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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Date Night with Vladimir Putin

    The Academy Award-winning film director Nikita Mikhalkov once said, “Cinema is the most powerful weapon.” In Russia, it’s a weapon wielded to excise uncomfortable truths about its Soviet legacy in favor of unifying the Russian people under a shallow, state-manufactured conception of national greatness. Russia needs heroes—that’s true....

    Eurovision Poll: Ukraine’s Soft Power on the Continent
    May18

    Eurovision Poll: Ukraine’s Soft Power on the Continent

    On May 23, the Institute of World Policy will hold a presentation and discussion of the survey among the foreign visitors of Eurovision Song Contest 2017. …read more Source: Institute of World...

    Challenges persist for multiple legal actions regarding MH17
    May18

    Challenges persist for multiple legal actions regarding MH17

    Reuters/Michael KoorenMultiple parallel actions are ongoing with the aim of achieving truth and justice for the 298 passengers and crew of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17. The flight was shot down over Ukraine on July 17, 2014. An investigative team, led by the Dutch aviation authority and endorsed by the Australian government, concluded that the...

    “What was done to you in 1944 has a name. It was genocide”
    May18

    “What was done to you in 1944 has a name. It was genocide”

    The words above were spoken by a great Ukrainian Petro Grigorenko when he addressed Crimean Tatars exiled in Moscow in 1968, almost 25 years after the Deportation. Nearly 50 years later, Crimean Tatars are once again exiled or persecuted, and Grigorenko’s advice on demanding their rights and accepting no less, just as poignantly relevant....

    Russian prison staff jailed for torturing 16-year-old Ukrainian to death
    May18

    Russian prison staff jailed for torturing 16-year-old Ukrainian to death

    18 months after Vitaly Pop, who was just 16, died of appalling injuries on his first night in a Russian ‘corrective’ colony, two prison officers have received 11-year sentences, with eight others sentenced to terms from two and a half to five years …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Ukraine – War Every Day
    May18

    Ukraine – War Every Day

    The above were posted today, May 17, 2017, on YouTube. The “feed” from Ukraine’s war with Russia is continuous, but all seems to quiet at the desktop as the drama becomes familiar and outside anger dissipates into other breaking news....

    Amid Public Dissent, Ukraine Issues Sanctions
    May17

    Amid Public Dissent, Ukraine Issues Sanctions

    On May 15, 2017, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed an order to impose new sanctions on Russia for the next three years. Ukraine will block Russian social media, TV channels, airlines, banks, and defense companies. The list specifies 1,228 individuals and 468 legal entities. …read more Source: Woodrow Wilson International Center...

    The Role Of The Central Bank In Economic Development
    May17

    The Role Of The Central Bank In Economic Development

    Image credit: istockIn the Newsmentioning John B. Taylorvia National Bank of UkraineThe National Bank of Ukraine, jointly with Narodowy Bank Polski, and supported by the Government of Canada and the Kyiv School of Economics, will hold an annual research conference for the second time. As last year, representatives of central banks, international...

    Ukraine – A Litmus on the Further Ejection of Medieval Practices
    May17

    Ukraine – A Litmus on the Further Ejection of Medieval Practices

    Wiesenthal Center Urges Ukrainian Authorities to Take Action Against General Who Threatened to Murder Jews May 17, 2017 Jerusalem-The Simon Wiesenthal Center has called upon the Ukrainian government to take legal action against retired Security Service General Vasily Vovk in the wake of a recent Facebook post of his in which he wrote that he...

    Putin’s Maginot Line Exposed by North Korea’s Missile Launch
    May17

    Putin’s Maginot Line Exposed by North Korea’s Missile Launch

    Hey mom there’s something in the backroomI hope it’s not the creatures from aboveWhat if people knew that these were realI’d leave my closet door open all nightI know the CIA would sayWhat you hear is all hearsayI wish someone would tell me what was right – Blink-182 “Aliens Exist” …read more Source: Foreign Policy...

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