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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Russian AIDS Experts Warn of Looming Nationwide Epidemic
    Nov23

    Russian AIDS Experts Warn of Looming Nationwide Epidemic

    The Kremlin favors moralistic strategies rather than proven needle-sharing and drug substitution programs, critics charge. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    French polls: a foregone conclusion?
    Nov23

    French polls: a foregone conclusion?

    The French will elect their president in May 2017, but, in all likelihood, 10% of the 45 million-strong electorate may have already made a definitive decision about who the next president will be. Under the French electoral system, citizens elect the president directly through a two-round election. If none of the candidates gets an absolute...

    Event Summary: Obama’s legacy
    Nov23

    Event Summary: Obama’s legacy

    Written by Elena Lazarou, Bruce STOKES director of global economic attitudes at Pew Research Center Against the backdrop of Donald Trump’s surprise election victory the previous week, the External Policies Unit of EPRS organised an event asking ‘Will There Be an Obama Legacy: Impacts on America, Europe, and the World’, on Monday, 14...

    Trump, the unspeakable and democracy in America
    Nov23

    Trump, the unspeakable and democracy in America

    A portrait of US President-elect Donald Trump guards a residential backyard in Iowa, complete with lights and security cameras. Tony Webster/flickr, CC BY-NDThis article is part of the Democracy Futures series, a joint global initiative with the Sydney Democracy Network. The project aims to stimulate fresh thinking about the many challenges...

    Recording Appears To Tie Serbian Nationalist To Crimea Seizure
    Nov23

    Recording Appears To Tie Serbian Nationalist To Crimea Seizure

    A Serbian nationalist leader who is accused of plotting to kill Montenegro’s prime minister may have helped send fellow Serbian militants to Crimea to support Russia’s seizure of the Black Sea peninsula from Ukraine in 2014, a recorded conversation suggests . …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Prominent Kremlin-backed militant admits they don’t want the Minsk Agreement to work
    Nov23

    Prominent Kremlin-backed militant admits they don’t want the Minsk Agreement to work

    According to a prominent militant from the so-called ‘Donetsk people’s republic’ [DNR], Ukraine’s compliance with the Minsk Agreement is “not in their interests”. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Cynical 2nd sentence passed on Ukrainian political prisoner whom Russia is driving insane
    Nov23

    Cynical 2nd sentence passed on Ukrainian political prisoner whom Russia is driving insane

    The sentence passed on Nov 21 adds only a month to Russia’s 20-year sentence against Ukrainian Stanislav Klykh, but its cynicism is of extraordinary brutality …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Kleptocracy Daily: November 22, 2016
    Nov22

    Kleptocracy Daily: November 22, 2016

    On December 1, join KI at Busboys & Poets for the first event in a new debate series: The Crisis of Big Money Media: Is It Time to Rein in Kleptocrats Who Seek to Dominate the World’s Information? News The U.S. says it won’t tolerate the targeting of family members to pressure graft suspects into returning to China. (Reuters) 178...

    25 Years of Independence: The Ukrainian Referendum
    Nov22

    25 Years of Independence: The Ukrainian Referendum

    On December 1, 1991, more than 92 percent of voters in Ukraine approved the Verkhovna Rada’s August Declaration of Independence. Mere days later, the Soviet Union dissolved and an independent Ukraine was born. The aftershocks of these events are still felt 25 years later, as questions of territory, sovereignty, and national identity remain...

    Crimean “saboteurs”
    Nov22

    Crimean “saboteurs”

    Russia / Europe The Russian FSB (the Federal Security Service) strives to boost the self-esteem of the Ukrainian security service time and time again. Statements from the Russian security service appear fascinating against the backdrop of the failure of the Ukrainian authorities to develop, at the very least, an official strategy concerning...

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