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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    EU Lets Gazprom Off Without Fines
    May28

    EU Lets Gazprom Off Without Fines

    Some eastern member countries unhappy with Commission ruling on the dominant player in the continent’s gas market. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Conference: “The European Union and Ukraine: How to enhance the cooperation and maintain the reform process?”
    May28

    Conference: “The European Union and Ukraine: How to enhance the cooperation and maintain the reform process?”

    The EU-Ukraine conference of our project “Platform for Analytics and Intercultural Cooperation” (PAIC) on the topic of: “The European Union and Ukraine: How to enhance the cooperation and maintain the reform process?” will take place on Friday, 8 June 2018, from 9:00 am to 3:45 pm on the premises of the Representation of the European Commission...

    Could An Oligarch Build a Democracy in Moldova?
    May28

    Could An Oligarch Build a Democracy in Moldova?

    Oligarchs rule Eastern Europe. Moldova, Georgia, and Ukraine are governed by pro-European governments, but have one oligarch (or more, in the case of Ukraine) calling the shots from behind the scenes. In my country, Moldova, we see how pro-European rhetoric is offered in words but not reflected in deeds, and how empty speeches and promises only...

    Detained in Moscow for demanding that Russia #FreeSentsov
    May28

    Detained in Moscow for demanding that Russia #FreeSentsov

    As concern mounts over Oleg Sentsov’s indefinite hunger strike, Russians have been detained for legal single-person pickets in his defence and French President Macron has been called upon to act as intermediary in securing Sentsov’s release. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Ukrainian prosecutor accused of brutal attack on Roma hate crime lawyer
    May28

    Ukrainian prosecutor accused of brutal attack on Roma hate crime lawyer

    Andriy Mukha, the lawyer representing victims of a fatal attack on Roma residents in Vilshany (Kharkiv oblast) has himself been badly beaten up in his office by men who, he says, were led by a local prosecutor. A criminal investigation has been launched, and though Mukha was alone at the time, the assailants did not wear masks and there appears...

    Watch List Findings: May 26, 2018
    May26

    Watch List Findings: May 26, 2018

    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 list 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...

    Bessarabia’s Hopes and Fears on Ukraine’s Edge
    May25

    Bessarabia’s Hopes and Fears on Ukraine’s Edge

    How Kiev manages the diverse region of Bessarabia will be closely watched elsewhere in Ukraine, where political trust in the central authorities is still low. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

    New Rail Tunnel Brings Ukraine Closer to EU
    May25

    New Rail Tunnel Brings Ukraine Closer to EU

    Ukraine opened a new rail tunnel through the Carpathian Mountains on May 24, a move which will facilitate the faster movement of goods and people between the country and the European Union. The 1822m long tunnel, which crosses the mountains between the towns of Beskyd and Skotarske has been built to alleviate a single-track bottleneck on the Lviv...

    Estonia, Russia Exchange Tough Talk on Border Treaty
    May25

    Estonia, Russia Exchange Tough Talk on Border Treaty

    Russia will not ratify the treaty until Estonian leaders stop their “Russophobic rhetoric,” Russia’s embassy in Tallinn fumes. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Self-cloning Asian tick causing worry in New Jersey
    May25

    Self-cloning Asian tick causing worry in New Jersey

    The female longhorned tick, _Haemaphysalis longicornis_, crawling on a leaf. Jim Occi, Rutgers Center for Vector Biology, CC BY-NC-NDNew Jersey has a new visitor, and it’s not welcome. No one is quite sure how the longhorned tick Haemaphysalis longicornis, an invasive bug originally from East Asia arrived in New Jersey and where, exactly,...

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