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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Europe Must Adapt to a Dangerous World
    Mar31

    Europe Must Adapt to a Dangerous World

    BRUSSELS: The terrorist attacks in Brussels on March 22, following those in Paris last November, mark a turning point in the modern history of Europe. The European Union had already been weakened by a perfect storm of crises – the hemorrhaging of the eurozone, the Russian invasion of Ukraine, a Biblical tide of Middle Eastern refugees and the...

    Conflict Management in Ukraine
    Mar31

    Conflict Management in Ukraine

    …read more Source: International Institute for Strategic...

    PROGRESS IN IMPLEMENTING OF KEY REFORMS IN UKRAINE
    Mar31

    PROGRESS IN IMPLEMENTING OF KEY REFORMS IN UKRAINE

    IWP has prepared an infographic about implementing of kea reforms in Ukraine. It may become a strong argument of the Yes-campaign on the eve of the referendum in the Netherlands on 6 April, 2016 on the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement. …read more Source: Institute of World...

    New poll finds strong support for Boris Johnson to take over as Tory party leader
    Mar31

    New poll finds strong support for Boris Johnson to take over as Tory party leader

    New poll finds strong support for Boris Johnson to take over as Tory party leaderA new ORB poll for The Independent has found that 38% of respondents would like to see London Mayor Boris Johnson taking over as Conservative party leader from Prime Minister David Cameron, with 23% backing Home Secretary Theresa May and 9% backing Chancellor George...

    Tony Abbott’s open contempt for international human rights law
    Mar31

    Tony Abbott’s open contempt for international human rights law

    Reuters/Dinuka LiyanawatteFormer Prime Minister Tony Abbott has penned an essay in Quadrant defending his government’s stance on national security. It betrays an extraordinarily open contempt for international human rights law. Mr Abbott starts by saying that he is proud that his government was committed to “uphold[ing] our values around...

    Was Abbott right on national security?
    Mar31

    Was Abbott right on national security?

    The transformation of Tony Abbott from a social conservative to security commentator has been stark. In his 2009 book Battlelines he offered a bare 4-5 pages of perfunctory defence of the Howard Government’s actions in Iraq and Afghanistan. In office, however, a portrait emerged of a man who ‘sits for much of the day…pondering...

    Putin Cautions Kadyrov, But Gives Green Light For His Reelection
    Mar31

    Putin Cautions Kadyrov, But Gives Green Light For His Reelection

    Meeting on March 25 in the Kremlin with Ramzan Kadyrov, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that he had signed a decree appointing the current Chechen leader as acting republic head when his second term expires on April 5. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Dissident MPs lose mandate in new move towards ‘party dictatorship’
    Mar31

    Dissident MPs lose mandate in new move towards ‘party dictatorship’

    Ukraine’s Central Election Commission has complied with a highly contentious move by the bloc of Petro Poroshenko [BPP] and has stripped two Ukrainian MPs of their mandate. The move is especially chilling as one of the MPs Yehor Firsov had left the faction in protest at what he called corruption among the leadership …read more Source:...

    Darya Polyudova gets 2 years for criticising Putin and war in Ukraine
    Mar31

    Darya Polyudova gets 2 years for criticising Putin and war in Ukraine

    While Ramzan Kadyrov’s open threats against peaceful opponents of the Kremlin get him Putin’s approval and continued leadership of Chechnya, Darya Polyudova is to serve 2 years for criticism of Russia’s war against Ukraine and an attempt to hold a peaceful ‘federalization march’ …read more Source: Kharkiv Human...

    Freedom Day and Belarus’s Ongoing Quest for Identity
    Mar31

    Freedom Day and Belarus’s Ongoing Quest for Identity

    On March 25, opposition-minded Belarusians celebrated Freedom Day (Dzen Voli). On that day, in 1918, the Belarusian People’s Republic (BPR) was proclaimed in Minsk, under German military occupation. The quasi-state lasted barely eight months, when, on December 10, 1918, the Red Army recaptured Minsk. The Belarusian opposition has always...

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