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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Protesters In Kyiv Demand Electoral Reforms
    Oct17

    Protesters In Kyiv Demand Electoral Reforms

    Thousands of opposition protesters demonstrated in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, to demand reforms to the electoral system and new anticorruption measures. Minor scuffles were reported in front of the parliament building during the mainly peaceful protest. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Propaganda In Germany: More Effective Than You Think
    Oct17

    Russian Propaganda In Germany: More Effective Than You Think

    In the wake of the September 2017 German elections, many observers have been puzzled by the seeming absence of Russian interference in such a high-stakes European race. A representative New York Times headline posed the question most directly: “Why no Russian meddling”?In 2015 and 2016, Russian activity in Germany had followed the same toolkit...

    Saakashvili leads mass anti-government rally in Ukrainian capital
    Oct17

    Saakashvili leads mass anti-government rally in Ukrainian capital

    Former Georgian president and Ukrainian governor Mikhail Saakashvili has led a mass anti-government rally in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev. …read more Source: Iran...

    This Video Shows What Happens if Washington, D.C. Is Attacked with Nuclear Weapons
    Oct17

    This Video Shows What Happens if Washington, D.C. Is Attacked with Nuclear Weapons

    Harry J. Kazianis Security, It would be hell. While we all can certainly debate what is or isn’t a modern-day existential threat in its present form, we can all certainly agree terrorists and also lesser capable nation-states (consider impoverished North Korea, who has an economy smaller than Ethiopia, for example) are able to develop...

    UN Report: Inequality, Denial of Reproductive Rights Threaten Development
    Oct17

    UN Report: Inequality, Denial of Reproductive Rights Threaten Development

    A U.N. report warns gender inequality and the denial of reproductive rights and family planning threatens development goals, weakens national economies and will undermine efforts to eliminate poverty by 2030. In its annual State of World Population report, the U.N. Population Fund (UNFPA) describes the poorest women in most developing countries...

    Getting Tough with Aliyev
    Oct17

    Getting Tough with Aliyev

    “The Azerbaijani regime continues to use torture, politically-motivated criminal charges, harassment, international kidnapping, and other forms of intimidation to silence human rights defenders, independent journalists, and religious leaders,” said Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), who chairs the House panel on global human rights. “It is evident that...

    [Opinion] EU-Russia trade bouncing back – despite sanctions
    Oct17

    [Opinion] EU-Russia trade bouncing back – despite sanctions

    New figures for 2017 so far show a surprising uptick in EU-Russia trade relations, notwithstanding sanctions over Ukraine and Crimea. …read more Source:...

    The Morning Vertical, October 17, 2017
    Oct17

    The Morning Vertical, October 17, 2017

    Your daily roundup …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Congo Wins Seat At Human Rights Council, Despite Abuses
    Oct17

    Congo Wins Seat At Human Rights Council, Despite Abuses

    The UN General Assembly has elected the Democratic Republic of Congo to the Human Rights Council, despite protests that the country’s record of human rights abuses make it unfit for the job. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia supplying free fuel to Taliban in war against NATO forces: report
    Oct17

    Russia supplying free fuel to Taliban in war against NATO forces: report

    Russia is supporting the Afghan Taliban against NATO forces through a covert programme of laundered fuel sales, The Times said in a report on Tuesday. “Russian intelligence services are sending fleets of fuel tankers into Afghanistan through the Hairatan border crossing with Uzbekistan,” the report quoted sources in the militant group and Afghan...