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    Kleptocracy Daily: August 7, 2017
    Aug07

    Kleptocracy Daily: August 7, 2017

    News The EU introduced additional measures in response to the delivery of Siemens’ gas turbines to Crimea, which violated its existing sanctions. Prosecutors are seeking 12 years in prison for Lee Jae-yong, the de facto head of the Samsung Group, on charges of giving bribes to former President Park Geun-hye and her friend Choi Soon-sil. The...

    A neighbour discovered anew. The Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary’s relations with Ukraine
    Aug07

    A neighbour discovered anew. The Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary’s relations with Ukraine

    The Ukrainian-Russian war has prompted Bratislava, Prague and Budapest to take a new look at their eastern neighbourhood. Cooperation with Ukraine is gaining momentum, although relations with Russia are still the top priority for the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

    Grave Concern for Crimean Tatar Political Prisoner Ruslan Zeytullaev on Indefinite Hunger Strike
    Aug07

    Grave Concern for Crimean Tatar Political Prisoner Ruslan Zeytullaev on Indefinite Hunger Strike

    Ruslan Zeytullaev is continuing the hunger strike he declared on July 27, the day that Russia’s Supreme Court increased his manifestly unjust sentence to 15 years. Zeytullaev’s moving words to the court made it clear that his action was not only in protest at the sentence, but in defence of his people, facing persecution …read...

    Ukraine helps Russia imprison an opposition activist for criticizing Putin
    Aug07

    Ukraine helps Russia imprison an opposition activist for criticizing Putin

    There are very many unanswered questions as to how Russian opposition activist Vladimir Yegorov came to be taken by Ukrainian officials to the border and told he had been refused asylum in Ukraine. The questions need answers since Yegorov has now been remanded in custody back in Russia, almost certainly for his criticism of Russian President...

    How Ukraine Reined In Its Militias
    Aug07

    How Ukraine Reined In Its Militias

    Aug 1, 2017When the conflict in Ukraine began in early 2014, a disturbing number of armed groups—from looting gangs to militias with ties to European white supremacy movements—sprang up from the chaos. Although the role and origin of those pro-Ukrainian militias has been hotly debated, one thing is clear: several years after the start of the...

    The Saakashvili case: politicians kill the law
    Aug07

    The Saakashvili case: politicians kill the law

    A great deal has been said by many about the stripping of Mikheil Saakashvi’s Ukrainian citizenship by the decree of President Petro Poroshenko on July 25. Nonetheless, I would like to draw attention to certain details which have not been discussed and which seem important. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Watch List Findings: Aug. 5, 2017
    Aug05

    Watch List Findings: Aug. 5, 2017

    What follows are the preliminary findings for issues identified in the daily Watch Lists this week. We are only sending findings that we regard as significant or potentially significant to keep this list manageable. We have findings for all the Watch List items. Should you be interested in findings not listed here, please contact us and we will...

    Kyiv Sweeps Out the Digital Cobwebs
    Aug05

    Kyiv Sweeps Out the Digital Cobwebs

    Mismanagement and sloth help explain why government computers are so prone to malicious hacks. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    EU sanctions Russian deputy minister over Siemens turbines to Crimea
    Aug04

    EU sanctions Russian deputy minister over Siemens turbines to Crimea

    The European Union on Friday (4 August) imposed sanctions on three more Russians, including Deputy Energy Minister Andrei Cherezov, and three Russian companies over the delivery of Siemens’ turbines to Moscow-annexed Crimea. …read more Source:...

    August 4th, 2017
    Aug04

    August 4th, 2017

    CHINA Wolf Warrior 2: The Nationalist Action Film Storming ChinaBBC“Anyone who offends China will be killed no matter how far the target is.” That is the tagline for Wolf Warriors 2, the Chinese box office hit that is equal parts testosterone-fueled machismo—think blazing guns, explosions, and tanks—and chest-thumping Chinese patriotism. It sees...

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