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    Armenian Stand-Off Continues to be Tense and Dangerous
    Jul27

    Armenian Stand-Off Continues to be Tense and Dangerous

    Image: Ethnic Armenians have been protesting in and out of the country in recent years. This sign at a Los Angeles rally refers to many Armenians’ belief that Russia interferes in their country’s affairs. (Twitter: @S_Zoppellaro) Lines are hardening in the stand-off between Armenian authorities and supporters of a jailed fringe...

    Austria, Germany and Romania top travelling destinations for Bulgarians in June
    Jul27

    Austria, Germany and Romania top travelling destinations for Bulgarians in June

    565,000 Bulgarians travelled abroad in June 2016, or 20.7 percent up on June 2015, the National Statistical Institute has announced. The increase is biggest in the number of Bulgarian nationals travelling to Austria – 99.2 percent, Germany – 50.8 percent and Romania – 23.3 percent. At the same time visits to Russia have dropped by 6.3 percent, to...

    Firebombs hurled at hassidic luminary’s grave in Ukraine
    Jul27

    Firebombs hurled at hassidic luminary’s grave in Ukraine

    Grave of Arye Leib, disciple of ‘Maggid’ of Mezeritch, desecrated by firebombs. …read more Source: Arutz...

    Malaysia Airlines to buy 50 Boeing jets
    Jul27

    Malaysia Airlines to buy 50 Boeing jets

    KUALA LUMPUR: Struggling Malaysia Airlines on Wednesday announced plans to purchase 50 Boeing aircraft for $5.5 billion as it continues efforts to recover from devastating twin disasters in 2014. Malaysia’s national flag carrier said it had placed firm orders for 25 Boeing 737 MAX jets and had purchase rights for another 25. Deliveries are...

    Poland’s problem with this Pope
    Jul27

    Poland’s problem with this Pope

    Pope Francis will be received by the usual ecstatic crowds when he touches down in Krakow, Poland, this week for a four-day Catholic youth celebration. But look closely at the faces of government officials and bishops in the crowd, and you might see something other than joy in their expressions: wariness, suspicion, anxiety — and in some cases...

    Instead of NATO the Role of OSCE may be Strengthened in the Caucasus
    Jul27

    Instead of NATO the Role of OSCE may be Strengthened in the Caucasus

    “NATO won’t expand to the Caucasus,” Alexander Rar, German analyst, member of representative of Russian Valdai Discussion Club, told at today’s online press conference held in Region Research Center, touching upon the possibilities of NATO’s expansion to the direction of the Caucasus. The German analyst stated that he...

    What’s NATO For, Anyway?
    Jul26

    What’s NATO For, Anyway?

    Donald Trump shocked foreign-policy professionals and observers when he remarked to The New York Times that if he were president, the United States might not come to the defense of an attacked NATO ally that hadn’t fulfilled its “obligation to make payments.” The remark broke with decades of bipartisan commitment to the alliance and, as...

    Controversial religious procession barred from entering Kiev
    Jul26

    Controversial religious procession barred from entering Kiev

    Authorities in Ukraine’s capital say pilgrims in a major religious procession connected with a Moscow-loyal church will be taken to their goal by bus, a compromise reached hours after participants in the procession were barred from entering Kiev on foot. …read more Source: The Daily...

    This Classic Ukrainian Cartoon Can Help Parents Talk About Human Trafficking
    Jul26

    This Classic Ukrainian Cartoon Can Help Parents Talk About Human Trafficking

    Screen shot from “How the Cossacks Rescued Their Fiances” (1973). ‘Traditional’ bondage in Mauritania; forced prostitution in Europe; and bride kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan. In 2016, an estimated 45.8 million were subjected to some form of slavery in 167 countries, according to the Global Slavery Index. Even though slavery continues to plague...

    This Classic Ukrainian Cartoon Can Help Parents Talk About Human Trafficking
    Jul26

    This Classic Ukrainian Cartoon Can Help Parents Talk About Human Trafficking

    Screen shot from “How the Cossacks Rescued Their Fiances” (1973). ‘Traditional’ bondage in Mauritania; forced prostitution in Europe; and bride kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan. In 2016, an estimated 45.8 million were subjected to some form of slavery in 167 countries, according to the Global Slavery Index. Even though slavery continues to plague...