Tuesday, August 04, 2015


Former Soviet dissident and veteran Russian human rights activist Sergei Kovalyov says the Cold War did not end with the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Commentary: Pride Versus Prejudice In The West

Throughout its history, my country -- the Soviet Union -- conducted cruel and arbitrary mass purges; participated in international political terrorism; fostered new totalitarian regimes; committed aggression; and violated fundamental principles of law. Russia has returned to that behavior. More

Khadija Ismayilova

Khadija Ismayilova: When Your Principles Become Your Life

Today, June 5, Khadija Ismayilova has been in prison for six months. But everything started much earlier than December 5, 2014, when she was arrested and incarcerated. More

A projection of the Georgian and EU flags during celebrations for the Association Agreement with the EU in Tbilisi in June 2014.

What's At Stake In Riga?

Awkward silence or a strong message? The dilemmas facing the EU ahead of the May 21-22 Eastern Partnership summit in Riga are far from trivial. More

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