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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Russia’s Newest Balkan Games
    Mar10

    Russia’s Newest Balkan Games

    Experts have long known that the Balkans are a political battleground between Russia and the West. And this chronic non-military conflict has only intensified with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and intervention in Syria. Clearly, Moscow regards both democracy and European integration—the two key issues in the Balkans—as dangerous to Russian...

    Washington Hubris on Full Display at London Foreign Policy Speech
    Mar10

    Washington Hubris on Full Display at London Foreign Policy Speech

    Any doubts that the US government views the nature of its relationship with the UK on foreign policy as one of subservience can be finally put to rest after the visit to London last week of Evelyn Farkas, former US Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia. Farkas, who was relieved of her position in the Obama administration...

    Ukrainian Journalist Details Her 419 Days In Separatist Captivity
    Mar10

    Ukrainian Journalist Details Her 419 Days In Separatist Captivity

    The separatists would tell Maria Varfolomeyeva that she had “resort conditions” in her captivity. “As if, when you don’t get beaten up, that’s a resort,” she said. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Two Faces of Russia’s Foreign Policy
    Mar09

    Two Faces of Russia’s Foreign Policy

    To receive an email when a new post becomes available, please subscribe here. Originally many in the West tended to view Russia’s Syrian adventure as yet another one of “Moscow’s gambits.” Commentators described Ukraine and Syria in the same breath. But Russia is eager to demonstrate that the two projects could hardly be more...

    Are We Incapable of Ending Wars?
    Mar09

    Are We Incapable of Ending Wars?

    (Image: Flickr / Ivana Vasilj) Jason Smith was both very unlucky and very lucky. His bad luck began on February 20, 2015, when he was walking back to his home in McAdoo, Pennsylvania on a very cold evening. He doesn’t quite remember what happened, but he thinks that he tripped and fell face down into the snow. He lost consciousness and...

    Tyrannical Tendencies: Ukraine’s New January 16th Law
    Mar09

    Tyrannical Tendencies: Ukraine’s New January 16th Law

    On February 16, the same day it almost approved no confidence in the government, Ukraine’s parliament successfully passed law #3700 on its eighteenth attempt. While the law was overshadowed by the controversy over the vote on the government, the legislation is the equivalent of a new “January 16th law” for Ukrainian politicians.What is a...

    Chernobyl Still a Hazardous Wasteland, Greenpeace Says
    Mar09

    Chernobyl Still a Hazardous Wasteland, Greenpeace Says

    Strontium-90 levels have actually risen, posing a danger to people living near the devastated nuclear plant. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Ukrainian Buk Footage from July 16, 2014 Geolocated
    Mar09

    Ukrainian Buk Footage from July 16, 2014 Geolocated

    On July 16, 2014, the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense’s television network aired a program about the military situation in Ukraine with the caption “Servicemen of the Ukrainian Armed Forces patrol the area of the ATO zone.” In a segment of this video, two Buk missile launchers, a Buk Snow Drift Radar, and a ST-68 Tin Shield Radar are shown....

    One of the largest enterprises of chemical industry of Ukraine to be privatized
    Mar09

    One of the largest enterprises of chemical industry of Ukraine to be privatized

    February 16, 2016 President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed a law on amendments to the privatization process. The State Property Fund of Ukraine (SPF) will be responsible for the implementation of the law. Hundreds of companies from energy sector, chemical industry, port infrastructure on the list. Over 25 biggest state-owned entities are...

    The problem of VAT non-compliance in Poland
    Mar09

    The problem of VAT non-compliance in Poland

    Language English “VAT Gap in Poland grows rapidly, and budget revenues from VAT remain unstable. It is possible to gradually reduce the VAT gap and maintain it at low level, but it takes time. However, a complete elimination of the GAP is impossible, because a certain part of VAT non-compliance has a “natural” character. The fight against shadow...

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