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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Separatist Convoy Linked to MH17 Buk Transport
    Mar04

    Separatist Convoy Linked to MH17 Buk Transport

    At 9:40am on the morning of 17 July 2014, the first mention of a Buk missile launcher in Donetsk reached the internet. This came in the form of a post on the “Donetsk is Ukraine!” VKontakte (VK) community, warning of the Buk’s arrival from Makeevka and the presence of three civilian vehicles: Link (Archive 1 / Archive 2) “Bad news. Around...

    How a democratic tool became a threat to democracy
    Mar04

    How a democratic tool became a threat to democracy

    The author describes how a referendum once introduced as the ultimate form of democracy has been hijacked in Holland, and is serving those in Russia whose basic rules of the game are simple – that the EU should crumble before Russia goes down the drain …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Where now if Nadiya Savchenko refuses even water?
    Mar04

    Where now if Nadiya Savchenko refuses even water?

    In protest over the sudden refusal to let her give her final statement, Nadiya Savchenko has announced that from Friday she will refuse even water. Her defiance is courageous as ever, her speech stirring, but the chilling fear remains that the Kremlin will not react. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Reshat Ametov, Slain Symbol of Struggle Against Russian Invasion of Crimea
    Mar04

    Reshat Ametov, Slain Symbol of Struggle Against Russian Invasion of Crimea

    It is two years since 39-year-old Reshat Ametov came out in silent protest against the Russian soldiers who had seized control in his native Crimea. The Crimean Tatar father of three was abducted by pro-Russian paramilitaries and tortured to death …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Transparency International calls for progress in the investigation Yanukovych’s assets
    Mar03

    Transparency International calls for progress in the investigation Yanukovych’s assets

    On the second anniversary of when former Ukraine’s President Viktor Yanukovych fled his country, Transparency International called on Ukrainian authorities to fully investigate the former president’s corruption-related crimes, to bring him to justice and to begin efforts to ensure the return of billions of euros of stolen assets. The...

    Fighting to Survive Budget Contraction, Kremlin Tries to Fix Oil Prices
    Mar03

    Fighting to Survive Budget Contraction, Kremlin Tries to Fix Oil Prices

    On March 1, President Vladimir Putin gathered the CEOs of Russia’s oil majors in the Kremlin to discuss a possible freeze of crude production to boost oil prices. Oil is Russia’s main export commodity and the main source of state revenue. Putin commended the “healthy state of the oil industry”—in 2015, Russia increased oil production...

    Remembering Boris Nemtsov
    Mar03

    Remembering Boris Nemtsov

    Boris Nemtsov’s legacy and his final project—exposing the Kremlin’s role in the war in Ukraine—were remembered at an event in Washington to mark the first anniversary of his assassination. “He was a man of great values,” said Paula J. Dobriansky, a Senior Fellow at Harvard University and an Atlantic Council board director. Nemtsov was...

    EU-US Security Forum – The European security order after Crimea
    Mar03

    EU-US Security Forum – The European security order after Crimea

    What’s next for the European security order? …read more Source: European Policy...

    Russian adventurism and the U.S. long game
    Mar03

    Russian adventurism and the U.S. long game

    Russia today poses a greater foreign policy and security challenge to the United States and its Western allies than at any time since the height of the Cold War. Its annexation of Crimea, war in Ukraine’s Donbas region, and military intervention in Syria have upended Western calculations from Eastern Europe to the Middle East....

    Obama Prolongs Sanctions on Russia Over Ukraine Crisis
    Mar03

    Obama Prolongs Sanctions on Russia Over Ukraine Crisis

    March 3, 2016 …read more Source: Center on Global...

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