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27 December 2016

Stories from 27 December 2016

Russia's Top Ten Memes in 2016

RuNet Echo

In the spirit of 2016, RuNet Echo risks spoiling everything in an effort to make sense of Russia's hottest Internet memes over the past year.

Syria's War May be the Most Documented Ever—And Yet We Know So Little.

The Bridge

With the end of the devastating siege of eastern Aleppo, the world watches, parses and argues over the meaning of the media messages being shared by those remaining within it.

For a Limited Time, Croatians Get Free Access to a Digital Library of 100,000 Books

Not in Croatia? The Croatia Reads app also offers people outside the country Croatian books free of charge.

Saudi Arabia Promises to Stop Using British-Made Cluster Bombs in Yemen

Saudi Arabia has promised to stop using British-made cluster bombs, which are prohibited by the Convention on Cluster Munitions, in its air strikes in Yemen.

China's Glass Tycoon Cao Dewang ‘Escapes’ to the US for Cheaper Taxes

"Who dares to invest when investment costs are so high and profit isn't guaranteed?"

Empathy Was All Around in 2016 for the French-Speaking World, Too

It would be a shame to ignore 2016's less publicized, but still important events, so here goes our look back at the good stuff this year in the French-speaking world.

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