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    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, October 31, 2016
    Oct31

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, October 31, 2016

    To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Eszter Zalan reports from an Iraqi Christian town that has just been liberated from Islamic State rule. Ilya Lozovsky highlights the Ukrainian women that are driving the country’s reforms forward. Andreas Umland warns that Kiev’s insistence on honoring...

    Lithuania Issues Citizen Guide In Case Of War
    Oct31

    Lithuania Issues Citizen Guide In Case Of War

    Lithuania’s Ministry of National Defense has issued a citizen’s manual on what to do in the event of war or another emergency. This is the third such guide printed since Russia’s annexation of Crimea from Ukraine in 2014. “As we witness a growing interest and a wish of the society to actively contribute to national defense, we...

    Photos of Halloween 2016
    Oct31

    Photos of Halloween 2016

    Images of people parading, trick-or-treating, partying, or getting scared silly in haunted houses, dressed in spooky or whimsical costumes—from the U.S., Ireland, Australia, Colombia, Iraq, China, Japan, England, Ukraine, Singapore, and more. …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainians Shocked as Politicians Declare Vast Wealth
    Oct31

    Ukrainians Shocked as Politicians Declare Vast Wealth

    An anti-corruption reform requiring senior Ukrainian officials to declare their wealth online has exposed a vast difference between the fortunes of politicians and those they represent. Some declared millions of dollars in cash. Others said they owned fleets of luxury cars, expensive Swiss watches, diamond jewelry and large tracts of land –...

    Almost Half Of Russians Fear World War Three On Back Of Syria
    Oct31

    Almost Half Of Russians Fear World War Three On Back Of Syria

    Almost half of Russians have concerns that the worsening ties with the West regarding the war in Syria could lead to World War III, Russian independent pollster Levada Center reports. Russia, which has been backing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad with airstrikes since last fall, has failed to convince Western partners to unite forces behind the...

    The Latest: Dem asks FBI about investigating ex-Trump aide
    Oct31

    The Latest: Dem asks FBI about investigating ex-Trump aide

    WASHINGTON — The Latest on the presidential election campaign (all times EDT)): 12:10 p.m. The top Democrat on the House Oversight Committee says FBI Director James Comey should tell Congress and the public whether his agency is investigating Donald Trump’s former campaign manager about possible ties to Russian interests. Rep. Elijah...

    Assets On Parade: Ukraine Officials Made To Declare Their Bling
    Oct31

    Assets On Parade: Ukraine Officials Made To Declare Their Bling

    Fast cars and fancy watches. Faberge eggs and vintage wine. Prime real estate, including a church. Even a ticket to space. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Dutch government to keep seeking EU-Ukraine compromise
    Oct31

    Dutch government to keep seeking EU-Ukraine compromise

    The Dutch prime minister said Monday he still is searching for a legally binding compromise that would allow him to sign off on a free trade pact between the European … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Dutch government to keep seeking EU-Ukraine compromise
    Oct31

    Dutch government to keep seeking EU-Ukraine compromise

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch prime minister said Monday he still is searching for a legally binding compromise that would allow him to sign off on a free trade pact between the European Union and Ukraine by addressing concerns that led to voters in the Netherlands rejecting the deal in a referendum. The Netherlands is the only country...

    Dutch Government Seeks More Time On Ukraine-EU Treaty Impasse
    Oct31

    Dutch Government Seeks More Time On Ukraine-EU Treaty Impasse

    The Dutch government is seeking up to six more weeks to broker a complex deal to prevent the Netherlands withdrawing its support for a partnership agreement between the EU and Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...