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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Ukrainian Investigators Pore Over Manafort Indictment
    Nov02

    Ukrainian Investigators Pore Over Manafort Indictment

    U.S. authorities have so far not responded to Kyiv’s request for cooperation, Ukrainian prosecutor complains. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Memorial’s Plight in Putin’s Russia
    Nov02

    Memorial’s Plight in Putin’s Russia

    Any discussion of the documentation of the crimes of the Soviet Union will inevitably involve Memorial, a Russian organization dedicated to uncovering and archiving the crimes of the Soviet Union. With a database of over 2.65 million names of the victims of Soviet repression, Memorial is the foremost authority in Russia on the lives and stories...

    Mr. Putin: Turning neighbor into adversary
    Nov02

    Mr. Putin: Turning neighbor into adversary

    By Steven PiferRussian policy toward Ukraine is often puzzling. During a visit to Moscow nine years ago, I asked a retired senior Russian diplomat whether anyone in the Kremlin really understood Ukraine. One person did, he replied, but no one paid attention to him. That might explain why Vladimir Putin’s policy is so badly backfiring....

    Youth Local Councils Awarded $100,000 McNulty Prize for Their Innovative Model of Youth Democracy
    Nov02

    Youth Local Councils Awarded $100,000 McNulty Prize for Their Innovative Model of Youth Democracy

    The Aspen Institute and Trustee Anne Welsh McNulty are pleased to announce this year’s winner of the $100,000 John P. McNulty Prize, Lana Abu Hijleh of the Middle East Leadership Initiative. Lana is being honored for the impact of her leadership venture Youth Local Councils (YLC), a program that engages over 25,000 youth in the West Bank...

    The Impact of Western Sanctions on Russian Energy Companies
    Nov02

    The Impact of Western Sanctions on Russian Energy Companies

    As a response to the Crimean crisis, in March 2014 the United States and the European Union, followed by Albania, Australia, Canada, Iceland, Montenegro, and Norway, initiated sanctions on several Russian citizens and businesses. In August 2014 the Russian government responded by ordering an entry ban on several American and Canadian citizens and...

    Alina Polyakova
    Nov01

    Alina Polyakova

    By Rachel SlatteryAlina Polyakova is the David M. Rubenstein Fellow in the Foreign Policy program’s Center on the United States and Europe. She specializes in European politics, far-right populism and nationalism, and Russian foreign policy. Polyakova’s recent book, “The Dark Side of European Integration” (ibidem-Verlag and Columbia...

    Wife of Chechen Man Accused in Putin Plot Killed
    Nov01

    Wife of Chechen Man Accused in Putin Plot Killed

    The couple, who survived a previous assassination attempt in June, were attacked just outside Kyiv …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    RUSI Newsbrief Vol. 37, No. 3
    Nov01

    RUSI Newsbrief Vol. 37, No. 3

    This issue of Newsbrief includes articles on prospects for a possible war in Korea, how the Bolivia cultivation may fuel the illegal cocaine trade, and why Iran’s nuclear deal may or may not survive due to a problematic economy and other factors, as well as articles on Bolivia, Japan, Brexit and humanitarian co-ordination.Download the...

    Lithuanian citizen sentenced for praising Stalin while Russia rehabilitates the dictator
    Nov01

    Lithuanian citizen sentenced for praising Stalin while Russia rehabilitates the dictator

    A court in Vilnius has sentenced Yuri Subbotin, a Lithuanian citizen of Russian descent, to 14 months’ restricted liberty for at least one post in which he praised Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin and the Soviet regime. The norm in Lithuania is similar to one of Ukraine’s decommunization laws, however the penalties are much less severe...

    Beating up Crimean Tatar activists is OK in occupied Crimea, demonstrating contempt for the assailants a ’crime’
    Nov01

    Beating up Crimean Tatar activists is OK in occupied Crimea, demonstrating contempt for the assailants a ’crime’

    24-year-old Shevket Razzakov is facing criminal charges in Russian-occupied Crimea for spitting at a Russian National Guard sniper during the armed search of another Crimean Tatar. None of the officers involved in beating up peaceful activists and hospitalizing one of them during the events that day is under investigation. …read more...

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