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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Mass persecution inevitable if Russia bans the Jehovah’s Witnesses as ’extremist’
    Apr06

    Mass persecution inevitable if Russia bans the Jehovah’s Witnesses as ’extremist’

    Russia’s Supreme Court appears to be on the verge of banning the Jehovah’s Witnesses after a Justice Ministry application which claimed that this world faith is ‘extremist’ …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Human rights in Ukraine in 2016: main trends
    Apr05

    Human rights in Ukraine in 2016: main trends

    The Ukrainian people under trying circumstances defend their freedom. Our war is just, and therefore we cannot be like the aggressor, with whom we are fighting. During the war the wounds in human souls are inevitable. But let not our hands to cause these wounds. Do not let hate reign over us. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights...

    Mixed Motives
    Apr05

    Mixed Motives

    Smeared by some as mere mercenaries, a band of Georgians fighting in Ukraine says neither money nor revenge underlies their drive to battle Russia on all fronts. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Europe’s Eastern Crisis: The Geopolitics of Asymmetry
    Apr05

    Europe’s Eastern Crisis: The Geopolitics of Asymmetry

    In recent years a series of crises have erupted on the European Union’s eastern borders. In response, the EU has begun to map its own form of ‘liberal-redux geopolitics’ that combines various strategic logics. …read more Source: Carnegie...

    Central European University has become the battleground in Hungary’s war of ideas
    Apr05

    Central European University has become the battleground in Hungary’s war of ideas

    Ignoring protest from around the world, the Hungarian government has fast-tracked legislation to tighten rules governing foreign universities operating in the country. The law could force the closure of the Central European University (CEU). The new law requires foreign universities to gain agreement for their foreign operations from their home...

    EU official says no sign Trump plans to ease Russia sanctions
    Apr05

    EU official says no sign Trump plans to ease Russia sanctions

    A senior European Union official said yesterday (4 April) he had seen no sign that US President Donald Trump planned to lift sanctions on Russia over its activities in Ukraine, and warned that American sanctions could destabilise some European energy markets. …read more Source:...

    Freedom House: The False Promise of Populism
    Apr05

    Freedom House: The False Promise of Populism

    ​Populists’ stunning electoral victories in Europe and the United States have shaken the post–Cold War order in Europe and Eurasia, but they could ultimately reinvigorate liberal democracy. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Old tricks mar hopes for a renewed Supreme Court in Ukraine
    Apr05

    Old tricks mar hopes for a renewed Supreme Court in Ukraine

    How can you believe in a transparent and fair competition for new Supreme Court judges when the goalposts shift in the middle of the game? When the criteria for selecting only the strongest candidates have been fixed, yet 43 candidates who didn’t meet the criteria get slipped in? These are only the latest hiccups to a competition which...

    Crimean Tatar political prisoner declares hunger strike
    Apr05

    Crimean Tatar political prisoner declares hunger strike

    Ruslan Zeitullaev, one of the first men tried for unproven involvement in an organization which is legal in Ukraine has demanded an end to persecution of his people, and announced a hunger strike until specific demands are met. Zeitullaev addressed his demands to the Russian military court in Rostov where he is currently being retried after his...

    How the Trump budget undercuts security risks posed by pandemics
    Apr05

    How the Trump budget undercuts security risks posed by pandemics

    President Trump proposed a US$54 billion military budget increase to solidify the security of our nation. However, the government also recognizes pandemic threats as an issue of national security – one that knows no borders. In the last four years, we have faced the Ebola epidemic – contained after significant loss of life – and Zika, which is...

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