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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Advisory Council
    Sep03

    Advisory Council

    The Kleptocracy Initiative has welcomed some distinguished new members to its Advisory Council. Michael Mandelbaum, Minxin Pei, Andrew Wedeman, Michael Weiss, Margaret Whitehead, and Ilya Zaslavaskiy join a team of distinguished experts and thought leaders from the fields of policymaking, academia, and journalism. The Advisory Council supports...

    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...

    The European Gas Markets
    Sep01

    The European Gas Markets

    This document is the introduction of the book The European Gas Markets published by Palgrave Macmillan. The European gas markets are nowadays rapidly changing due to political, commercial and geopolitical evolutions. Te still-uncertain role of gas in the European energy mix after the COP-21 Paris Agreement, the evolution of the EU Energy Union,...

    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...

    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:...

    August 28th, 2017
    Aug31

    August 28th, 2017

    CHINA As Economic Crises Loom, A New China Struggles To Be Born Roger Garside, Prospect I left China convinced that its problems are insoluble without political change, but knowing that today’s leadership is implacably opposed to that. Between the dynamism of the private sector and the growth of Christianity, on the one hand, and the...

    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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