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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    A Dilemma in the Crackdown on Corruption in Ukraine
    Dec24

    A Dilemma in the Crackdown on Corruption in Ukraine

    It is primarily the responsibility of Mr. Poroshenko and Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk to accelerate their attempts to crack down on corruption. But civil society must also be more pragmatic. It does no good to demand that all corrupt practices be punished at once. Activists from civil society, many of them Western-funded are often part […]...

    U.S. Adds Companies, People to Russia Sanctions List on Ukraine
    Dec24

    U.S. Adds Companies, People to Russia Sanctions List on Ukraine

    By Yuliya Fedorinova (Bloomberg) — The U.S. Treasury Department expanded sanctions related to Russia’s role in the Ukrainian crisis on Tuesday, adding 34 companies and people to its list in a move the Kremlin said would damage relations. Fourteen of the individuals and entities are “linked to those that have engaged in serious and sustained...

    US Sanctions over Ukraine Extended to More Persons and Companies
    Dec23

    US Sanctions over Ukraine Extended to More Persons and Companies

    The US Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control imposed sanctions on 34 individuals and companies that have been circumventing US and international restrictions. Many of the newly sanctioned persons or entities are associated with, or are subsidiaries, of previously sanctioned persons or entities. Officials said the actions...

    Viktor Yanukovych Among Most Corrupt Public Officials
    Dec23

    Viktor Yanukovych Among Most Corrupt Public Officials

    Transparency International has listed Viktor Yanukovych, Ukraine’s ousted president, as among the fifteen most corrupt public officials in the world. Also on the list were Dominican Republic Senator Felix Bautista, Brazilian state-controlled oil giant Petrobras, FIFA, former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, and the Foundation of Akhmad...

    Best of TOL for 2015
    Dec23

    Best of TOL for 2015

    Our favorite stories of the year. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Moscow-Ankara Row Dims Luster at Turkic Song Contest
    Dec23

    Moscow-Ankara Row Dims Luster at Turkic Song Contest

    Performers from Russia’s many Turkic-populated regions have their hopes dashed as authorities suspend ties with the contest’s backer. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Kyiv, Rebels Agree New Year Truce
    Dec23

    Kyiv, Rebels Agree New Year Truce

    Each side accuses the other of repeatedly breaking the shaky Minsk cease-fire, meant to end a war that has caused more than 9,000 deaths. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Destruction of Donbas Economy Supports Local Russia-Backed ‘Insurgency’
    Dec23

    Destruction of Donbas Economy Supports Local Russia-Backed ‘Insurgency’

    Maksym Bugriy, a research fellow of foreing relations and international security programmes at the Razumkov Centre, and Tetiana Tretiak, an independent Ukrainian political and economical analyst, have contributed to the Eurasia Daily Monitor published by the Jamestown Foundation. …read more Source: Razumkov...

    Stalin Center Opens in Russian Provincial City
    Dec23

    Stalin Center Opens in Russian Provincial City

    Local Communists say Soviet model the answer to halting Russia’s economic, moral decline. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Transatlantic 2015 – The Year in Review
    Dec22

    Transatlantic 2015 – The Year in Review

    At the start of 2015, the Kremlin looked to be the biggest concern for the transatlantic partners. But the terrorist attacks on the Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris in January quickly changed that calculation. The even deadlier attacks also inspired by the self-proclaimed Islamic State group (ISIS) in Paris and San Bernadino, California, toward...

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