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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    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...

    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...

    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:...

    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...

    Parliament find Health Care Ministry’s reforms unsatisfactory
    Apr22

    Parliament find Health Care Ministry’s reforms unsatisfactory

    Parliament adopted a resolution on the recommendations of parliamentary hearings “On health care reform in Ukraine.” The draft resolution was supported by 273 deputies. Participants of parliamentary hearings recommend to recognize the work of the Ministry of Health Care of Ukraine on the organization and legislative support for healthcare reform...

    New Press Freedom Index Remains a Depressing Read
    Apr22

    New Press Freedom Index Remains a Depressing Read

    Post-Soviet states again do miserably while Poland and Hungary drop down in the rankings. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Calm Before the Storm?
    Apr22

    Calm Before the Storm?

    Counterterrorist operations targeting jihadists in Russia have largely proven successful in the past three years. Still, there are reasons to worry that large-scale terrorism might return. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Hroisman’s government can achieve some success but a breakthrough should not be expected
    Apr22

    Hroisman’s government can achieve some success but a breakthrough should not be expected

    The appointment of Volodymyr Hroisman as a prime minister will allow to avoid a parliamentary election for at least several months. This was said by Leading Expert of Political and Legal Programmes of the Razumkov Centre Viktor Zamiatin in his comment to the website Ostrov. “At least for some time, Volodymyr Hroisman will be loyal to the...

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