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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    ‘Viking’ is Yet Another Way to Annoy Ukraine
    Feb20

    ‘Viking’ is Yet Another Way to Annoy Ukraine

    At the end of December 2016, the film, ‘Viking’, was released in cinemas across Russia. It set an absolute record among the country’s filmgoers, gathering $1 billion in the box office within its first nine days. It is also said to be the most expensive Russian film ever made. The film was expected to depict historical truth, at least...

    Ominous arrest of a Crimean Tatar activist and claims of training in sabotage & terrorism
    Feb20

    Ominous arrest of a Crimean Tatar activist and claims of training in sabotage & terrorism

    Russian FSB border guards are reported to have arrested a young Crimean Tatar – Seit-Ibraim Zaitullaev – described in most pro-Kremlin media as a ‘saboteur’ and member of the ‘Asker Battalion’. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing
    Feb19

    The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing

    …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Feb19

    The Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group works to help people whose rights have been violated and investigates cases involving such abuse, as well as assessing the overall human rights situation in Ukraine. The Group also seeks to develop awareness of human rights issues through public events and its various publications …read more Source:...

    Watch List Findings: Feb. 18, 2017
    Feb18

    Watch List Findings: Feb. 18, 2017

    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 email 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...

    Near Abroad: A Book Discussion with Gerard Toal
    Feb18

    Near Abroad: A Book Discussion with Gerard Toal

    Co-hosted with the Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies (IERES), George Washington University and the Kennan Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars In Near Abroad: Putin, the West, and the Contest over Ukraine and the Caucasus, the political geographer Gerard Toal moves beyond rhetoric to answer the basic...

    After Flynn’s dismissal, Russia starts to doubt Trump
    Feb17

    After Flynn’s dismissal, Russia starts to doubt Trump

    After Flynn’s dismissal, Russia starts to doubt TrumpAfter National Security Advisor Michael Flynn’s scandalous resignation and Donald Trump’s tough new rhetoric toward the Kremlin, Russia has started to back away from the U.S. president. That could be dangerousAfter National Security Advisor Michael Flynn’s scandalous...

    Kleptocracy Weekly: February 17, 2017
    Feb17

    Kleptocracy Weekly: February 17, 2017

    Tackling Kleptocracy: AEI’s Michael Rubin examines the true costs of global corruption with Ben Judah’s recent report for KI, The Kleptocracy Curse. (Commentary) United States The Clearing House, which represents major U.S. banks, published a report recommending an overhaul of anti-money laundering rules and the publication of...

    February 17th, 2017
    Feb17

    February 17th, 2017

    CHINA China Says it Has Stopped Harvesting Organs, but Evidence Belies Its Claim Wendy Rogers, THE HUFFINGTON POST The Chinese government has claimed the country no longer harvests organs from prisoners. But recent revelations about two leading Chinese researchers indicate this may not be true. In 2005, China publicly stated what many already...

    February 15th, 2017
    Feb17

    February 15th, 2017

    CHINA China’s Provincial Official Sentenced to 15 Years for GraftTHE INDIAN EXPRESS A former provincial Communist Party leader in China was on Wednesday sentenced to 15 years in prison for corruption, the latest senior official to be jailed under the anti-graft drive launched by Chinese leader Xi Jinping. Zhou Benshun, former Party chief of...

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