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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    20 years for opposing Russian occupation of Crimea is worse than Soviet – Please Help #FreeSentsov!
    May10

    20 years for opposing Russian occupation of Crimea is worse than Soviet – Please Help #FreeSentsov!

    It is three years since Oleg Sentsov’s two children saw their father, and could be another 17 years if Russian President Vladimir Putin has his way. There are levers to put pressure on Putin and on those Russians who collaborate in torturing and imprisoning innocent Ukrainians and your help is vital! …read more Source: Kharkiv Human...

    New Report: Trump Administration Must Cooperate with Europe, Germany Needs to Creatively Boost Defense
    May09

    New Report: Trump Administration Must Cooperate with Europe, Germany Needs to Creatively Boost Defense

    Photo credit: Dmitriy Linchevskiy / Shutterstock.com WASHINGTON – Despite suspicion and misunderstanding on both sides of the Atlantic, U.S. President Donald Trump and his administration must value the importance of the transatlantic relationship to the United States and work with European partners on key challenges like counterterrorism, Russia,...

    Why daredevil skyscraper climbing videos give you sweaty palms
    May09

    Why daredevil skyscraper climbing videos give you sweaty palms

    Have you ever watched a video of someone dangling far above the ground and found that your own hands started sweating? If not, watch this: That’s an infamous Ukrainian urban climber known as “Mustang Wanted”. He’s part of a global “rooftopping” craze that has seen daredevils scale everything from The Shard in London, to...

    A Potent Mix
    May09

    A Potent Mix

    Recent incidents in Belarus show that pan-Slavism and Neo-Nazism do go together. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Kleptocracy Daily: May 9, 2017
    May09

    Kleptocracy Daily: May 9, 2017

    News At a Senate hearing on Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election, former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates testified that she had warned the White House that former National Security Advisor Mike Flynn’s false statements about speaking to a Russian official could expose him to blackmail from Russia. Société Générale...

    FTACT: Anti-Semitism and the Displacement of the Medieval Mode by a Developing Modern World
    May09

    FTACT: Anti-Semitism and the Displacement of the Medieval Mode by a Developing Modern World

    Anti-Semitic talk and thought have been the most medieval tools for controlling, deflecting, and moving mobs and, at times, producing a little extra money for the feudal nobility by way of plunder accompanied by theft and murder. https://conflict-backchannels.com/2016/12/27/excerpt-1920s-the-spread-of-hate-russia-germany-laqueur/ I have on deck a...

    The Policy Value of Quantitative Atrocity Forecasting Models
    May09

    The Policy Value of Quantitative Atrocity Forecasting Models

    Quantitative models allow policymakers to effectively identify which areas are most at risk of mass atrocities.It is time to integrate quantitative atrocity forecasting more directly and systematically into the foreign policy processes of middle and major powers interested in preventing these terrible but all too common events. Sascha Nanlohy,...

    Eurovision On Front Line: Will Russia’s Absence Spoil Ukraine’s Party?
    May09

    Eurovision On Front Line: Will Russia’s Absence Spoil Ukraine’s Party?

    May 9, 2017 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    What the Public Thinks of Victory Day
    May09

    What the Public Thinks of Victory Day

    Politics The Soviet Union’s struggle and ultimate victory in World War Two is still perceived by Russian citizens as the most important event of the 20th century. 80 percent of respondents surveyed in January of 2017 confirmed that they celebrated the 9th of May. The second most significant event is Yuri Gagarin’s space flight (58...

    Pre-Election Foreign Affairs Debate
    May09

    Pre-Election Foreign Affairs Debate

    Foreign affairs will be a dominant theme of the general election as the country prepares for Brexit and the United Kingdom re-configuring its place in the world. We hope our invited panel will offer their party perspectives on this as well as address the big foreign policy questions facing the UK including the impending military defeat of ISIS, a...

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