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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    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...

    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...

    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...

    See the New Ukraine and Benefit From the Best by Partnering or Investing in IT
    Apr10

    See the New Ukraine and Benefit From the Best by Partnering or Investing in IT

    Saying that Ukraine is an attractive but difficult market is nothing new. Situated in the heart of Europe, it is close, big and well-educated. It is cheap and abundant in resources, both natural and human. It is industrial, agricultural and hi-tech. However, at the same time it is unstable; it is corrupt; it has contradicting laws, unjust courts...

    How Can the West Combat the Global Democratic Recession?
    Apr10

    How Can the West Combat the Global Democratic Recession?

    Map of Eurasia by Regime Type (Source: Freedom House 2017 Nations in Transit Report) Earlier this month, Freedom House released its annual “Nations in Transit” (NIT) report,[1] which painted a disheartening picture for democracy in Eurasia. “Populists’ stunning electoral victories in Europe and the United States have shaken the post–Cold...

    Jehovah’s Witnesses Face Russian Ban
    Apr10

    Jehovah’s Witnesses Face Russian Ban

    Government argues that refusing blood transfusions is no less dangerous than advocating equal rights for homosexuals. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Conspiracy Theories & the St. Petersburg Metro Tragedy
    Apr10

    Conspiracy Theories & the St. Petersburg Metro Tragedy

    (Source: kremlin.ru) Everyone likes a good conspiracy. Conspiracies explain a complicated world.[1] …read more Source: Foreign Policy Research...

    Kleptocracy Daily: April 10, 2017
    Apr10

    Kleptocracy Daily: April 10, 2017

    KI will host Oleksander Danyliuk, Minister of Finance of Ukraine, for a discussion with Walter Russell Mead at Hudson Institute on April 19. Sign up or watch live. News There is new evidence that top executives at Shell knew money paid to the Nigerian government for a vast oil field would be passed to a convicted money-launderer. (BBC) The...

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