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    Dirty Russian Media Lies as Repression Mounts in Occupied Crimea
    Jan27

    Dirty Russian Media Lies as Repression Mounts in Occupied Crimea

    While armed searches and arrests were underway in Russian-occupied Crimea of a prominent human rights lawyer and the son of a veteran of the Crimean Tatar national movement, Russian state-controlled media widely reported that a “special operation” was underway against supposed ‘terrorists’. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights...

    Russia resorts to open terrorization of lawyers & their families in occupied Crimea
    Jan27

    Russia resorts to open terrorization of lawyers & their families in occupied Crimea

    Emil Kurbedinov, one of the lawyers representing many of Russia’s Crimean political prisoners, was detained on Thursday, Jan 26. He and his colleague Edem Semedlyaev were heading to the home of a Crimean Tatar activist where a search and arrest was taking place. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Russia uses repression to remove witnesses to illegal arrests in occupied Crimea
    Jan27

    Russia uses repression to remove witnesses to illegal arrests in occupied Crimea

    Russia is continuing to use docile judges in occupied Crimea to impose unwarranted penalties on Crimean Tatars for entirely peaceful demonstrations of solidarity with families facing armed searches and arrests …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Can Russia’s economy finally turn the corner in 2017?
    Jan27

    Can Russia’s economy finally turn the corner in 2017?

    Can Russia’s economy finally turn the corner in 2017?RD Interview: Kendrick White of Marchmont Capital Partners discusses the potential obstacles ahead for Russia’s economic growth, including factors that might weaken global energy pricesRD Interview: Kendrick White of Marchmont Capital Partners discusses the potential obstacles ahead...

    How to Keep Russia Sanctions Trump-Proof
    Jan27

    How to Keep Russia Sanctions Trump-Proof

    US sanctions to punish the Kremlin for invading Crimea and eastern Ukraine should be codified by Congress to ensure they stick. …read more Source: World Affairs...

    Why Northern Europe Matters
    Jan26

    Why Northern Europe Matters

    Summary Northern Europe is geopolitically relevant due to its shared border with Russia and its dominant position in the Baltic, Norwegian and North seas. The region’s prominence in the Geopolitical Futures model varies depending on how Russia’s and the West’s competing interests intersect over Northern Europe’s strategic...

    Russian Forces in Crimea Pressure Human Rights Lawyers
    Jan26

    Russian Forces in Crimea Pressure Human Rights Lawyers

    Press ReleasesRussian Forces in Crimea Pressure Human Rights LawyersJanuary 26, 2017Occupation forces detained Emil Kurbedinov, a prominent Crimean Tatar lawyer in Crimea, and one of his clients, Seyran Saliev. Kurbedinov was arrested and almost immediately tried and convicted. …read more Source: Freedom...

    An Easy Target for Russia
    Jan26

    An Easy Target for Russia

    The anti-Belarus smear campaign in Russian media has gained momentum and even led to arrests at the end of last year. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Leadership in Partnership: Berlin’s New Pragmatism in an Era of Radical Uncertainty
    Jan26

    Leadership in Partnership: Berlin’s New Pragmatism in an Era of Radical Uncertainty

    Abstract: Germany has emerged as the EU’s central economic and political power in today’s crisis-ridden Europe. The U.K., after the Brexit vote, has probably dropped out of global crisis management for quite a while and the United States, under President Barack Obama, already significantly retrenched from global commitments. Thus the...

    Russian Duma Votes to Ease Penalties for Domestic Violence
    Jan26

    Russian Duma Votes to Ease Penalties for Domestic Violence

    Bill, likely to soon become law, applies criminal penalties only to those who seriously injure their partners or children. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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