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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    The Show Trial Must Go On
    Mar11

    The Show Trial Must Go On

    The script changes, but it always follows the same template: Patently ridiculous charges are presented and debated as if they were actually plausible, followed by the faux suspense of a verdict that everybody knows is a foregone conclusion. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Faltering Revenues Jeopardize Russia’s Military Rearmament Program
    Mar11

    Faltering Revenues Jeopardize Russia’s Military Rearmament Program

    The Russian Ministry of Finance is struggling to balance the budget, gutted by the low prices of oil and other Russian staple export commodities. The problem is made worse by Western financial sanctions over Crimea and Ukraine, which have severely limited Moscow’s ability to borrow abroad, while the internal money market is shallow (see...

    Body found of young woman believed abducted by Kremlin-backed militants
    Mar11

    Body found of young woman believed abducted by Kremlin-backed militants

    The body has been found of 17-year-old Iryna Yermakova from Horlivka who disappeared in December last year. There are strong grounds for believing that she was abducted by members of the Troy gang of Kremlin-backed militants, but little, if any hope, of a real investigation with Horlivka now within the so-called ‘Donetsk people’s...

    Russian Crisis Continues to Bite for Labour Migrants
    Mar10

    Russian Crisis Continues to Bite for Labour Migrants

    Kyrgystan’s membership of a Moscow-led trading bloc has softened the blow for its citizens, but Uzbeks and Tajiks are clearly suffering.The Russian economic crisis continues to bite for Central Asian labour migrants, with thousands of Tajik and Uzbek nationals returning home as remittances plummet. The exception to the trend appears to be...

    The Future of the Minsk Agreements
    Mar10

    The Future of the Minsk Agreements

    The Minsk agreements are currently the principal instrument for achieving a lasting settlement in the occupied regions of eastern Ukraine. Moscow and Kyiv, however, are showing little enthusiasm for implementing the associated package of measures. Unless this changes by the summer, the European Union would be ill-advised to lift or relax its...

    Reforming Ukraine: A Progress Report with Dmytro Shymkiv
    Mar10

    Reforming Ukraine: A Progress Report with Dmytro Shymkiv

    Ukraine’s government and civil society are in the midst of an ambitious reform effort. The countries lead reformer, Dmytro Shymkiv, provides a progress report in this edition of Wilson Center NOW. Guest …read more Source: Woodrow Wilson International Center for...

    Kremlin Outraged Over Attack on Activists, Journalists
    Mar10

    Kremlin Outraged Over Attack on Activists, Journalists

    Committee for Prevention of Torture members, Russian and foreign journalists attacked at Chechnya-Ingushetia border. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Andriy Pasishnyk is hiding from NABU
    Mar10

    Andriy Pasishnyk is hiding from NABU

    Detectives from the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine have failed to hand over the suspicion notice personally to Andriy Pasishnyk, executive director of state-owned Naftogaz, in an investigation launched after ex-Economy Minister Aivaras Abromavicius accused the official of interference in his work, according to the NABU’s press...

    Nordic-Baltic Security, Germany and NATO
    Mar10

    Nordic-Baltic Security, Germany and NATO

    The countries around the Baltic Sea are among Europe’s frontline states affected by the conflict between Russia and western Europe. The Baltics and Nordics share a common concern about a revisionist, aggressive, and rearming Russia: Since the onset of the crisis in and around Ukraine in 2014, these countries have felt increasingly exposed...

    Political Risk Insurance for FDI in Ukraine: How the Eastern European Pivot State Can Be Saved
    Mar10

    Political Risk Insurance for FDI in Ukraine: How the Eastern European Pivot State Can Be Saved

    Ukrainian and European Union flags fly in Kiev, by Evgeny Feldman via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 3.0. European misconceptions of the Ukranian-Russian conflict are the result, among others, of a lack of expert knowledge about Ukraine, among the member states of the European Union. The most recent example of continued misunderstanding is a Western...

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