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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Retribution in the New Crimea
    Aug03

    Retribution in the New Crimea

    In March 2015, the Atlantic Council and Freedom House published a report by Crimean journalist Andrii Klymenko showing how Russia’s occupation and annexation of Crimea has unleashed an ongoing chain of human rights violations across the peninsula.Five days after release of the report—Human Rights Abuses in Russian-Occupied...

    Putinformation
    Aug03

    Putinformation

    Traveling recently in what might be called “new frontline” states—Estonia, Ukraine, and Moldova—I was struck by the depth of concern I encountered about Russian propaganda. And not just propaganda aimed at the Russian population and neighboring countries. At a conference in Tallinn, a Politico reporter and experienced Russia hand who had just...

    Ukraine Calls On Russia To Negotiate End Of War In East
    Aug03

    Ukraine Calls On Russia To Negotiate End Of War In East

    August 3,2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    How Oligarchs Have Ruined Ukraine’s Economy and How to Fix It
    Aug03

    How Oligarchs Have Ruined Ukraine’s Economy and How to Fix It

    Ukraine finds itself in an economic crisis of massive proportions. In the past twelve months, its GDP has contracted by over 7.5 percent, the national deficit exceeds 10 percent, its currency has lost more than 50 percent of its value, its banks are insolvent and the national debt-to-GDP ratio has ballooned to more than 100 percent—causing a...

    Washington’s Fifth Columns Inside Russia and China
    Aug03

    Washington’s Fifth Columns Inside Russia and China

    It took two decades for Russia and China to understand that “pro-democracy” and “human rights” organizations operating within their countries were subversive organizations funded by the US Department of State and a collection of private American foundations organized by Washington. The real purpose of these non-governmental organizations (NGOs)...

    Rebel Infighting Bringing Chaos to East Ukraine
    Aug03

    Rebel Infighting Bringing Chaos to East Ukraine

    Ten days ago Yelena Filippova, secretary to the head of Ukraine’s self-proclaimed People’s Republic of Donetsk (DPR), Alexander Zakharchenko, was badly injured when her car exploded as she drove to work. That afternoon, a prominent DPR politician was shot and wounded on one of the main streets of the city. With evening came...

    Can Television be a Force for Good?
    Aug03

    Can Television be a Force for Good?

    BBC Media Action, established as a “Marshall Plan for the mind” after the fall of the Berlin Wall, has worked with Ukrainian producers, directors and actors to create a docu-drama called 5Baksiv.net (translated as ‘5 Bucks’). Two young men set up a business where they come into contact with a broad section of Ukrainian...

    Slovaks Say ‘Nie’ to Asylum Camp, Tatars Want Crimea Returned to Ukraine
    Aug03

    Slovaks Say ‘Nie’ to Asylum Camp, Tatars Want Crimea Returned to Ukraine

    Plus, commemorations held for Roma killed during the Holocaust, and summer holidays trump Macedonia’s reconciliation talks. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Once Again Moscow Tries to Intimidate Tokyo
    Aug01

    Once Again Moscow Tries to Intimidate Tokyo

    Despite the best efforts of both Moscow and Tokyo to sustain the momentum toward a full normalization of their relations and a genuine rapprochement (see EDM, February 24, 2014; June 10, 2014), once again Russia has tried to intimidate Japan. In June 2015, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu ordered a program of new military and civilian...

    Elections in Ukraine’s Secessionist Territory: A Topic of International Negotiation (Part Two)
    Aug01

    Elections in Ukraine’s Secessionist Territory: A Topic of International Negotiation (Part Two)

    To read Part One, please click here. At this point, Moscow seems content to watch Western diplomats urging Kyiv to legitimize the Donetsk-Luhansk authorities through local elections, and (as a consequence of this) enshrining an official status for that territory in Ukraine’s constitution (see EDM, July 20, 24). According to Kyiv officials,...

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