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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    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....

    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....

    KHPG Statement on the Events Linked with the ‘Myrotvorets’ Site
    May17

    KHPG Statement on the Events Linked with the ‘Myrotvorets’ Site

    The publication on the Myrotvorets site of information about people who had received ‘accreditation from the so-called ‘Donetsk people’s republic’ [DNR] aroused heated debate in Ukraine regarding the legitimacy of the move and the invasion into the privacy of the people whose information was posted …read more Source: Kharkiv...

    The Civil War Inside the US Military
    May17

    The Civil War Inside the US Military

    In early April, a battalion of senior military officials appeared before a Senate panel and testified that the US Army is “outranged and outgunned,” particularly in any future conflict with Russia. Arguing for a much bigger budget for the Army, they claimed that, absent a substantial increase in funding, the Russians would overtake us and, even...

    Putin Commits to Countering New Strategic ‘Threat’ to Russia
    May16

    Putin Commits to Countering New Strategic ‘Threat’ to Russia

    The ceremony of opening the United States’ missile defense base in Deveselu, Romania, last week (Thursday, May 12), was greeted by a barrage of condemnation and criticism from Russian officials (see EDM, May 12). The next day, President Vladimir Putin turned these denouncements into state policy by defining this deployment of a radar...

    High Time for Privatization in Ukraine
    May16

    High Time for Privatization in Ukraine

    Last year, the Ukrainian government recorded 1,833 operating state-owned companies, and another 1,700 that were standing still. These 3,500 companies do not yield any profits; instead, they cause the government vast losses. Any profit is stolen. Sensibly, the government focused on cutting losses and improving corporate governance in 2015. Now,...

    How Ukraine Can Recover Its Stolen Assets from Kleptocrats and Russia
    May16

    How Ukraine Can Recover Its Stolen Assets from Kleptocrats and Russia

    Ukraine has suffered from a negligent and criminal administration, then revolution, war, invasion, annexation, and a situation close to economic collapse. One can argue that turning to legal solutions for recovery of some of the losses that Ukraine has suffered is not realistic or practical. While it is true that Ukraine cannot frogmarch members...

    Jamala’s Triumph at Eurovision Reminds Ukraine to Take Cultural Diplomacy Seriously
    May16

    Jamala’s Triumph at Eurovision Reminds Ukraine to Take Cultural Diplomacy Seriously

    The 2016 Eurovision Song Contest has energized Ukrainians, whose spirits had been low due to “Ukraine fatigue,” continuous political feuds, and lack of reforms. Jamala’s win and her powerful song about persecution and the abuse of Crimean Tatars has filled our hearts with pride and solidarity. It also reminds us that culture is a powerful...

    IMF and Government will reform pension system
    May16

    IMF and Government will reform pension system

    Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Rozenko met with representatives of the IMF Mission, led by Head of the Mission Ron van Roden. The discussion was focused on the comprehensive pension reform of Ukraine, overcoming the deficit and balancing the budget of the Pension Fund. The Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine told about the steps […] …read...

    Parliament failed to pass bill on access to information
    May16

    Parliament failed to pass bill on access to information

    The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has returned the bill on openness and access to information on the activities of the Parliament, its committees and members to the committee. 241 MP voted for returning the bill for further elaboration for the second reading. The amended bill received only 206 votes. Even the question of returning the […] …read...

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