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    Russian FSB officers illegally detain Ukrainian human rights monitors near Crimea
    Mar14

    Russian FSB officers illegally detain Ukrainian human rights monitors near Crimea

    Olha Skrypnyk, Coordinator of the Crimean Human Rights Group and her colleague Volodymyr Chekryhin have finally been freed after being unwarrantedly detained for several hours by Russia’s FSB while in the buffer zone outside Russian-occupied Crimea …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Russia uses denunciation as pretext for new repression against Crimean Tatar Mejlis
    Mar14

    Russia uses denunciation as pretext for new repression against Crimean Tatar Mejlis

    Nariman Dzhelyal, First Deputy Head of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis, or representative assembly has faced interrogation in Russia’s so-called ‘Centre for Countering Extremism’, with the move a menacing warning of what could follow. Russia is resurrecting the worst traditions of Soviet times, and a denunciation was given as pretext for the...

    Putin gives military award to Russian soldier for Donbas battle
    Mar14

    Putin gives military award to Russian soldier for Donbas battle

    Further evidence has emerged of Russian military personnel directly involved in the battle for Debaltseve in February 2015 …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Science without borders: interview with cofounders of the Ukrainian Academic International Network
    Mar13

    Science without borders: interview with cofounders of the Ukrainian Academic International Network

    Author: Marta D’omochkoConversation partners: Co-initiators of the Ukrainian Academic International Network (the UKRAINE Network) and co-founders of the German-Ukrainian Academic Society (www.ukrainet.eu), Olga Garaschuk, Neurobiologist, Professor, University of Tübingen, President of the Society Matthias Epple, Chemist, Professor,...

    Between the East and West, Geographically and Politically
    Mar13

    Between the East and West, Geographically and Politically

    The story of Ukraine’s 2013-2014 anti-government protests, which started because the then-president Victor Yanukovych declined to sign an Association Agreement with the European Union, is definitely still remembered in Brussels. However, as time passes, the memories of these dramatic events are being increasingly replaced by criticism of...

    Gazprom Agrees to Stiff EU Conditions
    Mar13

    Gazprom Agrees to Stiff EU Conditions

    If deal passes muster in the member states, it could lift the threat of massive fines on the Russian energy giant. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Frau Merkel Comes to Washington
    Mar13

    Frau Merkel Comes to Washington

    German Chancellor Merkel will enter the lion’s den on Tuesday, March 14, for her first meeting with President Trump. It is difficult to remember such an inauspicious start in the sixty eight year relationship between the United States and a democratic Germany. While there have been quite a few bad personal relationships — between German...

    Ukraine’s Slow Struggle for Decentralization
    Mar13

    Ukraine’s Slow Struggle for Decentralization

    Decentralization reforms in Ukraine have begun to deliver results, but the government in Kyiv needs to find creative ways to ensure successful completion of the process. …read more Source: Carnegie...

    Kleptocracy Daily: March 13, 2017
    Mar13

    Kleptocracy Daily: March 13, 2017

    The latest on KI.org: Marius Laurinavičius discusses how Europe can help defend U.S. democracy, and why we should stay engaged in Europe. News Members of the Committee on Financial Services have called on their chairman to investigate Deutsche Bank’s Russian money laundering scheme. (Guardian) The European Union is expected to extend...

    Brussels Attacks One Year On: More Still Needs to Be Done
    Mar13

    Brussels Attacks One Year On: More Still Needs to Be Done

    Belgium has accomplished much since last year’s devastating terrorist attacks – the worst in its history. But the threats continue, and new security vulnerabilities are becoming apparent.One year ago, Belgium was struck by the worst terrorist attack in its history, killing 32 civilians and injuring several hundreds.The bombings followed...

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