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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Serious concern about motives as Ukraine detains brother of Mikheil Saakashvili
    Sep03

    Serious concern about motives as Ukraine detains brother of Mikheil Saakashvili

    It is no accident that all reports of the detention by Ukrainian enforcement officers of David Saakashvili show photos of his brother, the former Georgian President whom Ukraine has unlawfully stripped of his Ukrainian citizenship. The grounds cited for his detention on September 2 seem questionable, and the timing significant since Mikheil...

    Investigations Into the Corrupt Ukrainian Fuel and Energy Sectors
    Sep03

    Investigations Into the Corrupt Ukrainian Fuel and Energy Sectors

    The fuel and energy-related industries are allegedly corrupted areas of the Ukrainian economy, a recent report suggests. According to the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU), the damages amount to UAH 20 billion (€650 million). “Out of that damage caused to state enterprises due to corruption offences investigated by NABU, UAH 11.8...

    Investigations Into the Corrupt Ukrainian Fuel and Energy Sectors
    Sep03

    Investigations Into the Corrupt Ukrainian Fuel and Energy Sectors

    The fuel and energy-related industries are allegedly corrupted areas of the Ukrainian economy, a recent report suggests. According to the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU), the damages amount to UAH 20 billion (€650 million). “Out of that damage caused to state enterprises due to corruption offences investigated by NABU, UAH 11.8...

    Watch List Findings: Sept. 2, 2017
    Sep03

    Watch List Findings: Sept. 2, 2017

    What follows are the preliminary findings for issues identified in the daily Watch Lists this week. We are only sending findings that we regard as significant or potentially significant to keep this list manageable. We have findings for all the Watch List items. Should you be interested in findings not listed here, please contact us and we will...

    Watch List Findings: Sept. 2, 2017
    Sep03

    Watch List Findings: Sept. 2, 2017

    What follows are the preliminary findings for issues identified in the daily Watch Lists this week. We are only sending findings that we regard as significant or potentially significant to keep this list manageable. We have findings for all the Watch List items. Should you be interested in findings not listed here, please contact us and we will...

    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...

    Kleptocracy Weekly: September 1, 2017
    Sep03

    Kleptocracy Weekly: September 1, 2017

    Kleptocracy Weekly is KI’s round-up of news and features on how globalized corruption threatens democracy, compiled by Nate Sibley. Anonymous Companies “It is difficult to imagine: A rogue nation chose to evade sanctions not by hiding money in North Korea or China or Russia but in the United States. And they did so in our home state of New...

    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...

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