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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Of chiefs and men
    Jul27

    Of chiefs and men

    Society A recent Levada Centre poll about the most outstanding people of all time stood out mostly because the top position was taken by Joseph Stalin (38%). This finding attracted the attention of many Russian media outlets. Many headlines went with an angle of ‘Stalin outperforming Putin in the ranking of outstanding people’. The problem...

    ICC ruling on South Africa and al-Bashir: pragmatism wins the day
    Jul27

    ICC ruling on South Africa and al-Bashir: pragmatism wins the day

    Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir returned to Khartoum, after evading possible arrest in South Africa in 2015. EPA/Marwan AliThe International Criminal Court (ICC) has finally handed down it’s highly anticipated judgment on South Africa’s failure to arrest Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir. In a somewhat surprising decision, the...

    Russian Terrorism Suspects Allege Torture At &#146Secret&#146 FSB Site
    Jul27

    Russian Terrorism Suspects Allege Torture At &#146Secret&#146 FSB Site

    Lawyers for two Kyrgyz-born brothers charged in a deadly bombing on a St. Petersburg subway train in April have asked Russian authorities to investigate their clients’ claims that they were tortured at a “secret jail” outside Moscow. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Poroshenko strips political opponent Mikheil Saakashvili of his Ukrainian citizenship
    Jul27

    Poroshenko strips political opponent Mikheil Saakashvili of his Ukrainian citizenship

    The official reason why Mikheil Saakashvili has been stripped of the Ukrainian citizenship he was ceremoniously granted in May 2015 is that he concealed criminal proceedings against him in his native Georgia …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Watch List: July 26, 2017
    Jul26

    Watch List: July 26, 2017

    The items listed below represent potential emerging issues that our analysts are tracking. These can be long term or short term, but will be updated daily. If an item on our Watch List becomes critical, we will email you a full analysis explaining its significance. Each Saturday, we will follow up our daily Watch List for each week with our...

    Ukraine-Russia: small steps to break the impasse?
    Jul26

    Ukraine-Russia: small steps to break the impasse?

    Russia / Europe Relations between Ukraine and Russia have reached a strategic impasse. The main issues – the conflict in the Donbas and the status of Crimea – have become unsolvable for the foreseeable future; the degree of mutual dependence has decreased, and distrust has grown dramatically. Under these circumstances, it is difficult to see...

    Ukraine and the EU [What Think Tanks are thinking]
    Jul26

    Ukraine and the EU [What Think Tanks are thinking]

    Written by Marcin Grajewski, © alexlmx / Fotolia Relations between the European Union and Ukraine have been improving since the Maidan protests ousted President Viktor Yanukovych in 2014, leading to the election a pro-Western Petro Poroshenko as Head of State. At their meeting on 12-13 July, EU and Ukraine leaders welcomed the completion of the...

    A Different Kind of Reset in Russia
    Jul26

    A Different Kind of Reset in Russia

    By George Friedman The U.S. Congress is close to passing a resolution increasing sanctions on Russia, along with Iran and North Korea, and it’s likely that President Donald Trump will approve it. The bill passed the House of Representatives with overwhelming and bipartisan support, revised primarily to give some leeway to energy companies...

    The EU: Powerless Over Russian Sanctions
    Jul26

    The EU: Powerless Over Russian Sanctions

    By Antonia Colibasanu The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill to renew and expand sanctions against Russia that were imposed after Russia’s annexation of Crimea. The bill, however, could also have a negative impact on some European energy projects that are linked to Russian companies. Since the initial bill was first approved by...

    How Putin used propaganda to deftly turn Russians against Ukrainians
    Jul26

    How Putin used propaganda to deftly turn Russians against Ukrainians

    A flag with a portrait of Russian President Vladimir Putin waves over the Moscow crowd during the Vesna (Spring) festival in March commemorating the Crimean annexation. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)Vladimir Putin’s decade-long media campaign turned Russians against Ukrainians and Ukraine itself before he annexed Crimea in 2014. In my book...

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