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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    The stable crisis. Ukraine’s economy three years after the Euromaidan
    Apr13

    The stable crisis. Ukraine’s economy three years after the Euromaidan

    The economic statistics for 2016 indicate that Ukraine has managed to overcome the toughest phase of the economic crisis. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

    Russia, Belarus and a Catch-22
    Apr13

    Russia, Belarus and a Catch-22

    By Antonia Colibasanu Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Moscow will “do its best” to prevent any destabilization that could cause a color revolution in Russia and its buffer zone in Eastern Europe. Putin’s remarks come after the media reported that Russian nationals were arrested in Belarus for taking part in...

    Prosperity in the Visegrad Region: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
    Apr13

    Prosperity in the Visegrad Region: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

    By any metric, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Poland have witnessed extraordinary progress since the fall of their communist regimes at the end of the 1980s. Real per-capita income in Poland, for example, has almost tripled since 1991. Life expectancy in the Czech Republic has gone up by seven years, from 71 years in 1990 to 78 years...

    Accomplice to Maidan journalist killing has ’magic’ effect on Ukrainian judges
    Apr13

    Accomplice to Maidan journalist killing has ’magic’ effect on Ukrainian judges

    Yury Krysin admits taking part in the fatal attack on journalist Viacheslav Veremiy during Euromaidan and has been convicted of numerous other violent crimes. Yet “Ukrainian judges have only to see him and they’re seized by a burning desire to release him from custody” …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Putin’s Façade
    Apr12

    Putin’s Façade

    At first glance, Russian actions since the 2014 annexation of Crimea appear to signal a resurgence of power in the international system. Increases in military spending, forays into the Middle East, and a foreign policy punching above its weight have all served to remind the world that Russia maintains influence on the global stage. However,...

    Kleptocracy Daily: April 12, 2017
    Apr12

    Kleptocracy Daily: April 12, 2017

    The latest on KI’s website: Casey Michel talks to Will Fitzgibbon of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists on the anniversary of the Panama Papers release. KI will host Oleksander Danyliuk, Minister of Finance of Ukraine, for a discussion with Walter Russell Mead at Hudson Institute on April 19. Sign up or watch live....

    Canadian-born Myron Spolsky: “Many processes which occurred in the early days of independence should have been finished that time, but they are unnecessarily slow.”
    Apr12

    Canadian-born Myron Spolsky: “Many processes which occurred in the early days of independence should have been finished that time, but they are unnecessarily slow.”

    Written by: Taras Kosiuk, Yevgeny Matyushenko Source: UNIAN UNIAN sat down with Myron Spolsky, one of the leaders of the Ukrainian scouting organization Plast, an entrepreneur who has once moved from Canada to Ukraine and observed how the Ukrainian state and society have been changing over the years of independence. Mr Spolsky told his story of...

    April 12th, 2017
    Apr12

    April 12th, 2017

    CHINA China Urged to Come Clean About “Grotesque” Level of Capital Punishment Simon Denyer, WASHINGTON POST China is the world’s biggest executioner, putting to death considerably more people every year than the rest of the world combined. Yet its “horrifying” use of the death penalty remains shrouded in secrecy and plagued by injustice,...

    Cold War II? What history can tell us about the present
    Apr12

    Cold War II? What history can tell us about the present

    shutterstock/Everett Historicalk/Russia’s relationship with the West is on a knife edge, with multiple allegations of Russian involvement in the affairs of other countries. But are these the beginnings of “Cold War II”? And can Cold War history provide potential lessons for today’s politicians? As US secretary of state Rex Tillerson...

    Is Europeanization losing its sex appeal?
    Apr12

    Is Europeanization losing its sex appeal?

    In late 2008, at the onset of the global economic crisis which put the European Union, and especially its single currency, at the core, a new approach to Europe’s relations with its eastern neighbours was starting to take form. It was in December when the idea of the Eastern Partnership was officially put on paper. The document,...

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