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    Kleptocracy Daily: August 31, 2017
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    Kleptocracy Daily: August 31, 2017

    Much of Paul Manafort’s work for controversial overseas clients had a common theme: Oleg Deripaska’s backing. Despite the limelight, Manafort appears to still be putting together “major real estate deals with a motley crew from across the globe,” with the help of a talented fixer. (WSJ, Real Deal) Ukraine’s leadership is...

    India in Canada’s worldview
    Aug31

    India in Canada’s worldview

    As the Trudeau government completes two years in November 2017, uncertainty persists about the Canadian prime minister’s proposed visit to India. Canada and India are important to each other – Canada as a source of investment, technology and energy and as the home of 1.3 million Canadians of Indian origin, and India as an increasingly...

    August 29th, 2017
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    August 29th, 2017

    BELARUS Watchdog Condemns Belarus’s Persecution Of Independent Journalists RFE/RL The journalism watchdog group Reporters Without Borders on August 24 condemned the increasing persecution of independent journalists in Belarus, citing the ongoing trials of five journalists. The group said that correspondents for Belsat TV, a Belarusian...

    Beyond NATO: A New Security Architecture for Eastern Europe
    Aug31

    Beyond NATO: A New Security Architecture for Eastern Europe

    August 29, 2017 In this new Brookings Marshall Paper, Michael O’Hanlon argues that now is the time for Western nations to negotiate a new security architecture for neutral countries in eastern Europe to stabilize the region and reduce the risks of war with Russia. The core concept of this new security architecture would be one of permanent...

    Kleptocracy Daily: August 30, 2017
    Aug31

    Kleptocracy Daily: August 30, 2017

    Paul Manafort reportedly used prominent DC lobbyists to help polish the image of Viktor Yanukovych, the ousted Ukrainian president. (Daily Beast) Putin may have seen the Panama Papers as a personal attack and wanted revenge, according to two Russian authors. Alexey Navalny alleges that Putin owns a secret dacha island on the Finnish border. A...

    August 28th, 2017
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    August 28th, 2017

    CHINA As Economic Crises Loom, A New China Struggles To Be Born Roger Garside, Prospect I left China convinced that its problems are insoluble without political change, but knowing that today’s leadership is implacably opposed to that. Between the dynamism of the private sector and the growth of Christianity, on the one hand, and the...

    Watch List: Aug. 30, 2017
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    Watch List: Aug. 30, 2017

    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...

    Narrowing Perceptions Meet Sustained Disunity – Part 2
    Aug31

    Narrowing Perceptions Meet Sustained Disunity – Part 2

    This paper was written for the ‘V4 for Europe — Developing positive scenarios for Europe’s future’ workshop, organised by the Hungarian Europe Society in cooperation with the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung in Budapest on 16 May 2017. The Visegrad countries’ approach to the crisis led to the prioritization of matters of internal...

    Sentsov and Kolchenko vs. obliging perpetrators of Russia’s ideologically-motivated Terror
    Aug31

    Sentsov and Kolchenko vs. obliging perpetrators of Russia’s ideologically-motivated Terror

    Solidarity events marking the 2nd anniversary of the sentences passed on Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov and civic activist Oleksandr Kolchenko are important to ensure that the two political prisoners, are not forgotten, but also to ensure that the role played by the three judges in sentencing two innocent men to 20 and 10-year sentences is also...

    Memorial Recognizes Tatar Activist On Trial As Political Prisoner
    Aug31

    Memorial Recognizes Tatar Activist On Trial As Political Prisoner

    Danis Safargali has been called “a victim of a persecution campaign against opposition activists of the Tatar national movement…that has been launched since 2014.” …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

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