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    For Russia, the price for a large-scale attack at Ukraine is now much higher than two years ago
    Jun03

    For Russia, the price for a large-scale attack at Ukraine is now much higher than two years ago

    Co-director of Foreign Relations and International Security Programmes of the Razumkov Centre Oleksiy Melnyk spoke to the website Hlavred about the likelihood of the threat of Russia’s new attack and the start of large-scale battles in Donbas. …read more Source: Razumkov...

    Greece to Russians: Come Back Again, and Again
    Jun03

    Greece to Russians: Come Back Again, and Again

    Russian visitors to Greece could soon be rewarded with a cash-free but extremely valuable prize. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    What a Brexit would mean for Europe’s television channels
    Jun03

    What a Brexit would mean for Europe’s television channels

    Time to change the channel? marcociannarel/www.shutterstock.comThe UK is an attractive base for broadcasting channels targeting other European countries. The domestic market is large, creative skills sets are high, and there is good availability of post-production facilities and satellite uplinks for broadcasters. Yet, without Europe’s...

    Ukraine’s corrupt judges targeted in constitutional reforms
    Jun03

    Ukraine’s corrupt judges targeted in constitutional reforms

    Ukraine’s parliament approved yesterday (2 June) judicial reforms that Western backers say are needed to fight corruption, in the first constitutional vote the ruling coalition has pushed through since an overhaul of the government in April. …read more Source:...

    Safety of nuclear installations in Belarus [Plenary Podcast]
    Jun03

    Safety of nuclear installations in Belarus [Plenary Podcast]

    Written by Naja Bentzen, Thirty years after the Chernobyl accident in neighbouring Ukraine, Belarus is building its first nuclear power plant (NPP). The first unit is set to become operational in 2018 with Russian assistance. However, as the project advances, safety concerns are mounting. Belarus to realise nuclear power aspirations with help...

    The Unraveling Of Moscow’s ’Novorossia’ Dream
    Jun03

    The Unraveling Of Moscow’s ’Novorossia’ Dream

    Details of how Russia’s Novorossiya project arose and ultimately fell have been hard to come by, but Aleksandr, a Moscow businessman had a front-row seat as an insider in Crimea and agreed to tell RFE/RL what became of the dream he still cherishes, despite the disenchantment of his months in Crimea …read more Source: Kharkiv Human...

    Kremlin-backed militants to put maimed and tortured hostage on ‘trial’
    Jun03

    Kremlin-backed militants to put maimed and tortured hostage on ‘trial’

    Instead of releasing Vladimir Zhemchugov, the so-called ‘Luhansk people’s republic’ has charged him with ‘sabotage’ and put him in prison, which, in his state, could kill him. This is the latest example of a disturbing trend where the Kremlin-backed militants claim that all its hostages are ‘criminals’. …read...

    Australian Foreign Policy: The Coalition Approach
    Jun03

    Australian Foreign Policy: The Coalition Approach

    This paper is part of the Australian Journal of International Affairs’ 2016 Federal Election Special and outlines the Coalition’s approach to international affairs. The full document can also be viewed here. Supported by one of the most professional and dedicated foreign policy bureaucracies in the world, one can rely on any...

    Don’t Celebrate Ukraine’s New Judicial Changes Yet
    Jun02

    Don’t Celebrate Ukraine’s New Judicial Changes Yet

    Ukraine’s parliament has ignored warnings from human rights organizations and the Reanimation Package of Reforms and passed constitutional amendments and a bill on the judicial system which retain the old ways of exerting influence on judges. There was enormous pressure for judicial reform, and many of the changes are needed. The warnings,...

    Slovakia to take over Council of the EU Presidency – 1 July 2016
    Jun02

    Slovakia to take over Council of the EU Presidency – 1 July 2016

    Written by Dora Boytha (Office of the Deputy Secretary-General), On 1 July 2016, Slovakia will take over the six-month rotating Presidency of the Council of the EU from The Netherlands, as part of the Dutch-Slovak-Maltese ‘Trio Presidency’. The Slovak “coalition of historic compromise” was only sworn in on 23 March 2016 and Prime Minister...

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