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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Russian LGBT Activist Convicted Under ‘Gay Propaganda’ Law
    Feb04

    Russian LGBT Activist Convicted Under ‘Gay Propaganda’ Law

    Sergei Alekseenko, who led a group providing LGBT people legal and psychosocial support, is the fifth person charged under the law. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Russia is turning Crimea into a military base
    Feb04

    Russia is turning Crimea into a military base

    In the comment to the website Novoe Vremia, Director of Military Programmes of the Razumkov Centre Mykola Sunhurovskyi spoke about how Russia was turning Crimea into a military base to confront NATO, and explained why Ukraine would not be able to return the peninsula in the nearest future. In Crimea, Russia is using the principle of forward...

    The world in 2016
    Feb04

    The world in 2016

    The world is in the midst of growing geo-economic instability that is generating widespread global political turbulence. Even as the weight of economic activity continues to shift from West to East, the institutions of global governance remain firmly in the hands of the West. Gateway House argues that this is rendering these institutions...

    Russia’s Revival: Opportunities and Limitations for Pakistan
    Feb04

    Russia’s Revival: Opportunities and Limitations for Pakistan

    The Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) organized a review meeting on “Russia’s Revival: Opportunities and Limitations for Pakistan” in IPRI Conference Hall on December 11, 2015. Introduction Vladimir Putin has been Russia’s dominant political figure since 2000 and Russia under him is reasserting its role in its immediate...

    Who Will Identify Ukraine’s Dead?
    Feb03

    Who Will Identify Ukraine’s Dead?

    With the body count in Ukraine rising and the government overwhelmed, a volunteer group is working to make sure families learn the fate of their loved ones. …read more Source: Open Society...

    Why Do Ukraine’s Reform Ministers Keep Quitting?
    Feb03

    Why Do Ukraine’s Reform Ministers Keep Quitting?

    February 3, Ukraine’s Minister of Economic Development and Trade Aivaras Abromavicius announced his resignation at a press briefing with a big bang that may unleash a political crisis and shake the country’s fragile finances.Abromavicius, a 40-year-old investment banker of Lithuanian origin, who has lived in Kyiv for many years as a...

    Only Presidential Leadership Can Avert Ukraine’s Perfect Storm
    Feb03

    Only Presidential Leadership Can Avert Ukraine’s Perfect Storm

    The February 3 resignation of Ukraine’s Economy Minister Aivaras Abromavicius is a signal that the country’s efforts to dramatically reduce corruption and rent-seeking are meeting with serious resistance.The resignation also exposes how Ukraine’s political system works. Just as in established democracies, technocrats and experts...

    Russian Propaganda in Ukraine: Fighting Phantoms
    Feb03

    Russian Propaganda in Ukraine: Fighting Phantoms

    For Ukrainians, the war in eastern Ukraine has become an everyday reality. Only two years ago, though, no one in the country believed war was possible—and certainly no one expected that propaganda would be one of its main weapons.Since Ukraine’s independence in 1991, little attention was paid to building a system that would ensure the...

    Ukraine Warns of Rising Risk of War with Russia
    Feb03

    Ukraine Warns of Rising Risk of War with Russia

    February 3, 2016 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Ukrainian Minister Labels Poroshenko Ally Corruption Mastermind
    Feb03

    Ukrainian Minister Labels Poroshenko Ally Corruption Mastermind

    Aivaras Abromavicius quits, accusing president’s man of trying to implant shady officials at the Economy Ministry. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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