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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    The EU needs a message people can get behind
    Oct22

    The EU needs a message people can get behind

    A new political message is urgently needed for the EU, and it must be more political and less technocratic than before. Fiscal compacts and banking unions are much needed, but are insufficient to explain the EU’s raison d’etre to the general public. New opportunities such as the Internet of Things could affect the economies of member...

    Propaganda and Paranoia in the Internet Age
    Oct22

    Propaganda and Paranoia in the Internet Age

    Is the internet a tool for setting people free by destroying censorship—or enslaving them through more insidious forms of propaganda? Has it given birth to a new pluralism or a new age of conspiracy thinking? This two-part conversation will explore these theories using examples from Ukraine, ISIS, Iran and beyond. Session 1: How the...

    The Razumkov Centre Newsletter №24
    Oct22

    The Razumkov Centre Newsletter №24

    This issue contains articles and interviews of the Razumkov Centre’s experts, dealing with most topical issues in Ukraine’s current affairs. In particular – domestic politics, security sector, the situation in the Ukrainian economy and energy sector. Read the Razumkov Centre Newsletter №24 …read more Source: Razumkov...

    AIIA National Conference: Contributing to Global Issues
    Oct22

    AIIA National Conference: Contributing to Global Issues

    Professor Brian Schmidt AC, Nobel Prize in Physics and incoming Vice-Chancellor of the ANU: “Australia’s future prosperity will be tied to the science we engage with.” With his opening comment, Professor Schmidt postulated that science was an international pursuit, with knowledge and science a shared, almost entirely open, global asset. He...

    Russian Military Activity: October 14 – 21, 2015
    Oct22

    Russian Military Activity: October 14 – 21, 2015

    Download the PDF Russia reached an understanding with the U.S. on air safety guidelines in Syria on October 20, but Russia’s aggressive maneuvers against U.S. aircraft and violations of Turkish airspace are likely to continue in order to keep U.S. air power in the Middle East in check. Tags Ukraine Project UkrainePromote …read more...

    Burma’s Tatmadaw: A force to be reckoned with
    Oct22

    Burma’s Tatmadaw: A force to be reckoned with

    [youtube:Mj2AyzdC2A0] Shashank Joshi’s recent post on ‘India’s Incredible Shrinking Air Force’ prompts a closer look at Burma’s armed forces (the Tatmadaw). Since the accession of President Thein Sein in 2011, the Tatmadaw’s continuing political role has been examined closely. Less attention has been given to...

    Russia’s Gazprom Seems Set to Return to Georgia
    Oct22

    Russia’s Gazprom Seems Set to Return to Georgia

    For the last several weeks, political life in Tbilisi has been largely dominated by ongoing negotiations between the governments of Russia and Georgia regarding Russian natural gas giant Gazprom’s large-scale return to the Georgian market. The news of these negotiations first broke on September 26, when Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller and...

    Israeli Analyst Calls on Ukraine to Facilitate Peaceful Transition in the North Caucasus
    Oct22

    Israeli Analyst Calls on Ukraine to Facilitate Peaceful Transition in the North Caucasus

    Israeli analyst Avraam Shmulevich has urged Ukrainian authorities to take a more pro-active approach to the situation in Russia. Shmulevich visited Ukraine to consult the newly created inter-party parliamentary group “Za Vilniy Kavkaz” (For a Free Caucasus). In an interview with a Ukrainian news agency, Shmulevich said Ukraine should pay...

    New Russian Book Says Only Ideological Approach Can Defeat Islamic State
    Oct22

    New Russian Book Says Only Ideological Approach Can Defeat Islamic State

    A new 226-page book written by a group of scholars widely reputed to be close to the Russian security services argues that Islamic State (IS) is, first and foremost, an ideological phenomenon. As such, this militant group can only be contained and then defeated on the territory of the Russian Federation by the articulation and mobilization of a...

    Battle to End Pharma Corruption Makes Progress, Needs Push
    Oct21

    Battle to End Pharma Corruption Makes Progress, Needs Push

    As the ceasefire in the Donbas takes hold, Ukraine can now face its other existential threat: the endemic corruption that threatens the country’s long-term stability and prosperity.While graft within the Ukrainian government is widespread, corruption is perhaps most threatening in the area of government procurement. Public procurement...

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