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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    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...

    Head of EBRD Discusses Reform With Ukraine President
    Jan31

    Head of EBRD Discusses Reform With Ukraine President

    Reforms, independent anti-corruption institutions, tax changes: these are just a few things that the new government in Ukraine is undertaking to improve the climate for potential investors. Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko is confident his country will significantly improve its World Bank Doing Business ranking very soon. “We are ranked...

    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...

    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...

    Head of EBRD Discusses Reform With Ukraine President
    Jan31

    Head of EBRD Discusses Reform With Ukraine President

    Reforms, independent anti-corruption institutions, tax changes: these are just a few things that the new government in Ukraine is undertaking to improve the climate for potential investors. Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko is confident his country will significantly improve its World Bank Doing Business ranking very soon. “We are ranked...

    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....

    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...

    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....

    Russia deploys armed police and dogs in new offensive against Crimea Solidarity
    Jan31

    Russia deploys armed police and dogs in new offensive against Crimea Solidarity

    In the latest attack on the Crimea Solidarity civic initiative, a huge contingent of Russian OMON riot police have disrupted the monthly meeting held to discuss ways of helping political prisoners and their families. There was no real attempt to come up with a credible reason for what was clearly an attempt at intimidation – one that...

    Watch List: Jan. 30, 2018
    Jan31

    Watch List: Jan. 30, 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...

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