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    Detained for protesting seizure of a children’s camp in Russian-occupied Crimea
    Jun30

    Detained for protesting seizure of a children’s camp in Russian-occupied Crimea

    Elderly people and mothers with children were among those detained in Russian-occupied Simferopol on June 26 at a totally peaceful protest at plans to ‘nationalize’ the Salute Children’s Camp. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Three ways the ‘NotPetya’ cyberattack is more complex than WannaCry
    Jun30

    Three ways the ‘NotPetya’ cyberattack is more complex than WannaCry

    NotPetya is something a little different. EPA/ROB ENGELAARThe WannaCry ransomware was barely out of the headlines when another cyberattack took down computer systems around the world. This time, a piece of malware dubbed “NotPetya” is to blame. And unlike WannaCry, it has no clear “kill switch” as it spreads across infected networks. NotPetya has...

    Future jobs: How we’ll earn a living 150 years from now
    Jun30

    Future jobs: How we’ll earn a living 150 years from now

    Will AI and robotics erode or enhance the labour market for humans? (Shutterstock)Editor’s note: Canada Day 2017 marks the sesquicentennial of Confederation. While the anniversary is a chance to reflect on the past, The Conversation Canada asked some of our academic authors to look down the road a further 150 years — or “Canada +150”. Sunil...

    Robust First-Quarter Growth in Romania
    Jun29

    Robust First-Quarter Growth in Romania

    The Socialist-led government, in office since the beginning of the year, has started implementing its popular election programme by further cutting the VAT rate and increasing minimum wages, as well as public sector salaries. This has given a boost to consumption which accelerated real GDP growth in the first quarter of 2017, to an unexpectedly...

    Ukraine Reportedly Close on Agreement to Receive US Weaponry
    Jun29

    Ukraine Reportedly Close on Agreement to Receive US Weaponry

    IHS Jane’s 360. England. …read more Source: World Affairs...

    Time to Act on Russia Sanctions
    Jun29

    Time to Act on Russia Sanctions

    On June 15, in a remarkable feat of bipartisan cooperation on a critical national security issue, the U.S. Senate passed tough Russia sanctions legislation by a stunning vote of 98-2. By taking this long overdue action, the Senate recognized clearly what the U.S. intelligence community described six months ago as Russia’s “unprecedented”...

    EU Visa-Liberalisation Strengthens Georgia’s Pro-Western Path
    Jun29

    EU Visa-Liberalisation Strengthens Georgia’s Pro-Western Path

    On 2 February 2017, the inhabitants of Georgian capital, Tbilisi, saw the city’s two landmarks — the Bridge of Peace and the TV tower lit up in the colours of the EU flag, marking the day when the European Parliament adopted a visa-free regime for Georgia. Starting from 28 March 2017, when the newly adopted regulation came into force,...

    Outcome of European Council meeting of 22-23 June 2017
    Jun29

    Outcome of European Council meeting of 22-23 June 2017

    Written by Ralf Drachenberg and Suzana Anghel, Copyright: European Union The main results of the European Council meeting of 22-23 June 2017 include the ‘historic step’ of agreeing to set up ‘permanent structured cooperation’ in European defence, the commitment to implement the Paris Agreement on climate change in all its aspects, and...

    Academics Shocked by Stalin Plaque in Moscow
    Jun29

    Academics Shocked by Stalin Plaque in Moscow

    A prominent legal figure has given up his academic position over the installation of a plaque honoring former Soviet leader Joseph Stalin. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    10 Things You Should Not Do in Belarus
    Jun29

    10 Things You Should Not Do in Belarus

    In Europe’s “last dictatorship,” you should definitely be careful what you photograph and joke about. From European Radio for Belarus (ERB). …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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