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    Catholics in Bulgaria expect Easter
    Mar26

    Catholics in Bulgaria expect Easter

    On Sunday, the Catholic world celebrates Easter. A relatively small community of Catholics in Bulgaria, just above 1 percent of the population in this country, have also been expecting the Resurrection. History of Catholicism in Bulgaria dates back to the Middle Ages, when monks from the Franciscan Order of today’s Bosnia undertook a...

    Mexican faithful self-flagellate to mark Easter celebrations
    Mar26

    Mexican faithful self-flagellate to mark Easter celebrations

    Easter in the trenches for Ukrainian troopsPresident Putin attends Easter Mass in Moscow cathedralOn Easter, Pope calls for end to war, condemns waste exacerbating hunger …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    What’s Behind the Brain Drain in the Former Soviet Union
    Mar26

    What’s Behind the Brain Drain in the Former Soviet Union

    Image: Ukraine. Stock Photo. Pixabay.com One of the tragedies of living in a country that is both a dictatorship and a hotbed of corruption is that many people never get a chance to realize their potential, even with top educations and skills. That’s because a relative handful of the elite in such countries skim off much of the wealth,...

    Ukrainian lawyer of Russian soldiers was kidnapped, robbed and shot to death
    Mar26

    Ukrainian lawyer of Russian soldiers was kidnapped, robbed and shot to death

    The body of a Ukrainian lawyer for one of two Russian servicemen on trial in Ukraine was discovered Friday south of the capital, Kiev. Officials said Yuri Grabovsky had been kidnapped, beaten, robbed, shot to death and then buried with an explosive device around his leg. Grabovsky was representing Alexander Alexandrov, who was captured along with...

    What’s Behind the Brain Drain in the Former Soviet Union
    Mar26

    What’s Behind the Brain Drain in the Former Soviet Union

    Image: Ukraine. Stock Photo. Pixabay.com One of the tragedies of living in a country that is both a dictatorship and a hotbed of corruption is that many people never get a chance to realize their potential, even with top educations and skills. That’s because a relative handful of the elite in such countries skim off much of the wealth,...

    Genocide by ‘Joint Criminal Enterprise’
    Mar26

    Genocide by ‘Joint Criminal Enterprise’

    “Syria’s future is in the hands of those who must demand the rule of law and accountability for mass graves still consuming today’s innocents.” (Official photo of Tomasica mass graves) The U.S. government has issued a statement accusing ISIS of genocide, which coincides with the guilty verdict for the leader of another...

    Genocide by ‘Joint Criminal Enterprise’
    Mar26

    Genocide by ‘Joint Criminal Enterprise’

    “Syria’s future is in the hands of those who must demand the rule of law and accountability for mass graves still consuming today’s innocents.” (Official photo of Tomasica mass graves) The U.S. government has issued a statement accusing ISIS of genocide, which coincides with the guilty verdict for the leader of another...

    Ukraine Approves ‘Savchenko-Sentsov’ Sanctions List
    Mar26

    Ukraine Approves ‘Savchenko-Sentsov’ Sanctions List

    Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council has approved targeted sanctions against 54 individuals involved in the prosecutions of Ukrainian citizens Nadia Savchenko and Oleh Sentsov. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Party’s Over: Prohibitionary Politics in Ukraine
    Mar25

    The Party’s Over: Prohibitionary Politics in Ukraine

    Matthew Pennekamp, Rachel Bauman Security, Europe The outright banning of a political party is a curiously illiberal move. In a news story that skirted the dragnet of public attention, the Kiev District’s administration court on December 16 announced that it was placing a ban on the Communist Party of Ukraine (KPU). The goal of both...

    Ukraine’s president settles on a PM candidate
    Mar25

    Ukraine’s president settles on a PM candidate

    KIEV —Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s political bloc on Friday backed the speaker of parliament, Volodymyr Groysman, to replace Arseniy Yatsenyuk as prime minister. The endorsement raised hopes about a possible end to the country’s month-old political deadlock, which was brought on by last month’s failed no-confidence...