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    Putin Pledges Money to Boost Birthrate
    Dec02

    Putin Pledges Money to Boost Birthrate

    The knock-on effects of the social chaos in the 1990s will depress population growth for years to come, Russia’s economy minister says. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Russian Church, Crime Fighters Reopen Probes of Nicholas II’s Death
    Dec02

    Russian Church, Crime Fighters Reopen Probes of Nicholas II’s Death

    Orthodox bishop denies anti-Semitic overtones in remarks about ‘ritual murder’ of last czar and his family. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Chinese manoeuvres further confounding Middle East
    Dec01

    Chinese manoeuvres further confounding Middle East

    I was in Doha, Qatar, for a conference on 13-14 November 2017, which was being held against the backdrop of the continued Saudi Arabia-led blockade of Qatar since June 2017 and the occurrence coincidentally of three other sensational, Saudi-related events on November 4. The first and most astonishing of the three events was the arrest and...

    Don’t Merchandise Doubt
    Dec01

    Don’t Merchandise Doubt

    This article comes from The Buzz Around the Ballot edition of Visegrad Insight 2/2017 devoted do media landscapes and disinformation in Central Europe. Read full contents page here. One afternoon this past summer, Visegrad Insight spoke with HE Rastislav Káčer, Ambassador of Slovakia to Hungary and the Honorary Chairman of the Board for Globsec....

    Isolationism is Not an Option
    Dec01

    Isolationism is Not an Option

    Editor’s Note: This blog is part of an ongoing series of contributions from participants in The German Marshall Fund’s flagship leadership development program, The Marshall Memorial Fellowship (MMF). I received a typical American education. In high school, I was taught that the United States’ love of isolationism was a root...

    Arms control, security cooperation, and U.S.-Russian relations
    Dec01

    Arms control, security cooperation, and U.S.-Russian relations

    By Steven PiferFor nearly 50 years, arms control agreements have contributed to more stable and predictable relations between Washington and Moscow. Beginning in the late 1980s, agreements such as the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty followed by the first Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START I) went beyond mere limitations to...

    Arms control, security cooperation, and U.S.-Russian relations
    Dec01

    Arms control, security cooperation, and U.S.-Russian relations

    By Steven PiferFor nearly 50 years, arms control agreements have contributed to more stable and predictable relations between Washington and Moscow. Beginning in the late 1980s, agreements such as the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty followed by the first Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START I) went beyond mere limitations to...

    Lack of jobs, money for rent, add to woes in conflict-affected eastern Ukraine, says UN agency
    Dec01

    Lack of jobs, money for rent, add to woes in conflict-affected eastern Ukraine, says UN agency

    According to a survey conducted by the UN International Organization for Migration (IOM), about 70 per cent of the returnees said that they were going back to their homes because they do not have to pay rent there as have to elsewhere …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    November 28th, 2017
    Dec01

    November 28th, 2017

    CHINA Beijing Hinders Free Speech in America Wang Dan, NYT I spent nearly seven years in a Chinese prison for being a leader of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests. I was freed in 1998, and the Chinese government let me leave the country. I chose to go to the United States, where I could freely speak my mind without fear of being thrown in prison....

    Council of Europe will betray its human rights mandate by giving in to Russia, Mr Jagland
    Dec01

    Council of Europe will betray its human rights mandate by giving in to Russia, Mr Jagland

    The Council of Europe is considering reinstating Russia’s voting rights which were withdrawn after Russia’s invasion and annexation of Crimea in 2014. Crimea remains under occupation with ever-mounting human rights abuse, making the reference given to the Council of Europe’s ‘human rights mandate’ as excuse for removing...

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