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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Political Deals over Human Rights Ombudsman jeopardize Judicial Reform in Ukraine
    Jun13

    Political Deals over Human Rights Ombudsman jeopardize Judicial Reform in Ukraine

    Ukraine’s legislators failed last week to undermine the vital post of Parliamentary Commissioner on Human Rights (Ombudsman), though not for want of trying. Civic organizations have again demanded that a proper competition be held, with a previously forgotten detail about the role of the Ombudsperson highlighting potentially disastrous...

    Invasion of Crimea & war against Ukraine lead to prison and attack on free speech in Russia
    Jun13

    Invasion of Crimea & war against Ukraine lead to prison and attack on free speech in Russia

    Russia’s invasion of Crimea in 2014 has not just led to grave human rights abuses on the occupied peninsula. One of the victims of Moscow’s invasion and ongoing aggression against Ukraine, a new study points out, has been freedom of speech in Russia itself …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    NATO’s Eastern Flank Needs NATO–EU Cooperation, Not Competition
    Jun12

    NATO’s Eastern Flank Needs NATO–EU Cooperation, Not Competition

    Transatlantic TakeOn Friday Romanian President Klaus Johannis met President Trump in Washington, DC. Romania is not what many call “core Europe,”­ and is often perceived as less important than the European heavyweights. Many agree that Romania’s commitment to spending 2 percent of GDP on defense is what rendered a presidential meeting so...

    Belarus first time may face an ICSID claim
    Jun12

    Belarus first time may face an ICSID claim

    Over the entire period of its independence Belarus has never been a respondent in an investor-state dispute. This remains so despite the fact that the country adheres to active policy of investment promotion. According to public data in 1st quarter of 2017 the leading investment partners of Belarus originate from the Russian Federation, Ukraine,...

    More than 350,000 people face acute water shortage in eastern Ukraine
    Jun12

    More than 350,000 people face acute water shortage in eastern Ukraine

    News release | Following a new localized spike in hostilities in eastern Ukraine, workers manning a major water pumping station could not stay on duty, putting hundreds of thousands of people at risk of being cut off from water and basic services. …read more Source: International Committee of the Red...

    Russian Craft Food Chain Purveys Bread, Salt, and Bigotry
    Jun12

    Russian Craft Food Chain Purveys Bread, Salt, and Bigotry

    Shops are owned by capitalist-turned-organic farmer German Sterligov, an advocate of the good old ways. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Building on CCE’s Established Reputation for Quality and Value
    Jun12

    Building on CCE’s Established Reputation for Quality and Value

    In ten years’ time we’re planning to be managing an industrial space of some 15 million sqm, across Central and Eastern Europe and beyond, says Remon Vos, CEO at CTP. He spoke to Jerry Cameron about the growing demand for warehouse space in CEE and the company’s plans to satisfy that demand. At the end of last year, CTP owned...

    The logic of the Kremlin Gate
    Jun12

    The logic of the Kremlin Gate

    Russia / World Russia was accused of hacking the Democratic Party’s servers in a summer 2016 scandal and the Trump Team was consequently rumored to enjoy close ties with Moscow. The attempted coup in Montenegro, attempts to discredit Emmanuel Macron during the presidential campaign in France and the threat of potential interference in the...

    George HW Bush: America’s last foreign policy president
    Jun12

    George HW Bush: America’s last foreign policy president

    Unlike every president who followed him, George HW Bush had a background in foreign policy. In 1972, Bush was serving as U.S. Ambassador to the UN. AP Photo/Dave PickoffGeorge H.W. Bush, who turns 93 today, was the last person elected president of the United States with any prior foreign policy experience. He entered office with one of the most...

    Gdynia: Combining Quality of Life With Business Potential
    Jun12

    Gdynia: Combining Quality of Life With Business Potential

    Nine out of ten inhabitants of the city of Gdynia are happy with their lives, according to the latest Social Diagnosis, which measures the objective and subjective quality of life in Poland. What makes the city the best place to live in the country? Is it the size of the city? Gdynia has a population of about 250,000 and is the 17th largest city...

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