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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Balancing act in Russia: Memorial – a little complicated and very successful
    Jun14

    Balancing act in Russia: Memorial – a little complicated and very successful

    # 5 Divided DemocracyBalancing act in Russia: Memorial—a little complicated and very successful Memorial is a well-known, large, somewhat complicated, and very successful organization. Established in 1988 – still during the Soviet era – out of a civil-rights movement, Memorial is today a network, a confederation of more than eighty...

    Polls swing to Leave as The Sun calls on readers to back Brexit
    Jun14

    Polls swing to Leave as The Sun calls on readers to back Brexit

    Polls swing to Leave as The Sun calls on readers to back BrexitIn a front page editorial under the headline “BeLeave in Britain”, The Sun urges its readers to back Brexit and argues that staying in the EU would be “worse for immigration, worse for jobs, worse for wages and worse for our way of life.” It said that outside the EU, the UK could...

    Expert discussion “Russian-Ukrainian conflict in the context of domestic processes in Russia and Ukraine”
    Jun14

    Expert discussion “Russian-Ukrainian conflict in the context of domestic processes in Russia and Ukraine”

    On June 9, 2016 the Razumkov Centre, with support of the US Embassy in Ukraine, held an expert discussion titled “Russian-Ukrainian conflict in the context of domestic processes in Russia and Ukraine”. The discussion was opened by Professor Alexander Motyl, a prominent Ukrainian-American historian and political scientist from Rutgers University....

    Large-scale escalation in Donbas is possible only with the participation of Russian forces
    Jun14

    Large-scale escalation in Donbas is possible only with the participation of Russian forces

    This month, due to the hostilities in Donbas, 28 Ukrainian soldiers were killed, and over a hundred were wounded. Relatively quiet early May gave way to escalation and the biggest losses of the Armed Forces of Ukraine this year, informs the news agency BBC. Despite the increase in losses on both sides, currently we cannot talk about serious...

    Ukrainian diplomat: EU Association Agreement ‘major opportunity’ for agri-trade
    Jun14

    Ukrainian diplomat: EU Association Agreement ‘major opportunity’ for agri-trade

    The EU-Ukraine Association Agreement is a “challenge” for Kiev but also a “great opportunity” for the longer-term competitiveness of the agriculture sector, a Ukrainian diplomat told EurActiv.com. …read more Source:...

    A ‘Crimean Four’ Political Prisoner Placed in Notorious Serbsky Institute
    Jun14

    A ‘Crimean Four’ Political Prisoner Placed in Notorious Serbsky Institute

    Oleksiy Chirniy, a Crimean tried illegally in the same case as Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov and civic activist Oleksandr Kolchenko has been brought from a Russian prison in Magadan and placed in the Moscow Serbsky Institute. The move could possibly be a step towards his release. There is still no sign that the Kremlin plans to free Sentsov...

    Ukrainian musician finally freed after 4 years imprisonment on rigged charges
    Jun14

    Ukrainian musician finally freed after 4 years imprisonment on rigged charges

    The Podilsky District Court in Kyiv has finally released world-renowned accordionist Ihor Zavadsky from custody almost two months after a rigged sentence was revoked over 4 years after he was first arrested …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Polish Natural Gas Projects Threaten Gazprom’s Position in Central and Eastern Europe
    Jun14

    Polish Natural Gas Projects Threaten Gazprom’s Position in Central and Eastern Europe

    On May 17, Polish state-owned natural gas pipeline network operator Gaz-System S.A. published its updated strategy for 2016–2025. A noteworthy new element in the document is the plan to create a natural gas hub in Poland, aimed at establishing a regional gas market in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). If successful, it would provide regional...

    Moscow Promises Responses to US and NATO Activities
    Jun14

    Moscow Promises Responses to US and NATO Activities

    Dmitry Peskov, the press secretary to President Vladimir Putin, is generally not known for eloquence. But his comment last week (June 7) about the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s exercises in the Baltic region stands out both for its convolutedness and uncharacteristic meekness. His point, reproduced by all Russian mainstream media,...

    Counting Sheep Is Courageous, Soulful, and Important: A Review
    Jun13

    Counting Sheep Is Courageous, Soulful, and Important: A Review

    “Counting Sheep” is a “guerrilla folk opera” that guides audiences on an immersive and soulful journey through Ukraine’s Revolution of Dignity.Its creators are Mark and Marichka Marczyk who met and fell in love in Kyiv during the protests of 2013 and 2014. Mark is a talented Canadian musician of Ukrainian heritage and Marichka Kudriavtseva...

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