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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Newsbrief
    May06

    Newsbrief

    Concise briefings on contemporary issues and trends in international securityNo: 3Volume: 36Newsbrief …read more Source: Royal United Services Institute...

    Why Ukraine’s NATO membership is not in America’s interests
    May06

    Why Ukraine’s NATO membership is not in America’s interests

    It is time for Washington to make clear that Ukrainian accession to NATO is not on the table, writes Josh Cohen. …read more Source:...

    Russian blogger gets 2-year sentence for reposting that Crimea is Ukraine
    May06

    Russian blogger gets 2-year sentence for reposting that Crimea is Ukraine

    If the truth about the Soviet Union once resulted in imprisonment for ‘anti-Soviet propaganda’, just reposting an article entitled ‘Crimea is Ukraine’ can now result in a prison sentence for so-called ‘public calls to separatism’. You’ll also end up on Russia’s ‘List of extremists and terrorists’ …read...

    An Unfrozen Karabakh Threatens to Ignite Entire Region
    May05

    An Unfrozen Karabakh Threatens to Ignite Entire Region

    The Azerbaijani-Armenian confrontation over Azerbaijan’s breakaway territory of Karabakh has been simmering for years. The 1994 ceasefire was broken time and again, soldiers on both sides were killed year after year, and all attempts to find a political solution to the conflict ended in deadlock; but the outside world paid little attention....

    The US and EU have approved the construction of the “Southern Gas Corridor” bypassing Russia.
    May05

    The US and EU have approved the construction of the “Southern Gas Corridor” bypassing Russia.

    05/05/16 The United States and the European Union approved the construction of the Southern Gas Corridor, which will ensure gas delivery from Azerbaijan to the EU, bypassing Russia. This is stated in the final statement of the US-EU Energy Council, held on May 4 in Washington, the “Prime”. “The Council reaffirmed the strong support for the...

    Stalin’s Back
    May05

    Stalin’s Back

    In yet another sign of Russians’ greater acceptance of the brutal Soviet leader, local Communist Party plasters Novosibirsk with sympathetic billboards. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    PRGO sent materials concerning Martynenko case to NABU
    May05

    PRGO sent materials concerning Martynenko case to NABU

    Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau began to study the 40 volumes of materials received from the Prosecutor General of Ukraine in one of the episodes of a series of proceedings concerning former national deputy Mykola Martynenko. This was stated by Director of NABU Artem Sytnyk. According to Sytnyk, NABU has been waiting for these...

    Crimea’s Supreme Court Bans Crimean Tatar Mejlis Based on Fictitious Claims
    May04

    Crimea’s Supreme Court Bans Crimean Tatar Mejlis Based on Fictitious Claims

    On April 26, the Supreme Court of the Republic of Crimea officially banned the Mejlis, the quasi-governing assembly of the of the Crimean Tatar people (Qha.com.ua, April 26). After this verdict, all Mejlis activities were suspended across the entire territory of the Russian Federation, including in occupied Crimea, which Russia illegally annexed...

    Moscow’s Appointment in Doha Goes Awry
    May04

    Moscow’s Appointment in Doha Goes Awry

    Russian talks with Gulf states, in Doha, Qatar, aimed at freezing oil production and thereby raising prices, broke down on April 17 (RT, April 17). This failure to reach an agreement represents a major setback for Russia’s economy as well as its domestic and foreign policies. Not surprisingly, upon news of the collapse of the meeting,...

    In Italy, Stealing Food Out of Hunger Is No Longer a Crime
    May04

    In Italy, Stealing Food Out of Hunger Is No Longer a Crime

    Five year ago, Roman Ostriakov, a homeless Ukrainian living in Italy, attempted to steal cheese and sausages worth $4.50 (€4.07). Before he could leave the supermarket, though, Ostriakov was caught and convicted of theft. He was ordered to pay a fine of $115 (€100) and spend six months in jail. on In Italy, Stealing Food Out of Hunger Is No...

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