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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Poznan: Translating Entrepreneurship into Understanding Business Services
    May15

    Poznan: Translating Entrepreneurship into Understanding Business Services

    For Poznań, Poland’s fifth largest city, 2016 was a fantastic year. Not only did its manufacturing and retail sector grow by nine and thirteen per cent respectively, but labour productivity also increased by six per cent and unemployment didn’t even reach two per cent — the lowest in Poland. In addition, the city attracted more...

    WannaCry hackers had no intention of giving users their files back even if they pay
    May15

    WannaCry hackers had no intention of giving users their files back even if they pay

    WannaCry Ransomware Demands AvastAs the effects of the WannaCry global ransomware attack continue to be felt, there is evidence emerging that the hackers are not decrypting the files of victims who decided to pay the US $300 ransom. A commenter on cybersecurity expert Troy Hunt’s blog recounted that one of his customers had paid the ransom...

    In Memoriam: Yevhen Hrytsyak, Leader of the Norilsk Uprising
    May15

    In Memoriam: Yevhen Hrytsyak, Leader of the Norilsk Uprising

    Yevhen Hrytsyak, one of the leaders of the 1953 Norilsk Uprising, has died at the age of 90. In his message on the news, President Petro Poroshenko spoke both of deep sorrow at his passing and of “profound gratitude for his example of an unbreakable spirit and will to fight for freedom”. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Even Remembrance of the Crimean Tatar Deportation prohibited in Russian-occupied Crimea
    May15

    Even Remembrance of the Crimean Tatar Deportation prohibited in Russian-occupied Crimea

    Crimean Tatars are for the fourth time facing bans and likely arrests on the 73rd anniversary of the Deportation in 1944 of the entire Crimean Tatar people from their homeland …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Also in Media: “Ukraine Freedom March set for May 20 in Washington” | The Ukrainian Weekly | May 14, 2017
    May14

    Also in Media: “Ukraine Freedom March set for May 20 in Washington” | The Ukrainian Weekly | May 14, 2017

    The march – with a full police escort – is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. at the Washington Monument and conclude at the Holodomor Memorial, near Union Station, where a vigil is to be held, concluding at approximately 5:30 p.m. Among the invited guest speakers are analyst Paul Goble, Peter Borisow, president of the Hollywood Trident Foundation;...

    Fireworks, feelings, and fraught relations at Eurovision 2017
    May14

    Fireworks, feelings, and fraught relations at Eurovision 2017

    For one week in May, the bleary-eyed in our workplaces are not the sports fans following northern hemisphere leagues, nor are they the new parents. They are Eurovision fans. And we are legion. The Eurovision Song Contest offers its fans glitz (or at least glitter), glamour, politics, intrigue, increasingly limited lessons in how to count in...

    Ukraine: Europe’s frozen conflict
    May14

    Ukraine: Europe’s frozen conflict

    The attitude of the Europe, Russia and US to the situation in Ukraine is one that beggars’ belief: on the one hand, a collective denial that Russian forces are involved, on the other, a collective wish not to see it at all. This is despite the presence of OSCE observers who are documenting the frozen conflict in the east. This may be...

    Shut Down the ‘Russia-gate’ Farce
    May13

    Shut Down the ‘Russia-gate’ Farce

    The level of lunacy we’ve reached can be measured by the brouhaha over the presence of Russian photographers in the Oval Office during Sergey Lavrov’s visit: no US photographers were allowed, but the Russians somehow got in and the Paranoid Brigade went into overdrive. They may have planted “bugs” there! No, this wasn’t nutjob...

    Massive global ransomware attack highlights faults and the need to be better prepared
    May13

    Massive global ransomware attack highlights faults and the need to be better prepared

    Wana Decrypt0r 2.0 Ransomware Screen AvastA massive malware attack was launched on Friday, affecting at least 75,000 computers in 99 countries. Computers running Microsoft Windows were infected with “WanaCrypt0r 2.0 or WannaCry” ransomware. Once infected, all of the files on the computer are encrypted by the malware, which then displays a ransom...

    NATO and EU defence [What Think Tanks are thinking]
    May12

    NATO and EU defence [What Think Tanks are thinking]

    Written by Marcin Grajewski, © Ch_Alexandr / Fotolia The US President, Donald Trump, will meet with the other leaders of the NATO member states at a summit in Brussels on 25 May 2017. Among issues on the table are the new US Administration’s commitment to Europe’s security, and the levels of military spending in Europe, which...

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