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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    EU Renews Sanctions on Crimea but Overlooks Plight of Crimean Tatars
    Jun22

    EU Renews Sanctions on Crimea but Overlooks Plight of Crimean Tatars

    In April 2016, Crimea’s de facto authorities banned the Crimean Tatar Mejlis—the organ of political representation for Crimean Tatars on the peninsula—under the pretext of “extremism.” Increasingly, Crimean Tatars seem to be framed as “extremist” just for being themselves.A historically nonviolent community, Crimean Tatars were the most...

    New Google Earth Satellite Update Confirms Presence of Buk in Eastern Ukraine
    Jun22

    New Google Earth Satellite Update Confirms Presence of Buk in Eastern Ukraine

    Today, Google Earth updated its historical satellite imagery to include Donetsk and Makiivka at 11:08am (local time) on July 17, 2014, the day of the downing of Flight MH17. Bellingcat has previously purchased portions of this image, with the Digital Globe catalog ID of 105041001104D000, to show that the Russian Ministry of Defense had doctored...

    EU Set to Extend Sanctions Against Russia
    Jun22

    EU Set to Extend Sanctions Against Russia

    Talk of easing the measures in some European capitals still not enough to force a rollback. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Putin Praises Duma for Work to Integrate Crimea
    Jun22

    Putin Praises Duma for Work to Integrate Crimea

    June 22, 2016 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Polish Court Finds Former General Guilty in Smolensk Crash
    Jun22

    Polish Court Finds Former General Guilty in Smolensk Crash

    State prosecution plans to exhume remains and reopen the investigation. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Polls still neck and neck as campaigns make final pitches to the electorate
    Jun22

    Polls still neck and neck as campaigns make final pitches to the electorate

    Polls still neck and neck as campaigns make final pitches to the electorateThe BBC last night hosted an EU referendum debate at Wembley Arena. A YouGov poll following the debate found that 39% believed Leave won, with 34% saying Remain won. When asked how they would vote, 41% said Remain and 40% Leave. Ruth Davidson MSP, arguing for the Remain...

    Foreign Policy Audit: Ukraine-Italy
    Jun22

    Foreign Policy Audit: Ukraine-Italy

    On June 30, the Institute of World Policy will present a discussion paper “Foreign Policy Audit: Ukraine-Italy”. …read more Source: Institute of World...

    Who is the owner of the Black Sea?
    Jun22

    Who is the owner of the Black Sea?

    June 21, 2016 By Vadim Alenichev, Andrey Degtyarev The Black Sea region is transformed into a zone of combat international interests WASHINGTON – Military Space Forces of Russia successfully tested a short-range missiles. The tests were held in Kazakhstan Sary-Shagan, which is leased by the Ministry of Defence. The department also noted...

    The Internationalization of Far-Right Terrorism in Europe and NATO’s Future Role
    Jun22

    The Internationalization of Far-Right Terrorism in Europe and NATO’s Future Role

    Out of Ukraine we can see indications of a future threat. It is not the Russian government, it is right-wing extremism. Right-wing terrorism is becoming increasingly international, and hence requires international action through NATO. To mitigate this threat more intelligence cooperation is required and NATO stands as a perfect institution to...

    Kremlin-backed militants refuse to release hostages of Putin’s Minsk II deceit
    Jun22

    Kremlin-backed militants refuse to release hostages of Putin’s Minsk II deceit

    Any talk about easing sanctions against Russia for partial compliance must seem particularly insulting to the wives of two Ukrainian military officers – Oleksandr Korinkov and Serhiy Glondar – taken prisoner during the siege of Debaltseve in February 2015, four days after a supposed ceasefire agreed by Vladimir Putin in Minsk...

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