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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Moscow Promises Responses to US and NATO Activities
    Jun14

    Moscow Promises Responses to US and NATO Activities

    Dmitry Peskov, the press secretary to President Vladimir Putin, is generally not known for eloquence. But his comment last week (June 7) about the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s exercises in the Baltic region stands out both for its convolutedness and uncharacteristic meekness. His point, reproduced by all Russian mainstream media,...

    Counting Sheep Is Courageous, Soulful, and Important: A Review
    Jun13

    Counting Sheep Is Courageous, Soulful, and Important: A Review

    “Counting Sheep” is a “guerrilla folk opera” that guides audiences on an immersive and soulful journey through Ukraine’s Revolution of Dignity.Its creators are Mark and Marichka Marczyk who met and fell in love in Kyiv during the protests of 2013 and 2014. Mark is a talented Canadian musician of Ukrainian heritage and Marichka Kudriavtseva...

    Open Letter to the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine
    Jun13

    Open Letter to the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine

    VOLYA Institute for Contemporary Law and Society commends the Ukrainian civil society on their successful effort to remove a historically inaccurate textbook that misrepresented the EuroMaidan movement and was especially insulting to people in Crimea and eastern Ukraine. We further commend the Ukrainian government for listening to the public and...

    Ukraine’s Oligarchs Own the Media, but Public Broadcasting is Shaking Things Up
    Jun13

    Ukraine’s Oligarchs Own the Media, but Public Broadcasting is Shaking Things Up

    Last year, after years of debate and lobbying on the issue, public broadcasting was established in Ukraine. In a country suffering from a serious crisis of trust in the media, it looked like a chance to regain people’s faith.The dramatic decline in citizens’ trust in media started in 2014, when central Ukrainian TV channels first...

    Dutch PM says he’s ‘totally against referendums’
    Jun13

    Dutch PM says he’s ‘totally against referendums’

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte today (13 June) admitted a referendum called by eurosceptic groups on whether to back closer ties between Ukraine and the EU had been “disastrous” after voters soundly rejected the pact. …read more Source:...

    Russia Beefs Up Military Potential in the Country’s Western Areas
    Jun13

    Russia Beefs Up Military Potential in the Country’s Western Areas

    Russia has intensively strengthened its military in the Western and Southern districts. These activities are not simply a response to the decisions of NATO, which is strengthening its Eastern Flank, but are strategic in nature. They also pose a challenge to Ukraine and Belarus as Russia have increased the number and capabilities of its combat...

    Ukraine’s PM Predicts EU Membership in 10 Years
    Jun13

    Ukraine’s PM Predicts EU Membership in 10 Years

    June 13, 2016 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Ukraine Shields Gay Rights Parade From Repeat of Violence
    Jun13

    Ukraine Shields Gay Rights Parade From Repeat of Violence

    June 13, 2016 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Brits Should Look to America before Voting on Brexit
    Jun13

    Brits Should Look to America before Voting on Brexit

    Doug Bandow Donald Trump’s success in the U.S. is not unique. Europe is being buffeted by similar populist currents. Illiberal, nationalist governments rule Hungary and Poland. Austria nearly elected a right-wing nationalist as president. Anti-EU leftists share power in Portugal. Swiss voters have targeted immigration and Islam. The Dutch...

    Marseille hooliganism not as simple as return of the ‘English disease’
    Jun13

    Marseille hooliganism not as simple as return of the ‘English disease’

    Barely have the Euro 2016 championships begun and the French city of Marseille has seen England fans clashing with rival Russians and police. Inevitably it brings back memories of the notorious English hooliganism in the port during the France 1998 World Cup. The coverage of the four days of violence, in which 35 people have been injured and 63...

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