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    HRW Report: Threats To Human Rights Increased In 2016
    Jan12

    HRW Report: Threats To Human Rights Increased In 2016

    Human Rights Watch says threats to human rights are increasing as authoritarian leaders tighten their hold on power in many countries and populist parties rise in the West. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Bans Broadcasts Of Independent Russian TV Station Dozhd
    Jan12

    Ukraine Bans Broadcasts Of Independent Russian TV Station Dozhd

    Ukraine has banned the prominent independent Russian television station Dozhd (Rain) TV from broadcasting in the country after a report identifying the boundary between Crimea and the rest of Ukraine as the Ukrainian-Russian border angered authorities in Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    European Parliament Committee Backs Georgia Visa-Free Travel
    Jan12

    European Parliament Committee Backs Georgia Visa-Free Travel

    The European Parliament’s civil liberties committee voted overwhelmingly for visa liberalization for Georgia to the EU’s Schengen zone. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Vice President To Make Final Ukraine Visit
    Jan12

    U.S. Vice President To Make Final Ukraine Visit

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will visit Ukraine for talks with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on January 15. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tillerson: Russian ‘Illegal’ Actions In Ukraine Required More Forceful Response
    Jan11

    Tillerson: Russian ‘Illegal’ Actions In Ukraine Required More Forceful Response

    U.S. Secretary of State-nominee Rex Tillerson said the United States should have had a more robust military response following Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula in 2014. Asked at his confirmation hearing by Senator Ben Cardin what the U.S. response should have been, Tillerson said more defensive weapons, intelligence,...

    Tillerson Takes Firm Stance On ‘Resurgent’ Russia In Senate Hearing
    Jan11

    Tillerson Takes Firm Stance On ‘Resurgent’ Russia In Senate Hearing

    U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state has portrayed Russia as a dangerous and destabilizing global actor that disregards U.S. interests, but said Moscow is “not unpredictable” and that Washington must improve its understanding of the Kremlin’s thinking. …read more Source: Radio Free...

    The Morning Vertical, January 11, 2016
    Jan11

    The Morning Vertical, January 11, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    World War II Monument Defaced In Ukraine’s Lviv Region
    Jan11

    World War II Monument Defaced In Ukraine’s Lviv Region

    A monument in western Ukraine honoring the memory of some 900 people who were massacred during World War II has been severely damaged by unknown vandals. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    World Bank Sees 1.5 Percent GDP Growth In Russia For 2017
    Jan11

    World Bank Sees 1.5 Percent GDP Growth In Russia For 2017

    The World Bank is predicting 1.5 percent growth in Russia’s gross domestic product in 2017 and sees a gain of 1.7 percent in 2018 and 1.8 percent the following year, helped by increases in commodity prices. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Canada Appoints Russia Critic Sanctioned By Moscow As Foreign Minister
    Jan11

    Canada Appoints Russia Critic Sanctioned By Moscow As Foreign Minister

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on January 10 appointed Chrystia Freeland, a critic of Russia who has been sanctioned by Moscow, as the country’s new top diplomat. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

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