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    Scholars from 10 countries to attend conference on Belarusian book printing in Polotsk
    May23

    Scholars from 10 countries to attend conference on Belarusian book printing in Polotsk

    The conference will bring together scholars of the academies of sciences, major universities, museums, archives, and libraries of Belarus, Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, France, and the Czech Republic. …read more Source:...

    Trump administration expected to reduce military aid to Pakistan
    May23

    Trump administration expected to reduce military aid to Pakistan

    US President Donald Trump – Reuters file photo WASHINGTON: The Trump administration’s budget proposal would convert some of the United States’ foreign military grants to loans, part of a larger effort to slash spending on diplomacy, aid and programmes abroad by more than 29 per cent, the White House said on Monday.Mick Mulvaney,...

    Our No-Fault Russia Policy
    May23

    Our No-Fault Russia Policy

    Looming over both Moscow’s blatant intervention in the U.S. election and the Trump Administration’s continued struggle to develop a coherent Russia policy is the simple, but persistent question: Who lost Russia? How did Russia go from a fledgling democracy after the fall of the Soviet Union to the authoritarian bully we grapple with...

    Ukrainian Lawmakers Approve Language Quotas For TV, Radio
    May23

    Ukrainian Lawmakers Approve Language Quotas For TV, Radio

    Lawmakers have approved a bill that would require Ukrainian television and radio stations that broadcast nationwide to have at least 75 percent of their programming in the Ukrainian language. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian MPs back law limiting Russian language on TV
    May23

    Ukrainian MPs back law limiting Russian language on TV

    The Ukrainian parliament on Tuesday backed a law that requires major TV channels to broadcast three-quarters of their programs in Ukrainian, AFP reported. “Once again, the Verkhovna Rada [parliament] has demonstrated that it is a Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada, one eliminating the remnants of the Soviet imperialist past,” Andriy Parubiy, the speaker of...

    Realism Doesn’t Need to Be ‘Reclaimed’
    May23

    Realism Doesn’t Need to Be ‘Reclaimed’

    Ted Bromund, Michael Auslin, and Colin Dueck want to “reclaim American realism,” and spell out what they mean by that in a new article for American Affairs. The idea that realism needs to be “reclaimed” is the first sign that the foreign policy they have in mind has little in common with the one most realists want: A new foreign policy can be...

    Volunteerism creating a stronger people power in Kazakhstan
    May23

    Volunteerism creating a stronger people power in Kazakhstan

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. What is the richness of a nation? – Its people. It couldn’t be truer for Kazakhstan where this saying resonates loud and clear. People the world over volunteer to give back to society. The one billion and counting volunteers work to commit their time and...

    In Ukraine: Parliament backs tough TV language rules to limit Russian
    May23

    In Ukraine: Parliament backs tough TV language rules to limit Russian

    The measure was passed a week after Ukraine blocked Russia's most popular social media networks. Ukraine’s parliament ratched up its cultural war against Russia on Tuesday by backing television language quotas requiring major channels to broadcast at least three-quarters of their programmes in the Ukrainian language.The measure was...

    Sladkaya Strana confectionery expanding into markets of Russia, Ukraine
    May23

    Sladkaya Strana confectionery expanding into markets of Russia, Ukraine

    The production of biscuits under the Sladkaya Strana trademark was launched in 2014, making the annual output of 103 tonnes. …read more Source:...

    Attacks on Academics: East Europe, Russia and Turkey
    May23

    Attacks on Academics: East Europe, Russia and Turkey

    By Denise FeldnerLimiting academic freedom is a threat to democracy itself. EU leaders must unite and stand up to this troubling trend. The issue of academic freedom is making international headlines again. Unfortunately, the news is far from positive. Especially surprising is that it has reared its ugly head in several Western and...