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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    1 year on Sentsov & Kolchenko remain jailed & isolated, their persecutors untouched
    Aug26

    1 year on Sentsov & Kolchenko remain jailed & isolated, their persecutors untouched

    Civic activists have marked the first anniversary of the sentences passed on Crimean filmmaker Oleg Sentsov and civic activist Oleksandr Kolchenko by handing down their own verdicts on the Kremlin and the investigators, prosecutors and judges directly implicated in that show trial. Real liability, however, remains largely theoretical …read...

    Russian prosecutor demands long sentences for 4 Crimean Tatar political prisoners
    Aug26

    Russian prosecutor demands long sentences for 4 Crimean Tatar political prisoners

    The ‘trial’ is ending in Rostov [Russia] of four Crimean Muslims from Sevastopol, who are accused by the Russian occupiers of involvement in an organization which is legal in Ukraine. The prosecutor has demanded sentences of from 7 to 17 years. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Russia’s aggressive power is resurgent, online and off
    Aug26

    Russia’s aggressive power is resurgent, online and off

    Russia is flexing its cyberattack muscles. Glove with Russian-flag keyboard via shutterstock.comThe Bear is back. It’s happening on the ground in and around Ukraine, inside the virtual inboxes of the Democratic National Committee and at American news organizations. Russian cyberattacks are yielding eye-popping headlines warning not only of...

    Russia and the New World Disorder
    Aug25

    Russia and the New World Disorder

    Read a sample chapter: “Two Worlds” The Russian annexation of Crimea was one of the great strategic shocks of the past twenty-five years. For many in the West, Moscow’s actions in early 2014 marked the end of illusions about cooperation, and the return to geopolitical and ideological confrontation. Russia, for so long a peripheral presence,...

    NATO is an Institutional Dinosaur
    Aug25

    NATO is an Institutional Dinosaur

    Ted Galen Carpenter Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has managed to gain unprecedented attention for stating in his usual flamboyant fashion something that many respected foreign policy analysts have maintained for years: that the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is an obsolete security arrangement created in a vastly...

    Norway is Shutting The Door on The ‘Arctic Route’
    Aug25

    Norway is Shutting The Door on The ‘Arctic Route’

    The Scandinavian country comes under fire for plans to build a new fence to deter migrants on a border crossing with Russia. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    The Alternate Reality of Anders Fogh Rasmussen
    Aug25

    The Alternate Reality of Anders Fogh Rasmussen

    Reading through a recent interview with former NATO secretary general Anders Fogh Rasmussen, it becomes clear that his world is one in which US foreign policy has only ever made us all safer and the biggest risk we now face is diminished US power. The entire premise of his argument throughout the interview is that if the US steps back from...

    Ukraine: Forwards or Backwards? A Response to Thomas Theiner and James Brooke
    Aug25

    Ukraine: Forwards or Backwards? A Response to Thomas Theiner and James Brooke

    When driving a car, it is essential to look forward to assess changing road conditions, new obstacles, and new opportunities. Prudent drivers—and investors—regularly check the rear view mirrors, but their main focus is on the future. …read more Source: Atlantic...

    Does Ukraine Need an Anti-Corruption Court?
    Aug25

    Does Ukraine Need an Anti-Corruption Court?

    The recent scandal surrounding alleged payments made to Paul Manafort by the former Ukrainian government has again cast a spotlight on corruption in Ukraine. Whatever one thinks of the Manafort story, no one can dispute that Ukrainians are entitled to an honest government that does not steal from them. But how can Ukraine achieve this goal? And...

    Moldova Receives First Tranche of Romanian Loan
    Aug25

    Moldova Receives First Tranche of Romanian Loan

    Initially rejected last November, the loan comes after pivotal IMF deal, and coincides with Romanian Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos’ first visit to Chisinau. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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