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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Attempt to Kill Ukraine’s Anti-Corruption Agency Deferred
    May19

    Attempt to Kill Ukraine’s Anti-Corruption Agency Deferred

    A parliamentary bill that could have killed crucial investigative work by Ukraine’s National Anti-Corruption Bureau has been sent for reworking a day before a scheduled second reading. The danger to Ukraine’s efforts to fight corruption has been deferred, but not eradicated …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    The Toothlessness of the United Nations
    May19

    The Toothlessness of the United Nations

    Transatlantic TakeDonald Trump’s 11-day trip abroad, beginning in Saudi Arabia, will be his first international trip as president. The trip will set the tone for U.S. diplomatic relations throughout the president’s time in office. Yemen or Ukraine, Syria and Iraq or Southern Sudan, there is no lack of the use of arms of the cruelest...

    Slain Crimean Tatar Symbol of Struggle against Russian Invasion Declared Hero of Ukraine
    May19

    Slain Crimean Tatar Symbol of Struggle against Russian Invasion Declared Hero of Ukraine

    Reshat Ametov wanted his three children to grow up in a free Ukraine. When others were too fearful to join him in a peaceful demonstration against Russia’s invasion of Crimea, the 39-year-old Crimean Tatar came out in solitary protest. He was abducted by armed paramilitaries from outside the Crimean parliament and savagely tortured to...

    Remembering Sürgünlik: Supporting Crimean Tatars in a Dark Time
    May18

    Remembering Sürgünlik: Supporting Crimean Tatars in a Dark Time

    Remembering Sürgünlik: Supporting Crimean Tatars in a Dark Time Gina S. LentineMay 18, 2017Today marks the 73rd anniversary of Joseph Stalin’s deportation of the Crimean Tatars from their homeland, Crimea. …read more Source: Freedom...

    New Strategic Landscape
    May18

    New Strategic Landscape

    Written by Elena Lazarou. Marietje Schaake (ALDE, The Netherlands) On 11 May 2017, EPRS organised a public event on the EU’s external dimension, and more specifically on what the EU’s strategic priorities should be in a changing strategic landscape. The event is the second in a series of roundtables aiming to assist preparatory work...

    Public Sharply Divided Over Ukraine’s Ban On Russian Social Networks
    May18

    Public Sharply Divided Over Ukraine’s Ban On Russian Social Networks

    May 18, 2017 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    All roads to sustainable energy lead to the sun
    May18

    All roads to sustainable energy lead to the sun

    ShutterstockHumans consume 221 tonnes of coal, 1,066 barrels of oil, and 93,000 metric cubes of natural gas per second. These materials were wonderful for the industrial revolution that started in Britain in the 18th century and made use of “new energy” sources such as coal and petroleum. At the start of the 21st century, however, it’s time...

    Date Night with Vladimir Putin

    The Academy Award-winning film director Nikita Mikhalkov once said, “Cinema is the most powerful weapon.” In Russia, it’s a weapon wielded to excise uncomfortable truths about its Soviet legacy in favor of unifying the Russian people under a shallow, state-manufactured conception of national greatness. Russia needs heroes—that’s true....

    Eurovision Poll: Ukraine’s Soft Power on the Continent
    May18

    Eurovision Poll: Ukraine’s Soft Power on the Continent

    On May 23, the Institute of World Policy will hold a presentation and discussion of the survey among the foreign visitors of Eurovision Song Contest 2017. …read more Source: Institute of World...

    Challenges persist for multiple legal actions regarding MH17
    May18

    Challenges persist for multiple legal actions regarding MH17

    Reuters/Michael KoorenMultiple parallel actions are ongoing with the aim of achieving truth and justice for the 298 passengers and crew of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17. The flight was shot down over Ukraine on July 17, 2014. An investigative team, led by the Dutch aviation authority and endorsed by the Australian government, concluded that the...

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