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    The Importance of Measuring Terrorism
    Nov19

    The Importance of Measuring Terrorism

    The Institute for Economics and Peace has released the 2015 edition of its Global Terrorism Index only days after the terrible attacks in Beirut and Paris – and the numbers paint a disturbing picture. The Index measures the direct and indirect impact of terrorism in 162 countries in terms of its effect on lives lost, injuries, property damage and...

    “In Wartime. Stories from Ukraine” New Book by Tim Judah. A talk with the author. 10 December , 2015, 7pm
    Nov19

    “In Wartime. Stories from Ukraine” New Book by Tim Judah. A talk with the author. 10 December , 2015, 7pm

    In this compelling book of reportage, Economist correspondent Tim Judah explores the impact of the ongoing conflict on the inhabitants of Ukraine. Each section of the book is a story in itself: Judah meets with 91-year-old Mihailo Gasyuk, who remembers when Communist Party officials came to lecture his village near Lviv on collectivisation in...

    Does Paris Open a Door for Putin?
    Nov19

    Does Paris Open a Door for Putin?

    Russia essentially has been an outcast nation ever since its annexation of Crimea in February 2014 and subsequent military engagement in eastern Ukraine. The United States and the European Union (EU) imposed sectoral sanctions on Russia that, combined with the collapse of price of oil, have thrown the country into a deep economic recession. On...

    Poroshenko Suggests Replacing Russian with English in Ukrainian Passports
    Nov19

    Poroshenko Suggests Replacing Russian with English in Ukrainian Passports

    Union. Ukraine. …read more Source: World Affairs...

    EU-Ukraine Free Trade ‘Set For 2016′ – Poroshenko
    Nov19

    EU-Ukraine Free Trade ‘Set For 2016′ – Poroshenko

    November 18, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    A ‘Bucket of Mud’ for Belarus
    Nov19

    A ‘Bucket of Mud’ for Belarus

    The country’s mercurial leader first welcomes the Nobel Prize in literature for Svetlana Alexievich, then attacks the world-famous writer. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Paris climate talks: Russia will use its huge forests as a bargaining chip
    Nov19

    Paris climate talks: Russia will use its huge forests as a bargaining chip

    Russia has lots of gas – but needs a lot of heat. Ilya Naymushin / ReutersRussia has a reputation as one of the more difficult states involved in international climate negotiations – and don’t expect things to change at the latest UN conference in Paris. After all, this is a country with vast oil and gas reserves, brutal winters and a...

    The Geneva summit thawed the Cold War – so why have we squandered its legacy?
    Nov19

    The Geneva summit thawed the Cold War – so why have we squandered its legacy?

    Warm relations: US president Ronald Reagan and Soviet general secretary Mikhail Gorbachev at the 1985 summit in Geneva. U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, via Wikimedia Commons, CC BYThirty years ago, US president Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev met in Geneva for their first summit. And in retrospect, the historic...

    The Razumkov Centre Newsletter
    Nov19

    The Razumkov Centre Newsletter

    …read more Source: Razumkov Centre

    U.S. Embassy in Moscow Outs Fake ‘Outing’ Letter
    Nov19

    U.S. Embassy in Moscow Outs Fake ‘Outing’ Letter

    Pro-Kremlin paper Izvestia mocked for report on Washington’s efforts to ‘out’ gay officials based on obviously fake document. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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