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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Russia sentences Ukrainian hostage to 8.5 years on openly invented charges
    Apr22

    Russia sentences Ukrainian hostage to 8.5 years on openly invented charges

    A Russian court has convicted Serhiy Lytvynov of a ‘crime’ which was only reported a year after it allegedly took place, and just after Russia’s Investigative Committee had been forced to withdraw war crimes charges which had been proven to be total fiction …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Are Moldovan Consumers Financing Transnistrian Separatism?
    Apr21

    Are Moldovan Consumers Financing Transnistrian Separatism?

    The “leader” of the separatist Moldovan region of Transnistria, Evgheni Shevchuk, met with Russia Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, in Moscow, on April 14. No official press statement followed, other than a few lines by Rogozin’s assistant on social media. Reportedly, Rogozin called upon the would-be candidates in Transnistria’s...

    Ideas for Australia: Australia boosts defences, but must pick its fights carefully in a time of tensions and uncertainties
    Apr21

    Ideas for Australia: Australia boosts defences, but must pick its fights carefully in a time of tensions and uncertainties

    The adjustment in Australia’s defence spending to 1.9% to 2% of GDP is reasonable. AAP/Tracey NearmyThe Conversation has asked 20 academics to examine the big ideas facing Australia for the 2016 federal election and beyond. The 20-piece series will examine, among others, the state of democracy, health, education, environment, equality,...

    Russian Jets Fly Close to US Ship and Recon Aircraft Over Baltic Sea
    Apr21

    Russian Jets Fly Close to US Ship and Recon Aircraft Over Baltic Sea

    Last week (April 12), two Russian Su-24 bombers closely overflew the guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook, in the Baltic Sea, in international airspace. The incident happened relatively close to the Baltiysk naval base, in the Kaliningrad enclave. Two days later, an Su-27 fighter intercepted a United States RC-135 reconnaissance jet and...

    Germany and the European Neighbourhood Policy: Balancing Stability and Democracy in a Ring of Fire
    Apr21

    Germany and the European Neighbourhood Policy: Balancing Stability and Democracy in a Ring of Fire

    Photo: fdecomite In 2004, the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) was launched to create ‘a ring of friends’ at the external EU border. From today’s perspective, the policy has failed. The EU’s Eastern and Southern neighbourhood is destabilised by civil war, regional conflicts and terrorist networks, fuelling irregular migration...

    Connectography
    Apr21

    Connectography

    In Connectography, Parag Khanna presents a radical new take on American strategy: Connectivity rather than countries are the way to think about the 21st century. The most connected powers and people will be the most successful. Khanna shows how mankind is re-engineering planet earth, investing up to $10 trillion per year in transportation,...

    Crimea: A new wave of repressions against Tatars
    Apr21

    Crimea: A new wave of repressions against Tatars

    On 18 April, the Russian Ministry of Justice placed Mejlis, the council of Crimean Tatars, on their list of extremist organisations. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

    Europe’s New Political Engine: Germany’s Role in the EU’s Foreign and Security Policy
    Apr21

    Europe’s New Political Engine: Germany’s Role in the EU’s Foreign and Security Policy

    Photo: fdecomite At the beginning of this decade, the EU’s foreign and security policy was leaderless, while several crises put Europe under pressure. The economically strong Germany had to become Europe’s new political engine. The way in which Germany took up its new and unusual role and the implications that German leadership has...

    EU raps Ukraine bid to change judicial law to suit Poroshenko
    Apr21

    EU raps Ukraine bid to change judicial law to suit Poroshenko

    The European Union on Thursday (21 April) rapped a proposed change in Ukrainian law that would let President Petro Poroshenko appoint an ally with no legal experience to the prosecutor general’s post. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Bans Russian Films In Media War
    Apr21

    Ukraine Bans Russian Films In Media War

    April 21, 2016 …read more Source: Center on Global...

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