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    From pornography to surrogacy, too few of us are ethical consumers of bodies
    Feb26

    From pornography to surrogacy, too few of us are ethical consumers of bodies

    When it comes to buying access to other people’s bodies, experience shows that it’s a buyer’s market: those with the economic power set the terms. Sometimes I wish I was better at maths, because there’s a diagram I really want to draw. Here are the two axes – up the side, need for item or service; across the bottom,...

    Federica Mogherini  to Meet Civil Society Representatives in Armenia
    Feb26

    Federica Mogherini to Meet Civil Society Representatives in Armenia

    EU High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini will travel to Azerbaijan on Monday, 29 February and Armenia on Tuesday, 1 March, continuing her tour of the Eastern Partnership countries following visits to Ukraine and Georgia at the end of last year. As we was informed from the press service of the Delegation of the European Union to...

    Beeline smartphones and tablets among best selling gadgets in Armenia
    Feb26

    Beeline smartphones and tablets among best selling gadgets in Armenia

    Beeline brand smartphones and tablets are among the best selling devices in Armenia in 2015, according to “Retail Sales Monitoring” independent research of Armenian market’s digital equipment conducted by GFK market research institute. As the press service of the company informed ArmInfo, the number of Beeline smartphones sold...

    The Independent: Sofia Ranks as Fourth Most Dangerous City in Europe
    Feb26

    The Independent: Sofia Ranks as Fourth Most Dangerous City in Europe

    According to a recent article in The Independent, the Bulgarian capital ranks as the fourth most dangerous city in Europe. The ranking is based on the latest edition of the Quality of Living Index compiled annually by the largest HR consulting firm Mercer, which was released earlier this week. The article notes that Sofia has dropped to 118th...

    Putin warns foreign ‘foes’ aiming to interfere in elections
    Feb26

    Putin warns foreign ‘foes’ aiming to interfere in elections

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is warning that opponents in other countries are preparing attempts to interfere in this autumn’s parliamentary elections. Putin told a meeting Friday of top officials of the Federal Security Service that “foes abroad” are “getting prepared for these elections” and that at any...

    Ukrainian Businessman Close To Kharkiv Mayor Shot Dead
    Feb26

    Ukrainian Businessman Close To Kharkiv Mayor Shot Dead

    A businessman and ally of the mayor of northeastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv has been shot dead. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia & Me: Former Post-Soviet Leaders’ Views On Crimea’s Annexation
    Feb26

    Russia & Me: Former Post-Soviet Leaders’ Views On Crimea’s Annexation

    On February 27, 2014, Russian troops wearing uniforms without insignia took control of the main government buildings in Crimea. Three weeks later, Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula following a referendum widely considered to be rigged. RFE/RL’s Anna Sous spoke with 12 former post-Soviet leaders for her interview series,...

    High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini to visit Azerbaijan and Armenia
    Feb26

    High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini to visit Azerbaijan and Armenia

    High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini will travel to Azerbaijan on Monday 29 February and Armenia on Tuesday 1 March, continuing her tour of the Eastern Partnership countries following visits to Ukraine and Georgia at the end of last year. In Azerbaijan, the HR/VP will meet with President Ilham Aliyev and Foreign Minister Elmar...

    EU May Offer Georgia Visa-Free Travel, Delay On Ukraine
    Feb26

    EU May Offer Georgia Visa-Free Travel, Delay On Ukraine

    The European Commission appears ready to offer visa-free travel to Georgia, but could postpone a similar offer to Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Western Paranoia aside, Russia Unlikely to Attack the Baltics
    Feb26

    Western Paranoia aside, Russia Unlikely to Attack the Baltics

    When the Cold War closed many people believed that history had ended. Peace had descended upon the earth. The lion was about to lie down with the lamb. The Second Coming seemed on its way. Europe was certain to be free and undivided. Alas, it hasn’t worked out that way. But no worries. At least NATO officials are happy. Following Russian...