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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Russia Is Giving up on Its Tragedies—and on Itself
    Mar07

    Russia Is Giving up on Its Tragedies—and on Itself

    President Vladimir Putin’s approval rating is regularly accepted as a proxy measure for the level of Russia’s internal cohesion. And his support remains on a sky-high plateau, where it has stood since the explosion of jingoism caused by the annexation of Crimea in March 2014 (Levada.ru, February 26). However, powerful and divisive...

    Russia, Japan, and the G7
    Mar07

    Russia, Japan, and the G7

    A panel discussion with: Sheila Smith, Council on Foreign Relations Joshua Walker, German Marshall Fund Moderator: Clyde Prestowitz, President and Founder of the Economic Strategic Institute Japan-Russia relations are at an important crossroads. This May Japan will preside over the annual meeting of G7 countries, a club that Russia was suspended...

    Russia Declares War on Crimean Tatars
    Mar07

    Russia Declares War on Crimean Tatars

    Two years after invading and annexing Crimea, Russia appears ready to outlaw the Crimean Tatar Mejlis, the representative body of the largest indigenous people of the peninsula. It is unclear whether Western countries will respond with more than words of deep concern if the Mejlis and its 2,300 representatives at various levels are criminalized....

    Russia Declares War on Crimean Tatars
    Mar07

    Russia Declares War on Crimean Tatars

    Two years after invading and annexing Crimea, Russia appears ready to outlaw the Crimean Tatar Mejlis, the representative body of the largest indigenous people of the peninsula. The behavior which Russia deems “extremist” is essentially the Mejlis’ implacable, but always peaceful, opposition to Russia’s occupation.It is unclear...

    Who Should Move First on Minsk?
    Mar07

    Who Should Move First on Minsk?

    March 4, 2016 In each installment of “CGI Asks,” a selection of experts respond to a question about developments related to Russia and the broader region. Western leaders met in Paris last week to review progress on the Minsk accords amid growing concern over Moscow and Kyiv’s unwillingness to implement their sides of the agreement. We...

    Mother of Hunger-Striking Pilot Calls for Justice
    Mar07

    Mother of Hunger-Striking Pilot Calls for Justice

    Editor’s Note: Ukrainian fighter pilot Nadiya Savchenko started a “dry” hunger strike on March 3 after Russian prosecutors requested a 23-year sentence for Savchenko. In 2014, Savchenko was captured by the pro-Russian separatists in the Donbas, transferred to Russia, where she was accused of involvement in the death of two Russian...

    Why Russia and Ukraine Won’t Implement the Minsk Agreement
    Mar07

    Why Russia and Ukraine Won’t Implement the Minsk Agreement

    Ukrainian politics made it hard to decentralize, while Russia won’t allow Ukraine to move West. March 7, 2016 By Joshua Cohen Ukraine already took the first step in implement the Minsk agreement, as last March Kyiv passed the law mandated by Clause 4 of the accord, “On Temporary Order of Local Self-Governance in Particular Districts of...

    Moldova to Elect Presidents by Popular Vote, Court Rules
    Mar07

    Moldova to Elect Presidents by Popular Vote, Court Rules

    Constitutional Court ruling that the next president must be elected by a national vote seen as unlikely to placate protesters. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Playing with fear and ignorance
    Mar07

    Playing with fear and ignorance

    Further important insight on the worrying referendum in the Netherlands on the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Russian spetsnaz officer exposed fighting in Donbas demands YouTube remove the ’confidential’ evidence
    Mar07

    Russian spetsnaz officer exposed fighting in Donbas demands YouTube remove the ’confidential’ evidence

    Can apparent evidence of Russian war crimes in Donbas be protected as ‘confidential’ material? The InformNapalm project, which probes Russia’s undeclared war against Ukraine, believes not, and has responded accordingly to the demand from YouTube to remove a particular video. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

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