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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Technocrats Are Not the Answer to Ukraine’s Woes
    Feb14

    Technocrats Are Not the Answer to Ukraine’s Woes

    Transatlantic TakePhoto: Evgeniy Maloletka, The Associated Press WASHINGTON—Just over a week ago, the dramatic resignation of Ukraine’s respected economy minister, Aivaras Abramovicius — and his accusation that the country’s leaders continue to tolerate corruption — led many Western analysts and officials to call for non-political...

    Polish military potential generated at random, and Russia continues to modernize.
    Feb13

    Polish military potential generated at random, and Russia continues to modernize.

    Interview with Maciej Milchanovski – the head of the Graduate School of Research Institute of National Security Problems of Information Technology and Management in Rzeszów. 02/13/2016 Maciej Milczanowski Dziennik Gazeta Prawna: What is the current situation in Poland is waiting? Our main ally, the United States withdrew from Europe, while...

    What’s Behind the Resignation of Minister Abromavicius?
    Feb13

    What’s Behind the Resignation of Minister Abromavicius?

    The resignation of Aivaras Abromavicius from the position of Minister of Economic Development and Trade is another nail in the coffin for the hopes for serious reform in Ukraine …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Crimean Tatar Rights Activist & 3 others jailed on Russian-style ’terrorism’ charges
    Feb13

    Crimean Tatar Rights Activist & 3 others jailed on Russian-style ’terrorism’ charges

    A court in Russian-occupied Simferopol has remanded in custody four Crimean Muslims, including Emir-Huseyn Kuku from the Crimean Contact Group on Human Rights. The court hearings coincided with a second day of armed searches specifically of Crimean Tatar homes. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    New Attack on Crimean Tatar Muslims in Russian-occupied Crimea
    Feb13

    New Attack on Crimean Tatar Muslims in Russian-occupied Crimea

    Emir Huseyn KukuUPDATE Four Crimean Tatars, including Emir Huseyn Kuku, a member of the Crimean Contact Group on Human Rights, remain in custody after a day in which the Russian FSB and OMON riot police carried out at least eleven armed searches of Crimean Tatar Muslim homes and detained 12 people. Fears that Russia is fabricating a new...

    Prosecutor General Shokin’s Year of Failed Investigations and Blocked Reform
    Feb13

    Prosecutor General Shokin’s Year of Failed Investigations and Blocked Reform

    It is one year exactly since President Petro Poroshenko put forward Viktor Shokin as Prosecutor General, a post Shokin controversially holds to this day …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Put Donbas Hostages on Normandy 4 agenda now
    Feb13

    Put Donbas Hostages on Normandy 4 agenda now

    A year after Vladimir Putin agreed that all hostages and prisoners of war would be released on an all for all basis, the militants who answer to Moscow are not only refusing to release those seized earlier, but have recently taken others prisoner. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Are Chechen Special Forces Fighting in Syria?
    Feb13

    Are Chechen Special Forces Fighting in Syria?

    After the Kremlin denied having ground troops in Syria, the Russian leadership was surprised by Ramzan Kadyrov’s statement that Chechen special forces were fighting in the Middle East against the Islamic State (IS). A trailer for a program produced by the Russian federal TV channel Rossiya 1 (Russia.tv, February 7) states that “Chechen...

    Moscow’s Confrontational Policy Turns Russia From an Ally to a Threat for Armenia
    Feb13

    Moscow’s Confrontational Policy Turns Russia From an Ally to a Threat for Armenia

    On February 8, a number of units of Russia’s Southern Military District as well as the Black Sea Fleet and the Caspian Flotilla were put on a high alert, and massive snap exercises followed. According to Russian officials, this and similar such snap exercises would be organized during the year, in order to ready troops for a larger...

    The war is on, but Ukraine publishers just march on. Talk with Dana Pavlychko
    Feb13

    The war is on, but Ukraine publishers just march on. Talk with Dana Pavlychko

    The BBC’s new historical drama War and Peace seems to have started a trend in the UK, exemplified by bohemian-style discussions about world literary classics coming from Eastern Europe. While western audiences wipe the dust from books by Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, and Gogol on their bookshelves, publishers in the East are struggling to attract...

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