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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    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,...

    Kleptocracy Daily | October 26, 2017
    Oct26

    Kleptocracy Daily | October 26, 2017

    Event: Maintaining Transatlantic Unity on Ukraine. Streaming live from Hudson Institute at 12 p.m. EST today and featuring KI Advisory Council member Hannah Thoburn. Military technology: “Russia doesn’t only use spies to steal secrets. Sometimes those doing its dirty work are ordinary American businessmen,” writes Katie Zavadski. One...

    Ukraine’s Finance Ministry Wants Urgent Tax Reform
    Oct26

    Ukraine’s Finance Ministry Wants Urgent Tax Reform

    Ukraine has a 13 billion US dollar shortage in tax revenues, the country’s Ministry of Finance says. In 2016 the country collected 26.5 billion US dollars in taxes, much less than it should have done. According to the ministry, fiscal reform is needed to make the current system more transparent, corruption-free and more efficient. For...

    Ukraine may answer to the Court in Strasbourg for abduction-like deportation of three Georgians
    Oct26

    Ukraine may answer to the Court in Strasbourg for abduction-like deportation of three Georgians

    The three Georgian nationals who were abducted in the centre of Kyiv on October 21 included a military trainer who has defended Ukraine in Donbas and a man with a Ukrainian wife and child. Any links that some or all of the three men have to former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili may explain the motives behind this extraordinary move, but...

    Russian television is not about Russia
    Oct26

    Russian television is not about Russia

    EU vs. Disinfo weekly summary of the main topics on Russia’s most watched TV news channels. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Russian television is not about Russia
    Oct26

    Russian television is not about Russia

    EU vs. Disinfo weekly summary of the main topics on Russia’s most watched TV news channels. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Hamstrung Moldovan President Loses Fight with Government
    Oct26

    Hamstrung Moldovan President Loses Fight with Government

    Igor Dodon vows again to replace the parliamentary form of government with a presidential state. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    New Ransomware Outbreak Hits Russia, Ukraine
    Oct26

    New Ransomware Outbreak Hits Russia, Ukraine

    ‘Bad Rabbit’ looks a lot like the NotPetya attack that ravaged Ukrainian computer systems in June. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Russia frees jailed Crimean Tatar leaders Chiygoz and Umerov but into exile from Crimea
    Oct26

    Russia frees jailed Crimean Tatar leaders Chiygoz and Umerov but into exile from Crimea

    More details have emerged of the unexpected release on October 25 of imprisoned Crimean Tatar leaders Akhtem Chiygoz and Ilmi Umerov. The initial reports that Russia was not preventing them from returning to Crimea were too optimistic and both will, like other Crimean Tatar leaders, be exiled while Crimea remains under occupation …read more...

    Kennan Cable No. 27: Political Rivalry and Garbage Politics in Ukraine
    Oct25

    Kennan Cable No. 27: Political Rivalry and Garbage Politics in Ukraine

    For more than a year, Lviv, the biggest city in Western Ukraine (Population: 800,000), experienced a massive problem with garbage removal. In late May 2016, the city’s only landfill caught fire and four firefighters perished fighting the blaze. As terrible as the fire was, another unpleasant consequence soon arose: the city found itself...

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