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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Four violent deaths in Crimean prison where Russia is holding political prisoners
    Apr20

    Four violent deaths in Crimean prison where Russia is holding political prisoners

    As of 19 April, there have been four unnatural deaths in the Simferopol SIZO [remand prison] in Russian-occupied Crimea. This SIZO has become notorious over the past four years for the ever-increasing number of political prisoners held there in appalling conditions, …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Murder trial but no probe into police behaviour during anti-Roma pogrom in Loshchynivka
    Apr20

    Murder trial but no probe into police behaviour during anti-Roma pogrom in Loshchynivka

    Objections have been quashed against holding the high-profile trial of a young man accused of the rape and murder of a child behind closed doors. The trial is of public interest because of the anti-Roma pogrom which followed it, and because there are grounds for believing that the defendant is innocent. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human...

    Azeri-Dutch Journalist Dodges Baku’s Extradition Bid
    Apr20

    Azeri-Dutch Journalist Dodges Baku’s Extradition Bid

    Ukraine decides against sending reporter back to Azerbaijan, where he faces charges similar to those thrown at other regime critics. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    A Likely Story: Russia Urges Foreign-Based Students to Come Home

    Government agency launches program aimed at students in Britain and other “unfriendly countries.” …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Washington Puts the Macron Method to the Test
    Apr19

    Washington Puts the Macron Method to the Test

    Transatlantic TakeThere’s No Moving Trump WASHINGTON, DC — One of the most consequential developments in U.S. security policy in the last eight years is the growing strength of the security partnership between Washington and Paris. This may seem surprising. After all, it was not that long ago ­the U.S.–France relationship was characterized...

    Watch List: April 19, 2018
    Apr19

    Watch List: April 19, 2018

    The items listed below represent potential emerging issues that our analysts are tracking. These can be long term or short term, but will be updated daily. If an item on our Watch List becomes critical, we will email you a full analysis explaining its significance. Each Saturday, we will follow up our daily Watch List for each week with our...

    I run ‘facial recognition’ on buildings to unlock architectural secrets
    Apr19

    I run ‘facial recognition’ on buildings to unlock architectural secrets

    Is this a face or a building? David W, CC BYAbout a decade ago, a modest update to Apple’s iPhoto software showed me a new way to study architectural history. The February 2009 update added facial recognition, allowing users to tag friends and loved ones in their photos. After a few faces were tagged, the software would begin to offer...

    Russia flouts Hague Court order to reinstate the Crimean Tatar Mejlis and education in Ukrainian in occupied Crimea
    Apr19

    Russia flouts Hague Court order to reinstate the Crimean Tatar Mejlis and education in Ukrainian in occupied Crimea

    It is exactly a year since the UN’s International Court of Justice ordered Russia to withdraw its extraordinary ban of the Mejlis, or self-governing body of the Crimean Tatar people, and to ensure education in Ukrainian in occupied Crimea. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Crimean Tatar Mejlis leader: If Ukraine extradites Chechen refugee to Russia, I could be next
    Apr19

    Crimean Tatar Mejlis leader: If Ukraine extradites Chechen refugee to Russia, I could be next

    Yet another asylum-seeker facing torture and persecution if forcibly returned to the Russian Federation has had his application for refugee status rejected by Ukraine’s Migration Service. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Are identity politics emancipatory or regressive?
    Apr18

    Are identity politics emancipatory or regressive?

    If UKIP were pigeons, Clacton-on-Sea #Banksy. Duncan Hull/Flickr, CC BY-NDIdentity politics are a pervasive feature of the modern world. From caste-based politics in India to the rise of xenophobic Christian nationalism in Italy and Hungary, people are mobilising to defend perceived ethnic and religious group identities. The strength of identity...

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