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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    IWP Organized Study Visit of US Thought Leaders to Ukraine
    Mar02

    IWP Organized Study Visit of US Thought Leaders to Ukraine

    On 8-10 February of 2017 the IWP organized a study visit for 18 opinion leaders from the USA to Ukraine. The study visit was a gathering of a selective group of experts, journalists, and think-tankers from the United States. …read more Source: Institute of World...

    Ukraine hopes to join Poland in challenging EU pipeline decision
    Mar02

    Ukraine hopes to join Poland in challenging EU pipeline decision

    Ukrainian state energy company Naftogaz is seeking to join Polish gas firm PGNiG in a court case challenging the European Union’s decision to give Russia’s Gazprom more access to the Opal gas pipeline in Germany. …read more Source:...

    March 2nd, 2017
    Mar02

    March 2nd, 2017

    CAMBODIA Cambodia Activist Kem Ley’s Murder Trial BeginsBBC A trial has begun in Cambodia of a man charged with killing prominent activist and government critic Kem Ley, who was shot dead at a petrol station in the capital Phnom Penh in July 2016. Police said at the time it was a dispute over money. But there are suspicions that the murder...

    Protecting Intellectual Property to Encourage Business Confidence
    Mar02

    Protecting Intellectual Property to Encourage Business Confidence

    The protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights (IPR) in Ukraine has received significant attention over the last few years, particularly within the context of Ukraine’s inclusion in the Priority Watch List of the United States Trade Representative’s (USTR) “Special 301” Report, as one of the countries where particular...

    Good news in an era of fake news: the public is becoming wiser about how the media works
    Mar02

    Good news in an era of fake news: the public is becoming wiser about how the media works

    ‘Believe me’ is one of Donald Trump’s most often-used catchphrases. Evan El-Amin/ShutterstockStorytelling is a key part of human culture. Where politics and power are concerned, stories become something not only to be told, but to be shaped and influenced – so that, in many cases, they are used to mislead or deceive. Recent...

    The Kuril Islands and Russia’s Pacific Interests
    Mar02

    The Kuril Islands and Russia’s Pacific Interests

    By Laurenz Gehrke and Allison Fedirka Russian and Japanese officials are preparing for March 14 talks in Tokyo to discuss the economic development of the Kuril Islands. Territorial claims over the archipelago have been a subject of dispute between Russia and Japan since the 19th century. The islands have remained under Russia’s control...

    The Illusion of Military Victory in Syria
    Mar02

    The Illusion of Military Victory in Syria

    This week, Russia again used its veto to protect Syria from UN Security Council chemical weapons sanctions. While Russia’s involvement in Aleppo has emboldened Bashar al-Assad, Putin’s agreement with Turkey over a border buffer zone calls into question the viability of the Syrian regime. Last December the men, women and children of...

    Rights groups call for EU action in defence of democracy in Poland
    Mar02

    Rights groups call for EU action in defence of democracy in Poland

    Polish and international human rights organizations have signed an open letter requesting the European Commission to launch the third stage of the rule of law procedure, which would mean the triggering of the measures under Article 7 of Treaty of the European Union. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Not the Right Way to Bring Yanukovych to Trial
    Mar02

    Not the Right Way to Bring Yanukovych to Trial

    The Kremlin is well known for pulling former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych out of hiding for its own purposes. Now Ukraine’s leaders have been accused of using Yanukovych as an excuse to push legislation that may have dangerous repercussions for Ukraine’s justice system—while not necessarily bringing Yanukovych and his cronies...

    43% of Russians feel proud of Russia’s annexation of Crimea
    Mar02

    43% of Russians feel proud of Russia’s annexation of Crimea

    Russians are united only in pride at the Soviet Union’s victory in the Second World War over 70 years ago, according to a survey by the renowned Levada Centre. The survey is, however, telling also in what it does not ask and in the framing of the questions, with this particularly applying to the one question about Crimea. …read more...

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