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    Human rights activists condemn secret detentions in Ukraine
    Aug29

    Human rights activists condemn secret detentions in Ukraine

    International rights group are raising the alarm about secret detentions in Ukraine. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    The Daily Vertical: Playing The Kremlin’s Game
    Aug29

    The Daily Vertical: Playing The Kremlin’s Game

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Playing The Kremlin’s Game
    Aug29

    The Daily Vertical: Playing The Kremlin’s Game

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Defense Ministry Cuts Ties With Photographer Over Purported ‘Combat’ Photos
    Aug29

    Ukrainian Defense Ministry Cuts Ties With Photographer Over Purported ‘Combat’ Photos

    Ukrainian Defense Ministry has cut ties with a photographer who served as a ministry adviser amid controversy over the authenticity of photographs purportedly showing combat scenes in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Rights Groups Say 13 Released From Secret Ukrainian Jail, Allege Torture
    Aug29

    Rights Groups Say 13 Released From Secret Ukrainian Jail, Allege Torture

    Thirteen civilians who were allegedly held incommunicado, interrogated, and tortured after being rounded up “abduction-style” have been released from a secret jail run by Ukraine’s domestic security service, two prominent human rights groups say. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Countdown to the Winter Universiade Games—Oh Boy!
    Aug29

    Countdown to the Winter Universiade Games—Oh Boy!

    Like me, I bet you can’t wait for the Winter Universiade Games in 2019 in Krasnoyarsk. What? You’ve never heard of these games? In truth, neither have I. But the Russian government announced last week that it was planning to spend $492 million to host these games, and the local government in Krasnoyarsk said it would spend another...

    Germany, France, Poland Call For Efforts To End Ukraine Conflict
    Aug28

    Germany, France, Poland Call For Efforts To End Ukraine Conflict

    The foreign ministers of Germany, France, and Poland have agreed that there should be greater international efforts to reduce tensions in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    New Session, Same Crises and Challenges for European Union
    Aug28

    New Session, Same Crises and Challenges for European Union

    The European Union grinds back into action this week after its August break, still dazed by Britain’s midsummer vote to quit the EU and facing much the same “polycrisis” as a year ago: a mass of refugees, a fragile economy, hostile Russians and, yes, those Brits, now more awkward than ever. When President Jean-Claude Juncker...

    New UN S-G Must Realize That Climate Change Threatens Our World
    Aug28

    New UN S-G Must Realize That Climate Change Threatens Our World

    The task facing the next United Nations Secretary-General will not be an easy one. The world seems to be teetering on the edge of multiple, interconnected crises including conflict in Syria, tensions around Ukraine, and disputes over water and land resource issues. All of this at a time when we are seeing the biggest movement of people since...

    Police Suspect Suicide In Death Of Kyiv-Based Russian Journalist
    Aug28

    Police Suspect Suicide In Death Of Kyiv-Based Russian Journalist

    Reports from Ukraine say Aleksandr Shchetinin, a Kyiv-based Russian journalist who founded the Novy Region news agency, has been found dead at his apartment. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...