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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Russia demands increase to 12-year sentence against Crimean Tatar political prisoner
    May17

    Russia demands increase to 12-year sentence against Crimean Tatar political prisoner

    It seems that Russia’s FSB are determined to get the 17-year sentence against Ruslan Zeytullaev they need for their paperwork, however many ‘trials’ are required. Meanwhile the 31-year-old father of three is again on hunger strike in protest at the 12-year sentence and ongoing persecution of Crimean Tatars …read more Source:...

    Why block VKontakte when it provides evidence of Russian war crimes in Ukraine?
    May17

    Why block VKontakte when it provides evidence of Russian war crimes in Ukraine?

    President Poroshenko’s Decree blocking VKontakte, Odnoklassniki, and other Russian-based social media, TV channels, etc. provoked a torrent of angry accusations of censorship from some and the question why it had taken so long from others …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    After Raqqa: U.S.-Russia Engagement in Syria
    May16

    After Raqqa: U.S.-Russia Engagement in Syria

    A five-step roadmap for deepening U.S.-Russia cooperation to secure peace and American interests in Syria. May 16, 2017 By Jaim Coddington Photo: Kremlin.ru U.S. President Donald Trump has spoken at length about both defeating international terrorism and his desire to work with Russia on issues of mutual interest. Syria presents an opportunity...

    Israel, Kurdistan, Ukraine – President Trump’s Astonishing (and Breaking) Appearance of Betrayal
    May16

    Israel, Kurdistan, Ukraine – President Trump’s Astonishing (and Breaking) Appearance of Betrayal

    Look at it. Read about it. Weep. First, The Donald dissed Israel with the astonishing statement delivered by a diplomat that the Western Wall was a part of “the Israeli-occupied West Bank”. http://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa-diplomacy-idUSKCN18B2K2 – 5/16/2017 Similar:...

    Brexit and the British Election
    May16

    Brexit and the British Election

    Photo credit: Drop of Light / Shutterstock.com Brexit came about as a result of leadership failures in the United Kingdom; it was not inevitable. The most egregious error on the road to Brexit was the promise of an “in/out” referendum in the Conservative Party’s 2015 election manifesto in an effort to appease Euroskeptics. It had the...

    The Two Parts of Ukraine’s Donbas
    May16

    The Two Parts of Ukraine’s Donbas

    A new survey reveals that people living through the war in eastern Ukraine are not characterized by clear-cut ethnic or political identities. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

    The Future of the Venezuelan Crisis
    May16

    The Future of the Venezuelan Crisis

    By Allison Fedirka In our 2017 forecast, we predicted that Venezuela’s government would not survive the year. Throughout 2016, the administration of President Nicolas Maduro faced political gridlock and nationwide protests that seemed to be reaching a critical point, and the problem has not subsided. For more than a month now, large-scale...

    The Future of the Venezuelan Crisis
    May16

    The Future of the Venezuelan Crisis

    By Allison Fedirka In our 2017 forecast, we predicted that Venezuela’s government would not survive the year. Throughout 2016, the administration of President Nicolas Maduro faced political gridlock and nationwide protests that seemed to be reaching a critical point, and the problem has not subsided. For more than a month now, large-scale...

    The Two Parts of Ukraine’s Donbas
    May16

    The Two Parts of Ukraine’s Donbas

    A new survey reveals that people living through the war in eastern Ukraine are not characterized by clear-cut ethnic or political identities. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

    No penalty against Ukrainian judge who ordered Berkut to disperse Maidan
    May16

    No penalty against Ukrainian judge who ordered Berkut to disperse Maidan

    The High Council of Justice has decided that there are no grounds for dismissing Yevhen Ablov, the Kyiv judge who ordered Berkut riot police to forcibly disperse Euromaidan activists in December 2013. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

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