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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Ukrainian citizens are now a group at risk in Russian-occupied Crimea
    Sep21

    Ukrainian citizens are now a group at risk in Russian-occupied Crimea

    Gury Kornilyev, a young botanist from Yalta, recently lost his job after two years of harassment over his rejection of Russian citizenship. He knows of two other colleagues who were dismissed or demoted for their pro-Ukrainian position, and they are only some of the many Ukrainian nationals who are now a group at risk in occupied Crimea...

    Crimean activist fined for ‘extremist post’ 4 YEARS before Russian annexation
    Sep21

    Crimean activist fined for ‘extremist post’ 4 YEARS before Russian annexation

    A court in Russian-occupied Crimea has fined Alexei Shestakovych 1,000 roubles for a video he reposted 4 years before Russia invaded and occupied Crimea. On the same day, another court rejected his appeal against a 20-thousand rouble fine for a totally peaceful picket in defence of Oleg Sentsov, Oleksandr Kolchenko and other political prisoners...

    Moscow Again Trying to Pit Ethnic Russians in Northeastern Estonia Against Tallinn
    Sep20

    Moscow Again Trying to Pit Ethnic Russians in Northeastern Estonia Against Tallinn

    Moscow is again stirring the pot in northeastern Estonia, trying to pit the ethnic-Russian community there against Tallinn. And it is doing so in the classic tradition of Vladimir Putin’s “hybrid” war: specifically, Russia is using a report prepared by the Estonian Security Police that leaked to the press in order to blame Tallinn for that...

    Lyudmila Ulitskaya: Writings for Eternal Memory
    Sep20

    Lyudmila Ulitskaya: Writings for Eternal Memory

    At an April prize ceremony in Moscow organized by Memorial, a human rights group that exposes Stalin-era repression, one of Russia’s most prominent writers was attacked. Assailants threw bright green antiseptic and hurled eggs into the face of 73-year-old Lyudmila Ulitskaya. Life in today’s Russia is simply like this for the...

    Kleptocracy Daily: September 20, 2016
    Sep20

    Kleptocracy Daily: September 20, 2016

    Delaware is trying to water down proposals to end anonymous companies, and has spent more than $2 million of taxpayer funds lobbying Congress since 2009. (Delaware Online) A new report by George Clooney’s NGO, The Sentry, shows how corrupt South Sudanese officials benefit from war crimes, corruption, and looting. After Beijing expelled 45...

    Putin Said to Favor Return to Old-Style Security Ministry
    Sep20

    Putin Said to Favor Return to Old-Style Security Ministry

    With parliament more solidly than ever in his pocket, Russian leader can now focus on the 2018 presidential election. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Putin’s Illusions about Crimea
    Sep20

    Putin’s Illusions about Crimea

    In the recent plenary session of the Eastern Economic Forum [on September 3 in Vladivostok], Russian President Vladimir Putin stated that the issue of Crimea’s ownership is historically closed.Despite the adamant tone, such statements do not show Russia’s confidence but instead reveal the Kremlin’s vulnerability on this issue....

    Georgia’s role in the trilateral format of relations with Turkey and Azerbaijan.
    Sep20

    Georgia’s role in the trilateral format of relations with Turkey and Azerbaijan.

    Gela Vasadze Special analyze for GCSSI … In these conditions, it becomes apparent that the development of the trilateral format of relations between Georgia, Turkey and Azerbaijan is not just a condition for the further growth of Georgia’s economy, but also to a large extent hedge the foreign policy risks increased in recent years. The fact...

    Lessons for the Ukraine Conflict: Fix the European Security Order, or Overhaul it?
    Sep20

    Lessons for the Ukraine Conflict: Fix the European Security Order, or Overhaul it?

    Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik, Rauchstrasse 17-18, Berlin19 September, 2016 – 19:00 to 20 September, 2016 – 19:00The Center on the United States and Europe at the Brookings Institution is organizing a workshop “Lessons for the Ukraine Conflict: Fix the European Security Order, or Overhaul it?” on the 20th September...

    Ukraine concerned at wavering support from Europe
    Sep20

    Ukraine concerned at wavering support from Europe

    Ukraine’s Vice Prime Minister in charge of EU relations is worried that European support for her country is weakening. But the slow pace of reform and persistent corruption have discouraged the West. EurActiv France reports. …read more Source:...

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