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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Moscow School Pulls Album to Remove Down Syndrome Girl
    Oct22

    Moscow School Pulls Album to Remove Down Syndrome Girl

    Parents’ objections to photo of a mentally handicapped first-grader allegedly results in photo album recall. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Germany: Saving Refugees Comes with a Huge Political Price Tag
    Oct22

    Germany: Saving Refugees Comes with a Huge Political Price Tag

    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...

    US Slams Assad’s Moscow Visit
    Oct22

    US Slams Assad’s Moscow Visit

    On first foreign trip since 2011, Syrian President thanks Russia for fighting ‘terrorism.’ …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Military Conscription in Europe: New Relevance
    Oct22

    Military Conscription in Europe: New Relevance

    This paper discusses the relevance of military conscription in Europe today. More specifically, it examines 1) the trend of abolishing conscription in Western countries over the last 20 years; 2) the approaches to conscription used by the countries that chose to maintain the practice; 3) why increased threat perceptions following Russia’s...

    Russian Nuclear Campaigner Requests French Asylum
    Oct22

    Russian Nuclear Campaigner Requests French Asylum

    Case highlights restrictions imposed on residents in Russia’s closed cities. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Russia’s intervention in Syria: Protracting an already endless conflict
    Oct22

    Russia’s intervention in Syria: Protracting an already endless conflict

    Russia’s intervention in Syria has introduced a dangerous new dynamic into an already volatile and complex conflict. Rather than advancing its self-proclaimed objective of fighting terrorism, many more Russian strikes have targeted moderate rebels — “vetted” and supported by the United States — as well as other...

    The EU needs a message people can get behind
    Oct22

    The EU needs a message people can get behind

    A new political message is urgently needed for the EU, and it must be more political and less technocratic than before. Fiscal compacts and banking unions are much needed, but are insufficient to explain the EU’s raison d’etre to the general public. New opportunities such as the Internet of Things could affect the economies of member...

    Propaganda and Paranoia in the Internet Age
    Oct22

    Propaganda and Paranoia in the Internet Age

    Is the internet a tool for setting people free by destroying censorship—or enslaving them through more insidious forms of propaganda? Has it given birth to a new pluralism or a new age of conspiracy thinking? This two-part conversation will explore these theories using examples from Ukraine, ISIS, Iran and beyond. Session 1: How the...

    The Razumkov Centre Newsletter №24
    Oct22

    The Razumkov Centre Newsletter №24

    This issue contains articles and interviews of the Razumkov Centre’s experts, dealing with most topical issues in Ukraine’s current affairs. In particular – domestic politics, security sector, the situation in the Ukrainian economy and energy sector. Read the Razumkov Centre Newsletter №24 …read more Source: Razumkov...

    AIIA National Conference: Contributing to Global Issues
    Oct22

    AIIA National Conference: Contributing to Global Issues

    Professor Brian Schmidt AC, Nobel Prize in Physics and incoming Vice-Chancellor of the ANU: “Australia’s future prosperity will be tied to the science we engage with.” With his opening comment, Professor Schmidt postulated that science was an international pursuit, with knowledge and science a shared, almost entirely open, global asset. He...

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