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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Banking On Secrecy
    Apr21

    Banking On Secrecy

    ​Image: HypnoArt | CC0 1.0 KleptoCast 14: Casey Michel talks to Aaron Klein of the Brookings Institution about challenges to the United States’ outdated anti-money laundering regime. http://kleptocracyinitiative.org/inc/uploads/2017/04/14.-Know-Your-Customer-Aaron-Klein.mp3By Casey Michel For those following the world of offshore...

    A Divisive Anniversary
    Apr21

    A Divisive Anniversary

    Why Putin is shy about celebrating the centenary of the Russian revolution. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Kleptocracy Daily: April 21, 2017
    Apr21

    Kleptocracy Daily: April 21, 2017

    KI’s Executive Director Charles Davidson will be a panelist at a Hudson Institute event to discuss challenges and opportunities for U.S.-EU cooperation 4/25. Sign up or watch live. News Trump’s inaugural committee took $1 million from a Russian-American whose money the GOP rejected; The committee also took $1 million from Access...

    Floating Nuke Plant Nears Completion in St. Petersburg
    Apr21

    Floating Nuke Plant Nears Completion in St. Petersburg

    Ecologists say the city needs an emergency plan, just in case. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Chechen Leader Denies Reports of Gay Pogrom
    Apr21

    Chechen Leader Denies Reports of Gay Pogrom

    Novaya Gazeta newspaper fears retribution from local Muslims infuriated over attack on their honor and faith. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Donbas Trade Blockade Poses a Challenge to Ukrainian Authorities
    Apr21

    Donbas Trade Blockade Poses a Challenge to Ukrainian Authorities

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s ad-hoc decision to authorise the trade blockade of Russia-occupied parts of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions was taken to diminish the risk of political instability in the country. However, the blockade will not solve the problem of the lack of a coherent state policy towards that area and poses a...

    Russia reinstates darkest Soviet days by banning the Jehovah’s Witnesses
    Apr21

    Russia reinstates darkest Soviet days by banning the Jehovah’s Witnesses

    Russia’s Supreme Court has ignored the country’s Constitution and the decades of religious persecution under Soviet rule and banned the Jehovah’s Witnesses, labelling them ‘extremist’. It has thus placed over 170 thousand believers in the Russian Federation in danger of criminal prosecution for their faith. …read...

    Assessing Turkey’s Power in the Balkans
    Apr20

    Assessing Turkey’s Power in the Balkans

    Summary This report examines Turkey’s interests in the Balkans and the resources the country has at its disposal to pursue those interests. The report focuses on three main areas: economic relationships, investment and religious influence. We conclude that while Turkey has an interest in projecting power into the Balkans, its tools for...

    Friday essay: King, Queen and country – will Anzac thwart republicanism?
    Apr20

    Friday essay: King, Queen and country – will Anzac thwart republicanism?

    Queen Elizabeth II meets with Australian Defence Force personnel and veterans at the Australian War Memorial in 2011. Graham Tidy/AAPOn the morning of 16 February 1954, Charles Bean and his wife Effie drove along Canberra’s Anzac Parade towards the Australian War Memorial. As their official car approached the building, crowds of onlookers...

    New film on Armenian Genocide strikes the right balance
    Apr20

    New film on Armenian Genocide strikes the right balance

    Go see The Promise, a movie opening nationwide tomorrow. Hollywood has mostly ignored the Armenian genocide perpetrated by the Ottoman Turks during World War I, and subsequently pursued by the Turkish Republic. Continue Reading… Related posts:‘Who, after all, speaks today of the annihilation of the Armenians?’ Ukraine’s...

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