Amnesty International: Armenia/Azerbaijan: Civilians must be protected from use of banned cluster bombs

Protection of civilians caught in the escalating conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the Nagorno-Karabakh region must be prioritised, Amnesty International said today, after corroborating the use of banned cluster bombs in the region.

Stephen F. Cohen, Influential Historian of Russia, Dies at 81

It is with great sorrow and a heavy heart that we pass on the news that Professor Stephen F. Cohen, The American Committee for East-West Accord’s founder, a good, loyal friend and mentor to so many, died yesterday. Steve was the best. We will miss him dearly. — ACEWA

Politico: Journalist Spreads Disinformation Regarding Michigan Election Hack

The source of the confusion: Journalist Julia Ioffe tweeted that Russian news media had discovered the data about 7.6 million Michigan voters on the hacker platform, along with voter information from swing states like Florida and North Carolina. The tweet generated 11,000 retweets and 11,000 likes as of Tuesday afternoon.

The Barents Observer: Rosatom releases previously classified documentary video of Tsar Bomba nuke test

Photos and short video clips have previously been available, but this unseen 40 minutes declassified footage of the Soviet Union’s monster nuclear bomb give a whole new insight into what happened on Novaya Zemlya on October 30, 1961.

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