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    Man in Russia sent to prison for reposting article on social network
    May06

    Man in Russia sent to prison for reposting article on social network

    Court in Tver, Russia, has on May 5 sentenced a local man for reposting an article entitled “Crimea is Ukraine» on social networking site Vkontakte to two years and three months in prison. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Deteriorating Protection of Journalists’ Sources a Global Problem
    May06

    Deteriorating Protection of Journalists’ Sources a Global Problem

    A journalist conducts an interview in Kenya. Credit: Isaiah Esipisu/IPSBy Linus AtarahHELSINKI, May 5 2016 (IPS)The freedom of the press is a universally cherished democratic right, but what may have been overlooked as the World Day Freedom of Information was celebrated on Wednesday is that the ability of journalists to protect their source is...

    Eurovision no contest: From laughing stock to top of the pops
    May05

    Eurovision no contest: From laughing stock to top of the pops

    Ahead of next week’s Eurovsion Song Contest in Stockholm, it’s worth remembering that it wasn’t long ago that the Nordics were the laughing stock of the continent. ‘Norway, nul point’ was the reoccurring joke – based on them finishing last in the contest a staggering 11 times, and on four occasions failing to score a...

    Interview: Neil Kinnock—Labour has made no progress under Corbyn
    May05

    Interview: Neil Kinnock—Labour has made no progress under Corbyn

    Former Labour leader Neil Kinnock ©Stefan Rousseau/PA Archive/Press Association Images Neil Kinnock, former Labour leader, has harsh words for what he calls Labour’s “ultra-left”—having fought a political battle against them in the 1980s. “Those who haven’t changed should just grow up and realise that the world isn’t what they...

    Belarus border committee: Demarcation of border with Ukraine proceeds as planned
    May05

    Belarus border committee: Demarcation of border with Ukraine proceeds as planned

    Commenting on reports in some media that residents of Volyn Region have made attempts to interfere with the demarcation, Alexander Tishchenko said: “Yes, there were some attempts. But the demarcation will proceed as planned” …read more Source:...

    Balcerowicz names four key reforms for Ukraine
    May05

    Balcerowicz names four key reforms for Ukraine

    Leszek Balcerowicz, an advisor to the Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko, has estimated the situation in the country and given a piece of advice during a Thursday press conference in Kyiv. “Strengthening the financial system, economic growth, the fight against corruption and beginning decentralization are the most important directions of...

    Polish Defence Minister condemns ‘Russian invasion of Ukraine’
    May05

    Polish Defence Minister condemns ‘Russian invasion of Ukraine’

    Russia is displaying aggression towards Ukraine and the region, Polish Defence Minister Antoni Macierewicz told the TVP broadcaster on Wednesday. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    Polish Defence Minister discusses Suwałki gap
    May05

    Polish Defence Minister discusses Suwałki gap

    Russia is displaying aggression towards Ukraine and the region, Polish Defence Minister Antoni Macierewicz told the TVP broadcaster on Wednesday. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    On Ukrainians’ request, Estonian bookstores pull Russian propaganda books
    May05

    On Ukrainians’ request, Estonian bookstores pull Russian propaganda books

    Following a protest from local Ukrainian organizations, Estonia’s two largest bookselling chains pulled literature, which according to the Ukrainian organizations defames Ukraine and justifies Russia’s aggressive foreign policy, informs LETA/BNS. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Portrait of the week
    May05

    Portrait of the week

    Home Naz Shah MP was suspended from the Labour Party after the blogger Guido Fawkes revealed that in 2014, nine months before she beat George Galloway to win the seat of Bradford West, she had posted on Facebook a proposal to ‘relocate Israel into the United States’, adding the comment: ‘Problem solved and save you bank charges for the...

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