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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Russia’s elderly Ukrainian hostage refused treatment for cancer
    Mar30

    Russia’s elderly Ukrainian hostage refused treatment for cancer

    Even Russia’s Ombudsperson has called for Yury Soloshenko to be released, yet the 73-year-old Ukrainian pensioner sentenced by a Russian court to 6 years imprisonment on absurd ‘spying’ charges has now been moved from the prison medical unit to an ordinary cell …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Russia is Waking Up to the Economic Reality, Not to the Political One
    Mar29

    Russia is Waking Up to the Economic Reality, Not to the Political One

    To receive an email when a new post becomes available, please subscribe here. Russian society has been very slow to pick up on the signs of crisis approaching the country. Russians’ perceived wellbeing decoupled from their economic expectations about two years ago, after the annexation of Crimea in March 2014. A newly found great-power...

    Shokin’s Revenge: Ukraine’s Odious Prosecutor General Fires Honest Deputy Before Parliament Sacks Him
    Mar29

    Shokin’s Revenge: Ukraine’s Odious Prosecutor General Fires Honest Deputy Before Parliament Sacks Him

    On March 29, the Ukrainian Rada finally approved the resignation of Ukraine’s disreputable Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin. He was voted out with an overwhelming majority of 289 votes, including 114 of the 134 deputies of the Poroshenko Bloc. On February 16, Shokin was forced to submit his letter of resignation in connection with the...

    Russia’s Domestic Outlook: An Inside Perspective
    Mar29

    Russia’s Domestic Outlook: An Inside Perspective

    Watch live at: http://www.c-span.org/video/?407390-1/discussion-russias-domestic-outlook A panel discussion with: Stanislav Kucher, journalist, talk show host and columnist, Snob.ru Natella Boltyanskaya, Echo of Moscow and Novaya Gazeta; Starovoitova Fellow, Kennan Institute Anton Ryzhov, Committee Against Torture; Starovoitova Fellow, Kennan...

    US Presidential Politics Play Poorly in Odesa
    Mar29

    US Presidential Politics Play Poorly in Odesa

    US President Barack Obama’s refusal to militarily defend Ukraine against Russian aggression has sent a chill halfway around the world to Odesa, the Black Sea port only 200 kilometers by warship from Crimea.In the April issue of The Atlantic, Obama says: “The fact is that Ukraine, which is a non-NATO country, is going to be vulnerable to...

    Sick of the Ukraine Crisis? Then Arm Ukraine
    Mar29

    Sick of the Ukraine Crisis? Then Arm Ukraine

    Building Up Ukraine’s Military is the Counterintuitive Solution to Peace Western policymakers who believe the Minsk accords would work if only Ukraine made the requisite constitutional and electoral concessions are missing a key point: that they, and Russia, forced Ukraine to make security its priority by violating the 1994 Budapest...

    Dealing a Blow to Ukraine’s Soviet-Style Public Spending Corruption
    Mar29

    Dealing a Blow to Ukraine’s Soviet-Style Public Spending Corruption

    An online transparency tool that pulls back the curtain on public procurements is already saving the government money. …read more Source: Open Society...

    New Ukraine Coalition Uncertain After Fatherland Party Demurs
    Mar29

    New Ukraine Coalition Uncertain After Fatherland Party Demurs

    March 29, 2016 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Ukraine’s Prosecutor General Dismissed Amid Govt Turmoil
    Mar29

    Ukraine’s Prosecutor General Dismissed Amid Govt Turmoil

    March 29, 2016 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Kremlin Accuses West of Hatchet Job on Putin
    Mar29

    Kremlin Accuses West of Hatchet Job on Putin

    Governments, media, and NGOs are trying to influence a September parliamentary vote in Russia, a senior official charges. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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