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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    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...

    Russian media twist Bellingcat study to find Ukrainian Buk in Donbas before MH17
    Apr10

    Russian media twist Bellingcat study to find Ukrainian Buk in Donbas before MH17

    Incredibly, some Ukrainian websites have copy-pasted Russian propaganda media, including a website closely linked with the defence ministry, which deliberately distorted the findings of a new Bellingcat investigation …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Another Dangerous Rush to Judgment in Syria
    Apr10

    Another Dangerous Rush to Judgment in Syria

    With the latest hasty judgment about Tuesday’s poison-gas deaths in a rebel-held area of northern Syria, the mainstream U.S. news media once more reveals itself to be a threat to responsible journalism and to the future of humanity. Again, we see the troubling pattern of verdict first, investigation later, even when that behavior can lead...

    Sanktionen als Dauerzustand?
    Apr10

    Sanktionen als Dauerzustand?

    Sanktionen scheinen zum Dauerzustand in den Beziehungen zwischen der EU und Russland geworden zu sein. Sie haben zur Eindämmung des Krieges im Donbas beigetragen, sind aber nicht geeignet, die Rückgabe der Krim an die Ukraine und die Umsetzung der Minsker Vereinbarungen zu erzwingen. Der EU-Sanktionskonsens ist 2017 weniger stabil als zuvor....

    European Parliament approves visa liberalization for Ukraine
    Apr10

    European Parliament approves visa liberalization for Ukraine

    It’s finally happened! The European Parliament on April 6 voted to lift visa requirements for Ukrainians wishing to travel to anywhere in the Schengen zone. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    2 Crimean Tatars on trial for a pre-annexation pro-Ukraine rally released under house arrest
    Apr10

    2 Crimean Tatars on trial for a pre-annexation pro-Ukraine rally released under house arrest

    Ali Asanov and Mustafa Degermendzhy are home with their families after almost two years in custody. Both are under house arrest and their surreal trial is continuing, but at least they have been freed from custody. Russia is continuing to hold Crimean Tatar Mejlis leader Akhtem Chiygoz in custody and prevent him from even attending his own trial...

    FTAC: Reprise: How ISIL Serves Moscow, Damascus, and Tehran
    Apr10

    FTAC: Reprise: How ISIL Serves Moscow, Damascus, and Tehran

    Again: Assad (w/ Putin and Khamenei looking on) incubated ISIL as a tool with several interesting functions: –A “jihadi” trap that has drawn thousands of fighters to itself, including from Chechnya, to serve as a “Kill Zone” for the type. Not a bad idea, eh? –However: the same ploy turns out for bribing the west — “Assad OR The Terrorists” in...

    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...

    FTAC: Syria – “Expect ‘Mission Creep’”
    Apr10

    FTAC: Syria – “Expect ‘Mission Creep’”

    Posted to YouTube by The New York Times, April 7, 2017. Comment: The public presentation of conflict may attempt to keep separate Syria, Ukraine, Russia, and Iran, but I don’t think the Kremlin (this is a good comment for Kremlin Watch) has an “Off” button in association with the defense of the autocratic feudal past that each dictatorship...

    The Next Phase of U.S.–EU Energy Cooperation
    Apr10

    The Next Phase of U.S.–EU Energy Cooperation

    Transatlantic TakeThe G7 Energy Ministers meeting taking place in Rome today provides a useful reminder of the importance of transatlantic cooperation on energy, a collaboration that has been of strong benefit to both sides for many years. From the creation of the International Energy Agency (IEA) in 1974, following the Arab oil embargo, to the...

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