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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Two Perspectives on the Conflict in Afghanistan
    Mar30

    Two Perspectives on the Conflict in Afghanistan

    By Allison Fedirka With all the talk of Washington’s expelling Russian diplomats, it’s easy to overlook Afghanistan, an area in which Russia and the United States have butted heads for years. The list of things that confound their cooperation there is long, but perhaps no issue is more important now than the Islamic State. The United...

    Ukraine in NATO: Ambition Is Not Enough, We Must Deliver
    Mar30

    Ukraine in NATO: Ambition Is Not Enough, We Must Deliver

    NATO has recently updated its website to mention Ukraine as one of four aspirant countries. Ironically, several top Ukrainian officials jumped at the chance to portray this as a major breakthrough in getting closer to membership of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. In reality, nothing has changed. The only thing that NATO has done is to...

    Russian historian faces 9-year sentence for exposing the victims and perpetrators of Stalin’s Terror
    Mar30

    Russian historian faces 9-year sentence for exposing the victims and perpetrators of Stalin’s Terror

    Verdict is due on 3 April in the trial of Yuri Dmitriev, a world-renowned Russian historian and head of the Karelia branch of the Memorial Society. The prosecution has demanded a 9-year sentence, despite even the expert assessments ordered by the court dismissing the charges …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Russia Searches for Culprits in Deadly Mall Fire
    Mar30

    Russia Searches for Culprits in Deadly Mall Fire

    As thousands protest, regional governor says his main job is to quell opposition unrest. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Beyond the Rhetoric in the Rift Between Poland and Ukraine
    Mar29

    Beyond the Rhetoric in the Rift Between Poland and Ukraine

    Summary Since 2015, tensions between two important Eastern European countries, Poland and Ukraine, appear to have been rising. It is now common to see public officials from both countries criticizing each other, with Warsaw condemning policies introduced in Kiev, and vice versa. Frequent protests have also erupted. The rift mostly stems from the...

    Debate: What is missing in the ‘33 Theses for an Economics Reformation’
    Mar29

    Debate: What is missing in the ‘33 Theses for an Economics Reformation’

    Andrew Simms (New Weather Institute), Sally Svenlen (RE student), Larry Elliott (_Guardian_), Steve Keen (Debunking Economics) and Kate Raworth (Doughnut Economics) symbolically nail the “33 Theses” to the door of the London School of Economics in December 2017 rethinkeconomics.orgOn the occasion of the 500th anniversary of Martin...

    Watch List: March 29, 2018
    Mar29

    Watch List: March 29, 2018

    The items listed below represent potential emerging issues that our analysts are tracking. These can be long term or short term, but will be updated daily. If an item on our Watch List becomes critical, we will email you a full analysis explaining its significance. Each Saturday, we will follow up our daily Watch List for each week with our...

    Innocent Until Predicted Guilty? Artificial Intelligence and Police Decision-Making
    Mar29

    Innocent Until Predicted Guilty? Artificial Intelligence and Police Decision-Making

    The use of artificial intelligence and algorithms has the potential to enhance various aspects of criminal justice decision-making. However, these capabilities bring with them a number of complex ethical and legal considerations, which are at present quite poorly understood.Download the article (PDF)2017 was an extraordinary year for artificial...

    The relationship with Russia: troublesome but multi-faceted
    Mar29

    The relationship with Russia: troublesome but multi-faceted

    The tragedy about the poisoning of the former Russian spy Skripal (and his daughter) in Salisbury has brought to light a number of phenomena related to the European Union’s CFSP: solidarity as well as rapidity. The decisions taken have triggered solidarity from other (third) countries and NATO within a couple of days. Have we then finally...

    Ryanair to Begin Ukraine Flights
    Mar29

    Ryanair to Begin Ukraine Flights

    Ryanair flights will begin serving two airports in Ukraine from October 2018. Ryanair is expecting to deliver 800,000 customers per year, flying 10 new routes to Kyiv (from Barcelona, Bratislava, Gdansk, Krakow, London Stansted, Poznan, Stockholm, Vilnius, Warsaw and Wroclaw) and 5 new routes to Lviv routes (Dusseldorf, Krakow, London Stansted,...

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