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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    The Militarization of Russian Policy
    Aug26

    The Militarization of Russian Policy

    Photo credit: ID1974 / Shutterstock Over the past ten years, Russia has displayed an impressive degree of political-military integration in pursuit of its state objectives. Far from being improvised or opportunistic, the expansion of Russia’s military power is a coherent and purpose-driven activity designed to challenge Western dominance of...

    Detention of Kirill Serebrennikov is part of a campaign to stifle artistic freedom in Russia
    Aug26

    Detention of Kirill Serebrennikov is part of a campaign to stifle artistic freedom in Russia

    PEN America has issued a statement condemning the arrest on August 22 of Russian theatre director Kirill Serebrennikov and calls it part of a concerted campaign to silence dissenting voices in the arts in Russia …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Kleptocracy Daily: August 22, 2017
    Aug26

    Kleptocracy Daily: August 22, 2017

    Portugal is being bought up by elites from its former colony, Angola – with no questions asked about the sources of their wealth. (NYT) Cambridge University Press reversed its decision to block access to online articles following demands by Chinese authorities. “Xi’s crackdown on corruption has been accompanied by a crackdown on dissent and...

    August 22nd, 2017
    Aug26

    August 22nd, 2017

    CHINA Prominent Chinese Rights Activist Jiang Tianyong “Confesses” To Inciting Subversion Of State Power Catherine Lai, Hong Kong Free Press A prominent rights defence figure in China, Jiang Tianyong previously worked on numerous high-profile cases, including defending activist Cheng Guangcheng and lawyer Gao Zhisheng before he was disbarred in...

    A ‘Pacifist’ Japan Starts to Pack a Punch
    Aug26

    A ‘Pacifist’ Japan Starts to Pack a Punch

    To meet the threats from China and North Korea, Japan is cooperating with its allies in the region, particularly by selling, lending or gifting them naval and maritime assets. But Tokyo is also building up its own fleet, despite its pacifist constitution, and this has put Japan’s shipbuilders into the spotlight.Download the article (PDF)As...

    Putin’s Counterrevolution
    Aug26

    Putin’s Counterrevolution

    By Sergey AleksashenkoHow Putin’s autocracy undercut Russia’s economy and chances for democracy During his nearly twenty years at the center of Russian political power, Vladimir Putin has transformed the vast country in many ways, not all of them for the better. The near-chaos of the early post-Soviet years has been replaced by an...

    Relations with Russia in the mirror of Germany’s election campaign
    Aug26

    Relations with Russia in the mirror of Germany’s election campaign

    Russia / Europe Germany’s election campaign has reached fever pitch; 62 million citizens are set to elect members of the new Bundestag in late September. Foreign policy has traditionally been an uncomfortable topic for candidates and spin doctors: Germans show great interest in global events, which makes it difficult to avoid commenting on...

    Kiev Arbitration Days to take place in November 2017
    Aug26

    Kiev Arbitration Days to take place in November 2017

    См. текст по-русски ниже. International Conference “KIEV ARBITRATION DAYS 2017: Think Big!” will take place on 3 November 2017 in Radisson Blu Hotel (22, Yaroslaviv Val str.), Kyiv, Ukraine. The conference is conducted under the auspices of the Ukrainian Bar Association. CIS Arbitration Forum is an information partner of the event. The KAD 2017...

    Horrifically tortured and murdered, or imprisoned in Crimea and Donbas for the Ukrainian Flag
    Aug26

    Horrifically tortured and murdered, or imprisoned in Crimea and Donbas for the Ukrainian Flag

    Ukraine marked National Flag Day on August 23, remembering Volodymyr Rybak who was tortured and murdered for his defence of the Flag, and with at least three Ukrainians imprisoned in Russian-occupied Crimea or by the Russian-backed militants in Donbas for the same reason …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    FTAC: Middle East Conflict – Moscow’s Project – Abbas’s End
    Aug26

    FTAC: Middle East Conflict – Moscow’s Project – Abbas’s End

    Abba — Arafat’s known and others may be suspect — bend to Moscow (the KGB record never goes away), and as Moscow has nowhere to go that wouldn’t be trapped in a century-and-one-half old imperial time bubble, neither has Abbas, who has not been able to do more for the Palestinians than enrich his own network through corruption....

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