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    The EU helps Israel oppress Palestinians
    Nov12

    The EU helps Israel oppress Palestinians

    Despite Israel’s descent into unmasked, right-wing extremism, particularly with the current escalation of its brutal occupation and repression, Europe remains largely complicit in supporting Israel’s occupation and violations of Palestinian rights, despite the empty rhetoric coming from the European Union. All the buzz in Brussels and...

    Who is the real David Cameron?
    Nov12

    Who is the real David Cameron?

    © Suzanne Plunkett – WPA Pool/Getty Images) It is both a strength and a weakness of a political personality that we cannot be quite sure who they are. A certain elusiveness means a politician can avoid being fixed and defined by events. Too little definition means a politician has nothing to draw on during the bad times. It is a difficult trick...

    Anti-gay vote dashes Ukraine’s EU hopes
    Nov11

    Anti-gay vote dashes Ukraine’s EU hopes

    A vote on gay rights has derailed Ukraine’s aspirations to join the European Union, two years after protesters first took to… …read more Source: The...

    Sanctions Suspended, Belarusian Airlines, Warsaw Conference – Ostrogorski Centre Digest
    Nov11

    Sanctions Suspended, Belarusian Airlines, Warsaw Conference – Ostrogorski Centre Digest

    Image: Polish Institute of International Affairs In the past month, Belarus’s authorities have continued to benefit from balancing between east and west. The EU suspended sanctions against Belarus in response to the nonviolent presidential election, and in the east Belarus continues to enjoy the benefits of Russia-Ukraine tensions. Ihar...

    Military jet crashes in Ukraine, killing pilot
    Nov11

    Military jet crashes in Ukraine, killing pilot

    KIEV (Reuters) – A Soviet-designed Su-25 jet aircraft crashed in south-eastern Ukraine on Wednesday during a training exercise, killing its pilot, the Ukrainian military said. …read more Source:...

    Kyiv in race against time to pass anti-corruption laws as EU deadline looms
    Nov11

    Kyiv in race against time to pass anti-corruption laws as EU deadline looms

    The Ukrainian parliament has adopted another five of the anti-corruption measures necessary to liberalise EU visa requirements for Ukraine. The… …read more Source:...

    Fighting erupts as Ukraine tells troops to prepare for war
    Nov10

    Fighting erupts as Ukraine tells troops to prepare for war

    Ukraine’s fragile ceasefire was in danger of collapsing last night after a series of assaults on government positions by Russian-backed… …read more Source: The...

    Glucksmann: The consummate contemporary
    Nov10

    Glucksmann: The consummate contemporary

    PARIS — Swirling around my head since this morning are the many André Glucksmanns that I have known. Caroming, they send me into zones of memory that I had not expected to revisit so soon. There is the handsome young man haranguing a group of 10 or so workers and students in an apartment on the Rue du Bourg-Tibourg in Paris in 1969 or 1970. The...

    Pahor to visit Ukraine on Saturday
    Nov10

    Pahor to visit Ukraine on Saturday

    President Borut Pahor will travel to Ukraine on Saturday for a working visit with his counterpart Petro Poroshenko. The pair will meet in Lviv ahead of a UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying match between the countries’ teams, which they will attend together. …read more Source:...

    New Platform Provides Grassroots Organizing Opportunities for Ukraine’s Urbanites
    Nov10

    New Platform Provides Grassroots Organizing Opportunities for Ukraine’s Urbanites

    View from roof into the yard of a highrise building in Kyiv, Ukraine. Image from torange.us, CC-By 4.0. In most urban high-rises with dozens of apartments, communication between neighbors usually amounts to “good morning” grunts in the elevator or occasional passive-aggressive notes about trash or parking taped to the entrance door. To improve...

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