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    Polish Extremists Suspected in Ukraine Arson
    Mar07

    Polish Extremists Suspected in Ukraine Arson

    Ukrainian officials hint at Russian involvement in two attempts to burn down a building used by the Hungarian minority. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Russia and Ukraine Locked in Gas-Related Court Battle
    Mar07

    Russia and Ukraine Locked in Gas-Related Court Battle

    A four-year dispute over gas deliveries between Russian and Ukrainian energy giants ended in a court ruling on Wednesday, only to spark new disagreements. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    U.S. Confirms Antitank Missile Sale to Ukraine
    Mar07

    U.S. Confirms Antitank Missile Sale to Ukraine

    Head of Pentagon’s DARPA tech incubator says the agency is working with local partners. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Ukrainian police violently dispersed protesters without any court order
    Mar07

    Ukrainian police violently dispersed protesters without any court order

    It is becoming increasingly clear that there was no legal justification for the dispersal of a tent camp of protesters from outside the Verkhovna Rada on 3 March and the detaining of over 100 activists. The Head of the Human Rights Ombudsperson’s Secretariat also reports that the nature of the bodily injuries sustained during the dispersal...

    The Return of Crimea
    Mar07

    The Return of Crimea

    VOLYA Institute for Contemporary Law and Society and the NYU Program in International Relations are happy to announce an upcoming panel discussion on March 6th, 2018 titled “The Return of Crimea”. The event “The Return of Crimea” calls upon the Ukrainian community and those concerned about the fate of Crimea and its people, following the...

    Ukraine carries out Russian-style raid of Islamic Cultural Centre
    Mar07

    Ukraine carries out Russian-style raid of Islamic Cultural Centre

    Said Ismagilov, Mufti of the Spiritual Directorate of Muslims of Ukraine, has accused Ukraine’s enforcement bodies of multiple infringements during an early-morning search of the Islamic Cultural Centre in Kyiv. Ukraine is using methods, he says, which are disturbingly similar to those applied in Russian-occupied Crimea …read more...

    ‘And the Gold Medal Goes to’: Sport Diplomacy in Action at the Winter Olympics
    Mar06

    ‘And the Gold Medal Goes to’: Sport Diplomacy in Action at the Winter Olympics

    In a period of heightened tensions between North and South Korea, the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang represent an opportunity for the disarming power of sport diplomacy to take centre ice.Download the article (PDF)The 23rd Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, Republic of Korea (South Korea) have seen sport diplomacy being played out far from the...

    A Classic Dilemma: Russia’s Threat to Withdraw from the Council of Europe
    Mar06

    A Classic Dilemma: Russia’s Threat to Withdraw from the Council of Europe

    When Russia joined the Council of Europe in 1996, this was a major step and a sign of a fundamentally new time. The successor state to the Soviet Union joined a pan-European human rights regime that provided the citizens of its member states with effective judicial tools to defend their rights. Today, a good two decades later, Russia’s...

    The Bajwa Doctrine: The Pakistani Military Has Done More than Enough
    Mar06

    The Bajwa Doctrine: The Pakistani Military Has Done More than Enough

    In their own words, Pakistan’s generals lay-out the ‘Bajwa Doctrine’ – their vision for the future of US–Pakistani military cooperation in the age of President Trump. From their perspecitve, Pakistan has done more than enough to secure neighbouring Afghanistan, and is not intimidated by the threat of US funding cuts.Download the...

    February 20th, 2018
    Mar06

    February 20th, 2018

    BELARUS Prosecutor Seeks Four-Year Prison Sentence For Belarusian Activist RFE/RL The state prosecutor has asked a Belarusian court to sentence an activist who took part in protests against a law obliging the unemployed to pay taxes on “social parasites” to four years in prison. Svyataslau Baranovich, who was charged with attacking a police...

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