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    Reframing Revolutions: Russia’s Centenary of 1917
    Mar09

    Reframing Revolutions: Russia’s Centenary of 1917

    Politics A leading Bolshevik historian once described history as “politics projected into the past.” Russian officials today seem to do their utmost to give these words of Mikhail Pokrovsky a ring of truth. When it comes to the Revolutions of 1917, however, projecting an historical interpretation that enforces the legitimacy of Vladimir...

    Watch List: March 9, 2017
    Mar09

    Watch List: March 9, 2017

    The items listed below represent potential emerging issues that our analysts are tracking. These can be long term or short term, but will be updated daily. If an item on our Watch List becomes critical, we will email you a full analysis explaining its significance. Each Saturday, we will follow up our daily Watch List for each week with our...

    Navalny on Medvedev – How That Other Half Do Live!
    Mar09

    Navalny on Medvedev – How That Other Half Do Live!

    Alexie Navalny Related in the news: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/feb/24/russias-conviction-of-opposition-leader-alexei-navalny-arbitrary-european-court-says – 2/24/2016. Dmitry Medvedev Related in the news: “Kremlin Critic Says Russian Premier, Dmitri Medvedev, Built Property Empire on Graft” –...

    Countering hybrid threats: EU-NATO cooperation [Policy Podcast]
    Mar09

    Countering hybrid threats: EU-NATO cooperation [Policy Podcast]

    Written by Patryk Pawlak, © luzitanija / Fotolia The concept of hybrid threat has gained traction in relation to Russia’s actions in Ukraine and the ISIL/Da’esh campaigns going far beyond Syria and Iraq. Faced with this constantly evolving challenge, the European Union and NATO have taken several steps to strengthen their respective...

    Ukraine wants and needs Western support, but will that help end the conflict?
    Mar09

    Ukraine wants and needs Western support, but will that help end the conflict?

    Following meetings on Ukraine last month in Europe, Canada announced this week it is extending military training in the country until March 2019. When Western defence ministers and heads of state had gathered in Munich last month for their annual security conference, the situation in Eastern Ukraine was among the topics of discussion, with...

    Kleptocracy Daily: March 9, 2017
    Mar09

    Kleptocracy Daily: March 9, 2017

    Hudson fellow Hannah Thoburn is quoted in Foreign Policy’s latest article examining the jailing of Ukraine’s top tax official. News A new European Parliament report lists the U.S. as a ‘leading’ financial secrecy haven. (Bloomberg) The Trump administration backs the broad reach of FCPA. (Global Anticorruption Blog) A Kiev-based...

    Ukraine’s Ex-Tax Chief Faces Embezzlement Charge
    Mar09

    Ukraine’s Ex-Tax Chief Faces Embezzlement Charge

    A successful prosecution would mark a breakthrough in the country’s drive against high-level graft. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Nasirov arrested: a blow against corruption in Ukraine
    Mar09

    Nasirov arrested: a blow against corruption in Ukraine

    Nasirov was accused of the unlawful restructuring of tax arrears from businesses belonging to Oleksandr Onyshchenko. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

    Kyiv: A City of Murals
    Mar09

    Kyiv: A City of Murals

    Will the Ukrainian capital become a new center of street art culture? …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Ukraine’s Got Less Than a Month to Clean Up Highest Court
    Mar09

    Ukraine’s Got Less Than a Month to Clean Up Highest Court

    Maidan is continuing with efforts to prevent yet another rejuggling of a reform-resistant status quo through the appointment of seriously compromised judges to the Supreme Court …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

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