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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    How Do You Solve a Problem Like Putin?
    Nov04

    How Do You Solve a Problem Like Putin?

    Russia’s cyberattacks and its aggression in Syria and Ukraine have created a climate of concern leading up to the US presidential election, but, rather than give in to hysteria, the next administration must consider policy approaches that manage the relationship with Russia and are focused on common interests, a professor of political...

    Kleptocracy Daily: November 4, 2016
    Nov04

    Kleptocracy Daily: November 4, 2016

    New from KI Introducing KleptoCasts, KI’s new podcast series. This week, listen to Ben Judah discuss Ukraine’s new asset declaration law with Daria Kaleniuk, Executive Director of the Anticorruption Center. KI’s Natalie Duffy looks at the new law, what Ukrainians think of it, and what the West can do to support reform. News U.S....

    Stratfor: Putin is at a critical point.
    Nov04

    Stratfor: Putin is at a critical point.

    … Attempts to define and unite the nation. Putin’s foreign policy rapidly depleting financial reserves of Russia undermines the military and political resources. Russian President Vladimir Putin throughout his nearly 17-year rule was looking for a common thread that would connect all and dampen dissent against him. In 2012, he formed...

    Luxuries and Loopholes: Ukraine’s New Asset Declaration Law
    Nov04

    Luxuries and Loopholes: Ukraine’s New Asset Declaration Law

    Photo: Perohanych/CC-BY-SA 4.0 KleptoCast: Ben Judah discusses Ukraine’s new asset and income declaration laws with Daria Kaleniuk, Executive Director of the Anticorruption Action Center in Kyiv. http://kleptocracyinitiative.org/inc/uploads/2016/11/Ukraines-Asset-Declaration-Law-with-Ben-Judah-Daria-Kaleniuk-KleptoCast-1-11_04_16.m4a...

    Hybrid operation “Montenegro”
    Nov04

    Hybrid operation “Montenegro”

    Russia / Europe Moscow’s attempt to influence the outcome of the parliamentary election in Montenegro in order to stall the country’s accession to NATO due to take effect in 2017 has led to accusations that Russia is plotting “a bloody scenario” aimed at destabilizing the Balkans. The Montenegrin election was mired by a “terrorist...

    Lukashenka’s Unending Anti-Corruption Drive
    Nov04

    Lukashenka’s Unending Anti-Corruption Drive

    The Belarusian president has carefully crafted his crusader image – a major factor in his staying power. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Russians Up in Arms Over Movie on Last Tsar’s Love Affair
    Nov04

    Russians Up in Arms Over Movie on Last Tsar’s Love Affair

    Morality police have dubbed Matilda unpatriotic, pornographic, and hurtful to the feelings of believers. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Observation Missions ‘Part of the Playbook’ of Russian Interference in US Elections
    Nov04

    Observation Missions ‘Part of the Playbook’ of Russian Interference in US Elections

    By Eleanor Rose and Iggy Ostanin Bellingcat looked at past performance and gathered analysis from chess genius Garry Kasparov to show why Russia observes US elections. Russia is poised to mount electoral observation of the US elections, which some fear could be used as part of a campaign to discredit the US presidential elections and weaken...

    Dutch referendum petition launched to oppose CETA ratification
    Nov04

    Dutch referendum petition launched to oppose CETA ratification

    A Dutch group very similar to the one which organised the referendum that blocked the EU-Ukraine association agreement has already collected over 190,000 signatures for blocking the ratification of CETA, the EU-Canada trade deal. …read more Source:...

    The Seesaw Saga of Russia-Iran Relations
    Nov04

    The Seesaw Saga of Russia-Iran Relations

    After a break of several days, fighting and air strikes in the Syrian city of Aleppo have renewed. The brief ceasefire in Aleppo had been intended to allow civilians and rebels to leave the besieged eastern section of the city via eight evacuation corridors. But by the time the ceasefire expired on Sunday, only a few civilians were reported to...

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