Europe/Americas update: November 28 2017

EUROPE RUSSIA The State Department says that a new Russian law allowing the government to categorize foreign media outlets as “foreign agents” threatens freedom of the press. And they’re absolutely right about that. But if I may, it also threatens freedom of the press when the US registers foreign media outlets as “foreign agents,” as… Continue reading Europe/Americas update: November 28 2017

Europe/Americas: August 14-15 2017

EUROPE RUSSIA The FSB said Tuesday that it had detained a “Ukrainian intelligence agent” in Crimea, where he was allegedly planning acts of sabotage. NORWAY Norway is having a general election on September 11, and on Tuesday a new poll gave some good news to the country’s center-left: The survey of voters by the Kantar… Continue reading Europe/Americas: August 14-15 2017