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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    All the President’s Men
    May19

    All the President’s Men

    Reformers had hoped that whoever took his place could ensure a clean start. But Lutsenko is not that person. Existing laws specified that any appointee to the office of the prosecutor general must have legal training or prior experience in the department. Neither applied to Lutsenko. Each decision President Poroshenko makes is bringing him a […]...

    All the President’s Men
    May19

    All the President’s Men

    Reformers had hoped that whoever took his place could ensure a clean start. But Lutsenko is not that person. Existing laws specified that any appointee to the office of the prosecutor general must have legal training or prior experience in the department. Neither applied to Lutsenko. Each decision President Poroshenko makes is bringing him a […]...

    EU’s Mogherini Sees Russia Sanctions Being Extended
    May19

    EU’s Mogherini Sees Russia Sanctions Being Extended

    European Union foreign-policy chief Federica Mogherini says she expects sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine to be renewed in July. RFERL: EU’s Mogherini Sees Russia Sanctions Being Extended …read more Source: The American Center for a European...

    “Naftogaz” refused to pay “Gazprom” for gas supplies in Donbass
    May19

    “Naftogaz” refused to pay “Gazprom” for gas supplies in Donbass

    Ukraine’s “Naftogaz” hasn’t received gas from Russia’s ”Gazprom” at GTS entry points in occupied territories of east Ukraine and thus, doesn’t intend to pay for it, informed press service of the gas company. ”Nafrogaz” hasn’t bought gas from “Gazprom” since November 2015. Until then, the company imported gas...

    Government liquidates State Penitentiary Service
    May19

    Government liquidates State Penitentiary Service

    Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers has approved the reform of the State Penitentiary Service. The concept of the reform was presented by First Deputy Minister of Justice Natalia Sevostianova at a government meeting on Wednesday. In particular, two Cabinet resolutions were passed in line with the reform: a resolution on optimization of central...

    “You Can Dance, But Only If You Join the Revolution”
    May19

    “You Can Dance, But Only If You Join the Revolution”

    (Photo: Wikimedia Commons) If foreign policy had a soundtrack, it would be the opposite of easy listening. Really, could anyone listen to a symphony of war and peace all the way through? In the first movement — devoted to death and destruction and played presto and fortissimo — the electric guitarists step to the front of the orchestra to strum...

    Russian Performance Artist Convicted in Pro-Ukraine Protest
    May19

    Russian Performance Artist Convicted in Pro-Ukraine Protest

    May 19, 2016 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    The EU-Ukraine Association Agreement and Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area: New Legal Instrument for EU Integration without Membership
    May19

    The EU-Ukraine Association Agreement and Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area: New Legal Instrument for EU Integration without Membership

    The EU-Ukraine Association Agreement and Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area: New Legal Instrument for EU Integration without MembershipGuillaume Van der Loo19 May 2016 …read more Source: Centre for European Policy...

    Banning the Majlis: Another Manifestation of Russian Repression of the Crimean Tatars
    May19

    Banning the Majlis: Another Manifestation of Russian Repression of the Crimean Tatars

    On 26 April, the Supreme Court of Crimea banned the Majlis, the representation of Crimean Tatars, recognising it as an extremist organisation. Thus, Russia has eliminated opposition activity by the Crimean Tatars, replacing the Majlis with Russian-created structures that present the façade of representing the Tatar community. The growing Russian...

    IMF Praises Ukraine’s Progress
    May19

    IMF Praises Ukraine’s Progress

    But country must still implement a series of reforms before funds start to flow again. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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