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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    The OSCE armed police mission in Donbas is impossible without Russia
    May12

    The OSCE armed police mission in Donbas is impossible without Russia

    Several days ago, President Petro Poroshenko announced that shortly it would be decided on the creation and deployment of the OSCE armed police mission in Donbas, informs the news agency BBC. Director of Military Programmes of the Razumkov Centre Mykola Sunhurovskyi believes that it is impossible to implement the proposal of the Ukrainian...

    Outrage as Anti-Militant Website Publishes List of Journalists Working in Donbas
    May12

    Outrage as Anti-Militant Website Publishes List of Journalists Working in Donbas

    Ukrainian and foreign journalists are demanding that the controversial website Myrotvorets removes a list of journalists who have received ‘accreditation’ for work in areas under Kremlin-backed militant control. Accreditation in no way suggests support for the militants and many of these journalists have ensured publication of vital...

    May11

    April 11, 2016 Following his participation at a panel discussion on Russia’s domestic outlook at the Center on Global Interests, Russian journalist Stanislav Kucher outlined the possible directions that Russian politics could evolve. In his article below, Kucher argues that only a new constitutional structure can help Russia transition from...

    Calls Rise for US, EU to Identify Ukraine’s Corrupt Elite, Freeze Assets, Deny Visas
    May11

    Calls Rise for US, EU to Identify Ukraine’s Corrupt Elite, Freeze Assets, Deny Visas

    The Kyiv Post. …read more Source: World Affairs...

    Spanish Court Issues Arrest Warrants Against Russian Officials Accused of Organized Crime Links
    May11

    Spanish Court Issues Arrest Warrants Against Russian Officials Accused of Organized Crime Links

    Reports on May 3 revealed that the Spanish National High Court’s Central Investigative Court Number Five issued a series of international arrest warrants against 12 Russian citizens, including some figures considered close to President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle, among them Nikolay Aulov, the deputy chief of Russia’s Federal...

    Predictable cruelty, worrying news as Savchenko spends 2nd birthday in Russian detention
    May11

    Predictable cruelty, worrying news as Savchenko spends 2nd birthday in Russian detention

    Nadiya Savchenko has spent her 35th birthday alone after her mother arrived only to be refused a visit. This comes amid worrying indications that any exchange or extradition negotiations – for her and other Ukrainian prisoners – may have derailed …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    One Year Later, Ukraine’s Patrol Police Enjoy Massive Spike in Trust
    May11

    One Year Later, Ukraine’s Patrol Police Enjoy Massive Spike in Trust

    If one were to merely follow national politics in Ukraine, it would be easy to become discouraged about the state of reforms. Headlines from top media suggest that Ukraine’s longstanding oligarchic power structures and institutionalized corruption have persisted in the wake of the Revolution of Dignity, frustrating citizens and the...

    Let’s Do the Numbers: What Would Ukraine’s Parliament Look Like if Elections Were Held Today?
    May11

    Let’s Do the Numbers: What Would Ukraine’s Parliament Look Like if Elections Were Held Today?

    Ukraine will likely avoid early parliamentary elections this year. Some analysts feared that early elections would bring populists to power, while others reasoned that they might bring more reformers into parliament. Barring a collapse of the thin parliamentary majority that made Volodomyr Groisman Ukraine’s prime minister on April 14, he...

    Stalin in Pink, and Other Victory Day Highlights
    May11

    Stalin in Pink, and Other Victory Day Highlights

    In Moldova, U.S. military hardware removed from Chisinau square ahead of 9 May celebrations. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Eurovision’s futile effort to steer clear of politics
    May11

    Eurovision’s futile effort to steer clear of politics

    The ticket agency for Eurovision 2016 caused alarm at the end of April when it published its first “flag policy”. It restricted regional flags, sounded ambivalent about EU and rainbow flags, and even compared eight very different territories to Islamic State – all to protect Eurovision’s “non-political nature”. Organisers relaxed the flags...

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