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    Council of Europe will betray its human rights mandate by giving in to Russia, Mr Jagland
    Dec01

    Council of Europe will betray its human rights mandate by giving in to Russia, Mr Jagland

    The Council of Europe is considering reinstating Russia’s voting rights which were withdrawn after Russia’s invasion and annexation of Crimea in 2014. Crimea remains under occupation with ever-mounting human rights abuse, making the reference given to the Council of Europe’s ‘human rights mandate’ as excuse for removing...

    Belarus Refinery Boss Upbeat Despite Challenges
    Nov30

    Belarus Refinery Boss Upbeat Despite Challenges

    The most important oil refinery in Belarus, Naftan, is currently struggling with increasing oil prices and decreasing wages, while the whole country has been affected by the economic crisis, and protests against an unpopular new tax are on the increase. “In 2017, as compared to 2016, we saw a general improvement of the spread between world price...

    The Duplicitous Superpower
    Nov30

    The Duplicitous Superpower

    Ted Galen Carpenter For any country, the foundation of successful diplomacy is a reputation for credibility and reliability. Governments are wary of concluding agreements with a negotiating partner that violates existing commitments and has a record of duplicity. Recent U.S. administrations have ignored that principle, and their actions have...

    Beyond Zapad 2017: Russia’s Destabilizing Approach to Military Exercises
    Nov30

    Beyond Zapad 2017: Russia’s Destabilizing Approach to Military Exercises

    The world can be relieved that Russia did not use this fall’s Zapad 2017 military exercise as a pretext for aggression or to permanently base troops in Belarus, as many analysts feared before the event. Much has been written about the exercise, most of it focusing on competing claims regarding its size and purpose. What has received less...

    Kleptocracy Daily | November 29, 2017
    Nov30

    Kleptocracy Daily | November 29, 2017

    ​ Tomorrow: Senator Sheldon Whitehouse will speak at the launch of KI’s report on beneficial ownership, United States of Anonymity by Casey Michel. Read the report and join us at the Dirksen Senate Office Building from 9:30 a.m. The Russian billionaire next door: Putin ally Oleg Deripaska used a Delaware shell company to purchase a mansion...

    Beyond Zapad 2017: Russia’s Destabilizing Approach to Military Exercises
    Nov30

    Beyond Zapad 2017: Russia’s Destabilizing Approach to Military Exercises

    The world can be relieved that Russia did not use this fall’s Zapad 2017 military exercise as a pretext for aggression or to permanently base troops in Belarus, as many analysts feared before the event. Much has been written about the exercise, most of it focusing on competing claims regarding its size and purpose. What has received less...

    Kleptocracy Daily | November 29, 2017
    Nov30

    Kleptocracy Daily | November 29, 2017

    ​ Tomorrow: Senator Sheldon Whitehouse will speak at the launch of KI’s report on beneficial ownership, United States of Anonymity by Casey Michel. Read the report and join us at the Dirksen Senate Office Building from 9:30 a.m. The Russian billionaire next door: Putin ally Oleg Deripaska used a Delaware shell company to purchase a mansion...

    CERN quantum computing experiments and Ukrainian scientific co-authoring project to boost R&D effectiveness
    Nov30

    CERN quantum computing experiments and Ukrainian scientific co-authoring project to boost R&D effectiveness

    Last week a delegation of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) visited Kyiv. The former CERN Director Rolf-Dieter Heuer, the one who announced the winning discovery of the Higgs boson (the authors received a Nobel prize later), opened the CERN in Images exhibition in Ukraine. UkraineIS has obtained the high-resolution copies of...

    Eastern Partnership in Demise
    Nov30

    Eastern Partnership in Demise

    The fifth summit of Eastern Partnership, taking place in Brussels, was a classic case of unmemorable event that other than being a photo-op delivered nothing and satisfied no one. This is perhaps unsurprising for the two fundamental reasons: mismatch of expectations and poor leadership of the initiative. When Eastern Partnership was initiated in...

    CERN quantum computing experiments and Ukrainian scientific co-authoring project to boost R&D effectiveness
    Nov30

    CERN quantum computing experiments and Ukrainian scientific co-authoring project to boost R&D effectiveness

    Last week a delegation of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) visited Kyiv. The former CERN Director Rolf-Dieter Heuer, the one who announced the winning discovery of the Higgs boson (the authors received a Nobel prize later), opened the CERN in Images exhibition in Ukraine. UkraineIS has obtained the high-resolution copies of...

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