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    Thousands Rally For Gay Pride In Kyiv, Amid Massive Police Presence
    Jun19

    Thousands Rally For Gay Pride In Kyiv, Amid Massive Police Presence

    According to police, some 2,500 people gathered for the March of Equality in the center of Kyiv. An estimated 5,500 officers ensured that the event proceeded without disturbance. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Energy security: Lowering ambition and leaving Ukraine out in the cold
    Jun19

    Energy security: Lowering ambition and leaving Ukraine out in the cold

    Short-sightedness and lack of solidarity have hollowed out the energy package. While there are certain positive developments in the Security of Gas Supply Regulation, the EU is simply not up to the game in the new reality of energy geopolitics. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian IT specialist faces criminal charges after exposing Security Service corruption
    Jun19

    Ukrainian IT specialist faces criminal charges after exposing Security Service corruption

    Less than two months after a raid by the SBU [Security Service] on Ukraine’s main investment bank aroused huge furor, the SBU has again positioned itself firmly in the firing line. They stand accused of corruption and lying, and have only added to the negative publicity by declaring Mykhailo Yakhymovych, the man who made the allegations, on...

    The Quiet Assault – A Glance at Interdicted Tech Smuggling to Russia and China
    Jun18

    The Quiet Assault – A Glance at Interdicted Tech Smuggling to Russia and China

    Set aside Anna and her ring. Last week’s short wee-hour’s shutdown of a portion of Charleston’s port set off by a potentially disinformed conspiracy blogger and webcaster signaled popular American concern and sensitivity to the defense of the homeland, never mind the capabilities and sensitivities of the nation’s capacious...

    Kleptocracy Weekly: June 16, 2017
    Jun16

    Kleptocracy Weekly: June 16, 2017

    On Wednesday, KI launched Weaponizing Kleptocracy: Putin’s Hybrid Warfare by Marius Laurinavicius at Hudson Institute. Watch the event and read the report. United States Senators passed a major new Russia sanctions bill. Germany threatened retaliation if the measures harm its commercial interests. (Atlantic Council, Reuters) Rep. Tom Suozzi...

    Kleptocracy Daily: June 16, 2017
    Jun16

    Kleptocracy Daily: June 16, 2017

    A two-year investigation has unearthed documents suggesting that UK police ignored the suspicious deaths of a circle of operatives linked to Putin critic Boris Berezovsky. (BuzzFeed) The U.S. Department of Justice is moving to seize $540 million assets allegedly purchased using funds stolen from the Malaysian 1MDB scheme. (NYT) China has launched...

    NATO to Help Start Ukrainian Training Center
    Jun16

    NATO to Help Start Ukrainian Training Center

    Kyiv Post. Ukraine. …read more Source: World Affairs...

    Derangement And Danger On The Potomac
    Jun16

    Derangement And Danger On The Potomac

    The horrific shooting spree on the practice field of the GOP’s congressional baseball team happened early yesterday morning, but it was hardly the end of Wednesday’s madness on the Potomac. As it happened, the former was apparently another random eruption by of one of America’s sicko lone wolves — a wretch in the same...

    IWP to Hold the International Conference “Ukraine – EU: Integration in a Changing World”
    Jun16

    IWP to Hold the International Conference “Ukraine – EU: Integration in a Changing World”

    On June 29, the Institute of World Policy will hold the international conference “Ukraine – EU: Integration in a Changing World”. …read more Source: Institute of World...

    Can we predict political uprisings?
    Jun16

    Can we predict political uprisings?

    Forecasting political unrest is a challenging task, especially in this era of post-truth and opinion polls. Several studies by economists such as Paul Collier and Anke Hoeffler in 1998 and 2002 describe how economic indicators, such as slow income growth and natural resource dependence, can explain political upheaval. More specifically, low per...

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