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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Kleptocracy Weekly: Nov. 26-Dec. 3, 2016
    Dec03

    Kleptocracy Weekly: Nov. 26-Dec. 3, 2016

    New from KI Casey Michel looks at how opaque beneficial ownership rules made us theUnited States of Anonymity, and interviews investigative economist James S. Henry. KI hosted its first Democracy vs. Kleptocracy debate, on how–or if–we should limit kleptocratic influence over the media. Belinda Li talks to Professor Minxin Pei about whether...

    Ukraine’s Most Overlooked Reform Could Bring in Billions
    Dec02

    Ukraine’s Most Overlooked Reform Could Bring in Billions

    Of the key battles fought in post-Maidan Ukraine, the one over land reform attracts little attention. That’s a shame, too. Parliament’s unwillingness to allow the sale of private farmland “is the biggest source of immediately available economic growth that the government has failed to utilize,” Swedish economist Anders Åslund has...

    Banking Sector Collaboration is Needed to Tackle Nigerian Corruption
    Dec02

    Banking Sector Collaboration is Needed to Tackle Nigerian Corruption

    New approaches are needed to address Nigeria’s massive corruption problem. Engaging the banking sector, the key facilitator of the theft of the nation’s wealth in this struggle, should be an urgent priority.Download the article (PDF)The impact corruption can have on national security is all too visible in a range of states. Consider...

    Ukraine’s Leader Urges EU to Extend Sanctions Against Russia
    Dec02

    Ukraine’s Leader Urges EU to Extend Sanctions Against Russia

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

    Photos and video: MLI’s discussion on security in Europe
    Dec02

    Photos and video: MLI’s discussion on security in Europe

    Macdonald-Laurier InstituteMacdonald-Laurier Institute – Canada’s leading public policy think tank Missed MLI’s November event, “Meeting the new security threats in Europe: Hybrid warfare, Russian military expansion, propaganda and cyber war”? Check out our full… Photos and video: MLI’s discussion on security in...

    Trump, Mexico and Organised Crime: How to Make a Bad Situation Worse
    Dec02

    Trump, Mexico and Organised Crime: How to Make a Bad Situation Worse

    If Trump enacts two of the main pledges from his presidential campaign – the wall along the US­­–Mexico border and mass deportations – he will be helping, not hindering, organised crime groups in the region. Download the article (PDF)‘When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best … They’re bringing drugs....

    Slovakia, the Visegrad Group and Brexit: Charity Should Begin at Home
    Dec02

    Slovakia, the Visegrad Group and Brexit: Charity Should Begin at Home

    By Public Relations. PhotolRUSI website.Dr Jonathan Eyal the International Director of the Royal United Services Institute wrote a commentary with extensive quotes from GLOBSEC Trends public opinion polls titled- Slovakia, the Visegrad Group and Brexit: Charity Should Begin at Home. The commentary analyzes the stance of the political presentative...

    Gambling on Low-Risk: Anti-Money Laundering in Non-Banking Sectors
    Dec02

    Gambling on Low-Risk: Anti-Money Laundering in Non-Banking Sectors

    Fines recently imposed on leading bookmakers highlight why the UK’s anti-money laundering action plan must include non-banking sectors so that the challenges they face are taken into account.Download the article (PDF)The gambling sector, a global industry encompassing casinos, bookmakers and lotteries, among others, has unique...

    Ukrainians Plan Cyberattack on Russian Banks, FSB Warns
    Dec02

    Ukrainians Plan Cyberattack on Russian Banks, FSB Warns

    As tensions between Russia and the West grow, each side prepares for cyberattacks and foreign spy games. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    December 2nd, 2016
    Dec02

    December 2nd, 2016

    CHINA Singapore May Prove a Tough Nut for China to Crack Over Regional Security Greg Torode and Marius Zaharia, REUTERS As the impounding of Singaporean troop carriers in Hong Kong exposes rising tensions between China and Singapore, the Lion City is unlikely to budge on core security interests concerning Beijing—its military relationship with...

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