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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Can Vladimir Putin Make the Twenty-First Century a Russian Century?
    Sep26

    Can Vladimir Putin Make the Twenty-First Century a Russian Century?

    The role Russia is playing in Donald Trump’s election campaign is quite extraordinary. The candidate’s son has acknowledged that Trump’s companies have received large Russian investments. His former campaign manager Paul Manafort worked for Ukraine’s disgraced pro-Moscow authoritarian president for almost a decade. Two of...

    Prosecutor demands harsher sentence for Crimean Tatar political prisoner
    Sep26

    Prosecutor demands harsher sentence for Crimean Tatar political prisoner

    There are absolutely no grounds, but the case against Ruslan Zeitullayev; Ferat Saifullayev; Rustem Vaitov and Nuri Primov now looks bad for the prosecutor, since even the court in Rostov could not ignore the lack of any evidence to back the charges and passed the minimum sentences possible. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights...

    Executed and tortured in Donbass
    Sep26

    Executed and tortured in Donbass

    Arbitrary and extrajudicial killings, torture, enforced disappearances, and arbitrary detentions. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Kleptocracy Daily: September 26, 2016
    Sep26

    Kleptocracy Daily: September 26, 2016

    “If you knew Putin like we know Putin…” Estonia’s president and Lithuania’s foreign minister discuss the Kremlin’s kleptocracy. (Daily Beast) U.S. intelligence agencies are looking at alleged connections between Carter Page, a Donald Trump advisor, and senior Russian officials. (Yahoo) Lilia Shevtsova asks: “How has Russia, the...

    Leading from below
    Sep26

    Leading from below

    Complaining about the weaknesses of European military forces has long been a favorite sport of American politicians, defense officials and pundits; this is one issue on which populists and the Establishment agree. Indeed, presidential candidate Donald Trump’s threats to withdraw from NATO unless European members pay up are really only...

    The national security crisis neither candidate is talking about, but should be
    Sep26

    The national security crisis neither candidate is talking about, but should be

    During the 1988 presidential debates, no one asked either of the candidates about Iraq, yet soon the US was at war in the Persian Gulf to repel Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait. During the 2000 presidential debates, no one asked either candidate about the threat from al Qaeda, yet within months al Qaeda had attacked the American homeland and the...

    Destructions in Donbas. Scale, attempts at reconstruction and perspectives for redress for victims
    Sep26

    Destructions in Donbas. Scale, attempts at reconstruction and perspectives for redress for victims

    In March 2014, Eastern regions of Ukraine became an arena of the Russian secret services’ “Russian Spring” plan, aiming to pull a large part of Ukrainian territories out of Ukrainian jurisdiction. These actions were supported by a wide information campaign in the Russian Federation. As a result of resistance from the Ukrainian...

    Video refereeing could be a major own goal for football – here’s why
    Sep26

    Video refereeing could be a major own goal for football – here’s why

    Ajax’s 5-0 cup victory against fellow Dutch premier division side Willem II on September 21 saw a first in football: the official world debut for a video assistant referee in a competitive game. Sitting in a van with six TV screens inside the stadium, the assistant quickly proved his effectiveness. He recommended by headset to the on-pitch...

    Human Rights Violations in the so-called LNR and DNR: legislation and Practice
    Sep26

    Human Rights Violations in the so-called LNR and DNR: legislation and Practice

    Since there are no prospects for an early end to the occupation of Donbas territories, it is necessary to examine the social reality that has emerged in the LNR and the DNR and, in particular, the human rights situation, both at the normative level and in practice. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    EU summit to consider how to improve Russia ties without dropping sanctions
    Sep26

    EU summit to consider how to improve Russia ties without dropping sanctions

    Next month, European Union leaders will explore the possibility of improving strained ties with Russia in response to growing irritation among some member states over economic sanctions imposed on Moscow over its role in the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source:...

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