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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Russia-Ukraine Road Blockades Hit Trade
    Feb15

    Russia-Ukraine Road Blockades Hit Trade

    February 15, 2016 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Ukrainian Top Prosecutor Quits in Disgust Over Corruption
    Feb15

    Ukrainian Top Prosecutor Quits in Disgust Over Corruption

    For the second time this month, a high official has resigned, blaming high officials for stifling reform. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Human Rights in Ukraine in 2015: Key Trends
    Feb15

    Human Rights in Ukraine in 2015: Key Trends

    This overview of the human rights situation is the first section of the Ukrainian human rights organizations’ Report ‘Human Rights in Ukraine – 2015′ which is published each year by the Ukrainian Helsinki Human Rights Union …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    A Tornado in a Teacup? Examining Germany’s Alleged Nuclear Strike Aircraft Modernisation
    Feb15

    A Tornado in a Teacup? Examining Germany’s Alleged Nuclear Strike Aircraft Modernisation

    Leaked information to the German press alleges that the coalition government has reneged on a previous pledge to remove US tactical nuclear weapons from Germany. The subsequent reporting frenzy heightens the decades-long national anxiety over nuclear issues. But it seems no one has paused to ask whether the original allegations stand-up to...

    Another War in Europe: Dispatches From The Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference
    Feb15

    Another War in Europe: Dispatches From The Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference

    The EU won the Nobel Peace Prize for maintaining peace between European nations, but it has failed to prevent wars of words. Proof can be found at the UN, where battles between EU members could spoil the Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference. States party to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) are currently gathered...

    The UN Intervention Brigade: A Force for Change in DR Congo?
    Feb15

    The UN Intervention Brigade: A Force for Change in DR Congo?

    With troops assigned to the UN’s new offensive unit in the DR Congo arriving in Goma, hopes for a tougher response to the region’s non-state armed groups have been raised. Yet while novel, the deployment of the unit poses its own challenges. On 28 March, the UN Security Council unanimously passed Resolution 2098, extending the mandate...

    Will Economics Threaten Putin’s Position?
    Feb15

    Will Economics Threaten Putin’s Position?

    The slide in the value of the Rouble reveals weaknesses in the Russian economy. However, it is unclear whether such difficulties will loosen President’s Putin’s grip on power. In recent weeks, President Vladmir Putin has made two big speeches in December: one annual address to the Federal Assembly on 4 December and one annual press...

    Militarising the EU Migration Plan: A Flawed Approach
    Feb15

    Militarising the EU Migration Plan: A Flawed Approach

    The plan announced by EU foreign-policy chief Federica Mogherini in May to combat human smuggling in the Mediterranean demonstrated a failure of EU advisers, ministers and bodies to understand the entirety of the problem to be addressed, to seek relevant lessons on counter-migration policy, or to develop the kind of comprehensive approach that...

    A Bumpy Road Ahead for the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
    Feb15

    A Bumpy Road Ahead for the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

    To an outside observer, the recent high-level Preparatory Committee meeting of the Non-Proliferation Treaty appeared to be a restrained affair despite tensions over Iran, North Korea, and lack of disarmament progress. But there is plenty of evidence to suggest that the road ahead for the Treaty is far from smooth.18/05/12 – Earlier this...

    Observers: Fighting Flares In Eastern Ukraine, Residents In ‘Dire’ Situation
    Feb15

    Observers: Fighting Flares In Eastern Ukraine, Residents In ‘Dire’ Situation

    OSCE Secretary-General Lamberto Zannier says it’s difficult for the OSCE monitors to determine whether Russian soldiers and arms are crossing into Ukraine now because they only have a mandate to observe at two border crossings, where they are positioned on the Russian side. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

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