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    Weekly Report: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine May 16 – May 22, 2016
    May22

    Weekly Report: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine May 16 – May 22, 2016

    Ron Paul Institute (USA) : Beware What You Wish For: Russia is Ready for War Georgia Caucasus Strategic Studies Institute (Georgia) : A hole in the budget increasing at a rate of half a trillion rubles a month. International Relations and Security Network (Switzerland) : Ukraine vs Russia and the Kleptocrats Ron Paul Institute (USA) : America –...

    Russian combat drone again drops bombs on Ukraine forces
    May19

    Russian combat drone again drops bombs on Ukraine forces

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 17 times in the past 24 hours, they used, among other things, banned weapons and a combat drone, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters. ”An enemy combat unmanned aerial vehicle was spotted again yesterday. The...

    Russian aggression against Ukraine, international law and global security: 25 key theses
    May16

    Russian aggression against Ukraine, international law and global security: 25 key theses

    Introductory remarks 1)      Understanding of the consequences of the aggression continues. To talk about what consequences the Russian aggression has already identified, would be jumping ahead of time even now. These consequences will be determined by a combination of many factors, first of all – the ability or inability of leading players to...

    The Age: Antonov An-225 Mriya touches down in Western Australia
    May15

    The Age: Antonov An-225 Mriya touches down in Western Australia

    The world`s biggest plane – the Ukrainian Antonov An-225 Mriya – has touched down safely in Western Australia amid scenes of traffic chaos around Perth Airport, according to The Age, a daily newspaper published in Melbourne, Australia. ”Traffic was gridlocked around Perth Airport on Sunday morning as thousands of people lined up against fences,...

    Ukraine’s Jamala has won Eurovision 2016
    May15

    Ukraine’s Jamala has won Eurovision 2016

    Ukraine’s Jamala has won this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, held in Stockholm, Sweden. The country scored 534 points with its song 1944, about Stalin, Crimea and claims of ethnic cleansing. Australia finished second with 511 points, while Russia – which was the favourite going into the competition – was third with 491...

    Stratfor: Examining evidence of Russia`s involvement in Malaysia Airlines crash
    May14

    Stratfor: Examining evidence of Russia`s involvement in Malaysia Airlines crash

    Satellite imagery obtained by Stratfor sheds new light on the July 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine. Recent scrutiny of open-source materials, much of it led by a U.K.-based collective investigation project known as Bellingcat, has zeroed in on a Russian-made Buk surface-to-air missile system that was in eastern...

    Russian militants attack Ukraine forces 15 times in last day, hot spot near Mariupol
    May12

    Russian militants attack Ukraine forces 15 times in last day, hot spot near Mariupol

    The combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 15 times in the past 24 hours, according to the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO). In Luhansk region, the enemy opened fire from rocket-propelled grenades on the Ukrainian positions near the town of Popasna, reads the report. View map in...

    ICIJ releases Panama Papers database revealing thousands of secret offshore companies
    May10

    ICIJ releases Panama Papers database revealing thousands of secret offshore companies

    Searchable database displays more than 300,000 entities from the Panama Papers and Offshore Leaks investigations, according to International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists published on May 9 a searchable database that strips away the secrecy of nearly 214,000 offshore entities...

    Ukraine celebrates Day of Victory over Nazism in World War II
    May09

    Ukraine celebrates Day of Victory over Nazism in World War II

    At the same time, according to head of the Ukrainian Institute of National Memory Volodymyr Vyatrovich, the use of Soviet symbols is now restricted in ceremonies honoring the memory of those who perished in World War II. The memorable date was established by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on April 9, 2015, with the law On perpetuation of the...

    Three instruments of Kremlin against Ukraine
    May04

    Three instruments of Kremlin against Ukraine

    Originally published by eurointegration.com.ua , translated by UaPosition In recent months, in connection with the relative calm in the Russian-Ukrainian war in the Donbas region, many Western observers have begun to classify this confrontation as another “frozen conflict” on the territory of the former Soviet Union. But still, even...

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