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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Moldovan President and Prime Minister Increasingly at Loggerheads
    Apr10

    Moldovan President and Prime Minister Increasingly at Loggerheads

    From a potential referendum, to membership in the Eurasian Economic Union and the relationship with the EU, Igor Dodon and Pavel Filip cannot find any common ground. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    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...

    Kleptocracy Weekly: 4/3-4/7
    Apr10

    Kleptocracy Weekly: 4/3-4/7

    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. ICYMI: Watch video of the 3/31 Brookings event, ‘One year after the Panama Papers: Progress on anonymous corporate ownership?’, which featured Senator Whitehouse, KI’s...

    Russia’s YouTube Generation
    Apr10

    Russia’s YouTube Generation

    Society On March 26th, a wave of anti-corruption protests swept across more than 90 Russian cities. One of the central themes was the active participation of people under 20, which many in Russia’s state media indulgently (and somewhat patronisingly) called ‘school kids’ (shkolota). Of course, it is hardly possible to calculate the...

    Kleptocracy Daily: April 7, 2017
    Apr10

    Kleptocracy Daily: April 7, 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 The FBI and federal immigration agents searched a hotel and two homes in California for evidence related to an alleged $50 million visa fraud scheme that gave green cards to...

    Russia in East Asia: Ambitions Fall Short of Reality
    Apr10

    Russia in East Asia: Ambitions Fall Short of Reality

    Russia / World Ever since the end of the Cold War, the idea of a dramatic turn to Asia has been a recurrent aim of Russia’s foreign policy. Russian politicians and commentators have emphasized the need to balance Russia’s external relations by taking a more active posture towards the East since the mid-1990s. Asia re-emerged once...

    Round-Up of Investment Arbitrations Against CIS States: Recent Developments
    Apr10

    Round-Up of Investment Arbitrations Against CIS States: Recent Developments

    In the December 2016 – March 2017 period, some major procedural developments occurred in several pending and concluded investment arbitrations against CIS states. In some of these pending disputes, arbitral tribunals have asserted jurisdiction over the investors’ claims, addressing noteworthy issues such as: provisional application of the...

    Emerging Europe: Happy Alike and Unhappy in Their Own Ways
    Apr10

    Emerging Europe: Happy Alike and Unhappy in Their Own Ways

    Inclusion and green growth are aspects that some emerging Europe countries have not really started taking seriously enough, so institutions like ours need to further increase support and to invest more in both aspects, says Sergei Guriev, chief economist at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). He spoke to Andrew Wrobel...

    Bomb the Usual Arabs
    Apr10

    Bomb the Usual Arabs

    It seems that every new US president has to prove his machismo…or make his bones, as wiseguys say…by bombing the usual Arabs. By now, it’s almost a rite of passage. The American public loves it.So we just saw the US launch 59 or 60 $1.5million apiece cruise missiles at a western Syrian airfield to express President Trump’s outrage...

    Russia turns to closed courts for political prisoners in occupied Crimea
    Apr10

    Russia turns to closed courts for political prisoners in occupied Crimea

    Courts in Russian-occupied Crimea have now begun banning relatives and friends from attending court hearings – the only chance many have of seeing the imprisoned men. Most incredibly, the FSB has now told a court that the men should remain in custody as they are recognized internationally as political prisoners! …read more Source: Kharkiv...

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