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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov sent to brutal prison north of the Arctic Circle
    Oct16

    Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov sent to brutal prison north of the Arctic Circle

    It seems very likely that the Kremlin’s most famous Ukrainian political prisoner, Oleg Sentsov, has been taken to the ‘White Bear’ Prison Colony ‘north of the Arctic Circle’. The place could not be more remote and unsuited for a Ukrainian accustomed to the warm climate of Crimea, and the prison has a reputation for brutality...

    49 Crimean Tatars detained for legal pickets demanding an end to persecution
    Oct15

    49 Crimean Tatars detained for legal pickets demanding an end to persecution

    Crimean Tatars have reacted to the new arrests on ‘terrorism’ charges of civic activists in Russian-occupied Crimea by holding single-person pickets with placards reading: “Crimean Tatars are not terrorists. Give children their fathers back” and “Fabricating criminal cases – it’s this that’s TERROR”. . …read more Source:...

    The Kurdish Question Part Two: Regional relationships and implications.
    Oct14

    The Kurdish Question Part Two: Regional relationships and implications.

    Kurdish territories in Syria and Iraq have expanded dramatically as a consequence of wars forced upon the Kurds and they have demonstrated a knack for both political representation and the participation of women in political and military affairs. This is a far cry from their status under the Syria of Hafez al-Assad, where they were barely...

    Watch List Findings: Oct. 14, 2017
    Oct14

    Watch List Findings: Oct. 14, 2017

    What follows are the preliminary findings for issues identified in the daily Watch Lists this week. We are only sending findings that we regard as significant or potentially significant to keep this list manageable. We have findings for all the Watch List items. Should you be interested in findings not listed here, please contact us and we will...

    Kleptocracy Daily: October 13, 2017
    Oct13

    Kleptocracy Daily: October 13, 2017

    ​ UK: London kleptocracy tours continue to highlight the dark side of globalization, writes Emanuele Midolo. (Property Week) Russia: Mark Galeotti, Lilia Shevtsova, Vladislav Inozemtsev, and KI Advisory Council member Hannah Thoburn explain how kleptocracy informs the Kremlin’s foreign policy. (NED) Senators McCain and Cardin chastised the...

    The world’s first CosmoHack: space projects, high technologies and art
    Oct13

    The world’s first CosmoHack: space projects, high technologies and art

    On October 4-5 Space and Future Forum continued at KPI University and Kyiv Planetarium. The world’s first CosmoHack started at Sikorsky Challenge premises where young enthusiasts worked in Teams of the Future on research and applied project proposals. Within the framework of the Forum, the Beginning of the Space Era Round Table was held in...

    Ukraine’s SBU detain Crimean activists “in Russian FSB style”
    Oct13

    Ukraine’s SBU detain Crimean activists “in Russian FSB style”

    Civic activists have reacted with strong scepticism to the claims made by the Lviv SBU [Security Service] in explaining the searches and detention on October 12 of up to 12 activists, including two well-known Crimeans, forced to flee their home after Russia’s invasion …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    The German-Ukrainian Forum of Young Researchers: Call for Participants
    Oct13

    The German-Ukrainian Forum of Young Researchers: Call for Participants

    University of Tübingen in cooperation with the German-Ukrainian Academic Society is organizing the German-Ukrainian Forum of Young Researchers, supported by the DAAD from the means of the German Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF). This event will consist of two parts: Part I: an exploratory and networking tour, visiting some of...

    Russia flouts European Court, refuses to allow doctors to see abducted Ukrainian Pavlo Hryb
    Oct13

    Russia flouts European Court, refuses to allow doctors to see abducted Ukrainian Pavlo Hryb

    In direct breach of a request from the European Court of Human Rights, Russia has prevented Ukrainian doctors from visiting Pavlo Hryb in a Krasnodar SIZO [remand prison]. It seems likely that Russia is using Pavlo’s medical condition to put pressure on him and international attention is critically needed …read more Source: Kharkiv...

    The Deep State’s Bogus ‘Iranian Threat’
    Oct13

    The Deep State’s Bogus ‘Iranian Threat’

    Yesterday we identified a permanent fiscal crisis as one of the quadruple witching forces arising in October 2017 which will shatter the global financial bubble. Today the Donald is on the cusp of making the crisis dramatically worse by decertifying the Iranian nuke deal, thereby reinforcing another false narrative that enables the $1 trillion...

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