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    Erdogan’s talk of ‘kinsmen’ in Thrace raises concerns in Greece
    Oct17

    Erdogan’s talk of ‘kinsmen’ in Thrace raises concerns in Greece

    The Greek Foreign Ministry on Monday urged Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to respect international agreements, expressing concern that his statement on Saturday, that Ankara “cannot ignore” its kinsmen in Western Thrace, Cyprus and Crimea, could undermine regional stability. …read more Source:...

    Kremlin-funded RT TV says UK bank closing its accounts
    Oct17

    Kremlin-funded RT TV says UK bank closing its accounts

    Kremlin-funded television network RT said yesterday that Britain’s NatWest bank is closing all its accounts in a unilateral decision that Moscow decried as politically motivated. “They have closed our accounts in Britain. All the accounts,” wrote RT editor-in-chief Margarita Simonyan on Twitter. She later said that NatWest has not blocked...

    EU says Russian assault on Aleppo may be war crime
    Oct17

    EU says Russian assault on Aleppo may be war crime

    The European Union on Monday strongly condemned Russia for the bombardment of the Syrian city of Aleppo, saying devastating air strikes by Moscow and Damascus could amount to war crimes. EU foreign ministers meeting in Luxembourg also warned that the 28-nation bloc could impose additional sanctions against Damascus but decided against targeting...

    Ukraine War: Rebel Military Leader Arsen Pavlov Killed In Donetsk Bombing, But Did Russia Or Ukraine Arrange His Death?
    Oct17

    Ukraine War: Rebel Military Leader Arsen Pavlov Killed In Donetsk Bombing, But Did Russia Or Ukraine Arrange His Death?

    Pro-Russian rebels have accused a Ukrainian neo-Nazi group of assassinating one of their commanders in eastern Ukraine, BBC News reported Monday. Russian-born commander Arsen Pavlov, known as “Motorola,” was killed Sunday by a bomb explosion in his apartment building’s elevator in the rebel-held city of Donetsk. Soon after, heavy military...

    Kremlin-backed TV channel cries censorship in UK banking row
    Oct17

    Kremlin-backed TV channel cries censorship in UK banking row

    Russia accused Britain of political censorship today after a British state-owned bank withdrew its services from Kremlin-backed Russian broadcaster RT. RT said NatWest, owned by Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS), which is majority-controlled by the British government, had not explained why it was withdrawing its banking services in Britain and...

    News24.com | Notorious warlord killed in bombing in eastern Ukraine
    Oct17

    News24.com | Notorious warlord killed in bombing in eastern Ukraine

    Separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine say a notorious warlord has been killed in a bombing in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk. …read more Source:...

    Russia’s nuclear brinksmanship alarms national security experts
    Oct17

    Russia’s nuclear brinksmanship alarms national security experts

    Over the course of the last century, the United States and Russia have often had a contentious and problematic relationship. In particular, the global superpowers have waged a more or less constant struggle over their global spheres of influence since the end of World War II. However, since the dawn of the nuclear age, the two powers have...

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, October 17, 2016
    Oct17

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, October 17, 2016

    To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Ian Bateson reports on the hard lessons Mikheil Saakashvili has learned since becoming governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region. Tom Ginsburg lays out the advantages of constitutional monarchy as exemplified by Thailand’s recently deceased king — and points out...

    Ukraine rebels mourn Russian commander assassinated in Donetsk
    Oct17

    Ukraine rebels mourn Russian commander assassinated in Donetsk

    Arseny Pavlov was blown up in his apartment building with his bodyguard on Sunday. He was wanted for war crimes. …read more Source:...

    Pro-Russia commander killed in bombing in eastern Ukraine
    Oct17

    Pro-Russia commander killed in bombing in eastern Ukraine

    A top commander of pro-Russia forces has been killed in a bombing in eastern Ukraine, local authorities say, accusing the Kiev government over his death. …read more Source: Iran...