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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Now Is the Time for Electoral Reform in Ukraine
    Oct07

    Now Is the Time for Electoral Reform in Ukraine

    Ukraine’s parliament has a busy agenda this autumn. Not only is a sweeping healthcare reform package needed to fix the country’s broken system, judicial reform, the creation of a special anticorruption court, and land reform are also pending. In spite of these burning priorities, now is also the best time for parliament to pass...

    Ukrainian prosecutor refuses to investigate police inaction during shocking anti-Roma pogrom
    Oct07

    Ukrainian prosecutor refuses to investigate police inaction during shocking anti-Roma pogrom

    An Odesa court has reinstated the criminal proceedings initiated over police failure to react during anti-Roma riots last year in Loshchynivka, but only after human rights lawyers challenged the prosecutor’s decision to terminate the investigation. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    European Parliament urges sanctions over persecution of Crimean Tatar leaders, other victims of repression & discrimination in Russian-occupied Crimea
    Oct07

    European Parliament urges sanctions over persecution of Crimean Tatar leaders, other victims of repression & discrimination in Russian-occupied Crimea

    The European Parliament has demanded that Russia stop its persecution of Crimean Tatars and ethnic Ukrainians in occupied Crimea and called on the European Court of Human Rights to give priority status to applications from Crimeans seeking redress …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Poignant proof of why letters to the Kremlin’s Ukrainian hostages matter
    Oct07

    Poignant proof of why letters to the Kremlin’s Ukrainian hostages matter

    There are over forty Crimean political prisoners in Russian-occupied Crimea or Russia, and that figure is rising. Access to information and contact with them is limited, with Russia clearly hoping that people will forget about them. A letter just received from Yevhen Panov makes it quite clear how much our letters mean to the imprisoned men...

    Poroshenko must veto law that will terminate most investigations into Maidan crimes & corruption
    Oct07

    Poroshenko must veto law that will terminate most investigations into Maidan crimes & corruption

    If Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signs a law just passed by the Verkhovna Rada, the Special Investigations Department will be forced to terminate all investigations into unsolved crimes committed during Euromaidan, however serious. The adopted amendment to the Criminal Procedure Code [CPC] would have similar consequences for corruption and...

    Russia’s Soldier Selfie Ban Fights Open-Source Research
    Oct07

    Russia’s Soldier Selfie Ban Fights Open-Source Research

    A law drafted by Russia’s ministry of defense, which would ban its soldiers’ use of social media, serves to confirm the work of open-source researchers reporting on the illicit presence of Russian troops in Ukraine and Syria, according to Atlantic Council analysts. “The Russian authorities and media have repeatedly tried to undermine...

    Russian Media’s Homage to Catalonia
    Oct07

    Russian Media’s Homage to Catalonia

    Russia / Europe The referendum in Catalonia and the harsh actions of police against the protestors have put the Kremlin in an awkward position. On the one hand, this is an excellent occasion to once again accuse the West of all the usual deadly sins, to herald the decline of European democracy, and to show TV audiences in Russia that their own...

    Why Russia Still Has Conscription
    Oct07

    Why Russia Still Has Conscription

    Security This year’s autumn round of conscription to the Russian army is now underway. As of October 1st, Russia’s military is hoping to find and recruit 110-120 thousand fresh troops. For many young people, military conscription is no longer a scary prospect: they have been admitted to universities and can live without thinking about...

    Ukrainian Church Communities: The Role of the Greek Catholic Church in Society, Politics and Conflict
    Oct07

    Ukrainian Church Communities: The Role of the Greek Catholic Church in Society, Politics and Conflict

    Invitation Only Research Event 26 Oct 2017 – 10:00 to 11:30Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Sviatoslav Shevchuk, Patriarch, Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church …read more Source: Chatham...

    Blog entry: Political Risks in Ukraine: The Biggest Problems Are Homemade
    Oct07

    Blog entry: Political Risks in Ukraine: The Biggest Problems Are Homemade

    Der Beitrag Blog entry: Political Risks in Ukraine: The Biggest Problems Are Homemade erschien zuerst auf Competence Center for Black Sea Region Studies. …read more Source: Competence Center for Black Sea Region...

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