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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Daesh: What Happens Next?
    May24

    Daesh: What Happens Next?

    As the battle for Mosul rages on and Daesh is put under increasing pressure in other parts of Iraq and Syria, how will the threat from the group evolve? Will Daesh end up following the path of Al-Qa’ida, with regional affiliates becoming more prominent? Download the article (PDF)As Daesh loses ground in the Levant, Al-Qa’ida is...

    The (New) State of Alania
    May24

    The (New) State of Alania

    A recent referendum renaming South Ossetia opened up the age-old topic about Alanian history and heritage in the Caucasus. From JAMnews. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    NATO looks healthier than expected – but trouble is brewing
    May24

    NATO looks healthier than expected – but trouble is brewing

    So far, 2017 has been a good year for NATO. Donald Trump, who infamously wrote off the alliance as “obsolete” during his election campaign, reversed gear in April, praising it as a “bulwark of international peace and security”. The new French president, Emmanuel Macron, has promised that France will “honour its commitment to alliances”. And the...

    Slovakia: NATO Exit Idea Gains Momentum
    May24

    Slovakia: NATO Exit Idea Gains Momentum

    Montenegro is to be officially admitted into the North Atlantic Treaty Organization on June 5. The Montenegrin parliament has approved becoming NATO 29th member country amid a certain degree of popular rejection shared by most of the political opposition, who demanded a public referendum in order to ratify its membership of the military...

    Congress Should ‘Phone a Friend’ When Sanctioning Russia
    May24

    Congress Should ‘Phone a Friend’ When Sanctioning Russia

    Discussion of additional U.S. sanctions on Russia for its interference in the 2016 presidential election and general bad behavior is heating up in Congress, but lawmakers should coordinate with our allies before acting. The Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs held hearings in March and April to assess options for further...

    Dozens Detained in Raids on Ukrainian Tax Offices
    May24

    Dozens Detained in Raids on Ukrainian Tax Offices

    Corruption crackdowns have tended to fizzle out in Ukraine. Will this one be any different? …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    The CSTO in 2017 and how Russia exploits its allies
    May24

    The CSTO in 2017 and how Russia exploits its allies

    Security A high profile appointment in April this year passed by largely unnoticed: the Collective Security Treaty Organization — the CSTO — appointed a new Secretary General. Now heading up the organization is a former Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Armenia, Colonel-General Yuri Khachaturov. The Secretary-General’s...

    Prominent Russian Director Questioned in Fraud Case
    May24

    Prominent Russian Director Questioned in Fraud Case

    Cultural luminaries rise in defense of Kirill Serebrennikov following searches of his home and Moscow’s Gogol Center theater. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    What did the guests of Eurovision 2017 see in Ukraine? Opinion poll results
    May24

    What did the guests of Eurovision 2017 see in Ukraine? Opinion poll results

    The survey was commissioned by the IWP and conducted by GfK Ukraine among the foreign visitors of Eurovision Song Contest 2017. …read more Source: Institute of World...

    Ukraine crisis: Too many families still searching for missing loved ones
    May24

    Ukraine crisis: Too many families still searching for missing loved ones

    News release | Kiev (ICRC) – Three years after the start of the conflict in eastern Ukraine, several thousand people are still missing, although the exact number is not known. …read more Source: International Committee of the Red...

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