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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Russian Sanctions: The Kremlin’s Response
    Aug03

    Russian Sanctions: The Kremlin’s Response

    By Jacob L. Shapiro The U.S. has issued a direct challenge to Russia with the passage of expanded sanctions. U.S. President Donald Trump begrudgingly signed a bill Aug. 2 that was passed by both the House of Representatives and the Senate with veto-proof majorities. If Russia does not respond, it will appear weak – something the Kremlin...

    Imagining Russia post-Putin
    Aug03

    Imagining Russia post-Putin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks to the students on July 21, 2017. Alexei Nikolsky/via APOn July 21, Vladimir Putin was asked at an audience with schoolchildren what he will do when he retires. He replied, “I haven’t decided yet if I will leave the presidency.” While everyone is obsessed with following the twists and turns of the...

    Mystery tax probe condemned as more pressure on Ukrainian anti-corruption NGOs
    Aug03

    Mystery tax probe condemned as more pressure on Ukrainian anti-corruption NGOs

    Transparency International Ukraine has added its voice to calls of concern over the latest move against the Anti-Corruption Centre [AntAC] which has been the target of a smear campaign over recent months …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Ukraine’s SBU charges journalist with ’treason’ over anti-Ukrainian publications for Russia Today
    Aug03

    Ukraine’s SBU charges journalist with ’treason’ over anti-Ukrainian publications for Russia Today

    Ukraine’s Security Service [SBU] has arrested a Zhytomyr blogger and journalist whom they accuse of “preparing and circulating anti-Ukrainian material on the instructions of Russian supervisors”. The charges include state treason so, if convicted, Vasyl Muravytsky could face a 15-year prison sentence …read more Source: Kharkiv Human...

    Sex work and the law – it’s complicated
    Aug02

    Sex work and the law – it’s complicated

    Although sex workers around the world lobby for decriminalisation, sex work law remains controversial. This article is the first in a series exploring sex work and regulatory reform. The question of whether female sex work (performed by both trans and cisgender women) is legal or illegal in any country cannot be answered with a simple “yes” or...

    Teacher Workshop Saskatchewan Registration Form
    Aug02

    Teacher Workshop Saskatchewan Registration Form

    Language EnglishPlease complete the form below with your current information to register for one of our teacher workshops. The * indicates required fields. Workshop Selection You are registering for: * Economic Principles – Saskatoon, SK – May 19, 2017 …read more Source: Fraser...

    Watch List: Aug. 2, 2017
    Aug02

    Watch List: Aug. 2, 2017

    The items listed below represent potential emerging issues that our analysts are tracking. These can be long term or short term, but will be updated daily. If an item on our Watch List becomes critical, we will email you a full analysis explaining its significance. Each Saturday, we will follow up our daily Watch List for each week with our...

    Washington Hails Ukraine Coal Deal as Blow to Russia
    Aug02

    Washington Hails Ukraine Coal Deal as Blow to Russia

    A Pennsylvania company is set to become one of Ukraine’s biggest coal suppliers in a deal that may have more political than commercial impact. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Interfering in Democratic Elections: Russia against the U.S., but U.S. Against the World
    Aug02

    Interfering in Democratic Elections: Russia against the U.S., but U.S. Against the World

    Doug Bandow The Cold War finally and dramatically ended almost 30 years ago when the Berlin Wall fell, soon followed by the disintegration of the Soviet Union. But despite the election of Donald Trump, the U.S. and Russia have descended into what increasingly looks like a Little Cold War with Moscow’s decision to expel 755 U.S. diplomats....

    Ukraine’s Imperiled Press Freedom
    Aug02

    Ukraine’s Imperiled Press Freedom

    The unsolved year-old murder of a prominent journalist in Ukraine has called into question the country’s commitment to democracy and the rule of law. If Ukraine’s leaders are serious about deeper EU integration, they must uphold fundamental European principles, including the protection of journalists and the defense of press freedom....

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