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    Basketball team records first European Championship win in 22 years
    Sep08

    Basketball team records first European Championship win in 22 years

    The basketball national team beat Ukraine 78:71 at the European Championship, having lost the first two games by wide margins. …read more Source:...

    What spawned Russia’s ‘troll army’? Experts on ‘The Red Web’ answer your questions
    Sep08

    What spawned Russia’s ‘troll army’? Experts on ‘The Red Web’ answer your questions

    What is a Putinbot, and how do they affect political debate? Post your questions for Andrei Soldatov and Irina Borogan on how the propaganda war plays out online 4.39pm BSTReports on the workings of Russian ‘troll factories’ – formerly only on the radar of journalists critical of the regime – have become commonplace in recent months....

    Ukraine crisis: Is conflict fuelling far-right threat?
    Sep08

    Ukraine crisis: Is conflict fuelling far-right threat?

    Is Ukraine conflict fuelling extremist threat? …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s rebel republics adopt Russian rouble
    Sep07

    Ukraine’s rebel republics adopt Russian rouble

    Residents of Ukraine’s breakaway Donetsk and Luhansk regions went to work trading in a new currency this week — the… …read more Source: The...

    Opinion: Protecting Lives Must Come First in Law Enforcement
    Sep07

    Opinion: Protecting Lives Must Come First in Law Enforcement

    Police action in response to indigenous protests is increasingly under scrutiny in South Africa. Credit: Thapelo Lekgowa/IPSBy Dr. Anja BienertLONDON, Sep 7 2015 (IPS)Everyone has the right to life. This principle is enshrined in Article 3 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and appears in numerous international treaties and national...

    BBC enters Putin’s media war
    Sep07

    BBC enters Putin’s media war

    LONDON — Europe’s floundering campaign to counter misleading Russian media coverage is about to get a boost from Britain’s public broadcaster. The BBC said Monday it wants to set up a Russian-language TV channel to promote “democracy and liberty” and counteract the Kremlin’s crackdown on domestic media. The broadcaster will also...

    EU to give 500 million euros to farmers hit by Russia sanctions
    Sep07

    EU to give 500 million euros to farmers hit by Russia sanctions

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission announced a 500 million euro ($557 million) package of measures on Monday to provide relief for farmers stung by slumping prices, triggered partly by the loss of exports to Russia due to EU sanctions against the country. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] Tension mounts as EU-Ukraine free trade deadline approaches
    Sep07

    [Ticker] Tension mounts as EU-Ukraine free trade deadline approaches

    EU, Russian, and Ukrainian experts are to draft a paper by October, tabling “practical solutions” addressing Russia’s concerns on the impact of the EU-Ukraine free trade treaty, which enters into force next year. Trade ministers will also meet in November, in a bid to avoid Russian trade sanctions on Ukraine. …read more...

    Šefčovič to press Russia on Ukraine gas talks
    Sep07

    Šefčovič to press Russia on Ukraine gas talks

    Maroš Šefčovič will urge Russia to return to EU-brokered talks with Ukraine when he meets Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak this Friday, he told POLITICO today. The trilateral talks fell apart in June. Šefčovič, the EU’s energy union vice president, is set to meet Novak, and hopes that Gazprom representatives will be there too. “We...

    Grand Theft Auto and More: The Grim Reality of Life in ‘Donetsk People’s Republic’
    Sep07

    Grand Theft Auto and More: The Grim Reality of Life in ‘Donetsk People’s Republic’

    Reports leaked by Anonymous International make DNR seem like a scene straight out of the Grand Theft Auto video game. Images mixed by Tetyana Lokot. In recent months, the Russian data-leaking group Anonymous International has published a series of communications detailing the grim reality of daily life in the self-proclaimed “Donetsk...

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