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The Real Russian Threat to Central Eastern Europe

The European People’s Party adopted a resolution at its annual congress in Malta on Wednesday. The subject? “Russian disinformation undermining Western democracy.”

It’s the latest chapter in a push to get the European Union to take seriously what is becoming a growing threat to liberal democracy in the world’s biggest democratic club. 1,725 more words


Budapest: An Unexpectedly Remarkable City

Few talk of Budapest as they talk of Rome, Paris or London. Even I wouldn’t have been aware had I not visited it, but it feels nice to know of a not-so-famous city that turned out to be so good! 534 more words


Journey to a place where time stood still

The journey to the abandoned town of Pripyat in Ukraine’s central north is one of the most interesting tours I’ve ever been on.

While the subject matter is dark and very sad, the content of the tour is fascinating. 1,341 more words


I.V. v. Bolivia decision: Forced sterilization is based on harmful gender stereotypes

Many thanks to Christina Zampas, a Reproductive and Sexual Health Law Fellow at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law, for summarizing this decision of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.  732 more words


$400/$500 flights from SF Bay Area to Eastern Europe

You can’t say you’ve been to Europe if you’ve never been to one of the great capitals of the East.  The nightlife is unparalleled. The history is fascinating.  153 more words

Day 19 - Rovinj, Croatia

Yeah I know I missed day 18, but I just spent the day in a bus so nothing very exciting, when I did finally get to Rovinj I just sat around drinking cocktails in the sun. 193 more words

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