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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Russia’s youngest Ukrainian prisoner faints in court after week on hunger strike
    May12

    Russia’s youngest Ukrainian prisoner faints in court after week on hunger strike

    19-year-old Artur Panov lost consciousness during a court hearing in Rostov on the Don on May 10, a week after he declared a dry hunger strike, demanding to be returned to Ukraine. He collapsed in the cage he and recognized political prisoner Maxim Smyshlayev were held in and an ambulance needed to be called …read more Source: Kharkiv Human...

    New executive order on cybersecurity highlights need for deterrence, protection of key industries
    May12

    New executive order on cybersecurity highlights need for deterrence, protection of key industries

    Locking down the federal government. NicoElNico via shutterstock.comPresident Trump’s new executive order on cybersecurity for federal computer networks and key elements of the country’s infrastructure – such as the electricity grid and core communications networks – builds meaningfully on the work of the Obama administration. It...

    Young Ukrainian sentenced for ‘propaganda of communism’ on Facebook
    May12

    Young Ukrainian sentenced for ‘propaganda of communism’ on Facebook

    A Ukrainian has received a suspended sentence under a highly controversial ‘decommunization’ law, slammed by the Council of Europe’s legal experts, for photos and other material with communist symbols posted on Facebook …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Building a Reputation as a Business Services Destination
    May11

    Building a Reputation as a Business Services Destination

    Large cities have been on the radar of foreign companies that are looking to outsource in Poland, for several years now. With its academic potential, IT traditions and proximity to the large pool of talent in Ukraine and Belarus, Lublin is an interesting alternative. Lublin is a very young city with a population of 350,000 and twice as many...

    Getting Beyond Minsk: Toward a Resolution of the Conflict in Ukraine
    May11

    Getting Beyond Minsk: Toward a Resolution of the Conflict in Ukraine

    Photo credit: dimbar76 / Shutterstock.com The military conflict between Ukraine and Russia remains unresolved. The Minsk diplomatic process, which will be three years old in September 2017, committed Russia to a withdrawal of military forces from the Donbas region and committed Ukraine to constitutional reform and providing special status for the...

    Moldova Mulls Changes to Electoral System
    May11

    Moldova Mulls Changes to Electoral System

    Both potential changes drew international criticism for being a way for the current regime to shun accountability and stay in power longer. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Getting Beyond Minsk
    May11

    Getting Beyond Minsk

    Photo credit: dimbar76 / Shutterstock.com The military conflict between Ukraine and Russia remains unresolved. The Minsk diplomatic process, which will be three years old in September 2017, committed Russia to a withdrawal of military forces from the Donbas region and committed Ukraine to constitutional reform and providing special status for the...

    Eurovision’s Glitzy Pageant Jars with Pain of Ukraine Conflict
    May11

    Eurovision’s Glitzy Pageant Jars with Pain of Ukraine Conflict

    May 11, 2017 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Kleptocracy Daily: May 11, 2017
    May11

    Kleptocracy Daily: May 11, 2017

    News Former national security adviser Michael Flynn is reportedly at odds with his former Turkish client over two unusual payments totaling $80,000. The disagreement points to inconsistencies in Flynn’s accounts to the U.S. government about his work for foreign interests. Federal prosecutors issued grand jury subpoenas to associates of...

    Visa-free travel for Ukrainians clears final hurdle
    May11

    Visa-free travel for Ukrainians clears final hurdle

    The European Council today (11 May) approved visa-free travel for Ukrainians, fulfilling a key promise to cement ties with Kyiv as it remains embroiled in a deadly conflict with Russian-backed rebels. …read more Source:...

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