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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Memo to the Next Administration: Defense Spending Must Be For Actual Defense
    Nov14

    Memo to the Next Administration: Defense Spending Must Be For Actual Defense

    In a disturbing indication of how difficult it would be to bring military spending in line with actual threats overseas, House Armed Services Chairman Rep. Mac Thornberry (R – TX) told President Obama last week that his war funding request of $11.6 billion for the rest of the year was far too low. That figure for the last two months of 2016 is...

    ‘Arrests’ claimed over killing of Russian Donbas mercenary & war criminal ‘Motorola’
    Nov13

    ‘Arrests’ claimed over killing of Russian Donbas mercenary & war criminal ‘Motorola’

    Kremlin-backed militants claim that they have arrested 6 people responsible for the explosion that killed Arseny Pavlov [‘Motorola’], the Russian mercenary wanted by Ukraine for war crimes in Donbas …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Russia holds Ukrainian hostages thousands of kilometers from their families
    Nov13

    Russia holds Ukrainian hostages thousands of kilometers from their families

    Russia is holding Sasha Kolchenko, Oleg Sentsov and many other Ukrainian political prisoners thousands of kilometres away from their families. Helping Larisa Kolchenko visit Sasha is just one of the tasks of a wonderful initiative by Ukrainian poet Serhiy Zhadan on his Zhadan and Dogs rock tour …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights...

    Estonian national charged with terrorism over involvement in Kremlin-backed conflict in Donbas
    Nov13

    Estonian national charged with terrorism over involvement in Kremlin-backed conflict in Donbas

    Although 35-year-old Vladimir Polyakov’s lawyer has condemned the imminent trial as ‘political’, this was not the view of the Estonian courts who agreed to his extradition, and the charges are almost the same as those brought in the United Kingdom against Ben Stimson for his activities in Donbas …read more Source: Kharkiv Human...

    The unpredictability of military solution of the Karabakh issue for the whole of the Caucasus.
    Nov12

    The unpredictability of military solution of the Karabakh issue for the whole of the Caucasus.

    Teimuraz Toumanishvili The conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh is the first and longest in the territory of the former Soviet Union. It is following the events in Fergana and the conflict that caused the local war, followed by conflict and war in some regions in the post-Soviet space: Transnistria, Abkhazia, Tskhinvali, Chechnya, the latter years – East...

    Saakashvili Announces New Political Force, Calls For Early Ukraine Elections
    Nov11

    Saakashvili Announces New Political Force, Calls For Early Ukraine Elections

    Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. Czech Republic. …read more Source: World Affairs...

    Trump and the Future of US Foreign Policy
    Nov11

    Trump and the Future of US Foreign Policy

    Summary Given recent events in the United States, we thought it might be useful to summarize some of the forecasts we made last December and try to show how Donald Trump’s election fits in. We, of course, didn’t forecast Trump’s election. Politics and elections are too unstable to forecast. The failure of most polls to...

    Russia Bans LinkedIn
    Nov11

    Russia Bans LinkedIn

    The professional social network is the first casualty of a Russian law on personal data storage. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Stargazing and Art in the North Caucasus
    Nov11

    Stargazing and Art in the North Caucasus

    An art show in a remote observatory brings new perspectives on art, astronomy, and life in Russia. From The Guardian. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Too Much Corruption or Simply Too Much Talk of “Corruption”?
    Nov11

    Too Much Corruption or Simply Too Much Talk of “Corruption”?

    Making a distinction between informal transactions and truly destructive graft is crucial to understanding the challenge facing Ukraine. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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