Overview InoSMI: the West came to terms with the loss of Donbass

Обзор ИноСМИ: Запад смирился с потерей Донбасса

View of the West on the Ukrainian crisis, the plane crash in Egypt, and dirty election campaign in the U.S. in foreign press digest.

The West is ready to make peace with Russia – Die Welt

Ukrainian and international human rights organizations presented the report, which documented more than 4 thousand cases of torture and violence to people, illegally held in captivity in the Russian-controlled Donetsk and Luhansk people’s republics”.

The Ukrainian side also recorded the illegal abduction and violence, but on a much smaller scale. And such cases not be in a legal vacuum: Ukraine has recognized the jurisdiction of the International criminal court and allow UN representatives to places of detention.

Those who have seized power in Eastern Ukraine, killing and torture uncontrollably, and close not allowing the representatives of the international community. In this situation, as confirmed by the UN Commission on human rights, they have nothing to fear responsibility for their actions. Especially because, according to the Minsk agreement, they are promised Amnesty as an integral part of the long-awaited peace settlement.

The Minsk agreement themselves based on fatal errors. They proceed from the fact that the conflict in the East of Ukraine there are two opposing sides that have to find a fair compromise.

The Russian President in the Minsk agreement appears not as the instigator of a military conflict, but as a partner, sincerely seeking to implement the Treaty.

Western governments do not encourage the Kremlin to answer, and continue to cling to the success of the agreements

No Western politician does not believe in the prospect of a peaceful settlement of the conflict. However, rather than to draw conclusions and to increase the pressure on Russia, the West, more and more pressure on the Kiev leadership that it actually recognized the loss of its territory.

However, in German society increases the willingness to cancel anti-Russian sanctions, without waiting for reciprocal steps by Moscow. This is tantamount to recognition of the legitimacy of military aggression and severe human rights violations in the heart of Europe.

Populists win in Europe – The Wall Street Journal

When last year broke the immigration crisis, many European voters brought electoral success of populist parties. From Denmark to France the achievements of these parties have strengthened the feeling that the European Union is facing a crisis.

These parties call for tougher against migrants, weakening of ties with the EU and often – rapprochement with Russia. They do not believe in the ruling elite, who believe alienated, corrupt and divorced from the lives of the people.

Centrist party with a strong commitment to European integration has led to the fact that the dissenters had joined the marginal parties. This allowed the nationalists and populists to attract as many people disappointed in the consent Pro-European political center, which is euroskeptic language and start talking the major parties, trying to keep their voters.

Populist war is particularly striking in Central Europe, where mainstream politicians have long considered European integration a way to heal the wounds inflicted by Nazism and communism

Some of the populist movements in Central Europe for a long time, as the “Austrian freedom party”, founded in 1950-ies. Some are new, as a movement, headed by the Polish rock star Pavel Cookies, which unexpectedly raised the policy legions of fans.

And all earn political points on the immigration crisis, which, according to many, confirms the supremacy of Germany in Europe.

The rise of these groups is forcing mainstream politicians to react, including to satisfy some of their requirements.

Crises – from transactions to rescue the individual members of the Eurozone to the threat of terrorism, has weakened the European elite, and because of this today’s version of populism has achieved a stronger position than previous versions.

Dirty dirt on American elections – The Times

Extremely unpredictable election campaign in the USA took an even more unprecedented turn: Donald trump recalled the claims that bill Clinton committed rape.

In a television interview, trump was asked about the three women who accused Clinton of misconduct of a sexual nature.

The interviewer said, “In one case it was about the emergence in the adult form. In the other case, about the feeling, caressing and touching a woman against her will”.

“And about rape,” said trump.

Trump was referring to Juanita, Broddrick, a former employee of the nursing home, which claimed that in 1978, when he was attorney General of Arkansas, Clinton had raped her in a hotel in the city of little Rock.

Broddrick, blamed Hillary Clinton in an attempt to shut her mouth. Recently, Brodrick said that a whole generation of voters have not heard about what bill Clinton did with women. It should know about it”.

In 1999 the lawyer of spouses Clinton announced approval of Brodrick “absolutely false”. A year earlier, Broddrick itself, in a written statement, called the charges “untrue,” but later disavowed the document. Criminal charges in this case were not filed.

Clinton for decades, was accused of adultery, unlawful sexual contact and sexual harassment, the newspaper reminds.

Trump also once accused of “rape”. His first wife Ivana trump gave the following written testimony in their divorce proceedings. The incident allegedly happened in 1989. Ms. trump later changed his version. Last year she admitted that she used the word “rape”, but said that she felt raped only in an emotional sense.

Egypt has again problems with tourists – The New York Times

It seemed that after several years, when a cascade of crises undermined the foundations of the Egyptian economy – the local tourist industry, the situation began to change for the better.

Russian President Putin told his Egyptian counterpart Al-Sisi that perhaps will soon be allowed to resume flights to Russia from Sharm El-Sheikh, suspended after the explosion of a passenger airliner.

The world tourism organization of the United Nations chose the Luxor as the world’s capital of tourism” for 2016.

But on Thursday, when the crashed airliner EgyptAir, Egypt was again in a serious, albeit familiar, position.

The crash of the EgyptAir airliner “so shocked the country that the Egyptian leaders refused his typical style of crisis management – attempts to darken.

This time they gave, apparently, an objective assessment of the events, admitting that the cause of the accident could be a terrorist attack.

The Minister of civil aviation of Egypt Sherif Fathi admitted that some Egyptian officials have made mistakes, reacting to the plane’s disappearance and also stated that the likelihood of a terrorist attack “is higher than the probability” of a technical fault.

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