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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Rada’s regulation committee turns down resolution on Yatsenyuk dismissal
    Mar16

    Rada’s regulation committee turns down resolution on Yatsenyuk dismissal

    The Verkhovna Rada committee on the regulation and organization of the parliamentary work has rejected a draft resolution on the resignation of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk as it does not meet the Constitution and laws of Ukraine, said First Deputy Chairman of Committee Pavlo Pynzenyk. According to the decision of the committee, the relevant...

    Ukraine Passes Public Accountability Law
    Mar16

    Ukraine Passes Public Accountability Law

    Officials’ asset declarations will soon be open to scrutiny as Kyiv fulfills a promise to Brussels. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    What is EU-Ukraine Association Agreement? What will the Netherlands Gain with it?
    Mar16

    What is EU-Ukraine Association Agreement? What will the Netherlands Gain with it?

    The Association Agreement between the EU and Ukraine is an international treaty, which includes trade (“Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement”, or DCFTA) and political provision. The Agreement is a win-win process, leading to more trade, more jobs, and lower prices. …read more Source: Institute of World...

    EU Association Agreement could help Ukraine to reform
    Mar16

    EU Association Agreement could help Ukraine to reform

    On 6 April the Netherlands will hold a referendum on the new EU-Ukraine Association Agreement. In the meantime, full ratification and implementation is on hold. The EU intended that this agreement would be the blueprint for a new kind of partnership with its Eastern neighbours. It entails substantial political cooperation and includes the...

    U.S. House unanimously passes bill declaring Islamic State guilty of genocide
    Mar16

    U.S. House unanimously passes bill declaring Islamic State guilty of genocide

    Associated Press Photo In a rare 393 to 0 vote, The U.S. House has officially condemned the Islamic State and its crimes against humanity, by passing H. Con. Res. 75. The hope is that this will give greater attention to and eventually action to help the victims of the Islamic State. Sponsored by Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE), this bill...

    Przewalski’s Horses Headed to Russia, Mongolia
    Mar16

    Przewalski’s Horses Headed to Russia, Mongolia

    European breeding programs are helping keep the critically endangered wild horse from extinction. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Przewalski’s Horses Headed to Russia, Mongolia
    Mar16

    Przewalski’s Horses Headed to Russia, Mongolia

    European breeding programs are helping keep the critically endangered wild horse from extinction. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    We still don’t really know the health hazards of a nuclear accident
    Mar16

    We still don’t really know the health hazards of a nuclear accident

    Greg Webb / IAEA/Flickr, CC BY-SAFive years after the nuclear disaster in Fukushima and 30 years after the Chernobyl accident, scientists are still disagreeing about the impact on human health – such as how many people have got cancer as a result and how dangerous the exclusion zones currently are. In Fukushima, residents are forbidden to...

    Afghan Migrant Situation and European Reaction
    Mar16

    Afghan Migrant Situation and European Reaction

    We often forget that a significant proportion of refugees who now knock on the door of Europe are Afghans. Between January and December 2015, they were 200,000 to seek asylum in one of the EU countries. 6 times more than in 2014. The Afghans are the second largest group to migrate and make an application for asylum in Germany after the Syrians....

    Russian invasion in the eyes of pro-Kremlin, neo-Nazi ’observers’
    Mar16

    Russian invasion in the eyes of pro-Kremlin, neo-Nazi ’observers’

    Since the 2nd anniversary of Russia’s pseudo ‘referendum’ on Crimea comes as the West is pushing Ukraine to agree to ‘elections’ in Kremlin-controlled Donbas, it seems worth recalling that supposed ‘expression of the people’s will’ and the motley crowd of far-right, neo-Nazi or extreme left-wing politicians who were...

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