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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    If Trump loses the election, the first week of August will be blamed
    Aug05

    If Trump loses the election, the first week of August will be blamed

    It turns out there’s a line that even Donald Trump can’t cross with impunity. In the course of the most bizarre 14 months in modern American political history, Trump has mocked a disabled reporter, insinuated that Mexican immigrants are rapists and murderers, suggested that an American-born judge with Mexican ancestry is...

    Crimean Tatar leader faces 5-year sentence for saying Russia must leave Crimea & Donbas
    Aug05

    Crimean Tatar leader faces 5-year sentence for saying Russia must leave Crimea & Donbas

    Russia’s prosecution of Crimean Tatar leader Ilmi Umerov on ‘separatism’ charges for rejecting Russia’s occupation of Crimea is political persecution, the authoritative Memorial Human Rights Centre has stated. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Turkey and the South Caucasus: An opportunity for soft regionalism?
    Aug05

    Turkey and the South Caucasus: An opportunity for soft regionalism?

    In recent months, the regions surrounding the South Caucasus have been beset by new instability and conflict. The tenuous ceasefire in Ukraine is barely holding, but Russia shows no intention of withdrawing from its annexation of Crimea despite the West’s punitive sanctions. Chaos and violence reign in Syria and unrest has increased in Iraq...

    How the International Media Enables Russian Aggression in Ukraine
    Aug05

    How the International Media Enables Russian Aggression in Ukraine

    Why has the media been so cautious about Russia’s role in the conflict? It is not due to a lack of evidence. Proof of Russian involvement has been overwhelming since the early days of the fighting in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Sinister Russian FSB attack on lawyers defending Crimean political prisoners
    Aug05

    Sinister Russian FSB attack on lawyers defending Crimean political prisoners

    Russia has long demonstrated that journalists, civic activists and all those who express independent views are at risk in Russian-occupied Crimea. On Thursday, there was a disturbing indication that the lawyers representing political prisoners may also be in danger. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Ukraine Rejects Russia’s Proposed Ambassador to Kiev
    Aug04

    Ukraine Rejects Russia’s Proposed Ambassador to Kiev

    August 4, 2016 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Secrecy Over Accident at Belarus Nuclear Plant Worries Neighbors
    Aug04

    Secrecy Over Accident at Belarus Nuclear Plant Worries Neighbors

    Details are still emerging over the incident, though it occurred almost a month ago. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Dispatches from Red Square: reporting Russia’s revolutions then and now
    Aug04

    Dispatches from Red Square: reporting Russia’s revolutions then and now

    “No news from Petrograd yesterday”, was the headline in the Daily Mail on March 14, 1917. The story – or non-story – which followed, was only a few dozen words: “Up to a late hour last night the Russian official report, which for many months has come to hand early, had not been received”, it ran. So why publish it? The non-appearance of the daily...

    UN Security Council Needs More Elected Members
    Aug04

    UN Security Council Needs More Elected Members

    Following the Australian government’s decision not to nominate former prime minister Kevin Rudd for the role of United Nations secretary-general, attention is focussing on those candidates left in the running for the top UN job and their possible influence on the organisation’s future. But in the shadow of the high-profile UNSG...

    Are internet populists ruining democracy for the rest of us?
    Aug04

    Are internet populists ruining democracy for the rest of us?

    Mad as hell and tagging you in the comments. Mike Lowe, CC BYThe internet has rewired civil society, propelling collective action into a radically new dimension. Democracy is now not only exercised at the ballot box, but lived and experienced online on a day-to-day basis. While this may have positive implications for political participation,...

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