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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    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...

    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...

    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”...

    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...

    Trump Caves on Flynn’s Resignation
    Feb15

    Trump Caves on Flynn’s Resignation

    The neocon-dominated U.S. foreign policy establishment won an important victory in forcing the resignation of President Trump’s National Security Advisor Michael Flynn over a flimsy complaint that he had talked to the Russian ambassador during the transition.The Washington Post, the neoconservatives’ media flagship, led the assault on...

    Introducing Trumpology
    Feb15

    Introducing Trumpology

    Flynn’s departure complicates the notion of a radical shift of U.S. policy on Russia, but how likely was that anyway? …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Identifying Khmuryi, the Major General Linked to the Downing of MH17
    Feb15

    Identifying Khmuryi, the Major General Linked to the Downing of MH17

    This article was collaboratively researched and written by the Bellingcat MH17 Investigation Team. On 18 July 2014, the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) published several tapped telephone conversations in relation to the July 17 downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 (MH17). Most of these conversations, recorded on the day of the downing, are...

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