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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    November 28th, 2017
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    November 28th, 2017

    CHINA Beijing Hinders Free Speech in America Wang Dan, NYT I spent nearly seven years in a Chinese prison for being a leader of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests. I was freed in 1998, and the Chinese government let me leave the country. I chose to go to the United States, where I could freely speak my mind without fear of being thrown in prison....

    Belarus Refinery Boss Upbeat Despite Challenges
    Nov30

    Belarus Refinery Boss Upbeat Despite Challenges

    The most important oil refinery in Belarus, Naftan, is currently struggling with increasing oil prices and decreasing wages, while the whole country has been affected by the economic crisis, and protests against an unpopular new tax are on the increase. “In 2017, as compared to 2016, we saw a general improvement of the spread between world price...

    Poroshenko accused of following in Yanukovych’s tracks over retrograde law
    Nov30

    Poroshenko accused of following in Yanukovych’s tracks over retrograde law

    A law recently passed and signed by the President in blitzkrieg fashion strips the heads and deputy heads of local state administrations of their civil servant status, with this removing any requirements for their appointment on a competitive basis, and restrictions on political party affiliation. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights...

    Germany: Keeping an Eye on the Balkans
    Nov30

    Germany: Keeping an Eye on the Balkans

    By Antonia Colibasanu Germany’s foreign intelligence agency is increasingly turning its attention to the Balkans, according to a report by German newspaper Berliner Zeitung. The agency, the BND, has not confirmed the story, but the media rarely report on the BND’s work. That they did in this case could indicate that the agency wants...

    Beyond Zapad 2017: Russia’s Destabilizing Approach to Military Exercises
    Nov30

    Beyond Zapad 2017: Russia’s Destabilizing Approach to Military Exercises

    The world can be relieved that Russia did not use this fall’s Zapad 2017 military exercise as a pretext for aggression or to permanently base troops in Belarus, as many analysts feared before the event. Much has been written about the exercise, most of it focusing on competing claims regarding its size and purpose. What has received less...

    CERN quantum computing experiments and Ukrainian scientific co-authoring project to boost R&D effectiveness
    Nov30

    CERN quantum computing experiments and Ukrainian scientific co-authoring project to boost R&D effectiveness

    Last week a delegation of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) visited Kyiv. The former CERN Director Rolf-Dieter Heuer, the one who announced the winning discovery of the Higgs boson (the authors received a Nobel prize later), opened the CERN in Images exhibition in Ukraine. UkraineIS has obtained the high-resolution copies of...

    Beyond Zapad 2017: Russia’s Destabilizing Approach to Military Exercises
    Nov30

    Beyond Zapad 2017: Russia’s Destabilizing Approach to Military Exercises

    The world can be relieved that Russia did not use this fall’s Zapad 2017 military exercise as a pretext for aggression or to permanently base troops in Belarus, as many analysts feared before the event. Much has been written about the exercise, most of it focusing on competing claims regarding its size and purpose. What has received less...

    Kleptocracy Daily | November 29, 2017
    Nov30

    Kleptocracy Daily | November 29, 2017

    ​ Tomorrow: Senator Sheldon Whitehouse will speak at the launch of KI’s report on beneficial ownership, United States of Anonymity by Casey Michel. Read the report and join us at the Dirksen Senate Office Building from 9:30 a.m. The Russian billionaire next door: Putin ally Oleg Deripaska used a Delaware shell company to purchase a mansion...

    CERN quantum computing experiments and Ukrainian scientific co-authoring project to boost R&D effectiveness
    Nov30

    CERN quantum computing experiments and Ukrainian scientific co-authoring project to boost R&D effectiveness

    Last week a delegation of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) visited Kyiv. The former CERN Director Rolf-Dieter Heuer, the one who announced the winning discovery of the Higgs boson (the authors received a Nobel prize later), opened the CERN in Images exhibition in Ukraine. UkraineIS has obtained the high-resolution copies of...

    Kleptocracy Daily | November 29, 2017
    Nov30

    Kleptocracy Daily | November 29, 2017

    ​ Tomorrow: Senator Sheldon Whitehouse will speak at the launch of KI’s report on beneficial ownership, United States of Anonymity by Casey Michel. Read the report and join us at the Dirksen Senate Office Building from 9:30 a.m. The Russian billionaire next door: Putin ally Oleg Deripaska used a Delaware shell company to purchase a mansion...

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