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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Ukraine’s Ombudsman takes unprecedented and contentious step in defence of LGBT rights
    Apr05

    Ukraine’s Ombudsman takes unprecedented and contentious step in defence of LGBT rights

    Ukraine’s Anti-Discrimination Ombudsperson has set an important, though controversial, precedent by demanding that a petition purporting to ‘defend family values’ be removed from the President’s official website as in violation of the rights of sexual minorities and inciting discrimination. The petition in question “asked for...

    Russia Threatens Sanctions Over Latvia’s Education Reforms
    Apr04

    Russia Threatens Sanctions Over Latvia’s Education Reforms

    Riga makes Latvian the only language of instruction in high schools, triggering accusations of violating minority rights from the Russian parliament. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Six People Sentenced for Plotting to Kill Moldovan Oligarch
    Apr04

    Six People Sentenced for Plotting to Kill Moldovan Oligarch

    Decision comes a year after a series of international raids allegedly foiled an attempt on the life of Vladimir Plahotniuc. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Vloggers With a Cause
    Apr04

    Vloggers With a Cause

    Belarusian YouTube vloggers are free to talk about what they want – at their own risk. From Belarus Digest. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Narratives and Perceptions of the EU in Ukraine, Israel and Palestine
    Apr04

    Narratives and Perceptions of the EU in Ukraine, Israel and Palestine

    Invitation Only Research Event 17 April 2018 – 2:00pm to 3:30pmAdd to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Natalia Chaban, Professor of European Union …read more Source: Chatham...

    From Poster Child to Pariah: Poland Embraces Illiberalism
    Apr04

    From Poster Child to Pariah: Poland Embraces Illiberalism

    Over the course of the past two years, onlookers have been confounded at the speed with which Poland, a darling of shock therapy economics and liberal institutionalization, has spiraled towards illiberal democracy. Since the 2015 parliamentary election, the country has made a dramatic political U-turn, which has hurt its diplomatic efforts and...

    The Return of Imperialism: The Islamic Republic of Iran
    Apr04

    The Return of Imperialism: The Islamic Republic of Iran

    From right, Ruhollah Khomeini, Abdul-Karim Mousavi Ardebili, and Ali Khamenei – 1980s, image via Wikimedia CommonsBESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 786, April 4, 2018 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Moscow and Beijing are pulling the world back into twentieth-century geopolitics, but Iran is pulling it even farther backward in time: to the Age of...

    Petition regarding the ongoing failure to allow Azerbaijani journalist Fikret Huseynli to leave Ukraine
    Apr04

    Petition regarding the ongoing failure to allow Azerbaijani journalist Fikret Huseynli to leave Ukraine

    The Prosecutor’s office has effectively stolen Azerbaijani journalist Fikret Huseynli’s passport despite a court ruling which makes it possible for him to leave Ukraine …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Maidan activist arrested on suspicion of killing Berkut spetsnaz officers
    Apr04

    Maidan activist arrested on suspicion of killing Berkut spetsnaz officers

    Ivan Bubenchyk, the Maidan activist and veteran of the war in Donbas who was reported to have told a journalist in 2016 that he had shot and killed two Berkut special purpose police officers during Euromaidan has been arrested on suspicion of two murders and one attempted murder. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Russia uses hate speech to stir up fear and hatred of Ukrainians in occupied Crimea
    Apr04

    Russia uses hate speech to stir up fear and hatred of Ukrainians in occupied Crimea

    Russia is deliberately creating an atmosphere of fear and aggression in occupied Crimea with Ukraine and Ukrainians pitched as ‘the enemy’ …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

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