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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Turning From Flynn to the Russians
    Feb16

    Turning From Flynn to the Russians

    By George Friedman As you know, I have been dubious about the Michael Flynn affair. So let’s turn it around and assume that there was a major Russian intelligence operation underway intended to help elect and then control the president of the United States. This would certainly justify the angst in The New York Times, whereas the national...

    Ukraine: ICRC delegates monitor conditions of detention
    Feb16

    Ukraine: ICRC delegates monitor conditions of detention

    Video | Every two to three months, we visit people detained in relation to the conflict in eastern Ukraine, in prisons run by Ukrainian authorities. In this short video, our delegate Chyngyz Rayimbekov, discusses why we visit detainees and what we do during …read more Source: International Committee of the Red...

    Protecting Eastern European Journalists, Before It’s Too Late
    Feb16

    Protecting Eastern European Journalists, Before It’s Too Late

    More than half a year after the death of journalist Pavel Sheremet, his colleagues are frustrated about the apparent lack of progress in finding his killers. From Hromadske. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Tread Carefully with the New US Administration
    Feb16

    Tread Carefully with the New US Administration

    Donald Trump by Michael Vadon, September 13 2016, Aston PA, via FlickrBESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 414, February 16, 2017 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The new US administration is far more sympathetic to Israel than was its predecessor, but we must avoid taking steps from which there is no return. The Middle East is not Washington’s sole focus...

    Support in Russia for bloody dictator Joseph Stalin at record high
    Feb16

    Support in Russia for bloody dictator Joseph Stalin at record high

    The latest Levada Centre survey has found a record number of Russian citizens with a positive attitude to murderous Soviet tyrant Joseph Stalin. If in 2001, soon after Vladimir Putin first became President, the majority of Russians were still negative in their assessment, in January 2017 46% viewed him “with admiration, respect, or liking”...

    Ukraine seeks extradition of aviation enthusiast sentenced by Russia for ‘spying’
    Feb16

    Ukraine seeks extradition of aviation enthusiast sentenced by Russia for ‘spying’

    Ukraine has initiated the extradition proceedings which could get Valentin Vyhivsky returned to Ukraine well over two years after he was seized by armed paramilitaries in Russian-occupied Crimea, held in Russia incommunicado for 8 months and then sentenced in a closed Russian court to 11 years’ imprisonment for alleged spying. …read...

    Can the United Nations adapt to Donald Trump?
    Feb16

    Can the United Nations adapt to Donald Trump?

    On January 1, 2017, Antonio Guterres began his five-year term as United Nations Secretary-General; 19 days later, Donald Trump began his own term as President of the United States. Guterres got off to a smooth start – professional and low-key, almost invisible in the media. The beginning of Trump’s term has been dogged by scandal, making...

    The Human Factor is Boosting Ukraine’s Promising IT Export Sector
    Feb15

    The Human Factor is Boosting Ukraine’s Promising IT Export Sector

    Ukraine’s export IT segment showed an increase of 15 per cent in 2016, and continued to occupy the third place, by volume of total country exports, after agriculture and metallurgy. While we are speaking about the rates of growth, there are very solid grounds to expect that this positive tendency will be maintained and will grow to an...

    The Human Factor is Boosting Ukraine’s Promising IT Export Sector
    Feb15

    The Human Factor is Boosting Ukraine’s Promising IT Export Sector

    Ukraine’s export IT segment showed an increase of 15 per cent in 2016, and continued to occupy the third place, by volume of total country exports, after agriculture and metallurgy. While we are speaking about the rates of growth, there are very solid grounds to expect that this positive tendency will be maintained and will grow to an...

    European Volatility Makes Economic Development Slower for Ukraine
    Feb15

    European Volatility Makes Economic Development Slower for Ukraine

    In the current geostrategic environment, it is impossible to divorce political development from economic development. The prospects for the global economy and, by implication, for individual economies are intricately driven by significantly changing and unpredictable geopolitical trends. The main effect of these developments is a rise in...

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