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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Ukraine Needs to Stop Dragging its Feet on Privatization
    Jun01

    Ukraine Needs to Stop Dragging its Feet on Privatization

    State-owned enterprises remain Ukraine’s Achilles’ heel. They are where political corruption spirals out of control with cronyism and backroom deals, and it is time to put an end to it. Privatization is the only real solution. No one has ever been popular by selling state assets and the timing is never right. Yet these companies...

    Will Britain Depart the European Union? Should America Care?
    Jun01

    Will Britain Depart the European Union? Should America Care?

    Doug Bandow Donald Trump’s success in the U.S. is not unique. Europe is being buffeted by similar populist currents. Illiberal, nationalist governments rule Hungary and Poland. Austria nearly elected a right-wing nationalist as president. Anti-EU leftists share power in Portugal. Swiss voters have targeted immigration and Islam. The Dutch...

    The DCFTA’s Impact on the Modernisation of Ukraine’s Economy
    Jun01

    The DCFTA’s Impact on the Modernisation of Ukraine’s Economy

    To make full use of the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area with the EU, it will not be enough for Ukraine to implement EU norms and technical standards. The Ukrainian government should create transparent and stable regulations and simplify the business environment. In this respect, legislative approximation in sectors covered by the DCFTA...

    Leading Vote Leave figures pledge to set-up “genuine Australian-style points based immigration system” by 2020
    Jun01

    Leading Vote Leave figures pledge to set-up “genuine Australian-style points based immigration system” by 2020

    Leading Vote Leave figures pledge to set-up “genuine Australian-style points based immigration system” by 2020In a statement released last night, Vote Leave campaigners Michael Gove, Boris Johnson, Priti Patel and Gisela Stuart said, “We want Britain to continue to benefit from migration. But if we are to welcome more people to Britain then the...

    The Secret of Putin’s Survival
    Jun01

    The Secret of Putin’s Survival

    Two years ago, Russia’s annexation of Crimea culminated a long process of growing authoritarianism and isolationism under President Vladimir Putin. But even as much of the international community condemned the move, Russians seemed to welcome it – and still do, despite deepening national malaise. …read more Source: Project Syndicate...

    The Lukashenko Formula: Belarus’s Crimea Flip-Flops
    Jun01

    The Lukashenko Formula: Belarus’s Crimea Flip-Flops

    Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko has contradicted himself several times on the issue of the status of Crimea. His ambiguities have helped him to maintain good relations with both Russia and Ukraine, and to forge a new relationship with the West. | Русский …read more Source: Carnegie Moscow...

    Politicians are again jeopardizing Ukraine’s judicial reform
    Jun01

    Politicians are again jeopardizing Ukraine’s judicial reform

    Human rights organizations and the Reanimation Package of Reforms Initiative have issued warnings over proposed constitutional amendments to the justice system and a new draft bill which would retain ways of exerting influence on judges. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Crimean Tatar journalist accused of ’extremism’ & incitement for call to help children
    Jun01

    Crimean Tatar journalist accused of ’extremism’ & incitement for call to help children

    Lilia Budzhurova has received a formal warning of “the inadmissibility of extremist activities” 6 days after writing a moving appeal to show solidarity and support for children whose fathers are in custody in Russian-occupied Crimea on fabricated charges …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    A Saakashvili Party Comeback? Not in Georgia but Maybe in Ukraine
    May31

    A Saakashvili Party Comeback? Not in Georgia but Maybe in Ukraine

    Odesa Oblast Governor Mikheil Saakashvili is preparing for the launch of his political party later this year in Ukraine, but this has not prevented him from pondering a return to politics in his native Georgia. Georgian voters go to the polls on October 8 to elect a new parliament in a contest viewed as a referendum on the performance of Bidzina...

    Putin’s Domestic Strategy: Counting the Trees, Missing the Forest
    May31

    Putin’s Domestic Strategy: Counting the Trees, Missing the Forest

    Russian President Vladimir Putin strides the world as the master tactician. In Crimea, eastern Ukraine and Syria, he seized the initiative and left his adversaries flatfooted and guessing as to his ultimate intentions. …read more Source: Woodrow Wilson International Center for...

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