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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Kennan Cable No.16: Understanding the “Under Control” Donbas
    Apr22

    Kennan Cable No.16: Understanding the “Under Control” Donbas

    After nearly two years of war, the contested Donbas region in eastern Ukraine is split in two between the Russian-backed “People’s Republics” of Donetsk and Luhansk and the so-called podkontrolny (under control) Donbas. …read more Source: Woodrow Wilson International Center for...

    The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Publishes “Their” Evidence of MH17 Fakery
    Apr22

    The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Publishes “Their” Evidence of MH17 Fakery

    Last week we published correspondence between Bellingcat and the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in which we requested evidence to support their allegations of Bellingcat and others faking MH17 evidence. The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has replied, and their full reply (translated from Russian) with their evidence of fakery is shown...

    Ukraine’s Hybrid State
    Apr22

    Ukraine’s Hybrid State

    Ukraine has new institutions and a vibrant civil society, but a culture of corruption erodes state legitimacy. The state has been captured by enemies within. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

    Russian jets are more aggressive than during Cold War
    Apr22

    Russian jets are more aggressive than during Cold War

    Looming over the talks between NATO and Russia are provocative Russian warplane intercepts. These include a pair of Russian Su-24 fighter jets that buzzed within 30 feet of the USS Donald Cook in the Baltic Sea on April 11 and 12, and a Su-27 fighter jet that performed a barrel roll within 50 feet of a U.S. RC-135 spy plane April 14, The Daily...

    Russia and NATO Meet: Time for Allies to Call off Mini-Cold War with Moscow
    Apr22

    Russia and NATO Meet: Time for Allies to Call off Mini-Cold War with Moscow

    Doug Bandow The NATO-Russia Council met in Brussels for the first time in nearly two years. “We are not afraid of dialogue,” announced alliance Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg. Alas, the talks didn’t get very far. Afterward he explained: “it was reconfirmed that we disagree on the facts, on the narrative and the responsibilities in and...

    Bullied Russian Kid Receives Big Support
    Apr22

    Bullied Russian Kid Receives Big Support

    Local celebrities and even a NASA astronaut respond to mother’s Facebook plea. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Ukraine’s Meat Grinder Is Back in Business
    Apr22

    Ukraine’s Meat Grinder Is Back in Business

    The one bright spot in the otherwise largely unimplemented February 2015 Minsk peace agreement was a ceasefire that ended full-scale fighting between Ukrainian forces and Moscow-backed, pro-Russian rebels who seized parts of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions on the Ukrainian-Russian border almost two years ago. …read more Source:...

    Moldovan Thief Becomes YouTube Star
    Apr22

    Moldovan Thief Becomes YouTube Star

    Given the massive corruption scandals of the past, some citizens seem jaded to the news. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Where’s Ukraine Headed? Watch Who Gets the Prosecutor’s Job
    Apr22

    Where’s Ukraine Headed? Watch Who Gets the Prosecutor’s Job

    Picking a new prosecutor general backed by the Ukrainian people, parliament and civil society is essential to future aid, such as a planned a $1 billion loan guarantee. Poroshenko may struggle to install an ally this time round. Bloomberg: Where’s Ukraine Headed? Watch Who Gets the Prosecutor’s Job …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine Central Bank Gets Tough With Owners of Private Banks
    Apr22

    Ukraine Central Bank Gets Tough With Owners of Private Banks

    Ukraine will closely track assets belonging to owners of banks to stop the offering of sweetheart loans to shareholders – a practice that helped bankrupt 40 percent of the banking sector, a deputy governor of the central bank said. VOA:Ukraine Central Bank Gets Tough With Owners of Private Banks …read more Source: The American Center for a...

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