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    Civilians Targeted By Unlawful Detentions, Disappearances, Torture In Eastern Ukraine, Watchdogs Say
    Jul21

    Civilians Targeted By Unlawful Detentions, Disappearances, Torture In Eastern Ukraine, Watchdogs Say

    Civilians have been subjected to extended arbitrary detention, disappearances, and even torture by both sides in the conflict in eastern Ukraine, two leading rights watchdogs warn in a joint report. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Wider Threat That the Police-Station Stand-Off Poses to Armenia’s Regime
    Jul21

    The Wider Threat That the Police-Station Stand-Off Poses to Armenia’s Regime

    YEREVAN, Armenia — Twenty armed men’s seizure of a police station in Armenia’s capital of Yerevan has put President Serzh Sargsyan in a bind. On the one hand, he needs to resolve it as soon as possible to demonstrate to the many Armenians who disagree with the takeover that no one is above the law. On the other hand, he needs to...

    The Man Who Runs the World’s Biggest File-Sharing Site Has Been Arrested in Poland
    Jul21

    The Man Who Runs the World’s Biggest File-Sharing Site Has Been Arrested in Poland

    The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) is seeking to extradite Ukrainian national Artem Vaulin who was arrested in Poland Wednesday and is believed to be the man behind Kickass Torrents, the most popular site for peer-to-peer file sharing. Vaulin, 30, faces two counts of criminal copyright infringement, as well as conspiracy charges relating to...

    U.S. Charges Ukrainian KAT Site Founder With $1 Billion Piracy Scheme
    Jul21

    U.S. Charges Ukrainian KAT Site Founder With $1 Billion Piracy Scheme

    U.S. authorities charged a Ukrainian who founded the world’s biggest online piracy site with distributing over $1 billion worth of illegally copied films, music, and other content. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    FBI deploys explosives experts to Kiev after car bomb kills Ukrainian journalist
    Jul20

    FBI deploys explosives experts to Kiev after car bomb kills Ukrainian journalist

    The FBI will send investigators to Ukraine’s capital city after journalist Pavel Sheremet was killed Wednesday morning when a car bomb detonated in downtown Kiev. President Petro Poroshenko met with Ukrainian law enforcement officials shortly after the blast ripped through the city center early Wednesday and ordered the creation of …...

    The Grand Ambitions Of A Slain Journalist In Ukraine
    Jul20

    The Grand Ambitions Of A Slain Journalist In Ukraine

    Pavel Sheremet, who was killed Wednesday, clashed with Russian authorities over his investigative reporting. He thought he’d found a safe home in Ukraine. NPR’s Joanne Levine met him just last month. …read more Source:...

    Illinois Republican Critical of Trump Rhetoric on NATO, Russia
    Jul20

    Illinois Republican Critical of Trump Rhetoric on NATO, Russia

    CLEVELAND, Ohio—Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R., Ill.) on Wednesday expressed concern about Donald Trump’s dismissive tone on NATO and friendliness toward Russian President Vladimir Putin. Kinzinger, who has hesitated to support Trump and criticized the candidate’s foreign policy, told the Washington Free Beacon in a brief interview at the...

    Prominent Journalist Killed by Car Bomb in Ukraine’s Capital
    Jul20

    Prominent Journalist Killed by Car Bomb in Ukraine’s Capital

    The victim was a well-known and outspoken critic of authorities in both Russia and Ukraine. …read more Source: ABC...

    Prominent Journalist Killed By Car Bomb In Ukraine
    Jul20

    Prominent Journalist Killed By Car Bomb In Ukraine

    An award-winning journalist for Ukrainian web-based newspaper Ukrayinska Pravda was killed Wednesday morning by a car bomb, in what Ukrainian authorities have suggested is an effort to destabilize the country.Pavel Sheremet, an investigative journalist who covered Russia-Ukraine relations and was known for publicly criticizing the Kremlin, was...

    Murdering a Journalist in Ukraine
    Jul20

    Murdering a Journalist in Ukraine

    Pavel Sheremet, a leading journalist fighting for freedom in Moscow, Minsk, and Kiev, was blown up as he drove to work. …read more Source: The Daily...