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    The Mirror of Justice in Russia
    Jul18

    The Mirror of Justice in Russia

    Few would argue with the propositions that Russia is an authoritarian, personalized, and centralized state managed through corroded and changeable structures. If, as again most observers, Russian or not, suppose, President Putin secures a further term in the Kremlin in March 2018 and therefore in principle remains the linchpin of the present...

    Hungarian prime minister acknowledges his country’s ‘sin’ of abandoning its Jews to the Nazis
    Jul18

    Hungarian prime minister acknowledges his country’s ‘sin’ of abandoning its Jews to the Nazis

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, left, and his Hungarian counterpart, Viktor Orban, at a joint news conference at the parliament in Budapest, July 18, 2017. (Karoly Arvai/AFP/Getty Images) (JTA) — Hungary committed a “sin” in not protecting its Jewish citizens during World War II and collaborating with the Nazis, the country’s...

    Separatists Proclaim New State To Replace All Of Ukraine
    Jul18

    Separatists Proclaim New State To Replace All Of Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — Separatists in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday proclaimed a new state that aspires to include not only the areas they control but also the rest of the country. But Russia, their chief backer, sought to play down the announcement, saying it was merely part of public discussion. The surprise announcement in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk...

    Trial Of Crimean Journalist Semena Resumes In Simferopol
    Jul18

    Trial Of Crimean Journalist Semena Resumes In Simferopol

    Russian-appointed judges at a court in Ukraine’s occupied Crimea region have conducted a new hearing in the trial of Mykola Semena, an RFE/RL contributor who is fighting what he says is a politically motivated separatism charge. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Georgia, Ukraine Agree To Cooperate On Efforts To Join EU
    Jul18

    Georgia, Ukraine Agree To Cooperate On Efforts To Join EU

    The presidents of Georgia and Ukraine have agreed to coordinate their efforts toward integration into the European Union. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Georgian, Ukrainian Presidents Agree To Boost NATO, EU Efforts
    Jul18

    Georgian, Ukrainian Presidents Agree To Boost NATO, EU Efforts

    The presidents of Georgia and Ukraine agreed to work together to help their former Soviet countries prepare for eventual NATO and European Union membership. (RFE/RL’s Georgian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Military Suicides Reach 500 In Three Years
    Jul18

    Ukrainian Military Suicides Reach 500 In Three Years

    Hundreds of Ukrainian soldiers have committed suicide after returning home from war in the country’s eastern Donbas region. Ukraine’s military prosecutor said it has registered around 500 suicides among Ukrainian veterans throughout the three-year conflict against Russia-backed separatist. Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said...

    Pro-Russia rebel leader suggests breakaway region could become ‘Little Russia’
    Jul18

    Pro-Russia rebel leader suggests breakaway region could become ‘Little Russia’

    Alexander Zakharchenko described his plan to create a new state as a ‘peaceful’ solution to Ukraine-Russia relations, though the announcement drew swift outcry. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    New State of ‘Little Russia’ Declared in Ukraine as Russian-Backed Rebels Plot to Take Over the Whole Country
    Jul18

    New State of ‘Little Russia’ Declared in Ukraine as Russian-Backed Rebels Plot to Take Over the Whole Country

    Ukraine’s president has dismissed the move as coming straight from the Kremlin. …read more Source:...

    Chechnya becoming major player in rebuilding war-torn Syria
    Jul18

    Chechnya becoming major player in rebuilding war-torn Syria

    […] ordinary Chechens are likely to foot the bill, with many of them being forced to make contributions or face the possibility of exile or death, human rights activists say. The Kadyrov Foundation, one of Russia’s wealthiest charities, has spent millions bringing Western celebrities to Chechnya, buying sports cars for athletes and...