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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Putin, North Korea and what Russia really wants in the region
    May17

    Putin, North Korea and what Russia really wants in the region

    North Korea’s missile test on May 14 sparked condemnation and concern. But one world leader spoke up for Pyongyang, warning the international community to exercise caution and patience – and stop intimidating the state and its ruler. That man was Russian president Vladimir Putin. One might think that Moscow would be extremely concerned...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of attack on president’s website after sanctions decision
    May17

    Ukraine accuses Russia of attack on president’s website after sanctions decision

    Ukraine accused Russia yesterday (16 May) of carrying out an organized cyber-attack on President Petro Poroshenko’s website in response to Kyiv’s decision to impose sanctions against a number of major Russian internet businesses. …read more Source:...

    Foreign Policy Audit: Ukraine-Israel

    On May 25, the Institute of World Policy will hold a public discussion “Foreign Policy Audit: Ukraine-Israel”. …read more Source: Institute of World...

    Ukrainian Lawmakers Back Ban On Ribbon Embraced As Patriotic Symbol In Russia
    May17

    Ukrainian Lawmakers Back Ban On Ribbon Embraced As Patriotic Symbol In Russia

    The Ukrainian parliament has approved legislation introducing fines and potential jail time for people who appear in public wearing a black-and-orange ribbon widely viewed a patriotic emblem in Russia, but which many Ukrainians see as a symbol of Russian aggression. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Russia demands increase to 12-year sentence against Crimean Tatar political prisoner
    May17

    Russia demands increase to 12-year sentence against Crimean Tatar political prisoner

    It seems that Russia’s FSB are determined to get the 17-year sentence against Ruslan Zeytullaev they need for their paperwork, however many ‘trials’ are required. Meanwhile the 31-year-old father of three is again on hunger strike in protest at the 12-year sentence and ongoing persecution of Crimean Tatars …read more Source:...

    Why block VKontakte when it provides evidence of Russian war crimes in Ukraine?
    May17

    Why block VKontakte when it provides evidence of Russian war crimes in Ukraine?

    President Poroshenko’s Decree blocking VKontakte, Odnoklassniki, and other Russian-based social media, TV channels, etc. provoked a torrent of angry accusations of censorship from some and the question why it had taken so long from others …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Brexit and the British Election
    May16

    Brexit and the British Election

    Photo credit: Drop of Light / Shutterstock.com Brexit came about as a result of leadership failures in the United Kingdom; it was not inevitable. The most egregious error on the road to Brexit was the promise of an “in/out” referendum in the Conservative Party’s 2015 election manifesto in an effort to appease Euroskeptics. It had the...

    Israel, Kurdistan, Ukraine – President Trump’s Astonishing (and Breaking) Appearance of Betrayal
    May16

    Israel, Kurdistan, Ukraine – President Trump’s Astonishing (and Breaking) Appearance of Betrayal

    Look at it. Read about it. Weep. First, The Donald dissed Israel with the astonishing statement delivered by a diplomat that the Western Wall was a part of “the Israeli-occupied West Bank”. http://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa-diplomacy-idUSKCN18B2K2 – 5/16/2017 Similar:...

    After Raqqa: U.S.-Russia Engagement in Syria
    May16

    After Raqqa: U.S.-Russia Engagement in Syria

    A five-step roadmap for deepening U.S.-Russia cooperation to secure peace and American interests in Syria. May 16, 2017 By Jaim Coddington Photo: Kremlin.ru U.S. President Donald Trump has spoken at length about both defeating international terrorism and his desire to work with Russia on issues of mutual interest. Syria presents an opportunity...

    No penalty against Ukrainian judge who ordered Berkut to disperse Maidan
    May16

    No penalty against Ukrainian judge who ordered Berkut to disperse Maidan

    The High Council of Justice has decided that there are no grounds for dismissing Yevhen Ablov, the Kyiv judge who ordered Berkut riot police to forcibly disperse Euromaidan activists in December 2013. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

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