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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Fighting a Culture of Corruption in Ukraine
    Apr19

    Fighting a Culture of Corruption in Ukraine

    To make progress on stamping out corruption, Ukraine requires targeted reform of the powerful institutions that perpetuate corrupt practices, particularly the justice system. …read more Source: Carnegie...

    Ukrainian court sentences Russian soldiers, prisoner swap taking shape
    Apr19

    Ukrainian court sentences Russian soldiers, prisoner swap taking shape

    A Ukrainian court yesterday (18 April) sentenced two Russian soldiers captured last May to 14 years in prison for their involvement in the pro-Russian separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian hostage faces 9 year sentence in Russia for want of a crime
    Apr19

    Ukrainian hostage faces 9 year sentence in Russia for want of a crime

    A Russian court is likely on April 20 to sentence Ukrainian Serhiy Lytvynov to up to 9 years in a maximum security prison. For being Ukrainian, effectively, since he committed no crime. The politics in this case, and there is little else, lies in Lytvynov’s nationality and Russia’s undeclared war against Ukraine. …read more...

    Extradition promises for show as Russia forces citizenship on Crimean political prisoner
    Apr19

    Extradition promises for show as Russia forces citizenship on Crimean political prisoner

    Russia is still trying to force its citizenship on Gennady Afanasyev, one of the four opponents of Crimean annexation taken illegally to Russia and convicted of ‘terrorism’, and may also be putting similar pressure on Oleksandr Kolchenk …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Sanctions, not words, needed over extrajudicial criminalization of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis
    Apr19

    Sanctions, not words, needed over extrajudicial criminalization of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis

    Two years after invading and annexing Ukrainian territory, Russia has effectively declared war against the Crimean Tatar people. More words of concern, without real punitive sanctions, would be frighteningly inadequate. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    IMF doesn’t need a bigger empire to operate a better safety net
    Apr19

    IMF doesn’t need a bigger empire to operate a better safety net

    ‘Too slow for too long’. This is the title of the just-released IMF World Economic Outlook. Global growth has been stuck in a rut, running between 3% and 3.5% for the past four years, and the forecast numbers are not much stronger. Policy-makers have become inured to this persistently feeble performance, with policy unresponsive to the...

    New Prospects for Development of Transport Sector in Azerbaijan
    Apr18

    New Prospects for Development of Transport Sector in Azerbaijan

    Continuing drastic declines in energy prices have given new impetus to Azerbaijan’s long-running quest to diversify its economy and develop the domestic non-oil sector. In this regard, the country’s leadership has placed particular importance on the transport sector (Abc.az, April 13; Azernews, March 10). In October 2015, President...

    Political Calculations Behind Italy’s Campaign Against European Sanctions on Russia
    Apr18

    Political Calculations Behind Italy’s Campaign Against European Sanctions on Russia

    From the outset, the Italian government has been among the most tepid enforcers of the European Union’s sanctions against Russia. And as the impact of Western sanctions has reportedly negatively affected the Italian economy, Rome appears increasingly determined to overcome the current regime of penalties imposed on the Kremlin (Sputnik...

    Ukraine and Palestine Intensified Political Dialogue
    Apr18

    Ukraine and Palestine Intensified Political Dialogue

    PRESS RELEASE. Ukraine. …read more Source: World Affairs...

    Russia Stuck with Most Gender-Based Work Restrictions
    Apr18

    Russia Stuck with Most Gender-Based Work Restrictions

    It’s forbidden to hire women for hundreds of jobs, as legislation has seen few changes since the Soviet era. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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