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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    June 1st, 2017
    Jun05

    June 1st, 2017

    CHINA Activist Held in China’s Guangdong For Printing T-Shirts Bearing Guo Wengui QuoteRADIO FREE ASIA Authorities in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong have detained a rights activist for selling T-shirts carrying a quotation from exiled billionaire property tycoon Guo Wengui. Dong Qi is currently being held in the Longgang...

    South Ossetia Emerges as Financial Center for Ukrainian Rebels
    Jun05

    South Ossetia Emerges as Financial Center for Ukrainian Rebels

    Key bank there likely used to facilitate payments from Russia. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    The Six-Day War Was a One-Time Event
    Jun05

    The Six-Day War Was a One-Time Event

    Six-Day War, image via Jewish Virtual LibraryBESA Center Perspectives No. 487, June 5, 2017 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The events of the Six-Day War of 1967 are often used by proponents of withdrawal from the West Bank as proof that Israel can defend itself from behind the “green line.” Since Israel won the 1967 conflict from this starting point, they...

    MH17 – Drivers of the Russian June and July 2014 Buk Convoy Trucks
    Jun05

    MH17 – Drivers of the Russian June and July 2014 Buk Convoy Trucks

    The full report can be read here On 13 May 2015, Bellingcat published a report about the involvement of the Russian 2nd Automobile Battalion of the 69th Separate Logistics Brigade (military unit 11385) and the 147th Automobile Battalion for Material Support (military unit 83466) in the transport of Buk unit vehicles of the 53rd Anti-Aircraft...

    Pre-MH17 Photograph of Buk 332 Discovered
    Jun05

    Pre-MH17 Photograph of Buk 332 Discovered

    Since the July 17, 2014 downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 (MH17), Bellingcat has published numerous articles concerning the anti-aircraft missile launcher that downed the passenger plane–Buk 332, of Russia’s 53rd Anti-Aircraft Missile Brigade. This Buk missile launcher (TELAR) was previous dubbed “Buk 3×2” due to an obscured middle...

    Civic Outrage in Ukraine as Justice Ministry Rigs Vital Competition
    Jun05

    Civic Outrage in Ukraine as Justice Ministry Rigs Vital Competition

    Ukraine’s main association of lawyers and different civic organizations have sounded the alarm over a supposed competition which, they believe, was heavily slanted to get the result wanted by the Justice Ministry – namely the appointment of a Deputy Minister of Justice …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Crimean Tatar activist prosecuted for Facebook birthday greeting to Mustafa Dzhemilev
    Jun05

    Crimean Tatar activist prosecuted for Facebook birthday greeting to Mustafa Dzhemilev

    Rustem Mennanov has become the latest Crimean Tatar to be fined or jailed for innocuous social network posts. Such prosecutions are often pretexts for persecution, but also a form of intimidation and warning that even posts from years before Russia’s invasion of Crimea will be used for repressive purposes. …read more Source: Kharkiv...

    RPR: Party quotas must not be applied in appointing new Human Rights Commissioner
    Jun05

    RPR: Party quotas must not be applied in appointing new Human Rights Commissioner

    The Reanimation Package of Reforms calls upon the Parliament of Ukraine to ensure an open and independent competition for the post of the Ombudsman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine in compliance with internationally recognized standards of transparency, impartiality and involvement of civil society. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights...

    Watch List Findings: June 3, 2017
    Jun03

    Watch List Findings: June 3, 2017

    What follows are the preliminary findings for issues identified in the daily Watch Lists this week. We are only sending findings that we regard as significant or potentially significant to keep this list manageable. We have findings for all the Watch List items. Should you be interested in findings not listed here, please contact us and we will...

    Trump to Europe: You’re on your own
    Jun03

    Trump to Europe: You’re on your own

    Merkel consider her options after meeting with Trump on May 26, 2017, in Italy. AP Photo/Evan VucciDuring his recent trip to Europe for meetings at NATO Headquarters in Brussels and with the Group of Seven in Italy, Donald Trump delivered on his campaign promise to disrupt business as usual. In the process, he is undoing U.S. policies undertaken...

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