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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Obama Deifies American Hegemony
    Sep29

    Obama Deifies American Hegemony

    This is the 70th anniversary of the UN. It is not clear how much good the UN has done. Some UN Blue Hemet peacekeeping operations had limited success. But mainly Washington has used the UN for war, such as the Korean War and Washington’s Cold War against the Soviet Union. In our time Washington had UN tanks sent in against Bosnian Serbs...

    Ukraine’s Leaders Must Engage Disillusioned Citizens Now
    Sep29

    Ukraine’s Leaders Must Engage Disillusioned Citizens Now

    In many respects, Ukraine is unrecognizable from the place it was a mere two years ago. Civic engagement has clearly increased, as seen by the remarkable mobilization of volunteers, flourishing of local civic groups, and generous donations for a variety of causes. A sense of vitality and energy pervades the country—unlike a few years ago, when...

    Ukraine’s Other War
    Sep29

    Ukraine’s Other War

    This paper examines the efforts the Ukrainian government has made to reform the country’s economy, security and energy sectors and to tackle corruption. It also looks at how these measures are threatened by Ukraine’s domestic politics and points out that without the political determination to carry out reforms, the country’s...

    What to make of the Dutch referendum on the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement?
    Sep29

    What to make of the Dutch referendum on the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement?

    What to make of the Dutch referendum on the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement?To the suprise of many, there is now likely to be a Dutch referendum on the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement thanks to a petition signed by over 450,000 people. But what is it really about? Open Europe’s Pieter Cleppe explains.The post What to make of the Dutch...

    Kurdish Family’s Story Highlights Plight of Refugee Air Travelers
    Sep29

    Kurdish Family’s Story Highlights Plight of Refugee Air Travelers

    A family from Iraqi Kurdistan has been camped out in a Moscow airport for almost three weeks. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Banks will help ensure Iran keeps promises on nukes
    Sep29

    Banks will help ensure Iran keeps promises on nukes

    Rouhani addresses the UN General Assembly, September 28 2015. Carlo Allegri/REUTERSIn a speech before the UN General Assembly on September 28, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani heralded the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action as a new chapter in Iran’s relations with the rest of the world. After a heated and largely politicized national...

    Russian Rights Activist Awarded Vaclav Havel Prize
    Sep29

    Russian Rights Activist Awarded Vaclav Havel Prize

    Ludmilla Alexeeva, founding member of Russia’s oldest human rights group, is still campaigning for change at age 88. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Video: Meeting the Challenges of Global Polio Eradication – Opening Keynote
    Sep29

    Video: Meeting the Challenges of Global Polio Eradication – Opening Keynote

    The number of wild poliovirus cases worldwide is significantly reduced compared to last year, as Pakistan improves its immunization reach and Africa goes more than a year since its last reported case. Nonetheless, substantial challenges remain to global eradication, including newly reported cases of vaccine-derived poliovirus in Ukraine and Mali....

    The Upcoming Belarusian Elections and the Missing Role of External Actors
    Sep28

    The Upcoming Belarusian Elections and the Missing Role of External Actors

    On September 26, Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka arrived in New York to take part in the 70th session of the General Assembly of the United Nations. His speech is expected on September 29. Upon arrival, Lukashenka met with Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), to discuss the resumption of...

    Circassian Organizations at Odds With the Kremlin
    Sep28

    Circassian Organizations at Odds With the Kremlin

    On September 19, a majority of those attending the International Circassian Association (ICA) conference in Nalchik, Kabardino-Balkaria, reelected Khauti Sokhrokov as head of the organization. Out of 73 delegates, 62 voted for Sokhrokov, 10 voted against and 1 abstained. Many Circassian activists, however, have expressed their disappointment with...

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