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    Sex, lies and psychological scars: inside Ukraine’s human trafficking crisis | Maxim Tucker
    Feb04

    Sex, lies and psychological scars: inside Ukraine’s human trafficking crisis | Maxim Tucker

    Desperate to find work, they leave home on the promise of a job only to be ushered into a life of forced labour and abuse. Two Ukrainian women reveal the trauma of trafficking and how a secret hospital is helping them rebuild their livesThe hospital where Dr Olga Milinchuk works has no sign outside and no waiting rooms. The address is a closely...

    PiS-sing Away Poland’s Future?
    Feb04

    PiS-sing Away Poland’s Future?

    By Stephan RichterKaczynski’s insistence to look backward is a disservice to a great country that has come a long way.After Andrzej Duda was elected last year, Polish friends were quick to send out assurances. The young President, they said, was keen on modernizing the country and maximizing opportunities for the young generation. The new...

    No end to the Final Solution
    Feb04

    No end to the Final Solution

    David Cesarani, Research Professor of History at Royal Holloway University of London, died at the age of 58 on 25 October 2015. The book now appears without its author, a kind of huge mausoleum for an astonishing enterprise. Cesarani wants to change our view of the Holocaust and to close the yawning gap between popular understanding of this...

    UN, aid agencies urge to keep checkpoints in eastern Ukraine open
    Feb04

    UN, aid agencies urge to keep checkpoints in eastern Ukraine open

    UN agencies and aid organizations on Wednesday expressed concern about thousands of civilians, mainly elderly and vulnerable Ukrainian citizens, facing difficulties every day in crossing the so-called “contact” line, Farhan Haq, the deputy UN spokesman, told reporters here. …read more Source: Global...

    Will Gazprom Start a New Price War?
    Feb04

    Will Gazprom Start a New Price War?

    Russia’s state-owned natural gas company Gazprom for some time enjoyed the benefits of having a reliable market to its west. For years, Europe has depended heavily on overland imports from Gazprom, and Moscow has used that dependence as geopolitical and economic leverage, forcing its European customers to sign long-term take-or-pay...

    Ukraine economy minister quits in blow to reform hopes
    Feb04

    Ukraine economy minister quits in blow to reform hopes

    Ukrainian Economy Minister Aivaras Abromavicius quit on Wednesday saying his ministry was being hijacked by corrupt vested interests, dealing another blow to Western hopes that the country can reform itself. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine economy minister quits in blow to reform hopes
    Feb04

    Ukraine economy minister quits in blow to reform hopes

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Economy Minister Aivaras Abromavicius quit on Wednesday saying his ministry was being hijacked by corrupt vested interests, dealing another blow to Western hopes that the country can reform itself. …read more Source: The...

    The BBC’s “Inside the War Room” should never have been made
    Feb04

    The BBC’s “Inside the War Room” should never have been made

    A solder in a dramatised scene from World War Three: Inside the War Room ©BBC, Gabriel Range : after Ukraine, are the Baltics in Putin’s sights? With the angry crowd wielding Russian flags, it looks just like a scene from Ukraine’s eastern Donbass region. Men in balaclavas storm a local government building and remove the flags from...

    Why the OSCE Is Indispensable for Security in Europe
    Feb03

    Why the OSCE Is Indispensable for Security in Europe

    We currently face what is perhaps the most serious threat to peace and security in Europe since the end of the Cold War. We are fully aware of what it means to assume the Chairmanship of Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in these difficult times, and of the responsibility we will bear for Europe. The motto we have chosen...

    NATO’s Top 5 Weapons of War Pointed at Russia
    Feb03

    NATO’s Top 5 Weapons of War Pointed at Russia

    Dave Majumdar Security, Europe Over the past two years, Russia has behaved aggressively in Ukraine and stepped up its bomber and submarine patrols. Senior U.S. defense and foreign policy officials are increasingly focused on a resurgent Russia and the threat it might pose in Europe. Over the past two years, Russia has behaved aggressively in...