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    UN rights watchdog stops Ukraine from extraditing asylum seeker to Russia
    Jun14

    UN rights watchdog stops Ukraine from extraditing asylum seeker to Russia

    The UN Human Rights Committee has ordered the Ukrainian authorities to halt extradition of Timur Tumgoev to Russia, pending consideration of his assertion that he would face torture if forcibly returned …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Second ex-Berkut officer wanted for Maidan crimes found crushing protest in Russia
    Jun14

    Second ex-Berkut officer wanted for Maidan crimes found crushing protest in Russia

    Photos from the violent suppression of peaceful protests in Russia on June 12 have exposed a man now in Russian OMON riot police gear, but wanted by Ukraine for his leading role in the bloody dispersal of Maidan activists on November 30, 2013. Serhiy Kusyuk is the second key suspect who appears to now be helping the regime under Russian President...

    Health Concerns for Ukrainian Serving Insane Sentence as Russia’s Revenge for Maidan
    Jun14

    Health Concerns for Ukrainian Serving Insane Sentence as Russia’s Revenge for Maidan

    Andriy Kolomiyets, one of the two Ukrainians whom Russia has imprisoned on fabricated charges linked with Euromaidan, has reported worrying symptoms and asked for medical tests. There are grounds for concern as the other Ukrainian Oleksandr Kostenko has been persistently denied treatment for a serious injury inflicted by the FSB after his arrest....

    Common Sense Instead of Russophobia
    Jun13

    Common Sense Instead of Russophobia

    The lessons that Lithuania has learned about Russia the hard way could prove valuable for other countries. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Anti-Corruption Efforts Showing Results in Ukraine
    Jun13

    Anti-Corruption Efforts Showing Results in Ukraine

    Although Ukrainian officials continue to resist anti-corruption efforts, international and domestic pressure are leveraging important progress. …read more Source: World Affairs...

    New Wave of Anti-corruption Protests Hits Russia
    Jun13

    New Wave of Anti-corruption Protests Hits Russia

    Organized by opposition leader Navalny on a public holiday, the protests led to mass arrests in Russia’s two largest cities. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Post-Soviet excesses: What does the diplomatic scandal between Russia and Moldova tell us?
    Jun13

    Post-Soviet excesses: What does the diplomatic scandal between Russia and Moldova tell us?

    Russia / Europe When the Moldovan government declared five Russian diplomats persona non grata, it came as a complete surprise to most observers, especially outside the country. First of all, five people were expelled at once; even Estonia, with its traditionally bad relations with Russia, has recently expelled only two Russian consulate staff....

    Liars Lying About Nearly Everything
    Jun13

    Liars Lying About Nearly Everything

    The United States has been using lies to go to war since 1846, when Americans who believed in manifest destiny sought to expand to the Pacific Ocean at the expense of Mexico, acquiring by force of arms California and what were to become the southwestern states. In 1898 the US picked up the pieces of a dying Spanish Empire in a war that was driven...

    Assessing the EU’s conflict prevention and peacebuilding interventions in Ukraine
    Jun13

    Assessing the EU’s conflict prevention and peacebuilding interventions in Ukraine

    An in-depth case study by the Institute of World Policy in Ukraine, member of the WOSCAP consortium …read more Source: Institute of World...

    Nord Stream 2 can wait
    Jun13

    Nord Stream 2 can wait

    This opinion piece was also published in Rzeczpospolita and Tagesspiegel. Gazprom wants to build a second gas pipeline under the Baltic straight from Russia to Germany. Nord Stream 2, as the project is called, has provoked controversy in Europe – but the pipeline is planned to be in use as soon as 2019. Supporters of Nord Stream 2 make two bold...

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