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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    A House Without Foundations: The North Korea Sanctions Regime and its Implementation
    Jun09

    A House Without Foundations: The North Korea Sanctions Regime and its Implementation

    This report identifies the challenges of implementing sanctions on North Korea.Download the report hereNorth Korea tested its first nuclear weapon over a decade ago, in October 2006. UN sanctions have been part of the international community’s tools to address the concerning trajectory of Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile programmes...

    Britain and the Origins and Future of the European Defence and Security Mechanism
    Jun09

    Britain and the Origins and Future of the European Defence and Security Mechanism

    Britain’s split from the EU in two years time must not be allowed to harm the principles of defence and security cooperation that have underpinned peace for more than 75 years.Throughout the second half of the twentieth century, the UK played a key role in the creation and development of a flexible and sustainable mechanism for European...

    Ukraine Lawmakers Back NATO Membership
    Jun09

    Ukraine Lawmakers Back NATO Membership

    Vote angers the Kremlin, which faces allegations of meddling in two Balkan countries to derail their NATO bids. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    After Crimea, a Changing Landscape in Russian Anti-Extremism Policy
    Jun09

    After Crimea, a Changing Landscape in Russian Anti-Extremism Policy

    In the years following Russia’s annexation of Crimea, the state’s turn towards nationalist ideology, based on traditional values, has shaped the formation and enforcement of anti-extremism policies. The move away from state secularism has led to the introduction of explicitly ideological articles into the criminal code. The...

    Russian Police Arrest St. Petersburg Scientologists
    Jun09

    Russian Police Arrest St. Petersburg Scientologists

    Charges of extremism and inciting hatred echo those levelled at the recently banned Jehovah’s Witnesses. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    The White Stream Pipeline Project: Transcaspian Energy for the European Union
    Jun09

    The White Stream Pipeline Project: Transcaspian Energy for the European Union

    White Stream is a proposed pipeline network designed to transfer natural gas from Azerbaijan to Europe through Georgia and Ukraine. Eastern members of the European Union should consider pursuing the full development of the White Stream pipeline network as an alternative to Russian natural gas imports. …read more Source: Atlantic...

    Turkey: NATO’s Odd One Out
    Jun09

    Turkey: NATO’s Odd One Out

    Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, image via Presidential Executive Office, KremlinBESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 491, June 9, 2017 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Discounting the sincerity of Turkish President Erdoğan’s fiercely anti-western rhetoric ahead of the April 16 referendum is akin to disregarding bitter facts about once staunch NATO ally Turkey....

    A Manhunt, A Typo, And Alleged Torture: Russian MMA Fighter Battles Chechnya’s Grip
    Jun09

    A Manhunt, A Typo, And Alleged Torture: Russian MMA Fighter Battles Chechnya’s Grip

    Murad Amriyev, a 32-year-old MMA fighter from the southern Russian region ruled by Kremlin-backed strongman Ramzan Kadyrov, was facing deportation from Belarus on June 8, a transfer that rights activists say would place his life and well-being at risk. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    ‘My Dreams Are Not Related to Literature’
    Jun08

    ‘My Dreams Are Not Related to Literature’

    Andrey Kurkov – Ukraine’s best-known writer – speaks up about Ukrainians learning to become European, on Ukraine’s multilingualism, and on why life does not always follow the logic of literature. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Kleptocracy Daily: June 8, 2017
    Jun08

    Kleptocracy Daily: June 8, 2017

    News U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz will speak at an EB-5 investment industry gathering co-sponsored by related companies in late July; the news comes as Jared Kushner is under fire for his family company’s use of the controversial visa program. Trump’s nominee for FBI director is a partner at the law firm representing Russia’s national oil...

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