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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Think the U.S. and Europe Have a Lock on the 21st-Century Defense Market? Think Again.
    Oct06

    Think the U.S. and Europe Have a Lock on the 21st-Century Defense Market? Think Again.

    gepubliceerd door: August Cole Op: zondag, 18 september 2016. “Why nations like Israel, South Korea, Brazil, Russia and China are catching up—and could have a chilling effect on American alliances and defense partnerships globally”. There is a paradigm shift underway in the international defense marketplace, and it’s led by nations evolving...

    Understanding Why Colombians Voted Against Peace
    Oct06

    Understanding Why Colombians Voted Against Peace

    (Photo: AlCortés / Flickr) The Iran deal would have been dead in the water if it required two-thirds or even majority support in the Senate since every Republican — and a couple Democrats —opposed the initiative. It’s hard to know what a referendum would have produced. A majority of Americans wanted the Republican-controlled Congress to...

    Can we protect corporations from cybercrime?
    Oct06

    Can we protect corporations from cybercrime?

    Stuart Madnick, John Norris Maguire professor of information technology at the MIT School of Engineering, spoke at Securing Our Future: Cambridge Cyber Summit. The cyber threat is real. If you have control of valuable assets, including trillions of dollars of transactions, as the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Transactions (SWIFT)...

    Dealing with a simmering Ukraine-Russia conflict
    Oct06

    Dealing with a simmering Ukraine-Russia conflict

    Executive Summary A major foreign policy challenge that will confront the new U.S. administration from day one is Ukraine and its conflict with Russia. The February 2015 Minsk II settlement that was to end the fighting in Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region has yet to be implemented. There is little sign that Moscow wants a settlement,...

    Life in Ukraine’s conflict zone: The anxious reality
    Oct06

    Life in Ukraine’s conflict zone: The anxious reality

    The humanitarian situation in Eastern Ukraine is severe and requires an urgent solution. No drinkable water, a lack of access to coal for heating and uncertain electricity supplies are part of everyday life for Ukrainians in the conflict zone, writes Mark Demesmaeker. …read more Source:...

    New book by Christopher Hartwell is released in Europe and the UK
    Oct06

    New book by Christopher Hartwell is released in Europe and the UK

    Language English The dramatic events of Maidan in February 2014 shone a spotlight on the immense problems facing Ukraine. At the same time that Ukraine was undergoing turmoil, its western neighbor Poland was celebrating twenty-five years of post-communism with a rosy economic outlook and projections of continued growth. How could two countries...

    Russian ‘Foreign Agent’ NGO Fights Back
    Oct06

    Russian ‘Foreign Agent’ NGO Fights Back

    Human rights organization Memorial says it will continue its work, even if the damaging label of “foreign agent” sticks. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Berlin or Bust: Germany Key to Maintaining Sanctions on Russia
    Oct06

    Berlin or Bust: Germany Key to Maintaining Sanctions on Russia

    When Russia illegally annexed Crimea and armed separatists in eastern Ukraine, the United States and the European Union jointly condemned it. Together they introduced sanctions on Russia in July 2014 that limited access to finance for key companies in Russia’s energy, defense, and financial sectors; froze assets and banned travel for...

    Q&A: Is Ukraine Still Changing?
    Oct05

    Q&A: Is Ukraine Still Changing?

    Three Atlantic Council experts answer questions about Ukraine’s ongoing reforms.1. It’s been nearly three years since the Euromaidan protests began. How would you grade the pace and extent of Ukraine’s reforms?Anders Åslund, Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council: In 2014, Ukraine carried out two vital preconditions for economic...

    The Maltsev era
    Oct05

    The Maltsev era

    Politics The election is over. Systemic and non-systemic politicians have wearily drifted home (though it seems that some of them were already fatigued even before election campaigns were launched). Those in power have asserted it. Those who had nothing anyway, lost their state financing and wandered off. The status quo of the current political...

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