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    Defence denied Crimean Tatar leader on trial for saying Russia must leave Crimea
    Feb15

    Defence denied Crimean Tatar leader on trial for saying Russia must leave Crimea

    In a move as unexpected as it is lawless, Crimean Tatar leader Ilmi Umerov has been deprived of his defence lawyer Nikolai Polozov. The Crimean Supreme Court under Russian occupation rejected Polozov’s appeal against a ruling allowing Polozov to be interrogated as a ‘witness’ in Umerov’s case. A …read more Source: Kharkiv...

    Reflection: Sebastian Gorka – Medieval or Modern?
    Feb14

    Reflection: Sebastian Gorka – Medieval or Modern?

    Photo by Sebastian Gorka via Wikipedia‘s Wikimedia Commons. Three factors led to Russia’s defeat and any outside actor will have to deal with these factors should they wish to drastically change the Afghan reality in a lasting way. To change Afghanistan, an outside power must do the following: install a national leader who is a Pashtun but...

    Past Troubles Belie the Opportunities for Investment
    Feb14

    Past Troubles Belie the Opportunities for Investment

    Entirely by chance, in 2006, I ended up controlling a small bank in Lviv, Ukraine, and I have been doing it ever since. I must admit, a lot has happened in the last decade. First, it was a story of optimism, following the 2004 Orange Revolution but after the financial crisis in 2008-2009, it has mostly been a tale of damage control and survival....

    Natalie Jaresko dicusses her time as Finance Minister of Ukraine with Harvard’s Future of Diplomacy Project
    Feb14

    Natalie Jaresko dicusses her time as Finance Minister of Ukraine with Harvard’s Future of Diplomacy Project

    Dec 21, 2016Natalie Jaresko (MPP ’89), former Finance Minister of Ukraine, returned to Harvard on October 31st, 2016 to take part in the Future of Diplomacy Project’s international speaker series. In a public seminar moderated by Faculty Director Nicholas Burns, Jaresko, who currently serves as chairwoman of the Aspen Institute Kyiv,...

    The UK’s Brexit bill: could EU assets partially offset liabilities?
    Feb14

    The UK’s Brexit bill: could EU assets partially offset liabilities?

    The ‘Brexit bill’ is an expected payment by the United Kingdom to settle its financial commitments upon leaving the EU. Since the bill will be important in the Brexit negotiations, the matter is starting to be widely discussed. The European Commission has not yet made any official announcement about the Brexit bill. But in the meantime,...

    Russia’s euphoria about Donald Trump already fading
    Feb14

    Russia’s euphoria about Donald Trump already fading

    Russia’s euphoria about Donald Trump already fadingLess than one month since Donald Trump’s inauguration, Moscow has already become less delusional about the odds of improving relations with Washington. It’s now time to prepare for realityLess than one month since Donald Trump’s inauguration, Moscow has already become less...

    Russia’s euphoria about Donald Trump already fading
    Feb14

    Russia’s euphoria about Donald Trump already fading

    Russia’s euphoria about Donald Trump already fadingLess than one month since Donald Trump’s inauguration, Moscow has already become less delusional about the odds of improving relations with Washington. It’s now time to prepare for realityLess than one month since Donald Trump’s inauguration, Moscow has already become less...

    A brief description of KHPG strategic litigations in 2016
    Feb14

    A brief description of KHPG strategic litigations in 2016

    …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group

    February 14th, 2017
    Feb14

    February 14th, 2017

    CHINA Foreign Passports Offer Little Protection for China’s Elite Ben Bland, FINANCIAL TIMES Like many wealthy Chinese businesspeople seeking an insurance policy against their capricious if often profitable political system, Xiao Jianhua acquired foreign citizenship. But if the billionaire investor thought that having Canadian citizenship...

    Russia and China: A Strange Case of Convergence
    Feb14

    Russia and China: A Strange Case of Convergence

    Russia / World After every meeting between Chinese president Xi Jinping and Russian president Vladimir Putin, the two sides issue warm statements and stress their growing cooperation. Especially since the war in Ukraine began in 2014, Russia has tacked ever closer to China, shedding some of its traditional fear of its southern neighbor and...

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