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The news to 13 October 2013 Race riots broke out last night in Moscow, following rumours that an ethnic Russian has been killed by a Central Asian immigrant. More than a thousand people were reportedly detained by the authorities following the violence. Presidential hopeful and oppositionist, Alexei Navalny used the occasion to blame Vladimir Putin … Continue reading

The Vostok Report
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The Vostok Report

27 February: Slovenia’s government, mired in allegations of corruption, lost a no confidence vote. Prime Minister Janez Jensa resigned, to be replaced by Alenka Bratusek. Anxieties were raised in other European capitals that the process would delay the ratification of Croatia’s EU accession, which is scheduled to take place on 1 July 2013. Source: Economist … Continue reading