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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Britain, France seek more EU sanctions on Syria, Russia over Aleppo
    Oct13

    Britain, France seek more EU sanctions on Syria, Russia over Aleppo

    Britain and France are leading EU efforts to impose more sanctions on Syrians close to President Bashar al-Assad in response to the devastating bombing of Aleppo, diplomats said on Wednesday (12 October), signalling that Russians may eventually be added to the list. …read more Source:...

    Natalie Jaresko Says $25 Billion More Needed to Make Ukraine’s Reforms Irreversible
    Oct13

    Natalie Jaresko Says $25 Billion More Needed to Make Ukraine’s Reforms Irreversible

    Fatigue, Vested Interests, and Populism Threaten Ukraine’s “Longest and Most Successful” Reform Process “There’s no country in the world that has been in such dire circumstances and yet turned around the economy in such a short period of time,” said Natalie Jaresko, who served as Ukraine’s Finance Minister from December 2014 to...

    What Has Communism Cost The World?
    Oct13

    What Has Communism Cost The World?

    How many deaths is too many? VOC’s #CommunismKills campaign begins with the premise that each individual life taken by communism is one too many. Communism has killed over 100,000,000 people over the last 100 years and continues to do so in the countries of China, Cuba, North Korea, Vietnam, and Laos. This staggering number represents more...

    How Many Have Been Killed By Communism?
    Oct13

    How Many Have Been Killed By Communism?

    How many deaths is too many? VOC’s #CommunismKills campaign begins with the premise that each individual life taken by communism is one too many. Communism has killed over 100,000,000 people over the last 100 years and continues to do so in the countries of China, Cuba, North Korea, Vietnam, and Laos. This staggering number represents more...

    What Ukraine Can Learn from Romania’s Fight against Graft
    Oct12

    What Ukraine Can Learn from Romania’s Fight against Graft

    In 2015, Romania got serious about its corruption problem. DNA, its aggressive anticorruption body, indicted 1,250 public officials, including the sitting prime minister. Five other ministers, twenty-one members of parliament, and Bucharest mayor Sorin Oprescu were indicted. The agency ordered the seizure of nearly half a billion euros.Romania is...

    Judy Asks: Are Referenda Dangerous?
    Oct12

    Judy Asks: Are Referenda Dangerous?

    Rosa Balfour – Senior fellow in the Europe Program at the German Marshall Fund of the United States Little wisdom is to be found in the contemporary use of referenda. They are sold as tools of direct democracy to promote political participation among citizens who have turned away from politics. But in practice, they prize majoritarian...

    Why Russia Fears NATO
    Oct12

    Why Russia Fears NATO

    Ted Galen Carpenter Adam Twardowski takes umbrage at arguments that I and other members of the realism and restraint camp have made that NATO’s behavior over the past two decades has exacerbated tensions with Russia. He begins his rebuttal with a drive-by smear that is increasingly in vogue among neoconservatives, dismissing such arguments...

    Why Russia Fears NATO
    Oct12

    Why Russia Fears NATO

    Ted Galen Carpenter Adam Twardowski takes umbrage at arguments that I and other members of the realism and restraint camp have made that NATO’s behavior over the past two decades has exacerbated tensions with Russia. He begins his rebuttal with a drive-by smear that is increasingly in vogue among neoconservatives, dismissing such arguments...

    October 12th, 2016
    Oct12

    October 12th, 2016

    CHINA Protests Outside Chinese Defense Ministry at Army CutsTHE GUARDIAN More than 1,000 protesters have walked and chanted in front of China’s defense ministry, in the latest apparent demonstration by soldiers as the world’s largest standing military modernizes and downsizes. Demonstrations on such a large scale are rare in the...

    Which EU commercial ships still go to Russian-occupied Crimea?
    Oct12

    Which EU commercial ships still go to Russian-occupied Crimea?

    Private commercial vessels from several EU states reportedly still go to the seaports of Russian-occupied Crimea, in a blow to the international sanctions prohibiting any interaction with the peninsula. UAT: Which EU commercial ships still go to Russian-occupied Crimea? …read more Source: The American Center for a European...

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