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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Kleptocracy Daily: September 26, 2017
    Sep29

    Kleptocracy Daily: September 26, 2017

    ​ Russia probe: Those funding Trump’s legal team include “a billionaire investor, a property developer seeking U.S. government visas and a Ukrainian-born American who has made billions of dollars doing business with Russian oligarchs.” (WSJ) Australia has begun returning allegedly stolen cash to China under a joint working group established...

    Sentence to silence Crimean Tatar leader Ilmi Umerov on trial for words he didn’t utter
    Sep29

    Sentence to silence Crimean Tatar leader Ilmi Umerov on trial for words he didn’t utter

    Russia’s trial on openly falsified charges of Crimean Tatar leader Ilmi Umerov has reached its squalid end, with the real aim likely to be reflected in a ban on public activities, accompanying the demanded suspended sentence. No reversion to rule of law is anticipated, although the verdict is due a day after a UN monitoring report expressed...

    EU Offers Help to Tackle Food Inferiority in Central and Eastern Europe
    Sep29

    EU Offers Help to Tackle Food Inferiority in Central and Eastern Europe

    Multinationals have “cheated and misled” the east for years, the European Commission says. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    September 26th, 2017
    Sep29

    September 26th, 2017

    CHINA China Blocks WhatsApp Messages The Daily Telegraph Chinese authorities appear to have severely disrupted the WhatsApp messaging app in the latest step to tighten censorship as they prepare for a major Communist Party congress next month. Users in China have reported widespread disruptions in recent days to the Facebook-owned service, which...

    Eastern Europe’s Competitive Edge
    Sep29

    Eastern Europe’s Competitive Edge

    Summary Eastern Europe is the most dynamic part of the European continent. So great is its potential that it is among the subjects at our annual conference in October. But before we can explain why this is, we must first define what we mean by Eastern Europe. For the purposes of this Deep Dive, Eastern Europe includes nine countries: Bulgaria,...

    September 25th, 2017
    Sep29

    September 25th, 2017

    CHINA China Fines Social-Media Giants for Hosting Banned Content Josh Chin, The Wall Street Journal Chinese internet regulators said they have hit operators of three of the country’s biggest social-media platforms with the maximum fine allowable under a new cybersecurity law for hosting fake news, pornography and other forms of banned...

    An End in Sight for Ukraine … Maybe
    Sep29

    An End in Sight for Ukraine … Maybe

    By Jacob L. Shapiro The conflict in Ukraine has developed an interminable quality. We are now over three years into the war in Donbass, and every day brings new updates on cease-fire violations or steps forward and backward on implementing the Minsk accord. This can make it hard to determine when conditions have actually changed. There have been...

    A U.N. Peacekeeping Operation Is the Only Way Forward In Ukraine
    Sep29

    A U.N. Peacekeeping Operation Is the Only Way Forward In Ukraine

    A complete cessation of violence in southeastern Ukraine, the essential first condition of Minsk implementation, requires nothing less than a full-scale peacekeeping operation authorized by the U.N. Security Council. | Русский …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

    Ukraine: a blow against the national minorities’ school system
    Sep29

    Ukraine: a blow against the national minorities’ school system

    On 25 September, President Petro Poroshenko signed an Education Act, which had been adopted by the Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian parliament) on 5 September. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

    September 21st, 2017

    CHINA China’s “Fallen” Officials Leave Gaps, Silenced Voices in Communist Party Ranks RFA As the ruling Chinese Communist Party gears up for a crucial, five-yearly congress next month, President Xi Jinping is taking far-reaching steps to ensure that no critical voices are raised against him, analysts said. A popular chat show on the Hong...

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