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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Film Screening: “A Struggle for Home: The Crimean Tatars”
    May17

    Film Screening: “A Struggle for Home: The Crimean Tatars”

    This documentary film tells the rich and often tragic story of the Crimean Tatars. It features interviews with Crimean residents, historians, survivors of the 1944 deportation, Russian nationalists, and Tatar activists. The film won Best International Film at the 2016 D.C. Independent Film Festival. Please join us for a film showing and a panel...

    Architects of Disastrous Iraq War Still at Large
    May17

    Architects of Disastrous Iraq War Still at Large

    ‘Shock and awe’ over Baghdad, 2003.Bombs going off in Iraq? Well, it happens all the time — what’s there to see? Let’s all move along shall we? On Thursday, at least 13 people were killed in a ISIS attack on a café in Baghdad for the “crime” of watching a football match. The day before at least 88 people were killed in...

    Holding the West Together Over Russia
    May17

    Holding the West Together Over Russia

    Transatlantic TakeThe West has been tested by Russia in Crimea and eastern Ukraine and has passed the test to date. While much of the discussion both in Europe and North America has focused on various aspects of the nature of Putin’s policies and the possible future dangers they may pose, not enough attention has been given to the...

    New Police Force Finds Old Habits Die Hard in Ukraine
    May17

    New Police Force Finds Old Habits Die Hard in Ukraine

    May 17, 2016 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Ukraine’s Eurovision Win Rouses a Chorus of Anger and Suspicion in Russia
    May17

    Ukraine’s Eurovision Win Rouses a Chorus of Anger and Suspicion in Russia

    May 17, 2016 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Russia Moves to Restrict Extremists’ Travel
    May17

    Russia Moves to Restrict Extremists’ Travel

    Parliamentarians say new legislation is aimed at suspected terrorists, but critics say it could be used against enemies of the Kremlin. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Abe’s Russia plan: Will it work?
    May17

    Abe’s Russia plan: Will it work?

    In a widely publicised meeting at Sochi on May 6, Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met Russian President Vladimir Putin. It was a very important meeting where Abe showed tenacious resolve to bring about a new turnaround in the bilateral relations which have hit a road block since the Ukraine crisis in 2014. While Putin has not visited …...

    The Crimean Tatars and the Politics of Eurovision
    May17

    The Crimean Tatars and the Politics of Eurovision

    Ukraine’s victory in the Eurovision Song Contest is as much a political message as a vote on musical taste. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

    The Tip of the Ukraine Iceberg: After the Dutch EU Referendum
    May17

    The Tip of the Ukraine Iceberg: After the Dutch EU Referendum

    Despite Kiev’s official rhetoric, the national consensus on integration with the EU is increasingly fragile. Pro-Russian forces are reasserting themselves in the southeast, while ultra-right activists are campaigning against the European Union in the west. On top of that, the current pro-European government has no real achievements to boast...

    Russian Activist Jailed & Could Face 5-year Sentence for Wearing a Putin Mask
    May17

    Russian Activist Jailed & Could Face 5-year Sentence for Wearing a Putin Mask

    Roman Roslovtsev has been jailed for 20 days for taking a walk in a mask depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin, but could face a prison sentence of up to 5 years under new draconian anti-protest legislation. The brave young Russian is in fact challenging the authorities to prosecute to demonstrate the repressive insanity of the new law....

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