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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Is Saving Refugees Worth the Political Price Tag for Germany?
    Oct21

    Is Saving Refugees Worth the Political Price Tag for Germany?

    Transatlantic TakeBERLIN—The influx of refugees into Germany is forcing its leaders to throw aside some of their long-held convictions and face reality. They are making nice with authoritarian Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to get him to accept more refugees. They are talking to Russian President Vladimir Putin so that he does not further...

    Ukrainians Face Another Election Headache
    Oct21

    Ukrainians Face Another Election Headache

    People are more important than political interests. This party will never betray you. Fair wages and pensions. People, not politicians. Let’s unite for Ukraine! Order and justice.These are just a few of the messages blaring at Kyiv residents from billboards. Ukraine’s capital is awash with campaign tents manned by students and...

    Putin meets Assad in Moscow – and runs rings around his Western critics
    Oct21

    Putin meets Assad in Moscow – and runs rings around his Western critics

    Just watch me. Reuters/RIA NovostiWith the sudden news of a surprise meeting with Bashar al-Assad in Moscow, Vladimir Putin has once again left his critics in the West with egg on their faces. Even before the visit, Russia’s entry into the Syrian conflict had surprised the US-led coalition with both its speed and its efficiency. Against all...

    Moscow-Region Businessman Kills 4 in Shooting Spree
    Oct21

    Moscow-Region Businessman Kills 4 in Shooting Spree

    Unverified accounts say Amiran Georgadze opened fire after officials rejected his demand for a giant bribe. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Latvia Curiously Unmoved by Suggestion That Fences Don’t Work
    Oct21

    Latvia Curiously Unmoved by Suggestion That Fences Don’t Work

    Latvia is building a fence to keep the migrant wave from its shores. That fence will be on the Russian border. For any of you not following the news closely, the current migrant wave is coming through the European Union. Russia is not a member of the EU. Lithuania and Estonia, which border Latvia, are. Latvia has a large, restive, minority ethnic...

    Russian Faces ‘Ethnic Hatred’ Charge for Sharing YouTube Videos
    Oct21

    Russian Faces ‘Ethnic Hatred’ Charge for Sharing YouTube Videos

    The suspect’s name was on an official list of suspected ‘terrorists’ before her case went to trial. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Just 200 yards from where Malaysia Airlines MH17 crashed last year in rebel-held eastern Ukraine, commerce is winning over war. Miners working in an illegal, hand-dug pit are extracting coal that’s destined to be sold to loyalists in the west.
    Oct21

    Just 200 yards from where Malaysia Airlines MH17 crashed last year in rebel-held eastern Ukraine, commerce is winning over war. Miners working in an illegal, hand-dug pit are extracting coal that’s destined to be sold to loyalists in the west.

    Just 200 yards from where Malaysia Airlines MH17 crashed last year in rebel-held eastern Ukraine, commerce is winning over war. Miners working in an illegal, hand-dug pit are extracting coal that’s destined to be sold to loyalists in the west, the Bloomberg reports. The arrangement has its pitfalls, said Volodymyr Omelchenko, director of...

    Viber to Comply With New Russian Data Law
    Oct21

    Viber to Comply With New Russian Data Law

    Google says law not behind decision to close its St. Petersburg center. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Hybrid warfare: the lessons of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict
    Oct21

    Hybrid warfare: the lessons of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict

    Short version of the speech by Director of Military Programmes of the Razumkov Centre Mykola Sunhurovskyi at the discussion panel Modern World – Modern Threats: Responses to Hybrid Aggression during the Security Forum within the XXV Economic Forum in Krynica, Poland. …read more Source: Razumkov...

    Militants in Donbas may become “people’s police”
    Oct21

    Militants in Donbas may become “people’s police”

    In his column on the website Novoe Vremia, Co-director of Foreign Relations and International Security Programmes of the Razumkov Centre Oleksiy Melnyk wrote how the armed group of separatists in Donbas may become “people’s police” or even the “border guard” of Ukraine, which will not be controlled by Kyiv. Petro Poroshenko stated that by...

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