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    The Bagaevsky lock on the Don River: another “bridge to nowhere”
    Sep29

    The Bagaevsky lock on the Don River: another “bridge to nowhere”

    Economy The Russian government incorporated the construction of the Bagaevsky hydroelectric complex on the Don River into the federal special-purpose program “Development of the Transport System in Russia” on August 16. The project is to be completed by 2020 and will cost 22 billion rubles according to forecasts. Planners envisage that the...

    Kleptocracy Daily: September 29, 2016
    Sep29

    Kleptocracy Daily: September 29, 2016

    The Mayor of London is launching a major inquiry into foreign property ownership in the UK capital. Three London-based traders are accused of stealing more than £76 million from their Russian bank employers. (Guardian, Daily Mail) China’s National People’s Congress has far bigger problems than its corrupt members. (Foreign...

    Ukraine Reform Push Would Pave Way to Support From New U.S. President: Pritzker
    Sep29

    Ukraine Reform Push Would Pave Way to Support From New U.S. President: Pritzker

    September 29, 2016 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Criminalization of Crimean Tatars Deepens Human Rights Crisis
    Sep29

    Criminalization of Crimean Tatars Deepens Human Rights Crisis

    Press ReleasesCriminalization of Crimean Tatars Deepens Human Rights Crisis September 29, 2016Russia’s Supreme Court upheld the banning of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis and designated it as an “extremist organization.” …read more Source: Freedom...

    Ukraine: new regulator of the energy sector
    Sep29

    Ukraine: new regulator of the energy sector

    The Ukrainian parliament adopted a law on the appointment of a new National Commission for the Regulation of the Energy Sector and Communal Services. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

    Israeli President Criticized for Repeating ‘Soviet Myth’ of Babi Yar at Ukraine’s …
    Sep29

    Israeli President Criticized for Repeating ‘Soviet Myth’ of Babi Yar at Ukraine’s …

    Ukraine’s involvement in the WWII massacre and how to honor all the victims remains a contentious topic. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Russia’s zero sum games in Asia
    Sep29

    Russia’s zero sum games in Asia

    Although President Putin’s extraordinary and somewhat contentious foreign policy initiatives have been the hallmark of his third presidential term, it took the scheduling of the on-going maiden Russian military exercises with Pakistan to focus the Indian strategic community on Russian objectives and power-plays in Asia. This attention has...

    Cool heads needed as investigation into downing of MH17 points blame at Russia
    Sep29

    Cool heads needed as investigation into downing of MH17 points blame at Russia

    The findings from the Dutch-led investigation into the downing of Malaysian Airways flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014 offer a compelling case that the missile used was fired from territory controlled by pro-Russian rebels, using a missile system that came from and was returned to Russia. The Dutch-led joint investigation team (JIT) said...

    Eastern Economic Forum: India misses out
    Sep29

    Eastern Economic Forum: India misses out

    The Second Eastern Economic Forum held in Vladivostok, Russia on 3-5 September 2016 saw some important opportunities for Asian cross-regional cooperation, but only lacklustre participation from India. According to Far East development minister Alexander Galushka, more than 3,000 people from 60 countries took part in the forum, resulting in over...

    Separation is not the Answer
    Sep29

    Separation is not the Answer

    BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 368 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Contrary to the accepted wisdom regarding the effectiveness of barriers, there is no substitute for troops on the ground and for civilian settlements that anchor a dominant presence. Israel needs a flexible, dynamic form of security in full friction with the resident populations. An...

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