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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Twin crises in Syria and Ukraine prove the West cannot restrain Russia
    Sep22

    Twin crises in Syria and Ukraine prove the West cannot restrain Russia

    Only days after the latest ceasefire agreement came into force in Syria, a United Nations aid convoy en route to Aleppo was attacked and destroyed. The UN was quick to declare this both a premeditated attack and a war crime. Citing air space intelligence, the US government released a statement accusing the Russian Air Force of responsibility,...

    Central Europe and the Refugee Question: Cooperation, not Confrontation
    Sep22

    Central Europe and the Refugee Question: Cooperation, not Confrontation

    By Gabi Göbl, Christian Kvorning Lassen, Marko Lovec, Milan Nic and Paul Schmidt. Photo: Flickr|European Parliament, licensed by CC BY-NC-ND 2.0Abstract:The uncoordinated approaches in Central Europe in dealing with the increased arrivals of refugees during summer and autumn of 2015 have put the region into the spotlight of public attention. A...

    David Kramer: in Syria, the Kremlin is trying to divert attention from problems in the conflict in eastern Ukraine.
    Sep22

    David Kramer: in Syria, the Kremlin is trying to divert attention from problems in the conflict in eastern Ukraine.

    /The Russian policy of war in exchange for an artificial stability. For the failure of the Russian military adventure in Syria may follow destabilization in Russia ? / – GCSSI. September 21, Valery Kovalevsky Russia is more a part of the Syrian problem than its solution WASHINGTON Results of elections to the State Duma is not a sign of...

    How EU firms skirt sanctions to do business in Crimea
    Sep22

    How EU firms skirt sanctions to do business in Crimea

    Products for sale in the Crimean stores of two European retailers are being shipped there from Russia via a ferry and port subject to EU sanctions, transportation employees said, indicating that companies are finding ways to dodge the punitive regime in place since 2014. …read more Source:...

    ONS sees no major economic impact from Brexit vote so far, as OECD halves 2017 growth forecast
    Sep22

    ONS sees no major economic impact from Brexit vote so far, as OECD halves 2017 growth forecast

    ONS sees no major economic impact from Brexit vote so far, as OECD halves 2017 growth forecastThe Office for National Statistics (ONS) yesterday published its ‘Assessment of the UK post-referendum economy’, where it argued, “The post-referendum picture is still emerging and will continue to do so over coming months, quarters and years....

    Numbers Don’t Lie: Statistics Point To Massive Fraud In Russia’s Duma Vote
    Sep22

    Numbers Don’t Lie: Statistics Point To Massive Fraud In Russia’s Duma Vote

    According to one estimate, ” the scope of the falsification in favor of United Russia in these elections amounted to approximately 12 million votes” …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Free Trade Agreement With China Boosts Georgia’s Security, Strategic Regional Importance
    Sep22

    Free Trade Agreement With China Boosts Georgia’s Security, Strategic Regional Importance

    On September 13, First Deputy Prime Minister of the Georgian government and Minister of the Economy and Sustainable Development Dimitry Kumsishvili stated at a press conference that Tbilisi and Beijing had finalized a free trade agreement between their two countries. “China’s Commerce Minister Gao Hucheng plans to visit Tbilisi to sign a...

    Crimean Residents Vote in Russian Elections, Reluctantly
    Sep21

    Crimean Residents Vote in Russian Elections, Reluctantly

    For the first time since Russia annexed Crimea, Russian elections were held on the territory of the disputed peninsula. That elections were held in Crimea has been a source of contention between Russia and the international community. OSCE election observers refused to monitor the polls in Crimea, and the US and EU condemned the September 18...

    Meet Maxim Nefyodov: How Ukrainian Geeks Tackled Corruption in Public Procurement
    Sep21

    Meet Maxim Nefyodov: How Ukrainian Geeks Tackled Corruption in Public Procurement

    One day in September 2013, when Maxim Nefyodov, a managing partner at the investment firm Icon Private Equity, was leaving his office on Rylskiy Lane, he witnessed a funny scene. Accompanied by eight bodyguards, President Viktor Yanukovych’s odious ally, Yuriy Ivanyushchenko, was walking from an office building to his luxury SUV.To Nefyodov...

    Kleptocracy Daily: September 21, 2016
    Sep21

    Kleptocracy Daily: September 21, 2016

    China will shift the focus of its global hunt for graft suspects from evidence-gathering to the seizure of allegedly stolen assets. Other countries remain reluctant to cooperate, citing espionage and human rights concerns. (Reuters, Globe & Mail) In a major planned restructuring of Russia’s security services, the Kremlin is resurrecting...

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