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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Fixing Europe’s collective insecurity
    Jul19

    Fixing Europe’s collective insecurity

    Leaders of NATO countries will open a summit in Warsaw on Friday which is expected to authorize a force of 4,000 soldiers in the Baltics and Poland — an attempt to prevent Russia from repeating its Ukraine policy of instigating an insurgency somewhere in the alliance’s eastern flank. Russia has already vowed to respond by deploying three...

    Tymoshenko and Kolomoyskyi Score Wins in Ukraine’s Special Elections
    Jul19

    Tymoshenko and Kolomoyskyi Score Wins in Ukraine’s Special Elections

    Populism is on the rise in Ukraine, so it’s little surprise that Fatherland party leader Yulia Tymoshenko and oligarch Ihor Kolomoyskyi gained the most in Ukraine’s special parliamentary elections on July 17. Elections were held in seven districts across the country. Fatherland candidates won in Kherson and Poltava, while...

    Russian Heads Roll in Doping Scandal
    Jul19

    Russian Heads Roll in Doping Scandal

    Allegations of state-sponsored doping during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics might lead to Rio Games ban. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Turkey Convulsed by Failed Coup: Turkish Voters, Not Soldiers, Should Topple Erdogan
    Jul19

    Turkey Convulsed by Failed Coup: Turkish Voters, Not Soldiers, Should Topple Erdogan

    Doug Bandow Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ruled Turkey for more than a decade. He should be enjoying his time of triumph. He towers above the political system, able to create and dismiss governments at will. The mayor turned prime minister turned president created a new, victorious Islamic movement. He eradicated the gaggle of old, squabbling secular...

    Energy Reforms in Ukraine: On the Track to Climate Protection and Sustainability?
    Jul19

    Energy Reforms in Ukraine: On the Track to Climate Protection and Sustainability?

    The energy sector in Ukraine is undergoing a fundamental transition. Yet, to overcome old structures and deep-rooted corruption, Ukraine needs a clear long-term strategy on the transition to green economy and sustainable energy. German and the EU technical support can play a key role in this process. Two years after the Euromaidan protests in...

    With Blinders On
    Jul19

    With Blinders On

    Russia’s privileged young millennials are savvy and sophisticated but also disillusioned, paranoid, and politically apathetic. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Explaining Germany’s contradiction: Energy Union and Nord Stream 2
    Jul19

    Explaining Germany’s contradiction: Energy Union and Nord Stream 2

    The construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline between Russia and Germany has become one of the most controversial topics in European energy policy. For a majority of European policymakers and analysts, it seems hard to understand how Angela Merkel’s government can back the creation of a more secure Energy Union and a seemingly...

    Ukrainians Beware! Avoiding Arrest in Russian-Occupied Crimea in the Face of Mounting Repression
    Jul19

    Ukrainians Beware! Avoiding Arrest in Russian-Occupied Crimea in the Face of Mounting Repression

    New FSB interrogations only confirm the need for the advice just issued by the Crimean Human Rights Group for Ukrainians wanting to avoid being arrested for ‘extremist’ views such as Crimea is Ukraine. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Genuine Investigations and Prosecutions for Increasing Crimes Committed in Eastern Ukraine Urgently Needed
    Jul19

    Genuine Investigations and Prosecutions for Increasing Crimes Committed in Eastern Ukraine Urgently Needed

    Paris-Kharkiv, 19 July 2016. After a three-day seminar on documenting human rights violations held for Ukrainian lawyers and human rights defenders in Kharkiv from 4 to 6 July 2016, our organisations express their concern on the prevalent climate of impunity for crimes committed since the beginning of the armed conflict in Eastern Ukraine....

    Relations between NATO and Russia very closely resemble the time of the Cold War
    Jul19

    Relations between NATO and Russia very closely resemble the time of the Cold War

    A session of the NATO-Russia Council was the first since at the Warsaw summit the alliance announced its enhanced presence in Eastern Europe in response to Russia’s aggression in Ukraine. The meeting of the representatives of 28 NATO countries and Russia was only the second since 2014, when the relations between Kremlin and the alliance...

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