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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Foreign Policy Audit: Ukraine-Austria
    Apr28

    Foreign Policy Audit: Ukraine-Austria

    The discussion paper was written by Daria Gaidai, research fellow at the Institute of World Policy. …read more Source: Institute of World...

    Energy across the Mediterranean: a call for realism
    Apr28

    Energy across the Mediterranean: a call for realism

    THE ISSUE Political instability in the southern Mediterranean countries have highlighted the unsustainability of their economic models. Widespread economic discontent, and in particular very high youth unemployment, underpinned the Arab Spring uprisings. As the refugee crisis shows, this is also Europe’s problem and Euro-Mediterranean...

    EU and Ukraine postpone summit
    Apr28

    EU and Ukraine postpone summit

    The EU and Ukraine have postponed a summit scheduled for next month until September to give the pro-Western government in Kyiv more time for political and financial reforms, the EU said yesterday (27 April). …read more Source:...

    Four reasons why a frontrunner for UN chief remains elusive
    Apr28

    Four reasons why a frontrunner for UN chief remains elusive

    Earlier this month, nine candidates for UN secretary-general (SG) sat in the hot seat for a first round of unprecedented ‘informal dialogues’ before the UN General Assembly. Over the course of three days, the candidates rotated in two-hour slots, fielding some 800 questions from member states, civil society groups, and the public....

    Magnitsky family condemns lies in film at European Parliament about Sergei Magnitsky
    Apr28

    Magnitsky family condemns lies in film at European Parliament about Sergei Magnitsky

    Sergei Magnitsky’s widow and mother have condemned the Green Party in the Euro¬pean Par¬lia¬ment for showing a new false, offen¬sive and defam¬a¬tory film by Russ¬ian film¬maker Andrei Nekrasov about their mur¬dered hus¬band and son …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Yanukovych Cronies Try Last-Ditch Effort to Dilute Ukraine’s Transparency Reforms
    Apr28

    Yanukovych Cronies Try Last-Ditch Effort to Dilute Ukraine’s Transparency Reforms

    On March 15, Ukraine’s parliament passed an important anticorruption initiative that requires officials to file an electronic declaration listing their financial assets—meeting a requirement for visa liberalization. While Kyiv continues to fixate on President Petro Poroshenko’s new government, forty-eight Opposition Bloc MPs quietly...

    Has Ukraine Passed the Tipping Point Yet?
    Apr28

    Has Ukraine Passed the Tipping Point Yet?

    How are Ukraine’s reforms coming along? It depends who you ask. During a recent visit to Kyiv, I heard a wide range of views.“Reforms are painful, slow, and haven’t passed the tipping point yet,” said Orysia Lutsevych, manager of the Ukraine Forum at London’s Chatham House, during the Kyiv Security Forum on April 14-15....

    Continuity and Innovation in Russia’s Way of War
    Apr28

    Continuity and Innovation in Russia’s Way of War

    Russia’s ongoing military operations in Ukraine and Syria present an evolving challenge for analysts and observers. The perception of novelty in the Russian approach to achieving military effect sparked a fashion in the West for referring to “hybrid warfare” or a “Gerasimov doctrine” – two concepts...

    Lukashenka’s Report to the Nation: Rhetoric Versus Reality
    Apr28

    Lukashenka’s Report to the Nation: Rhetoric Versus Reality

    On April 21, President Alyaksandr Lukashenka delivered his annual “report to the Belarusian people and the National Assembly [parliament].” When speaking about the economy, Lukashenka did not use the words “crisis” or even “decline”; yet, he recognized the country’s inadequate labor productivity and competitiveness (Tut.by, April 21). He...

    Ukraine’s New Government Expected to Continue Reforms
    Apr28

    Ukraine’s New Government Expected to Continue Reforms

    On April 14, Ukraine’s parliament replaced the cabinet of unpopular Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk with one headed by Volodymyr Hroysman, who had served as parliament speaker since November 2014. A former mayor of President Petro Poroshenko’s electoral and business stronghold of Vinnytsya, Hroysman has always been in...

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