Чубайс, восстание, экстремизм: жизнь и уголовные дела полковника Квачкова

Health News BBC - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 10:53
19 февраля отставной полковник ГРУ генштаба России Владимир Квачков вышел на свободу. Русская служба Би-би-си рассказывает об одном из самых известных в националистических кругах человеке.
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"Фейсбук" объяснил блокировку страницы проекта RT

Health News BBC - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 10:40
Главный редактор RT Маргарита Симоньян пожаловалась, что "Фейсбук" заблокировал страницу одного из проектов телеканала более чем с 2,5 млрд просмотров. В социальной сети блокировку объяснили необходимостью раскрытия данных о материнской компании.
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Trump pleads with Venezuela's military to back Guaido - Northwest Herald

Northwest Russia - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 10:20
Trump pleads with Venezuela's military to back Guaido  Northwest Herald

MIAMI – President Donald Trump on Monday pleaded with Venezuela's military to support opposition leader Juan Guaido and issued a dire warning if they ...

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US' 'Hardball Tactics' on Nord Stream 2 Alarm Merkel - Report - Sputnik International

Nord Stream - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 09:25
US' 'Hardball Tactics' on Nord Stream 2 Alarm Merkel - Report  Sputnik International

Speaking at the 2019 Munich Security Conference late last week, US Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday made it clear that Washington is not ready to ...

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US' 'Hardball Tactics' on Nord Stream 2 Alarm Merkel - Report - Sputnik International

Nord Stream - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 09:25
US' 'Hardball Tactics' on Nord Stream 2 Alarm Merkel - Report  Sputnik International

Speaking at the 2019 Munich Security Conference late last week, US Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday made it clear that Washington is not ready to ...

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Technology and the changing construction market - Emerging Europe

Google News: --- Baltic Environmental - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 08:19
Technology and the changing construction market  Emerging Europe

Drones and 3D printing can radically reduce the cost of construction. But sensible government legislation, as well as a change in the attitudes of the public, are ...

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Неслучившаяся война. Как живут кыргызстанцы, вернувшиеся из Сирии

Health News BBC - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 08:04
Из более четырех тысяч выходцев из Центральной Азии, уехавших на войну в Сирию, на Кыргызстан приходится по меньшей мере 850 человек. Корреспондент Би-би-си встретилась с теми, кто вернулся из Сирии в село Кашгар-Кыштак на юге Кыргызстана.
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Дрон для трудоголиков: как в Японии людей спасают от переутомления

Health News BBC - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 07:52
В Японии дроны спасают людей от переутомления, проверяя, все ли ушли из офиса.
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[BC-MCT-INTERNATIONAL-BJT] | Associated Press - Rome News-Tribune

Northwest Russia - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 07:36
[BC-MCT-INTERNATIONAL-BJT] | Associated Press  Rome News-Tribune

(TNS). Tribune News *Service*. International Budget for Tuesday, February 19, 2019. Updated at 0430 UTC (11:30 p.m. U.S. EST Monday). Additional news ...

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Commentary: Even Trump can't drive Europe iInto Russia's arms - Rome News-Tribune

Northwest Russia - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 05:00
Commentary: Even Trump can't drive Europe iInto Russia's arms  Rome News-Tribune

As the U.S. demands more from Europe and castigates it ever more stridently, it's increasingly clear that Russia is missing a historic opportunity. If President ...

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Meet the women helping fill Russia's rural healthcare gap

Health News BBC - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 03:30
After the closure of thousands of clinics in rural Russia, one region has taken matters into its own hands.
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Fast fashion: 'Penny on a garment' to drive clothes recycling

Scientific News BBC - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 03:00
Clothing brands and retailers should pay per item to fund a £35m annual recycling scheme, MPs say.
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Propaganda narratives most often appeared in online media – the first results of monitoring the coverage of presidential elections in Ukraine

StopFake.org - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 02:16

StopFake co-founder Olga Yurkova presents the results of monitoring the appearance of Russian propaganda narratives in Ukrainian media

On Monday, February 18, a coalition of CSOs consisting of “The Commission on Journalism Ethics”, “Human Rights Platform”, “Ukrainian Media and Communications Institute” and “StopFake” with the support of the Council of Europe* presented the first interim results of independent public monitoring of media coverage of the Presidential pre-election campaign in Ukraine were presented to the public. The monitoring covered the  period of 14 January – 3 February 2019.

Since 14 January 2019, using the methodology developed by the Council of Europe experts, a team of independent monitoring specialists have been conducting quantitative and qualitative analysis of the media coverage of the presidential race by a number of national TV channels, online media and social networks.

