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    Russia Detains Two Suspects In Crimea As Spies For Ukraine
    Sep29

    Russia Detains Two Suspects In Crimea As Spies For Ukraine

    Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) says a Russian soldier has been detained, along with a “female acquaintance,” on suspicion of spying for Kyiv in the Russian-occupied Crimean Peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian City Councilor Shot Dead After Interview On Corruption
    Sep29

    Ukrainian City Councilor Shot Dead After Interview On Corruption

    Officials in the central Ukrainian city of Cherkasy say a municipal councilor has been shot dead just hours after the broadcast of a television interview he gave about corruption within the city’s utility services. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Canada moving toward weapons sales to Ukraine: Russian anger
    Sep29

    Canada moving toward weapons sales to Ukraine: Russian anger

    During the working visit to Canada last week of Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko, trade and security issues were discussed with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. It was security concerns that have raised the ire of Russian officials who have expressed strong objection to the likely sale of weapons to Ukraine. Uraine’s Petro...

    The Return of 
Fascism
    Sep29

    The Return of Fascism

    On July 22, 2011, a Norwegian extremist named Anders Behring Breivik shot off an email to more than a thousand people. A self-­identified fascist, Breivik attached a 1,500-page screed attacking Islam, cultural Marxism, feminism, and immigration. Titled “2083: A European Declaration of Independence,” the manifesto demanded the forced deportation...

    European Lawmakers To Consider Resolution On ‘Rights Abuses’ In Crimea
    Sep29

    European Lawmakers To Consider Resolution On ‘Rights Abuses’ In Crimea

    The European Parliament is scheduled to debate and vote on a resolution highlighting what European lawmakers say are human rights abuses by Russian-installed authorities in Ukraine’s occupied Crimean Peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    CPJ Urges Ukraine To Free Uzbek Journalist Sought By Uzbekistan
    Sep29

    CPJ Urges Ukraine To Free Uzbek Journalist Sought By Uzbekistan

    The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has called on Ukrainian authorities to release Uzbek journalist Narzullo Okhunjonov from detention, allow him to remain in Ukraine, and reject any request to extradite him. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Killing of History
    Sep29

    The Killing of History

    One of the most hyped “events” of American television, The Vietnam War, has started on the PBS network. The directors are Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. Acclaimed for his documentaries on the Civil War, the Great Depression and the history of jazz, Burns says of his Vietnam films, “They will inspire our country to begin to talk and think about the...

    Ukraine Security Chief Says Depot Blasts Dealt ‘Big Blow’ To Combat Capability
    Sep29

    Ukraine Security Chief Says Depot Blasts Dealt ‘Big Blow’ To Combat Capability

    Explosions at two large Ukrainian military depots this year have caused losses of ammunition so high that they represent the biggest blow to Ukraine’s combat capability since the start of the conflict with Russia-backed separatists in 2014, a senior security official said on September 28 in Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe /...

    Human Rights Envoy Disturbed By Alleged Abuses Of Gay Men In Chechnya
    Sep29

    Human Rights Envoy Disturbed By Alleged Abuses Of Gay Men In Chechnya

    The Council of Europe’s human rights chief, Nils Muiznieks, said he was very disturbed by reports of torture and killing of gay men in Chechnya. Speaking to RFE/RL senior correspondent Pete Baumgartner on September 26, Muiznieks criticized Moscow’s lack of cooperation amid reports of rights abuses in Chechnya and Russia-occupied...

    Crimean Tatar Leader Given Two-Year Sentence For ‘Separatism’
    Sep29

    Crimean Tatar Leader Given Two-Year Sentence For ‘Separatism’

    Russian-appointed judges found Crimean Tatar Leader Ilmi Umerov guilty and sentenced him to two years in a penal colony for his opposition to Russia’s takeover of the Crimean Peninsula. (RFE/RL’s Crimea Realities) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...