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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    What Putin Actually Said about Donald Trump
    Jul27

    What Putin Actually Said about Donald Trump

    When it comes to speculations about the Russian president’s love for Trump, Western observers are lost in translation By Olga Kuzmina July 27, 2016 The massive leak of emails from the Democratic National Committee, likely the work of Russian hackers, has fueled speculations that the move was an attempt by the Russian government to boost the...

    Lessons from Ukraine: Why a Europe-Led Geo-Economic Strategy is Succeeding
    Jul27

    Lessons from Ukraine: Why a Europe-Led Geo-Economic Strategy is Succeeding

    Over the past three years, the United States, Europe, and other Western allies have been unexpectedly successful at maintaining a unified, coherent, and effective policy to block Russian assertiveness. This is true even though proximity, intense interests, and the decision by Europe and the United States to rule out direct use of military force...

    Ukraine’s Deadly Profession: Three Journalists Attacked in July
    Jul27

    Ukraine’s Deadly Profession: Three Journalists Attacked in July

    On July 20, investigative journalist Pavel Sheremet was assassinated in Kyiv. Sheremet hosted a morning show at Radio Vesti and was a top reporter at Ukrainska Pravda. A crusading journalist and native of Minsk, Belarus, he had already been expelled from both Belarus and Russia. He was killed by a car bomb.It would be easy to dismiss...

    Moldova Earns IMF Reprieve
    Jul27

    Moldova Earns IMF Reprieve

    But scandal-plagued Chisinau hears latest of many warnings that it must reform its banks and clean up corruption before it can access international money. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Obama Hints at Russian Hand in Damaging Leak
    Jul27

    Obama Hints at Russian Hand in Damaging Leak

    U.S. intelligence agencies are investigating reports that government-backed hackers may have penetrated Democratic Party servers. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Moscow Patriarchate Throng Enters Kyiv
    Jul27

    Moscow Patriarchate Throng Enters Kyiv

    Officials, nationalists accuse marchers of being pawns in a Kremlin-backed effort to destabilize the country. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    All the Olympics are a stage, and all the athletes merely players: the rich history of the modern Games
    Jul27

    All the Olympics are a stage, and all the athletes merely players: the rich history of the modern Games

    The Olympics transfix us. Six in every ten people in the world – including both you, dear reader, and me – watched the London 2012 Olympics. Use of the word Olympics increased in relative frequency 3,300% between 1924 and 1984. But what are the Olympics to us, how are we to read them socially and politically? The Olympic Games are a theatre —...

    What do the Olympic medal tables say about your nation’s sporting priorities?
    Jul27

    What do the Olympic medal tables say about your nation’s sporting priorities?

    from www.shutterstock.comEach time the Olympic and Paralympic Games come around, a small minority of nations tend to do well. On average, only 25% of competing nations at the Olympics will win a gold medal – and they’re pretty much the same ones year in, year out. Intrigued, we dug into data spanning back to 1948 – derived from our...

    Trump, Putin and information warfare
    Jul27

    Trump, Putin and information warfare

    The recent DNC hack, which led to the leaking of emails purporting to show favouritism towards Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders, is another example of the arms race moving into cyberspace. It has also sparked a frenzied hunt for the perpetrator, with Russia the most logical candidate. Undermining Clinton’s bid for the White House — or so...

    Concern over Ban on Highly Controversial Orthodox Procession in Kyiv
    Jul27

    Concern over Ban on Highly Controversial Orthodox Procession in Kyiv

    Human rights activists have expressed concern over the Interior Minister’s order that police prevent a contentious procession organized by the Ukrainian Orthodox Church under the Moscow Patriarchate from entering Kyiv on foot …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

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