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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    The Duplicitous Superpower
    Nov30

    The Duplicitous Superpower

    Ted Galen Carpenter For any country, the foundation of successful diplomacy is a reputation for credibility and reliability. Governments are wary of concluding agreements with a negotiating partner that violates existing commitments and has a record of duplicity. Recent U.S. administrations have ignored that principle, and their actions have...

    Kleptocracy Daily | November 29, 2017
    Nov30

    Kleptocracy Daily | November 29, 2017

    ​ Tomorrow: Senator Sheldon Whitehouse will speak at the launch of KI’s report on beneficial ownership, United States of Anonymity by Casey Michel. Read the report and join us at the Dirksen Senate Office Building from 9:30 a.m. The Russian billionaire next door: Putin ally Oleg Deripaska used a Delaware shell company to purchase a mansion...

    A quarter-century of independent Ukraine. Dimensions of transformation
    Nov30

    A quarter-century of independent Ukraine. Dimensions of transformation

    On 24 August 1991, the Supreme Council of the Ukrainian SSR proclaimed independence, and on 1 December the same year, the Ukrainian people ratified that proclamation in a referendum. The new Ukrainian state had some very important assets, such as the peaceful path that led to its independence, the fact that its territory was uncontested and its...

    New Italian film claiming ‘Saakashvili snipers’ on Maidan debunked
    Nov30

    New Italian film claiming ‘Saakashvili snipers’ on Maidan debunked

    Both the BBC and StopFake have scrutinized the latest media allegations regarding the gunning down of Maidan activists and found them flawed and suspect. The claimed link with former Georgian President and aspiring rival to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko goes back a long way, but could have been pulled out now so as to later use the recent...

    Counteracting Propaganda and Disinformation: Lessons from Ukraine
    Nov30

    Counteracting Propaganda and Disinformation: Lessons from Ukraine

    Drawing on Ukraine’s experience, the Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels and the Open Society European Policy Institute discuss how to counter propaganda and disinformation. …read more Source: Open Society...

    November 27th, 2017
    Nov28

    November 27th, 2017

    CAMBODIA Hun Sen Launches Attack On Cambodian Centre For Human Rights Liam Cochrane, ABC News Australia Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen—who was installed into power by Vietnam and survives largely due to Chinese funding—has continued his anti-foreigner attacks, this time targeting a major human rights organisation. Sen says the CCHR...

    Watch List: Nov. 27, 2017
    Nov28

    Watch List: Nov. 27, 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...

    Russiagate Explained
    Nov28

    Russiagate Explained

    Michael Flynn is in the news again. Russiagaters are gushing with excitement at the revelation that Flynn’s lawyers are no longer sharing information with the president’s legal team now that Robert Mueller’s investigation is looking more closely at the former National Security Advisor’s involvement in the production of a...

    Russia still denies the Holodomor was ‘genocide’
    Nov28

    Russia still denies the Holodomor was ‘genocide’

    Saturday marked “Holodomor Remembrance Day,” honoring the millions of Ukrainians who died of forced starvation at the hands of the Soviets in the 1930s. Some 80 years later, and a quarter-century after the Soviet Union’s dissolution, the Russian government still denies that this atrocity constitutes a “genocide.” Two days earlier –...

    Securing Democracy Dispatch
    Nov28

    Securing Democracy Dispatch

    News and Commentary Continuing social media response to Russian disinformation: Facebook announced that it is developing a tool in its Help Center that will show users a list of their followed or liked Facebook and Instagram accounts that were developed by the Russian IRA troll farm. The new transparency portal will be live by 2018. However, the...

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