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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    MWC 2018: King of Spain, smartphones, autonomous cars and spacecraft
    Mar06

    MWC 2018: King of Spain, smartphones, autonomous cars and spacecraft

    Written by: Sergiy Vakarin, UkraineIS Chairman Photos: Vitaly Mamchyn Last week I was a participant and meetup organizer at the Mobile World Congress, the largest mobile industry gathering and its sister event Four Years From Now – one of the largest startup shows in the world. The event featured showcases and discussions of telecom trends, […]...

    Stalin’s Legacy: Son Of An ’Enemy Of The People’ Vows He’ll Never Forget
    Mar06

    Stalin’s Legacy: Son Of An ’Enemy Of The People’ Vows He’ll Never Forget

    Every Wednesday, Aleksei Nesterenko stands outside building No. 23 on Moscow’s Nikolskaya Street, in which his father was executed during the Terror, with a sign calling for it to be turned into a branch of the city’s GULAG museum …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Yanukovych switches story about letter Putin used to justify Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine
    Mar06

    Yanukovych switches story about letter Putin used to justify Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine

    Former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych was pulled out of Russian hiding on March 2 for a press conference seemingly aimed at denying that he had ‘really’ asked for Russian troops to be sent into Ukraine. His rather confused denial follows the about-face by Russia regarding this same letter which was used quite unambiguously back in...

    Matthew Rojansky interviews Ksenia Sobchak, Russian presidential candidate
    Feb12

    Matthew Rojansky interviews Ksenia Sobchak, Russian presidential candidate

    Matthew Rojansky of the Kennan Institute sits down with Ksenia Sobchak, candidate for President of the Russian Federation, to discuss her trip to Washington, U.S.-Russia relations, Ukraine, her political platform and the 2018 Russian presidential election. …read more Source: Woodrow Wilson International Center for...

    Constructing a Political Nation in Ukraine
    Feb12

    Constructing a Political Nation in Ukraine

    The annexation of Crimea and subsequent armed conflict in Eastern Ukraine have radically changed the Ukrainian political landscape. In their new book Constructing a Political Nation: Ukraine in the Wake of Russian Aggression, co-authors Oleksiy Haran and Irina Bekeshkina explore how the war has changed Ukrainians’ attitudes, politics, and...

    Russian Historian Accused Of ’Religious Hatred’ Over Account Of Solovki Gulag
    Feb12

    Russian Historian Accused Of ’Religious Hatred’ Over Account Of Solovki Gulag

    Historian Yury Brodsky sees the far northern Solovki Archipelago as a kaleidoscopic microcosm of Russia. That diversity, Brodsky says, is now in danger from the Russian Orthodox Church, supported by the state, which is trying to transform it into a monoculture, literally and figuratively whitewashing the islands and their significance....

    Trial begins of two C14 far-right activists accused of killing controversial journalist Oles Buzyna
    Feb12

    Trial begins of two C14 far-right activists accused of killing controversial journalist Oles Buzyna

    Almost three years after Ukrainian journalist Oles Buzyna was shot dead near his home in Kyiv, two men have gone on trial, charged with his murder. If Buzyna was a highly controversial figure, so too is ‘C 14′, the far-right organization that the suspects – Andriy Medvedko and Denis Polishchuk – are linked with. …read more Source:...

    Independent probe into arrest & death of 83-year-old Crimean Tatar veteran amid persecution of men who were helping her
    Feb12

    Independent probe into arrest & death of 83-year-old Crimean Tatar veteran amid persecution of men who were helping her

    When a case that began with the arrest and death of an 83-year-old veteran of the Crimean Tatar national movement seems to have hit rock bottom, Russia’s FSB proves it can sink even lower. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    The Truth Behind the Russian Embassy to the Netherlands’ “Russia’s Strength is in Truth” Branding Proposal
    Feb12

    The Truth Behind the Russian Embassy to the Netherlands’ “Russia’s Strength is in Truth” Branding Proposal

    On February 9 2018 the Russian Embassy to the Netherlands tweeted their suggestion for a brand “describing Russia’s position in world affairs”: It’s unclear if this was an attempt at humour, as in world affairs it would be fair to say Russia’s greatest weakness is in truth, as the work of Bellingcat and others has repeatedly...

    Why Election Reform Should Be a Top Priority Now
    Feb10

    Why Election Reform Should Be a Top Priority Now

    Election reform in Ukraine is finally gaining some momentum. In December, parliament passed in the first reading draft law #3112-1, which creates an open list proportional election system and makes it easier for small parties to win seats in parliament. In addition, the president’s long-awaited list of candidates for the Central Election...

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