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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    ’Last hope of police reform in Ukraine dead’ as key reformer resigns, leaving contentious deputy in charge
    Nov15

    ’Last hope of police reform in Ukraine dead’ as key reformer resigns, leaving contentious deputy in charge

    Khatia Dekonoidze has resigned as Head of National Police seemingly in frustration at limited scope to carry out real reform and political interference. She also says that Vadim Troyan, now Acting Head, is not politically independent and therefore unsuited to the post. These are not the only concerns about Troyan’s suitability for high...

    International protest over Russian FSB arrest of well-known Crimean scholars
    Nov15

    International protest over Russian FSB arrest of well-known Crimean scholars

    The FSB has posted videoed ‘confessions’ from two of its three alleged ‘Crimean saboteurs’, both renowned academics, but has not allowed lawyers to see the men. The third man, Volodymyr Dudka, a retired military man, was allowed to briefly see a lawyer and told her that his ‘confession’ was extracted through threats to his...

    Report Launch: Russia Policy for the Trump Administration
    Nov15

    Report Launch: Russia Policy for the Trump Administration

    Donald Trump arrives in the White House with U.S.-Russia relations at the lowest point since the Cold War. Disagreements over Ukraine, Syria, and the future of European security, not to mention the recent cessation of nuclear cooperation agreements and Russia’s involvement in the 2016 presidential election, have pushed ties to the brink of...

    Watch Out, Silicon Valley. Here Comes Ukraine
    Nov14

    Watch Out, Silicon Valley. Here Comes Ukraine

    Ukraine has the potential to become Europe’s top hub for information technology and other innovation-based industries. Some major private sector businesses have already chosen Ukraine as the site of their research and development centers; among them are Aricent, Boeing, Ericsson, Oracle, and Siemens. Private business initiatives in Ukraine...

    Moldova Elects Moscow-Leaning President
    Nov14

    Moldova Elects Moscow-Leaning President

    Socialist Igor Dodon’s victory is marred by the logistics of voting abroad, where a shortage of ballots prevented many from casting their votes in the election runoff. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    We Are Building the New Ukraine, Three Years after Euromaidan
    Nov14

    We Are Building the New Ukraine, Three Years after Euromaidan

    The need for reconciliation between eastern and western Ukraine is often emphasized in Ukrainian and international media, and has been the subject of dozens of roundtables in the past couple of years. Though originally from western Ukraine, I have lived and worked in the east for nearly two years, and I have come to realize that the approach and...

    Donald Trump Is about to Become America’s President. Here’s What His Foreign Policy Should Be.
    Nov14

    Donald Trump Is about to Become America’s President. Here’s What His Foreign Policy Should Be.

    Doug Bandow Few people expected there to be a President-elect Donald Trump. Winning the election wasn’t easy. Governing will be much tougher. Although the Americans who voted for him likely are most interested in domestic and economic reform, international challenges are likely to prove more pressing. Indeed, the world may be messier in...

    Russian Authorities Say Foiled Terrorist Plot
    Nov14

    Russian Authorities Say Foiled Terrorist Plot

    FSB detains Central Asian suspects allegedly planning to replicate the 2015 Paris attacks. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Trump’s victory spells trouble but also exciting, unimagined opportunities
    Nov14

    Trump’s victory spells trouble but also exciting, unimagined opportunities

    A Donald Trump presidency is as unpredictable as it was unexpected. While some have welcomed the result, for many Americans, as for America’s friends and allies, there is a deep sense of unease about the future. Yet, strange as it may sound, the outcome of this election may depend more on what we make of it than on what Trump and his...

    Memo to the Next Administration: Defense Spending Must Be For Actual Defense
    Nov14

    Memo to the Next Administration: Defense Spending Must Be For Actual Defense

    In a disturbing indication of how difficult it would be to bring military spending in line with actual threats overseas, House Armed Services Chairman Rep. Mac Thornberry (R – TX) told President Obama last week that his war funding request of $11.6 billion for the rest of the year was far too low. That figure for the last two months of 2016 is...

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