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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Judy Asks: Can Ukraine Turn the Corner?
    Sep14

    Judy Asks: Can Ukraine Turn the Corner?

    A selection of experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

    “We would give Ukraine weapons, but what is the guarantee that it will not sell to the left?”
    Sep14

    “We would give Ukraine weapons, but what is the guarantee that it will not sell to the left?”

    Goldfarb: Politicians and the US military directly say: “We would give Ukraine weapons, but what is the guarantee that it will not sell to the left?” West’s Love to Ukraine due primarily to the actions of Russia. But now the future of Ukraine depends on her own, because those who are against the country of lethal weapons is an objective...

    Pressure mounts on Crimeans to ‘vote’ in Russia’s illegitimate elections
    Sep14

    Pressure mounts on Crimeans to ‘vote’ in Russia’s illegitimate elections

    More reports are emerging of Crimean public sector workers being threatened with dismissal if they don’t turn up at the polling booths on Sept. 18. Russia is illegally holding its parliamentary elections in occupied Crimea and is typically using coercion to gain turnout amid calls to boycott the event. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human...

    FSB Torture & Fake Lawyers Rule in Russian-occupied Crimea
    Sep14

    FSB Torture & Fake Lawyers Rule in Russian-occupied Crimea

    More details have emerged of torture methods used to obtain videoed ‘confessions’ from Ukrainians Russia is holding incommunicado and accusing of ‘sabotage’ in Russian-occupied Crimea …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Ukraine’s SBU abducts asylum seeker, takes her by force to Russia
    Sep14

    Ukraine’s SBU abducts asylum seeker, takes her by force to Russia

    Ukraine’s Security Service [SBU] have illegally seized a 26-year-old woman who had just applied for asylum in Kharkiv and forcibly taken her to Russia in a move which human rights activists have called treachery and which suggests a baffling degree of collaboration between Russia and Ukraine’s security services …read more...

    Lukashenka Seeks to ‘Balance’ Moscow’s ‘Spiritual Influence’ in Belarus
    Sep14

    Lukashenka Seeks to ‘Balance’ Moscow’s ‘Spiritual Influence’ in Belarus

    Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka has been carrying on a rapprochement with the Vatican and has even been pushing for Pope Francis to visit Minsk (Interfax, May 23, August 19). Such efforts, along with discussions in the Belarusian media about the possibility of having the Belarusian Orthodox Church become autocephalous, are intended to...

    An Important Reform Milestone: An Independent Energy Regulator in Ukraine
    Sep13

    An Important Reform Milestone: An Independent Energy Regulator in Ukraine

    It is hard to find anything that unites the Ukrainian parliament as efficiently as the body’s regular and purposeful failure to adopt the bill on the National Commission for State Regulation of Energy and Public Utilities. Neither the demands of the expert community, nor the bill’s connection with Ukraine’s international...

    Here’s What Ukrainian-Americans Are Doing For Ukraine
    Sep13

    Here’s What Ukrainian-Americans Are Doing For Ukraine

    Ukraine’s Maidan revolution united Ukraine as a nation like never before, and it reinvigorated Ukrainian-American communities across the United States. While Ukrainian-Americans are well organized nationally through such organizations as the Ukrainian Congress Committee of Ukraine and in metropolitan areas with large Ukrainian communities,...

    Ukraine’s Signature Transparency Initiative Comes Under Fire Again
    Sep13

    Ukraine’s Signature Transparency Initiative Comes Under Fire Again

    In October 2014, Ukraine’s parliament passed a law requiring all public officials to file an electronic declaration disclosing their assets. The law requires the identification of assets directly held by officials, as well as those held by family members, which means officials can no longer hide illegally obtained assets in the names of...

    Russian Mining Giant Takes Blame for Turning River Red
    Sep13

    Russian Mining Giant Takes Blame for Turning River Red

    Norilsk Nickel has admitted that spillage from a dam caused the Daldykan River near the city of Norilsk to turn blood red. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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