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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Suspected Euromaidan crimes no impediment for current Ukrainian police job
    Apr29

    Suspected Euromaidan crimes no impediment for current Ukrainian police job

    Anton Zazymko, who is facing serious charges over an attack by Berkut officers on Euromaidan activists, has held onto a renamed, but similar post in a National Police special forces regiment. In a move viewed with anger by lawyers representing Maidan victims, the Kyiv Court of Appeal upheld the original rejection of the application for his...

    Digital Diplomacy links: UN #NextSG, Frank Underwood, Popegrams, army blogging and more
    Apr29

    Digital Diplomacy links: UN #NextSG, Frank Underwood, Popegrams, army blogging and more

    As Australian digital diplomacy strives to catch up to rest of the world, these monthly links highlight the most creative and effective ways countries are leveraging the internet for foreign policy gain. A fantastic blog post by @Lorey explaining how the UK’s UN mission used Twitter (and hashtag #NextSG) to bring the public into the room...

    Russian nationalists attack event for high-school history students
    Apr29

    Russian nationalists attack event for high-school history students

    Russian nationalists attacked attendees of an awards ceremony for high school history students in Moscow on April 28, spraying them with a green antiseptic liquid and hurling eggs at them for what the activists called a foreign-sponsored attempt to rewrite Russia’s history. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    The Ukrainian Institute presents its vision for the development of Ukraine’s cultural diplomacy at the forum in Kiev
    Apr29

    The Ukrainian Institute presents its vision for the development of Ukraine’s cultural diplomacy at the forum in Kiev

    The Ukrainian Institute in London presented its vision for the development of a network of Ukrainian cultural institutes abroad and the role the state and diaspora could play at at the 2nd Cultural Diplomacy Forum on the 27th of April in Kiev. The overview of Ukraine’s cultural and public diplomacy efforts was a the centre of a debate at...

    Obama Went to Germany to Deliver Europe’s Latest Report Card
    Apr29

    Obama Went to Germany to Deliver Europe’s Latest Report Card

    Shouldn’t the days of European leaders enlisting the help of American presidents to sell unpopular ideas to their citizens be long over? They should. But evidently, they are not. Barack Obama arrived in Europe last week, bursting with words of wisdom and friendly advice. He was welcomed enthusiastically by the leaders of the United Kingdom...

    Fortress Russia: Pushing Foreigners Back
    Apr29

    Fortress Russia: Pushing Foreigners Back

    This week marked the 30th anniversary of the April 26, 1986, Chernobyl reactor meltdown—a nuclear disaster that saturated northern Ukraine, southern Belarus and parts of western Russia with radioactivity in the worst fallout in human history. But in the present atmosphere of acute anti-Western sentiment in Russia, even Chernobyl is being used by...

    Cooperation in the Midst of Crisis: Trilateral Approaches to Shared International Challenges
    Apr29

    Cooperation in the Midst of Crisis: Trilateral Approaches to Shared International Challenges

    Amidst Europe’s worst crisis in decades, European-Japanese relations might at first glance seem unimportant. However, there has never been a more crucial time to look beyond the European continent to the possibilities for enhanced cooperation with Asia’s oldest democracy, one that shares common realities and values. U.S.-Europe-Japan...

    The Future of Kazakhstan’s Multi-vector Policy
    Apr28

    The Future of Kazakhstan’s Multi-vector Policy

    Kazakhstan must continue its multi-vector policy by deepening its non-Russian relationships, while shifting its focus to internal challenges. April 28, 2016 By Joshua Noonan In its first decades of freedom, Kazakhstan’s sovereignty has been guaranteed through a cunning policy of external balancing made famous in its “multi-vector policy.”...

    Big Oil Isn’t Going Down Without a Fight
    Apr28

    Big Oil Isn’t Going Down Without a Fight

    (Photo: Flickr / Yann Caradec) An extreme weather event hits Norway. Finally shocked into doing something radical about climate change, Norwegian citizens propel the Green Party into government, where it declares an immediate suspension of oil and gas production. The new prime minister promises to provide Europe instead with electricity from the...

    Ukraine Reform Monitor: April 2016
    Apr28

    Ukraine Reform Monitor: April 2016

    Ukraine is in danger of repeating its experience after the 2004 Orange Revolution, when reformers won the vote in national elections but failed to govern effectively. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

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