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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Civil society in Russia – Where external support is vital
    Sep13

    Civil society in Russia – Where external support is vital

    Russian NGOs are under pressure: They are hindered in their work with laws and checks by the authorities, paralyzed and driven to close down. External support is not only helpful, but vital. In the last four years, more than thirty new laws and legislative amendments have been passed in Russia that restrict personal freedoms, according to human...

    No right for digital participation in many regions of the world
    Sep13

    No right for digital participation in many regions of the world

    In many regions of the world the freedom of the Internet is just an illusion. Especially in Arab countries, the neighbouring states of Russia and Subsahara-Africa the year 2015 marked the lowest point for democratic participation and civil liberties. Isn’t it incongruous? More than two billion people around the world use a mobile phone,...

    Authoritarian repression under the pretext of sovereignty
    Sep13

    Authoritarian repression under the pretext of sovereignty

    The repression of civil societies activites in countries like Egypt and Russia are justified with the “protection of the states sovereignity” and the “principle of non-intervention”. When unwelcomed critique is silenced, activists need all our solidarity and support. Over the past years a number of states – democratic as...

    Modeling of FDI in business services: additional effects in case of Ukraine’s European integration
    Sep13

    Modeling of FDI in business services: additional effects in case of Ukraine’s European integration

    To analyze Ukraine’s deep and comprehensive integration with the EU, we develop a multi-regional general-equilibrium simulation model incorporating heterogeneous firms and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in business services. This allows for consideration of (a) trade growth in new varieties; (b) aggregate productivity changes attributed to...

    Kremlin-backed militants ‘arrest’ teenagers as ‘Ukrainian saboteurs’
    Sep13

    Kremlin-backed militants ‘arrest’ teenagers as ‘Ukrainian saboteurs’

    Militants from the so-called ‘Donbas people’s republic’ [DNR] have ‘arrested’ 7 teenagers and claim that they were blowing up civilian and military targets for Ukraine’s SBU [Security Service]. The reports, backed only by videos of the lads supposedly ‘confessing’, are chillingly similar to Russia’s recent...

    Belarusians Elect Their House of Representatives
    Sep13

    Belarusians Elect Their House of Representatives

    Belarus held parliamentary elections on Sunday, September 11. Two opposition-minded candidates have been elected to the Belarusian legislature’s lower chamber, the House of Representatives: Anna Konopatskaya from the United Civic Party (headed by Anatol Lebedko, a long-time opposition politician) and Elena Anisim, deputy chairperson of the...

    260 foreign ships identified as in breach of international law for entering Crimea
    Sep13

    260 foreign ships identified as in breach of international law for entering Crimea

    Black Sea News, together with the monitoring group of the Maidan of Foreign Affairs, have published a blacklist of 260 foreign ships that entered Crimea since Russia’s invasion and annexation up till August 15, 2016. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Ukraine’s Government Proposes to Ban Import of ‘anti-Ukrainian’ Books from Russia
    Sep13

    Ukraine’s Government Proposes to Ban Import of ‘anti-Ukrainian’ Books from Russia

    Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers has tabled a draft law proposing that books imported from Russia be checked for any ‘anti-Ukrainian’ content. Similar measures earlier targeted specific books and elicited protest. The new draft bill seems more sweeping in its potential scope, and dangerously vague. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human...

    Europe! This will be not only our war!
    Sep12

    Europe! This will be not only our war!

    Europe! This will be not only our war! Hard Ukrainian journalist question at the Forum in Poland, has done more than the efforts of the government delegation. …If we do not stop the Kremlin in Ukraine – you already without us will stop him in Poland, in Lithuania – everywhere … with millions of migrants around the neck and the enemy on the border...

    Another Landslide Win For the Status Quo in Belarus
    Sep12

    Another Landslide Win For the Status Quo in Belarus

    But the elections also brought an unexpected win for the opposition, which won two seats in parliamentary election for the first time in 20 years. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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