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    Defence Industry, Academic Autonomy, Parliament Recognition – Ostrogorski Centre Digest
    Sep01

    Defence Industry, Academic Autonomy, Parliament Recognition – Ostrogorski Centre Digest

    Vice-speaker of the Polish Sejm Ryszard Terlecki in the Belarusian parliament. Photo: belsat.eu Over the past month, analysts at the Ostrogorski Centre have discussed the rise of the Belarusian defence industry, the increase in dialogue between European and Belarusian parliamentarians, and prospects of real student self-government in Belarusian...

    Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels say new ceasefire holding (AFP)
    Sep01

    Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels say new ceasefire holding (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels on Thursday said their forces were respecting a ceasefire aimed at halting a recent spike in fighting in time for the start of the new school year. …read more Source: The West...

    US Treasury says expands Ukraine sanctions against Russia
    Sep01

    US Treasury says expands Ukraine sanctions against Russia

    The U.S. Department of the Treasury said Thursday it had expanded its sanctions against Russia in relation to the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Bulgarian Parliament adopts security report for 2015
    Sep01

    Bulgarian Parliament adopts security report for 2015

    The Bulgarian National Assembly has adopted an annual report on the national security of Bulgaria for 2015, which shows growth of security threats to this country and Europe as a whole. The report points out the actions and measures taken by the Bulgarian government to address foreign risks to national security. In 2015, these challenges and...

    Roma attacked in Ukraine: Human rights activists call for dialogue
    Sep01

    Roma attacked in Ukraine: Human rights activists call for dialogue

    The murder of a Ukrainian girl blamed on a Roma led locals from a village near Odessa to carry out pogroms. An entire Roma community was evicted, causing concern among human rights groups. …read more Source:...

    Roma attacked in Ukraine: Human rights activists call for dialogue
    Sep01

    Roma attacked in Ukraine: Human rights activists call for dialogue

    The murder of a Ukrainian girl blamed on a Roma led locals from a village near Odessa to carry out pogroms. An entire Roma community was evicted, causing concern among human rights groups. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Congo fever outbreak feared as Spaniard dies from tick bite
    Sep01

    Congo fever outbreak feared as Spaniard dies from tick bite

    Health authorities in Spain have begun screening around 200 people after a rare, deadly virus known as Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever killed a man and infected a nurse who treated him, officials said on Thursday. …read more Source: The Local...

    Poland’s Campaign To Recruit New Defense Force
    Sep01

    Poland’s Campaign To Recruit New Defense Force

    Poland’s military is set to launch an ambitious campaign to recruit volunteers for a militia to counter potential Russian aggression. The new Territorial Defense Force is expected to have 35,000 members. Poland hopes to enlist a growing number for patriotic citizens who’ve already joined paramilitary groups. (Camera: Marek Hajduk....

    Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels say new cease-fire holding
    Sep01

    Ukraine, pro-Russia rebels say new cease-fire holding

    Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels on Thursday said their forces were respecting a cease-fire aimed at halting a recent spike in fighting in time for the start of the new school year. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Merkel, Hollande Worried About Ukraine Conflict Ahead of Meeting With Putin
    Sep01

    Merkel, Hollande Worried About Ukraine Conflict Ahead of Meeting With Putin

    Germany and France are “extremely concerned” about the situation in eastern Ukraine, especially along the line of contact between pro-Russian separatists and government forces, the two countries’ leaders said on Thursday. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande spoke ahead of an expected meeting...