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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Watch List: Jan. 29, 2018
    Jan31

    Watch List: Jan. 29, 2018

    The items listed below represent potential emerging issues that our analysts are tracking. These can be long term or short term, but will be updated daily. If an item on our Watch List becomes critical, we will email you a full analysis explaining its significance. Each Saturday, we will follow up our daily Watch List for each week with our...

    How to Use and Interpret Data from Strava’s Activity Map
    Jan31

    How to Use and Interpret Data from Strava’s Activity Map

    Recently, the fitness app Strava published a “heatmap” of trillion of data points visualizing the information of users who submitted or synchronized their fitness activity to their servers. This data includes both fitness information recorded directly on the fitness app and data synchronized with the app from a number of physical fitness...

    How the European Union Became Divided on Russia
    Jan31

    How the European Union Became Divided on Russia

    Originally produced on Jan. 22, 2018 for Mauldin Economics, LLC By Xander Snyder Last week, the prime ministers of Hungary and Bulgaria criticized EU policy toward Russia for being too harsh. The European Union imposed sanctions against Russia in response to Moscow’s intervention in Ukraine, but Hungary and Bulgaria are concerned that the...

    Safeguarding Civil Society Against Authoritarianism: Lessons from Former Soviet States
    Jan31

    Safeguarding Civil Society Against Authoritarianism: Lessons from Former Soviet States

    Invitation Only Research Event 13 Feb 2018 – 16:00 to 17:30Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Chatham House, London Russia and Eurasia Programme …read more Source: Chatham...

    Yes, Ukraine’s Oligarchs Own the Airwaves, but Their Days Are Numbered
    Jan31

    Yes, Ukraine’s Oligarchs Own the Airwaves, but Their Days Are Numbered

    Oligarchs own the airwaves in Ukraine. More than 75 percent of Ukrainians regularly watch TV channels owned by Ukrainian oligarchs Viktor Pinchuk, Ihor Kolomoisky, Dmytro Firtash, and Rinat Akhmetov. But this is hardly news since TV serves as the primary source of information for 58 percent of Ukrainians. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human...

    Can the United Nations Unite Ukraine?
    Jan31

    Can the United Nations Unite Ukraine?

    …read more Source: Hudson...

    Far-right vigilantes imposing ‘Ukrainian order’ are strange partners for Ukraine’s National Police
    Jan31

    Far-right vigilantes imposing ‘Ukrainian order’ are strange partners for Ukraine’s National Police

    So-called ‘National Militia Units’ are promising to ‘establish Ukrainian order” on the streets of Kyiv, seemingly in cooperation with Ukraine’s National Police. Assurances from the Interior Ministry cannot allay concerns about police collaboration with an organization which has on many occasions demonstrated intolerance towards...

    Why Ukraine should become a Balkan country
    Jan31

    Why Ukraine should become a Balkan country

    Ukrainian politicians, diplomats, journalists and intellectuals should start paying more attention to how the countries of South-Eastern Europe (SEE) are currently preparing for their entry into the European Union. Kyiv can accelerate its own European integration by entering a number of SEE cooperation formats specifically designed to prepare the...

    Crimean journalist & politician jailed on ‘extortion’ charges for criticism of United Russia party
    Jan31

    Crimean journalist & politician jailed on ‘extortion’ charges for criticism of United Russia party

    The ‘trial’ in Russian-occupied Crimea of journalist Alexei Nazimov and politician Pavel Stepanchenko is descending into farce, after never really making much sense. This has not prevented the two men being held in detention since October 2016, and the lack of any substance to the charges may well have no impact upon the eventual verdict....

    US Allies Should Back President Trump
    Jan31

    US Allies Should Back President Trump

    Donald Trump, photo by Gage Skidmore via Flickr CCBESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 726, January 28, 2018 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Donald J. Trump is facing unprecedented criticism one year into his term as president of the world’s greatest power. The allies of the US can assist him by making clear how much he has advanced American foreign...

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