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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Ukraine: Is Russia Planning A New Invasion?
    May01

    Ukraine: Is Russia Planning A New Invasion?

    Russia’s aggression into Ukraine came in direct violation of its obligations under the 1994 Budapest Memorandum. “After four years of war, Russia has at least 260,000 troops deployed along the Ukrainian border” ready to advance… — Oleksandr Turchynov, …read more Source: Gatestone...

    Dangerously ill Political Prisoner Moved to Medical Ward. Torture in Crimean Prison Continues
    May01

    Dangerously ill Political Prisoner Moved to Medical Ward. Torture in Crimean Prison Continues

    The immediate danger to Uzeir Abdullaev’s life has hopefully been averted. After concerted efforts in Crimea and publicity beyond, the prison authorities have moved him to a medical unit where he should finally receive adequate treatment for severe blood poisoning. His is only one case of several involving political prisoners whose...

    How Atlantic Canadian businesses are trying to attract immigrants
    Apr30

    How Atlantic Canadian businesses are trying to attract immigrants

    The Atlantic Ballet Theatre will soon premier Alien, a new piece that explores the immigrant experience. Of the ballet’s 21 full-time employees, 12 are immigrants who come from nine different countries. Stephen MacGillivray/Public Policy ForumSusan Wilson made history this year when Canadian conglomerate J.D. Irving Ltd. made her its first...

    Cryptocurrencies and the Kremlin
    Apr30

    Cryptocurrencies and the Kremlin

    By Anna Semler Cryptocurrency has emerged as an exciting new medium of exchange with rapid changes in value. As brands like Bitcoin become household names, questions also arise around the different uses for cryptocurrency and growing calls for regulation. The U.S. government must develop rules to protect against illicit cryptocurrency activity,...

    Podcast: What Are the Odds of Nuclear War? A Conversation With Seth Baum and Robert de Neufville
    Apr30

    Podcast: What Are the Odds of Nuclear War? A Conversation With Seth Baum and Robert de Neufville

     What are the odds of a nuclear war happening this century? And how close have we been to nuclear war in the past? Few academics focus on the probability of nuclear war, but many leading voices like former US Secretary of Defense, William Perry, argue that the threat of nuclear conflict is growing. On this month’s podcast, Ariel spoke with...

    Russia Extends Detention for Ukrainian Teen Terror Suspect
    Apr30

    Russia Extends Detention for Ukrainian Teen Terror Suspect

    Family says Pavlo Hryb was abducted by the Russian FSB when he visited Belarus to meet a Russian girl. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Watch List: April 30, 2018
    Apr30

    Watch List: April 30, 2018

    The items listed below represent potential emerging issues that our analysts are tracking. These can be long term or short term, but will be updated daily. If an item on our Watch List becomes critical, we will email you a full analysis explaining its significance. Each Saturday, we will follow up our daily Watch List for each week with our...

    Enlargement and our fundamental values
    Apr30

    Enlargement and our fundamental values

    Recently, more attention has been given to the Enlargement file. After having presented its Strategy for the Balkans last February, on 17 April the European Commission came forward with its annual Enlargement Package. Onthat same occasion the Commission proposed to the Council to open membership negotiations with (the Former Yugoslav Republic of)...

    The EU has a duty to the population of Donbas
    Apr30

    The EU has a duty to the population of Donbas

    In Donbass, Ukraine is experiencing a catastrophe comparable with the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster. Now as then, it is urgent to restore confidence of the affected people in the state and their trust to each other, argues Sergii Parashyn. Sergii… …read more Source:...

    Syria’s Growing Chemical Weapons Entanglement
    Apr30

    Syria’s Growing Chemical Weapons Entanglement

    One of the munitions used in Ghouta on January 22, 2018. Image via Twitter @Azm_LensBESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 816, April 30, 2018 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The chemical weapons (CW) possessed and employed by Syria since it undertook to completely get rid of them have become an increasingly tangled web over the past year. This has many...

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