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NATO at war and other statistical marvels

by Scott Humor

NATO Parliamentary Assembly Spring Session, Tbilisi, 26-29 May 2017

“The capital of Georgia, Tbilisi is a historic and a strategic place in the Caucasus region, which gave the country an opportunity to be a connecting hub between the West and the East… 2,943 more words


Rights Roundup: 29/05/2017

A roundup of last week’s top human rights stories from the New East

Ukraine cracks down on corruption

Ukrainian law enforcement agencies arrested over twenty tax administration officials suspected of helping former President Viktor Yanukovych defraud the State of nearly $4 billion in a crackdown on corruption. 151 more words

Human Rights

Shuffling behind the Bessarabian curtain?

Igor Kononenko.  That is a name that featured regularly in blog entries until January.

The last entry mentioning him related to his entering into battle, and apparently emerging victorious, with… 883 more words


#17: Ukraine

Year: 2014
Grapes: Telti-Kuruk
Producer: Shabo, Odessa Oblast
Alcohol: 12.4%
Source: Guy Grimsley, Chris’s friend

This blogging thing is pretty addictive – having somewhere to expand my thoughts into prose, explaining and editing ideas, making them clearer while I’m writing. 1,459 more words


Associated Press: Offices of search engine Yandex raided in Ukraine

Associated Press: Offices of search engine Yandex raided in Ukraine. “Ukraine’s intelligence agency is searching the offices of Yandex, a Russia-based Internet company best known for its search engine.”

Around The Search & Social Media World

Remember when Barack Obama was setting up back channel communications with Russia? We do…

By Alex Christoforyou | The Duran

President Barack Obama’s administration was working behind the scenes for months to forge a new working relationship with Russia. 1,685 more words