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UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights Olivier De Schutter, in a report published Wednesday, condemned the Lebanese government and the central bank for the country’s worst economic and financial crisis, which has pushed most of its population into poverty. The report categorises the crisis as entirely manufactured by failed government policies which [...]

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When Vladimir Putin decided to invade Ukraine in February, the international community responded with “unprecedented” and “severe” sanctions against Russia. Their expansive scale essentially leads to Russia’s economic and even political isolation. The purpose of the sanctions is clear: to punish Putin’s regime for the violation of international law and stop its military aggression against [...]

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“…Ukraine is not just a neighbouring country for us. It is an inalienable part of our own history, culture and spiritual space. These are our comrades, those dearest to us – not only colleagues, friends and people who once served together, but also relatives, people bound by blood, family ties.” — Address by the President [...]

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Since February 24, 2022, Russia’s President has demonstrated an outrageous contempt towards any norm of international law. Putin does not in the least care about the notion of Ukraine’s sovereignty and independence; instead the “Fuhrer” of the Russian Federation unprovokedly and stealthily launched missiles in the area close to Kyiv at 5 AM, marking the [...]

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The Russian-Ukrainian crisis started to deteriorate in early 2021 when Ukraine arrested pro-Russian politician Viktor Medvedchuk on allegations of conspiring a coup d’etat, and Russia initiated military exercises near the Ukrainian border. Russia is the second-largest oil producer, trailing only the United States, and the third-leading oil exporter, behind Saudi Arabia and the United Arab [...]

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