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    Crimean court bans ‘extremist’ Tatar governing body
    Apr26

    Crimean court bans ‘extremist’ Tatar governing body

    Ruling against Mejlis sparks fears of renewed crackdown against peninsula’s ethnic minorityThe top court in Crimea has banned the ruling body of the Crimean Tatar community, the Mejlis, branding it an extremist organisation in the latest move against the peninsula’s ethnic minority.The supreme court of Crimea, annexed by Russia from...

    Russian Prosecutor General Accuses ‘Right Sector’ of Using Social Media to Overthrow the Kremlin
    Apr26

    Russian Prosecutor General Accuses ‘Right Sector’ of Using Social Media to Overthrow the Kremlin

    One of the currently available VKontakte pages for the Ukrainian nationalist organization “Right Sector.” Image by Tetyana Lokot. In a new report, Russian Prosecutor General, Yuri Chaika, has publicly accused Ukrainian nationalist group “Right Sector” of attempts to use the Internet to stage mass unrest in Russia, in a bid to overthrow the...

    Crimea court upholds Tatar assembly ban
    Apr26

    Crimea court upholds Tatar assembly ban

    A Moscow-appointed prosecutor has hailed the ban on the ‘extremist’ Tatar representative body. But human rights groups said criminalizing the Mejlis is just another step aimed at ‘snuffing out’ dissent in Crimea. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Chernobyl nuclear disaster 30th anniversary – in pictures
    Apr26

    Chernobyl nuclear disaster 30th anniversary – in pictures

    Crowds have gathered in Ukraine, Russia and beyond to remember the victims of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster. The nuclear fallout forced tens of thousands of people from their homes, with many killed at the time and in subsequent years as a result of the radiation … …read more Source: The...

    Chernobyl nuclear disaster 30th anniversary – in pictures
    Apr26

    Chernobyl nuclear disaster 30th anniversary – in pictures

    Crowds have gathered in Ukraine, Russia and beyond to remember the victims of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster. The nuclear fallout forced tens of thousands of people from their homes, with many killed at the time and in subsequent years as a result of the radiation … …read more Source: The...

    Decades after Chernobyl, Ukraine hooked on nuclear more than ever
    Apr26

    Decades after Chernobyl, Ukraine hooked on nuclear more than ever

    Three decades after the world’s worst nuclear accident, the home of the shuttered Chernobyl power plant remains more reliant than ever on nuclear power. When a botched test in the early hours of April 26, 1986, blew apart the reactor’s core and spewed huge amounts of radiation into the atmosphere, nuclear power accounted for about a...

    Gisela Stuart—Labour’s EU stance is alienating “swathes of traditional voters”
    Apr26

    Gisela Stuart—Labour’s EU stance is alienating “swathes of traditional voters”

    Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn (left) delivers a speech arguing that Britain should stay in the European Union. To his right is Alan Johnson, Chairman of “Labour In.” Senate House, London, 14th April 2016 : Brexit is the left-wing choice The Labour Party already has “a division between MPs and members—and now we’re introducing one between MPs...

    Court in Russia-occupied Crimea bans Tatar assembly
    Apr26

    Court in Russia-occupied Crimea bans Tatar assembly

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    Globe to Globe Hamlet comes home to Helsingør
    Apr26

    Globe to Globe Hamlet comes home to Helsingør

    After two years of travelling the world, covering over 308,835 km, the Globe to Globe Hamlet made its way to Kronborg Castle last Thursday, as Denmark became the 195th country on the ambitious world tour. Helsingør – the true home of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark – was the penultimate stop before ending up back at the Globe in London on April 23, an...

    Balcerowicz: Ukraine needs a program of restructuring and privatisation
    Apr26

    Balcerowicz: Ukraine needs a program of restructuring and privatisation

    Leszek Balcerowicz, the author of Poland’s post-communist transition to a market economy, who was appointed advisor to the Ukrainian president last week, has already commented on the economic situation in Ukraine. “Ukraine needs to break apart monopolies and privatise state-owned firms to transform itself into a well-functioning capitalist...

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