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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Safety of nuclear installations in Belarus [Plenary Podcast]
    Jun03

    Safety of nuclear installations in Belarus [Plenary Podcast]

    Written by Naja Bentzen, Thirty years after the Chernobyl accident in neighbouring Ukraine, Belarus is building its first nuclear power plant (NPP). The first unit is set to become operational in 2018 with Russian assistance. However, as the project advances, safety concerns are mounting. Belarus to realise nuclear power aspirations with help...

    The Unraveling Of Moscow’s ’Novorossia’ Dream
    Jun03

    The Unraveling Of Moscow’s ’Novorossia’ Dream

    Details of how Russia’s Novorossiya project arose and ultimately fell have been hard to come by, but Aleksandr, a Moscow businessman had a front-row seat as an insider in Crimea and agreed to tell RFE/RL what became of the dream he still cherishes, despite the disenchantment of his months in Crimea …read more Source: Kharkiv Human...

    Kremlin-backed militants to put maimed and tortured hostage on ‘trial’
    Jun03

    Kremlin-backed militants to put maimed and tortured hostage on ‘trial’

    Instead of releasing Vladimir Zhemchugov, the so-called ‘Luhansk people’s republic’ has charged him with ‘sabotage’ and put him in prison, which, in his state, could kill him. This is the latest example of a disturbing trend where the Kremlin-backed militants claim that all its hostages are ‘criminals’. …read...

    Australian Foreign Policy: The Coalition Approach
    Jun03

    Australian Foreign Policy: The Coalition Approach

    This paper is part of the Australian Journal of International Affairs’ 2016 Federal Election Special and outlines the Coalition’s approach to international affairs. The full document can also be viewed here. Supported by one of the most professional and dedicated foreign policy bureaucracies in the world, one can rely on any...

    Don’t Celebrate Ukraine’s New Judicial Changes Yet
    Jun02

    Don’t Celebrate Ukraine’s New Judicial Changes Yet

    Ukraine’s parliament has ignored warnings from human rights organizations and the Reanimation Package of Reforms and passed constitutional amendments and a bill on the judicial system which retain the old ways of exerting influence on judges. There was enormous pressure for judicial reform, and many of the changes are needed. The warnings,...

    Slovakia to take over Council of the EU Presidency – 1 July 2016
    Jun02

    Slovakia to take over Council of the EU Presidency – 1 July 2016

    Written by Dora Boytha (Office of the Deputy Secretary-General), On 1 July 2016, Slovakia will take over the six-month rotating Presidency of the Council of the EU from The Netherlands, as part of the Dutch-Slovak-Maltese ‘Trio Presidency’. The Slovak “coalition of historic compromise” was only sworn in on 23 March 2016 and Prime Minister...

    Russia is showing uncharacteristic prudence—Why, and will it last?
    Jun02

    Russia is showing uncharacteristic prudence—Why, and will it last?

    With the NATO summit in Warsaw coming up in July, the rhetoric in many Western quarters is becoming shriller about the need to contain Russian aggression. There are good reasons for concern about Russia’s intentions and capabilities, as elaborated at the recent Lennart Meri conference in Tallinn. But in the last couple of months, Moscow has...

    Russians See U.S. as Biggest Enemy, By Far
    Jun02

    Russians See U.S. as Biggest Enemy, By Far

    Not surprisingly, Turkey and Ukraine don’t fare very well either. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    “We’re seeing a battle of two political agendas:” Director of Russian Polling Center VTSIOM
    Jun02

    “We’re seeing a battle of two political agendas:” Director of Russian Polling Center VTSIOM

    June 2, 2016 The state-run Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VTSIOM) is a controversial player in Russian politics, as the pollster responsible for announcing Russian President Vladimir Putin’s 80 percent+ approval ratings. CGI sat down with Valery Fedorov, Director of VTSIOM, during his recent trip to Washington to discuss the state...

    Ukraine bans Russian journalists accused of ‘stirring hatred’
    Jun02

    Ukraine bans Russian journalists accused of ‘stirring hatred’

    June 2, 2016 …read more Source: Center on Global...

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