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    PACE Criticizes Ukraine Over New Law On Education
    Oct12

    PACE Criticizes Ukraine Over New Law On Education

    The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has expressed concerns over articles in Ukraine’s new education law relating to teaching in minority languages. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kyiv Activists Protest Czech President With Goat
    Oct12

    Kyiv Activists Protest Czech President With Goat

    Activists in Ukraine demonstrated with a live goat outside Prague’s embassy in Kyiv on October 12, after controversial comments made earlier this week by Czech President Milos Zeman. He told the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly in Strasbourg on October 10 that Russia’s 2014 annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region was a...

    Russia Puts Crimea Themes On New Banknote
    Oct12

    Russia Puts Crimea Themes On New Banknote

    Russia is introducing a new banknote showing images of Ukraine’s annexed Crimea region. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Hungary, Ukraine still at odds over Ukraine education law
    Oct12

    Hungary, Ukraine still at odds over Ukraine education law

    Hungary’s foreign minister says his country will continue to withhold its support for Ukraine’s further integration with the European Union as long as Ukraine’s new education law remains unchanged. …read more Source: FOX...

    Army to Deploy Israeli Trophy Armor System on Tanks
    Oct12

    Army to Deploy Israeli Trophy Armor System on Tanks

    On March 1, 2011 an Israeli Merkava IV tank on patrol along the Gaza periphery was fired upon by Hamas terrorists from concealed positions within Gaza. Using a deadly RPG-29, a more advanced version of the RPG-7, the terrorists waited for impact. But their moment of glory never transpired. As the anti-tank projectile neared its target, a...

    What Facebook Did to American Democracy
    Oct12

    What Facebook Did to American Democracy

    In the media world, as in so many other realms, there is a sharp discontinuity in the timeline: before the 2016 election, and after.Things we thought we understood—narratives, data, software, news events—have had to be reinterpreted in light of Donald Trump’s surprising win as well as the continuing questions about the role that...

    Russia-Backed Forces Could Face Armed Ground Robots in Ukraine Conflict in 2018
    Oct12

    Russia-Backed Forces Could Face Armed Ground Robots in Ukraine Conflict in 2018

    As robotic warfare becomes increasingly normal, experts warn we still have much to learn about the overall implications of the use of this technology. …read more Source:...

    The Perils of Arming Ukraine
    Oct12

    The Perils of Arming Ukraine

    Rajan Menon and Will Ruger elaborate on why arming Ukraine would be an extremely foolish thing for the U.S. to do: The proposition that Putin won’t be provoked by a U.S. decision to send lethal arms to Ukraine amounts to a hunch. It’s not supported by evidence, and Putin’s past behavior contradicts it. This is not a minor point:...

    EU States Agree On ‘Aspiration’ Declaration About Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova
    Oct11

    EU States Agree On ‘Aspiration’ Declaration About Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova

    EU ambassadors have agreed to recognize the European aspirations of Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine, according to a draft statement of next months’ Eastern Partnership summit seen by RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poroshenko Urges PACE Not To Return To ‘Business As Usual ‘With Russia
    Oct11

    Poroshenko Urges PACE Not To Return To ‘Business As Usual ‘With Russia

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has urged the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) to keep pressure on Moscow over “the Russian aggression in Ukraine,” urging the assembly not to return to “business as usual” with Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...