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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Watch List: Oct. 24, 2017
    Oct25

    Watch List: Oct. 24, 2017

    The items listed below represent potential emerging issues that our analysts are tracking. These can be long term or short term, but will be updated daily. If an item on our Watch List becomes critical, we will email you a full analysis explaining its significance. Each Saturday, we will follow up our daily Watch List for each week with our...

    Poroshenko honours judge who effectively sentenced renowned Ukrainian dissident to death
    Oct25

    Poroshenko honours judge who effectively sentenced renowned Ukrainian dissident to death

    Valery Marchenko should have turned 70 this year, after a long life which he would have surely spent serving Ukraine. The renowned journalist, writer and human rights defender died in October 1984, just a few months after being sentenced to 10 years labour camp for so-called ‘anti-Soviet agitation and propaganda’. 33 years after the...

    An effective antidote: The four components that make Finland more resilient to hybrid campaigns, Charly Salonius-Pasternak (FIIA, Finland)
    Oct24

    An effective antidote: The four components that make Finland more resilient to hybrid campaigns, Charly Salonius-Pasternak (FIIA, Finland)

    Russia’s actions in Ukraine reminded many that states use a mixture of tools to achieve their political objectives. Analytically troublesome but politically useful terms such as hybrid war emerged. Russia’s neighbours were thought to be particularly vulnerable. Yet Finland is structurally relatively resistant to hybrid campaigns due...

    NATO’s Eastern Flank and Its Future Relationship With Russia
    Oct24

    NATO’s Eastern Flank and Its Future Relationship With Russia

    Russia’s annexation of Crimea and its invasion of eastern Ukraine unified NATO and prompted allies to beef up defenses. But the process of strengthening the alliance’s Eastern flank is far from over. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

    October 19th, 2017
    Oct24

    October 19th, 2017

    CHINA China Calls On US To ‘Abandon Its Prejudices’ After Tillerson Rebuke James Griffiths and Steven Jiang, CNN China has called on the US to “abandon its prejudices” after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson claimed Beijing was subverting the global order and pursuing predatory economic policies. “China firmly upholds the international...

    October 17th, 2017
    Oct24

    October 17th, 2017

    CHINA Fraud Scandals Sap China’s Dream of Becoming a Science Superpower Amy Qin, The New York Times Having conquered world markets and challenged American political and military leadership, China has set its sights on becoming a global powerhouse in a different field: scientific research. But in its rush to dominance, China has stood out in...

    The Unfinished Business of the 1989 East European Revolutions
    Oct24

    The Unfinished Business of the 1989 East European Revolutions

    Recent developments in Ukraine can be viewed as a third attempt to complete the unfinished business of the 1989 East European revolutions. These revolutions succeeded in Central Europe and the Baltics, but brought mixed results in the Balkans and the former Soviet Republics. Ukraine, Moldova, and Georgia remain the only post-Soviet states defying...

    Report: Russia Implicates Browder In Magnitsky ’Murder’ Probe, Citing Widely Mocked MI6 ’Expose’
    Oct24

    Report: Russia Implicates Browder In Magnitsky ’Murder’ Probe, Citing Widely Mocked MI6 ’Expose’

    Russia, which says Magnitsky’s death was a tragedy but denies allegations that he was abused while in custody, has undertaken an aggressive, multipronged effort in recent years aimed at discrediting Browder and the narrative underpinning the U.S. Magnitsky Act. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Detention or Abduction? Another blogger & asylum-seeker detained in Ukraine
    Oct24

    Detention or Abduction? Another blogger & asylum-seeker detained in Ukraine

    Kazakhstani blogger and activist Zhanara Akhmet has become the latest of at least three journalists and activists from post-Soviet countries to be detained by the Ukrainian authorities in the last six weeks. She has made disturbing allegations about what looked much more like an attempted abduction, than supposed compliance with yet another...

    Trial imminent of Russian soldier captured fighting in Donbas
    Oct24

    Trial imminent of Russian soldier captured fighting in Donbas

    The trial could begin in the next few weeks of Viktor Ageyev, the latest serving Russian soldier to be captured in the Luhansk oblast of Ukraine. Ageyev will be represented by a Ukrainian state-appointed lawyer since Russia has refused to provide him with legal aid …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

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