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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Ukrainian anti-corruption journalists attacked, then charged with ‘invading privacy’ of Putin associate Medvedchuk
    Mar12

    Ukrainian anti-corruption journalists attacked, then charged with ‘invading privacy’ of Putin associate Medvedchuk

    Ukraine’s National Police have initiated a criminal investigation into claims that journalists from the Skhemy anti-corruption program violated the right to privacy of controversial Ukrainian politician Viktor Medvedchuk. The move comes soon after criminal charges were brought against guards who tried to prevent the journalists from...

    Russia’s 2018 presidential election: Six more years of Putin
    Mar10

    Russia’s 2018 presidential election: Six more years of Putin

    Written by Martin Russell, © Vastram / Fotolia On 18 March 2018, Russians will elect the president who will govern their country for the next six years. Incumbent, Vladimir Putin is firmly on track to win, with approval ratings that have stayed above 80 % since Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea in 2014. Russians see him as a strong...

    The New, New Cold War
    Mar09

    The New, New Cold War

    U.S. Army Europe / Flickr When an epoch ends, as the Cold War did between 1989 and 1991, it takes some time to come up with a name for the new order. For some years, the world lived in a “post-Cold War” era. That phrase was supposed to capture the optimism of a new beginning as well as the uncertainty that accompanies any great transition....

    Die Beziehungen zwischen USA und Ukraine – besser als erwartet
    Mar09

    Die Beziehungen zwischen USA und Ukraine – besser als erwartet

    Ein gutes Jahr nach dem Amtsantritt von Präsident Donald Trump sieht das Verhältnis zwischen den USA und den postsowjetischen Staaten anders aus als erwartet. Statt mit Präsident Wladimir Putin einen »deal” eingehen zu können, ist Trump gezwungen, sich in der Russland-Politik zurückzuhalten. Verantwortlich dafür sind die laufenden...

    Six Months into the Fiscal Year and the US Department of Defense Might get its Budget
    Mar09

    Six Months into the Fiscal Year and the US Department of Defense Might get its Budget

    With the threat (or realisation) of a budget negotiation-related government shutdown becoming an almost annual spectacle in Washington, it is no small miracle that the Department of Defense is able to maintain the world’s premier armed forces with such fiscal uncertainty.Download the article (PDF)The US is by far the world’s largest...

    The US National Security Document and the Return of Geopolitics to Eurasia
    Mar09

    The US National Security Document and the Return of Geopolitics to Eurasia

    Globe image via pxhere.comBESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 764, March 9, 2018 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The new National Security Strategy of the US enumerates the major problems and challenges facing the US and its institutions, as well as the policies Washington plans to adopt to carry out its foreign policy agenda. Though the major thrusts of the...

    Torture in Eastern Ukraine—and What Comes After It
    Mar09

    Torture in Eastern Ukraine—and What Comes After It

    Oleksiy Kanarskyy, a twenty-five-year old Ukrainian, never thought he would celebrate January 1 in freedom. His hopes had faded during three years of detention in the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine, after endless promises of a prisoners’ exchange between the Ukrainian government and Russian-backed separatists …read more Source:...

    Sinister attempt in Ukraine to arrest / abduct opposition Azerbaijani journalist Fikret Huseynli
    Mar09

    Sinister attempt in Ukraine to arrest / abduct opposition Azerbaijani journalist Fikret Huseynli

    An attempt was made in Kyiv on March 5 to detain Fikret Huseynli, a journalist working in exile for an opposition channel, and facing a baffling ‘extradition check’ in Ukraine. Huseynli received political asylum and later citizenship in Holland and there is no way that Ukraine can legally extradite him to Azerbaijan. The events on 5 March,...

    Why increasing shale gas production won’t reduce greenhouse gas emissions
    Mar08

    Why increasing shale gas production won’t reduce greenhouse gas emissions

    Fracking wellpad in Tioga County, Pennsylvania, within state forest lands (2012). SkyTruth Galleries/Flickr, CC BY-NCThis article was co-written with Vicki Duscha of Fraunhofer ISI and Jan Kersting of TWS Partners. The boom in hydraulic fracturing (fracking) has led to an increase in the production of natural gas in the United States by about...

    Ukraine’s Drain of Talent and Hope Must Stop
    Mar08

    Ukraine’s Drain of Talent and Hope Must Stop

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