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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    To defeat tyranny today, look to the past

    (Shutterstock)Democracy is under assault. Vladimir Putin’s authoritarianism, ISIS terrorism, the nuclear threat from North Korea and Donald Trump’s populism are just a few examples of the forces challenging our societies. Concerns about immigrants from terrorist enclaves helped elect Trump and fuelled Brexit. Amid the Russian scandal...

    Fighting Back: What Options Does the United States Have to Respond to Cyberattacks?
    Jul18

    Fighting Back: What Options Does the United States Have to Respond to Cyberattacks?

    In the wake of the recent WannaCry and Petya ransomware attacks, cyber warfare has once again made mainstream news headlines. With cyberattacks becoming increasingly common, it becomes important to understand the options the United States has in dealing with these kinds of attacks. Petya, though in many ways similar to WannaCry and other...

    July 17th, 2017
    Jul17

    July 17th, 2017

    CHINA Where Is Liu Xia? Activists Seek Wife Of Chinese Nobel Laureate Eva Dou, THE WALL STREET JOURNAL Activists expressed concern for the wife of deceased Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, as she remained out of touch with friends despite the government saying she is “free.” Mr. Liu’s brother, Liu Xiaoguang, was the only family member to...

    Ukraine in NATO? America Should Reject a Bad Idea That Only Grows Worse with Age
    Jul17

    Ukraine in NATO? America Should Reject a Bad Idea That Only Grows Worse with Age

    Doug Bandow The government of Ukraine reaffirmed its desire to join NATO. The alliance said the door is open for Kiev. It’s an idea that only grows worse with age. Earlier this week Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko met NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Kiev, proclaiming that “Ukraine has clearly defined its political future and...

    EU-STRAT Midterm Conference, October 5-6 2017 (Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University, Lithuania)
    Jul17

    EU-STRAT Midterm Conference, October 5-6 2017 (Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University, Lithuania)

    Vilnius University and 10 partners are hosting the midterm conference of EU-STRAT, an EU-funded research project entitled “The EU and Eastern Partnership Countries: An Inside-Out Analysis and Strategic Assessment” (EU-STRAT). The conference will take place in Vilnius, Lithuania, 5 – 6 October 2017 (IIRPS Vokiečių str. 10, Vilnius). As EU-STRAT...

    The Enduring Importance of Captive Nations Week
    Jul17

    The Enduring Importance of Captive Nations Week

    Every July since Congress unanimously passed the 1959 Captive Nations Resolution, the United States officially recognizes the struggle of those nations held captive by communist tyranny. Since the time that President Eisenhower published the first Captive Nations Week proclamation, most of the countries named in the original law have achieved...

    TI Ukraine opposes creation of anti-corruption chambers instead of independent anti-corruption court
    Jul17

    TI Ukraine opposes creation of anti-corruption chambers instead of independent anti-corruption court

    Transparency International Ukraine strongly opposes the creation of anti-corruption chambers under existing courts. Ukraine is in need of an independent anti-corruption court. The chapter of the global network is certain that there are no good alternatives to the High Anti-Corruption Court and the system of independent anti- corruption courts in...

    Malaysia, Australia Demand Justice for Citizens Killed Aboard MH17
    Jul17

    Malaysia, Australia Demand Justice for Citizens Killed Aboard MH17

    Even Russia admits a Buk missile shot down the Malaysian airliner three years ago today, but its version of events is finding few takers. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Collective Defence in the Age of Hybrid Warfare, Benjamin Tallis and Michal Simecka (IIR, Czech Republic)
    Jul17

    Collective Defence in the Age of Hybrid Warfare, Benjamin Tallis and Michal Simecka (IIR, Czech Republic)

    This discussion paper by Benjamin Tallis and Michal Šimečka, who are both senior researchers at the Institute of International Relations, provides a critical reflection on hybrid warfare –as both a concept and a practice– in the context of collective security in Europe, and discusses the roles of the institutions and policies of NATO, the EU, and...

    MH17 – The Open Source Investigation, Three Years Later
    Jul17

    MH17 – The Open Source Investigation, Three Years Later

    The full report can be downloaded here Today, we are releasing a report summarizing all major open source evidence surrounding the downing of MH17 in an easy-to-read 73-page survey. This report is broken into thirteen chapters, summarizing the circumstances that led to the downing of MH17, information on the Buk missile launcher that downed the...

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