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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Ukrainian Prosecutor’s strange attempt to help Russian FSB foiled
    Apr14

    Ukrainian Prosecutor’s strange attempt to help Russian FSB foiled

    Asylum-seeker Shakhban Isakov has been released from custody 10 days after a Ukrainian prosecutor demanded and obtained his arrest pending extradition despite serious grounds for believing he would be in danger if forcibly returned to Russia, and for questioning the charges which Russia is laying against him …read more Source: Kharkiv Human...

    Batons & gunshots in new arrests of Crimean Tatars in occupied Crimea
    Apr14

    Batons & gunshots in new arrests of Crimean Tatars in occupied Crimea

    Two Crimean Tatars have been jailed in Russian-occupied Crimea for so-called ‘propaganda of extremism’ after armed and masked officers, including from Putin’s ‘Rozgvardiya’, burst into their homes early on April 13. Five other men, two middle-aged men with serious health problems were also detained, some beaten and four of...

    Russia found in violation of the right to life over Beslan School attack
    Apr14

    Russia found in violation of the right to life over Beslan School attack

    The European Court of Human Rights [ECHR] has found multiple violations of the right to life over Russia’s failure to take preventive measures against the terrorist attack on a school in Beslan in 2004 and over the subsequent storming in which over 330 people, including 185 children lost their lives …read more Source: Kharkiv Human...

    Don’t Blame Tillerson for Trump’s Chaotic Foreign Policy
    Apr13

    Don’t Blame Tillerson for Trump’s Chaotic Foreign Policy

    Christopher A. Preble In his less than ten weeks on the job as secretary of state, Rex Tillerson has found himself subjected to almost daily criticism. Vladimir Putin initially refusing to meet with him. In the end, the two men did meet, but made little headway. During a meeting with European foreign ministers, he wondered aloud, “Why should U.S....

    Don’t Blame Tillerson for Trump’s Chaotic Foreign Policy
    Apr13

    Don’t Blame Tillerson for Trump’s Chaotic Foreign Policy

    Christopher A. Preble In his less than ten weeks on the job as secretary of state, Rex Tillerson has found himself subjected to almost daily criticism. Vladimir Putin initially refusing to meet with him. In the end, the two men did meet, but made little headway. During a meeting with European foreign ministers, he wondered aloud, “Why should U.S....

    Don’t Start a New Cold War over Syria
    Apr13

    Don’t Start a New Cold War over Syria

    Ted Galen Carpenter Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Moscow this week for his previously scheduled official visit with Russian officials. His journey came at a time when the chill in bilateral relations is especially acute following the U.S. missile strikes on Syria in response to the Assad government’s alleged use of chemical...

    Suspected Russian Spam King Arrested in Spain
    Apr13

    Suspected Russian Spam King Arrested in Spain

    The FBI is dismantling what it called a massive illegal operation that enslaved thousands of computers. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Kleptocracy Daily: April 13, 2017
    Apr13

    Kleptocracy Daily: April 13, 2017

    KI’s Natalie Duffy on why the recent spate of retroactive foreign lobbying filings undermines any transparency the legislation hopes to achieve. KI will host Oleksander Danyliuk, Minister of Finance of Ukraine, for a discussion with Walter Russell Mead at Hudson Institute on April 19. Sign up or watch live. News The day Manafort stepped...

    Stalin and the Soviet Koreans
    Apr13

    Stalin and the Soviet Koreans

    Most Americans would probably be surprised to hear that there is a Korean diaspora in the former Soviet nations of Central Asia. The origin of this surprising fact lies in the inhuman deportation policies of Joseph Stalin. And as unusual as the topic of Koreans in Russia and the Soviet Union may sound to unaccustomed ears, the story reveals a lot...

    A Day Late and a Filing Short
    Apr13

    A Day Late and a Filing Short

    AP News revealed on Tuesday that a Washington lobbying outfit, the Podesta group, retroactively submitted a filing to the Department of Justice for work performed from 2012-2014 for a Brussels-based nonprofit with alleged links to the Ukrainian government, headed at the time by the now-deposed Viktor Yanukovych and his pro-Russian political...

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