: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Russia Ups Pressure on Telegram
    May04

    Russia Ups Pressure on Telegram

    Viber, another popular messenger app, could also be banned if it fails to turn over encryption keys, authorities warn. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Newsbrief Vol. 38 No. 4
    May04

    Newsbrief Vol. 38 No. 4

    Concise briefings on contemporary issues and trends in international securityNo: 4Volume: 38Newsbrief …read more Source: Royal United Services Institute...

    The Role of Private Military Contractors in Russian Foreign Policy
    May04

    The Role of Private Military Contractors in Russian Foreign Policy

    Private Russian military contractors operate not only in Syria and Ukraine but also in countries where Russian enterprises are investing. Although under Russian law, this type of organisation is prohibited—the State Duma again rejected a bill legalising them—unofficially they enjoy state support because they increase Russia’s military...

    How the arms trade is used to secure access to oil
    May04

    How the arms trade is used to secure access to oil

    shutterstock.comUK arms exports to Saudi Arabia increased by 175% in the first nine months of 2017 according to an investigation by the Campaign Against Arms Trade. Similarly, France and the US are major exporters of arms to the oil-rich Gulf state – in 2017 alone, they were worth around US$2.6 billion. Selling weapons is a lucrative business. As...

    After crushing press freedom, Russia tries to silence any dissent in occupied Crimea
    May04

    After crushing press freedom, Russia tries to silence any dissent in occupied Crimea

    “You can jail a person, but how do you imprison thoughts?” The question was put by Ukrainian activist Suleyman Kadyrov on 3 May during the appeal hearing against his 2-year suspended sentence for a comment on Facebook that Crimea is Ukraine. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Book Talk: The Politics of Police Reform
    May03

    Book Talk: The Politics of Police Reform

    The police in the post-Soviet space remain one of the least reformed institutions, despite broader democratic transformations. Erica Marat will use her new book to examine the conditions under which a meaningful transformation of the police is likely to succeed, using case studies from Ukraine, Georgia and Kyrgyzstan. The panel will discuss...

    The Iranian Rial Through the Eyes of the Black-Market Premium
    May03

    The Iranian Rial Through the Eyes of the Black-Market Premium

    Steve H. Hanke The Islamic Republic of Iran’s economy suffers internal, debilitating problems. Many anti-market seeds were sown by the last Shah. These seeds have been well tended and aggressively added to by Iran’s current theocratic regime. If these homemade economic problems weren’t enough, Iran’s foreign policy...

    How to Eradicate Sovietism in Ukrainian Prisons
    May03

    How to Eradicate Sovietism in Ukrainian Prisons

    (Amendments to the Internal Prison and Pre-Trial Detention Centers Rules in the Light of International Standards) – This publications is Introduction to the book. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Russian Arms Budget Takes U-Turn

    Moscow is bucking the world trend toward higher arms spending, but hold that Nobel Peace Prize nomination. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Congress Again Fails to Discover Collusion to Subvert the 2016 Election
    May03

    Congress Again Fails to Discover Collusion to Subvert the 2016 Election

    There have been a number of developments in the endless inquiry into possible collusion between the Russian government and Donald Trump to manipulate perceptions and voting relating to the two presidential candidates in the November 2016 election. In particular, it has been alleged that the Russians were, with the connivance of some in the Trump...

    Page 20 of 1088

    Pin It on Pinterest