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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Russia Tightens Net Around Tycoon Vekselberg
    Sep07

    Russia Tightens Net Around Tycoon Vekselberg

    Several graft probes center around bribes allegedly made to senior officials in the northern Komi region. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    From Lads to Lords
    Sep07

    From Lads to Lords

    In post-Soviet Russia, many a future tycoon learned the merits of teamwork, discipline, and respect for authority on the mean streets. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Blockade at Ukrainian Inter TV Ends
    Sep07

    Blockade at Ukrainian Inter TV Ends

    President and ministers denounce TV station violence, while covertly supporting anti-Russia protesters. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    The German-Russian Relationship: It’s Complicated
    Sep07

    The German-Russian Relationship: It’s Complicated

    There’s a growing perception in Germany that the Minsk ceasefire agreements may never be implemented and the conflict in Ukraine will continue to grind on. To examine the origins and nature of the conflict as well as its possible solution and the role Bavaria may play in these affairs, the German-Ukrainian NGO Kyiv Dialogue held a public...

    Why Russians support Putin’s foreign policy
    Sep07

    Why Russians support Putin’s foreign policy

    Tensions are again mounting between Russia and Ukraine. Dubiously claiming provocation, Russia has stationed 40,000 troops on the Ukrainian border. Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned of a full-scale invasion. This hawkish Russian foreign policy is not new. The conflict has striking parallels to Russia’s short 2008 war with another...

    Moscow Postpones Decisions on State Armaments Program 2025
    Sep07

    Moscow Postpones Decisions on State Armaments Program 2025

    Moscow deliberately upped the ante in Donbas and filled the dog days of August with endless speculation that it might launch a full-scale invasion of Ukraine (Interfax, August 15). The cycle of troop movements, placing units on alert, and announcing snap inspections was matched by rhetoric concerning the ongoing upward trend in modernizing...

    5-year sentence for vicious beating of Maidan activist
    Sep07

    5-year sentence for vicious beating of Maidan activist

    Volodymyr Savytsky has been sentenced to 5 years’ imprisonment for the brutal beating of a Euromaidan activist in February 2014. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Russia stages new armed ’mask show’ in Crimean Mosque
    Sep07

    Russia stages new armed ’mask show’ in Crimean Mosque

    For the third time since Russia’s invasion of Crimea, an armed ‘search’ has been carried out of the Mosque / Muslim Cultural Centre Sozidanye [Creation] in Simferopol. As on previous occasions, the armed men in masks were on the hunt for ‘prohibited literature’, and, conveniently, ‘found’ it – this time with insulting...

    The Top Ten Things Ukraine’s Parliament Needs to Do This Fall
    Sep06

    The Top Ten Things Ukraine’s Parliament Needs to Do This Fall

    Over the last two and a half years, Ukraine has channeled the energy of the Euromaidan protests into building a new state, and has achieved a number of major accomplishments. However, much more remains be done. The delay in implementing crucial reforms is equivalent to stopping halfway, while the slow rate of change is already deepening...

    We’re Seeing a Trend Toward Less Violence in the World
    Sep06

    We’re Seeing a Trend Toward Less Violence in the World

    Emma Ashford At an event in May, President Obama noted: “The world is less violent than it has ever been.” It might seem difficult to reconcile this sentiment with daily horrors in the Middle East, terrorist attacks and other media-hyped doom and gloom. But he’s right: Though violent conflicts still happen around the world, the broad trend...

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