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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    No Peace without the People: A Case for Grassroots Reconciliation in Ukraine
    Oct20

    No Peace without the People: A Case for Grassroots Reconciliation in Ukraine

    This week’s meeting in Paris of the Normandy Four is a critical one. If there is no measurable progress there to advance a framework for peace in Ukraine, public sentiment that Minsk is exhausted as a peace process will only grow. (Editor’s note: France, Germany, Russia, and Ukraine agreed to a preliminary roadmap for implementing the...

    Russia is systematically driving tortured Ukrainian political prisoner insane
    Oct20

    Russia is systematically driving tortured Ukrainian political prisoner insane

    Russia’s Ukrainian political prisoner Stanislav Klykh’s rejection of his lawyer on Oct 17 and request for a singer to replace her is almost certainly linked with his psychologically disturbed state after 10 months of torture and psychotropic drugs, yet Russia is continuing to deny him a proper psychiatric assessment …read more...

    Sentsov’s lawyer to defend Russia’s new tortured ‘Ukrainian Crimea saboteur’ hostage
    Oct20

    Sentsov’s lawyer to defend Russia’s new tortured ‘Ukrainian Crimea saboteur’ hostage

    2 and a half years after Russia’s FSB first seized Crimean filmmaker Oleg Sentsov and 3 other opponents of Russia’s annexation, and charged them with a non-existent ‘terrorist plot’, the same scenario is being followed with (at least) two other Ukrainians. Yevhen Panov and Andriy Zakhtei have been illegally taken to Moscow with...

    Head of Beleaguered Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Crimea detained after informing PACE of rights abuses
    Oct20

    Head of Beleaguered Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Crimea detained after informing PACE of rights abuses

    Archbishop Kliment, the Head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church under the Kyiv Patriarchate in Crimea, was detained on Oct 19. He was released this time but fears that Russia may be planning to ban him from occupied Crimea as it has Mustafa Dzhemliev and others …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Europe Funds Russian Aggression in Ukraine, Syria, and Beyond
    Oct20

    Europe Funds Russian Aggression in Ukraine, Syria, and Beyond

    On October 20, the Council of the European Union will consider its strategy toward the Russian Federation. Following the resolution of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Europe faces a genuine challenge: to recognize Russian aggression against Ukraine for what it is, and to provide truly effective measures to stop Moscow...

    Russian Soldiers Sent to Ukraine Tracked by Hypermarkets and Unmarked Graves
    Oct20

    Russian Soldiers Sent to Ukraine Tracked by Hypermarkets and Unmarked Graves

    Moscow’s continued denial of direct military aggression in Ukraine convinces nobody, it seems, with the latest confirmation coming from an unexpected, if sadly typical, source …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Turkish Stream: The Cost of Russia’s Stubbornness
    Oct20

    Turkish Stream: The Cost of Russia’s Stubbornness

    Unlike Russian gas pumped via Ukraine and Germany, that flowing through Turkey will face tough competition from Azerbaijani, Iranian, Iraqi, and possibly even Turkmen and Israeli gas. Gazprom’s rivals won’t need to ship their gas as far, and they will have much lower pipeline construction costs. The gas market in southeastern Europe...

    Outlook for the European Council of 20-21 October 2016
    Oct20

    Outlook for the European Council of 20-21 October 2016

    Written by Ralf Drachenberg and Izabela Bacian, doom.ko/shutterstock The 20-21 October 2016 European Council meeting will focus primarily on migration and trade issues, but will also address global economic issues and external relations. On migration, EU leaders will most likely concentrate on progress on the Partnership Framework of cooperation...

    Theresa May to tell EU leaders UK wants “smooth” Brexit and there will be no second referendum
    Oct20

    Theresa May to tell EU leaders UK wants “smooth” Brexit and there will be no second referendum

    Theresa May to tell EU leaders UK wants “smooth” Brexit and there will be no second referendumPrime Minister Theresa May is due to tell EU leaders at her first European Council meeting in Brussels today that she wants a “smooth, constructive, orderly” Brexit process, but Council President Donald Tusk has not planned a substantive discussion on...

    Ukraine: Caring for the dead
    Oct20

    Ukraine: Caring for the dead

    Article | Recovering the bodies of people killed in conflict and handling them with respect is essential, in Ukraine as in every country. Forensic personnel play a vital role, and the ICRC is supporting forensics work in Ukraine. …read more Source: International Committee of the Red...

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