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    Russian Lawmakers Propose Cutting Foreign Ownership in Media
    Sep18

    Russian Lawmakers Propose Cutting Foreign Ownership in Media

    Russian lawmakers proposed cutting foreign ownership in Russian media assets to 20 percent in an attempt to limit outside influences and protect Russia’s “information sovereignty”, a copy of a draft law showed on Wednesday. The law will consolidate Russian President Vladimir Putin’s control over media, which have largely...

    Boateng, Huntelaar maintain German hold over English sides
    Sep18

    Boateng, Huntelaar maintain German hold over English sides

    Paris (AFP) – Jerome Boateng’s late goal and a second-half equaliser from Klaas-Jan Huntelaar on Wednesday completed a good week for German clubs against their counterparts from England in the opening round of Champions League group games.Boateng’s first ever goal in the competition was a memorable one as it sealed a 1-0 win for...

    Europe’s winners and losers from Russia trouble
    Sep18

    Europe’s winners and losers from Russia trouble

    Russia’s incursion in Ukraine and worsening relations with the West have caught neighboring countries in the cross-fire. …read more Source:...

    EBRD Sees Sharper Economic Contractions in Russia, Ukraine
    Sep18

    EBRD Sees Sharper Economic Contractions in Russia, Ukraine

    The development bank downgraded its outlook for Russia and Ukraine, saying both countries’ economic performance would be scarred by the war, while reconstruction in eastern Ukraine could take many years. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Ukrainian MP tossed into dumpster by angry mob
    Sep18

    Ukrainian MP tossed into dumpster by angry mob

    Ukrainian MP Vitaly Zhuravsky was hurled into a dumpster and pelted with garbage when he was targeted by an angry mob in Kiev Tuesday morning. Video showed Mr. Zhuravsky, once a member of former President Viktor Yanukovich’s ruling party, outside of the parliament building being yelled at by … …read more Source: The Washington...

    Moscow hails Ukraine self-rule olive branch for east
    Sep18

    Moscow hails Ukraine self-rule olive branch for east

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia hailed Wednesday Ukraine’s offer of self-rule for separatist rebels in the east under a peace plan seen as the best chance yet of halting five months of bloody warfare.Insurgent leaders had initially given a mixed response to the legislation adopted by Ukrainian MPs on Tuesday, describing it as a positive move...

    Ukraine’s president addresses Canadian Parliament
    Sep17

    Ukraine’s president addresses Canadian Parliament

    Ukraine’s President says his country has “crossed the Rubicon” to a new westward-looking future that leaves behind the darkness of its Russian past. …read more Source: Miami...

    World War III / 3: Poland Fears of Russia Increase on Anniversary of Soviet Invasion
    Sep17

    World War III / 3: Poland Fears of Russia Increase on Anniversary of Soviet Invasion

    WARSAW, Poland—It was an unexpected question from a woman hoping to sell me her Warsaw apartment: “Are you sure you want to buy now, when war could be coming?” Though she was half joking, her comment revealed an anxiety Poles express frequently these days — that Russian aggression in Ukraine could spread, upending this NATO and European Union...

    Ukraine’s president says country moving past Russian past in address to Canadian Parliament
    Sep17

    Ukraine’s president says country moving past Russian past in address to Canadian Parliament

    Ukraine’s President says his country has “crossed the Rubicon” to a new westward-looking future that leaves behind the darkness of its Russian past. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine: Strategic considerations
    Sep17

    Ukraine: Strategic considerations

    In this essay I outline a strategic vision for the state of Ukraine. I begin with the main principles of the role of the state. I then argue that the Ukrainian state has largely failed to fulfill its role. I rejoice in seeing spontaneous volunteer efforts outside the failed state structures and suggest that instead of trying to administer a...