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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    EU Lifts Most Sanctions Against Belarus
    Feb16

    EU Lifts Most Sanctions Against Belarus

    Critics fear Brussels has let ‘dictator’ Lukashenka and members of his regime off too easily and too soon. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Russia Committing ‘War Crimes’ in Syria, Say Turkey, France
    Feb16

    Russia Committing ‘War Crimes’ in Syria, Say Turkey, France

    UN chief calls strikes on hospitals and schools that killed dozens of civilians ‘blatant violations of international law.’ …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Ukraine Faces Crucial Test as Resignations Dent Anti-corruption Drive
    Feb16

    Ukraine Faces Crucial Test as Resignations Dent Anti-corruption Drive

    Ukraine’s political crisis deepened Monday with the resignation of the deputy prosecutor general, who accused his superior of “running a dead institution with no independence.” VOA: Ukraine Faces Crucial Test as Resignations Dent Anti-corruption Drive …read more Source: The American Center for a European...

    Ukraine Cabinet Risks Confidence Vote After Premier Reports
    Feb16

    Ukraine Cabinet Risks Confidence Vote After Premier Reports

    While President Petro Poroshenko has pledged a cabinet revamp, members of his party said after meeting last night that they’d begin collecting signatures to trigger a no-confidence motion in Yatsenyuk. The friction sent bond yields surging. If lawmakers decide to dismiss the government, parliament would have 60 days to form a new cabinet....

    Ukraine officially bans transit of Russian trucks
    Feb16

    Ukraine officially bans transit of Russian trucks

    Russian trucks are now banned from travelling through Ukraine. Ukrainian officials say Russia is violating both WTO (World Trade Organization) procedures and bilateral state agreements on road transport. The Foreign Ministry is demanding an explanation of why such a blockade was imposed. Meanwhile, Ukraine’s Prime Minister says Ukraine is...

    Ecumenism and geopolitics crossed to “neutral” Cuba.
    Feb16

    Ecumenism and geopolitics crossed to “neutral” Cuba.

    WITH NAME OF LORD…? February 15, 2016 … “For Francis meeting was a brilliant diplomatic move ecumenical character, which could not commit to his predecessors, but that also put him under fire due to the fact that he was a joyful meeting with the Russian Patriarch will provide indirect support for Putin, while he is waging war in Syria continues...

    Russian Debt Collectors Turn to Strong-arm Tactics
    Feb16

    Russian Debt Collectors Turn to Strong-arm Tactics

    Proposals to deal with rising threats by lenders include a moratorium on collection agencies, restricting kinds of debt they can recover. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Playing Putin bingo
    Feb16

    Playing Putin bingo

    To modify Churchill, ‘Putin is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma’. Fiona Hill and Clifford Gaddy’s updated and expanded edition of Mr. Putin: Operative in the Kremlin is an essential guidebook for navigating the enigma that is Russia’s leader. It is based on original research and interviews, along with a deep...

    A Window to Europe for Crimean Tatars
    Feb16

    A Window to Europe for Crimean Tatars

    The European Parliament’s resolution on the human rights situation in Crimea was important also as the first time a major international democratic body has explicitly acknowledged Crimean Tatars as ‘indigenous people of Crimea’. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Crimean Tatar Mejlis criminalized for opposing Russian occupation of Crimea
    Feb15

    Crimean Tatar Mejlis criminalized for opposing Russian occupation of Crimea

    Russia has formally begun the procedure of banning the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People citing as formal grounds the law on countering ‘extremism’, while claiming, in Soviet style, that this is because of requests from Crimean Tatar organizations. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

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