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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Can we predict political uprisings?
    Jun16

    Can we predict political uprisings?

    Forecasting political unrest is a challenging task, especially in this era of post-truth and opinion polls. Several studies by economists such as Paul Collier and Anke Hoeffler in 1998 and 2002 describe how economic indicators, such as slow income growth and natural resource dependence, can explain political upheaval. More specifically, low per...

    18 months forced psychiatric treatment for opposing Russia’s war against Ukraine
    Jun16

    18 months forced psychiatric treatment for opposing Russia’s war against Ukraine

    Alexei Moroshkin has been released after being held against his will in a psychiatric clinic since November 2015, almost certainly for his civic opposition activities and for his criticism of Russia’s hybrid war against Ukraine …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Demand Russia lets jailed Crimean Tatar leader Akhtem Chiygoz see his dying mother!
    Jun16

    Demand Russia lets jailed Crimean Tatar leader Akhtem Chiygoz see his dying mother!

    Russia has imprisoned Crimean Tatar Mejlis leader Akhtem Chiygoz on legally nonsensical charges and is now refusing to allow him to see his dying mother. Aliye Abduraimovna has cancer and doctors believe it is a question of days or weeks, no longer. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    New Russia Sanctions: The Deep State Unifies Congress
    Jun15

    New Russia Sanctions: The Deep State Unifies Congress

    When it comes to bad foreign policy, the House and Senate are completely bipartisan. Yesterday’s 97-2 Senate vote for more Russia sanctions was a perfect case in point. What justifies yet more sanctions on Russia? Violating the territorial integrity of Ukraine, meddling in the US election, and conducting war in Syria. But if this is the...

    We Like It Here, But We Want to Go to Austria
    Jun15

    We Like It Here, But We Want to Go to Austria

    For Chechen refugees, the route from Belarus to Poland only takes three days with the right papers, but for others it can take an eternity. From Euroradio. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Moscow Urban Renewal Scheme Clears Hurdle
    Jun15

    Moscow Urban Renewal Scheme Clears Hurdle

    Russian capital due to be transformed as thousands of Soviet-era apartment buildings fall to the wrecking ball. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    U.S. Would Support New Solution to Ukraine War, Tillerson Says
    Jun15

    U.S. Would Support New Solution to Ukraine War, Tillerson Says

    Secretary of state hints that Kyiv and Moscow could talk outside the stalled Minsk peace process. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Russia’s Existential Threat to NATO in the Baltics
    Jun15

    Russia’s Existential Threat to NATO in the Baltics

    NATO seems more united today than it has been at any time since the end of the Cold War. An aggressive Russia, unbowed by Western economic sanctions after its annexation of Crimea and intervention in eastern Ukraine, has driven NATO member countries closer together. However, if given the opportunity, an aggressive Russia could also put NATO in a...

    Russia: Hacking Away at US Power
    Jun15

    Russia: Hacking Away at US Power

    By Jacob L. Shapiro Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election has been making headlines for months now, as new revelations seem to come out every week. Two more surfaced in the past couple of weeks. On June 5, the Intercept published a leaked document from the National Security Agency that revealed that Russia’s General Staff Main...

    Russia shoots itself in foot through trial of journalist in occupied Crimea
    Jun15

    Russia shoots itself in foot through trial of journalist in occupied Crimea

    By staging show trials aimed at silencing opposition to annexation, Russia has drawn attention to the fact that its own legislation indicts Russian President Vladimir Putin and all those who helped him invade another country’s territory. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

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