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    Rebels in eastern Ukraine announce unilateral ceasefire
    Sep14

    Rebels in eastern Ukraine announce unilateral ceasefire

    The self-proclaimed leader of a separatist-held area of Donetsk, in eastern Ukraine, has announced a unilateral ceasefire in the region, beginning on Wednesday at… …read more Source:...

    State of Juncker’s Union: What he has (and hasn’t) delivered
    Sep14

    State of Juncker’s Union: What he has (and hasn’t) delivered

    When Jean Claude-Juncker gave his first State of the Union address in September 2015, he told MEPs it was “not the time for business as usual.” In the year since, the EU has certainly seen little of that. From continuing political battles over how to address Europe’s migration crisis, to terror attacks in several countries, to...

    Ukraine cargo planes manufacturer in crisis following break-up with Russia
    Sep14

    Ukraine cargo planes manufacturer in crisis following break-up with Russia

    The Ukrainian Antonov aviation enterprise has halted serial aircraft production after it cut ties with Russia. …read more Source:...

    Understanding Russia’s Concept for Total War in Europe
    Sep14

    Understanding Russia’s Concept for Total War in Europe

    Martin N Murphy, PhD | Heritage Foundation Russia perceives itself as surrounded by enemies, and that the strategic depth that has been its principal security must be restored. In this sense, no territory is more significant than Ukraine. Russian leadership also worries about the erosion of a zone around Russia’s borders where politically...

    Mourinho demands Europa reaction after derby defeat
    Sep14

    Mourinho demands Europa reaction after derby defeat

    PARIS (AFP) – Fresh from giving his players a rollicking Jose Mourinhos focus turns from Manchester Uniteds derby defeat to European action with a tricky Europa League opener at in-form Feyenoord on Thursday.It will be the Portuguese managers first game in the second-tier European competition since winning its predecessor the UEFA Cup with...

    News Wrap: Skies over Aleppo fall silent amid cease-fire
    Sep14

    News Wrap: Skies over Aleppo fall silent amid cease-fire

    JUDY WOODRUFF: In the day’s other news, the cease-fire in Syria appears to be holding for the most part, despite reports of scattered violations. In the ravaged city of Aleppo, streets and skies were quiet, and some people ventured out. The U.N. special envoy for Syria confirmed the change from Geneva. STAFFAN DE MISTURA, UN Special Envoy...

    Russia revives Soviet-era psychiatric punishment: Crimean Tatars, dissenters suffer
    Sep14

    Russia revives Soviet-era psychiatric punishment: Crimean Tatars, dissenters suffer

    The practice has shut away dissenters and activists who have dared to speak out against the Russian government. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    The Separatists’ Cease-Fire in Ukraine
    Sep14

    The Separatists’ Cease-Fire in Ukraine

    NEWS BRIEF Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine announced a unilateral cease-fire Tuesday, the first to be proposed by rebel groups since violent conflict began in that country in 2014.Alexander Zakharchenko, a Ukrainian separatist leader and the head of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic, told Russian television the...

    Russia revives Soviet-era psychiatric punishment: Crimean Tartars, dissenters suffer
    Sep14

    Russia revives Soviet-era psychiatric punishment: Crimean Tartars, dissenters suffer

    The practice has shut away dissenters and activists who have dared to speak out against the Russian government. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    The Week That Was at Global Voices Podcast: Disturbing the Peace
    Sep14

    The Week That Was at Global Voices Podcast: Disturbing the Peace

    The Week That Was at Global Voices podcast takes a look at some of the stories that have recently come out of the Global Voices newsroom. This week, we speak to former RuNet Echo co-editor Tanya Lokot and current RuNet Echo co-editor Isaac Webb about the recent flare-up of tensions between Ukraine and Russia and what Ukrainians think about the...