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Zelenskiy Sworn In As Ukrainian President, Says He Is Dissolving Parliament

May 20, 2019           |                                       

Volodymyr Zelenskiy took the oath of office as Ukraine’s new president on May 20 in Kyiv. In his inaugural speech, he announced that he is dissolving the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine’s parliament, and called for the dismissal of several top officials. Zelenskiy also said that he was ready for dialogue to stop the fighting with Russia-backed […]

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Uzbek Government Says It Has Unblocked Prominent Independent Websites

May 11, 2019           |                                       

The head of Uzbekistan’s Information and Mass Communication Agency has said that access to a dozen news and human rights websites has been restored in the authoritarian Central Asian country. Komil Allamjonov posted on Facebook on May 10 that “certain technical issues” had been resolved and local access to the websites had been restored. Some […]

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Serbian Defense Minister Sparks Controversy By Using Pejorative For Albanians

May 3, 2019           |                                       

It’s a term Ragmi Mustafa has heard his whole life. Now he’s finally heard it one time too many. The president of the National Council of the Albanian Minority in Serbia said he is considering whether to sue Defense Minister Aleksandar Vulin after the cabinet member openly used a pejorative for ethnic Albanians in a […]

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College Student Senate chambers are not historically hotbeds of nationwide controversy, but Turning Point USA is set to rewrite the rules of campus politics. The ultra-conservative student group, which could easily be labeled “the youth wing” of Trump Republicanism, has become a legitimized force in campus conservative politics and has gained a reputation for its […]

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Drawing By Nathaniel St. Clair Bernie Sanders kicked off his campaign just about two months ago in Brooklyn, New York opening with a speech saying, “we are going to defeat the most dangerous president in modern history.” He urged for “an economy which works for all, not just the 1%.” In the first sentences of […]

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