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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Relations with Russia: A Strategy of ‘Constrainment’
    Mar17

    Relations with Russia: A Strategy of ‘Constrainment’

    Three years ago this month, Russia illegally annexed Crimea and laid the groundwork for its ongoing campaign to destabilize Ukraine. That moment marked the end of a period of more than twenty years when the countries of the West looked to Russia as a partner. Of course, even before 2014, Russia had demonstrated a pattern of destabilizing...

    The Dilemmas of Ukraine’s Economic Policy
    Mar17

    The Dilemmas of Ukraine’s Economic Policy

    The vast majority of emerging Europe countries started their transition process into market economies at the beginning of the 1990s. Ukraine became an independent state in August 1991, yet the country’s social and economic development still lags behind its Central European peers. Emerging Europe asked some leading economists how to speed up...

    Tanks of Buhaivka: A training facility in Eastern Ukraine
    Mar17

    Tanks of Buhaivka: A training facility in Eastern Ukraine

    On March 16, 2017, popular Ukrainian Twitter user @GirkinGirkin published a tweet sharing imagery of armored vehicles, including tanks. The user claims that the photographs were uploaded on the same day near Buhaivka, Luhansk oblast, thus in an area currently not under the control of the Ukrainian government. After analyzing new satellite imagery...

    Kleptocracy Weekly: March 17, 2017
    Mar17

    Kleptocracy Weekly: March 17, 2017

    This week on KI.org: Marius Laurinavičius discussed how Europe can help defend U.S. democracy, and why we should remain engaged in Europe.U.S. Former Trump administration pick, who bowed out following a plagiarism scandal, registered as a foreign agent for Ukrainian billionaire oligarch Victor Pinchuk. (The Hill) Members of the Committee on...

    The democratic Russia we lost
    Mar17

    The democratic Russia we lost

    The democratic Russia we lostIt would be erroneous to think that appetite for democracy in Russia will inevitably come in the course of time – it will come only if its citizens feel that their voices do matter. This is the lesson modern Russia should learn from the historic phenomenon of democracies in medieval Novgorod and PskovIt would be...

    Kleptocracy Daily: March 17, 2017
    Mar17

    Kleptocracy Daily: March 17, 2017

    News A U.S. congressman introduced legislation to strengthen safeguards against foreign bribery. (FACT Coalition) South Korean officials face allegations that they “systematically” destroyed evidence in the presidential corruption scandal after it was revealed that the presidential office recently bought a total of 26 paper shredders. (The Korea...

    Cries From Syria
    Mar17

    Cries From Syria

    The world watched, and watched, and watched. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Ukraine Legalizes Blockade on Rebels, Sanctions Russian Banks
    Mar17

    Ukraine Legalizes Blockade on Rebels, Sanctions Russian Banks

    France says blockade will heighten tensions, following a series of provocative moves by rebels and Moscow. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Belarus Reloaded
    Mar17

    Belarus Reloaded

    It has been almost a month since public demonstrations began in Belarus. In an unusual scene for the country, a dozen participating towns have hosted thousands of protestors. Belarusians largely perceive themselves as tolerant and passive. However, the wave of public upheavals currently rolling across the country has dispelled that stereotype and...

    March 17th, 2017
    Mar17

    March 17th, 2017

    CHINA China Pushes Legal Overhaul That Would Bolster State Power Javier C. Hernández and Owen Guo, THE NEW YORK TIMES For six decades, Chinese leaders have tried to put in place a sweeping civil code to explain the law on some of China’s most contentious issues, including property rights, migrant workers, defamation and divorce. And for six...

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