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    10 things you should know about Ukraine’s pension reform
    Oct11

    10 things you should know about Ukraine’s pension reform

    Source: UkraineWorld group (ukraineworld.org) Prepared by Vitalii Rybak On 3 October, Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada has voted for legislation to overhaul an outdated pension system. It was supported by 288 out of 450 Ukrainian MPs. Moreover, Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko has already signed the law on 8 October. Pension reform has...

    Catalonia awakens questions from Europe’s past
    Oct11

    Catalonia awakens questions from Europe’s past

    All eyes have are now on the Catalonia, inducing Moscow’s. In the second report of a two part series, CEPA’s Edward Lucas re-examines independence movements from the Baltics to Crimea in order to find lessons learned amidst the self-determination process. …read more Source: Center for European Policy...

    Russia abducts and ’arrests’ two Ukrainian border guards
    Oct10

    Russia abducts and ’arrests’ two Ukrainian border guards

    There seems no let-up in Russian abductions of Ukrainian citizens of late, however the seizure of two border guards on October 3 stands apart, both because this is a brazen abduction of state officials, and because of the fairly obvious motive. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Chilling disappearances and killings in Kremlin-backed ‘Luhansk republic’
    Oct10

    Chilling disappearances and killings in Kremlin-backed ‘Luhansk republic’

    The body of one of four taxi drivers to have disappeared in militant-controlled Luhansk over the past year has been discovered, ten months after his family reported his disappearance …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    What’s Behind Russia’s ‘Staggering’ AIDS Epidemic?
    Oct09

    What’s Behind Russia’s ‘Staggering’ AIDS Epidemic?

    Chronic drug shortages, ban on methadone therapy pushing rise in new cases, activists say. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Why Are Ukrainian Arms Dumps Going Up in Flames?
    Oct09

    Why Are Ukrainian Arms Dumps Going Up in Flames?

    The destruction of a large ammunition depot last month underlines the vulnerability of the country’s lightly protected stockpiles of aging materiel. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Peacekeeping in Ukraine
    Oct09

    Peacekeeping in Ukraine

    Russia’s proposal for UN Peacekeepers in the Donbas region is missing vital details. …read more Source: International Institute for Strategic...

    The worrying future for grandparents when migration robs a country of its children
    Oct09

    The worrying future for grandparents when migration robs a country of its children

    huseyin ozdemir1/ShutterstockOne of the central arguments in support of pro-immigration policies in Europe is that developed nations in the West need young workers to help pay for the pensions and healthcare of ageing populations. We can argue over the merits of that into the night, but what is often forgotten is the fate of the older people in...

    Russia abducts activist from Ukraine, charges him with involvement in Ukrainian organization
    Oct09

    Russia abducts activist from Ukraine, charges him with involvement in Ukrainian organization

    Oleksandr Shumkov has become the latest Ukrainian to be abducted to Russia and imprisoned. There is a major question mark over how the 28-year-old civic activist came to be in Russia, but it would be difficult to dispute the surreal nature of the charges. The Ukrainian is accused of involvement in a Ukrainian organization that only Russia calls...

    EU sets duties on certain steel imports, tariff price controversial
    Oct09

    EU sets duties on certain steel imports, tariff price controversial

    The European Union has decided to set duties on hot-rolled steel from Brazil, Iran, Russia and Ukraine after a complaint by EU manufacturers that the product used for construction and machinery was being sold at excessively low prices. …read more Source:...

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