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    #IamNotAfraidToSay: Victims of sexual assault in Ukraine and Russia break taboo
    Jul27

    #IamNotAfraidToSay: Victims of sexual assault in Ukraine and Russia break taboo

    A hashtag has given a voice to victims of sexual violence in Ukraine, Russia and beyond. Many women are challenging the stigma that surrounds sexual violence and revealing a shocking picture of the scale of the problem. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Trump to look at recognizing Crimea as Russian territory, lifting sanctions
    Jul27

    Trump to look at recognizing Crimea as Russian territory, lifting sanctions

    Donald Trump said Wednesday he would consider recognizing Crimea as Russian territory and lifting the sanctions against the country if he’s elected president. At a wide-ranging news conference, Trump said he “would be looking into that” when asked about his stance on Crimea and Russia. The Crimean Peninsula has been part of Ukraine for...

    Minsk talks on Ukraine scheduled for 3 August, 26 August
    Jul27

    Minsk talks on Ukraine scheduled for 3 August, 26 August

    Martin Sajdik also confirmed that participants of the talks continued discussing the creation of a security zone near the populated localities Petrovskoye and Zolotoye. He said participants of the talks still hope the matter will be resolved. …read more Source:...

    Progress in negotiations to restore Ukrainian railways secured in Minsk
    Jul27

    Progress in negotiations to restore Ukrainian railways secured in Minsk

    The restoration of overhead power lines was also discussed in Minsk on 27 July. Further talks on the matter will be held at the level of the relevant ministries of Ukraine and Russia for the sake of expediting the process. …read more Source:...

    Martin Sajdik comments on incidents involving OSCE drones in Ukraine
    Jul27

    Martin Sajdik comments on incidents involving OSCE drones in Ukraine

    The OSCE press service stated earlier that on 25 July communication was lost with one of the drones the OSCE mission in Ukraine was using to monitor the conflict zone. Parts of the crashed drone were handed over by the Ukrainian army to OSCE representatives on 26 July. …read more Source:...

    The rise of Kremlin-style trolling in Ukraine must end | Katya Gorchinskaya
    Jul27

    The rise of Kremlin-style trolling in Ukraine must end | Katya Gorchinskaya

    Journalists who contradict government narratives are being subjected to organised online abuseUkraine’s media community has been left shellshocked after the killing of prominent journalist Pavel Sheremet in a car bomb attack last week.Although no motive has been confirmed, his friends and colleagues say his death is linked to his...

    Russia beefs up military on southwestern flank as NATO approaches
    Jul27

    Russia beefs up military on southwestern flank as NATO approaches

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia has strengthened its southwestern flank as NATO builds up its military presence near its borders and next-door Ukraine remains unstable, Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    Austria, Germany and Romania top travelling destinations for Bulgarians in June
    Jul27

    Austria, Germany and Romania top travelling destinations for Bulgarians in June

    565,000 Bulgarians travelled abroad in June 2016, or 20.7 percent up on June 2015, the National Statistical Institute has announced. The increase is biggest in the number of Bulgarian nationals travelling to Austria – 99.2 percent, Germany – 50.8 percent and Romania – 23.3 percent. At the same time visits to Russia have dropped by 6.3 percent, to...

    Poland’s problem with this Pope
    Jul27

    Poland’s problem with this Pope

    Pope Francis will be received by the usual ecstatic crowds when he touches down in Krakow, Poland, this week for a four-day Catholic youth celebration. But look closely at the faces of government officials and bishops in the crowd, and you might see something other than joy in their expressions: wariness, suspicion, anxiety — and in some cases...

    This Classic Ukrainian Cartoon Can Help Parents Talk About Human Trafficking
    Jul26

    This Classic Ukrainian Cartoon Can Help Parents Talk About Human Trafficking

    Screen shot from “How the Cossacks Rescued Their Fiances” (1973). ‘Traditional’ bondage in Mauritania; forced prostitution in Europe; and bride kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan. In 2016, an estimated 45.8 million were subjected to some form of slavery in 167 countries, according to the Global Slavery Index. Even though slavery continues to plague...

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