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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Inside Europe’s refugee deal with Turkey – is it legal and can it work?
    Mar11

    Inside Europe’s refugee deal with Turkey – is it legal and can it work?

    The proposed refugee exchange programme between the EU and Turkey is the most visible example of an evolving European policy of “humane return”. Containment (keeping refugees in the Middle East) hasn’t worked, nor have deflection (razor wire on the Hungarian and Macedonian borders), temporary protection or permanent resettlement. This is...

    New report warns that hospitality, manufacturing and construction sectors could be hit hardest by Brexit
    Mar11

    New report warns that hospitality, manufacturing and construction sectors could be hit hardest by Brexit

    New report warns that hospitality, manufacturing and construction sectors could be hit hardest by BrexitA new report by the Migration Observatory at the University of Oxford has found that, if the UK were to impose restrictions on migration in the wake of Brexit, it could “profoundly affect” areas of the economy that have come to rely heavily on...

    Lawyer for Russian Soldier on Trial in Ukraine Vanishes
    Mar11

    Lawyer for Russian Soldier on Trial in Ukraine Vanishes

    Odessa police searching for lawyer whose client and co-defendant may be swapped for Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Russia Recruits Combat Dolphins
    Mar11

    Russia Recruits Combat Dolphins

    The Soviets trained dolphins to plant bombs on enemy vessels; the Kremlin wants to revive training center in Crimea. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    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...

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