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    Polish economic reformer appointed adviser to Ukrainian president
    Apr26

    Polish economic reformer appointed adviser to Ukrainian president

    Leszek Balcerowicz – the author of Poland’s post-communist transition to a market economy – has been appointed adviser to the Ukrainian president. The often contentious figure will have plenty to contend with in Kyiv. …read more Source:...

    Polish economic reformer appointed adviser to Ukrainian president
    Apr26

    Polish economic reformer appointed adviser to Ukrainian president

    Leszek Balcerowicz – the author of Poland’s post-communist transition to a market economy – has been appointed adviser to the Ukrainian president. The often contentious figure will have plenty to contend with in Kyiv. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Polish economic guru appointed adviser to Ukrainian president
    Apr26

    Polish economic guru appointed adviser to Ukrainian president

    Leszek Balcerowicz – the author of Poland’s post-communist transition to a market economy – has been appointed adviser to the Ukrainian president. The often contentious figure will have plenty to contend with in Kyiv. …read more Source:...

    NATO Must Strengthen Its Front Line Against Russia
    Apr26

    NATO Must Strengthen Its Front Line Against Russia

    Janusz Onyszkiewicz, Imants Liegis, Elisabeth Braw Security, Europe Poland and Latvia’s former defense ministers have their say. On his visit to Estonia just before the 2014 NATO Summit in Wales, President Barack Obama stressed the importance of collective defense. “The defense of Tallinn and Riga and Vilnius is just as important as the...

    Chernobyl disaster: This is how scientists are keeping the radiation contained
    Apr25

    Chernobyl disaster: This is how scientists are keeping the radiation contained

    Engineers at Chernobyl, Ukraine, are close to installing a new state-of-the-art protective shelter over the remains of reactor no. 4, the site of the worst nuclear power plant accident in history. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine names new naval commander
    Apr25

    Ukraine names new naval commander

    Allen ConeKIEV, Ukraine, April 25 (UPI) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has appointed Lt. Gen Ihor Voronchenko as new commander of the Ukrainian Navy. …read more Source: United Press...

    Test Reveals Radioactive Chernobyl Residue in Milk From Belarus
    Apr25

    Test Reveals Radioactive Chernobyl Residue in Milk From Belarus

    Fallout from the April 26, 1986, explosion at the plant in neighboring Ukraine continues to taint life in Belarus. …read more Source: U.S....

    Bureaucrats blocked former Tory government’s desire to buy navy landing ships
    Apr25

    Bureaucrats blocked former Tory government’s desire to buy navy landing ships

    The bureaucracy at National Defence helped scuttle two attempts by the Harper government to acquire helicopter landing ships over the last few years, documents show. The most high-profile of the cases involved the sale by France of two Mistral-class warships, which had originally been built for Russia, but were on the auction block after the...

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, April 25, 2016
    Apr25

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, April 25, 2016

    To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Dov Friedman argues that Iraqi Kurdistan’s dreams of independence are doomed while war rages in nearby Turkey. Josh Cohen says that Ukraine’s failure to pursue substantive reforms means that the West must now get tough with the leaders in Kiev. …...

    16 ‘Pro-LGBT’ Businesses That Operate in Countries With Poor Human Rights Records
    Apr25

    16 ‘Pro-LGBT’ Businesses That Operate in Countries With Poor Human Rights Records

    Big corporations have come out to criticize state religious liberty measures in Georgia, Mississippi, and North Carolina as discriminating against those who aren’t heterosexual, some going as far as to propose boycotting states that enact such laws. However, several of the most vocal companies that say they stand with lesbian, gay,...