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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    The Russian public’s ignorance allows Putin’s policies to flourish
    Sep02

    The Russian public’s ignorance allows Putin’s policies to flourish

    Russia’s direct involvement in prosecuting its war against Ukraine is proven, as far as most in the West are concerned. But the Russian public is still oblivious to what’s going on, accepting official denials, more than a year after the fighting began, the Kyiv Post reports. Director of Military programmes at the Razumkov Centre...

    Muzhenko lost the moral right to talk about military situation in Donbas
    Sep02

    Muzhenko lost the moral right to talk about military situation in Donbas

    The chief of Ukraine’s Army General Staff has left many baffled after declaring that the destroyed village of Shyrokyne “has no military value” – after soldiers held positions there for months that they said were key to defending the strategic city of Mariupol, the Kyiv Post writes. Co-director of Foreign Affairs and International Security...

    Ukraine Must Privatize Failing State-Owned Enterprises Quickly
    Sep02

    Ukraine Must Privatize Failing State-Owned Enterprises Quickly

    Privatization has generated controversy in every post-communist country. Ministers of privatization are usually accused of heinous crimes, regardless of how impeccably they have performed their jobs. Yet privatization is vital for all such nations, not least for Ukraine. The goal must be to limit state-owned enterprises so that the private sector...

    Russian Narrative of Ukraine Conflict Fails to Sway Opinions in Odesa
    Sep02

    Russian Narrative of Ukraine Conflict Fails to Sway Opinions in Odesa

    Eastern Ukraine’s Donbas region is strewn with remnants of Russian-made cartridges from AK-74U rifles, littered with the splintered, hollowed-out ruins of Russian-made BTR-80 armored personnel carriers, and scarred with the skeletons of Russian T-74B battle tanks. Yet the Kremlin’s incursion into Ukrainian territory is not isolated to...

    Frozen Conflict in Moldova’s Transnistria: A Fitting Analogy to Ukraine’s Hybrid War?
    Sep02

    Frozen Conflict in Moldova’s Transnistria: A Fitting Analogy to Ukraine’s Hybrid War?

    History is a great teacher, so it’s no surprise that Russian President Vladimir Putin’s 2014 annexation of Crimea and his subsequent Kremlin speech justifying it brought back memories of the Nazi annexation of Czechoslovakia’s Sudetenland in 1938. Parallels between Hitler and Putin abound, as do their motivations and the...

    Russia Hosts CSTO Exercises in Western Military District
    Sep02

    Russia Hosts CSTO Exercises in Western Military District

    In late August, Russia hosted military exercises for elite forces assigned to the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO). Vzaimodeystviye (Collaboration) 2015 was staged near Pskov, in the Western Military District (MD), testing CSTO rapid reaction capabilities and unit interoperability. The scenario concentrated upon a crisis in a...

    Fleeting Raptor
    Sep01

    Fleeting Raptor

    For the last several weeks, Air Force Secretary Deborah James has been touting the deployment of F-22 Raptor fighters – the best plane America owns – to Germany as “the strong side of the coin” in an effort to reassure Eastern Europeans who have seen their air space increasingly violated by Russian jets. “Russia’s military activity in the...

    Ukraine Investigates Health Care Abuses as Torture
    Sep01

    Ukraine Investigates Health Care Abuses as Torture

    Since deciding the Convention against Torture applies to health facilities, Ukraine has helped patients get the palliative care they need. …read more Source: Open Society...

    Kyiv Ex-Security Chief Held Over 2014 Maidan Killings
    Sep01

    Kyiv Ex-Security Chief Held Over 2014 Maidan Killings

    As Ukraine comes to terms with yesterday’s deadly clash in Kyiv, prosecutors are slowly closing in on the officials behind the savage repressions in 2014. From the Kharkhiv Human Rights Protection Group. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Ukraine Report: A Look Inside East And West
    Sep01

    Ukraine Report: A Look Inside East And West

    September 1, 2015 │Journalist Igor Rotar traversed the country during a 3-month trip. Read the first installment of his four-part series, from the conflict zone of eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Center on Global...

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