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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Lukashenka’s Unending Anti-Corruption Drive
    Nov04

    Lukashenka’s Unending Anti-Corruption Drive

    The Belarusian president has carefully crafted his crusader image – a major factor in his staying power. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Russians Up in Arms Over Movie on Last Tsar’s Love Affair
    Nov04

    Russians Up in Arms Over Movie on Last Tsar’s Love Affair

    Morality police have dubbed Matilda unpatriotic, pornographic, and hurtful to the feelings of believers. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Observation Missions ‘Part of the Playbook’ of Russian Interference in US Elections
    Nov04

    Observation Missions ‘Part of the Playbook’ of Russian Interference in US Elections

    By Eleanor Rose and Iggy Ostanin Bellingcat looked at past performance and gathered analysis from chess genius Garry Kasparov to show why Russia observes US elections. Russia is poised to mount electoral observation of the US elections, which some fear could be used as part of a campaign to discredit the US presidential elections and weaken...

    Dutch referendum petition launched to oppose CETA ratification
    Nov04

    Dutch referendum petition launched to oppose CETA ratification

    A Dutch group very similar to the one which organised the referendum that blocked the EU-Ukraine association agreement has already collected over 190,000 signatures for blocking the ratification of CETA, the EU-Canada trade deal. …read more Source:...

    The Seesaw Saga of Russia-Iran Relations
    Nov04

    The Seesaw Saga of Russia-Iran Relations

    After a break of several days, fighting and air strikes in the Syrian city of Aleppo have renewed. The brief ceasefire in Aleppo had been intended to allow civilians and rebels to leave the besieged eastern section of the city via eight evacuation corridors. But by the time the ceasefire expired on Sunday, only a few civilians were reported to...

    Outcome of the European Council of 20-21 October 2016
    Nov03

    Outcome of the European Council of 20-21 October 2016

    Written by Ralf Drachenberg and Suzana Anghel, Migration was the main topic at the European Council of 20-21 October 2016, and featured most prominently in its conclusions. Other topics discussed were global and economic issues, external relations and trade issues, in particular the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement with Canada. This was...

    Kleptocracy Daily: November 3, 2016
    Nov03

    Kleptocracy Daily: November 3, 2016

    News Wanted: Western PR firms to polish the Kremlin’s image overseas, for fees of $30-50 million. (PR Week) After being designated a “core” leader at the CCP’s recent plenum, Xi Jinping has lambasted “conspiracies” and corruption among Chinese elites. (Bloomberg) Citing financial mismanagement, Vladimir Putin threatened to cut funding...

    Kremlin ‘Black Budget’ Grows as Official Spending Drops
    Nov03

    Kremlin ‘Black Budget’ Grows as Official Spending Drops

    Most classified budget lines go to the military and security, but the actual amounts are not disclosed. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Ukraine crisis: ICRC supports schools and kindergartens
    Nov03

    Ukraine crisis: ICRC supports schools and kindergartens

    Article | Schools in eastern Ukraine have been affected by the armed conflict, with some damaged by shelling. The ICRC is helping to make these schools safe and comfortable places where children can start to learn again. …read more Source: International Committee of the Red...

    Commission offers to help the Dutch revive EU-Ukraine pact
    Nov03

    Commission offers to help the Dutch revive EU-Ukraine pact

    The Dutch government announced that it would seek to move forward following the referendum in which a majority of voters rejected the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, by adding a declaration interpreting the treaty. The Commission said it was ready to help. …read more Source:...

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