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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    HRW and Amnesty International distorted their own picture on abuses in Ukraine
    Aug30

    HRW and Amnesty International distorted their own picture on abuses in Ukraine

    Ukraine’s SBU [Security Service] heeded well-deserved criticism from Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International and released 13 people it had been holding in a secret prison. As a result, both the SBU and Ukraine in general received a second hammering from the same NGOs. Perhaps it was still deserved, but it made for an extremely...

    Update from Ukraine
    Aug29

    Update from Ukraine

    Dr. Petro discusses the violence in Crimea, and Ukraine’s economic and political stalemate. For long-term stability, Ukraine has to reconcile with Russia, he says. “There’s simply no way that Ukraine can prosper with a perpetual enemy on its borders. Especially one that has always played such an enormous role in its political,...

    Under Russia’s New Extremism Laws, Liking My Writings On Ukraine Could Mean Jail Terms
    Aug29

    Under Russia’s New Extremism Laws, Liking My Writings On Ukraine Could Mean Jail Terms

    Image credit: Sean Gallup, Getty Images NewsAnalysis and Commentaryvia ForbesOn July 7, 2016, Vladimir Putin signed into law the so-called Yarovaya Amendment to Russia’s anti-extremism laws. The amendment assigns sweeping new powers to security forces, beefs up controls of social media and telephone calls, and broadens the definition of...

    Europe after Brexit: A proposal for a continental partnership
    Aug29

    Europe after Brexit: A proposal for a continental partnership

    This paper is the outcome of a dialogue among the five authors during the summer. It is published simultaneously in several European capitals under the sole responsibility of the authors, who write in their personal capacities. Abstract After the British decision to leave the EU, Europe’s trajectory, even its destiny, has again become a...

    Keep EU sanctions on Russia says Lithuania’s foreign minister
    Aug29

    Keep EU sanctions on Russia says Lithuania’s foreign minister

    EU sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine should stay in place as long the situation on the ground does not improve, Lithuania’s foreign minister said on Monday (29 August), dismissing calls from EU’s rotating president Slovakia for them to be lifted. …read more Source:...

    Have Ukraine’s Reforms Stalled?
    Aug29

    Have Ukraine’s Reforms Stalled?

    Few Ukrainians realize how impressive their economic reforms were in 2015. The question today is whether that reform wave will continue, or has come to a halt. …read more Source: Atlantic...

    E-Declaration—and Ukraine’s Anti-Corruption Strategy—in Jeopardy
    Aug29

    E-Declaration—and Ukraine’s Anti-Corruption Strategy—in Jeopardy

    A key element of Ukraine’s anti-corruption agenda is at a crossroads—and whether it is implemented on August 31 will indicate Kyiv’s commitment to reform. In October 2014, a new law requiring Ukrainian public officials to file an electronic declaration disclosing all of their financial assets was passed by parliament. This...

    Ukraine’s Leaders Campaign Against ‘Pro-Putin’ Trump
    Aug29

    Ukraine’s Leaders Campaign Against ‘Pro-Putin’ Trump

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

    How Could the United States Benefit from the Reforms in Ukraine?
    Aug29

    How Could the United States Benefit from the Reforms in Ukraine?

    The energy production at Dnieper Hydroelectric Station in Ukraine represents one of the many possibilities for US-Ukraine collaboration. By Maxim Razin. CC-BY-SA-3.0, accessed via Wikimedia Commons. After Ukraine gained its independence in 1991, the United States sought to establish diplomatic relations with the new nation in order to encourage a...

    Russia Opens Probe of Moscow Fire Tragedy
    Aug29

    Russia Opens Probe of Moscow Fire Tragedy

    Deaths of 14 Kyrgyzstani migrants underline the often hard conditions that Central Asian workers face. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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