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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Parliament failed to pass bill on access to information
    May16

    Parliament failed to pass bill on access to information

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has returned the bill on openness and access to information on the activities of the Parliament, its committees and members to the committee. 241 MP voted for returning the bill for further elaboration for the second reading. The amended bill received only 206 votes. Even the question of returning the […] …read...

    Eurovision Infuriates Russian Pols
    May16

    Eurovision Infuriates Russian Pols

    Top Russian politicians cry foul after Ukrainian singer takes home top prize at Eurovision. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Navalny Says Checked for ISIS Ties
    May16

    Navalny Says Checked for ISIS Ties

    While the authorities say it was a routine detention, activist’s supporters say he and his colleagues were singled out. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Russia and Ukraine Are At it Again, this Time over a Eurovision Song
    May16

    Russia and Ukraine Are At it Again, this Time over a Eurovision Song

    May 16, 2016 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    The Myth of Special German Business Ties with Russia
    May16

    The Myth of Special German Business Ties with Russia

    The assumption that the EU is hamstrung in its dealings with Moscow because German business is beholden to Russian companies is false. There is no special German–Russian business link.It is becoming something of an international obsession to view German businesses as a special breed with a unique relationship with Russia. There are several...

    Distract, Deceive, Destroy: Putin at War in Syria
    May16

    Distract, Deceive, Destroy: Putin at War in Syria

    This report uses open source/social media materials to examine Russia’s campaign in Syria, particularly how the reality on the ground has matched the claims made about it by Moscow. The text’s authors conclude that Russia’s policy in Syria was basically to distract, deceive, and destroy. That is to say, the buildup that led up...

    Democratic Civilian Control and Military Crisis in Ukraine: Legislative Aspects
    May16

    Democratic Civilian Control and Military Crisis in Ukraine: Legislative Aspects

    Ukraine’s recent political troubles have revealed significant gaps in the democratic civilian control of the country’s security sector. This publication highlights the steps that must be taken to close these gaps, including legislative and legal reforms and revisions to Ukraine’s security strategy and military doctrine....

    Along with soulful gazes and key changes, politics is never far from Eurovision
    May16

    Along with soulful gazes and key changes, politics is never far from Eurovision

    From now on, when people ask me why Eurovision is worth paying attention to, I’m going to give them a short answer: 2016. This year the contest has given us disputes over political lyrics, exclusions due to bankruptcy, flag controversies, geopolitical debates, a jury scandal, and, most importantly, a lot of great pop music. All of this came...

    Russia to prohibit citizens from leaving the country in draconian anti-protest law
    May16

    Russia to prohibit citizens from leaving the country in draconian anti-protest law

    25 years after the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russia looks set to pass a bill which will effectively lower the Iron Curtain again, and enable the authorities to prevent dissidents from leaving the country …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    US no longer stand on ceremony with  Russian Federation, and switched to the language of ultimatums.
    May14

    US no longer stand on ceremony with Russian Federation, and switched to the language of ultimatums.

    05/13/2016 US no longer stand on ceremony with the Russian Federation, and switched to the language of ultimatums – expert US relationship with Russia has changed significantly. The US government is changing its strategy and is not going to tolerate insolence Russia. The tone of communication changes, the United States plans to take the troubled...

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