the American Silicon Valley Tiny Estonia became the first in the world in the number of startups per capita. In a large open office of one of the largest Estonian Pipedrive IT-companies is a portrait of President Toomas Hendrik Ilves. “No, it’s not a...

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