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5th Jul 2022

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Russia-led alliance sends forces to Kazakhstan

A Russia-led military alliance said on Thursday that it will send peacekeeping forces to Kazakhstan after violent protests led to the resignation of the government earlier this week, AP reported. Kazakh president Kassym-Jomart Tokayev had asked allies for help in controlling the unrest, including the seizure and setting alight of public buildings. Demonstrations were sparked by a rise in fuel prices in the central Asian nation.

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The Digital Services Act — a case-study in keeping public in dark

Companies and lobby groups like Spotify, Google and International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) were able to lobby member states using live knowledge of the trilogue discussions on content-ranking systems, advertising and liability for search engines.

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