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    The EU-Ukraine Association Agreement and Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area: New Legal Instrument for EU Integration without Membership
    May19

    The EU-Ukraine Association Agreement and Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area: New Legal Instrument for EU Integration without Membership

    The EU-Ukraine Association Agreement and Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area: New Legal Instrument for EU Integration without MembershipGuillaume Van der Loo19 May 2016 …read more Source: Centre for European Policy...

    Banning the Majlis: Another Manifestation of Russian Repression of the Crimean Tatars
    May19

    Banning the Majlis: Another Manifestation of Russian Repression of the Crimean Tatars

    On 26 April, the Supreme Court of Crimea banned the Majlis, the representation of Crimean Tatars, recognising it as an extremist organisation. Thus, Russia has eliminated opposition activity by the Crimean Tatars, replacing the Majlis with Russian-created structures that present the façade of representing the Tatar community. The growing Russian...

    IMF Praises Ukraine’s Progress
    May19

    IMF Praises Ukraine’s Progress

    But country must still implement a series of reforms before funds start to flow again. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Leave camp condemns “uncontrolled migration” as number of EU workers in UK reaches new record-high
    May19

    Leave camp condemns “uncontrolled migration” as number of EU workers in UK reaches new record-high

    Leave camp condemns “uncontrolled migration” as number of EU workers in UK reaches new record-highThe number of EU migrants working in Britain rose by a record-high 250,000 to reach over 2.2 million last year according to official figures from the Office for National Statistics. EU-born workers from Spain, Portugal, Italy and France rose 22% from...

    TI Ukraine and ANTAC appeal to NAPC for timely launch of E-Asset Declaration System in Ukraine
    May19

    TI Ukraine and ANTAC appeal to NAPC for timely launch of E-Asset Declaration System in Ukraine

    Transparency International Ukraine and Anti-Corruption Action Centre are welcoming the establishment of the National Agency for the Prevention of Corruption (NAPC) and are fully supportive of the anti-corruption work it is entitled to perform. We believe the NAPC has all leverages and capacities to be the leading and the most effective corruption...

    Russian Protest Artist Pavlensky Alleges Police Brutality
    May19

    Russian Protest Artist Pavlensky Alleges Police Brutality

    Best known for such protest actions as nailing his scrotum to Red Square or cutting off a piece of his ear, Russian political-protest artist Pyotr Pavlensky continues to put his body on the line …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Crimean Muslims face 15-year Sentences for Invented &#146Terrorism&#146
    May19

    Crimean Muslims face 15-year Sentences for Invented &#146Terrorism&#146

    The trial has begun of four Crimean Muslims accused by Russia of involvement in an organization – Hizb ut-Tahrir – which is legal in Ukraine but which Russia and Uzbekistan have declared ‘terrorist’ without providing any reason. The ‘court’ on Wednesday also saw no need for the defence to be shown any proof. …read more...

    After April Violence in Karabakh, Armenia’s Distrust in Russia Keeps Growing
    May19

    After April Violence in Karabakh, Armenia’s Distrust in Russia Keeps Growing

    Last month’s deadly skirmishes along the line of conflict in Karabakh (April 2–5), the so-called “four-day war,” highlighted the need for a reinvigorated international mediation effort. Immediately afterward, Russia appeared ready to take the initiative. The ceasefire agreement brokered by Moscow, on April 5, followed by Prime Minister...

    New Divisions May Reduce Russian Army’s Combat Readiness
    May19

    New Divisions May Reduce Russian Army’s Combat Readiness

    During a regular ministerial conference call, on May 4, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu clarified previously declared plans to counter the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). He noted, “The defense ministry is taking a number of measures to counteract the buildup of NATO forces in the immediate vicinity of Russian borders. Two new...

    Rough Landing: What the Transaero Saga Tells Us About Russia’s Economy
    May19

    Rough Landing: What the Transaero Saga Tells Us About Russia’s Economy

    The death of airline Transaero is an unfortunate microcosm of everything wrong with Russia’s business climate. May 18, 2016 By: Aaron Schwartzbaum On October 1, 2016 Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev announced that Transaero, Russia’s second largest airline, would go bankrupt. Though the story did not receive much play in Western...

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