· February, 2015

Stories about War & Conflict from February, 2015

A Love Letter to Jailed Syrian-Palestinian Bassel Khartabil

As the ongoing strife in Syria fades from international headlines, Leila Nachawati writes an appeal inspired by a love letter to jailed blogger Bassel Safadi written on Valentine's Day.

Russia Says You Can't Mention Ukrainian Nationalists, Unless You Say They're Bad

One permitted way to mention such organizations it to do so "in a negative light, ascribing them characteristics like 'radical,' 'extremist,' or 'nationalist.'"

Crimean IT Industry Wilts Under Western Sanctions

Companies like Apple and Google blocking access to their services in Crimea due to Western sanctions, bringing a high cost for IT professionals and citizens.

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