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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Why Congress Should Pass the Russia Sanctions Bill
    Jul21

    Why Congress Should Pass the Russia Sanctions Bill

    New sanctions legislation with teeth is direly needed—not least because of the dozens of Ukrainian political prisoners who continue to languish in Russian prisons. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Vote fiddled in Ukraine’s parliament to ensure a political Human Rights Ombudsman
    Jul21

    Vote fiddled in Ukraine’s parliament to ensure a political Human Rights Ombudsman

    Human rights activists are asking President Petro Poroshenko to veto a law passed with conscious fiddling and aimed at ensuring that the next Human Rights Ombudsman will be chosen according to political quotas …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    NATO at a crossroads: Next steps for the trans-Atlantic alliance
    Jul20

    NATO at a crossroads: Next steps for the trans-Atlantic alliance

    Russia’s conflict with Ukraine stems in part from the Kremlin’s concern that Kyiv is drawing too close to institutions such as the European Union and NATO. Throughout his campaign, President Donald Trump called into question the usefulness of today’s NATO and spoke of building a better relationship with Moscow. Advocating...

    Crowdfunded Russian Satellite Could Outshine the Stars
    Jul20

    Crowdfunded Russian Satellite Could Outshine the Stars

    Mayak’s main purpose is to inspire new generations of space explorers. Some astronomers aren’t amused. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Kleptocracy Daily: July 20, 2017
    Jul20

    Kleptocracy Daily: July 20, 2017

    News Eighth person in Trump team meeting linked to money laundering investigation–he was named in 2000 by the NYT for using 2,000 shell companies in the U.S. tolaunder $1.4 billion from Russia and eastern Europe into accounts at Citibank and the Commercial Bank of San Francisco. Financial records filed last year in the secretive tax haven of...

    Birth of ‘Little Russia’ Puzzles Kremlin, Ukrainian Separatists
    Jul20

    Birth of ‘Little Russia’ Puzzles Kremlin, Ukrainian Separatists

    Luhansk rebel leader says he isn’t part of his colleague’s plan for a new state on territory of ‘former Ukraine.’ …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Ukrainian authorities must publish anti-corruption case proceedings and stop harassing civil society
    Jul20

    Ukrainian authorities must publish anti-corruption case proceedings and stop harassing civil society

    Transparency International, the anti-corruption movement, is calling on the Ukrainian parliament to push for the publication of the court process that led to the confiscation of US$1.5 billion in stolen assets in order to ensure it cannot be challenged and the ruling over-turned. At the same time, Transparency International is concerned that its...

    Journalists & rights activists warn against continuing “real tradition of impunity” a year after Pavel Sheremet’s murder
    Jul20

    Journalists & rights activists warn against continuing “real tradition of impunity” a year after Pavel Sheremet’s murder

    It is exactly one year since Pavel Sheremet, the renowned Belarusian journalist and former prisoner of conscience was killed by a car bomb in Kyiv. Friends and fellow journalists are holding a gathering to mark a Year without Pavel at the time he was killed a year ago, after which they will march to the President’s Administration, the SBU...

    Crimean Tatar jailed for Facebook reposts critical of Russian occupation of Crimea
    Jul20

    Crimean Tatar jailed for Facebook reposts critical of Russian occupation of Crimea

    A court in Russian-occupied Crimea has sentenced Emil Minasov to one year and three months’ imprisonment for supposed ‘incitement to enmity’ on Facebook. This appears to be how the FSB – and judge Anna Klimova – chose to view posts or reposts critical of Russia’s annexation of Crimea. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human...

    Two Ukrainians get 5-year prison sentences for ‘Russian world’ anti-Ukraine social network groups
    Jul20

    Two Ukrainians get 5-year prison sentences for ‘Russian world’ anti-Ukraine social network groups

    The Donetsk Regional Court of Appeal has upheld five-year sentences passed on two young men for creating several social network groups with a pronounced anti-Ukrainian, pro-militant position. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

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