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Donetsk, Mariupol Await Conflict Resurgence

Dmitry Durnev

Talk of new rebel offensive after build-up of troops and hardware in Ukraine’s southeast.

“There’s a new battalion deployed at the checkpoint,” my companion Igor said. “Look at the massive queue to get into Mariupol. It’ll be like that for three days now, until they learn to check just the big things rather than all the minor stuff.”

Русский

Restrictive NGO Law on the Way in Tajikistan

Yosuman Jamshed

Outcry over attempts to curb foreign funding for civil society groups.

Tajikistan is following its former Soviet neighbours by moving to amend legislation that regulates non-governmental organisations – to fierce criticism from civil society groups.

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Донецк и Мариуполь в ожидании войны

Dmitry Durnev

Автор: Дмитрий Дурнев

«Новый батальон на блокпост заступил – задумчиво сказал мой новый товарищ водитель микроавтобуса Игорь – посмотрите какая огромная очередь на въезд в Мариуполь. Так теперь дня три будет. Пока не научатся обращать внимание на главное, не размениваясь на частности».

English

Donetsk, Mariupol Await Conflict Resurgence

Dmitry Durnev

Talk of new rebel offensive after build-up of troops and hardware in Ukraine’s southeast.

“There’s a new battalion deployed at the checkpoint,” my companion Igor said. “Look at the massive queue to get into Mariupol. It’ll be like that for three days now, until they learn to check just the big things rather than all the minor stuff.”

Русский

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Restrictive NGO Law on the Way in Tajikistan

Yosuman Jamshed

Proposed law envisages a year in jail for anyone deemed to be promoting a“positive attitude” to homosexuality.

Tajikistan is following its former Soviet neighbours by moving to amend legislation that regulates non-governmental organisations – to fierce criticism from civil society groups.

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