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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Crimea: Authorities Detain Leading Tatar Activist
    Aug27

    Crimea: Authorities Detain Leading Tatar Activist

    Press ReleasesCrimea: Authorities Detain Leading Tatar Activist August 26, 2016Crimean authorities forcibly admitted Crimean Tatar activist Ilmi Umerov to a psychiatric clinic after nearly six months detention. …read more Source: Freedom...

    Nord Stream II: Shaking Hands with the Devil
    Aug26

    Nord Stream II: Shaking Hands with the Devil

    The gas pipeline Nord Stream II should double the existing natural gas transport capacity from Russia to Germany via the Baltic Sea. Juraj Mesík explains why the Kremlin will be the biggest winner of this project. Nord Stream II, a project which aims to double existing natural gas transport capacity from Russia to Germany via the Baltic Sea from...

    How One University Defied Putin and His Armed Mob
    Aug26

    How One University Defied Putin and His Armed Mob

    On July 7, 2014, Russian-backed separatists entered Donetsk and occupied four dormitories at Donetsk National University; armed gunmen expelled students from their rooms in the middle of the night. Nine days later, the separatists seized the entire university. During that summer, separatists stole at least seventeen university vehicles and...

    Steven Seagal Enjoys Belarusian Hospitality, With a Side of Carrots and Lard
    Aug26

    Steven Seagal Enjoys Belarusian Hospitality, With a Side of Carrots and Lard

    Known for cozying up to dictators, the Hollywood action hero was the guest of the Belarusian president. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Merkel’s refugee policy faces tough opposition from Visegrad countries and Austria
    Aug26

    Merkel’s refugee policy faces tough opposition from Visegrad countries and Austria

    Merkel’s refugee policy faces tough opposition from Visegrad countries and AustriaAt yesterday’s joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka said, “We cannot endorse a system that calls for mandatory quotas to distribute refugees.” Merkel conceded that “there are...

    2016 Travel Bursary Application Form
    Aug26

    2016 Travel Bursary Application Form

    Language English Please note that students between the ages of 17 – 30 who are currently enrolled in Grade 12, college, or university, who reside in British Columbia, outside of the Lower Mainland and Victoria are eligible to apply.The Fraser Institute will be offering two seminars in Vancouver. The first is on October 24, 2015, and the...

    Russian prosecutor demands long sentences for 4 Crimean Tatar political prisoners
    Aug26

    Russian prosecutor demands long sentences for 4 Crimean Tatar political prisoners

    The ‘trial’ is ending in Rostov [Russia] of four Crimean Muslims from Sevastopol, who are accused by the Russian occupiers of involvement in an organization which is legal in Ukraine. The prosecutor has demanded sentences of from 7 to 17 years. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Behind The Scenes In Ukraine, Ties To Putin Help Power Broker Pull Strings
    Aug26

    Behind The Scenes In Ukraine, Ties To Putin Help Power Broker Pull Strings

    More than a decade ago, Viktor Medvedchuk became known as the “Gray Cardinal” because his low profile masked unparalleled clout in the halls of power in Ukraine. These days, detractors call the millionaire tycoon and backroom politician with close personal ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin: tthe Prince of Darkness. …read...

    1 year on Sentsov & Kolchenko remain jailed & isolated, their persecutors untouched
    Aug26

    1 year on Sentsov & Kolchenko remain jailed & isolated, their persecutors untouched

    Civic activists have marked the first anniversary of the sentences passed on Crimean filmmaker Oleg Sentsov and civic activist Oleksandr Kolchenko by handing down their own verdicts on the Kremlin and the investigators, prosecutors and judges directly implicated in that show trial. Real liability, however, remains largely theoretical …read...

    Russia’s aggressive power is resurgent, online and off
    Aug26

    Russia’s aggressive power is resurgent, online and off

    Russia is flexing its cyberattack muscles. Glove with Russian-flag keyboard via shutterstock.comThe Bear is back. It’s happening on the ground in and around Ukraine, inside the virtual inboxes of the Democratic National Committee and at American news organizations. Russian cyberattacks are yielding eye-popping headlines warning not only of...

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