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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Slovyansk Recovers from Russian Occupation
    Mar25

    Slovyansk Recovers from Russian Occupation

    The fast train travels the nearly 700 kilometers from Kyiv to Slovyansk in just under six hours. It stops a few times before arriving at the train station in the suburbs of Slovyansk, the small city of 125,000 that Moscow’s agents seized and held for nearly three months shortly after its hybrid war in Ukraine’s east began in early...

    Two Years After Annexation, Crimeans Wait On Russia’s Unfulfilled Promises
    Mar25

    Two Years After Annexation, Crimeans Wait On Russia’s Unfulfilled Promises

    In the run-up to the March 16, 2014, referendum in Crimea — which has not been recognized as legitimate by the international community — Moscow and pro-Russian figures on the peninsula promised locals a glittering and prosperous future. The promises remained unkept …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Kazakhstan Faces Militarization of the Caspian
    Mar24

    Kazakhstan Faces Militarization of the Caspian

    In late February, Russian TV channel Zvezda, which is wholly owned by the Ministry of Defense, broadcast a video about a new type of assault boat that will be commissioned next year as part of Russia’s strategy to boost its coastal defense. The Murena-class fast assault air-cushion craft will run on a couple of high-temperature gas turbine...

    Number of People Registered in Russia as Extremists Continues to Grow
    Mar24

    Number of People Registered in Russia as Extremists Continues to Grow

    In an attempt to decrease tensions in the North Caucasus, the Russian authorities set out to register all potential extremists who might carry out a terrorist attack, in the opinion of the police and the Federal Security Service (FSB). Since the start of 2016, reports started to emerge detailing the number of extremists and their locations. In...

    The Brussels Terrorist Attacks: An Opportunity to Promote Putin’s Agenda
    Mar24

    The Brussels Terrorist Attacks: An Opportunity to Promote Putin’s Agenda

    Following the March 22 terrorist attacks in Brussels, which killed over 30 people and injured hundreds, Russian officials responded by calling for unity in opposing the Islamic State (IS). They proposed burying the hatchet on all other issues to concentrate on fighting terrorism. The chair of the Duma foreign relations committee, Alexei Pushkov,...

    Crimean prisoners illegally taken to Russia and ‘retried’
    Mar24

    Crimean prisoners illegally taken to Russia and ‘retried’

    There are at least three Ukrainian prisoners who have been deprived of their right to amnesty under Ukrainian law and taken against their will to Russia where they were effectively ‘re-convicted’ under Russian law. The real number of such prisoners could be much higher. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Russian Elite Opinion After Crimea
    Mar24

    Russian Elite Opinion After Crimea

    Carnegie Moscow Center. Russia. …read more Source: World Affairs...

    Kyiv At Fault for Impeding Peace Process: Lavrov
    Mar24

    Kyiv At Fault for Impeding Peace Process: Lavrov

    Ukraine insists separatist areas are too insecure to hold elections there, as stipulated in Minsk peace deal. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Crimea Celebrates Its Second Anniversary as Part of Russia: Time to Drop Sanctions against Moscow
    Mar24

    Crimea Celebrates Its Second Anniversary as Part of Russia: Time to Drop Sanctions against Moscow

    Doug Bandow Two years ago Russia detached Crimea from Ukraine. Since then the Western allies have huffed and puffed while imposing economic sanctions, but to little effect. Although Russia’s economy has suffered, Vladimir Putin remains popular. Most important, Crimea just celebrated the second anniversary of its switch, with construction...

    The 2016 Nuclear Security Summit returns to Washington
    Mar24

    The 2016 Nuclear Security Summit returns to Washington

    25-03-2014_Fotografia_Oficial_da_Cúpula_de_Segurança_Nuclear_2014_(13475341143) (1).jpg Rachel Staley Grant, Programmes and Operations Manager In his 2009 speech in Prague, President Obama described the threat of terrorists acquiring nuclear weapons as the “most immediate and extreme threat to global security”. Setting the bar high, he also...

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