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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    More Proof Ukraine is Changing: Opaque Defense Sector Embraces Reform
    Oct26

    More Proof Ukraine is Changing: Opaque Defense Sector Embraces Reform

    In December 2015, the anticorruption watchdog Transparency International warned that Ukraine’s defense sector faces “a high risk of corruption.” TI named the country’s opaque procurement process as the highest-risk area for corruption. Assessing the defense spheres of NATO members and partner states, TI gave Ukraine a D on an A to F...

    Kleptocracy Daily: October 26, 2016
    Oct26

    Kleptocracy Daily: October 26, 2016

    News Hackers published emails allegedly obtained from Vladimir Putin’s close advisor, Vladislav Surkov, which detail Russian plans to destabilize Ukraine. The Kremlin said they are fake, while Kyiv said they appear to be genuine. (FP, RFE/RL) Montenegro’s prime minister stepped down, accusing the Kremlin of plotting to take over the...

    The Return of Containment
    Oct26

    The Return of Containment

    Throughout the Cold War, George Kennan’s policy of containment shaped the West’s approach to the Soviet Union. At a time when Russia is bombing Aleppo, occupying parts of Ukraine, and meddling in Western politics, a new containment doctrine is needed. …read more Source: Project Syndicate (Czech...

    “Audit for the Implementation of the Minsk Agreements” was presented in Brussels
    Oct26

    “Audit for the Implementation of the Minsk Agreements” was presented in Brussels

    On October 18th, the IWP, together with partners from other analytical centers, presented in Brussels the analysis “Not so quiet on the Eastern Front: the audit of Minsk agreements and options for the reintegration of Ukraine». …read more Source: Institute of World...

    Don’t Expect Quick Resolution to Europe’s Only Active War
    Oct26

    Don’t Expect Quick Resolution to Europe’s Only Active War

    The most disputed point about the Minsk agreements has been whether to hold local elections in the Donbas before Ukraine regains control of its border with Russia, or after. Ukraine has insisted that security and the return of the border should precede elections, while pro-Russian separatists and Moscow have been pushing for the opposite, as...

    Visa-free regime for Ukraine: Mikhail Pashkov assessed Poroshenko’s optimism
    Oct26

    Visa-free regime for Ukraine: Mikhail Pashkov assessed Poroshenko’s optimism

    The optimism of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in relation to granting Ukraine visa-free regime with the European Union has its grounds. But the length of this process is difficult to determine due to a number of factors beyond the scope of Ukraine. The issue of a visa-free regime should not come to the forefront in the European...

    US and Russia: A Pacific Reconciliation?
    Oct26

    US and Russia: A Pacific Reconciliation?

    Russia’s Far East is just as susceptible to Chinese power as the countries of the Indo-Pacific and if the country wants to shore up control over this region, repairing relations with the US will be essential. It is also in America’s interest to have Russia as an independent power in Asia rather than being China’s satellite....

    The Doctor Is In: Ukraine’s New Health Minister Already Shaking Up Sclerotic System
    Oct25

    The Doctor Is In: Ukraine’s New Health Minister Already Shaking Up Sclerotic System

    Health care in Ukraine has not worked in the past—not for hospitals, clinics, doctors or nurses, and most important, not for the Ukrainian people, regardless of where they live or work, unless they are fortunate enough to pay under the table to receive the most basic care.Entrenched, bureaucratic, and corrupt interests, wielding a combination of...

    The European Neighbourhood Policy
    Oct25

    The European Neighbourhood Policy

    Written by Philippe Perchoc, Since 2004, the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) has provided a framework for relations between the EU and its 16 geographically closest eastern and southern neighbours, affording enhanced cooperation and access to the EU market under bilateral action plans, which are intended to lead eventually to association...

    Kleptocracy Daily: October 25, 2016
    Oct25

    Kleptocracy Daily: October 25, 2016

    New from KI In The Illusion of Russia’s Great Power Ideology, Peter Podkopaev argues that the Kremlin remains addicted to kleptocracy. Ben Judah explains how global corruption became a national security threat in The Kleptocracy Curse: Rethinking Containment. News Ahead of a series of major political meetings in China, Xi Jinping looks to...

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