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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks

    Międzynarodowa grupa robocza: Wspólna refleksja o europejskiej przyszłości
    Sep24

    Międzynarodowa grupa robocza: Wspólna refleksja o europejskiej przyszłości

    Instytut Spraw Publicznych był współorganizatorem polsko-niemiecko-ukraińsko-rosyjskiego spotkania ekspertów, którzy wspólnie dyskutowali o przyszłości Europy w kontekście konfliktu rosyjsko-ukraińskiego. Poniżej krótkie podsumowanie spotkania. Over the last two days (21/22 September 2015), civil society actors and think tank experts from Poland,...

    Ukraine Crisis Update: September 23, 2015
    Sep24

    Ukraine Crisis Update: September 23, 2015

    Russia and the separatists continued their operational pause in eastern Ukraine as Russia turned its attention toward its creation of a forward operating base in Syria ahead of President Vladimir Putin’s speech at the UN General Assembly on September 28. Tags Ukraine Project Ukraine …read more Source: Institute for the Study of...

    The unending saga of Ukrainian reforms
    Sep23

    The unending saga of Ukrainian reforms

    There could hardly be a better or more depressing symbol of Ukraine’s parlous state than discussions at the Yalta European Strategy (YES) conference, held every year in September. The gathering, launched in Yalta in 2004, was intended to highlight Ukraine’s growing sophistication and European vocation in one of the country’s...

    In Foreign Affairs and Politics, Belarus Enters Uncharted Waters
    Sep23

    In Foreign Affairs and Politics, Belarus Enters Uncharted Waters

    On September 19, following his one-on-one meeting in Sochi with Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin issued an order to launch negotiations with Belarus about the creation of a new Russian airbase near Bobruisk (Tut.by, September 19). Vigorous discussion in Belarus, this past week, about the...

    Links and quotations for September 23, 2015: Kids won’t eat government-mandated fruit, Sweden’s six hour workday, and more
    Sep23

    Links and quotations for September 23, 2015: Kids won’t eat government-mandated fruit, Sweden’s six hour workday, and more

    Sweden is experimenting with the six-hour workday in its senior care facilities… Even there, there are major questions whether it’s workable. That and more, including how you can give kids an apple but not make them eat, and how history illustrates donor politics as part and parcel of human progress. Printing press, anyone?For China, a...

    Soaring New Mosque Opens in Russian Capital
    Sep23

    Soaring New Mosque Opens in Russian Capital

    Lack of worship space forces many of Moscow’s 2 million Muslims to pray in the streets. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Savchenko Blasts Prosecution as Her Trial Begins
    Sep23

    Savchenko Blasts Prosecution as Her Trial Begins

    Russia accuses Ukrainian military pilot in murder of two journalists the eastern war zone. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Human Rights Abuses in Russian-Occupied Crimea
    Sep23

    Human Rights Abuses in Russian-Occupied Crimea

    This report documents the state of human rights observance in Crimea since the peninsula was annexed by Russia in March 2014. More specifically, the author examines the extent of discriminatory and repressive policies that have been adopted against the ethnic religious and national groups that opposed the annexation, including the indigenous...

    Finland’s GDP will increase a bit this year – next year growth is expected to accelerate slightly
    Sep23

    Finland’s GDP will increase a bit this year – next year growth is expected to accelerate slightly

    Finland’s GDP will increase by 0.2 per cent in 2015, after which growth will accelerate to 1 per cent in 2016 and to 1.3 per cent in 2017. Export- and investment-led growth requires the continuation of wage moderation and an improvement in competitiveness and recovery of export markets in the expected manner. The euro area continues its...

    Explainer: what diplomatic power does a pope really have?
    Sep23

    Explainer: what diplomatic power does a pope really have?

    They see me rollin’… Reuters/Tony GentilePope Francis is part of the way through his much-anticipated visit to Cuba and the US, which he is visiting for the first time. He is following in the footsteps of his immediate predecessor, Pope Benedict XVI, who visited Cuba in 2012 and expressed his opposition to the US trade embargo. Now...

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