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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Russia-gate Breeds ‘Establishment McCarthyism’
    Oct27

    Russia-gate Breeds ‘Establishment McCarthyism’

    In the past, America has witnessed “McCarthyism” from the Right and even complaints from the Right about “McCarthyism of the Left.” But what we are witnessing now amid the Russia-gate frenzy is what might be called “Establishment McCarthyism,” traditional media/political powers demonizing and silencing dissent that questions mainstream...

    Space Call: International Space Station Commander talks with Ukrainian experts and students
    Oct27

    Space Call: International Space Station Commander talks with Ukrainian experts and students

    On October 25, 2017 Commander Randy Bresnik of NASA Expedition 53 shared many interesting details about the ISS with the audience that gathered at the America House Kyiv, including the US Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, America House Director Christi Anne Hofland, first astronaut of independent Ukraine Leonid Kadenyuk, co-organizer of...

    Remember Sandarmokh & the Historian of the Terror Imprisoned in Putin’s Russia
    Oct27

    Remember Sandarmokh & the Historian of the Terror Imprisoned in Putin’s Russia

    On the 80th anniversary of the killing by quota at Sandarmokh of 1,111 Ukrainian, Russian and other Solovki prisoners, Russian writer Ludmilla Ulitskaya has issued a strong warning to the prosecutor and judge in the fabricated trial of historian of the Terror Yury Dmitriev. They risk their children being ashamed of them, and suffering “just as do...

    The High Stakes of Ukraine’s Reform Struggle
    Oct27

    The High Stakes of Ukraine’s Reform Struggle

    It is easy to despair about Ukraine ever reforming and becoming a normal European state. Nevertheless, such despair would be a mistaken response to the flood of stories depicting obstructions to reform—even if they are true. While anyone who has dealt with Ukraine in the last twenty-five years has experienced the frustrations of trying to achieve...

    Remember Sandarmokh & the Historian of the Terror Imprisoned in Putin’s Russia
    Oct27

    Remember Sandarmokh & the Historian of the Terror Imprisoned in Putin’s Russia

    On the 80th anniversary of the killing by quota at Sandarmokh of 1,111 Ukrainian, Russian and other Solovki prisoners, Russian writer Ludmilla Ulitskaya has issued a strong warning to the prosecutor and judge in the fabricated trial of historian of the Terror Yury Dmitriev. They risk their children being ashamed of them, and suffering “just as do...

    Remember Sandarmokh & the Historian of the Terror Imprisoned in Putin’s Russia

    On the 80th anniversary of the killing by quota at Sandarmokh of 1,111 Ukrainian, Russian and other Solovki prisoners, Russian writer Ludmilla Ulitskaya has issued a strong warning to the prosecutor and judge in the fabricated trial of historian of the Terror Yury Dmitriev. They risk their children being ashamed of them, and suffering “just as do...

    The North Caucasus: Russia’s Soft Underbelly
    Oct27

    The North Caucasus: Russia’s Soft Underbelly

    Summary In last week’s Deep Dive on the South Caucasus, we explained how the region’s unforgiving, mountainous terrain has served as both borderland and battleground for empires. This Deep Dive will focus on the North Caucasus, the relatively flat region above the Greater Caucasus mountain range whose terrain has made it vulnerable to...

    Boom and Bust in Belarusian Science & Technology
    Oct26

    Boom and Bust in Belarusian Science & Technology

    Private entrepreneurs are the driving force behind the country’s rising IT sector – but could they do it without the state at their back? …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Two Killed, One Ukrainian MP Injured in Suspected Bomb Blast
    Oct26

    Two Killed, One Ukrainian MP Injured in Suspected Bomb Blast

    The explosion that seriously injured a nationalist Ukrainian lawmaker last night in Kyiv has claimed another life. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    The Dangerous Trend Threatening the Future of the Nation-State
    Oct26

    The Dangerous Trend Threatening the Future of the Nation-State

    Photo: Shutterstock When the historian Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., published his bestseller The Disuniting of America in 1991, he didn’t seriously entertain the worst-case scenario suggested by the title. At the time, the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia were imploding, while separatist movements in Quebec, East Timor, Spain’s Basque country,...

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