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    Ukraine Rebels Give Rise To A ‘New Cult Of Stalin’
    Oct20

    Ukraine Rebels Give Rise To A ‘New Cult Of Stalin’

    Terresa Monroe-Hamilton | Noisy Room History is repeating itself in all its murderous glory in Russia. While the world swoons over Vladimir Putin taking charge in Syria and offing a bunch of blood-thirsty Islamists who are in his way and serve as bloody propaganda for his next moves into the Baltics, the Middle East and … Ukraine Rebels Give Rise...

    Poles Eager to Oust Pro-market Party Despite Growth
    Oct20

    Poles Eager to Oust Pro-market Party Despite Growth

    The ruins of an abandoned factory were chosen for effect. For this press conference, other spots in the Polish town of Nowa Sol would not do: not the modern industrial park, or the revitalized port, or the renovated old town. Beata Szydlo, a conservative campaigning to become Poland’s next prime minster, stood before the shuttered factory...

    Poles eager to oust pro-market party in vote despite growth
    Oct20

    Poles eager to oust pro-market party in vote despite growth

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The ruins of an abandoned factory were chosen for effect. For this press conference, other spots in the Polish town of Nowa Sol would not do: not the modern industrial park, or the revitalized port, or the renovated old town. Beata Szydlo, a conservative campaigning to become Poland’s next prime minster, stood before...

    Poles eager to oust pro-market party in vote despite growth
    Oct20

    Poles eager to oust pro-market party in vote despite growth

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The ruins of an abandoned factory were chosen for effect. For this press conference, other spots in the Polish town of Nowa Sol would not do: not the modern industrial park, or the revitalized port, or the renovated old town.Beata Szydlo, a conservative campaigning to become Poland’s next prime minster, stood before...

    Ukrainian Pleads Not Guilty To U.S. Cybertheft Charges
    Oct20

    Ukrainian Pleads Not Guilty To U.S. Cybertheft Charges

    A Ukrainian man pleaded not guilty October 19 to U.S. charges he orchestrated a scheme to steal computer users’ online bank information and sell it on the black market. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Denied in Attempts to Rule the Galaxy, ‘Darth Vader’ Targets Ukraine
    Oct20

    Denied in Attempts to Rule the Galaxy, ‘Darth Vader’ Targets Ukraine

    Ukraine’s president will be forced to discuss a petition to install the dark lord as prime minister. …read more Source:...

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, October 19, 2015
    Oct20

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, October 19, 2015

    To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Amy Mackinnon explains how Ukraine’s chaotic revolution has helped Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenko tighten his grip on power. Juan Nagel draws attention to the fate of Venezuela’s lesser-known political prisoners. Alina Rocha Menocal and Pilar...

    Standard And Poor’s Upgrades Ukraine’s Credit Rating
    Oct19

    Standard And Poor’s Upgrades Ukraine’s Credit Rating

    The ratings agency Standard and Poor’s has upgraded Ukraine’s credit rating from “selective default” after Kyiv managed to strike a major debt write-down deal. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Recent Quiet in Ukraine Offers Hope for a Peaceful Resolution
    Oct19

    Recent Quiet in Ukraine Offers Hope for a Peaceful Resolution

    The guns have been silent for six weeks now, no small matter in a region where 8,000 people have died and two million have been displaced over 18 months. …read more Source: The New York...

    Russia says crisis-hit economy slumped 4.3% in third quarter
    Oct19

    Russia says crisis-hit economy slumped 4.3% in third quarter

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia’s economy shrank 4.3 percent in the third quarter this year, the government said Monday, as a recession caused by low oil prices and Western sanctions over Ukraine continued to take its toll.Deputy economy minister Alexei Vedev told Russian news agencies that preliminary estimates put the year-on-year drop in...