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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Presumption of confrontation
    Nov02

    Presumption of confrontation

    Russia / World Recent events have given rise to the claim that “the world is on the verge of a new arms race and another cold war”. Russia is perceived by many politicians in the West as a resurgent “evil empire”. Are such statements well-grounded and how might this new confrontation end? Most political scientists both in Russia and abroad are...

    Media Behaving Badly
    Nov02

    Media Behaving Badly

    With public service media outlets endangered externally and internally, what about a European Court of Professional Media Conduct? …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    November 2nd, 2016
    Nov02

    November 2nd, 2016

    CAMBODIA Confronting the Cambodian Genocide Through Oral History Mimi Kirk, CITYLAB For decades, information about the Cambodian genocide wasn’t part of official public culture. A 1991 peace accord, for instance, mandated that school textbooks not include material on the killing fields. However, this week an exhibit at the Bophana...

    Ukraine’s MPs Forgo Pay Rise as Public Balks at Scale of Wealth
    Nov02

    Ukraine’s MPs Forgo Pay Rise as Public Balks at Scale of Wealth

    November 2, 2016 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Why the Revelation of Officials’ Cash, Cars, and a Church Will Change Ukraine for Good
    Nov02

    Why the Revelation of Officials’ Cash, Cars, and a Church Will Change Ukraine for Good

    In a bout of extraordinary transparency, 50,000 Ukrainian officials have declared their assets and incomes and it is easily accessible to the interested public. A staggering amount of wealth has been revealed and this very act is likely to have changed Ukraine for good. As declarations arrived on the publicly accessible register, it recorded the...

    Lithuania Issues Third Survival Guidebook Amidst Russian ‘Aggression’
    Nov02

    Lithuania Issues Third Survival Guidebook Amidst Russian ‘Aggression’

    Tensions remain high in the Baltics since Russia’s Crimea annexation of Crimea, and Lithuania is preparing for a possible invasion. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Payback Time for Prison Abuse
    Nov02

    Payback Time for Prison Abuse

    Russian activists dox prison official who allegedly ordered torture of inmates. From Global Voices. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    US exceptionalism or withdrawal from the world?
    Nov02

    US exceptionalism or withdrawal from the world?

    There is an old American saying, ‘politics should stop at the water’s edge’. It means foreign policy should be driven by a country’s national interests and values, not its domestic politics. But it’s a myth. Britain’s vote to leave the European Union is one example of exploding this myth. Overnight, British citizens...

    E-Declarations Reveal Ukrainian Elites’ Extravagance
    Nov02

    E-Declarations Reveal Ukrainian Elites’ Extravagance

    Ukrainians are shocked at the wealth gap between citizens and their elected representatives. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Ukraine to investigate officials with over $100,000 in cash
    Nov02

    Ukraine to investigate officials with over $100,000 in cash

    Ukrainian authorities will investigate politicians and officials who declare cash assets of more than $100,000 (905,000 euros) and will impose prison sentences of up to 15 years on any found guilty of wrongdoing, General Prosecutor Yuriy Lutsenko said today (2 November). …read more Source:...

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