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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    BBC Accuses British, Russian Media of Skewing MH17 Reporting
    Apr26

    BBC Accuses British, Russian Media of Skewing MH17 Reporting

    The BBC has issued a rare defense of an upcoming documentary about the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine, accusing British media of distorting its report about a tragedy that killed 298 passengers and crew in July 2014. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    From Concealment to Half-Truths about the Chornobyl Disaster
    Apr26

    From Concealment to Half-Truths about the Chornobyl Disaster

    With so much media attention now, it is hard to imagine the terrible silence & dearth of information in 1986, when virtually nothing was reported, and no advice given on fundamental safety measures and when communist officials, who had evacuated their own children, sent others onto the street for May Day ‘celebrations’ …read more...

    Why are Putin’s Enemies held in Ukrainian Prisons?
    Apr26

    Why are Putin’s Enemies held in Ukrainian Prisons?

    If Ukraine’s SBU has evidence that Olga Sheveleva, Anastasia Leonova and Pavel Pyatakov were working for Russia’s FSB, they have not revealed it. Yet they are being held in detention on the ludicrous grounds that they could flee to Russia, where each can expect arrest for their opposition to the Putin regime and support for Ukraine...

    Kaliningrad as a ‘New Ideological Battlefield’ Between Russia and the West
    Apr26

    Kaliningrad as a ‘New Ideological Battlefield’ Between Russia and the West

    On April 12, Igor Nikolaychuk, the head of the Department of Regional Security Problems at the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies, traveled to Russia’s Baltic exclave of Kaliningrad, where he proclaimed that the oblast would never become a demilitarized “region of peace” (Newsbalt.ru, April 12). Moreover, he blatantly accused “external...

    Russia’s Aggressive-Repressive Policies Bring No Long-Term Gains
    Apr26

    Russia’s Aggressive-Repressive Policies Bring No Long-Term Gains

    Claims of “stability” and “confidence” shaped President Vladimir Putin’s answers to the carefully selected questions posed during his annual 220-minute-long live TV call-in program, which aired on April 14. Since then, however, Russian foreign and domestic policies have zigzagged so much that the notion of “stability” has become irrelevant,...

    US lawmakers are preparing a large-scale response to Putin’s aggression in Europe.
    Apr25

    US lawmakers are preparing a large-scale response to Putin’s aggression in Europe.

    25/4/16 House Committee on Armed Services will meet on Wednesday, 27 April, to discuss the costs under the new law on the United States (National Defense Authorization Act, NDAA) national defense for 2017, and one of the main topics will be the measures to counter the aggressive policy of Moscow, According to the newspaper The Hill. Members of...

    Will Ukraine dash its hopes for Western support?
    Apr25

    Will Ukraine dash its hopes for Western support?

    Ukraine has gone through a lot the past 30 months. Despite formidable challenges, it has made important progress, both in containing Russian-backed separatism in the Donbas and in beginning needed reforms. Ukrainians deserve credit for this. The United States and Europe should support Ukraine, whose success or failure will have major implications...

    Chernobyl 30 years on: The EU’s response
    Apr25

    Chernobyl 30 years on: The EU’s response

    Written by Philippe Perchoc, © Photosmart / Fotolia In the early hours of 26 April 1986, a test on the fourth reactor of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant resulted in a massive energy surge, which led to the biggest nuclear accident in history. Some 600 000 men participated in the containment operations, putting their lives at risk, and around...

    Here’s How to Make Ukraine’s Reforms Irreversible
    Apr25

    Here’s How to Make Ukraine’s Reforms Irreversible

    We live in a time of transformations: today, we decide which Ukraine our children will live in tomorrow. But a new Ukraine will be hard to achieve unless citizens with no connections to the old system take action and begin controlling the government and thinking long-term.In 2013, Ukrainians protested to demonstrate that there was no way back to...

    At Chernobyl and Fukushima, radioactivity has seriously harmed wildlife
    Apr25

    At Chernobyl and Fukushima, radioactivity has seriously harmed wildlife

    The largest nuclear disaster in history occurred 30 years ago at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in what was then the Soviet Union. The meltdown, explosions and nuclear fire that burned for 10 days injected enormous quantities of radioactivity into the atmosphere and contaminated vast areas of Europe and Eurasia. The International Atomic Energy...

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