Daily Archives: November 6, 2018

Will Latvia’s New Cabinet Share European Values When it Comes to Condemnation of Fascism?

by Aleksandr Kuzmin (Riga)

The annual marches of March the 16th in Riga, Latvia, honor veterans of the local Waffen SS legion. These marches, sponsored by the co-ruling National Alliance, are consistently criticized by bodies of the European Union, the United Nations, and the Council of Europe. The most recent criticism came from the European Parliament resolution of 25 October 2018 on the rise of neo-fascist violence in Europe:

Saudi Arabia | Saudi control of Arab media, lamented by Khashoggi, shapes coverage of his death

by Robert Mahoney

It is a cruel irony that Jamal Khashoggi’s last unpublished column for The Washington Post was a call for press freedom in the Arab world. His homeland, Saudi Arabia, has spent the last three decades and hundreds of millions of dollars to ensure that never happens.

Ukraine | A Journalist From a Channel Owned by Ukrainian President Performed a “Sieg Heil” in the Homeland of Hitler

People who don’t hesitate to express their sympathies for the nazis work at the “Channel 5” belonging to the president of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko. This was reported by the Ukrainian journalist and blogger Anatoly Shariy on his video blog.

In his video the blogger published photos from open sources showing the correspondent of “Channel 5” Nataliya Kotskovich performing a “sieg heil” nazi greeting and posing with militants with swastikas.

In addition, on Twitter Shariy published a photo of Kotskovich doing the “sieg heil” in the Austrian capital of Vienna.