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    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, January 25, 2016
    Jan25

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, January 25, 2016

    To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Adrian Karatnycky argues that Ukraine’s reformers should steer clear of former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, who has now become a major player in domestic Ukrainian politics. Christian Caryl tells the story of two very different people — a former spy...

    The Simple Elegance of the Molotov Cocktail
    Jan25

    The Simple Elegance of the Molotov Cocktail

    Matthew Merighi Military History, It’s one of the most visible icons of civil resistance in the modern age. The Molotov cocktail is one of the most visible icons of civil resistance in the modern age. Whether it is on the streets of Kyiv, Athens or the latest site of any G20 meeting, the Molotov cocktail is one of the variables modern media...

    Polish, Lithuanian and Ukrainian brigade to be ready in 2017
    Jan25

    Polish, Lithuanian and Ukrainian brigade to be ready in 2017

    The force is to take part in U.N. peacekeeping missions and will also help Ukraine — which is not a member of NATO — upgrade its armed forces. Warsaw would like the summit to make decisions on the permanent placement of NATO troops in the area, but some western alliance members point to a 1997 agreement with Russia barring that. …read more...

    Polish, Lithuanian and Ukrainian brigade to be ready in 2017
    Jan25

    Polish, Lithuanian and Ukrainian brigade to be ready in 2017

    A new brigade consisting of Polish, Lithuanian and Ukrainian troops should be fully operational in the region by 2017, Poland’s Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz said Monday. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    The Latest: Belgium mulls EU sanctions against Greece
    Jan25

    The Latest: Belgium mulls EU sanctions against Greece

    AMSTERDAM (AP) – The latest developments in Europe’s immigration crisis (all times local): 2:30 p.m. The Belgian government says that because Greece is too weak to guard its own borders, it should face an EU “sanction mechanism” under which the rising number of refugees entering the country would effectively be …...

    Polish, Lithuanian and Ukrainian brigade to be ready in 2017
    Jan25

    Polish, Lithuanian and Ukrainian brigade to be ready in 2017

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s defense minister says that a new brigade consisting of Polish, Lithuanian and Ukrainian troops should be fully operational in the region by 2017. Antoni Macierewicz spoke Monday in the eastern city of Lublin during a ceremony launching the new force that is intended to strengthen the defense of a region...

    Oil Price Woe Pushes Russian Economy to 3.7% Contraction in 2015, Hits Country’s Poorest
    Jan25

    Oil Price Woe Pushes Russian Economy to 3.7% Contraction in 2015, Hits Country’s Poorest

    MOSCOW — The Russian economy in 2015 recorded its biggest contraction for more than half a decade as it shrank by 3.7 percent, according to official figures released Monday. Russia has come under pressure from a collapse in oil prices, dramatic currency volatility and Western sanctions over Ukraine. Ordinary Russians suffered acutely in the...

    The Latest: Belgium mulls EU sanctions against Greece
    Jan25

    The Latest: Belgium mulls EU sanctions against Greece

    The Belgian government says that because Greece is too weak to guard its own borders, it should face an EU “sanction mechanism” under which the rising number of refugees entering the country would effectively be forced to stay there. Belgian Migration State Secretary Theo Francken told the VRT network that “the Greeks now need...

    The Latest: Belgium mulls EU sanctions against Greece
    Jan25

    The Latest: Belgium mulls EU sanctions against Greece

    The latest developments in Europe’s immigration crisis (all times local): … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    The Latest: Belgium mulls EU sanctions against Greece
    Jan25

    The Latest: Belgium mulls EU sanctions against Greece

    The latest developments in Europe’s immigration crisis (all times local): … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...