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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Donald Trump should ask Putin’s Ukrainian hostages how torture ‘works’
    Jan30

    Donald Trump should ask Putin’s Ukrainian hostages how torture ‘works’

    US President Donald Trump’s assertion in a recent interview that torture ‘works’ was shocking for several reasons, but it was also wrong. Most people, subjected to enough pain, will provide any answer to stop the torture. This is precisely why Russia’s FSB has systematically used such methods to imprison Ukrainian hostages....

    Natalie Jaresko dicusses her time as Finance Minister of Ukraine with Harvard’s Future of Diplomacy Project
    Jan29

    Natalie Jaresko dicusses her time as Finance Minister of Ukraine with Harvard’s Future of Diplomacy Project

    Dec 21, 2016Natalie Jaresko (MPP ’89), former Finance Minister of Ukraine, returned to Harvard on October 31st, 2016 to take part in the Future of Diplomacy Project’s international speaker series. In a public seminar moderated by Faculty Director Nicholas Burns, Jaresko, who currently serves as chairwoman of the Aspen Institute Kyiv,...

    Georgian Splits and Struggles
    Jan27

    Georgian Splits and Struggles

    In Gore Vidal’s stage play turned film, “The Best Man,” President Art Hockstader says, “Power is not a toy we give to good children. It is a weapon. And the strong man takes it and uses it.” The struggles of Georgia’s enduring political rivals to acquire and to hold power, whether it is former President Misha Saakashvili and his...

    Poroshenko: Ukraine’s Defense Complex Performed Efficiently in 2016
    Jan27

    Poroshenko: Ukraine’s Defense Complex Performed Efficiently in 2016

    Ukraine. OFFICIAL STATEMENT. …read more Source: World Affairs...

    Kleptocracy Weekly: January 27, 2017
    Jan27

    Kleptocracy Weekly: January 27, 2017

    Fueling Kleptocracy: Transparency in the Extractives Industry: Nate Sibley on how an imminent move to repeal a law requiring U.S. oil, gas, and mining firms to report payments to foreign governments would play into the hands of kleptocrats. Practicing and Prosecuting Foreign Corruption: Casey Michel talks to Steve Levine about the Foreign Corrupt...

    America’s Russian Problem
    Jan27

    America’s Russian Problem

    Russian-American relations over the past several years have taken on some of the most familiar aspects of the Cold War. The conventional wisdom is extremely one-side, concluding that Russian President Vladimir Putin is entirely responsible for the setback as a result of his actions in Georgia, Crimea, Ukraine and Syria, and that the Russian...

    Trump and Putin to Discuss Ukraine Sanctions
    Jan27

    Trump and Putin to Discuss Ukraine Sanctions

    Independent. UK. …read more Source: World Affairs...

    The Brief: Can the Ukrainian model solve the Brexit conundrum?
    Jan27

    The Brief: Can the Ukrainian model solve the Brexit conundrum?

    Britain is having a mid-life crisis and wants, after 40 years of marriage to the EU, to trade the bloc in for a younger model. …read more Source:...

    Goodbye Susan Rice, Hello National Security Options
    Jan27

    Goodbye Susan Rice, Hello National Security Options

    Doug Bandow National Security Adviser Susan Rice needs a long rest. She recently stated that she didn’t “have the luxury of focusing on” only three nations, as suggested by the Washington Post in an interview. After a reporter (presumably jokingly) asked about Canada, she replied that it was one of the few countries on the planet that she...

    Goodbye Susan Rice, Hello National Security Options
    Jan27

    Goodbye Susan Rice, Hello National Security Options

    Doug Bandow National Security Adviser Susan Rice needs a long rest. She recently stated that she didn’t “have the luxury of focusing on” only three nations, as suggested by the Washington Post in an interview. After a reporter (presumably jokingly) asked about Canada, she replied that it was one of the few countries on the planet that she...

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