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1 February 2013

Daily archive · 5 posts

Stories from 1 February 2013

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The End of Russia's Thaw Hurts Medvedev, Navalny, & Friends

RuNet Echo

Earlier this week, Russia's lone liberal governor, Medvedev appointee Nikita Belykh, had his offices searched by federal investigators. The move indicates a new low for fortunes of a "thaw" instigated...

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Cultural extravaganza in Latin America! Comic books and beyond

Follow us as we visit the arts and the projects that are bridging the gaps and establishing new channels of communication in Latin America. We talk about comics, artworks, collaboration,...

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South Korea's Spy Agency Takes Criticism to Heart .. and Court

South Korea's most powerful intelligence agency is suing forensic psychologist Pyo Chang-won for defamation. Pyo accused them of serving the political powerhouse for their gains and called them "incompetent" and...

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Mexico: Shock and Speculation after Blast in Pemex Headquarters

At least 14 people died and 80 are injured are up until now, the result of a strong blast that shook the state-owned company Mexican Petroleum (Pemex) on Thursday January...

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China: Police Pressure Whistleblower to Expose Source

The whistleblower of the sex tapes scandal in Chongqing, Zhu Ruifeng, is being pressured by the Chongqing police to surrender the original tapes of the 7 sex videos implicating eleven...

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