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    Belarusian Partisan with Love: In Memory of Pavel Sheremet
    Jul21

    Belarusian Partisan with Love: In Memory of Pavel Sheremet

    Photograph: Dmytro Larin/AFP/Getty Images On July 20, 2016 at 7:45 am a bomb went off in a car in Kiev. The explosion killed Pavel Sheremet, a prominent Belarusian journalist working in Ukraine. Pavel was 44 years old and leaves behind his partner Olena Prytula. Ms Prytula owns Ukrayinska Pravda, an influential online newspaper in Ukraine, one of...

    Civilians Targeted By Unlawful Detentions, Disappearances, Torture In Eastern Ukraine, Watchdogs Say
    Jul21

    Civilians Targeted By Unlawful Detentions, Disappearances, Torture In Eastern Ukraine, Watchdogs Say

    Civilians have been subjected to extended arbitrary detention, disappearances, and even torture by both sides in the conflict in eastern Ukraine, two leading rights watchdogs warn in a joint report. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Teams from four countries to compete in Water Polo Federation Cup in Brest
    Jul21

    Teams from four countries to compete in Water Polo Federation Cup in Brest

    Belarus will host such a large-scale water polo competition for the first time. Men’s national teams of Belarus, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and the Czech Republic will compete for the main prize of the Water Polo Federation Cup. …read more Source:...

    The Wider Threat That the Police-Station Stand-Off Poses to Armenia’s Regime
    Jul21

    The Wider Threat That the Police-Station Stand-Off Poses to Armenia’s Regime

    YEREVAN, Armenia — Twenty armed men’s seizure of a police station in Armenia’s capital of Yerevan has put President Serzh Sargsyan in a bind. On the one hand, he needs to resolve it as soon as possible to demonstrate to the many Armenians who disagree with the takeover that no one is above the law. On the other hand, he needs to...

    Owner of world’s biggest piracy site Kickass Torrents Artem Vaulin arrested in US
    Jul21

    Owner of world’s biggest piracy site Kickass Torrents Artem Vaulin arrested in US

    A Ukrainian alleged to be the ringleader of the world’s biggest online piracy site, Kickass Torrents, was hit with US criminal charges Wednesday, accused of distributing over $1 billion worth of illegally copied films, music and other content. The Justice Department unveiled a criminal complaint against Artem Vaulin, 30, of Kharkiv,...

    EU and US to investigate shock murder of Ukraine journalist
    Jul21

    EU and US to investigate shock murder of Ukraine journalist

    EU and US experts are to take part in the investigation of a murder of a prominent journalist in Ukraine for the sake of transparency, Ukrainian authorities have said. …read more Source:...

    Sanctions hinder Russian efforts to build power plant – sources
    Jul21

    Sanctions hinder Russian efforts to build power plant – sources

    A state tender for a company to build and operate a power plant in southern Russia attracted no bids partly because firms feared falling foul of EU sanctions should any electricity be diverted to nearby Crimea, industry sources said. …read more Source: Channel...

    Analyst: Chaos instigated in Middle East, Turkey and Caucasus aims at subordinating Europe and Russia
    Jul21

    Analyst: Chaos instigated in Middle East, Turkey and Caucasus aims at subordinating Europe and Russia

    Chaos instigated in the Middle East, Turkey and Caucasus aims at subordinating Europe and Russia, member of the Karabakh Committee, the first Armenian president’s national security advisor Ashot Manucharyan has told ArmInfo. “Europe does not agree to fully involve into Transatlantic partnership headed by the USA, which would lead to...

    The Man Who Runs the World’s Biggest File-Sharing Site Has Been Arrested in Poland
    Jul21

    The Man Who Runs the World’s Biggest File-Sharing Site Has Been Arrested in Poland

    The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) is seeking to extradite Ukrainian national Artem Vaulin who was arrested in Poland Wednesday and is believed to be the man behind Kickass Torrents, the most popular site for peer-to-peer file sharing. Vaulin, 30, faces two counts of criminal copyright infringement, as well as conspiracy charges relating to...

    Why Russia is rejoicing over Trump
    Jul21

    Why Russia is rejoicing over Trump

    MOSCOW — Excited by Donald Trump’s pledge to promote “easing of tensions and improved relations with Russia,” the Kremlin establishment earlier this month invited Trump adviser Carter Page to speak before graduating students of Russian School of Economics. Page did not disappoint. In his remarks, Page condemned current American policy for...