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    Internet Freedom Declines in Russia, Ukraine, Improves in Belarus
    Nov29

    Internet Freedom Declines in Russia, Ukraine, Improves in Belarus

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. Source: Wikimedia Commons Freedom House’s annual “Freedom on the Net” report, released this month, paints a worrying picture of declining internet freedom in Russian-speaking parts of the world. Russia, Belarus and Central Asian states including Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan were rated as “not free” in...

    Former Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych court appearance
    Nov28

    Former Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych court appearance

    Ukraine’s former president, Viktor Yanukovych, has been questioned via video-link from Russia. …read more Source:...

    Why Trump’s Win Isn’t So Shocking: The 6 Year Global Crisis Of Political Legitimacy
    Nov28

    Why Trump’s Win Isn’t So Shocking: The 6 Year Global Crisis Of Political Legitimacy

    Well, except for a few professors, a documentarian, a pollster, a cartoonist and a 2000 episode of The Simpsons, we all got it flat wrong. Billionaire Donald Trump will be the 45th US President from January 20, 2017. But wait a minute – is his victory really so shocking? Not at all. Yes, low voter turnout (millennials, where were you?), the...

    Yanukovych says protesters started war
    Nov28

    Yanukovych says protesters started war

    Ukraine’s former Moscow-backed president has accused pro-European Union protesters who forced his ouster of provoking the 31-month pro-Russian revolt in the southeast that has claimed nearly 10,000 lives. Viktor Yanukovych is a witness in the trial of five Ukrainian Berkut anti-riot police who are accused of opening fire at mostly unarmed...

    François Fillon, the right-wing hard-liner who just won a major French election, explained
    Nov28

    François Fillon, the right-wing hard-liner who just won a major French election, explained

    A hard-right politician, written off by pollsters and establishment pundits for month, rockets to the top of the polls in his party’s presidential primary. He vows to “conquer Islamic totalitarianism,” promises to clamp down on mass immigration, and calls for a closer relationship with Vladimir Putin’s Russia. When the vote is finally...

    Ukraine ex-President Viktor Yanukovich blames radicals for bloodshed at Maidan protests
    Nov28

    Ukraine ex-President Viktor Yanukovich blames radicals for bloodshed at Maidan protests

    …read more Source: The Indian...

    Donald Trump, who advocates closer ties to Vladimir Putin, says Cuba must improve its human rights
    Nov28

    Donald Trump, who advocates closer ties to Vladimir Putin, says Cuba must improve its human rights

    A stencil graffiti featuring Fidel Castro’s image says in Spanish “Fidel among us,” in an alleyway in Havana, Cuba, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016. (Credit: AP) In the aftermath of Fidel Castro’s death, President-elect Donald Trump issued the following tweet on Monday: If Cuba is unwilling to make a better deal for the Cuban...

    Leading Merkel ally urges sanctions against Russia over Syria
    Nov28

    Leading Merkel ally urges sanctions against Russia over Syria

    BERLIN – The head of Germany’s foreign affairs committee, an ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel, called on Monday for Berlin to impose sanctions on Russia because of its supporting role in the war in Syria. The Syrian army and its allies… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Yanukovych Blames Radicals for Bloodshed During 2014 Protests
    Nov28

    Ukraine’s Yanukovych Blames Radicals for Bloodshed During 2014 Protests

    Ukraine’s former president Viktor Yanukovych on Monday blamed armed nationalist radicals for fomenting violence in the 2014 Maidan protests that led to scores of protesters being killed and ultimately prompted him to flee into exile. His testimony to a Ukrainian court via a video link from neighboring Russia was the first time Ukrainian...

    Ukraine’s Yanukovych Blames Radicals for Bloodshed During 2014 Protests
    Nov28

    Ukraine’s Yanukovych Blames Radicals for Bloodshed During 2014 Protests

    Ukraine’s former president Viktor Yanukovych on Monday blamed armed nationalist radicals for fomenting violence in the 2014 Maidan protests that led to scores of protesters being killed and ultimately prompted him to flee into exile. His testimony to a Ukrainian court via a video link from neighboring Russia was the first time Ukrainian...