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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Ukraine, Turkey May Forge Anti-Russian Alliance in Black Sea
    Mar14

    Ukraine, Turkey May Forge Anti-Russian Alliance in Black Sea

    Russia, a common enemy since recently, has prompted Turkey and Ukraine, the big neighbors across the Black Sea, to step up political, economic and military ties. Bilateral contacts have been particularly intensive this year. Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu flew to Kyiv in February, followed by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s...

    Russian Nationalist Discourse Reemerges Ahead of Elections
    Mar14

    Russian Nationalist Discourse Reemerges Ahead of Elections

    Kazakhstan is taking final steps in preparation for the upcoming early parliamentary elections, scheduled for March 20. According to the Central Election Commission, as of March 4, the government has accommodated applications from 308 international observers and 116 media representatives. This year’s elections are widely expected to be the...

    More Russian nuclear saber-rattling?
    Mar14

    More Russian nuclear saber-rattling?

    Reuters and the newspaper L’Obs reported last week that the French navy in January detected a Russian ballistic missile submarine off the French Atlantic coast in the Bay of Biscay. There was no military reason for that submarine to be there. Was this Moscow’s latest attempt at nuclear intimidation? The report was sourced to an...

    “Conflict in Ukraine: The Unwinding of the Post–Cold War International Order” by Rajan Menon and Eugene Rumer
    Mar14

    “Conflict in Ukraine: The Unwinding of the Post–Cold War International Order” by Rajan Menon and Eugene Rumer

    Rajan Menon and Eugene Rumer try to make sense of the Ukraine crisis for a general audience. The book’s major contribution lies in its attempt to provide what the authors term a “first cut at explaining the context, causes, and consequences” of a crisis that is still very much underway. …read more Source: Carnegie Council...

    Is Russia’s National Character Authoritarian?
    Mar14

    Is Russia’s National Character Authoritarian?

    Russia’s aggression against Ukraine and the public’s acquiescence in direct government control of news media have many people wondering if Russians are predisposed to authoritarianism. But survey evidence counsel caution about drawing conclusions about national character from isolated events. …read more Source: Project Syndicate...

    Beyond Muddling Through: Towards a Blueprint for UK International Policing and Law Enforcement
    Mar14

    Beyond Muddling Through: Towards a Blueprint for UK International Policing and Law Enforcement

    The UK needs a holistic and pragmatic strategy for international policing if it is to achieve its goals in both domestic and international security policyThe UK appears to be making a cautious return to international policing after a decade of following an approach best described as ‘muddling through’. Recent reforms and new co-ordinating...

    UN Human Rights Chief Decries Reports Russia Office to Close
    Mar14

    UN Human Rights Chief Decries Reports Russia Office to Close

    Closure would reflect the ‘shrinking space for dissent’ in Russia, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein says. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Director of the IWP participated in the meeting of the Consultative Committee of the Presidents of Ukraine and Poland
    Mar14

    Director of the IWP participated in the meeting of the Consultative Committee of the Presidents of Ukraine and Poland

    Alyona Getmanchuk, Director of the IWP, participated in the meeting of the Consultative Committee of the Presidents of Ukraine and Poland held on March 3-4, 2016, in Warsaw. …read more Source: Institute of World...

    How Crimean Tatars Stand Up to Repression in Russia-Occupied Crimea: Public Lecture and Documentary Screening. March 24, King’s College
    Mar14

    How Crimean Tatars Stand Up to Repression in Russia-Occupied Crimea: Public Lecture and Documentary Screening. March 24, King’s College

    Crimean Tatars hold an action on Independence Square in Kyiv to commemorate victims of the deportation of 1944. Public Lecture & Documentary Screening “Banished and Persecuted in their Own Land: How Crimean Tatars Stand Up to Repression in Russia-Occupied Crimea” Talk with Refat Chubarov, leader of Crimean Tatar people and Chairman of Mejlis...

    Russian Teens Taught ‘Telegony’
    Mar14

    Russian Teens Taught ‘Telegony’

    Schoolchildren shown video blaming US for corrupting girls, urging boys to marry virgins to avoid being cuckolded. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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