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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Mass detention for reporting armed searches and arrests in Russian occupied Crimea
    Oct12

    Mass detention for reporting armed searches and arrests in Russian occupied Crimea

    Armed searches began early in the morning of October 11 in a number of Crimean Tatar homes in Bakhchysarai. This was a clear attempt at intimidation, with the six Crimean Tatars primarily people who have taken a firm civic stand and demonstrated solidarity where others faced searches and arrests …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights...

    Abandoning the Iran Deal Is Just One Example of Irrational U.S. Diplomacy
    Oct12

    Abandoning the Iran Deal Is Just One Example of Irrational U.S. Diplomacy

    Ted Galen Carpenter All signs indicate that President Trump will rescind Washington’s adherence to the nuclear agreement reached between the leading international powers and Iran in 2015. That agreement, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), placed significant restrictions on Tehran’s nuclear program—at the very least...

    Czech Elections, yet another Central European Experiment with Democracy
    Oct12

    Czech Elections, yet another Central European Experiment with Democracy

    On Saturday, October 21st, the Czech Republic may follow the course that Poland under Jarosław Kaczyński and Hungary under Viktor Orbán have already set on — from a full-fledged democracy of the western type to an authoritarian regime of an eastern character. While such a system still allows for elections and something like an opposition is still...

    Space and Future Forum and the first CosmoHack
    Oct12

    Space and Future Forum and the first CosmoHack

    International Youth Space and Future Forum and the CosmoHack were conducted in Kyiv, Ukraine on October 3-5, 2017. On October 3, the grand opening of the International Youth Space and Future Forum was held at the Kyiv City Municipal Administration. The organizers of the Forum were the Ukrainian Youth Aerospace Association Suzirya, UkraineIS,...

    Is peace in Donbas possible?
    Oct12

    Is peace in Donbas possible?

    An ambitious international peacekeeping and transition operation is badly needed in the Donbas. …read more Source: European Council on Foreign...

    Poles Still Keen on German Jobs
    Oct12

    Poles Still Keen on German Jobs

    Germany remains the primary destination for Poles looking to work abroad. According to Poland’s Centre for Public Opinion Research (CBOS), in 2016, 41 per cent of Poles working abroad chose the country’s Western neighbour, although there have been years when as many as 48 per cent of Poles abroad worked in Germany. There are two...

    Kleptocracy Daily: October 12, 2017
    Oct12

    Kleptocracy Daily: October 12, 2017

    ​ UK: Despite London’s dirty cash epidemic, only 1 in 300 property purchases by overseas buyers is flagged as suspicious. (TI, Estate Agent Today) Foreign Agents: RT will remove a series of provocative street advertisementsmaking fun of Kremlin interference in the U.S. election. (NPR) Cybercrime: The U.S. and Russia’s escalating legal...

    BICC Annual Report 2017  Research and advice for policymakers and practitioners
    Oct12

    BICC Annual Report 2017 Research and advice for policymakers and practitioners

    In 2016/2017, forced migration was one of the main topics of BICC’s work, comprising various research projects. BICC’s main approach is to look at refugees and their everyday experiences—for instance in camps, on their escape routes or in the course of integration processes. “The perspective of the displaced person is important...

    Russia fights civic activists & Crimean Tatar solidarity with terrorism charges
    Oct12

    Russia fights civic activists & Crimean Tatar solidarity with terrorism charges

    Six more Crimean Tatars have been arrested in Russian-occupied Crimea, charged with involvement in the peaceful Hizb ut-Tahrir organization which is legal in Ukraine. The six include well-known civic activists, and the entire operation, including the mass detention of people who tried to stream or photograph the proceedings, seemed a cynical...

    Russia fights civic activists & Crimean Tatar solidarity with terrorism charges
    Oct12

    Russia fights civic activists & Crimean Tatar solidarity with terrorism charges

    Six more Crimean Tatars have been arrested in Russian-occupied Crimea, charged with involvement in the peaceful Hizb ut-Tahrir organization which is legal in Ukraine. The six include well-known civic activists, and the entire operation, including the mass detention of people who tried to stream or photograph the proceedings, seemed a cynical...

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