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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Court revokes acquittal of controversial Ukrainian journalist & first post-Maidan prisoner of conscience
    Jun02

    Court revokes acquittal of controversial Ukrainian journalist & first post-Maidan prisoner of conscience

    The acquittal in July 2016 of Ukrainian blogger and journalist Ruslan Kotsaba on charges of obstructing Ukraine’s Armed Services has been revoked and the case sent back for a new court hearing …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Making sense of Russiagate: what do Russians think?
    Jun01

    Making sense of Russiagate: what do Russians think?

    If you’re struggling to make sense of “Russiagate” and the Trump-Putin connection as the James Comey affair quickly unravels in Washington, you’re not the only one. Many Russians are also scratching their heads, but perhaps for different reasons. Usually, revelations of Western intervention in Russian domestic politics is what...

    How to Restore U.S. Adoptions of Russian Children
    Jun01

    How to Restore U.S. Adoptions of Russian Children

    The restoration of American adoptions of Russian children is a logical first step in improving U.S.-Russia relations. June 1, 2017 By Rachel Bauman Photo: Wikimedia Commons In December 2012, U.S. President Barack Obama signed the “Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act (“the Magnitsky Act”)...

    Effectiveness of Economic Sanctions on Russia’s Economy
    Jun01

    Effectiveness of Economic Sanctions on Russia’s Economy

    In early 2015, Western leaders thought they had Russia cornered. A year earlier they imposed on Russia economic sanctions, which ranged from restrictions on access to Western capital markets to bans on the export of oil-production technology, to punish it for its role in dismembering Ukraine. Those sanctions and the Russian boycotts that followed...

    Ukraine Claims Early Arbitration Victory over Gazprom
    Jun01

    Ukraine Claims Early Arbitration Victory over Gazprom

    June 1, 2017 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    NATO: Towards a New Resilience Alliance
    Jun01

    NATO: Towards a New Resilience Alliance

    NATO held a Resilience conference in Norfolk, Virginia at the beginning of May. Discussions explored the future of civil–military cooperation on resilience and illustrated that NATO might still have a long way to go. Bridges between the civil and military sectors, which have been slowly eroding since the end of the Cold War, may need urgent...

    LGBTI in Russia: history of success, opportunities and challenges
    Jun01

    LGBTI in Russia: history of success, opportunities and challenges

    2000s: Development of movement and public support The LGBTI movement in Russia was on the rise in the middle of 2000-s. At that time LGBTI activists founded key organisations and launched several initiatives for defending their rights, awareness-building and researching of public opinion. The first gay pride was organised by a GayRussia...

    Belarus: With Friends Like These. . .
    Jun01

    Belarus: With Friends Like These. . .

    Belarus and Russia share strong historical ties, but differences between the two countries following the annexation of Crimea call into question how durable this partnership is today. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

    Ukraine’s Naftogaz says it won Stockholm court case against Gazprom
    Jun01

    Ukraine’s Naftogaz says it won Stockholm court case against Gazprom

    Ukraine’s Naftogaz said yesterday (31 May) an arbitration court in Stockholm had ruled in its favour in a dispute with Gazprom over take-or-pay gas contracts, although the Russian firm said the ruling was an interim stage in the court process. …read more Source:...

    Russia begins trial of Crimean Tatar leader Ilmi Umerov by removing his defence lawyer
    Jun01

    Russia begins trial of Crimean Tatar leader Ilmi Umerov by removing his defence lawyer

    Crimean Tatar Mejlis leader Ilmi Umerov is facing a five-year sentence for saying that Russia should leave Crimea and Donbas, with the preliminary hearing as parody-like as one would expect under such circumstances …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

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