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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    The Language Issue in Ukraine, Again
    Nov07

    The Language Issue in Ukraine, Again

    On September 25, 2017, the Ukrainian president signed off on the Law on Education, which had been approved by the parliament twenty days before. This law, which had long been anticipated as a means of launching educational reform and somewhat prematurely praised by the U.S. …read more Source: Woodrow Wilson International Center for...

    U.S. Coal for Ukraine: Vital Necessity or Political Benefits Seeking?
    Nov07

    U.S. Coal for Ukraine: Vital Necessity or Political Benefits Seeking?

    In June 2017, Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko visited the United States and met U.S. president Donald Trump. After that meeting President Poroshenko announced that Ukraine would be importing anthracite from the United States. On September 13 the first shipment was delivered to Ukraine. After the start of the military conflict in Donbas in...

    Watch List: Nov. 6, 2017
    Nov07

    Watch List: Nov. 6, 2017

    The items listed below represent potential emerging issues that our analysts are tracking. These can be long term or short term, but will be updated daily. If an item on our Watch List becomes critical, we will email you a full analysis explaining its significance. Each Saturday, we will follow up our daily Watch List for each week with our...

    Corruption and Conflict in Ukraine: Could Civilian Oversight be a Remedy?
    Nov06

    Corruption and Conflict in Ukraine: Could Civilian Oversight be a Remedy?

    Invitation Only Research Event 13 Nov 2017 – 16:00 to 17:30Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Katherine Dixon, Director, Defence and Security, Transparency International Olena Tregub, Member, Independent Defence Anti-Corruption Committee; Head, International Development Assistance Coordination, Ministry of Economic Development...

    Polish-German relations tighten over talk show remarks
    Nov06

    Polish-German relations tighten over talk show remarks

    During a visit to Ukraine (5 November), Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski expressed his indignation over Germany’s current policy towards Poland, insisting Berlin supports the country’s opposition forces. …read more Source:...

    What Is the Public Mood Like in Crimea?
    Nov06

    What Is the Public Mood Like in Crimea?

    A new survey spells out the disrupted links to the rest of Ukraine, limited travel by Crimeans to other parts of Russia, a near-complete integration into the Russian media sphere, and continuing repression of the Tatars. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

    FSB use power outage as pretext to detain Crimean Tatars
    Nov06

    FSB use power outage as pretext to detain Crimean Tatars

    Several Crimean Tatars are known to have been illegally detained, including the brother of imprisoned human rights activist Emir-Usein Kuku. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Sakharov Prize for Courage Awarded to Jailed Russian Writer of banned “Crimea is Ukraine” text
    Nov06

    Sakharov Prize for Courage Awarded to Jailed Russian Writer of banned “Crimea is Ukraine” text

    Boris Stomakhin, a Russian writer serving a six-year prison sentence in Russia for supposed ‘extremism’ has been honoured ‘For Courage’ by the Andrei Sakharov Committee on Journalism as an Act of Courage. The Committee, posted Stomakhin’s 2014 article ‘Crimea is Ukraine’ in full. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human...

    Eyewitnesses Ponder Real Reasons Behind Raid On Kyiv Nightclub, Question Excessive Force
    Nov06

    Eyewitnesses Ponder Real Reasons Behind Raid On Kyiv Nightclub, Question Excessive Force

    Eyewitnesses and human rights advocates say Ukrainian authorities used excessive force when they arrested 17 young clubgoers for drug possession and detained 32 others they described as draft dodgers in an early morning raid on a popular Kyiv nightclub. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    The Puzzle of the North Korean ICBM
    Nov05

    The Puzzle of the North Korean ICBM

    Kim Jong-un with alleged miniaturized thermonuclear device, screen capture from YouTube video by Right WingBESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 634, November 5, 2017 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Uncertainty remains about North Korea’s technological maturity and ability to launch nuclear warheads that could hit the US homeland, even after its recent...

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