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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Russia breaches international law forcing Crimeans to serve in occupying army
    Apr11

    Russia breaches international law forcing Crimeans to serve in occupying army

    Nearly 5 thousand young Crimeans are to be conscripted into Russia’s army in 2017, with Russia thus openly flouting the UN General Assembly and the Fourth Geneva Convention. For the first time since Russia invaded and annexed Crimea, Crimeans will be sent to regions of the Russian Federation …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights...

    Kremlin-backed Donbas militants accuse Ukraine and USA of ‘terrorist’ killings
    Apr11

    Kremlin-backed Donbas militants accuse Ukraine and USA of ‘terrorist’ killings

    The self-proclaimed ‘Donetsk people’s republic’ [DPR] and Russian media have given wide coverage to militant claims that the head of Ukraine’s counter-intelligence service was behind the killing of prominent militants, with US involvement also stressed …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    There are Red Lines and There are Red Lines: Trump’s Cheap Shot on Syria
    Apr11

    There are Red Lines and There are Red Lines: Trump’s Cheap Shot on Syria

    The US cruise missile attack on Syria last week may have boosted President Trump’s weak standing at home and deflected pressure on him over questionable links between his campaign team and Russia. But it fails on more serious criteria of legality and morality. In justifying his decision last week to launch a strike against a Syrian...

    Moldovan, Ukrainian Authorities Say Murder Plot Targeted Moldovan Politician
    Apr10

    Moldovan, Ukrainian Authorities Say Murder Plot Targeted Moldovan Politician

    Seventeen people, including two connected to the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine, were detained for allegedly planning to kill Vladimir Plahotniuc. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    See the New Ukraine and Benefit From the Best by Partnering or Investing in IT
    Apr10

    See the New Ukraine and Benefit From the Best by Partnering or Investing in IT

    Saying that Ukraine is an attractive but difficult market is nothing new. Situated in the heart of Europe, it is close, big and well-educated. It is cheap and abundant in resources, both natural and human. It is industrial, agricultural and hi-tech. However, at the same time it is unstable; it is corrupt; it has contradicting laws, unjust courts...

    Russian media twist Bellingcat study to find Ukrainian Buk in Donbas before MH17
    Apr10

    Russian media twist Bellingcat study to find Ukrainian Buk in Donbas before MH17

    Incredibly, some Ukrainian websites have copy-pasted Russian propaganda media, including a website closely linked with the defence ministry, which deliberately distorted the findings of a new Bellingcat investigation …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Kleptocracy Daily: April 7, 2017
    Apr10

    Kleptocracy Daily: April 7, 2017

    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. News The FBI and federal immigration agents searched a hotel and two homes in California for evidence related to an alleged $50 million visa fraud scheme that gave green cards to...

    Jehovah’s Witnesses Face Russian Ban
    Apr10

    Jehovah’s Witnesses Face Russian Ban

    Government argues that refusing blood transfusions is no less dangerous than advocating equal rights for homosexuals. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Round-Up of Investment Arbitrations Against CIS States: Recent Developments
    Apr10

    Round-Up of Investment Arbitrations Against CIS States: Recent Developments

    In the December 2016 – March 2017 period, some major procedural developments occurred in several pending and concluded investment arbitrations against CIS states. In some of these pending disputes, arbitral tribunals have asserted jurisdiction over the investors’ claims, addressing noteworthy issues such as: provisional application of the...

    FTAC: Reprise: How ISIL Serves Moscow, Damascus, and Tehran
    Apr10

    FTAC: Reprise: How ISIL Serves Moscow, Damascus, and Tehran

    Again: Assad (w/ Putin and Khamenei looking on) incubated ISIL as a tool with several interesting functions: –A “jihadi” trap that has drawn thousands of fighters to itself, including from Chechnya, to serve as a “Kill Zone” for the type. Not a bad idea, eh? –However: the same ploy turns out for bribing the west — “Assad OR The Terrorists” in...

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