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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    8 years for integrity if you’re Crimean Tatar
    May10

    8 years for integrity if you’re Crimean Tatar

    Ali Asanov, a 33-year-old father of four, is facing an 8-year sentence on legally grotesque charges in a case targeting only Crimean Tatars. It is likely that he remains in detention because of his refusal to provide false testimony against Crimean Tatar leader Akhtem Chiygoz …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Virtual Militarism Grows Into Real Peril for Russia
    May09

    Virtual Militarism Grows Into Real Peril for Russia

    Tanks rumbled through Moscow over the past week before rolling across Red Square today (May 9) in the traditional, extravagant military parade marking Victory Day. Unlike in 2015 (which marked the round 70th anniversary of the end of World War II), there were no notable foreign guests in attendance at this year’s showcase of Russia’s...

    Trumpism — British Style
    May09

    Trumpism — British Style

    Transatlantic TakeWASHINGTON—The campaign for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union is a form of ‘Trumpism’ with British characteristics. Pro-Brexit (British exit) campaigners like Boris Johnson, the former Conservative mayor of London, and Nigel Farage, leader of the UK Independence Party, are, in some ways, like Donald Trump, the...

    Why EU Sanctions on Russia Are Overrated but Still Needed
    May09

    Why EU Sanctions on Russia Are Overrated but Still Needed

    Calls for canceling the EU’s sanctions on Russia after they expire in July 2016 have recently been gathering momentum across Western Europe. On April 28, the French parliament passed a non-binding resolution recommending that the EU’s trade limits and other restrictions on Russia be lifted. Framing the sanctions as both ineffective...

    Why Ukraine Needs the IMF
    May09

    Why Ukraine Needs the IMF

    Just after the May holidays, a mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) plans to visit Ukraine from May 10-18. The Ukrainian government and the informed public pay great attention to this event, and rightly so. Ukraine is likely to obtain a much delayed credit of $1.7 billion by mid-June. The beauty of the IMF is speed, competence,...

    Obama Ice Cream
    May09

    Obama Ice Cream

    A new Russian brand is only the latest in a line of controversial usages of the U.S. president’s image. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Ukraine’s Unique Totalitarian Trauma Offers Key to Historic Healing
    May09

    Ukraine’s Unique Totalitarian Trauma Offers Key to Historic Healing

    Across the former Soviet Union, May 9 is traditionally the date for Victory Day celebrations to mark the end of World War II. In Ukraine, it can often feel as if the war never actually ended. Ever since Ukraine gained independence in 1991, World War II has served as a proxy battleground for Ukrainians as they fight over the past in order to...

    PM speech on the UK’s strength and security in the EU: 9 May 2016.
    May09

    PM speech on the UK’s strength and security in the EU: 9 May 2016.

    Monday 09 May 2016 @ 15:10 10 Downing Street Prime Minister David Cameron sets out what the UK’s European Union membership means for British strength and security in the world. Introduction In 45 days’ time, the British people will go to polling stations across our islands and cast their ballots in the way we have done in this country...

    Spat in Moldova Over U.S. Presence
    May09

    Spat in Moldova Over U.S. Presence

    Tensions between pro-American and pro-Russian supporters are running high ahead of Victory Day parades. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Donetsk separatists parade banned weapons on Victory Day
    May09

    Donetsk separatists parade banned weapons on Victory Day

    Ukraine’s pro-Russian rebels today (9 May) commemorated the former Soviet Union’s victory over Nazi Germany by parading tanks and other heavy weapons banned under a fragile truce. …read more Source:...

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