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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Drawing the ‘Cyber Curtain’: Will Russia Follow the Chinese Example?
    Jun23

    Drawing the ‘Cyber Curtain’: Will Russia Follow the Chinese Example?

    RT-Inform, a firm owned by the Russian non-profit state corporation Rostec, announced, on June 9, the creation of a protected instant messenger (IM) application designed for use by Russian companies and state agencies (gosstruktury) (Rbc.ru, June 8). The financial details of this initiative are being kept secret, but Sergey Kravtsov (the owner of...

    Putin Says Russia Must Respond To ‘Aggressive’ Western Actions, Rhetoric
    Jun23

    Putin Says Russia Must Respond To ‘Aggressive’ Western Actions, Rhetoric

    Putin told Russia’s State Duma on June 22 that the country “must think about its own security” when confronted by what he called “NATO’s aggressive actions near Russia’s borders.” Putin praised lawmakers in the lower chamber of parliament for supporting Russia’s 2014 annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region. rferl:...

    Europe’s Short Memory and Ukraine’s Long Crisis
    Jun23

    Europe’s Short Memory and Ukraine’s Long Crisis

    Less than 20 percent of the $298 million that the United Nations requested from international donors has been provided. Since 2014, the war in Ukraine’s east has claimed over ten thousand lives and displaced over 1.8 million people the largest internally displaced persons crisis in Europe. According to data from the International...

    SENATE CONFIRMATION HEARING FOR NEW AMBASSADOR TO UKRAINE
    Jun23

    SENATE CONFIRMATION HEARING FOR NEW AMBASSADOR TO UKRAINE

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, DC (UNIS) – The Senate Foreign Relations Committee (SFRC) held confirmation hearings on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 for several nominees for ambassadorial posts throughout the world. On the docket were nominees for Lithuania, Ukraine, and Greece – Anne Hall, Marie Yovanovitch, and Geoffrey Pyatt, respectfully. The...

    Canada faces an important choice on contributing to NATO force in Eastern Europe, Leuprecht tells the Current
    Jun23

    Canada faces an important choice on contributing to NATO force in Eastern Europe, Leuprecht tells the Current

    Macdonald-Laurier InstituteMacdonald-Laurier Institute – Canada’s leading public policy think tank Canada can either stand on the sidelines or seek influence over NATO as it prepares to mount a special force in Eastern Europe… Canada faces an important choice on contributing to NATO force in Eastern Europe, Leuprecht tells the...

    Donbas Conflict in Ukraine Re-Escalates, Both Sides Fire Heavy Weapons
    Jun23

    Donbas Conflict in Ukraine Re-Escalates, Both Sides Fire Heavy Weapons

    Ukraine Today. …read more Source: World Affairs...

    Russian Culture Minister Says Netflix Instrument of U.S. Policy
    Jun23

    Russian Culture Minister Says Netflix Instrument of U.S. Policy

    Comments suggest streaming service used to brainwash the masses. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Online Dissenters in Russia Targeted
    Jun23

    Online Dissenters in Russia Targeted

    Internet freedom is increasingly fraying at the edges, as government critics on social media sites face physical assaults. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Russia’s Feud with Scientology Leads to Arrests
    Jun23

    Russia’s Feud with Scientology Leads to Arrests

    In latest crackdown, police raid Scientology offices and churches, citing suspicions of criminal business dealings. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Foreign Pressure Will Not Sway Construction of Belarus’ First Nuclear Plant
    Jun23

    Foreign Pressure Will Not Sway Construction of Belarus’ First Nuclear Plant

    Neighboring nations have voiced environmental concerns about the project, which comes 30 years after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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