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    EBRD and EU to Support SMEs in Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine
    Mar23

    EBRD and EU to Support SMEs in Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine

    The EBRD and EU announced on March 22 that they were extending their support to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine to a total of almost 1.1 billion euros in credit lines and trade finance, and 58.3 million euros in EU grants. Speaking at a conference in Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, Deputy...

    Ukrainian War Hero Arrested on Coup Charges
    Mar23

    Ukrainian War Hero Arrested on Coup Charges

    Ukrainian opposition MP Nadiya Savchenko was arrested on March 22 for allegedly preparing a coup d’etat against the Ukrainian government. Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) agents detained Ms Savchenko inside parliament, after fellow MPs in the Rada voted to strip her of her immunity from prosecution and authorise her arrest. According to the...

    Kremlin-backed Donbas militants hold imprisoned journalist in ‘real concentration camp’
    Mar23

    Kremlin-backed Donbas militants hold imprisoned journalist in ‘real concentration camp’

    It is almost a year since Stanyslav [Stas] Aseyev was taken prisoner by Kremlin-backed Donbas militants. There are real concerns about his health, and there remains no sign that the Russian-controlled militants are planning to release him or around 100 other hostages. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Chilling attack on civic journalist reporting human rights abuses in Russian-occupied Crimea
    Mar23

    Chilling attack on civic journalist reporting human rights abuses in Russian-occupied Crimea

    Nariman Memedeminov has been arrested on spurious ‘terrorism’ charges concocted over YouTube videos posted back in 2012. This is a flagrant attack on civic journalists who in conditions of Russian censorship and control of the media provide vital information about human rights violations …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights...

    Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Says Salisbury Attack Proves Putin Has ‘No Red Lines’
    Mar23

    Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Says Salisbury Attack Proves Putin Has ‘No Red Lines’

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin came to Brussels this week to meet European Union (EU) foreign ministers. He had a dual mission. Klimkin made his usual appeal to his European counterparts for more help for Ukraine, but also asked them to do more to protect themselves from a Kremlin he says has no limits after Vladimir Putin’s...

    Superpower Chess Games in Central Asia
    Mar23

    Superpower Chess Games in Central Asia

    Washington may be giving up on Kyrgyzstan, China ups its game in Tajikistan, and both keep a watchful eye on Moscow. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: At Russian Polling Stations
    Mar23

    Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: At Russian Polling Stations

    Putin supporters were lured to the polls with offers of food, cancer screenings, and the chance to win big prizes. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    The next Russian attack will be far worse than bots and trolls
    Mar22

    The next Russian attack will be far worse than bots and trolls

    By Alina PolyakovaOn March 15, the Department of Homeland Security together with the FBI announced that Russian government hackers infiltrated critical infrastructures in the U.S.—including “energy, nuclear, commercial facilities, water, aviation, and critical manufacturing sectors.” According to the DHS-FBI report, malicious Russian activities...

    Preparing for the Worst: Poland’s Military Modernization
    Mar22

    Preparing for the Worst: Poland’s Military Modernization

    No one needs to remind Poland of the strategic dangers arising from its geography. Often sandwiched between great European powers, Poland has been invaded, carved up, and occupied for over two centuries. During World War II, its mostly flat and open terrain made it particularly vulnerable to the mechanized armies of Germany and the Soviet Union....

    Putin’s Elections
    Mar22

    Putin’s Elections

    On 18 March, Vladimir Putin was named the winner of the presidential election in Russia, as predicted. The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), however, reports it found many irregularities in the course of the vote. International affairs played an important role in the mobilisation of the electorate around the president....

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