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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Russian Officials Deny Burning ‘Undesirable’ Books
    Jan18

    Russian Officials Deny Burning ‘Undesirable’ Books

    Mining college says it removed Soros Foundation books from its library but none were burned. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    ISDS Arbitration Upholds Australia’s Plain Packaging Laws
    Jan18

    ISDS Arbitration Upholds Australia’s Plain Packaging Laws

    Tobacco giant Philip Morris has lost a major international legal battle to reverse Australia’s plain packaging laws by using the Australia–Hong Kong Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (IPPA) of 1993. On 17 December 2015, a three-member arbitral tribunal at the Permanent Court of Arbitration ruled that Philip Morris had no...

    INTERESTING TIMES – Lecture by General Sir Nicholas Houghton, Chief of the Defence Staff.
    Jan16

    INTERESTING TIMES – Lecture by General Sir Nicholas Houghton, Chief of the Defence Staff.

    Annual Chief of the Defence Staff Lecture 2015 16 December 2015 RUSI Whitehall …We must better recognise the power of a potent narrative. In the information age almost all acts of physical violence come with an on-line component, exploiting social networks to manipulate opinion and perception. The tactics employed by Russia in Ukraine, Estonia...

    Strategic, Humanitarian & Propaganda Dimensions of the Conflict in East Ukraine, February 1, 5-6:30pm
    Jan15

    Strategic, Humanitarian & Propaganda Dimensions of the Conflict in East Ukraine, February 1, 5-6:30pm

    This event is organized in partnership with the Russian and Eurasian Security Research Group, Department of War Studies, King’s College, London TIME: February, 1, 17:00-18:30 VENUE: War Studies Meeting Room (K6.07) Speakers: Anna Matveeva, Visiting Senior Research Fellow, King’s College, London Aleksei Bobrovnikov, journalist, 1+1,...

    Poroshenko Pledges to Regain Lost Territory
    Jan15

    Poroshenko Pledges to Regain Lost Territory

    Peace process foresees return of rebel territory to Kyiv’s control, but Russia is not likely to give up Crimea. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Moldovan President Tries Again to Name a Premier
    Jan15

    Moldovan President Tries Again to Name a Premier

    One candidate for prime minister rejected by parliament, another by the president in last month. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Growing Threat of Russian Influence in Georgian Army
    Jan15

    Growing Threat of Russian Influence in Georgian Army

    Since the Bucharest summit of April 2008, when the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) pledged that Georgia (and Ukraine) “will become members of NATO” (Summitbucharest.ro, April 3, 2008), the South Caucasus country has achieved a number of important milestones on its path to closer integration with the Alliance. Among the most recent have...

    Putin Calls on Germany to Mend Fences by Recognizing Russian ‘National’ Interests
    Jan15

    Putin Calls on Germany to Mend Fences by Recognizing Russian ‘National’ Interests

    It has become a cliché to write off President Vladimir Putin’s anti-Western pitches as only intended for internal consumption—uttered to rally the population around the Kremlin and dampen possible social discontent in times of economic and financial strain. However, in a recent interview for the German weekly Bild, clearly aimed at a...

    Israeli Gas: Too Soon to Declare Victory
    Jan14

    Israeli Gas: Too Soon to Declare Victory

    Israeli gas might not be developed for years to come without at least partial resolution of a number of challenges, including uncertainty about export markets and high risks for potential buyers. To facilitate the development of Israeli gas, the government should promote an honest and open national public conversation about gas and should replace...

    How Ukraine Weaned Itself Off Russian Gas
    Jan14

    How Ukraine Weaned Itself Off Russian Gas

    Not so long ago, Russia could bend Ukraine to its will by threatening to cut off natural gas supplies. Now, Russia is offering discounts, but Ukraine is not interested because it’s getting plenty of gas in Europe. This change reflects developments in the European gas market that don’t augur well for one of Russia’s biggest […]...

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