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    Russia-Ukraine Airline Ban To Be Lifted? Cross-Country Flights Stopped Amid Sanctions, Conflict
    Oct20

    Russia-Ukraine Airline Ban To Be Lifted? Cross-Country Flights Stopped Amid Sanctions, Conflict

    Russian aviation authorities want to hold discussions with their Ukrainian counterparts aimed at lifting a ban on commercial flights between the two countries, Deputy Transport Minister Valery Okulov reportedly said Tuesday. Flights between the two countries had completely stopped in September as Moscow and Kiev sought to reinforce sanctions...

    US Says Ukrainian Led Ring That Stole Online Bank Info
    Oct20

    US Says Ukrainian Led Ring That Stole Online Bank Info

    A Ukrainian man pleaded not guilty Monday to charges he orchestrated a scheme to steal individual computer users’ online bank information and sell it on the black market. Sergey Vovnenko, who allegedly used aliases like “Darklife” and “Centurion,” was charged in April in a six-count indictment that was unsealed last...

    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...