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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Poroshenko accused of creating a weapon against critical NGOs, like in Russia & Kazakhstan
    Feb10

    Poroshenko accused of creating a weapon against critical NGOs, like in Russia & Kazakhstan

    Ukrainian civic activists have expressed anger over public claims made by the President’s spokesperson that two contentious bills imposing extensive reporting requirements on NGOs, though not, for example, political parties, have been agreed with civic organizations …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Virtuous Decision-Making in War: ‘The good operation’
    Feb10

    Virtuous Decision-Making in War: ‘The good operation’

    The new Ministry of Defence pamphlet on joint political-military decision-making merely scratches the surface of what seems to be a peculiarly British issue of poor performance in this area.Download the article (PDF)As was remarked by a participant in a closed-door, off-the-record RUSI seminar on political military decision-making on 11 October...

    Georgia’s sentence against Saakashvili: restoration of justice or political persecution?
    Feb10

    Georgia’s sentence against Saakashvili: restoration of justice or political persecution?

    Written by: Givi Gigitashvili Source: Euromaidan Press As Ukraine mulls deporting ex-Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, who was stripped of Ukrainian citizenship, to Georgia on the request of the Georgian court, despite earlier having, like most European countries, qualified his trial in Georgia as politically motivated, let’s revisit...

    Central Asia Steps Out of Russia’s Shadow
    Feb10

    Central Asia Steps Out of Russia’s Shadow

    By Ekaterina Zolotova Say what you will about the Soviets, but they really knew how to put the “union” in the Soviet Union. For all its faults, the union bound its constituent countries together, imparting on them a degree of political and economic uniformity many of them have not known since. One of the only things the countries of Central Asia...

    Menacing attack on the son of a Crimean Tatar National Congress member
    Feb10

    Menacing attack on the son of a Crimean Tatar National Congress member

    23-year-old Fakhri Muratov was dragged from his car in Russian-occupied Crimea on February 6 by men in masks and without any insignia. The men proceeded to beat him and then search his car, before driving off. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Enemies of the United Nations, from Stalin to Putin
    Feb10

    Enemies of the United Nations, from Stalin to Putin

    In the aftermath of the Second World War, vast swathes of Europe and Asia lay devastated. Some seventy million people – soldiers and civilians – had died in the conflict. Twenty seven million of the dead had been Soviet citizens, mostly killed in the war against Nazi Germany. American, British, and French policymakers, seeking to build a stable...

    Russia in Afghanistan: Playing with Fire
    Feb10

    Russia in Afghanistan: Playing with Fire

    As the longest war in US history rumbles on, Moscow looks at the Afghanistan conflict with interest. Allegations of Moscow’s meddling in the country, particularly its aid to the Taliban, raise questions over Russia’s geopolitical interests in Afghanistan, with the Kremlin’s mixed strategy reflecting how it is also precariously...

    Menacing attack on the son of a Crimean Tatar National Congress member
    Feb10

    Menacing attack on the son of a Crimean Tatar National Congress member

    23-year-old Fakhri Muratov was dragged from his car in Russian-occupied Crimea on February 6 by men in masks and without any insignia. The men proceeded to beat him and then search his car, before driving off. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    From Lone Actors to Daesh: Rethinking the Response to the Diverse Threats of Terrorist Financing
    Feb10

    From Lone Actors to Daesh: Rethinking the Response to the Diverse Threats of Terrorist Financing

    In view of the terrorist threat and diversity of funding efforts, counter-terrorist financing efforts should aim to address the modus operandi of any given target, placing greater emphasis on the intelligence value that finance provides.Download the article (PDF)On 23 September 2001, President George W Bush signed Executive Order 13224, which...

    Ukraine – Prospects for 2018
    Feb10

    Ukraine – Prospects for 2018

    Addressing the slowdown of Ukraine’s reform process …read more Source: European Policy...

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