“When it comes to the media coverage of the election so far, we have seen a mixed picture. On the one hand, the media have covered extensively activities of candidates as well as procedural aspects related to elections. On the other hand, most media have shown their preferences towards concrete candidates” said Rasťo Kužel, international expert of the Council of Europe. “In order to be able to make a more qualified choice, voters would benefit from a more unbiased and analytical coverage of the campaign.”

Media lawyer and Executive Director of the NGO “Human Rights Platform” Oleksandr Burmahin said: “The first results of monitoring prove that similarly to previous election campaigns, media on a whole, do not observe the requirements of the law regarding the need for balanced and unbiased media coverage of electoral campaign. As a result, the audience, future voters lack the conditions for informed and conscious choice, and on the contrary, become the subject to various manipulations. The situation can be changed only through introduction of clear rules at the legislative level, significant responsibility for their violation and operation of professional, independent regulator (regulators) which possesses adequate authorities”.

Diana Dutsyk, media expert and Executive Director of the NGO “Ukrainian Institute of Media and Communication”: “Almost all media which were included in the monitoring sample  and first of all TV channels, with a minor exception,  have demonstrated their sympathies and antipathies  towards particular candidates. In majority of cases this could be explained not so much by the position of the journalists but rather by position of the media owners, which have their own political interests. This trend characterizes not only current but almost all electoral campaigns in Ukraine“.

“The news which fit Russian propaganda narratives often appeared in the online media,” said Olga Yurkova, media expert and co-founder of NGO “StopFake. – For example, four news websites on 31 January simultaneously published Russian President Vladimir Putin’s statement about the religious situation Ukraine. The statement was discriminatory towards United Ukrainian Orthodox Church and did not cover the position of Ukrainian side. Getting independence by the Ukrainian Orthodox Church was the main topic, around which such messages appeared. Other topics concerned the news legitimizing the occupation of Donbas or Crimea and discrediting Ukrainian authorities. Some TV channels while covering the situation in the frontline avoided calling the opposite side other than “fighters” and do not call Russia an aggressor state or invader.”

Download report (in Ukrainian). The report will be published in English shortly.

*Monitoring is carried out by the coalition of NGOs consisting of “The Commission on Journalism Ethics”, “Human Rights Platform”, “Ukrainian Media and Communications Institute” and “StopFake” (Ukraine) with the support of the Council of Europe Projects “Supporting the transparency, inclusiveness and integrity of electoral practice in Ukraine” and “Strengthening freedom of media, access to information and reinforcing the public broadcasting system in Ukraine”, which are implemented within the framework of the Council of Europe Action Plan for Ukraine 2018-2021.

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OMV Chief Rules Out EU Gas Import Rules to Raise Price Tag for Nord Stream 2 - UrduPoint News

Nord Stream - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 22:36
OMV Chief Rules Out EU Gas Import Rules to Raise Price Tag for Nord Stream 2  UrduPoint News

A change in EU gas import rules will not delay or raise the cost of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, the chief executive of Austrias OMV, which has a stake in the ...

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OMV Chief Rules Out EU Gas Import Rules to Raise Price Tag for Nord Stream 2 - UrduPoint News

Nord Stream - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 22:36
OMV Chief Rules Out EU Gas Import Rules to Raise Price Tag for Nord Stream 2  UrduPoint News

A change in EU gas import rules will not delay or raise the cost of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, the chief executive of Austrias OMV, which has a stake in the ...

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Crowdfunding campaign for Russian air bear - BBC News

Northwest Russia - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 22:26
Crowdfunding campaign for Russian air bear  BBC News

Staff at a Russian airfield have turned to crowdfunding on the internet after a foundling bear became too much for them to handle. Mansur the bear has lived at ...

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Crowdfunding campaign for Russian air bear - BBC News

Northwest Russia - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 22:26
Crowdfunding campaign for Russian air bear  BBC News

Staff at a Russian airfield have turned to crowdfunding on the internet after a foundling bear became too much for them to handle. Mansur the bear has lived at ...

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'Hundreds' of badgers illegally killed each year in NI

Scientific News BBC - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 22:23
Badger baiting: 'Hundreds' illegally killed every season in Northern Ireland
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Ferries showcase potential of autonomous vessel technology - Passenger Ship Technology

Google News: --- Baltic Environmental - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 22:12
Ferries showcase potential of autonomous vessel technology  Passenger Ship Technology

The recent focus on automation within the ferry sector reflects its position as an ideal market to apply such technologies. The potential for applications of ...

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"Я попал в мясорубку": воспоминания участника Майдана

Health News BBC - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 22:10
Ровно пять лет назад в Киеве начались самые массовые и кровопролитные с начала Евромайдана столкновения протестующих и сотрудников правоохранительных органов. О тех событиях мы поговорили с Денисом Земляновым, который в те дни был на Майдане.
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