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    A Surge in Psychiatric Punishment in the Former Soviet Union
    Mar07

    A Surge in Psychiatric Punishment in the Former Soviet Union

    Image: Stock Photo. FreeImages.com/Griszka Niewiadomski A particularly despicable way of punishing dissidents during Soviet times was committing them to insane asylums. In those institutions, perfectly sane dissidents were surrounded by real lunatics, including many prone to violence; were abused by asylum staff; and were often forced to take...

    Protests Over Ukrainian Pilot Nadezhda Savchenko Lead To Assaults On Embassies In Kiev, Moscow
    Mar07

    Protests Over Ukrainian Pilot Nadezhda Savchenko Lead To Assaults On Embassies In Kiev, Moscow

    MOSCOW — Tit-for-tat embassy attacks in Moscow and Kiev Sunday, sparked by protests over Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, could further strain ties between the two former Soviet countries. Savchenko is facing a 25-year prison sentence in Russia. Windows and CCTV cameras were reportedly smashed and diplomatic cars broken into at the Russian...

    Stripping and Starbucks — when corporations take over desire
    Mar07

    Stripping and Starbucks — when corporations take over desire

    My regular is an elegantly dressed gentleman in his mid-50s, slightly overweight in a way that calls out for the word “portly.” He is soft-spoken and a little dull, but he pays me to listen—two or three nights a week, he comes to the club and buys me drinks and tells me his troubles, but never demands a dance. He likes me, he says, because I am...

    Protesters In Kyiv Demand Russia Release Ukrainian Pilot
    Mar07

    Protesters In Kyiv Demand Russia Release Ukrainian Pilot

    Thousands of people rallied in Kyiv’s Independence Square on March 6 to demand Russia release Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Protesters Attack Russian Embassy
    Mar07

    Ukraine Protesters Attack Russian Embassy

    Protesters in Kyiv pelted the Russian Embassy with eggs and rocks on March 6 demanding the release of Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainians rally to demand Russia release Savchenko, attack embassy
    Mar06

    Ukrainians rally to demand Russia release Savchenko, attack embassy

    About 2,000 people have rallied on Independence Square in Kyiv to demand that Russia release Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko. …read more Source: Global...

    Russian Defense Spending to Be Cut by 5 Percent: Report
    Mar06

    Russian Defense Spending to Be Cut by 5 Percent: Report

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s defense budget will be cut by 5 percent in 2016, Russian Deputy Defence Minister Tatiana Shevtsova said, according to the RIA news agency. Defense spending has been growing as part of a drive by President Vladimir Putin to restore Russia’s military might. The decision to cut shows, however, that even...

    Ukrainians Rally to Demand Russia Release Savchenko
    Mar06

    Ukrainians Rally to Demand Russia Release Savchenko

    KIEV, Ukraine—About 2,000 people rallied on Independence Square in Kiev on Sunday to demand that Russia release Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, with hundreds then marching to the Russian Embassy to vent their anger. Savchenko was captured in June 2014 while fighting with a Ukrainian volunteer battalion against Russia-backed rebels in eastern...

    Ukrainians Rally to Demand Russia Release Savchenko
    Mar06

    Ukrainians Rally to Demand Russia Release Savchenko

    About 2,000 people rallied on Independence Square in Kiev on Sunday to demand that Russia release Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, with hundreds then marching to the Russian Embassy to vent their anger.Savchenko was captured in June 2014 while fighting with a Ukrainian… …read more Source:...

    China’s Aircraft Carriers: The Ultimate Paper Tiger?
    Mar06

    China’s Aircraft Carriers: The Ultimate Paper Tiger?

    Dave Majumdar Security, Asia “The aircraft carriers that they’re building will not have the same blue open ocean capability that our aircraft carriers have.” The Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy’s (PLAN) aircraft carriers won’t be able to conduct blue water operations in the way the U.S. Navy’s flattops do. Nor...