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    World-Renowned Economist Sergei Guriev on the Russian Economy: Takeaways from his Speech at the Oxford Guild
    Feb19

    World-Renowned Economist Sergei Guriev on the Russian Economy: Takeaways from his Speech at the Oxford Guild

    On January 27, 2016, Sergei Guriev, a leading Russian economist and Professor of Economics at Sciences Po University in Paris, made a speech to the Oxford Guild entitled “Whither the Russian Economy.” During his speech, Guriev shared his thoughts on Russia’s economic growth prospects, the current economic crisis in Russia, and...

    Children and War | Athens | February 20
    Feb19

    Children and War | Athens | February 20

    The Fyodor Dostoevsky Cultural Society in Athens is hosting an exhibition of paintings by children living in conflict-stricken areas in Syria and the Donbass region of Ukraine through February 28. …read more Source:...

    Kyiv’s crisis continues its spiral
    Feb19

    Kyiv’s crisis continues its spiral

    Two years after Kyiv’s transition of power, signs are pointing again to change. Reforms are barely moving forward; accusations of corruption grow louder. Now even the government coalition has collapsed. …read more Source:...

    Kyiv’s crisis continues its spiral
    Feb19

    Kyiv’s crisis continues its spiral

    Two years after Kyiv’s transition of power, signs are pointing again to change. Reforms are barely moving forward; accusations of corruption grow louder. Now even the government coalition has collapsed. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Documentary Captures Searing Images of Ukraine’s 2014 Pro-democracy Uprising
    Feb19

    Documentary Captures Searing Images of Ukraine’s 2014 Pro-democracy Uprising

    In the Oscar-nominated documentary Winter on Fire, filmmaker Evgeny Afineevsky chronicles the massive 2014 mobilization of one million Ukrainians against what they saw as a corrupt political regime and their bloody clashes with security forces. VOA’s Penelope Poulou has more. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Ukraine Hinders Minks Peace Agreements, Dennounces Russia
    Feb19

    Ukraine Hinders Minks Peace Agreements, Dennounces Russia

    19 de febrero de 2016, 12:18Moscow, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) Russian representative to the Security and Cooperation Organization in Europe (SCOE), Alexandr Lukashevich, today said that Ukraine continues hindering the implementation of the agreements signed in Minsk on February 12, 2105. …read more Source: Prensa...

    Russia’s Internet Censorship Grew Nine-Fold in 2015 Says Rights Group
    Feb19

    Russia’s Internet Censorship Grew Nine-Fold in 2015 Says Rights Group

    Internet censorship in Russia soared last year as the government stepped up efforts to filter content online, a report by a rights group has said. Titled “The Triumph of Censorship”, the report by Agora, a respected group of human rights lawyers, counted media reports and government statements about blocked web pages as well as prosecutions of...

    UN says conflict in Ukraine has affected 580,000 children
    Feb19

    UN says conflict in Ukraine has affected 580,000 children

    (ChinaPost.com.tw) – The conflict in Ukraine has “deeply affected” 580,000 children close to the front lines and in areas in the volatile east not under government control, the U.N. children’s agency said late Thursday. …read more Source: The China...

    [Ticker] Sweden, Lithuania urge Russia to ‘leave Ukrainian territory’
    Feb19

    [Ticker] Sweden, Lithuania urge Russia to ‘leave Ukrainian territory’

    The defence ministers of Sweden and Lithuania said in a joint statement Friday: “Despite persistent Russian denials we know that regular Russian troops are present in Donbass [east Ukraine].” They added: “Russian troops and weaponry must leave Ukrainian territory.” The statement came after their meeting with...

    Pellegrini set to play scratch side in Chelsea cup tie
    Feb19

    Pellegrini set to play scratch side in Chelsea cup tie

    Pellegrini encouraged Manchester City’s youngsters to shine Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini maintained his stance that he will field a weakened side for Sunday’s FA Cup fifth-round trip to Chelsea. League Cup finalists City remain in the hunt for honours across four competitions, although their Premier League title hopes...