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    In Ukraine’s universities, trading bribes for diplomas
    Jan30

    In Ukraine’s universities, trading bribes for diplomas

    KIEV, Ukraine — I hadn’t paid a bribe in my home country until it was time to defend my doctoral dissertation. I tucked $200 in page six of my manuscript before I handed it to my adviser. His department colleagues insisted on the illicit practice when I complained that my professor refused to touch my thesis for more than three weeks. The...

    Moldova’s pro-Western facade
    Jan30

    Moldova’s pro-Western facade

    On the night of January 20, protesters on the streets of Moldova’s capital Chișinău stormed the Parliament building amid widespread anger over the way President Nicolae Timofti appointed, and MPs hurriedly approved, his new government. Many Western media outlets have described these events as popular, Russian-backed protests against a...

    People smuggling suspect held
    Jan30

    People smuggling suspect held

    A Ukrainian man suspected of murder and people smuggling into the UK is arrested in Battersea, south-west London. …read more Source:...

    Attacks intensify in Ukraine’s east
    Jan29

    Attacks intensify in Ukraine’s east

    Pro-Kremlin forces in the front of the Donbas war are this week intensifying their attacks on Ukrainian positions, according to a statement of January 29 by the press centre of the Ukrainian anti-terrorist operation. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Poland has to accept 5 mln immigrants for the sake of GDP
    Jan29

    Poland has to accept 5 mln immigrants for the sake of GDP

    If Poland wants to maintain the current pace of development, taking into account the current demographic trends, it needs to take in five million immigrants by 2050, the Association of Entrepreneurs and Employers ( ZPP) said. “Various forecasts – including the National Population Council – estimate that in order to maintain the current level of...

    Putin’s Angels: the bikers battling for Russia in Ukraine
    Jan29

    Putin’s Angels: the bikers battling for Russia in Ukraine

    They were anarchic petrolheads and now they’re the Russian president’s henchmen: meet the Night Wolves, Moscow’s most infamous motorcycle gangA rumble of artillery prompts the biker gang to pause inside their stronghold. It has been some time since the rebel-held city of Luhansk in eastern Ukraine, on the war-torn fringes of...

    The Night Wolves: Putin’s motorbiking militia of Luhansk – video
    Jan29

    The Night Wolves: Putin’s motorbiking militia of Luhansk – video

    The Night Wolves are Russia’s largest and most notorious biker gang, fiercely loyal to Vladimir Putin, and say they are motivated by Christianity and patriotism. Their base in Luhansk, east Ukraine, resembles a set from Mad Max. Inside their stronghold, the Night Wolves open up about the families they left behindWARNING: CONTAINS STRONG...

    Air Base Suspended, Seeking Support in Asia and Africa, Belarusian Studies – Ostrogorski Centre Digest
    Jan29

    Air Base Suspended, Seeking Support in Asia and Africa, Belarusian Studies – Ostrogorski Centre Digest

    Lukashenka in Vietnam. Photo: pinsknews.by In December and January the Ostrogorski Centre analysts are busy analysing Minsk’s complicated games in foreign policy and security affairs, finalising the most recent issue of the Journal of Belarusian Studies and organising a conference on Belarusian studies. It appears that Belarus continues to...

    Top 10 moments of the GOP debate
    Jan29

    Top 10 moments of the GOP debate

    There was a Donald Trump-sized void in the Republican debate lineup tonight. The New York billionaire and Republican front-runner followed through on his boycott of the event, sponsored by Fox News, and held his own rally nearby. Without him there, the sparring was gentler and even, at times, friendly. Here’s a rundown of the most memorable...

    Best mushers to gather for dog sledding festival in Logoisk District
    Jan29

    Best mushers to gather for dog sledding festival in Logoisk District

    “Partaking in the races will be the best mushers from Belarus, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, Ukraine and other countries,” specialists said. …read more Source:...

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