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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Podcast: What Are the Odds of Nuclear War? A Conversation With Seth Baum and Robert de Neufville
    Apr30

    Podcast: What Are the Odds of Nuclear War? A Conversation With Seth Baum and Robert de Neufville

     What are the odds of a nuclear war happening this century? And how close have we been to nuclear war in the past? Few academics focus on the probability of nuclear war, but many leading voices like former US Secretary of Defense, William Perry, argue that the threat of nuclear conflict is growing. On this month’s podcast, Ariel spoke with...

    Watch List: April 30, 2018
    Apr30

    Watch List: April 30, 2018

    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...

    Enlargement and our fundamental values
    Apr30

    Enlargement and our fundamental values

    Recently, more attention has been given to the Enlargement file. After having presented its Strategy for the Balkans last February, on 17 April the European Commission came forward with its annual Enlargement Package. Onthat same occasion the Commission proposed to the Council to open membership negotiations with (the Former Yugoslav Republic of)...

    The EU has a duty to the population of Donbas
    Apr30

    The EU has a duty to the population of Donbas

    In Donbass, Ukraine is experiencing a catastrophe comparable with the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster. Now as then, it is urgent to restore confidence of the affected people in the state and their trust to each other, argues Sergii Parashyn. Sergii… …read more Source:...

    Syria’s Growing Chemical Weapons Entanglement
    Apr30

    Syria’s Growing Chemical Weapons Entanglement

    One of the munitions used in Ghouta on January 22, 2018. Image via Twitter @Azm_LensBESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 816, April 30, 2018 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The chemical weapons (CW) possessed and employed by Syria since it undertook to completely get rid of them have become an increasingly tangled web over the past year. This has many...

    Critically ill Crimean Tatar political prisoner denied hospitalization
    Apr30

    Critically ill Crimean Tatar political prisoner denied hospitalization

    Without immediate hospitalization, Uzair Abdullaev’s life is in danger, yet the Russian-controlled SIZO prison staff in Simferopol are simply injecting him with antibiotics that only fleetingly reduce his temperature …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Ukrainian-Belarusian journalist seized in Belarus could face 6-year sentence
    Apr30

    Ukrainian-Belarusian journalist seized in Belarus could face 6-year sentence

    38-year-old Dzmitry Halko was arrested on 22 April on the Ukrainian-Belarusian border and is facing charges of ‘attacking a police officer’, with many assuming the arrest to be in fact linked with his role in Belarusian Partisan and other independent Belarusian publications. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Watch List Findings: April 28, 2018
    Apr28

    Watch List Findings: April 28, 2018

    What follows are the preliminary findings for issues identified in the daily Watch Lists this week. We are only sending findings that we regard as significant or potentially significant to keep this list manageable. We have findings for all the Watch List items. Should you be interested in findings not listed here, please contact us and we will...

    The “European Approach” to Fighting Disinformation: Lessons for the United States
    Apr27

    The “European Approach” to Fighting Disinformation: Lessons for the United States

    The European Commission published a communication on April 26 to the European Council and Parliament outlining the “European Approach” to combatting disinformation. The Commission’s report was the result of a several month process including consultations with citizens, stakeholders, and experts. The document focuses on four key principles:...

    Fake News, Moldova-Style
    Apr27

    Fake News, Moldova-Style

    An article last month alleged that the EU was planning to destroy Romanian vineyards, and that the Moldovan ones would be next. From Ziarul de Garda. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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