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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    No ‘Civil War’: New Report Confirms that Ukraine was Shelled from Russia
    Jul11

    No ‘Civil War’: New Report Confirms that Ukraine was Shelled from Russia

    Rights activists have gathered vital evidence of direct shelling and military intervention from Russia in 2014 which they intend to pass to the International Criminal Court. The material will help victims defend their rights in international courts and also to refute the ongoing attempts to present the fighting in Donbas as a ‘civil war’....

    Ukraine wins pat on the back from NATO summit
    Jul10

    Ukraine wins pat on the back from NATO summit

    Ukraine won promises of continued support at a NATO summit yesterday (9 July) but the prospect of Kyiv’s eventual membership of the US-led military alliance seemed as distant as ever as the West seeks a tentative rapprochement with Russia. …read more Source:...

    Trudeau to deploy military to Latvia, concerns raised about “collision course” with Russia
    Jul10

    Trudeau to deploy military to Latvia, concerns raised about “collision course” with Russia

    July 9, 2016 – 4:53pm Canadian soldiers in Latvia. Source: Canadian Armed Forces. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, attending the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) summit in Warsaw on July 8-9, has announced that Canada will send 450 soldiers to Latvia, as well as armoured vehicles, up to six CF-18s and naval frigates to the Baltic...

    John Kerry’s Unwelcome Message in Ukraine
    Jul09

    John Kerry’s Unwelcome Message in Ukraine

    US Secretary of State John Kerry and Assistant Secretary Victoria Nuland held talks with President Petro Poroshenko and other Ukrainian officials, in Kyiv on July 7. At the joint news conference, Kerry urged Ukraine to help jump-start the implementation of the Minsk armistice through unilateral steps, in “the days ahead,” “the next days,” as he...

    US Diplomacy, Ukraine Diverge on the Minsk ‘Agreement’
    Jul09

    US Diplomacy, Ukraine Diverge on the Minsk ‘Agreement’

    US Secretary of State John Kerry’s public message in Kyiv on July 7 (see accompanying article) reaffirms, broadly, the talking points that Assistant Secretary Victoria Nuland had been delivering in Kyiv since May 2015 (see EDM, May 26). It was at that point that Kerry and Nuland initiated non-transparent bilateral discussions with Moscow...

    An Army of Storytellers
    Jul08

    An Army of Storytellers

    Public diplomacy has long been a positive tool of the United States and its partners, yet we are still losing in the battle happening online. At the Atlantic Council’s NATO Future Leaders Summit in Warsaw on July 7, three unique storytellers spoke about their experiences and efforts to bridge this online gap. Maxim Eristavi, a Ukrainian...

    Trudeau to sign FTA with Ukraine, interested in promoting Canadian investment in fracking
    Jul08

    Trudeau to sign FTA with Ukraine, interested in promoting Canadian investment in fracking

    July 8, 2016 – 12:13pm An anti-fracking protest in Ukraine. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will sign a ‘free trade’ agreement – that includes the controversial Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) provision – with Ukraine when he visits Kyiv next week. CBC reports, “A preliminary agreement was negotiated...

    Amnesty Says Belarus Using Telecoms to Spy
    Jul08

    Amnesty Says Belarus Using Telecoms to Spy

    The government only lets communication companies operate in country if willing to provide nearly unlimited data to authorities, says report. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    #IAmNotAfraidToSayIt: Ukrainian Social Media Users Break the Silence on Sexual Violence
    Jul08

    #IAmNotAfraidToSayIt: Ukrainian Social Media Users Break the Silence on Sexual Violence

    A new hashtag is trending in the Ukrainian segment of Facebook:‪#‎ЯНеБоюсьСказати‬ (#IAmNotAfraidToSayIt), allowing Internet users to share their stories and experiences of sexual harassment, sexual violence, and domestic violence. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Putin Signs Anti-Terror Law, Drawing Sharp Criticism
    Jul08

    Putin Signs Anti-Terror Law, Drawing Sharp Criticism

    The controversial “Yarovaya’s Bill” will have far-reaching effects on the Russian population. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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