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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    The Empire Trolls Back: How the U.S. Can Respond to Russian Propaganda
    Apr26

    The Empire Trolls Back: How the U.S. Can Respond to Russian Propaganda

    The goal of U.S. public diplomacy should be to establish the United States as a more credible, truthful, and honest broker of information than Russia. April 26, 2016 By Sean Keeley For the past two years, the Ukraine crisis has provoked a profound reassessment of the U.S.-Russian relationship. Western diplomats have been particularly troubled by...

    Russia bans Mejlis, declares war on Crimean Tatar people while the West watches
    Apr26

    Russia bans Mejlis, declares war on Crimean Tatar people while the West watches

    A Crimean court has formally completed its criminalization of the Mejlis, or self-governing body of the Crimean Tatar people. There have been no serious threats of sanctions or other measures from European structures and western countries although this is a direct attack on the main indigenous people of Crimea …read more Source: Kharkiv...

    Putin on the Prowl
    Apr26

    Putin on the Prowl

    By Congressman Tom Cole Insert_paragraph_text_here The world has rightfully taken notice of Russia’s role in the violence that is visibly escalating in the Middle East at the hands of ISIS. However, that unrest is not the only cause for international concern. More than two years after Russia forcibly annexed Crimea, it maintains a violent...

    Ukraine’s New Concept Paper on Security and Defense Reform
    Apr26

    Ukraine’s New Concept Paper on Security and Defense Reform

    Maksym Bugriy, a research fellow of foreign relations and international security programmes at the Razumkov Centre, has contributed to the Eurasia Daily Monitor published by the Jamestown Foundation on the reform of Ukraine’s security and defense sector. Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor Volume: 13 Issue: 79 …read more Source:...

    Ukraine commemorates 30th anniversary of the world’s worst nuclear accident
    Apr26

    Ukraine commemorates 30th anniversary of the world’s worst nuclear accident

    Ukraine today (26 April) marks 30 years since the world’s worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl killed thousands and forced a global rethink about the wisdom of relying on atomic fuel. …read more Source:...

    BBC Accuses British, Russian Media of Skewing MH17 Reporting
    Apr26

    BBC Accuses British, Russian Media of Skewing MH17 Reporting

    The BBC has issued a rare defense of an upcoming documentary about the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine, accusing British media of distorting its report about a tragedy that killed 298 passengers and crew in July 2014. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    From Concealment to Half-Truths about the Chornobyl Disaster
    Apr26

    From Concealment to Half-Truths about the Chornobyl Disaster

    With so much media attention now, it is hard to imagine the terrible silence & dearth of information in 1986, when virtually nothing was reported, and no advice given on fundamental safety measures and when communist officials, who had evacuated their own children, sent others onto the street for May Day ‘celebrations’ …read more...

    Why are Putin’s Enemies held in Ukrainian Prisons?
    Apr26

    Why are Putin’s Enemies held in Ukrainian Prisons?

    If Ukraine’s SBU has evidence that Olga Sheveleva, Anastasia Leonova and Pavel Pyatakov were working for Russia’s FSB, they have not revealed it. Yet they are being held in detention on the ludicrous grounds that they could flee to Russia, where each can expect arrest for their opposition to the Putin regime and support for Ukraine...

    Kaliningrad as a ‘New Ideological Battlefield’ Between Russia and the West
    Apr26

    Kaliningrad as a ‘New Ideological Battlefield’ Between Russia and the West

    On April 12, Igor Nikolaychuk, the head of the Department of Regional Security Problems at the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies, traveled to Russia’s Baltic exclave of Kaliningrad, where he proclaimed that the oblast would never become a demilitarized “region of peace” (Newsbalt.ru, April 12). Moreover, he blatantly accused “external...

    Russia’s Aggressive-Repressive Policies Bring No Long-Term Gains
    Apr26

    Russia’s Aggressive-Repressive Policies Bring No Long-Term Gains

    Claims of “stability” and “confidence” shaped President Vladimir Putin’s answers to the carefully selected questions posed during his annual 220-minute-long live TV call-in program, which aired on April 14. Since then, however, Russian foreign and domestic policies have zigzagged so much that the notion of “stability” has become irrelevant,...

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