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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Cybersecurity of the power grid: A growing challenge
    Feb24

    Cybersecurity of the power grid: A growing challenge

    Called the “largest interconnected machine,” the U.S. electricity grid is a complex digital and physical system crucial to life and commerce in this country. Today, it is made up of more than 7,000 power plants, 55,000 substations, 160,000 miles of high-voltage transmission lines and millions of miles of low-voltage distribution lines. This web...

    Also in Media – “The Nuclear Fallout of Trump’s Possible Détente with Putin” – Harvard International Review – February 16, 2017
    Feb23

    Also in Media – “The Nuclear Fallout of Trump’s Possible Détente with Putin” – Harvard International Review – February 16, 2017

    In 1994, Ukraine joined the NPT as a non-nuclear weapons state, a decision that entailed relinquishing world’s third largest nuclear arsenal. This constructive move came at a price: the United States, Russia, and the United Kingdom pledged to Ukraine security assurances in a Memorandum on Security Assurances, signed in Budapest on December...

    Dear President-elect Trump
    Feb23

    Dear President-elect Trump

    It would be a grave mistake to end the current sanctions on Russia or accept the division and subjugation of Ukraine. …read more Source: World Affairs...

    Strengthening Ukraine’s Resilience: What Role for National and International Actors?
    Feb23

    Strengthening Ukraine’s Resilience: What Role for National and International Actors?

    Invitation OnlyResearch EventStrengthening Ukraine’s Resilience: What Role for National and International Actors?3 Mar 2017 – 10:30 to 12:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, LondonRussia and Eurasia Programme, Ukraine ForumParticipantsArseniy Yatsenyuk, Prime Minister of Ukraine (2014-16)Download...

    Ukrainian Right-Wing Groups Stage Anti-Government Rally in Kiev
    Feb23

    Ukrainian Right-Wing Groups Stage Anti-Government Rally in Kiev

    February 23, 2017 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    The U.S. NATO Alliance Has Been a One-Way Street for Too Long
    Feb23

    The U.S. NATO Alliance Has Been a One-Way Street for Too Long

    Doug Bandow Defense Secretary James Mattis made a splash on his visit to Europe. He ratcheted up Washington’s traditional request for the Europeans to spend more on their defense. And his demand resonated across the continent, because his boss, President Donald Trump, has spent years denouncing Washington’s feckless allies for...

    Russia recognises Donbas separatists’ documents
    Feb23

    Russia recognises Donbas separatists’ documents

    Under a decree signed by President, the Russian Federation recognised the documents issued by the governments of the ‘people’s republics’. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

    Russian High Court Quashes Activist’s Conviction
    Feb23

    Russian High Court Quashes Activist’s Conviction

    Ildar Dadin is the only person punished so far under a law that criminalizes excess protesting. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Ukraine’s Gas Industry Risks Stagnation Without Investment
    Feb23

    Ukraine’s Gas Industry Risks Stagnation Without Investment

    The Concept for Development of Ukraine’s Gas Production Industry by 2020, which was approved by the government in September 2016, predicts that natural gas production should increase to 27 billion cubic metres within four years, compared to the current 20 billion cubic metres. Are these plans feasible? Let me just lay out a few facts:...

    Russia Launches New Project To Track ’Fake News’
    Feb23

    Russia Launches New Project To Track ’Fake News’

    Russia has embraced the buzzword “fake news” to dismiss coverage it considers unfair or flat-out wrong — even as Western governments accuse Moscow of exploiting false and misleading news for political gain. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

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