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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Voting for a candidate who does not exist
    Oct23

    Voting for a candidate who does not exist

    Politics The Levada Center recently published results of a survey where respondents were informed that Vladimir Putin supports Andrey Semyonov, a fictitious figure who was supposedly nominated to run as a candidate for the presidency in the 2018 election. Survey respondents were asked whether they had heard of the candidate and whether they were...

    Ukrainian anti-corruption journalists come under intensive surveillance
    Oct23

    Ukrainian anti-corruption journalists come under intensive surveillance

    The Skhemy journalist project who have frequently exposed corruption by public officials in Ukraine has reported unexplained surveillance of one of their journalists, Oleksandr Chornovalov. While this is not the first time Skhemy journalists have been targeted, the surveillance has never before been so brazen …read more Source: Kharkiv...

    Another Crimean Tatar civic activist faces prison for saying that Crimea is Ukraine
    Oct23

    Another Crimean Tatar civic activist faces prison for saying that Crimea is Ukraine

    The FSB in Russian-occupied Crimea has formally charged 54-year-old Crimean Tatar activist Suleyman Kadyrov with making a ‘public call to violate Russia’s territorial integrity’ ffor a Facebook repost, with the comment “Crimea is Ukraine”. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Ukrainian anti-corruption journalists come under intensive surveillance
    Oct23

    Ukrainian anti-corruption journalists come under intensive surveillance

    The Skhemy journalist project who have frequently exposed corruption by public officials in Ukraine has reported unexplained surveillance of one of their journalists, Oleksandr Chornovalov. While this is not the first time Skhemy journalists have been targeted, the surveillance has never before been so brazen …read more Source: Kharkiv...

    Ukraine: The curse of geopolitics
    Oct22

    Ukraine: The curse of geopolitics

    The conflict in Ukraine over the Donbass region lumbers on, generally unnoticed unless there is a spike in the violence, as was the case earlier this year with Avdiivka. While this is clearly a battle over the future status of the Donbass region in the east and there is a genuine will amongst the separatist leaders for independence, the...

    GSA Names Ukraine as UK’s Offshoring Destination of the Year
    Oct22

    GSA Names Ukraine as UK’s Offshoring Destination of the Year

    Ukraine is the UK’s offshoring destination of the year according to the Global Sourcing Association (GSA) UK. The GSA looked at the outsourcing market from the perspective of the United Kingdom, the world’s second-largest outsourcing market. “This is a significant achievement for Ukraine, as the Award has been judged by their industry...

    The Czech elections are on the verge of common sense
    Oct22

    The Czech elections are on the verge of common sense

    President Miloš Zeman’s statement in the Palace of Europe regarding annexation of Crimea, triggered a violent reaction not only in Ukraine but also in the Czech Republic. This statement was condemned both by Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka and Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaorálek. Czech representatives in the European Parliament urged the...

    Watch List Findings: Oct. 21, 2017
    Oct21

    Watch List Findings: Oct. 21, 2017

    What follows are the preliminary findings for issues identified in the daily Watch Lists this week. We are only sending findings that we regard as significant or potentially significant to keep this list manageable. We have findings for all the Watch List items. Should you be interested in findings not listed here, please contact us and we will...

    Kleptocracy Weekly | October 20, 2017 | Top news and features on globalized corruption
    Oct20

    Kleptocracy Weekly | October 20, 2017 | Top news and features on globalized corruption

    ​ China: Xi Jinping opened the 19th CCP Congress with a three-and-a-half hour speech promising a “new era” for China as a “global power.” He set out “a vision of total control – with the party guiding not only the economy and the Internet but culture, religion and morals, writes Simon Denyer. (WaPo) Xi cited the “virus” of corruption as the...

    New MH17 Photograph Geolocated to Donetsk
    Oct20

    New MH17 Photograph Geolocated to Donetsk

    On October 19, 2017, the Joint Investigation Team (JIT), the Dutch-led criminal investigation into the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 (MH17) over Ukraine, published a new photograph Buk 332, the Russian Buk missile launcher that downed MH17 on July 17, 2014. Buk 332, previously identified by Bellingcat as ‘Buk 3×2,’ is an...

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