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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Fintech, blockchain and digital security at MWC & 4YFN
    Mar14

    Fintech, blockchain and digital security at MWC & 4YFN

    Many important announcements were made at the Mobile World Congress and 4YFN 2018 far beyond the Galaxy S9 / S9+, Xperia XZ2, animated emojis and 3D selfies that were shown by Samsung and Sony. Blockchain and cybersecurity were among the particularly hot topics during the event. I started my journey from the State of the […] …read more...

    Death brought to Donetsk under a Russian Flag
    Mar14

    Death brought to Donetsk under a Russian Flag

    Ukrainians gathered in Kyiv on March 13 to remember the first victim of Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine in Donbas, and all other civilians killed during the senseless conflict. Many of those present had themselves been forced into exile or fled for their lives after Russian and Russian-backed militants seized control in March –...

    Dead Souls for Putin: Even Death Statistics are Fiddled in Russia
    Mar14

    Dead Souls for Putin: Even Death Statistics are Fiddled in Russia

    There has been a significant fall in the number of deaths from cardio-vascular illness, tuberculosis and cancer in Russia. That’s if you believe the Potemkin statistics, and don’t ask too many questions about the increase in deaths from a number of other illnesses, as well as from ‘unknown causes’ since one of Putin’s ‘May...

    Putin’s next act
    Mar13

    Putin’s next act

    Vladimir Putin’s third term as Russia’s president was defined by a return to aggressive foreign policy, including military interventions in Ukraine and Syria, interference in elections in the United States and Europe, and a crackdown on domestic dissent. But as Russia’s economic model and political system seems increasingly...

    Russian spy attack: why Britain is limited in how it responds to Russia
    Mar13

    Russian spy attack: why Britain is limited in how it responds to Russia

    It is “highly likely” that Russia was to blame for the attack on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter using a deadly nerve agent, British Prime Minister Theresa May told MPs. The government is now waiting for a response from Russian diplomats before formulating its response, though Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov has already...

    Russian election: what to look out for

    Russia’s presidential elections are scheduled to take place on March 18. Of the 70 candidates who originally threw their hat in the ring, only eight were able to successfully clear the hurdles of the nomination and registration process. Aside from the incumbent, Vladimir Putin, the candidates include Vladimir Zhirinovsky (Liberal Democratic...

    Emerging European Growth ‘Best In Years’
    Mar13

    Emerging European Growth ‘Best In Years’

    Growth throughout emerging Europe is the best it has been for six years according to a new forecast published by the Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies (wiiw). “Last year was the best year for growth in this region since 2011,” said Richard Grieveson, an economist at wiiw. “It was also the first since 2007 when all 22 economies...

    Emerging European Growth ‘Best In Years’
    Mar13

    Emerging European Growth ‘Best In Years’

    Growth throughout emerging Europe is the best it has been for six years according to a new forecast published by the Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies (wiiw). “Last year was the best year for growth in this region since 2011,” said Richard Grieveson, an economist at wiiw. “It was also the first since 2007 when all 22 economies...

    The Truth Behind Ukraine’s Language Policy
    Mar13

    The Truth Behind Ukraine’s Language Policy

    On February 28, Ukraine’s Constitutional Court ruled the bill “On the principles of the state language policy” unconstitutional and rendered it invalid. The law in question, adopted back in 2012 and known as the “Kivalov-Kolesnichenko language law,” granted Russian the status of a “regional language.” …read more Source: Kharkiv...

    Crimean Tatars threatened with dismissal for not taking part in illegal Russian ‘elections’
    Mar13

    Crimean Tatars threatened with dismissal for not taking part in illegal Russian ‘elections’

    Nobody seriously doubts the outcome of Russia’s presidential ‘elections’ on 18 March, but Vladimir Putin does not want a pitiful turnout to mar the beginning of his fourth official term in office. Just like in Soviet times, all efforts are underway to persuade or force people to give the right veneer to this electoral farce,...

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