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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Legislating Morality
    Sep01

    Legislating Morality

    Politics Throughout Putin’s regime, and particularly since the annexation of Crimea, the Kremlin’s defense of a specifically Russian view of morality, religion, and ethics—and by extension, Russianness itself—has been key to the government’s message and its widespread popularity. Its rhetoric of traditionalist morality functions...

    Kleptocracy Daily: August 31, 2017
    Sep01

    Kleptocracy Daily: August 31, 2017

    Much of Paul Manafort’s work for controversial overseas clients had a common theme: Oleg Deripaska’s backing. Despite the limelight, Manafort appears to still be putting together “major real estate deals with a motley crew from across the globe,” with the help of a talented fixer. (WSJ, Real Deal) Ukraine’s leadership is...

    India in Canada’s worldview
    Aug31

    India in Canada’s worldview

    As the Trudeau government completes two years in November 2017, uncertainty persists about the Canadian prime minister’s proposed visit to India. Canada and India are important to each other – Canada as a source of investment, technology and energy and as the home of 1.3 million Canadians of Indian origin, and India as an increasingly...

    Beyond NATO: A New Security Architecture for Eastern Europe
    Aug31

    Beyond NATO: A New Security Architecture for Eastern Europe

    August 29, 2017 In this new Brookings Marshall Paper, Michael O’Hanlon argues that now is the time for Western nations to negotiate a new security architecture for neutral countries in eastern Europe to stabilize the region and reduce the risks of war with Russia. The core concept of this new security architecture would be one of permanent...

    August 29th, 2017
    Aug31

    August 29th, 2017

    BELARUS Watchdog Condemns Belarus’s Persecution Of Independent Journalists RFE/RL The journalism watchdog group Reporters Without Borders on August 24 condemned the increasing persecution of independent journalists in Belarus, citing the ongoing trials of five journalists. The group said that correspondents for Belsat TV, a Belarusian...

    Memorial Recognizes Tatar Activist On Trial As Political Prisoner
    Aug31

    Memorial Recognizes Tatar Activist On Trial As Political Prisoner

    Danis Safargali has been called “a victim of a persecution campaign against opposition activists of the Tatar national movement…that has been launched since 2014.” …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Narrowing Perceptions Meet Sustained Disunity – Part 2
    Aug31

    Narrowing Perceptions Meet Sustained Disunity – Part 2

    This paper was written for the ‘V4 for Europe — Developing positive scenarios for Europe’s future’ workshop, organised by the Hungarian Europe Society in cooperation with the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung in Budapest on 16 May 2017. The Visegrad countries’ approach to the crisis led to the prioritization of matters of internal...

    Memorial Recognizes Tatar Activist On Trial As Political Prisoner
    Aug31

    Memorial Recognizes Tatar Activist On Trial As Political Prisoner

    Danis Safargali has been called “a victim of a persecution campaign against opposition activists of the Tatar national movement…that has been launched since 2014.” …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Ukrainian political prisoner in occupied Crimea charged with assault after complaining of ill-treatment

    It seems a three and a half year sentence against Volodymyr Balukh for his Ukrainian flag in Russian-occupied Crimea was not enough. He is now facing new criminal proceedings brought after he complained about anti-Ukrainian abuse and physical violence from the head of the Razdolne detention centre Captain Valery Tkachenko …read more Source:...

    Watch List: Aug. 30, 2017
    Aug31

    Watch List: Aug. 30, 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...

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