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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Putin’s ‘Russian World’: Children taught war and violently detained for daring to protest
    May10

    Putin’s ‘Russian World’: Children taught war and violently detained for daring to protest

    The increasing militarization of childhood in occupied Crimea and Russia is beginning earlier and earlier, with children decked out in military uniform and taking part, together with the Russian defence ministry’s ‘Youth Army’, in military and other parades for Victory Day. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Enjoy the World Cup in Russia where you can get 20 years for opposing annexation of Crimea
    May10

    Enjoy the World Cup in Russia where you can get 20 years for opposing annexation of Crimea

    Fans visiting the 2018 World Cup this summer are to be ‘protected’ by Cossacks similar to those who helped Russian soldiers invade Ukrainian Crimea in 2014. Hardly an accidental choice of thugs considering that the Kremlin has tried to protect itself against criticism by hiding Ukrainian political prisoners like Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg...

    Democracy en Marche! — From Macron to Kyiv
    May09

    Democracy en Marche! — From Macron to Kyiv

    Two weeks ago, French President Emmanuel Macron (MMF ‘06) stood before the U.S. Congress and defended democratic values at a key juncture in transatlantic relations, calling for a return to a partnership based on shared values of liberty, equality, and human rights. Just a few days earlier, 80 GMF alumni and grantees gathered on the frontier of...

    The Predictable Season
    May09

    The Predictable Season

    While dismal media freedom rankings for TOL’s coverage region are commonplace this time of the year, the recent surge in citizen activism shows that people are no longer so willing to grin and bear such infringements. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Women leaders and the key role of Civil Society Organisations. Enhancing Civil-Military Cooperation in Ukraine
    May09

    Women leaders and the key role of Civil Society Organisations. Enhancing Civil-Military Cooperation in Ukraine

    15/05/2018 to 16/05/2018Kharkiv The Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) of Rome and the Women’s Information Consultative Center (WICC) of Kyiv are organizing an Advanced Research Workshop on Women leaders and the key role of Civil Society Organisations. Enhancing Civil-Military Cooperation in Ukraine, to be held on 15 and 16 May 2018 in...

    Chernobyl Brought Italy and Belarus Closer Together
    May09

    Chernobyl Brought Italy and Belarus Closer Together

    Their approach could do the same for other nations. From the Conversation. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    How one early 20th-century performer defanged her fat-shamers
    May09

    How one early 20th-century performer defanged her fat-shamers

    Sophie Tucker defiantly embraced her fuller figure. AP Photo/Remo NassiIt’s all-too-common for women – especially those in the public spotlight – to be criticized for their weight. Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Lena Dunham and Rihanna have borne the brunt of fat-shamers. Amy Schumer’s recent film “I Feel Pretty” takes on the outsize role...

    Emerging Europe Growth Continues as EBRD Revises Up 2018 Forecasts
    May09

    Emerging Europe Growth Continues as EBRD Revises Up 2018 Forecasts

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has revised up economic forecasts for 2018 as a broad-based recovery continues across its regions, bolstered by stronger investment activity and higher exports. After suffering acutely during the global financial crisis, countries where the EBRD invests initially struggled to get back on...

    Ukraine’s Security Service raids Communist Party office and leaders’ homes
    May09

    Ukraine’s Security Service raids Communist Party office and leaders’ homes

    Searches have been carried out, on the eve of Victory Day, at the homes of Petro Symonenko and other leading Ukrainian communists. According to the Security Service, this was in connection with a previously unreported criminal investigation into very serious charges, though the grounds for those charges remain largely unclear. …read more...

    The Ukraine War in the Time of Trump
    May08

    The Ukraine War in the Time of Trump

    …read more Source: Hudson...

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