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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Poignant proof of why letters to the Kremlin’s Ukrainian hostages matter
    Oct07

    Poignant proof of why letters to the Kremlin’s Ukrainian hostages matter

    There are over forty Crimean political prisoners in Russian-occupied Crimea or Russia, and that figure is rising. Access to information and contact with them is limited, with Russia clearly hoping that people will forget about them. A letter just received from Yevhen Panov makes it quite clear how much our letters mean to the imprisoned men...

    Poroshenko must veto law that will terminate most investigations into Maidan crimes & corruption
    Oct07

    Poroshenko must veto law that will terminate most investigations into Maidan crimes & corruption

    If Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signs a law just passed by the Verkhovna Rada, the Special Investigations Department will be forced to terminate all investigations into unsolved crimes committed during Euromaidan, however serious. The adopted amendment to the Criminal Procedure Code [CPC] would have similar consequences for corruption and...

    Divide and conquer
    Oct07

    Divide and conquer

    Ten years ago, the idea that Russia had the will or ability to interfere in other countries’ affairs was widely dismissed as paranoid scaremongering. Not any more. Events in the United States, France, Ukraine and elsewhere have highlighted the Kremlin’s ability—real or perceived—to project power beyond its borders. …read more...

    Russia’s Soldier Selfie Ban Fights Open-Source Research
    Oct07

    Russia’s Soldier Selfie Ban Fights Open-Source Research

    A law drafted by Russia’s ministry of defense, which would ban its soldiers’ use of social media, serves to confirm the work of open-source researchers reporting on the illicit presence of Russian troops in Ukraine and Syria, according to Atlantic Council analysts. “The Russian authorities and media have repeatedly tried to undermine...

    Ukrainian Church Communities: The Role of the Greek Catholic Church in Society, Politics and Conflict
    Oct07

    Ukrainian Church Communities: The Role of the Greek Catholic Church in Society, Politics and Conflict

    Invitation Only Research Event 26 Oct 2017 – 10:00 to 11:30Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Sviatoslav Shevchuk, Patriarch, Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church …read more Source: Chatham...

    The Fait Accompli in the 21st Century Security Landscape: From Crimea to Doklam to the Spratly Islands
    Oct07

    The Fait Accompli in the 21st Century Security Landscape: From Crimea to Doklam to the Spratly Islands

    RSVP HERE From Ukraine to the South China Sea, the fait accompli reappears time and again as the strategy of choice to challenge the status quo, imposing losses in a calculated gamble that victims will relent rather than escalate. The Stimson Center is pleased to host Dan Altman, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Georgia State...

    Now Is the Time for Electoral Reform in Ukraine
    Oct07

    Now Is the Time for Electoral Reform in Ukraine

    Ukraine’s parliament has a busy agenda this autumn. Not only is a sweeping healthcare reform package needed to fix the country’s broken system, judicial reform, the creation of a special anticorruption court, and land reform are also pending. In spite of these burning priorities, now is also the best time for parliament to pass...

    Ukrainian prosecutor refuses to investigate police inaction during shocking anti-Roma pogrom
    Oct07

    Ukrainian prosecutor refuses to investigate police inaction during shocking anti-Roma pogrom

    An Odesa court has reinstated the criminal proceedings initiated over police failure to react during anti-Roma riots last year in Loshchynivka, but only after human rights lawyers challenged the prosecutor’s decision to terminate the investigation. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    NATO’s Relevance and Europe’s Search for an Alternative
    Oct07

    NATO’s Relevance and Europe’s Search for an Alternative

    The North Treaty Organization (NATO) came into being to guarantee security to the war-torn Europe after the most devastated war in human history called “World War II.” It was precisely meant for containing “Communist” threat from the former Soviet Union. The “Warsaw Pact” was the response to NATO during the height of cold war by the Soviet...

    Plenary round-up – Strasbourg, October I 2017
    Oct07

    Plenary round-up – Strasbourg, October I 2017

    Written by Katarzyna Sochacka, EU negotiator Michel Barnier presents the state of play of the Brexit negotiations in plenary. © European Union 2017 – Source : EP The adoption of Parliament’s resolution on the state of play of the Brexit negotiations was one of the main points of the October I plenary session, as was a debate on the...

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