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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Making Waves: China Pushes Ahead With Its Aircraft Carrier Program
    May24

    Making Waves: China Pushes Ahead With Its Aircraft Carrier Program

    Summary When China rolled out its first aircraft carrier six years ago, it was met mostly with shrugs, if not scorn. China had purchased the Soviet-era warship, dubbed the Liaoning, half-finished from Ukraine. It was immediately clear that the People’s Liberation Army Navy’s shiny new toy – a floating blunderbuss in appearance and...

    Ukraine’s Other War: The Battle Against Systemic Corruption
    May24

    Ukraine’s Other War: The Battle Against Systemic Corruption

    Thursday, May 24, 2018BY: VALBONA ZENELI Ukraine is fighting wars on two fronts. While facing Russian aggression on its soil and separatists in the East, it wrestles with systemic corruption that impedes serious reform. Both constitute threats to its sovereignty, prosperity and its Euro-Atlantic aspirations. …read more Source: EastWest...

    Latvian Banking: Recent Reforms, Sustainable Solutions
    May24

    Latvian Banking: Recent Reforms, Sustainable Solutions

    Photo Credit: Meunierd / Shutterstock Introduction Latvia’s non-resident banking sector, which caters to clients from Russia and other countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), has finally become politically untenable. After years of scandals and massive illicit flows through Latvia, the government has concluded that the...

    Russia Suspected in New Cyberattack on Ukraine
    May24

    Russia Suspected in New Cyberattack on Ukraine

    FBI says it hobbled the attack, but researchers warn it may not be over; Dutch police accuse Russia in MH17 shootdown. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Razumkov Centre co-organised a conference in London – “Reforms in Ukraine: Progress and Challenges in 2018”
    May24

    Razumkov Centre co-organised a conference in London – “Reforms in Ukraine: Progress and Challenges in 2018”

    On 24 April 2018, Razumkov Centre held a joint conference with Chatham House, Eurasia Center and Atlantic Council: “Reforms in Ukraine: Progress and Challenges in 2018”. What is the state of reforms in Ukraine? How will the upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections affect Ukraine’s reforms and development prospects? What are the...

    Razumkov Centre held a round table on “Peculiarities of Religious and Church Self-Identification of Ukrainian Citizens: 2010-2018 Trends”.
    May24

    Razumkov Centre held a round table on “Peculiarities of Religious and Church Self-Identification of Ukrainian Citizens: 2010-2018 Trends”.

    On 26 April 2018, Razumkov Centre together with Konrad Adenauer Foundation Office in Ukraine, supported by the All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organisations and the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Culture and Spirituality, conducted a regular meeting of the ongoing Round Table “Religion and Government in Ukraine: Interaction Issues”....

    How populism can be turned into an opportunity, not a threat
    May24

    How populism can be turned into an opportunity, not a threat

    Around the world, populism is on the march. The election of Donald Trump and the UK’s vote for Brexit triggered a crisis of faith in democratic institutions. And populists have been victorious in other countries including Rodrigo Duterte in the Philippines, Andrej Babiš in the Czech Republic, and Recep Tayyib Erdoğan in Turkey. Italy has...

    IFC Makes Two New Major Agricultural Investments in Ukraine
    May24

    IFC Makes Two New Major Agricultural Investments in Ukraine

    The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has announced two new major investments in the Ukrainian agricultural sector, worth a total of 42.5 million US dollars. The IFC is providing a 30 million US dollar loan to Astarta, a leading agricultural producer, to help improve its environmental efficiency and...

    Effective law enforcement and justice reforms crucial for Ukraine’s future EU membership
    May24

    Effective law enforcement and justice reforms crucial for Ukraine’s future EU membership

    Photos: Boris Godlevsky Written by: Serhiy Vakarin On May 19, the European Union Advisory Mission for Civilian Security Sector Reform in Ukraine opened its doors for the first time. Slynn Foundation was represented by its Project Coordinator Sergiy Vakarin, UkraineIS Chairman who takes part in the reform of the law enforcement and justice sector...

    ,Another Roma camp set alight, this time with gunshots & racist media report
    May24

    ,Another Roma camp set alight, this time with gunshots & racist media report

    There has been another arson attack on a Roma camp in Ukraine, the third in just over a month, with this one accompanied both by shooting and by an appallingly xenophobic report on the Facebook page of a local media publication. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

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