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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Lyudmila Ulitskaya: Writings for Eternal Memory
    Sep20

    Lyudmila Ulitskaya: Writings for Eternal Memory

    At an April prize ceremony in Moscow organized by Memorial, a human rights group that exposes Stalin-era repression, one of Russia’s most prominent writers was attacked. Assailants threw bright green antiseptic and hurled eggs into the face of 73-year-old Lyudmila Ulitskaya. Life in today’s Russia is simply like this for the...

    Kleptocracy Daily: September 20, 2016
    Sep20

    Kleptocracy Daily: September 20, 2016

    Delaware is trying to water down proposals to end anonymous companies, and has spent more than $2 million of taxpayer funds lobbying Congress since 2009. (Delaware Online) A new report by George Clooney’s NGO, The Sentry, shows how corrupt South Sudanese officials benefit from war crimes, corruption, and looting. After Beijing expelled 45...

    Putin Said to Favor Return to Old-Style Security Ministry
    Sep20

    Putin Said to Favor Return to Old-Style Security Ministry

    With parliament more solidly than ever in his pocket, Russian leader can now focus on the 2018 presidential election. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Putin’s Illusions about Crimea
    Sep20

    Putin’s Illusions about Crimea

    In the recent plenary session of the Eastern Economic Forum [on September 3 in Vladivostok], Russian President Vladimir Putin stated that the issue of Crimea’s ownership is historically closed.Despite the adamant tone, such statements do not show Russia’s confidence but instead reveal the Kremlin’s vulnerability on this issue....

    Georgia’s role in the trilateral format of relations with Turkey and Azerbaijan.
    Sep20

    Georgia’s role in the trilateral format of relations with Turkey and Azerbaijan.

    Gela Vasadze Special analyze for GCSSI … In these conditions, it becomes apparent that the development of the trilateral format of relations between Georgia, Turkey and Azerbaijan is not just a condition for the further growth of Georgia’s economy, but also to a large extent hedge the foreign policy risks increased in recent years. The fact...

    Lessons for the Ukraine Conflict: Fix the European Security Order, or Overhaul it?
    Sep20

    Lessons for the Ukraine Conflict: Fix the European Security Order, or Overhaul it?

    Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik, Rauchstrasse 17-18, Berlin19 September, 2016 – 19:00 to 20 September, 2016 – 19:00The Center on the United States and Europe at the Brookings Institution is organizing a workshop “Lessons for the Ukraine Conflict: Fix the European Security Order, or Overhaul it?” on the 20th September...

    Ukraine concerned at wavering support from Europe
    Sep20

    Ukraine concerned at wavering support from Europe

    Ukraine’s Vice Prime Minister in charge of EU relations is worried that European support for her country is weakening. But the slow pace of reform and persistent corruption have discouraged the West. EurActiv France reports. …read more Source:...

    KGB 2.0? Report says Kremlin plan afoot for major Security-Service Shakeup
    Sep20

    KGB 2.0? Report says Kremlin plan afoot for major Security-Service Shakeup

    Russia plans to create a super security agency called the Ministry of State Security (MGB), the name once given to Josef Stalin’s Soviet spy apparatus before it was renamed the KGB after his death, Kommersant newspaper reports. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Separatists of the world unite in Moscow while Russia steps up repression of Crimean Tatars
    Sep20

    Separatists of the world unite in Moscow while Russia steps up repression of Crimean Tatars

    The Kremlin is funding a second separatist jamboree in Moscow on Sept 25. The event which purports to unite “parties and movements advocating for self-determination”, and which Russian embassies tout as in defence of minorities, will be held 4 days before the Supreme Court appeal against Russia’s criminalization of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis,...

    High stakes at high-level week for UN secretary-general hopefuls
    Sep20

    High stakes at high-level week for UN secretary-general hopefuls

    Nine candidates are still in the running for UN secretary-general (SG) as the UN general debate kicks off this week, the so-called ‘high-level week’ that may be a make or break moment for many of their candidacies. This critical lobbying opportunity comes after several twists in the race over the past couple weeks, setting the stage...

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