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Libel Tourism – the law as a whore

This essay from the London Review of Books gets to the heart of 'lawfare' - the use of wealth against democracy by Peter Geoghegan, editor-in-chief,...

“My ex-colleagues have made a pact with the Devil”

Vienna, March 11, 2023 Harrowing personal story of Russian journalist who broke ranks with Kremlin Marina Ovsyannikova challenged the Kremlin with a spectacular protest against the...

Anger grows over Afghan journalists still stranded by Home Office inaction

Press members living under the Taliban, and living uncertain lives in Pakistan, must be given clarity say campaign groups   Hundreds of Afghan journalists remain stranded...

Drones and deadly changes to the rules of warfare

Vienna, February 27, 2023 by Edward Steen If not about Putin's latest nuclear rumblings, and new territorial threats to the rest of the old USSR, much...

UK government ‘let lawyers bypass sanctions’ to help Putin ally sue journalist

Documents seen by Open Democracy show UK firm got approval to engage with Wagner group founder Yevgeny Prigozhin Rishi Sunak's Treasury allowed Russian oligarch Yevgeny...

Ukraine – the China question

Vienna, February 24, 2023 Coverage of the continuing war in Ukraine, as it enters its second year, has become complicated by rumours of possible Chinese...

Russia’s gruesome war on Ukraine one year on

by Edward Steen, Vienna, February 23, 2024 This morning  the Russian embassy in London found its street-view painted for half a kilometer in the Ukrainian...

Biden in Kyiv promises support for “as long as needed”

U.S. president makes surprise visit to Ukraine ahead of first anniversary of war War anniversary seen as motivation for Russian offensive Zelenskiy says...

EU official calls for a “Radio Free Russia”

Senior official Vĕra Jourová in bid to help independent Russian media distribute content in their home country and evade heavy censorship European Commission vice-president in charge...

Scraping the barrel: Europe’s armouries

Sustaining Ukraine's army through a long, bloody conflict is a growing problem There is a sense of urgency in Nato. Jens Stoltenberg, the strait-laced Norwegian...

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