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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Surge of Chechen Asylum Seekers in Poland
    Jul08

    Surge of Chechen Asylum Seekers in Poland

    Belarusian border town has become main transit point for those on their way to Europe, who say they fear increased oppression back home. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    What does Putin want?
    Jul08

    What does Putin want?

    It’s a tough question, with various layers, and might make Putin himself pause. Here’s an attempt at an answer. Putin wants to win; he wants victory. So how he would he define victory? First, he must be able to rule securely till 2024, as a constitutional amendment he enacted allows. Securing that outcome means ensuring that key...

    Cyprus parliament calls for end to EU sanctions on Russia
    Jul08

    Cyprus parliament calls for end to EU sanctions on Russia

    Cyprus’ parliament yesterday (7 July) adopted a resolution calling on the government to work towards lifting European Union sanctions imposed on Russia over its involvement in the Ukraine conflict, officials said. …read more Source:...

    Divisive & Ill-Timed Renaming of Kyiv Street after Controversial Nationalist Leader
    Jul08

    Divisive & Ill-Timed Renaming of Kyiv Street after Controversial Nationalist Leader

    Kyiv’s City Council voted on July 7 to rename Moskovsky Prospekt Bandera Avenue, after the Ukrainian nationalist leader Stepan Bandera. The move would have always aroused controversy, but the timing could also not have been more insensitive, coming as it does on the eve of the 73rd anniversary of the Volyn Massacre. …read more Source:...

    Divisive & Ill-Timed Renaming of Kyiv Street after Controversial Nationalist Leader
    Jul08

    Divisive & Ill-Timed Renaming of Kyiv Street after Controversial Nationalist Leader

    Kyiv’s City Council voted on July 7 to rename Moskovsky Prospekt Bandera Avenue, after the Ukrainian nationalist leader Stepan Bandera. The move would have always aroused controversy, but the timing could also not have been more insensitive, coming as it does on the eve of the 73rd anniversary of the Volyn Massacre. …read more Source:...

    Held Prisoner & Tortured by Kremlin-backed Militants for Wanting to See His Parents
    Jul08

    Held Prisoner & Tortured by Kremlin-backed Militants for Wanting to See His Parents

    Volodymyr Fomichov has been held prisoner in the so-called ‘Donetsk people’s republic’ for over 6 months. He is believed to have been subjected to torture, and there are serious grounds for concern about his physical safety …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Held Prisoner & Tortured by Kremlin-backed Militants for Wanting to See His Parents
    Jul08

    Held Prisoner & Tortured by Kremlin-backed Militants for Wanting to See His Parents

    Volodymyr Fomichov has been held prisoner in the so-called ‘Donetsk people’s republic’ for over 6 months. He is believed to have been subjected to torture, and there are serious grounds for concern about his physical safety …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Alleged Chechen Mastermind of Istanbul Airport Attack Unpopular Within Chechen Diaspora
    Jul07

    Alleged Chechen Mastermind of Istanbul Airport Attack Unpopular Within Chechen Diaspora

    From the start of the conflict in Syria, access to the conflict zone has only been possible from the Turkish side. The militants’ dependence on Turkey forced them to avoid spoiling relations with the Turkish government. Even if Ankara did not help the militants in Syria, at least it allowed non-state actors to help the Middle Eastern...

    Putin Makes Promises on Confidence-Building Measures Russia Cannot Keep
    Jul07

    Putin Makes Promises on Confidence-Building Measures Russia Cannot Keep

    Last week (July 1), during a visit to Helsinki, Russian President Vladimir Putin threatened that Finland’s security would be undermined if the Nordic country decided to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Speaking at a joint press conference with his Finnish counterpart Sauli Niinistö, Putin insisted, “We cherish Finnish...

    How Ukraine Can Better Treat the Invisible Wounds of War
    Jul07

    How Ukraine Can Better Treat the Invisible Wounds of War

    Treating the “invisible wounds of war,” or psychological trauma, has become an important issue for international organizations in conflict zones. Ukraine is no exception. But the country is still learning how to best address this pressing mental health problem among combat veterans, internally displaced persons, and other vulnerable...

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