Russia Internet Legislation Passes Increasing Human Rights Concerns

The Russian Duma has passed further legislation strictening internet usage, forcing internet users to post identities and contact information as well as adhere to the requirements applied to mass media outlets and be held responsible for the comments of other users.  Critics have expressed concern that the legislation will further chill free expression in what is said to […]

Ukraine: Russia Says 40,000 Troops to Defend Russia

Ukraine: Russia Says 40,000 Troops to Defend Russia

Russian government spokesman Dmitry Peskov stated that Russia had reinforced its already massive forces along the Ukrainian border in order to protect Russian territory. Western intelligence data estimates the Russian forces currently stationed along the Ukrainian border at 40,000. Peskov referred to the military coup in Ukraine as motive for any country to “naturally… take […]

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