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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    EU condemns Russia’s banning of Crimean Tatars’ assembly
    Apr15

    EU condemns Russia’s banning of Crimean Tatars’ assembly

    The EU yesterday (14 April) called “extremely worrying” the decision by the Russian authorities to suspend the activities of Mejlis, a self-governing body of the Crimean Tatars, and called for the decision to be reversed immediately. …read more Source:...

    NATO Needs Deterrence and Dialogue
    Apr15

    NATO Needs Deterrence and Dialogue

    Deterrence is back in Europe. As NATO approaches its July summit in Warsaw, Allies are adapting this concept to the new security settings in place in Europe since the 2014 crisis in Ukraine. Yet, deterrence is intrinsically connected to dialogue: these are the two pillars of NATO’s strategy, as defined in the 1967 Harmel Report....

    Isolation and Propaganda: The Roots and Instruments of Russia’s Disinformation Campaign
    Apr15

    Isolation and Propaganda: The Roots and Instruments of Russia’s Disinformation Campaign

    Western scholars and politicians struggle to understand the elements of Russia’s “hybrid warfare” and how to counter it. Means for “soft,” non-military Russian influence in the post-Soviet sphere and the European Union includes export media such as the television broadcaster RT and the media platform Sputnik, the targeted expansion of...

    Although the hryvnia is strengthening, Ukraine currently cannot give up cooperation with the IMF
    Apr15

    Although the hryvnia is strengthening, Ukraine currently cannot give up cooperation with the IMF

    In his comment to the website Novoe Vremia, Director of Economic Programmes of the Razumkov Centre Vasyl Yurchyshyn explained why, despite continued lack of new tranches from the IMF, the Ukrainian hryvnia is showing a trend towards strengthening. Over the last months, the Ukrainian currency has demonstrated growth, dropping below 26 UAH per USD....

    Technocrats gone in new Ukrainian cabinet
    Apr15

    Technocrats gone in new Ukrainian cabinet

    Ukraine’s parliament approved presidential ally Volodymyr Groysman as prime minister yesterday (14 April) in the biggest political shakeup since a 2014 uprising brought in a pro-Western leadership. …read more Source:...

    Technocrats gone in new Ukrainian cabinet
    Apr15

    Technocrats gone in new Ukrainian cabinet

    Ukraine’s parliament approved presidential ally Volodymyr Groysman as prime minister yesterday (14 April) in the biggest political shakeup since a 2014 uprising brought in a pro-Western leadership. …read more Source:...

    Dutch voters now demanding referendum on TTIP
    Apr15

    Dutch voters now demanding referendum on TTIP

    EXCLUSIVE / Dutch voters want a referendum on the TransAtlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), throwing into doubt the future of the US-EU free trade deal, nine days after the country’s ‘no’ vote in a plebiscite on an EU-Ukraine association agreement. …read more Source:...

    The race for secretary-general: Where’s Kevin?
    Apr15

    The race for secretary-general: Where’s Kevin?

    Kevin Rudd was at the center of attention at the UN this week, mainly because he wasn’t there. Nine candidates to be the next UN secretary-general addressed the General Assembly between Tuesday and Thursday. Star attractions included two former prime ministers: Antonio Guterres of Portugal and Helen Clark of New Zealand. But there was much...

    Mounting Concern for Nadiya Savchenko’s Life and Health
    Apr15

    Mounting Concern for Nadiya Savchenko’s Life and Health

    Nadiya Savchenko has now been on dry hunger strike for 9 days and her lawyer reports that she has said she will refuse the intravenous injections she has been receiving from Friday. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    New Ukrainian leaders, same dodgy use of selective prosecutions
    Apr15

    New Ukrainian leaders, same dodgy use of selective prosecutions

    The good news that ex-Deputy Prosecutor General Vitaly Kasko has not been remanded in custody cannot remove the deep concern that an attempt was made to jail an outspoken critic of corruption and stalled reforms. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

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