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    The silent secession of eastern Ukraine
    Oct23

    The silent secession of eastern Ukraine

    Ukraine’s Donbass is adopting Russian currency, schoolbooks and, soon maybe, passports. Russia, which annexed the Crimean Peninsula last year, hasn’t had to take any formal control to move the secession along. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    The force awakens (in Ukraine): Darth Vader statue replaces Lenin monument
    Oct23

    The force awakens (in Ukraine): Darth Vader statue replaces Lenin monument

    Artist converts Vladimir Lenin statue in Odessa into a monument to the Star Wars villain and it’s not the first time the George Lucas film has invaded politicsIn Odessa, Ukraine, the force really has been awakened with a statue of Vladimir Lenin being converted into one of the dark lord himself, Darth Vader.While the rest of the world was...

    Juncker putting Crimea annexation behind him | Contributors – Romania
    Oct23

    Juncker putting Crimea annexation behind him | Contributors – Romania

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    I wanted to believe in Jeremy Corbyn. But I can’t believe in Seumas Milne
    Oct23

    I wanted to believe in Jeremy Corbyn. But I can’t believe in Seumas Milne

    The Labour leader’s appointment of Seumas Milne is a disaster, argues Oliver Bullough. I wish Jeremy Corbyn well, I really do. I sincerely hope he shunts important issues – renationalisation, fairness, tax justice – onto the political mainline where they belong. I was even thinking of getting involved with his revitalised Labour Party. But...

    Lenin given Darth Vader makeover
    Oct23

    Lenin given Darth Vader makeover

    Lenin statue earmarked for removal in Ukraine is turned into Darth Vader. …read more Source:...

    Merkel says wants good economic ties with Ukraine and Russia
    Oct23

    Merkel says wants good economic ties with Ukraine and Russia

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel said a European Union free trade agreement with Ukraine is not directed against Russia and that Berlin desired good economic ties with both Ukraine and Russia. …read more Source:...

    Media watchdog fines PBK television for pro-Kremlin bias
    Oct23

    Media watchdog fines PBK television for pro-Kremlin bias

    The National Electronic Mass Media Council (NEPLP) has fined the Russian-language television channel Pirmais Baltijas kanals (PBK) for violations on their coverage of the Ukraine conflict, LETA reported Thursday. …read more Source:...

    The 10 faces of Poland’s election
    Oct23

    The 10 faces of Poland’s election

    WARSAW — Poland’s parliamentary elections Sunday will once again be a contest between the ruling centrist Civic Platform party and the right-wing Law and Justice party — a bitter rivalry that has dominated Polish politics for the past decade. Polls suggest that Law and Justice, which has been in opposition since 2007, will win. A survey by...

    Ukraine: Forget about corruption – invest!
    Oct23

    Ukraine: Forget about corruption – invest!

    Kyiv knows full well that Ukraine’s economic crisis cannot be overcome without investments from the West. At a Berlin conference, the country is courting investors, but back home, the reform process has been slow. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Fear and family values in Putin’s Russia
    Oct23

    Fear and family values in Putin’s Russia

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Vitaly Milonov, the architect of Russia’s infamous anti-gay “propaganda” law, fears for Europe’s future. “Europe is sick with political correctness and liberal tolerance,” Milonov, 41, tells me, as he reclines on a sofa in his spacious offices at St Petersburg’s Legislative Assembly, where he is head of...

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