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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Recording Appears To Tie Serbian Nationalist To Crimea Seizure
    Nov23

    Recording Appears To Tie Serbian Nationalist To Crimea Seizure

    A Serbian nationalist leader who is accused of plotting to kill Montenegro’s prime minister may have helped send fellow Serbian militants to Crimea to support Russia’s seizure of the Black Sea peninsula from Ukraine in 2014, a recorded conversation suggests . …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Prominent Kremlin-backed militant admits they don’t want the Minsk Agreement to work
    Nov23

    Prominent Kremlin-backed militant admits they don’t want the Minsk Agreement to work

    According to a prominent militant from the so-called ‘Donetsk people’s republic’ [DNR], Ukraine’s compliance with the Minsk Agreement is “not in their interests”. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Cynical 2nd sentence passed on Ukrainian political prisoner whom Russia is driving insane
    Nov23

    Cynical 2nd sentence passed on Ukrainian political prisoner whom Russia is driving insane

    The sentence passed on Nov 21 adds only a month to Russia’s 20-year sentence against Ukrainian Stanislav Klykh, but its cynicism is of extraordinary brutality …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Kleptocracy Daily: November 22, 2016
    Nov22

    Kleptocracy Daily: November 22, 2016

    On December 1, join KI at Busboys & Poets for the first event in a new debate series: The Crisis of Big Money Media: Is It Time to Rein in Kleptocrats Who Seek to Dominate the World’s Information? News The U.S. says it won’t tolerate the targeting of family members to pressure graft suspects into returning to China. (Reuters) 178...

    25 Years of Independence: The Ukrainian Referendum
    Nov22

    25 Years of Independence: The Ukrainian Referendum

    On December 1, 1991, more than 92 percent of voters in Ukraine approved the Verkhovna Rada’s August Declaration of Independence. Mere days later, the Soviet Union dissolved and an independent Ukraine was born. The aftershocks of these events are still felt 25 years later, as questions of territory, sovereignty, and national identity remain...

    Crimean “saboteurs”
    Nov22

    Crimean “saboteurs”

    Russia / Europe The Russian FSB (the Federal Security Service) strives to boost the self-esteem of the Ukrainian security service time and time again. Statements from the Russian security service appear fascinating against the backdrop of the failure of the Ukrainian authorities to develop, at the very least, an official strategy concerning...

    Blame Game Continues as Montenegro Reveals Names of Two Coup Plotters
    Nov22

    Blame Game Continues as Montenegro Reveals Names of Two Coup Plotters

    New evidence and statements from the prosecution continue to point fingers in Russia’s direction for an alleged coup attempt. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Ahead of the EU-Ukraine summit: Increasing pressure for progress
    Nov22

    Ahead of the EU-Ukraine summit: Increasing pressure for progress

    Written by Naja Bentzen, © peteri / Fotolia Three years ago, on 21 November 2013, Ukraine’s then President, Viktor Yanukovich, caved in to Russian pressure and decided against signing the EU-Ukraine association agreement. The following ‘dignity revolution’ paved the way for Yanukovich’s own ousting on 22 February 2014, igniting...

    Prison Is Part of Russia
    Nov22

    Prison Is Part of Russia

    Dissident artist Petr Pavlensky on FSB interrogations, guerilla war against the cops, and why left and right are irrelevant in prison. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    In Time of Trump, Advice to Friends of Ukraine (And Democracy)
    Nov22

    In Time of Trump, Advice to Friends of Ukraine (And Democracy)

    Friends of Ukraine, brace yourself. There’s no way to sugar-coat this for the democracy crowd either.Donald Trump has suggested that Ukraine is not our business (it “affects Europe a lot more than it affects us”). Our president-elect admires Russia’s authoritarian leader (he’s “brilliant,” a “strong...

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