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      Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, October 19, 2015
      Oct20

      Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, October 19, 2015

      To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Amy Mackinnon explains how Ukraine’s chaotic revolution has helped Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenko tighten his grip on power. Juan Nagel draws attention to the fate of Venezuela’s lesser-known political prisoners. Alina Rocha Menocal and Pilar...

      They Came to Fight for Ukraine. Now They’re Stuck in No Man’s Land.
      Oct19

      They Came to Fight for Ukraine. Now They’re Stuck in No Man’s Land.

      When separatists started a war in eastern Ukraine, hundreds of Russians, Belarusians, and other foreigners came to Kiev’s defense. Now they’ve been abandoned. …read more Source: Foreign...

      Ukraine’s Turmoil Is a Gift For the Last Dictator of Europe
      Oct16

      Ukraine’s Turmoil Is a Gift For the Last Dictator of Europe

      The wily president of Belarus is secure at home and newly prominent abroad. Here’s how he exploited Ukraine’s revolution. …read more Source: Foreign...

      Meet the Five Newest Members of the U.N. Security Council
      Oct15

      Meet the Five Newest Members of the U.N. Security Council

      They won’t get the power of a veto, but Egypt, Japan, Senegal, Ukraine, and Uruguay will soon have seats at the horseshoe-shaped table of the United Nations Security Council. In an uncontested vote at the United Nations General Assembly Thursday, the nations were given five of the council’s non-permanent seats. The newly elected...

      Can Poroshenko Control Ukraine’s Right Wing?
      Oct15

      Can Poroshenko Control Ukraine’s Right Wing?

      The Ukrainian leader’s newest opponents are in his own parliament. …read more Source: Foreign...

      Buk Missile Found Responsible for MH17 Crash, But Who Launched It?
      Oct13

      Buk Missile Found Responsible for MH17 Crash, But Who Launched It?

      A new report has confirmed that a Buk missile was responsible for the crash of MH17 in Ukraine in 2014. Who launched it, though, remains a mystery. …read more Source: Foreign...

      ‘Winter on Fire’: The Evolution of Ukraine’s Revolution
      Oct09

      ‘Winter on Fire’: The Evolution of Ukraine’s Revolution

      A conversation with Evgeny Afineevsky, the director of Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom. …read more Source: Foreign...

      Winter Is Coming. And So Is Ukraine’s Far Right.
      Oct08

      Winter Is Coming. And So Is Ukraine’s Far Right.

      An armed, radical threat could tear Ukraine apart before snow falls in Kiev. …read more Source: Foreign...

      Russia to Limp Bizkit’s Fred Durst: You’ll Always Have a Home in Crimea
      Oct08

      Russia to Limp Bizkit’s Fred Durst: You’ll Always Have a Home in Crimea

      The lead singer of Limp Bizkit loves Russia, and officials there think he’d like Crimea too. They’re urging him to feel free to move there. …read more Source: Foreign...

      Carter: Russia Wrapping Itself in ‘Shroud of Isolation’
      Oct08

      Carter: Russia Wrapping Itself in ‘Shroud of Isolation’

      Defense Secretary Ash Carter delivered an unusually forceful condemnation of Russian military action in Syria and Ukraine, saying Thursday that Moscow “has continued to wrap itself in a shroud of isolation,” by ignoring international norms in annexing Crimea, fueling the fight in eastern Ukraine, and throwing its weight behind embattled Syrian...