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    November 11th, 2016
    Nov11

    November 11th, 2016

    CHINA Hong Kong Faces New Political TurmoilTHE ECONOMIST China’s rulers are beginning to view Hong Kong as yet another restive province with ungrateful subjects—a better-washed version of Tibet or Xinjiang. China does not appear to be mulling the use of its troops to crush unrest—that would be calamitous for business and the much-vaunted...

    No more pretending
    Nov11

    No more pretending

    The resignation of Odesa Oblast Governor Mikheil Saakashvili on Nov. 7 is the latest reason to dispel the illusion that President Petro Poroshenko is a reformer. KP: No more pretending …read more Source: The American Center for a European...

    THE BIGGEST ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE UKRAINIAN REFORMS
    Nov11

    THE BIGGEST ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE UKRAINIAN REFORMS

    Although Ukraine still has a long way on its path of reforms, there are already important accomplishments which should be noted. During 2014-2016 period, the number of the Armed Forces in Ukraine doubled and reached 250,000 soldiers. The weaponry was also significantly upgraded in order to restrain Russian invasion. RPR: THE BIGGEST ACHIEVEMENTS...

    In Ukraine, Not Even the Top Banker Trusts the Banks
    Nov11

    In Ukraine, Not Even the Top Banker Trusts the Banks

    Some politicians seem to have approached the declaration as a sort of amnesty, revealing everything they have earned from decades of crooked dealings, in an effort to come clean. The financial statements indicate an apparent lack of trust in the country’s financial institutions on the part of the leaders who run them. NYT: In Ukraine, […]...

    Mikheil Saakashvili quits as governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region
    Nov11

    Mikheil Saakashvili quits as governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region

    Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president who reinvented himself as governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region, resigned on Monday accusing Ukraine’s president Petro Poroshenko of stalling reforms and protecting criminal gangs. FT: Mikheil Saakashvili quits as governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region …read more Source: The...

    Policy Memo to the President of Ukraine on  the United States after 45th Presidential elections
    Nov11

    Policy Memo to the President of Ukraine on the United States after 45th Presidential elections

    IWP has developed 15 recommendations for the Ukrainian goverment in order to maintain its close relations with the US. The document was written by IWP analysts in the cooperation with former US Ambassadors to Ukraine John Herbst and Steven Pifer. …read more Source: Institute of World...

    Why I declared my wealth and made Ukraine’s elite follow suit
    Nov11

    Why I declared my wealth and made Ukraine’s elite follow suit

    Activists and journalists are already investigating the origins of cash and assets that have been declared by officials. This has shone a light on the highest levels of power and things will never be the same again. TG: Why I declared my wealth and made Ukraine’s elite follow suit …read more Source: The American Center for a European...

    WHY VLADIMIR PUTIN’S RUSSIA IS BACKING DONALD TRUMP
    Nov11

    WHY VLADIMIR PUTIN’S RUSSIA IS BACKING DONALD TRUMP

    Trump has been surrounded by advisers and associates with economic and familial links to Russia. The publicized connections and contacts between former campaign manager Paul Manafort with Ukraine have raised concerns. Some foreign officials fear that under a Trump presidency the United States would no longer stand with Western Europe in regard to...

    US Mission to the OSCE: Russia’s Ongoing Violations in Ukraine
    Nov11

    US Mission to the OSCE: Russia’s Ongoing Violations in Ukraine

    The ceasefire in Eastern Ukraine appears to be unraveling, and violence has reached peak levels not seen since August 2015, while there are ongoing concerns about human rights abuse and Russian military buildup in occupied Crimea …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Russia makes new ‘Crimean Saboteur’ Arrests’ with old Right Sector card as ‘proof’
    Nov11

    Russia makes new ‘Crimean Saboteur’ Arrests’ with old Right Sector card as ‘proof’

    Three more Ukrainians have been arrested in Russian-occupied Crimea accused of ‘sabotage’ for Ukrainian military intelligence, with the Russian media shown a ‘Right Sector business card’ that caused Internet mirth 2 years ago as ‘evidence’ …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

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