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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    The Forgotten Famine of 1946-1948
    Apr11

    The Forgotten Famine of 1946-1948

    The Soviet Union emerged from the world’s bloodiest conflict victorious, but at great cost. Twenty million Soviet citizens died during World War II, including 35 percent of men between 18 and 30. More than 20 percent of the population was homeless. And the material damage done by the war was on the order of 20 times the entire prewar annual...

    FTAC: Moscow, Islamic Terrorism –> Reactionary Politics
    Apr11

    FTAC: Moscow, Islamic Terrorism –> Reactionary Politics

    Old message on this message but perhaps new distillation. The prompt for conversation was a Henry Farrell piece appearing in The Washington Post: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2017/04/10/hungarys-government-wants-to-shut-down-its-most-prominent-university-that-may-be-backfiring/ — Lines of compatible feudal power: Putin –>...

    April 11th, 2017
    Apr11

    April 11th, 2017

    CHINA China Bars Wife of Detained Taiwanese Activist from Visiting Gerry Shih and Johnson Lai, WASHINGTON TIMES The wife of a Taiwanese pro-democracy activist detained in China said Monday that she was prevented from flying to the mainland to seek a visit with her husband, whose case has inflamed tensions between the sides that have already sunk...

    Russia Puts Squeeze on Soccer Hooligans
    Apr11

    Russia Puts Squeeze on Soccer Hooligans

    Authorities are cracking down on hardcore fans weeks before a curtain-raiser to the 2018 World Cup. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Putin Assures South Ossetia of Full Support
    Apr11

    Putin Assures South Ossetia of Full Support

    The new leader of the South Caucasus breakaway state gets the only endorsement that matters. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Why Did Putin Get Stuck in Eastern Ukraine?
    Apr11

    Why Did Putin Get Stuck in Eastern Ukraine?

    Russia’s hybrid war against Ukraine is now entering its fourth year, but there was a time when few expected it to last even four weeks. The virtually bloodless seizure of Crimea, which fell to Russian troops in early 2014 without a fight, led most observers to conclude that Ukraine was effectively defenseless and at Moscow’s mercy...

    Russia breaches international law forcing Crimeans to serve in occupying army
    Apr11

    Russia breaches international law forcing Crimeans to serve in occupying army

    Nearly 5 thousand young Crimeans are to be conscripted into Russia’s army in 2017, with Russia thus openly flouting the UN General Assembly and the Fourth Geneva Convention. For the first time since Russia invaded and annexed Crimea, Crimeans will be sent to regions of the Russian Federation …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights...

    Kremlin-backed Donbas militants accuse Ukraine and USA of ‘terrorist’ killings
    Apr11

    Kremlin-backed Donbas militants accuse Ukraine and USA of ‘terrorist’ killings

    The self-proclaimed ‘Donetsk people’s republic’ [DPR] and Russian media have given wide coverage to militant claims that the head of Ukraine’s counter-intelligence service was behind the killing of prominent militants, with US involvement also stressed …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    There are Red Lines and There are Red Lines: Trump’s Cheap Shot on Syria
    Apr11

    There are Red Lines and There are Red Lines: Trump’s Cheap Shot on Syria

    The US cruise missile attack on Syria last week may have boosted President Trump’s weak standing at home and deflected pressure on him over questionable links between his campaign team and Russia. But it fails on more serious criteria of legality and morality. In justifying his decision last week to launch a strike against a Syrian...

    Moldovan, Ukrainian Authorities Say Murder Plot Targeted Moldovan Politician
    Apr10

    Moldovan, Ukrainian Authorities Say Murder Plot Targeted Moldovan Politician

    Seventeen people, including two connected to the separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine, were detained for allegedly planning to kill Vladimir Plahotniuc. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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