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Civil society must act against unlawful surveillance over Internet users

May 15, 2014 9:26 am0 comments
Civil society must act against unlawful surveillance over Internet users

The Internet mass surveillance program implemented by the National Security Agency (NSA) of the United States has once more become the focus of interest of experts and the global community after the speech made by Edward Snowden, former NSA contractor, on PACE session on 8 April via videolink. In his […]

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EU’s commitment to independent space research should not exclude cooperation

February 26, 2014 10:00 am0 comments
EU’s commitment to independent space research should not exclude cooperation

Asteroid impact prevention and space debris problem will be the main areas of space research in 2014. The efforts undertaken by the international community to address these issues are currently not integrated into the joint activity, which significantly reduces the efficiency of the work. According to available information, only two […]

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‘Pussy Riot’ – How Freedom Brings Change

February 14, 2014 11:15 am0 comments
‘Pussy Riot’ – How Freedom Brings Change

A spectre is haunting Russia — the spectre of totalitarianism. While everything seemed set and ready for the first ever Winter Olympic Games in the country; the human rights activists from ‘Pussy Riot’ believe more important issues need the President’s attention, such as the promotion of togetherness and tolerance. ‘Pussy […]

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Kashmir: Echoes of 1989

September 30, 2013 7:25 pm4 comments
Kashmir: Echoes of 1989

The Indian-administered state of Kashmir can be described as nothing less but a Gordian knot. “The man who unties this knot will become the King of Asia” said the Greek god, Zeus. When Alexander The Great marched into Gordium, he untied the knot with his sword. The geo-political knot that […]

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On Trial: Private First Class Bradley Manning

June 6, 2013 1:06 pm4 comments
On Trial: Private First Class Bradley Manning

The court-martial of PFC Bradley Manning began on Monday the 3rd of June, three years after his initial arrest. Manning, who is responsible for one of the biggest leaks of classified documents in history has already pleaded guilty to 10 of 22 charges. Bradley Manning, Whistle-blowing hero or law-breaking traitor? […]

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A Socialist World is Probable (I): The Bubble Bursts

March 2, 2013 6:01 pm0 comments
A Socialist World is Probable (I): The Bubble Bursts

The fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 precipitated the revolutionary movements of East European working class. They had been shackled to the Stalinist totalitarian system for more than forty years. Most capitalist commentators claimed that ‘capitalism had won’. The trumpeters of Wall Street and the City of London claimed triumphantly that capitalism […]

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Star in the Lone Star state – Vettel poised to win F1 crown

November 18, 2012 1:17 pm0 comments
Star in the Lone Star state – Vettel poised to win F1 crown

Sebastian Vettel is on the verge of an incredible third straight World Championship crown after qualifying ahead of the inaugural American Grand Prix to be held at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. The German claimed his sixth pole position of the season while title rival Fernando Alonso […]

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US Grand Prix Preview – The Matador and the Bull

November 16, 2012 4:43 pm0 comments
US Grand Prix Preview – The Matador and the Bull

It’s been a season long duel – and this weekend it could well reach its breathtaking climax. Eight months ago the Formula One season burst into life on the street of Melbourne, Australia. Since then, the world’s greatest drivers have done battle on five different continents, from desert sands to […]

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