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    I’m on Putin’s hit list but I’m not the real victim
    Aug17

    I’m on Putin’s hit list but I’m not the real victim

    Russian prosecutors last week released a list of Americans they want to question in connection with their bogus criminal case against Hermitage Capital founder William Browder. I was one of a number of current and former U.S. officials on that list, which has become known as “Putin’s enemies list.” Browder, American born but a British...

    Attack by municipal guards signals rising threats against journalists in Ukraine
    Aug17

    Attack by municipal guards signals rising threats against journalists in Ukraine

    A member of the Municipal Guard attacks a journalist with teargas. Photo by Tomikage via Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 4.0) The year 2018 has thus far been a difficult one for journalists in Ukraine. On June 4, 2018, OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Harlem Désir issued a public statement condemning Ukraine’s Spokesperson of the...

    What’s happened to digital rights over the past seven years? 300 editions of the Netizen Report will tell you
    Aug17

    What’s happened to digital rights over the past seven years? 300 editions of the Netizen Report will tell you

    Protests in Budapest, October 2014. Photo by Marietta Le, used with permission. The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in internet rights around the world. This week, we’re looking back at seven years of covering global digital rights news in celebration of our 300th edition!...

    Immigration, Lot of Myths and Little Reality
    Aug17

    Immigration, Lot of Myths and Little Reality

    The Italian Navy rescues migrants in the Mediterranean Sea. Credit: Italian Coastguard/Massimo SestiniBy Roberto SavioROME, Jul 17 2018 (IPS)According to the latest statistics, the total flow of immigrants that reached Europe so far in 2018 is 50.000 people, compared with 186,768 last year, 1,259,955 in 2016 and 1,327,825 in 2015. The difference...

    What’s happened to digital rights over the past seven years? 300 editions of the Netizen Report will tell you
    Aug17

    What’s happened to digital rights over the past seven years? 300 editions of the Netizen Report will tell you

    Protests in Budapest, October 2014. Photo by Marietta Le, used with permission. The Advox Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in internet rights around the world. This week, we’re looking back at seven years of covering global digital rights news in celebration of our 300th edition!...

    Debate: Is Warsaw trying to block critical NGO?
    Aug17

    Debate: Is Warsaw trying to block critical NGO?

    Poland has registered Ludmila Koslovska, president of the NGO Open Dialog Foundation, in the Schengen Information System for “security reasons”. Because she is now on the list of persona non grata in this database she was refused entry to Brussels on Thursday and forced to return to her home country, Ukraine. Journalists disagree...

    Cigarettes black market in July hits 18.2 pct, highest level of 2018
    Aug17

    Cigarettes black market in July hits 18.2 pct, highest level of 2018

    The cigarettes' black market in July hit 18.2 pct of total consumption, up 2.1 pp against June, the highest level registered this year, over the 2017 average, of 16 pct, read the data released on Thursday by Novel Research. The northeastern region continues to be the most affected, with 39.5 pct, while the illicit trade with cigarettes also...

    Monster tick closing in on Denmark
    Aug17

    Monster tick closing in on Denmark

    Ticks are nasty creatures at the best of times. In Denmark the blood-sucking insects carry dangerous bacteria such as Borrelia, which causes Lyme disease. But now the monster tick, Hyalomma marginatum, looks to be closing in on Denmark following seven separate finds in Germany just over 300 km from the Danish border. “That kind of tick can easily...

    How the GRU spy agency targets the west, from cyberspace to Salisbury
    Aug17

    How the GRU spy agency targets the west, from cyberspace to Salisbury

    Accusations mount against the Russian army’s main intelligence directorateIn Russia’s shadow war with the west, one intelligence agency keeps making headlines.The GRU, or main intelligence directorate, of the Russian army, has been accused of spearheading several of Russia’s most notorious operations in recent years. They...

    The EU has already lost the UK – it could lose Italy too
    May29

    The EU has already lost the UK – it could lose Italy too

    When Emmanuel Macron won the French presidency last year, his victory was heralded as the deathblow to the rise of populism in Europe. “European relief as pro-EU centre ground beats far-right” wrote the FT on its front page. “France votes for Europe” opined the Spanish daily La Vanguardia. Macron’s victory was seen as proof that the...

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