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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Czechs Preparing for Cyberattacks Before Elections
    Jul11

    Czechs Preparing for Cyberattacks Before Elections

    Czech government is beefing up cyber security to counter possible Russian intervention in upcoming elections. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Speculations Surround Bolshoi Postponement of Nureyev Ballet
    Jul11

    Speculations Surround Bolshoi Postponement of Nureyev Ballet

    Last minute rescheduling of premiere could be connected to its controversial hero, a gay Russian dancer who defected to the West during the Cold War. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Who Is the Real Enemy?
    Jul11

    Who Is the Real Enemy?

    It is one of the great ironies that the United States, a land mass protected by two broad oceans while also benefitting from the world’s largest economy and most powerful military, persists in viewing itself as a potential victim, vulnerable and surrounded by enemies. In reality, there are only two significant potential threats to the U.S....

    One Last Purge: The Doctors’ Plot
    Jul11

    One Last Purge: The Doctors’ Plot

    In 1948, Stalin received a letter from a doctor which alleged that Andrei Zhdanov, a powerful Politburo member, had been incorrectly treated in the hospital before his recent death. Stalin read the letter and marked it “into the archive,” where it stayed for nearly four years, before the MGB—the predecessor of the KGB—“discovered” it, and...

    When Trump Met Putin: Is Reconciliation in the Air?
    Jul11

    When Trump Met Putin: Is Reconciliation in the Air?

    Doug Bandow The long awaited meeting between America’s and Russia’s presidents finally occurred at the G-20 summit. They got along great, said Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, connecting “very quickly,” and talked for more than two hours. Even First Lady Melania Trump couldn’t drag her husband away after the first hour. It...

    Pledging reforms by 2020, Ukraine seeks route into NATO
    Jul11

    Pledging reforms by 2020, Ukraine seeks route into NATO

    Ukraine will begin discussions with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization on an action plan to get it into the US-led alliance, its leader said on Monday, while the country would work on reforms to meet membership standards by 2020. …read more Source:...

    Siemens turbines cause whirlwinds in Crimea
    Jul11

    Siemens turbines cause whirlwinds in Crimea

    A firm part-owned by German firm Siemens was preparing to install electricity turbines in Crimea despite prohibitive EU sanctions. The issue was brought to the attention of Brussels and Siemens on Monday (10 July). …read more Source:...

    Ukraine: From targeting anti-corruption NGOs to “a witch hunt on all civic activists”?
    Jul11

    Ukraine: From targeting anti-corruption NGOs to “a witch hunt on all civic activists”?

    While President Poroshenko’s planned cancellation of the requirement for anti-corruption NGOs to fill out e-declarations has been welcomed, alarm has been expressed at proposed amendments to the Tax Code, These would affect all NGOs receiving foreign or state funding, but not supposedly non-profit-making organizations created by political...

    OSCE PA adopts resolution defending Ukraine’s territorial integrity and condemning Russia’s hybrid warfare
    Jul11

    OSCE PA adopts resolution defending Ukraine’s territorial integrity and condemning Russia’s hybrid warfare

    In a document adopted at its annual meeting in Minsk, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe has urged the Russian Federation to free all Ukrainian political prisoners and to stop sponsoring terrorist activities in Ukraine by sending militants, money and weapons across the uncontrolled section of the...

    Oleksandr Kolchenko: 10 years for opposing Russia’s invasion of Crimea
    Jul11

    Oleksandr Kolchenko: 10 years for opposing Russia’s invasion of Crimea

    Oleksandr Kolchenko is one of 44 people illegally held prisoner in Russia or Russian-occupied Crimea. He and Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov need our letters of support, and our advocacy with politicians and the media to ensure international pressure on Russia to release them. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

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