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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Counter-terrorist sanctions regimes: Legal framework and challenges at UN and EU levels
    Oct25

    Counter-terrorist sanctions regimes: Legal framework and challenges at UN and EU levels

    Written by Carmen-Cristina Cîrlig, © Argus / Fotolia Targeted sanctions against individuals and entities suspected of supporting terrorism are an important part of the United Nations Security Council’s counter-terrorism programme. Under the main counter-terrorist sanctions regimes created under Chapter VII of the United Nations (UN)...

    Uncanny under-performer: fixing V4 innovation gap
    Oct25

    Uncanny under-performer: fixing V4 innovation gap

    By Maciej Kuziemski. Photo: International Visegrad Fund.Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) has experienced unparalleled GDP growth in recent decades, nearly doubling the growth of the Eurozone in 2015, mainly through multinational companies’ investments and generous EU structural funds, yet has only slightly climbed the global value chain...

    The Myth of Putin
    Oct25

    The Myth of Putin

    By George Friedman The cover of the latest issue of the Economist features Russian President Vladimir Putin with a blackened face and glowing eyes. It is now official: Putin, and Putinism, are the work of the devil. That doesn’t simply mean that he is evil, but that, like the devil, Putin is powerful enough to face God and compete for...

    Attack targets Central Bank independence, Gontareva reputation
    Oct25

    Attack targets Central Bank independence, Gontareva reputation

    The draft law suggests dismissing the NBU head and deputy heads, to make the process of appealing against NBU rulings easier, and to make support for stabilizing the exchange rate the central bank’s main function. Some of these allegations – including questions over bond purchases during Gontareva’s time as head of Investment Capital...

    Could Finland become the next Ukraine?
    Oct25

    Could Finland become the next Ukraine?

    After annexing Crimea in 2014, having stated the region ‘must be returned to Russia’, one of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s former advisers said the Russian leader would be setting his sights on Finland. He said the Putin regime sees Finland’s independence as ‘treason against national interests’. DM: Could Finland...

    Russia is negotiating with Germany and France over Ukraine
    Oct25

    Russia is negotiating with Germany and France over Ukraine

    Ukraine has neither the money nor the state institutions to re-integrate it. But Russia, which started the war, does not want Donbas either. Two years after the Maidan revolution, Ukraine is stuck in a grey zone of half-reforms and half-war. While the country has held together better than many had expected, it has not transformed […] …read...

    Giving the public an opportunity to pay utility bills in instalments – is a half measure that does not solve the payment problem. That is what Volodymyr Omelchenko, Director for energy Programmes of the Razumkov Centre told ZIK news agency.
    Oct25

    Giving the public an opportunity to pay utility bills in instalments – is a half measure that does not solve the payment problem. That is what Volodymyr Omelchenko, Director for energy Programmes of the Razumkov Centre told ZIK news agency.

    Giving the public an opportunity to pay utility bills in instalments – is a half measure that does not solve the payment problem. That is what Volodymyr Omelchenko, Director for energy Programmes of the Razumkov Centre told ZIK news agency. “We have a lot, more than 5 million people who get subsidies. The Government is very concerned...

    How to attract investments in Ukraine We need a straightforward policy to ensure that investors feel more confident
    Oct25

    How to attract investments in Ukraine We need a straightforward policy to ensure that investors feel more confident

    The National Bank of Ukraine predicts 3-4% GDP growth in 2017 and up to 4-5% in 2019-2020. Based on current affairs and trends, this estimate seems quite reasonable. I cannot call it too optimistic, or pessimistic. But, if you ask whether this growth is enough for Ukraine then the answer is “no.” Unfortunately, 3-4% – a level...

    Canada seeks to cooperate with Russia in the Arctic
    Oct25

    Canada seeks to cooperate with Russia in the Arctic

    Despite tensions over conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, Russia and the West have maintained a strong working relationship in the Arctic and Canada’s new Liberal government is looking to further bolster that cooperation. …read more Source:...

    Cambodia’s Peace After 25 Years
    Oct25

    Cambodia’s Peace After 25 Years

    This week marks 25 years since the Paris Peace Accords marked the official beginning of the end of the violent civil war in Cambodia. The anniversary offers an opportunity to reflect on the hard-won lessons of how to rebuild after decades of conflict, the challenge of postwar justice, and how Cambodian peacebuilding efforts might be useful to...

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