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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Ease of Tax Compliance: Bulgaria Leads the Way in Emerging Europe, Croatia Brings Up the Rear
    May02

    Ease of Tax Compliance: Bulgaria Leads the Way in Emerging Europe, Croatia Brings Up the Rear

    A new report from the TMF Group, a global provider of high-value business services to clients operating and investing globally, has revealed that Bulgaria offers businesses the most simple financial reporting rules in emerging Europe. Of 94 jurisdictions ranked in order of complexity, Bulgaria comes in at 65th, two places ahead of Georgia in...

    Bulgaria Could Be A Positive Example for the Region
    May02

    Bulgaria Could Be A Positive Example for the Region

    Bulgaria became a member of the EU in 2007, a year before the start of the Great Recession. Despite this unfortunate timing, the country has benefited significantly from EU membership – its GDP per capita has reached around 50 per cent of the EU average (from 25 per cent in 2000), and its economy has weathered the global downturn relatively well....

    UK Brexit minister open to Ukraine-style EU association
    May02

    UK Brexit minister open to Ukraine-style EU association

    Brexit minister David Davis said Tuesday (1 May) he has “no intrinsic objection” to the idea of an association deal between Britain and the European Union similar to one the bloc has with Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    The day Russia lost Odesa and launched a lethal propaganda lie used to kill in Donbas
    May02

    The day Russia lost Odesa and launched a lethal propaganda lie used to kill in Donbas

    Those who find only humour in the mention by Donald Trump’s adviser of a ‘Bowling Green Massacre’ that never happened should think again. It is dangerously easy to then convince people it did happen, and there is nothing funny about stories of an invented ‘massacre’ used to send young men to die or to kill others. That is...

    Ukrainian Finance Minister Optimistic About Economic Future
    May02

    Ukrainian Finance Minister Optimistic About Economic Future

    Despite past difficulties, Ukraine’s track record of economic reforms appears to have set the country in the right direction, according to Oleksandr Danylyuk, finance minister of Ukraine. Speaking at the Atlantic Council on April 17, Danylyuk struck an optimistic tone about the coming years in Ukraine as he addressed the economic reforms...

    Ukraine’s Democracy Is Approaching ‘Make Or Break’ — And The West Is Missing In Action
    May01

    Ukraine’s Democracy Is Approaching ‘Make Or Break’ — And The West Is Missing In Action

    Image credit: istockFeaturedvia The Washington PostRussian President Vladimir Putin is waging a global ideological war against Western liberal, democratic values. It has been underway for many years, and it extends from his own immediate neighborhood to Western Europe and, of course, the United States, where he intervened in the U.S. presidential...

    Watch List: May 1, 2018
    May01

    Watch List: May 1, 2018

    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...

    Russia Launches First Floating Nuclear Plant
    May01

    Russia Launches First Floating Nuclear Plant

    Intended to power a remote Arctic port, vessel sets off amid concern from Baltic countries, environmentalists. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Ukraine: Is Russia Planning A New Invasion?
    May01

    Ukraine: Is Russia Planning A New Invasion?

    Russia’s aggression into Ukraine came in direct violation of its obligations under the 1994 Budapest Memorandum. “After four years of war, Russia has at least 260,000 troops deployed along the Ukrainian border” ready to advance… — Oleksandr Turchynov, …read more Source: Gatestone...

    Dangerously ill Political Prisoner Moved to Medical Ward. Torture in Crimean Prison Continues
    May01

    Dangerously ill Political Prisoner Moved to Medical Ward. Torture in Crimean Prison Continues

    The immediate danger to Uzeir Abdullaev’s life has hopefully been averted. After concerted efforts in Crimea and publicity beyond, the prison authorities have moved him to a medical unit where he should finally receive adequate treatment for severe blood poisoning. His is only one case of several involving political prisoners whose...

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