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    Good-bye, Lenin! – Ukrainian style
    Feb23

    Good-bye, Lenin! – Ukrainian style

    History in Ukraine is changing faster than it has in decades. Now hundreds of cities and streets recalling the Communist era are being renamed. But finding new names is not always easy. …read more Source:...

    Pellegrini confident City will end recent slump in Kiev
    Feb23

    Pellegrini confident City will end recent slump in Kiev

    KIEV – Manuel Pellegrini insisted his Manchester City players are fully focused as they look to end a run of three successive defeats in their Champions League last 16, first leg tie at Dynamo Kiev on Wednesday. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Good-bye, Lenin! – Ukrainian style
    Feb23

    Good-bye, Lenin! – Ukrainian style

    History in Ukraine is changing faster than it has in decades. Now hundreds of cities and streets recalling the Communist era are being renamed. But finding new names is not always easy. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    It’s About Human Rights: Social Media Platforms Must Safeguard Citizen-Generated Content
    Feb23

    It’s About Human Rights: Social Media Platforms Must Safeguard Citizen-Generated Content

    Content shared on social media has ever-increasing potential to be used as evidence of wartime atrocities and human rights violations. However, traditional social media models are stifling activists and burying evidence. There is a need for more tools and technologies built specifically for activists.User-generated content shared over social...

    Ceasefire or Bait-and-Switch?
    Feb23

    Ceasefire or Bait-and-Switch?

    Oh dear, another day, another “cessation of hostilities” in Syria that is likely to be anything but. How come?As news reports make abundantly clear, the main external protagonists are supposed to deliver their clients and proxies to a cessation of hostilities (legally distinct from a “ceasefire.”) That means the U.S., Saudi, and Turkish...

    It’s About Human Rights: Social Media Platforms Must Safeguard Citizen-Generated Content
    Feb23

    It’s About Human Rights: Social Media Platforms Must Safeguard Citizen-Generated Content

    Content shared on social media has ever-increasing potential to be used as evidence of wartime atrocities and human rights violations. However, traditional social media models are stifling activists and burying evidence. There is a need for more tools and technologies built specifically for activists.User-generated content shared over social...

    It’s About Human Rights: Social Media Platforms Must Safeguard Citizen-Generated Content
    Feb23

    It’s About Human Rights: Social Media Platforms Must Safeguard Citizen-Generated Content

    Content shared on social media has ever-increasing potential to be used as evidence of wartime atrocities and human rights violations. However, traditional social media models are stifling activists and burying evidence. There is a need for more tools and technologies built specifically for activists.User-generated content shared over social...

    Behind Closed Doors: Ukraine’s Panicked Meeting Ahead Of Crimean Seizure
    Feb23

    Behind Closed Doors: Ukraine’s Panicked Meeting Ahead Of Crimean Seizure

    Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council has published a previously top-secret transcript of a closed-door meeting it held on February 28, 2014 — just a few days before Moscow’s seizure of Crimea. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Global tensions send Russian vodka exports plummeting 40 percent
    Feb23

    Global tensions send Russian vodka exports plummeting 40 percent

    Clashes with the West over Ukraine and Syria are hitting home for the Russian economy, as foreign markets for its signature spirit, vodka, fell sharply in 2015. The Russian business newspaper Kommersant reported Tuesday that exports of vodka by both value and physical volume was off 40.2 percent in 2015, … …read more Source: The...

    Eurovision to evaluate Ukraine’s contentious song on Crimea (AFP)
    Feb23

    Eurovision to evaluate Ukraine’s contentious song on Crimea (AFP)

    Stockholm (AFP) – Ukraine’s entry for the Eurovision Song Contest, which is about Stalin’s wartime deportation of Crimean Tatars and has sparked fierce protests from Moscow, will be evaluated for rule compliance in March, a contest spokesman said Tuesday. …read more Source: The West...