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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Sanktionen als Dauerzustand?
    Apr10

    Sanktionen als Dauerzustand?

    Sanktionen scheinen zum Dauerzustand in den Beziehungen zwischen der EU und Russland geworden zu sein. Sie haben zur Eindämmung des Krieges im Donbas beigetragen, sind aber nicht geeignet, die Rückgabe der Krim an die Ukraine und die Umsetzung der Minsker Vereinbarungen zu erzwingen. Der EU-Sanktionskonsens ist 2017 weniger stabil als zuvor....

    Russia turns to closed courts for political prisoners in occupied Crimea
    Apr10

    Russia turns to closed courts for political prisoners in occupied Crimea

    Courts in Russian-occupied Crimea have now begun banning relatives and friends from attending court hearings – the only chance many have of seeing the imprisoned men. Most incredibly, the FSB has now told a court that the men should remain in custody as they are recognized internationally as political prisoners! …read more Source: Kharkiv...

    Russia in East Asia: Ambitions Fall Short of Reality
    Apr10

    Russia in East Asia: Ambitions Fall Short of Reality

    Russia / World Ever since the end of the Cold War, the idea of a dramatic turn to Asia has been a recurrent aim of Russia’s foreign policy. Russian politicians and commentators have emphasized the need to balance Russia’s external relations by taking a more active posture towards the East since the mid-1990s. Asia re-emerged once...

    FTAC: Reprise: How ISIL Serves Moscow, Damascus, and Tehran
    Apr10

    FTAC: Reprise: How ISIL Serves Moscow, Damascus, and Tehran

    Again: Assad (w/ Putin and Khamenei looking on) incubated ISIL as a tool with several interesting functions: –A “jihadi” trap that has drawn thousands of fighters to itself, including from Chechnya, to serve as a “Kill Zone” for the type. Not a bad idea, eh? –However: the same ploy turns out for bribing the west — “Assad OR The Terrorists” in...

    Emerging Europe: Happy Alike and Unhappy in Their Own Ways
    Apr10

    Emerging Europe: Happy Alike and Unhappy in Their Own Ways

    Inclusion and green growth are aspects that some emerging Europe countries have not really started taking seriously enough, so institutions like ours need to further increase support and to invest more in both aspects, says Sergei Guriev, chief economist at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). He spoke to Andrew Wrobel...

    Russia’s war on George Soros goes global
    Apr10

    Russia’s war on George Soros goes global

    In Russia there’s nothing new about accusing George Soros of trying to overthrow the government. But recently other authoritarian leaders around the world have also decided that the 86-year-old billionaire is the cause of all their troubles …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    FTAC: Syria – “Expect ‘Mission Creep’”
    Apr10

    FTAC: Syria – “Expect ‘Mission Creep’”

    Posted to YouTube by The New York Times, April 7, 2017. Comment: The public presentation of conflict may attempt to keep separate Syria, Ukraine, Russia, and Iran, but I don’t think the Kremlin (this is a good comment for Kremlin Watch) has an “Off” button in association with the defense of the autocratic feudal past that each dictatorship...

    Russian media twist Bellingcat study to find Ukrainian Buk in Donbas before MH17
    Apr10

    Russian media twist Bellingcat study to find Ukrainian Buk in Donbas before MH17

    Incredibly, some Ukrainian websites have copy-pasted Russian propaganda media, including a website closely linked with the defence ministry, which deliberately distorted the findings of a new Bellingcat investigation …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    The Next Phase of U.S.–EU Energy Cooperation
    Apr10

    The Next Phase of U.S.–EU Energy Cooperation

    Transatlantic TakeThe G7 Energy Ministers meeting taking place in Rome today provides a useful reminder of the importance of transatlantic cooperation on energy, a collaboration that has been of strong benefit to both sides for many years. From the creation of the International Energy Agency (IEA) in 1974, following the Arab oil embargo, to the...

    European Parliament approves visa liberalization for Ukraine
    Apr10

    European Parliament approves visa liberalization for Ukraine

    It’s finally happened! The European Parliament on April 6 voted to lift visa requirements for Ukrainians wishing to travel to anywhere in the Schengen zone. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

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