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    Russia Less Corrupt Than a Year Ago: Transparency International
    Jan27

    Russia Less Corrupt Than a Year Ago: Transparency International

    Russia has improved its global standing with regards to corruption according to anti-fraud organization Transparency International’s annual league table for 2015. The ranking takes into account the transparency of each country’s public sector and rates it out of 100, with zero signifying little transparency and high corruption, while...

    Kiev plans Dutch referendum campaign to ‘show the real Ukraine’
    Jan27

    Kiev plans Dutch referendum campaign to ‘show the real Ukraine’

    Kiev is planning to get involved in the Dutch referendum campaign on the EU treaty with Ukraine, according to an… …read more Source:...

    Armenia among top three CIS countries enjoying popularity of Russian tourists
    Jan27

    Armenia among top three CIS countries enjoying popularity of Russian tourists

    Top 10 popular cities for Russian tourists in 2016 are Minsk, Tbilisi, Yerevan, Baku, Kyiv, Almaty, Tashkent, Chisinau, Astana and Vitebsk. …read more Source:...

    Putin Grants Russian Citizenship To Pro-Moscow Journalist From Ukraine
    Jan27

    Putin Grants Russian Citizenship To Pro-Moscow Journalist From Ukraine

    President Vladimir Putin has granted Russian citizenship to a controversial pro-Russian journalist from Ukraine, Anatoliy Vasserman. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Cold Warriors Strike Back
    Jan27

    The Cold Warriors Strike Back

    Stephen F. CohenIn Washington, London, Turkey, Kiev, and even Moscow, opponents of a possible US–Russian détente on Ukraine and Syria demonstrate again their power to thwart the process of negotiations. …read more Source: The...

    The Best Countries Understand ‘Soft Power’
    Jan27

    The Best Countries Understand ‘Soft Power’

    Cross-posted from U.S. News and World ReportDAVOS, Switzerland — While global leaders who gathered at the World Economic Forum’s meeting debate solutions to social, political and economic uncertainty, quietly a new force is gaining credibility around the world: the desire for “soft power.”Let’s start with the data....

    First Nations might be OK with Wernick in top job
    Jan27

    First Nations might be OK with Wernick in top job

    If you were to listen to Conservative attacks you’d think the Trudeau government was soft on Islamic State terrorism, indifferent to the economic travails of the oil and gas industry, too ready to make nice with nasty Iran, insufficiently friendly to Israel, and not as supportive of Ukraine vis-à-vis Russia as it should be. Conservatives...

    Poland advances in transparency ranking
    Jan27

    Poland advances in transparency ranking

    Poland ranked 30th in a report on the government transparency level published by Transparency International, thus it recorded a five spot advance compared with the previous edition. Denmark came in first among 168 countries included in the analysis. When it comes to the CEE region, only Estonia performed better than Poland (23rd place). The...

    Hackers may have wider access to Ukrainian industrial facilities
    Jan27

    Hackers may have wider access to Ukrainian industrial facilities

    Hackers were able to attack four sections of Ukraine’s power grid with malware late last year because of basic security lapses and they could take down other industrial facilities at any time, a consultant to government investigators said. …read more Source: Channel...

    NATO may start using military tactics to try and combat Russian propaganda
    Jan27

    NATO may start using military tactics to try and combat Russian propaganda

    Thomson ReutersNATO may combat Kremlin “weaponization of information” used to support action such as the 2014 seizure of Crimea by creating a new more powerful communications section and declassifying more sensitive material, according to draft plans. Both NATO and the European Union are concerned by Russia’s ability to use...