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    Sustainable Peace for Sustainable Development: Scrutinizing the Sustainable Development Goals, SDG 16 in Question
    Apr01

    Sustainable Peace for Sustainable Development: Scrutinizing the Sustainable Development Goals, SDG 16 in Question

    My name is Ajarat Bada and I am the Director for The Missing Millennium Development Goal Initiative. We are grateful for the opportunity to contribute to these efforts. Transformative shift number 4 in the High Level panel’s report particularly inspires us. We agree that freedom from conflict and violence is the “essential foundation...

    Russia Denies License to Tatar-Language TV Station in Crimea
    Apr01

    Russia Denies License to Tatar-Language TV Station in Crimea

    Crimea’s independent Tatar-language television station ATR went off the air Wednesday after Russian authorities refused to give it a broadcasting license. Following Russia’s annexation of Crimea from Ukraine last year, ATR, like other local media outlets, had to reregister by March 31 of this year to continue operating in Crimea. Only...

    Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko’s Lawyer Claims Russian Twitter ‘Extremism’ Probe
    Apr01

    Ukrainian Pilot Savchenko’s Lawyer Claims Russian Twitter ‘Extremism’ Probe

    A lawyer for Nadia Savchenko, a Ukrainian air force officer who is on hunger strike in a Russian prison, says Russian authorities are investigating him for potential “extremist” language posted on his Twitter account. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Shuts Down TV Station Serving Crimean Tatars
    Apr01

    Russia Shuts Down TV Station Serving Crimean Tatars

    Regulators rejected four applications filed by ATR, which members of the Tatar minority said reflected a continuing pattern of discrimination. …read more Source: The New York...

    Merkel Says Ukraine Cease-Fire Not Fully Implemented
    Apr01

    Merkel Says Ukraine Cease-Fire Not Fully Implemented

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel says fighting in eastern Ukraine has been reduced in recent weeks but that the Minsk cease-fire plan has not yet been fully implemented. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Real Putinism
    Apr01

    Real Putinism

    As the Brezhnev years reached their twilight, and it was obvious that Communism would never arrive, the Party decided to rename their moribund system as Real Socialism. The idea was to convey a sense of Marxist progress, but it was taken as confirming the popular view that Soviet assets belonged to everybody and also to nobody. The Soviet Union...

    A Multimillionaire Helps Reinvent Ukraine
    Apr01

    A Multimillionaire Helps Reinvent Ukraine

    Boris Lozkhin, chief of staff to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, is trying to reform the conflicted system that helped make him rich. …read more Source:...

    Company to drop Chabad reference following inquiry over stakeholder
    Apr01

    Company to drop Chabad reference following inquiry over stakeholder

    (JTA) — A company partly owned by a Ukrainian-Jewish businessman being sued said it will remove “World Chabad” from the name of an affiliated entity. Attorneys for Alfa Bank, alleging in a lawsuit that Alexander Granovsky defaulted on a loan, wrote to Chabad headquarters in New York last month asking the movement to clarify whether it was...

    A Russian ‘Doctor of Military Sciences’ says Moscow should just nuke Yellowstone if tensions boil over
    Apr01

    A Russian ‘Doctor of Military Sciences’ says Moscow should just nuke Yellowstone if tensions boil over

    Earlier this week, the Russian president of the Academy of Geopolitical Problems outlined two geophysically weak US regions to attack in order to combat NATO’s aggression towards Russia. In his article, Konstantin Sivkov justifies the option of “complete destruction of the enemy” because NATO has been “moving to the...

    Senators Urge FIFA To Take World Cup Away From Russia
    Apr01

    Senators Urge FIFA To Take World Cup Away From Russia

    Thirteen U.S. senators have written to FIFA, soccer’s world governing body, urging the organization to replace Russia as host of the 2018 World Cup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...