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2 August 2016

Stories from 2 August 2016

The Successful Hunger Strike That Changed Colombia's University of Tolima

"The day I wake up without the will to change the world, will be the day the world has changed me."

Critics See China's Fingerprints All Over the Turmoil at Hong Kong's Anti-Corruption Authority

"...if Beijing appoints a high official in Hong Kong, it can’t have some other body come along and prosecute the guy. Who’s in charge here? This is China."

Here's Why Russian Facebook Users Love Donald Trump

RuNet Echo

Politically engaged Russian social media users are making their opinions on Donald Trump known. Mostly, they seem to be quite taken with the man—for some very different reasons.

Remembering the Yugoslav Anti-War Movement of the Early 1990s

Internet users in the former Yugoslavia have decided to break with political elites' divisive rhetoric, and remember the region's proud, albeit unsuccessful, attempts to stop the wars of the 1990s.

Kyrgyzstan and the President Who Didn't Want to Be a Dragon

"No, I'm not being harsh on Atambayev. The price of his mediocrity has been extremely high."

The Russian Caucasus They Don’t Show You in the News

RuNet Echo

In a special report for RuNet Echo, Ksenia Khudadyan speaks to Anton Lange, the author of a new photo project titled “The Range. The Caucasus from Sea to Sea.”