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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Economic Recovery in Belarus Accelerates
    Apr20

    Economic Recovery in Belarus Accelerates

    The speed of economic recovery in Belarus has accelerated in early 2018, but the foundations for solid growth need to be strengthened, says the latest World Bank Economic Update on Belarus. The economic outlook remains challenging due to external financing needs and unaddressed domestic structural bottlenecks. Improved household consumption and...

    Why Ukraine’s Anti-Corruption Drive Is Failing
    Apr20

    Why Ukraine’s Anti-Corruption Drive Is Failing

    After the victory of the Euromaidan, the demand for combating corruption drastically increased, and new institutions were established to fight high-level corruption. However, there is an ongoing conflict between two of the newly established agencies that greatly diminishes their ability to fight corruption …read more Source: Kharkiv Human...

    Four violent deaths in Crimean prison where Russia is holding political prisoners
    Apr20

    Four violent deaths in Crimean prison where Russia is holding political prisoners

    As of 19 April, there have been four unnatural deaths in the Simferopol SIZO [remand prison] in Russian-occupied Crimea. This SIZO has become notorious over the past four years for the ever-increasing number of political prisoners held there in appalling conditions, …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Murder trial but no probe into police behaviour during anti-Roma pogrom in Loshchynivka
    Apr20

    Murder trial but no probe into police behaviour during anti-Roma pogrom in Loshchynivka

    Objections have been quashed against holding the high-profile trial of a young man accused of the rape and murder of a child behind closed doors. The trial is of public interest because of the anti-Roma pogrom which followed it, and because there are grounds for believing that the defendant is innocent. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human...

    Azeri-Dutch Journalist Dodges Baku’s Extradition Bid
    Apr20

    Azeri-Dutch Journalist Dodges Baku’s Extradition Bid

    Ukraine decides against sending reporter back to Azerbaijan, where he faces charges similar to those thrown at other regime critics. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    A Likely Story: Russia Urges Foreign-Based Students to Come Home

    Government agency launches program aimed at students in Britain and other “unfriendly countries.” …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Washington Puts the Macron Method to the Test
    Apr19

    Washington Puts the Macron Method to the Test

    Transatlantic TakeThere’s No Moving Trump WASHINGTON, DC — One of the most consequential developments in U.S. security policy in the last eight years is the growing strength of the security partnership between Washington and Paris. This may seem surprising. After all, it was not that long ago ­the U.S.–France relationship was characterized...

    Watch List: April 19, 2018
    Apr19

    Watch List: April 19, 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...

    I run ‘facial recognition’ on buildings to unlock architectural secrets
    Apr19

    I run ‘facial recognition’ on buildings to unlock architectural secrets

    Is this a face or a building? David W, CC BYAbout a decade ago, a modest update to Apple’s iPhoto software showed me a new way to study architectural history. The February 2009 update added facial recognition, allowing users to tag friends and loved ones in their photos. After a few faces were tagged, the software would begin to offer...

    Russia flouts Hague Court order to reinstate the Crimean Tatar Mejlis and education in Ukrainian in occupied Crimea
    Apr19

    Russia flouts Hague Court order to reinstate the Crimean Tatar Mejlis and education in Ukrainian in occupied Crimea

    It is exactly a year since the UN’s International Court of Justice ordered Russia to withdraw its extraordinary ban of the Mejlis, or self-governing body of the Crimean Tatar people, and to ensure education in Ukrainian in occupied Crimea. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

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