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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Is Russia’s National Character Authoritarian?
    Mar14

    Is Russia’s National Character Authoritarian?

    Russia’s aggression against Ukraine and the public’s acquiescence in direct government control of news media have many people wondering if Russians are predisposed to authoritarianism. But survey evidence counsel caution about drawing conclusions about national character from isolated events. …read more Source: Project Syndicate...

    Beyond Muddling Through: Towards a Blueprint for UK International Policing and Law Enforcement
    Mar14

    Beyond Muddling Through: Towards a Blueprint for UK International Policing and Law Enforcement

    The UK needs a holistic and pragmatic strategy for international policing if it is to achieve its goals in both domestic and international security policyThe UK appears to be making a cautious return to international policing after a decade of following an approach best described as ‘muddling through’. Recent reforms and new co-ordinating...

    UN Human Rights Chief Decries Reports Russia Office to Close
    Mar14

    UN Human Rights Chief Decries Reports Russia Office to Close

    Closure would reflect the ‘shrinking space for dissent’ in Russia, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein says. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Director of the IWP participated in the meeting of the Consultative Committee of the Presidents of Ukraine and Poland
    Mar14

    Director of the IWP participated in the meeting of the Consultative Committee of the Presidents of Ukraine and Poland

    Alyona Getmanchuk, Director of the IWP, participated in the meeting of the Consultative Committee of the Presidents of Ukraine and Poland held on March 3-4, 2016, in Warsaw. …read more Source: Institute of World...

    How Crimean Tatars Stand Up to Repression in Russia-Occupied Crimea: Public Lecture and Documentary Screening. March 24, King’s College
    Mar14

    How Crimean Tatars Stand Up to Repression in Russia-Occupied Crimea: Public Lecture and Documentary Screening. March 24, King’s College

    Crimean Tatars hold an action on Independence Square in Kyiv to commemorate victims of the deportation of 1944. Public Lecture & Documentary Screening “Banished and Persecuted in their Own Land: How Crimean Tatars Stand Up to Repression in Russia-Occupied Crimea” Talk with Refat Chubarov, leader of Crimean Tatar people and Chairman of Mejlis...

    Russian Teens Taught ‘Telegony’
    Mar14

    Russian Teens Taught ‘Telegony’

    Schoolchildren shown video blaming US for corrupting girls, urging boys to marry virgins to avoid being cuckolded. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Poland was the first victim of terrorism.
    Mar14

    Poland was the first victim of terrorism.

    Defense Minister: Poland was the first victim of terrorism 03/13/2016 Polish defense minister said that Katyn and Smolensk disaster and crime in the context of contemporary conflicts were acts of terrorism against Poland. “Currently used terrorism against Western nations as a tool to provoke the flow of migration to destabilize the European...

    Former Soviet political prisoners call on Holland to say yes to Ukraine’s European future
    Mar14

    Former Soviet political prisoners call on Holland to say yes to Ukraine’s European future

    More than eighty former political prisoners from ex-Soviet republics have appealed to the people of the Netherlands to vote in favour of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Russian Lawyer demands Russia investigate Kremlin-backed militant leader’s war crimes in Donbas
    Mar14

    Russian Lawyer demands Russia investigate Kremlin-backed militant leader’s war crimes in Donbas

    Following the public admission by Igor Girkin [Strelkov] that he ordered extrajudicial killings during his period as military leader of the Kremlin-backed militants in Donbas, a St Petersburg lawyer has demanded that Russia initiates criminal proceedings against Girkin for committing what are undoubtedly war crimes in eastern Ukraine. …read...

    Russian court orders Crimean political prisoner Afanasyev to be sent closer home
    Mar14

    Russian court orders Crimean political prisoner Afanasyev to be sent closer home

    A Russian court in the far northern Komi Republic has accepted that holding Gennady Afanasyev in a prison 2,700 kilometres from his family violates his rights under the European Convention. . This unexpectedly positive move comes as fellow Crimean political prisoners Oleg Sentsov and Oleksandr Kolchenko are being moved as far east as Moscow can...

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