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    An Ambiguous Victory for Gay Rights in Europe
    Jul24

    An Ambiguous Victory for Gay Rights in Europe

    The scene in front of Rome’s Colosseum at the city’s gay-pride parade in 2013 (Max Rossi / Reuters) L’amore vince. Sort of. This week, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) ruled in the case of Oliari and Others v. Italy that Italy is obligated to legally recognize and protect same-sex unions. The judgment is an exciting...

    Kyiv LGBT Hand-Holding Experiment Ends In ‘Neo-Nazi’ Attack
    Jul24

    Kyiv LGBT Hand-Holding Experiment Ends In ‘Neo-Nazi’ Attack

    A video experiment in which a gay couple strolled around Kyiv hand-in-hand to gauge homophobic sentiment went largely without incident until the pair was surrounded by a gang of young men who “pepper-sprayed” and attacked them in broad daylight. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Greece, Iran, and the Rules of the Game
    Jul24

    Greece, Iran, and the Rules of the Game

    Alexis Tsipras had a choice. As the leader of the fledgling Syriza government in Greece, he could have told the European Union to stuff its austerity plan. He could have taken the risk that the EU would offer a better deal to keep Greece in the Eurozone. Or, failing that, he could have navigated his country into the uncharted waters of economic...

    Ukraine’s justice ministry bars Communists from elections
    Jul24

    Ukraine’s justice ministry bars Communists from elections

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s justice ministry has barred three Communist parties from running in the upcoming local elections, citing recent legislation. …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukraine replaces entire police force to beat corruption
    Jul24

    Ukraine replaces entire police force to beat corruption

    Kiev enlists American help to train new force, disbanding old patrol after years of allegations of bribery and harassment …read more Source:...

    Mistral Warships To Russia: French Lawmaker Regrets Canceled Deal While On Crimea Visit
    Jul24

    Mistral Warships To Russia: French Lawmaker Regrets Canceled Deal While On Crimea Visit

    France’s decision not to deliver two Mistral helicopter landing ships to Russia was a huge diplomatic mistake, said a member of the French parliamentary delegation visiting Crimea Friday. Nicolas Duik, an elected member of parliament, made the comments during the controversial two-day trip that has seen deputies of the French National...

    Lack Of Funds Threatens Efforts To Recover Ukraine’s Dead Soldiers
    Jul24

    Lack Of Funds Threatens Efforts To Recover Ukraine’s Dead Soldiers

    A single crew of volunteers has been in charge of recovering the bodies of soldiers missing in action in eastern Ukraine. But now the group may have to end its activities due to a lack of resources. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Gay Couple Kicked And Pepper Sprayed In Kiev
    Jul24

    Gay Couple Kicked And Pepper Sprayed In Kiev

    A gay couple in Kiev was attacked and pepper sprayed by far-right activists as they tried to imitate a video filmed in Moscow to assess Ukrainians’ reactions toward men holding hands. The Kiev video was filmed by Zoryan Kis and Tymur Levchuk for Bird in Flight Magazine and posted on YouTube Thursday. In the Russian video, two men from the...

    Ukraine Bars Communists From Elections
    Jul24

    Ukraine Bars Communists From Elections

    Ukraine’s Justice Ministry has barred Communists from running in the upcoming local elections after the passage of new legislation. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s justice ministry bars Communists from running in upcoming local elections
    Jul24

    Ukraine’s justice ministry bars Communists from running in upcoming local elections

    Ukraine’s justice ministry has barred three Communist parties from running in the upcoming local elections, citing recent legislation. …read more Source: FOX...