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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Germany Buys Time from China
    Feb06

    Germany Buys Time from China

    By Jacob L. Shapiro Germany’s economy has avoided the problems besetting most export-dependent countries in the last two years. In 2015, Germany accomplished this by compensating for decreased demand from China by substantially increasing its exports to the United States and the United Kingdom. In 2016, the situation was reversed. Exports...

    27 Tory MPs said to be ready to back amendments to Withdrawal Bill
    Feb06

    27 Tory MPs said to be ready to back amendments to Withdrawal Bill

    27 Tory MPs said to be ready to back amendments to Withdrawal BillThe Financial Times reports that the Prime Minister could face a revolt by rebel Conservative MPs who are considering supporting an amendment to give parliament a say in the event that no Brexit deal is reached. Chair of the Conservative European Research Group, Steve Baker, has...

    Trump agrees to meet NATO leaders in Europe in May
    Feb06

    Trump agrees to meet NATO leaders in Europe in May

    US President Donald Trump agreed to meet alliance leaders in Europe in May in a phone call yesterday (5 February) with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg that also touched on the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine, the White House said. …read more Source:...

    ‘Patriotic but Questionable” Language Laws Help Moscow, not Ukrainian Unity
    Feb06

    ‘Patriotic but Questionable” Language Laws Help Moscow, not Ukrainian Unity

    Three draft language laws tabled in Ukraine’s parliament have elicited mixed reactions in Ukraine and a predictable stream of fake news stories and deliberate misinformation from Russian and pro-Russian media …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Russian Human Rights Ombudsperson thinks jailing Crimean rights lawyer Kurbedinov & seizing his clients’ records is OK
    Feb06

    Russian Human Rights Ombudsperson thinks jailing Crimean rights lawyer Kurbedinov & seizing his clients’ records is OK

    Crimean lawyer Emil Kurbedinov has been freed after 10 days’ unwarranted imprisonment but the FSB are still holding computers seized during armed searches. This is an obvious violation – recognized by everybody except Russia’s Ombudsperson – of both Kurbedinov’s rights and the rights of the many victims of persecution he is...

    Police & prosecutors accused of protecting Maidan murder suspect from justice
    Feb06

    Police & prosecutors accused of protecting Maidan murder suspect from justice

    A journalist investigation has highlighted disturbing police and prosecutor links which may explain the baffling downgrading in the charges against Yury Krysin, who took part in the killing of journalist Viacheslav Veremiy during the bloodiest days of Euromaidan in February 2014. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Rebranding the Visegrad Group
    Feb05

    Rebranding the Visegrad Group

    Vojtěch Boháč: How do you perceive the Visegrad group from your professional point of view? What do you think can be improved? Szymon Walkiewicz: The main question is: “What is the V4?” In the very beginning, when they set up the group, the task was clear and everybody knew its purpose. However, after the four countries entered the EU in 2004, it...

    Trump, the Mideast Conflict, and the Jordanian Option
    Feb05

    Trump, the Mideast Conflict, and the Jordanian Option

    King Abdullah of Jordan, WEF, Flickr, Wikimedia CommonsBESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 407 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Instead of fixating on an independent Palestinian state, the new US administration should look east to the Hashemite Kingdom as a stabilizing influence on Palestinian politics. President Trump has an opportunity to help Jordan prosper...

    Watch List Findings: Feb. 4, 2017
    Feb04

    Watch List Findings: Feb. 4, 2017

    What follows are the preliminary findings for issues identified in the daily Watch Lists this week. We are only sending findings that we regard as significant or potentially significant to keep this email manageable. We have findings for all the Watch List items. Should you be interested in findings not listed here, please contact us and we will...

    Russia is still wary of Trumps turbulent presidency
    Feb04

    Russia is still wary of Trumps turbulent presidency

    Russia is still wary of Trumps turbulent presidencyOnce the Trump administration shifts its attention from domestic policy to foreign policy, it will raise awkward questions about just how deeply the U.S. and Russia can really partner on complex geopolitical issuesOnce the Trump administration shifts its attention from domestic policy to foreign...

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