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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    A New Look for Ukraine’s Hated Traffic Police
    May08

    A New Look for Ukraine’s Hated Traffic Police

    One of the least-trusted institutions in the country goes under the knife. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Small and Mid-size Business in Moldova: analysis and road map
    May08

    Small and Mid-size Business in Moldova: analysis and road map

    Language English CASE launched a second study within the project ‘Transfer of Know-How for Small and Mid-size Businesses in Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine’, which aims to assist SMEs in those countries by providing support to stakeholders in their efforts to develop analytical and policy advocacy capabilities, as well as by opening new...

    Poroshenko’s business has been complicated by his official status
    May08

    Poroshenko’s business has been complicated by his official status

    At the November 2013 World Economic Forum, billionaire Petro Poroshenko predicted a European Union trade pact would kick-start Ukraine’s economy and enrich his Roshen Confectionery Corp. by dramatically increasing EU-bound chocolate exports. Eighteen months later, Poroshenko – now Ukraine’s president – has seen his wealth head in the...

    Russia’s Thorn in Europe’s Side: Kaliningrad, NATO, and the EU
    May07

    Russia’s Thorn in Europe’s Side: Kaliningrad, NATO, and the EU

    After Russia’s annexation of Crimea, and the West’s introduction of economic sanctions, the Kaliningrad region has become a source of tension between Russia, NATO, and the EU. The region has staged tit-for-tat military displays by both Russia and neighboring EU and NATO members Poland and Lithuania. But while Russia is eager to...

    St. George’s Ribbons and Their Dubious Symbolism in Post-Soviet Central Asia
    May07

    St. George’s Ribbons and Their Dubious Symbolism in Post-Soviet Central Asia

    The Embassy of the Russian Federation in Uzbekistan has announced that between April 27 and May 8, to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Soviet Union’s victory over Nazi Germany in the Great Patriotic War of 1941–1945, embassy staff would distribute free “ribbons of St. George” to the local population (Russia.uz, April 15). The Russian...

    Victory Day Frenzy Peaks in Moscow
    May07

    Victory Day Frenzy Peaks in Moscow

    Preparations for the May 9 Victory Day ceremonies and military parade in Moscow have the city on edge. Repeated real-time rehearsals have been blocking traffic as armor and troop formations march time and again through downtown streets to Red Square and back again. The first workweek of May is shortened in Russia, with May 1 and May 9 being...

    ‘Russian Propaganda is Really Working,’ Warns Crimean Activist
    May07

    ‘Russian Propaganda is Really Working,’ Warns Crimean Activist

    Activist Urges US Government to Step Up Efforts in Crimea Russia has banned Taras Berezovets from visiting his family in Crimea. His crime: launching Free Crimea, a nongovernmental organization focused on disseminating impartial information about Crimea, in December 2014. Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) considers it an extremist...

    What’s next in eastern Ukraine? More of the same.
    May07

    What’s next in eastern Ukraine? More of the same.

    Concern is rising over the situation in eastern Ukraine, with reports of increased shelling across the line of contact and rising casualties, as well as of Russia arming and organizing separatist forces while assembling regular army units along the Ukraine-Russia border. Tension is up, but the most likely prospect is continuation of a no war/no...

    What next in eastern Ukraine? More of the same.
    May07

    What next in eastern Ukraine? More of the same.

    Concern is rising over the situation in eastern Ukraine, with reports of increased shelling across the line of contact and rising casualties, as well as of Russia arming and organizing separatist forces while assembling regular army units along the Ukraine-Russia border. Tension is up, but the most likely prospect is continuation of a no war/no...

    Macedonia’s Political Crisis Turns Violent, Lithuania Runs Military Drills Around LNG Terminal
    May07

    Macedonia’s Political Crisis Turns Violent, Lithuania Runs Military Drills Around LNG Terminal

    Plus, another opposition leader is sentenced in Azerbaijan and Hungarian xenophobia is highest in more than a decade. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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