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    Nigeria Corruption Caused By Christian Churches? Pastor Sunday Adelaja Blames Religious Leaders For Immoral Values
    Aug10

    Nigeria Corruption Caused By Christian Churches? Pastor Sunday Adelaja Blames Religious Leaders For Immoral Values

    A Nigerian-born pastor in Ukraine has blamed Nigerian churches and religious leaders for the West African country’s widespread corruption, which has crippled the economy. Sunday Adelaja, founder and senior pastor of the Embassy of God in Kiev, one of the largest evangelical churches in Eastern Europe, said corrupt practices and immoral...

    New Zealand channels Grace Slick in new flag hunt, and other reasons to fear for humanity
    Aug10

    New Zealand channels Grace Slick in new flag hunt, and other reasons to fear for humanity

    1. New Zealand goes wild on new flag design New Zealand is planning to adopt a new flag. Kind of like Canada in 1965, the idea seems to be to get rid of the British flag in the upper left corner. After issuing an invite for proposals, an independent panel has published 40 potential flags from the 10,300 submitted. Some pretty wild idea. The curly...

    The Daily Vertical: Making Corruption Pay
    Aug10

    The Daily Vertical: Making Corruption Pay

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. Viewers can suggest topics via Twitter @PowerVertical or on the Power Vertical Facebook page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A new analysis highlights what Europe gets wrong about Russia — and how it can hurt Putin
    Aug10

    A new analysis highlights what Europe gets wrong about Russia — and how it can hurt Putin

    In a new analysis, European Council on Foreign Relations senior policy fellow Kadri Liik explores European sanctions against Russia and how European leaders should use them. She observes that Europe doesn’t seem to know what it wants the “structural sanctions” to achieve and thus don’t have any time frame as to exactly...

    Ukraine: 4 OSCE vehicles destroyed in apparent arson
    Aug10

    Ukraine: 4 OSCE vehicles destroyed in apparent arson

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s mission in eastern Ukraine says four of its armored cars were destroyed in an apparent arson attack. It was unclear who carried out the attack in Donetsk, the main rebel-held city. The white sport utility vehicles were parked outside the hotel that houses the OSCE...

    Ukraine bans films featuring blacklisted Russian actors, including Gerard Depardieu
    Aug09

    Ukraine bans films featuring blacklisted Russian actors, including Gerard Depardieu

    Ukraine says the 14 Russian actors, singers and other cultural figures on the blacklist pose a threat to national security. …read more Source: Toronto...

    OSCE Vehicles Torched in Eastern Ukraine
    Aug09

    OSCE Vehicles Torched in Eastern Ukraine

    Four vehicles belonging to the OSCE monitoring mission to Ukraine were set on fire outside their hotel overnight in the rebel-controlled Donetsk, the observers said. Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe observers said in a tweet Sunday it was an apparent arson attack. An OSCE statement said monitors heard four loud bursts about...

    Ukraine Bans Films Featuring Blacklisted Russian Actors
    Aug09

    Ukraine Bans Films Featuring Blacklisted Russian Actors

    Ukraine says it has banned the screening of films featuring Russian actors included on a blacklist.It said this weekend the 14 Russian actors, singers and other cultural figures on the blacklist pose a threat to national security.Among those on the list is French-born actor… …read more Source:...

    OSCE Monitoring Mission Vehicles Torched In Donetsk
    Aug09

    OSCE Monitoring Mission Vehicles Torched In Donetsk

    Four armored vehicles belonging to the Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) were burned in the early hours of August 9 in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine bans films featuring blacklisted Russian actors
    Aug09

    Ukraine bans films featuring blacklisted Russian actors

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine says it has banned the screening of films featuring Russian actors included on a blacklist.It said this weekend the 14 Russian actors, singers and other cultural figures on the blacklist pose a threat to national security.Among those on the list is French-born actor Gerard Depardieu, who became a vocal supporter of Russia...