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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Triumph of Internationalism or Trumping of Revisionism Begins at the 2016 G20
    Aug31

    Triumph of Internationalism or Trumping of Revisionism Begins at the 2016 G20

    Transatlantic TakeThe rise of authoritarianism and nationalist-driven aggressive foreign policy has become a ubiquitous phenomenon around the world today. In particular, China and Russia have been challenging the status quo by force from Crimea to the South China Sea. While divergent interests are guiding such self-aggrandizing behavior, Beijing...

    Russia’s information war in Central Europe: New trends and counter-measures
    Aug31

    Russia’s information war in Central Europe: New trends and counter-measures

    By Milan Šuplata and Milan Nič.You can download the full report in pdf here.By Milan Šuplata* and Milan Nič, GLOBSEC Policy Institute, with contributions from Political Capital Institute and European Values. *Milan Šuplata drafted this report during his time at GLOBSEC Policy Institute, where he worked until 30 June 2016.SUMMARYThe main purpose...

    Russian Olympic Medallists Have Mixed Feelings About Kremlin Gifts
    Aug31

    Russian Olympic Medallists Have Mixed Feelings About Kremlin Gifts

    Several Olympians plan to sell their newly received BMVs, a move that has divided opinions on RuNet. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Crackdown Intensifies In Pre-Election Chechnya
    Aug31

    Crackdown Intensifies In Pre-Election Chechnya

    In a new report, Human Rights Watch describes Kadyrov’s reign as “tyranny.” …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Russia’s War in Ukraine: The Medals and Treacherous Numbers
    Aug31

    Russia’s War in Ukraine: The Medals and Treacherous Numbers

    The full report can be downloaded here The war in eastern Ukraine is known under multiple names; most often formulations similar to Ukrainian civil war or Ukrainian conflict are still used to describe the war. The implied characteristic as solely internal Ukrainian conflict is heavily disputed and an active Russian participation is widely...

    Sefcovic embarks on third trilateral gas talks on Ukraine
    Aug31

    Sefcovic embarks on third trilateral gas talks on Ukraine

    Vice-President for the Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič said he will visit Kyiv on 2 September to discuss energy reforms and lay the groundwork for trilateral talks with Ukraine and Russia that he hopes will help ensure uninterrupted gas supplies in the winter. …read more Source:...

    Archbishop Kliment appeals to Russian religious leaders to help free Umerov, other Crimean political prisoners
    Aug31

    Archbishop Kliment appeals to Russian religious leaders to help free Umerov, other Crimean political prisoners

    Archbishop Kliment, the Head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church under the Kyiv Patriarchate in Crimea which is itself facing persecution has called on Russian Patriarch Kirill and the Russian Supreme Mufti to help secure the release of Umerov, Chiygoz, Sentsov, Kolchenko and all those Ukrainian nationals persecuted for their convictions under...

    Elderly Pensioner Arrested by Kremlin-backed militants for a Ukrainian flag
    Aug31

    Elderly Pensioner Arrested by Kremlin-backed militants for a Ukrainian flag

    73-year-old Anna Ivanivna Hrusha was first attacked, then manhandled by Kremlin-backed militants on Ukrainian Flag Day and held for many hours, facing threats and abuse. She has no intention of being cowered, saying that she is in her native homeland …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Russia: A Reading Guide
    Aug30

    Russia: A Reading Guide

    Experts share the books that shaped their understanding of Russia. August 30, 2016 In the spirit of the new academic year, CGI asked experts to name the books that were most influential to their own thinking on Russia, or that current policy-makers should read to better understand Russian society, politics, culture, and foreign policy. The...

    Terrifying Precedent Set by Authorities’ Response to Violent Anti-Roma Pogrom
    Aug30

    Terrifying Precedent Set by Authorities’ Response to Violent Anti-Roma Pogrom

    Disturbances on August 27 in Loshchynivka (Odesa oblast) have resulted in the targeted ethnic group ‘agreeing’ to leave the area, and being too fearful to even return to collect their possessions. There are differences from the pogroms of the past, but there are also some very worrying similarities, including how the authorities and law...

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