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    Where is the anti-war left’s fury over Syria?
    Oct31

    Where is the anti-war left’s fury over Syria?

    A real anti-war movement would oppose all military aggression, be it American, Russian or Syrian. The word “Orwellian” is one of the most overused in the English language. Yet occasionally it is justified. At the Stop the War Coalition’s recent conference in London, there were chants of “No more war” as visitors tried to drown out a...

    Lithuania Issues Citizen Guide In Case Of War
    Oct31

    Lithuania Issues Citizen Guide In Case Of War

    Lithuania’s Ministry of National Defense has issued a citizen’s manual on what to do in the event of war or another emergency. This is the third such guide printed since Russia’s annexation of Crimea from Ukraine in 2014. “As we witness a growing interest and a wish of the society to actively contribute to national defense, we...

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, October 31, 2016
    Oct31

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, October 31, 2016

    To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Eszter Zalan reports from an Iraqi Christian town that has just been liberated from Islamic State rule. Ilya Lozovsky highlights the Ukrainian women that are driving the country’s reforms forward. Andreas Umland warns that Kiev’s insistence on honoring...

    Ukraine stunned as vast cash reserves of political elite are made public
    Oct31

    Ukraine stunned as vast cash reserves of political elite are made public

    New wealth declaration system shows officials owning Fabergé eggs, weapons collections and huge stashes of currencyTwo years after angry Ukrainians deposed Viktor Yanukovych and broke into his vast, opulent residential compound outside Kiev, revelations thrown up by a new system that requires government officials to declare their wealth and...

    Photos of Halloween 2016
    Oct31

    Photos of Halloween 2016

    Images of people parading, trick-or-treating, partying, or getting scared silly in haunted houses, dressed in spooky or whimsical costumes—from the U.S., Ireland, Australia, Colombia, Iraq, China, Japan, England, Ukraine, Singapore, and more. …read more Source: The...

    IFJ reports 66 journalists killed in 2016
    Oct31

    IFJ reports 66 journalists killed in 2016

    Sixty-six journalists have been killed in different countries around the world while performing professional duties since the beginning of 2016. ||| Brussels – Sixty-six journalists were killed in different countries around the world while performing professional duties since the beginning of 2016, the International Federation of...

    Dutch taking more time to end EU-Ukraine pact row (AFP)
    Oct31

    Dutch taking more time to end EU-Ukraine pact row (AFP)

    The Hague (AFP) – The Dutch government Monday said it needed more time to negotiate a compromise over a key EU-Ukraine pact, and will keep up intense talks at home and abroad ahead of a December EU summit. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukrainians Shocked as Politicians Declare Vast Wealth
    Oct31

    Ukrainians Shocked as Politicians Declare Vast Wealth

    An anti-corruption reform requiring senior Ukrainian officials to declare their wealth online has exposed a vast difference between the fortunes of politicians and those they represent. Some declared millions of dollars in cash. Others said they owned fleets of luxury cars, expensive Swiss watches, diamond jewelry and large tracts of land –...

    Almost Half Of Russians Fear World War Three On Back Of Syria
    Oct31

    Almost Half Of Russians Fear World War Three On Back Of Syria

    Almost half of Russians have concerns that the worsening ties with the West regarding the war in Syria could lead to World War III, Russian independent pollster Levada Center reports. Russia, which has been backing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad with airstrikes since last fall, has failed to convince Western partners to unite forces behind the...

    The Latest: Dem asks FBI about investigating ex-Trump aide
    Oct31

    The Latest: Dem asks FBI about investigating ex-Trump aide

    WASHINGTON — The Latest on the presidential election campaign (all times EDT)): 12:10 p.m. The top Democrat on the House Oversight Committee says FBI Director James Comey should tell Congress and the public whether his agency is investigating Donald Trump’s former campaign manager about possible ties to Russian interests. Rep. Elijah...