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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    December 30th, 2016
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    December 30th, 2016

    CHINA Top Brass in China’s Ruling Communist Party Pledge Their Loyalty to Xi Jinping Jun Mai, BUSINESS INSIDER The ruling Communist Party’s two dozen top brass made a face-to-face pledge of political loyalty to Communist Party leader Xi Jinping, one month into the official preparations for a major power transition next year. In a...

    Russian historian of Soviet terror arrested on chillingly cynical charges
    Dec30

    Russian historian of Soviet terror arrested on chillingly cynical charges

    Yury Dmitriev has devoted the last 30 years to ensuring that the history of the Soviet Terror is known, and the unmarked graves of countless victims honoured. Judging by the harassment preceding his arrest, this has made him enemies, and there are strong grounds for concern over the criminal proceedings initiated against him. …read more...

    Is Russia Really ‘Winning’?
    Dec29

    Is Russia Really ‘Winning’?

    Emma Ashford On last Friday, Vladimir Putin held his annual press conference, capping what many have described as an extremely successful year for the Russian president. Indeed, if you’re a regular consumer of today’s media, you could be forgiven for believing that Russia has supplanted the United States in the Middle East, that...

    December 29th, 2016
    Dec29

    December 29th, 2016

    CHINA Rights Website Founder Formally Arrested for Subversion in China’s HubeiRADIO FREE ASIA Authorities in the central Chinese province of Hubei have formally arrested Liu Feiyue, the founder of the Civil Rights and Livelihood Watch website, on subversion charges, fellow activists and relatives told RFA on Wednesday. Liu was detained on...

    Ukraine: 2016 international arbitration year in review
    Dec29

    Ukraine: 2016 international arbitration year in review

    2016 turned to be extremely eventful yet quite exhaustive for the international arbitration community in Ukraine. The rapidly changing arbitration environment and recent developments in international arbitration arena leave no other option than to adapt oneself and break through. But would the inner powers of international arbitration in Ukraine...

    Germany plans creation of ’center of defense’ against fake news, report says
    Dec29

    Germany plans creation of ’center of defense’ against fake news, report says

    Germany’s government plans to create a center to fight “disinformation” online ahead of next year’s elections, a media report has said. The move comes amid reports that fake news influenced the US election. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Forgotten ‘Crimean saboteur’ prisoner defended Ukraine during Russian invasion
    Dec29

    Forgotten ‘Crimean saboteur’ prisoner defended Ukraine during Russian invasion

    Back in 2014 Crimean Tatar Redvan Suleimanov was among the Ukrainian who held out for over 20 days, refusing to abandon a Ukrainian military unit surrounded by Russian soldiers. Two years later he is in FSB detention, part of a grotesque attempt to accuse Ukraine of ‘sabotage’ and ‘incursions’ on its own territory . …read more...

    Kremlin’s Donbas Proxies Use Russian FSB Tactics Against Luhansk Bloggers
    Dec29

    Kremlin’s Donbas Proxies Use Russian FSB Tactics Against Luhansk Bloggers

    The so-called ‘Luhansk people’s republic’ is now holding two Luhansk bloggers – Edward Nedlyaev and Hennady Benitsky prisoner, accusing them of ‘extremism’ …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Rosneft Privatization: Reality or Fraud?
    Dec28

    Rosneft Privatization: Reality or Fraud?

    Economy On December 7, the Russian official news agency TASS reported that press secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said that 19.5% shares of Rosneft had been sold to “a consortium of Glencore and Qatar’s sovereign fund.” Sechin claimed: “This amounts to over 1 trillion rubles, which will come to the budget, including 10.5...

    The Soviet Union and Russia: Tragedy and Farce
    Dec28

    The Soviet Union and Russia: Tragedy and Farce

    By George Friedman This week marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Soviet Union. Its collapse was inconceivable at the time. The Soviet Union loomed as a stone colossus astride the world, the equal of the United States, and in the minds of some, its superior. In fact, it was built on a base of sand, held together during its hardest times...

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