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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    EU-STRAT Midterm Conference, October 5-6 2017 (Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University, Lithuania)
    Jul17

    EU-STRAT Midterm Conference, October 5-6 2017 (Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University, Lithuania)

    Vilnius University and 10 partners are hosting the midterm conference of EU-STRAT, an EU-funded research project entitled “The EU and Eastern Partnership Countries: An Inside-Out Analysis and Strategic Assessment” (EU-STRAT). The conference will take place in Vilnius, Lithuania, 5 – 6 October 2017 (IIRPS Vokiečių str. 10, Vilnius). As EU-STRAT...

    TI Ukraine opposes creation of anti-corruption chambers instead of independent anti-corruption court
    Jul17

    TI Ukraine opposes creation of anti-corruption chambers instead of independent anti-corruption court

    Transparency International Ukraine strongly opposes the creation of anti-corruption chambers under existing courts. Ukraine is in need of an independent anti-corruption court. The chapter of the global network is certain that there are no good alternatives to the High Anti-Corruption Court and the system of independent anti- corruption courts in...

    The Enduring Importance of Captive Nations Week
    Jul17

    The Enduring Importance of Captive Nations Week

    Every July since Congress unanimously passed the 1959 Captive Nations Resolution, the United States officially recognizes the struggle of those nations held captive by communist tyranny. Since the time that President Eisenhower published the first Captive Nations Week proclamation, most of the countries named in the original law have achieved...

    Malaysia, Australia Demand Justice for Citizens Killed Aboard MH17
    Jul17

    Malaysia, Australia Demand Justice for Citizens Killed Aboard MH17

    Even Russia admits a Buk missile shot down the Malaysian airliner three years ago today, but its version of events is finding few takers. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Collective Defence in the Age of Hybrid Warfare, Benjamin Tallis and Michal Simecka (IIR, Czech Republic)
    Jul17

    Collective Defence in the Age of Hybrid Warfare, Benjamin Tallis and Michal Simecka (IIR, Czech Republic)

    This discussion paper by Benjamin Tallis and Michal Šimečka, who are both senior researchers at the Institute of International Relations, provides a critical reflection on hybrid warfare –as both a concept and a practice– in the context of collective security in Europe, and discusses the roles of the institutions and policies of NATO, the EU, and...

    MH17 – The Open Source Investigation, Three Years Later
    Jul17

    MH17 – The Open Source Investigation, Three Years Later

    The full report can be downloaded here Today, we are releasing a report summarizing all major open source evidence surrounding the downing of MH17 in an easy-to-read 73-page survey. This report is broken into thirteen chapters, summarizing the circumstances that led to the downing of MH17, information on the Buk missile launcher that downed the...

    Friends fear deaf Luhansk woman has been abducted by Kremlin-backed militants
    Jul17

    Friends fear deaf Luhansk woman has been abducted by Kremlin-backed militants

    Friends of 39-year-old Lyudmila Surzhenko, a partially deaf resident of Luhansk, fear that she may have been abducted by Russian / pro-Russian militants after crossing on July 13 from occupied Luhansk into the Ukrainian government-held town of Stanytsia Luhanska to get some humanitarian aid …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    The True Cost of Siemens Collaboration in Violating Crimea Sanctions
    Jul17

    The True Cost of Siemens Collaboration in Violating Crimea Sanctions

    Germany’s Siemens Company was unperturbed that it was sending hugely expensive gas turbines to equip a non-existent Russian power plant. It only ‘noticed’ that the turbines had appeared in Russian-occupied Crimea after they were reported by the media and has since claimed, with minimum credibility, to be shocked and indignant...

    Briton jailed on terrorism charges for fighting with Russia-backed militants in Ukraine
    Jul17

    Briton jailed on terrorism charges for fighting with Russia-backed militants in Ukraine

    41-year-old Benjamin Stimson has been jailed for five years and four months under the UK Terrorism Act for taking part in the fighting in Donbas on the side of the Russian and Russian-backed militants …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    The Civil War in Yemen Part One: Origins and Participants.
    Jul15

    The Civil War in Yemen Part One: Origins and Participants.

    Generally this blog has focused on four distinct subjects: The Rohingya Crisis, the Ukraine conflict, the Syrian war, and ISIS. These are varied and important subjects. The plight of the Rohingya has been described as ethnic cleansing and forced migration, and is at the very least oppression and a gross violation of human rights. Ukraine’s...

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