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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    EU Propaganda Fighters Get Cash Infusion
    Jan24

    EU Propaganda Fighters Get Cash Infusion

    Team says it has only scratched the surface of disinformation and fake news spread by Russian and European media. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Aid Groups Decry Migrant Push-Backs
    Jan24

    Aid Groups Decry Migrant Push-Backs

    ‘Illegal’ refusal to allow entry to would-be asylum seekers said to be rising in the Balkans and Poland. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Revival of the Red Infiltration
    Jan24

    Revival of the Red Infiltration

    Almost three decades after the end of the Soviet occupation, the countries of Central Europe (CE) are once again at a geopolitical crossroads. After successive waves of migrants flowed over the continent in 2015 and as a struck several Western European cities, the rarely united Visegrad countries have started to question the immigration policies...

    American-Born Doctor Takes on Ukraine’s Health Care System
    Jan24

    American-Born Doctor Takes on Ukraine’s Health Care System

    Ulana Suprun is a woman on a mission. The 53-year-old radiologist from New York who was appointed Ukraine’s Acting Minister of Health in July is determined to shake up Ukraine’s sclerotic health care system …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Putin’s “Personal Army” to crush dissent with special electric shock batons
    Jan24

    Putin’s “Personal Army” to crush dissent with special electric shock batons

    Members of the new National Guard which the Kremlin has acknowledged may be used against ‘unauthorized mass protests’ are to be armed with electric-shock batons with a range of 5 metres and stun grenades. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Journalist faces mandatory 5-year sentence for saying Russia should leave Crimea
    Jan24

    Journalist faces mandatory 5-year sentence for saying Russia should leave Crimea

    Any lingering doubt that Russia would genuinely convict a journalist for expressing the same position as the United National and all democratic countries has now been quashed. On Jan 20, Mykola Semena and his lawyer were presented with an indictment that is both eerily Soviet and openly surreal …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights...

    The Geopolitics of 2017 in 4 Maps
    Jan23

    The Geopolitics of 2017 in 4 Maps

    Originally produced on Jan. 16, 2017 for Mauldin Economics, LLC George Friedman and Jacob L. Shapiro International relations and geopolitics are not synonymous… at least, not the way we understand them at Geopolitical Futures. “International relations” is a descriptive phrase that encompasses all the ways countries behave toward one another....

    The Trumputin trap
    Jan23

    The Trumputin trap

    “A grand bargain in Europe between the US and Russia could be a terrible mistake.” Published on: politico.eu By PAUL TAYLOR 1/19/17, 5:31 AM CET Updated 1/20/17, 9:35 PM CET Donald Trump is an avowed admirer of Russian President Vladimir Putin, who sees himself as a brilliant dealmaker. As he settles in following his inauguration, the newly...

    Kleptocracy Daily: January 23, 2017
    Jan23

    Kleptocracy Daily: January 23, 2017

    News A lawsuit alleges that foreign payments to Donald Trump’s businesses violate the Constitution. (NYT) Trump will never release his tax returns, says a top advisor – despite previously promising to do so eventually (and 74 percent of Americans thinking he should). (WaPo) U.S. counterintelligence agencies investigated Gen. Mike...

    Guide for the Diplomatically Perplexed: Trump 1.0
    Jan23

    Guide for the Diplomatically Perplexed: Trump 1.0

    BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 400 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The “art of the deal” does not translate directly from the world of business to the world of diplomacy. Diplomatic deal-making requires mastery of four basic elements: integration of diplomacy with the credible threat of force; the rewarding of friends and the punishing of enemies (rather...

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