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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    March 20th, 2017
    Mar20

    March 20th, 2017

    CHINA China Arrests More Than a Dozen North Korean Defectors Elizabeth Shim, UPI China may have arrested as many as fourteen North Korean defectors in the last two weeks, according to multiple sources. An activist of an unidentified nationality who works with refugees reported that Chinese “traffic police” in the northeastern city of Shenyang...

    The Asylum System in Spain: Guaranteed Right to Protection?
    Mar20

    The Asylum System in Spain: Guaranteed Right to Protection?

    Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators filled central Barcelona on February 18th to demand that European governments fulfil their obligations. They demanded compliance with the relocation quotas from Greece and Italy. But they called for more, insisting that the right to asylum must be guaranteed with safe means of entry, that asylum procedures...

    Countering Information War Lessons Learned from NATO and Partner Countries: Recommendations and Conclusions
    Mar20

    Countering Information War Lessons Learned from NATO and Partner Countries: Recommendations and Conclusions

    By Daniel Milo and Katarína Klingová.”Russia is waging the most amazing information warfare blitzkrieg we have ever seen in the history of information warfare.“Gen. Philip Breedlove, NATO Wales summit, September 2014.In 2013, General Valery Gerasimov published an article, now know famously as “Gerasimov’s Doctrine”, which defined...

    Donbas: Beyond war
    Mar20

    Donbas: Beyond war

    Beyond the headlines, what is the human cost of the war in the Donbas? …read more Source: European Council on Foreign...

    Ukraine and Canada: A History of Settlement and a Future for Investment
    Mar20

    Ukraine and Canada: A History of Settlement and a Future for Investment

    I have been in Ukraine since October 2014; I arrived soon after the Revolution of Dignity began. The revolution created both a strong desire for reform and a call for social justice, but at the same time it also led to the occupation of Crimea and the beginning of the Russian-backed aggression of Donbas. As a result, Ukraine has needed to deal...

    Russia orchestrates fast-track trial to imprison pro-Ukrainian activist in Crimea
    Mar20

    Russia orchestrates fast-track trial to imprison pro-Ukrainian activist in Crimea

    The trial in Russian-occupied Crimea has begun of Volodymyr Balukh, a Ukrainian from North Crimea whose latest arrest came just a week after he nailed a plaque to his home in honour of activists slain during Euromaidan. The case has reached the court with suspicious speed given that the only thing that is entirely clear-cut is the political...

    Belarus crackdown: more than 200 arrested or detained in two weeks
    Mar20

    Belarus crackdown: more than 200 arrested or detained in two weeks

    One year after the EU lifted sanctions against Belarus, the government is resorting to harsh and violent repression to break the most massive protests seen since December 2010 …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Ukrainians say Putin must go & Donbas be freed for normalized relations with Russia
    Mar20

    Ukrainians say Putin must go & Donbas be freed for normalized relations with Russia

    Russia’s annexation of Crimea and military engagement in eastern Ukraine have taken their toll on Ukrainians’ attitude to relations between the two countries. According to a recent study, only 49% believe that a normalization of relations is possible in the distant future, while a mere one in ten believes a swift improvement is...

    Russia’s Role as an Arms Exporter: The Strategic and Economic Importance of Arms Exports for Russia
    Mar20

    Russia’s Role as an Arms Exporter: The Strategic and Economic Importance of Arms Exports for Russia

    Project: Russia and Eurasia Programme, Russia’s Domestic Politics, Russian Foreign Policy20 March 2017 Dr Richard Connolly Associate Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme Cecilie SendstadResearch Manager, Cost Analysis Research Programme, Department of Analysis, Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI) Russian arms producers must adapt...

    Can social media, loud and inclusive, fix world politics?
    Mar20

    Can social media, loud and inclusive, fix world politics?

    _The Conversation Global’s new series, Politics in the Age of Social Media, examines how governments around the world rely on digital tools to exercise power. Privacy is no longer a social norm, said Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in 2010, as social media took a leap to bring more private information into the public domain. But what does...

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