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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Turkey and the United States Groping to Accommodation
    Feb21

    Turkey and the United States Groping to Accommodation

    By George Friedman The Munich Security Conference is a place where senior leaders make speeches and hold meetings with each other. Sometimes, the meetings are merely formal, sometimes they are substantive. It is not always easy to figure out which is which. This year’s meeting was held last week, and everyone was focused on the United...

    Ukraine: Foresters keep alive a century-old tradition
    Feb21

    Ukraine: Foresters keep alive a century-old tradition

    Article | In the Luhansk region, foresters take great pride in regenerating forests, helping protect the environment and provide firewood for the local population. …read more Source: International Committee of the Red...

    Romania’s Difficult Transition
    Feb21

    Romania’s Difficult Transition

    The latest anti-corruption and anti-government demonstrations in Romania, the biggest since the overthrow of the communist regime in 1989, raise difficult questions about the country’s political transformation. But they should raise fewer doubts about Romania’s continued commitment to European integration, or about the country’s...

    Churkin’s promise: why the solution to the MH17 case may lie with a forgotten legal precedent from 1905
    Feb21

    Churkin’s promise: why the solution to the MH17 case may lie with a forgotten legal precedent from 1905

    Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, has died of a heart attack. Churkin was famous for clashing with his US counterpart Samantha Power over Russia’s bombing of Aleppo, and when Russia vetoed a a United Nations Security Council resolution to establish a war crimes tribunal to investigate the downing of flight...

    The Dismantling of Alliances
    Feb21

    The Dismantling of Alliances

    One year after the victory of the Law and Justice (PiS) party in the parliamentary elections, Poland is facing a multitude of problems many of which stem from the incoherent foreign policy of the ruling party. Whether it be attempting to forge stronger ties with neighbours in the region or trying to assert its “growing” power in Europe, the...

    EU and Russia at loggerheads over Ukraine separatist passports
    Feb21

    EU and Russia at loggerheads over Ukraine separatist passports

    Russia said yesterday (20 February) that President Vladimir Putin’s decision to recognise passports issued by separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine complied with international law, after the move drew criticism from France, Germany and the European Union. …read more Source:...

    Is Cyber Terrorism a Threat?
    Feb21

    Is Cyber Terrorism a Threat?

    Recent cyberattacks and hacks in America and Ukraine have exposed the vulnerability of some of the world’s most sophisticated cyber-security networks. But what do we know about cyber-terrorism, and how real is the threat to Australia? The public imagination has been captured by the idea of terrorists potentially causing a massive loss of...

    Is Cyber Terrorism a Threat?
    Feb21

    Is Cyber Terrorism a Threat?

    Recent cyberattacks and hacks in America and Ukraine have exposed the vulnerability of some of the world’s most sophisticated cyber-security networks. But what do we know about cyber-terrorism, and how real is the threat to Australia? The public imagination has been captured by the idea of terrorists potentially causing a massive loss of...

    New Laws in Ukraine Obstruct Prosecution for Crimes against Maidan Activists
    Feb21

    New Laws in Ukraine Obstruct Prosecution for Crimes against Maidan Activists

    Laws passed since Maidan are actively blocking the chances of holding those guilty of crimes against Maidan activists to answer. Most worryingly, the law on trial in absentia, essentially tailored around former President Viktor Yanukovych could result in European Court of Human Rights judgements against Ukraine. …read more Source: Kharkiv...

    Ukraine’s Security Service and Human Rights
    Feb21

    Ukraine’s Security Service and Human Rights

    At present the Security Service of Ukraine [SBU] is at the same time a security service and a law enforcement body. Nowhere in the civilized world do security services carry out law enforcement activities. Their purpose is to gather information within the framework of competence defined by law. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights...

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