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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Ukrainian Torrent Mogul Nabbed in Poland
    Jul22

    Ukrainian Torrent Mogul Nabbed in Poland

    Artem Vaulin, aka ‘tirm,’ allegedly funneled millions in ad revenue to a Latvian bank. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Hybrid Business — The Risks in the Kremlin’s weaponization of the economy
    Jul22

    Hybrid Business — The Risks in the Kremlin’s weaponization of the economy

    “How many divisions does the pope have?” Josef Stalin was meant to have asked contemptuously. Today the question could as easily be posed: How many companies does the Kremlin have? …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Olympic Doping Scandal Overshadows Massive Infrastructural Overhaul of Downtown Moscow
    Jul21

    Olympic Doping Scandal Overshadows Massive Infrastructural Overhaul of Downtown Moscow

    The doping scandal, which may exclude Russian athletes from this summer’s Rio de Janeiro Olympics, is dominating the political news in Moscow at the moment. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) executive board has called on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to ban all Russian athletes from the Olympics after the publication of a...

    Torture, Violence, and Abuses Still Prevalent in Eastern Ukraine
    Jul21

    Torture, Violence, and Abuses Still Prevalent in Eastern Ukraine

    A recently released report shows that both the Ukrainian government and Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine are torturing civilians. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Monumental Dispute Over Ivan the Terrible Statue
    Jul21

    Monumental Dispute Over Ivan the Terrible Statue

    Plans to build a statue of the controversial 16th-century tsar draw the ire of residents. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Saving Project Europe: a to-do list for Angela Merkel
    Jul21

    Saving Project Europe: a to-do list for Angela Merkel

    As the reality of Brexit sinks in, the European Union faces unprecedented challenges. While the end-times scenario painted by European leaders in the run-up to Britain’s referendum was a wild exaggeration, urgent and determined action is needed to avoid the fragmentation that threatens the European project. All eyes are on German Chancellor...

    Brexit, NATO, EU: emerging dichotomies
    Jul21

    Brexit, NATO, EU: emerging dichotomies

    Two events, whose timing may have been coincidental, highlight the complex challenges confronting the west. The first was Brexit – whereby, after 43 years, the UK decided to leave the EU on 23 June via a nationwide referendum. The second was the biennial NATO summit in Warsaw that concluded on 9 July and focused on the perceived security threat...

    Pavel Sheremet: “You can’t be ready to be killed”
    Jul21

    Pavel Sheremet: “You can’t be ready to be killed”

    The above words, spoken about Pavel Sheremet’s friend Boris Nemtsov are bitterly poignant, as is so much else on a dark day, when the well-known and respected 44-year-old Belarusian journalist and former prisoner of conscience has himself been murdered. He died in Kyiv almost exactly two years after leaving Russian ORT in protest at the...

    Judge who persecuted Maidan activists found to have done nothing wrong
    Jul21

    Judge who persecuted Maidan activists found to have done nothing wrong

    The High Council of Justice has decided that Ludmila Kozyatnik, who was directly implicated in the persecution of Euromaidan activists, should not face dismissal from her judge’s post …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Poker, chess and Go: How the US should respond in the South China Sea
    Jul21

    Poker, chess and Go: How the US should respond in the South China Sea

    The Permanent Court of Arbitration’s decision places more pressure on the US than China, as Washington must now act to support this emphatic judgement. Failure to do so will further weaken America’s credibility, and undermine the rules-based order it seeks to preserve. In order to determine how the US may effectively respond,...

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