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    Trump’s UN speech was bad, but let’s not lose our heads
    Sep20

    Trump’s UN speech was bad, but let’s not lose our heads

    Contrary to all those breathless commentators on cable news, President Donald Trump’s maiden speech to the United Nations was not a rallying cry for war akin to President George W. Bush’s 2002 U.N. address that hyped the Iraqi threat and was followed several months later by the U.S. invasion of Iraq. That was also the speech in which...

    In Ukraine, Fears of ‘Technological Terrorism’ Cause Free Expression to Decline
    Sep19

    In Ukraine, Fears of ‘Technological Terrorism’ Cause Free Expression to Decline

    Open air exhibition of posters of different kinds of soldiers from Ukrainian history next to landmark St. Andrew Church in Kiev. Photo by Filip Stojanovski, CC BY. Olga Kyryliuk, PhD, is an expert in International Law, and co-founder of the Ukrainian NGO Digital Defenders Partners – DDP (Партнери цифрового правозахисту in Ukrainian), focused on...

    The billionaires investing in Cyprus in exchange for EU passports
    Sep17

    The billionaires investing in Cyprus in exchange for EU passports

    Businesspeople and those with political influence from Russia and Ukraine among hundreds granted citizenship for moneyA leaked list of names of those who have benefited from Cyprus’s citizenship-by-investment programmes represents a detailed insight into the panoply of clients behind schemes providing passports to the super rich.It also...

    Cyprus ‘selling’ EU citizenship to super rich of Russia and Ukraine
    Sep17

    Cyprus ‘selling’ EU citizenship to super rich of Russia and Ukraine

    Passports issued under ‘golden visa’ scheme raises €4bn since 2013, according to papers seen by the GuardianBillionaire Russian oligarchs and Ukrainian elites accused of corruption are among hundreds of people who have acquired EU passports under controversial “golden visa” schemes, the Guardian has learnt.The government of Cyprus has...

    Cyprus ‘selling’ EU citizenship to super rich of Russia and Ukraine
    Sep17

    Cyprus ‘selling’ EU citizenship to super rich of Russia and Ukraine

    Passports issued under ‘golden visa’ scheme raises €4bn since 2013, according to papers seen by the GuardianBillionaire Russian oligarchs and Ukrainian elites accused of corruption are among hundreds of people who have acquired EU passports under controversial “golden visa” schemes, the Guardian has learnt.The government of Cyprus has...

    Battleground Berlin: Will Russian-Germans vote for the far right?
    Sep17

    Battleground Berlin: Will Russian-Germans vote for the far right?

    BERLIN — As long as the Russian-speaking enclave on Berlin’s eastern edge voted for the far left, it was largely invisible on the German political map. But then its residents started voting for the far right. Widespread support among Russian-speaking Germans is one of the key elements that is expected to propel the anti-immigrant...

    Envoy welcomes Russian idea for UN troops in eastern Ukraine
    Sep16

    Envoy welcomes Russian idea for UN troops in eastern Ukraine

    Suggestion by Putin offers more options for resolving conflict in the region, says Kurt VolkerRussia’s apparent backing for the possible deployment of UN peacekeepers in eastern Ukraine gives negotiators more ideas with which to seek a resolution to the separatist conflict, the US envoy to the Ukraine peace talks has said.The Russian...

    EXCLUSIVE: Robert Gates advocates carrot-and-stick approach to North Korea
    Sep16

    EXCLUSIVE: Robert Gates advocates carrot-and-stick approach to North Korea

    In an exclusive interview on the margins of the Yalta European Strategy forum in Kyiv, Ukraine, Former US Defense Secretary Gates suggested Washington should attempt to reach out the reclusive state to find a political solution to the crisis. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine: Parents protest against deaths at children’s camp
    Sep16

    Ukraine: Parents protest against deaths at children’s camp

    Footage shows parents protesting in Odessa, Ukraine, over a deadly fire at a children’s camp. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine: Parents protest against deaths at children’s camp
    Sep16

    Ukraine: Parents protest against deaths at children’s camp

    Footage shows parents protesting in Odessa, Ukraine, over a deadly fire at a children’s camp. …read more Source:...

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