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    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, June 20, 2016
    Jun20

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, June 20, 2016

    To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Juan Nagel accuses Argentina’s new president of betraying Venezuela’s opposition in pursuit of diplomatic victories on the world stage. Dan Peleschuk shows why Ukraine’s dismal roads are a microcosm of the country’s continued crisis of...

    France Calls on EU Leaders to Consider Potential Relaxation of Russia Sanctions
    Jun20

    France Calls on EU Leaders to Consider Potential Relaxation of Russia Sanctions

    French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault on Monday called on EU leaders to discuss possible offers for relaxation of the economic sanctions imposed by the Union on Russia over the Ukraine crisis if there was significant progress in the implementation of the Minsk peace accords. The summit should send “some signs of encouragement to everyone”,...

    World Refugee Day: The Crisis by the Numbers
    Jun20

    World Refugee Day: The Crisis by the Numbers

    Monday marks World Refugee Day, and with it comes the announcement of a new record. As of the end of 2015, 65.3 million people were forcibly displaced throughout the world—meaning they were displaced within their own country, or were refugees or asylum seekers abroad—the first time the 60 million threshold has ever been passed, according to the...

    Cracks emerge in the European consensus on Russia
    Jun20

    Cracks emerge in the European consensus on Russia

    As the European Union squabbled over refugees, Greek bailouts and austerity in past years, it showed striking unity in another area: its resolve to punish Russia for the annexation of Crimea and support of separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Channel...

    Cracks emerge in the European consensus on Russia
    Jun20

    Cracks emerge in the European consensus on Russia

    BERLIN (Reuters) – As the European Union squabbled over refugees, Greek bailouts and austerity in past years, it showed striking unity in another area: its resolve to punish Russia for the annexation of Crimea and support of separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Cracks emerge in the European consensus on Russia
    Jun20

    Cracks emerge in the European consensus on Russia

    BERLIN (Reuters) – As the European Union squabbled over refugees, Greek bailouts and austerity in past years, it showed striking unity in another area: its resolve to punish Russia for the annexation of Crimea and support of separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    The Latest: Ukraine coach blames exit on home ‘situation’
    Jun20

    The Latest: Ukraine coach blames exit on home ‘situation’

    The Latest from soccer’s European Championship (all times local): … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Germany waiting for Mueller to rediscover goal-scoring form
    Jun20

    Germany waiting for Mueller to rediscover goal-scoring form

    Thomas Mueller smiles during a press conference after a training session of the German national soccer team at their base camp of the German national soccer team in Evian-Les-Bains, France, Sunday, June 19, 2016. Photo: AP EVIAN-LES-BAINS: Thomas Mueller has yet to click at the European Championship and Germany looks far from convincing as it...

    European Union to Extend Russia Sanctions, Divided Over Next Steps
    Jun20

    European Union to Extend Russia Sanctions, Divided Over Next Steps

    From ASHARQ AL-AWSAT. The European Union was divided on Monday over how to end a stalemate with Moscow over the crisis in Ukraine. … continue reading European Union to Extend Russia Sanctions, Divided Over Next Steps …read more Source: ASHARQ...

    The Latest: Puma says Switzerland shirts were defective
    Jun20

    The Latest: Puma says Switzerland shirts were defective

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest from soccer’s European Championship (all times local): ___ 5:40 p.m. Puma says Switzerland’s players were wearing defective shirts in the match against France, and that’s why they ripped so easily at the European Championship. The sports apparel company, which sponsors Usain Bolt, apologized to the Swiss...