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17 April 2014

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Facebook Post Spells Legal Trouble for Russian Charity

RuNet Echo

Romanenko reported that no less than the governor of Vologodsk had filed a complaint against him with the local prosecutor's office because of the jocular post.

31 March 2014

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Embattled Opposition Blogger's Insanity Defense?

RuNet Echo

When attempts to silence Alexey Navalny, Russia's top blogger and anti-corruption activist, don't work quite as planned, it's time to shovel the dirt.

30 March 2014

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Putin Brings Back Soviet-era Civil Defense Certification

RuNet Echo

Bringing back "Readiness to Labor and Defense" would "pay homage to [Russia's] national historical traditions."

20 March 2014

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Macedonian Students Demanding Better Living Conditions Called ‘Unpatriotic’

While most have supported Macedonian university students' online campaign to raise awareness about the unlivable conditions of dormitories in Skopje, one columnist called their efforts "unpatriotic".

18 March 2014

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Tajik MP Comes Out Against Cousin Marriage

Saodat Amirshoeva, a female MP in Tajikistan, has a passion for trying to regulate marriage. She is now urging the parliament to ban cousin marriage.

12 March 2014

The Land of Fires, Italy's “Gateway to Hell”

For years the land between Naples and Caserta has been used for the illegal dumping of dangerous waste products that are poisoning the environment and causing tumours.

8 March 2014

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When Daughters Don't Count: Social Media Prays Pakistani Cricketer Have a Son

On this year's International Women's Day on March 8, some fans of Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi, who has four girls, are praying that he have a son.

5 March 2014

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Higher Medical Fees, Another Burden for Malaysian Consumers

The Malaysian government has raised medical fees by 14 percent which many believe would hurt the poor who are still reeling from rising food and petrol prices.

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Trinidad & Tobago Carnival in Danger?

By all accounts, Trinidad and Tobago Carnival 2014 was a rousing success, but a couple of bloggers have concerns about the sustainability of the festival in its current form.

3 March 2014

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Funding Challenges for Scientific Research in France, African Countries

Funding for research is wanting worldwide.What is the impact of the stagnation on the economy and where are the solutions

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