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    OSCE Official: Media Freedom Declining in Europe
    Sep22

    OSCE Official: Media Freedom Declining in Europe

    A leading advocate for media freedom warned Tuesday that the climate for journalists in Europe is deteriorating as governments react to political crises with restrictions that include physical harassment, bans on freedom of movement and limits on freedom of expression. Dunja Mijatovic, media freedom representative for the Organization for...

    IMF chief urges holdouts to join Ukraine debt deal (AFP)
    Sep22

    IMF chief urges holdouts to join Ukraine debt deal (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – IMF chief Christine Lagarde on Tuesday pressed Ukraine’s hold-out creditors such as Russia and a handful of Western investment houses to write off some of the crisis-wrecked country’s massive debt. …read more Source: The West...

    IMF chief urges all lenders to join Ukraine debt deal
    Sep22

    IMF chief urges all lenders to join Ukraine debt deal

    KIEV (AFP) – IMF chief Christine Lagarde on Tuesday pressed Ukraines hold-out creditors such as Russia and a handful of Western investment houses to write off some of the crisis-wrecked countrys massive debt.Lagardes statement came as an International Monetary Fund mission arrived in Kiev to assess Ukraines committment to economic...

    The Auschwitz paradox: an interview with Timothy Snyder
    Sep22

    The Auschwitz paradox: an interview with Timothy Snyder

    Heinz Jost (centre), commander of Einsatzgruppe A between March and September 1942, on trial at Nuremberg in 1948 (photo: Wikimedia Commons) In his 2010 book “Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin,” the American historian Timothy Snyder identified an area stretching from central Poland, through Ukraine, Belarus and the Baltic States to...

    President Poroshenko calls for Ukraine to join NATO
    Sep22

    President Poroshenko calls for Ukraine to join NATO

    Ryan MaassKIEV, Ukraine, Sept. 22 (UPI) — Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko is calling for his government to seek full membership with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukrainian pilot Savchenko goes on trial
    Sep22

    Ukrainian pilot Savchenko goes on trial

    Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko is on trial in southern Russia, charged in the deaths of Russian journalists in eastern Ukraine. She denies the claims, saying the case is a sham, writes Emma Burrows from Donetsk. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Estonia’s top pro-Russian politician detained for corruption
    Sep22

    Estonia’s top pro-Russian politician detained for corruption

    TALLINN, Sept 22, 2015 (AFP) – Estonian justice authorities on Tuesday pressed corruption charges against controversial Tallinn Mayor Edgar Savisaar, who also heads the largest opposition party popular with the Baltic EU and NATO states large Russian minority.This morning the internal security service presented Tallinn Mayor Edgar Savisaar...

    Turkey Alarmed Over Russian Military Buildup in Syria
    Sep22

    Turkey Alarmed Over Russian Military Buildup in Syria

    The condemnation came as U.S. officials said they were still trying to fathom Russian President Vladimir Putin’s strategy in Syria – whether his military objective is to help battle against Islamic State extremists, as Moscow claims, or to strike at rebel fighters seeking to topple President Bashar al-Assad, a Russian ally. Turkish...

    Ukraine helicopter pilot slams ‘lies’ as murder trial starts in Russia (AFP)
    Sep22

    Ukraine helicopter pilot slams ‘lies’ as murder trial starts in Russia (AFP)

    Donets (Russia) (AFP) – Ukrainian airforce helicopter pilot Nadiya Savchenko on Tuesday blasted Russian prosecution ‘lies’ against her at the start of a trial over the murder of two journalists that has caused outrage in Kiev and the West. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia: controversial trial of Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko opens
    Sep22

    Russia: controversial trial of Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko opens

    The trial of Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko has opened in Russia. She’s accused of murdering two Russian journalists in eastern Ukraine… …read more Source:...