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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Russian Church, Crime Fighters Reopen Probes of Nicholas II’s Death
    Dec02

    Russian Church, Crime Fighters Reopen Probes of Nicholas II’s Death

    Orthodox bishop denies anti-Semitic overtones in remarks about ‘ritual murder’ of last czar and his family. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Chinese manoeuvres further confounding Middle East
    Dec01

    Chinese manoeuvres further confounding Middle East

    I was in Doha, Qatar, for a conference on 13-14 November 2017, which was being held against the backdrop of the continued Saudi Arabia-led blockade of Qatar since June 2017 and the occurrence coincidentally of three other sensational, Saudi-related events on November 4. The first and most astonishing of the three events was the arrest and...

    Don’t Merchandise Doubt
    Dec01

    Don’t Merchandise Doubt

    This article comes from The Buzz Around the Ballot edition of Visegrad Insight 2/2017 devoted do media landscapes and disinformation in Central Europe. Read full contents page here. One afternoon this past summer, Visegrad Insight spoke with HE Rastislav Káčer, Ambassador of Slovakia to Hungary and the Honorary Chairman of the Board for Globsec....

    Arms control, security cooperation, and U.S.-Russian relations
    Dec01

    Arms control, security cooperation, and U.S.-Russian relations

    By Steven PiferFor nearly 50 years, arms control agreements have contributed to more stable and predictable relations between Washington and Moscow. Beginning in the late 1980s, agreements such as the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty followed by the first Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START I) went beyond mere limitations to...

    Arms control, security cooperation, and U.S.-Russian relations
    Dec01

    Arms control, security cooperation, and U.S.-Russian relations

    By Steven PiferFor nearly 50 years, arms control agreements have contributed to more stable and predictable relations between Washington and Moscow. Beginning in the late 1980s, agreements such as the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty followed by the first Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START I) went beyond mere limitations to...

    Lack of jobs, money for rent, add to woes in conflict-affected eastern Ukraine, says UN agency
    Dec01

    Lack of jobs, money for rent, add to woes in conflict-affected eastern Ukraine, says UN agency

    According to a survey conducted by the UN International Organization for Migration (IOM), about 70 per cent of the returnees said that they were going back to their homes because they do not have to pay rent there as have to elsewhere …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Council of Europe will betray its human rights mandate by giving in to Russia, Mr Jagland
    Dec01

    Council of Europe will betray its human rights mandate by giving in to Russia, Mr Jagland

    The Council of Europe is considering reinstating Russia’s voting rights which were withdrawn after Russia’s invasion and annexation of Crimea in 2014. Crimea remains under occupation with ever-mounting human rights abuse, making the reference given to the Council of Europe’s ‘human rights mandate’ as excuse for removing...

    Unexpected Freedom for two Crimean Tatar Dissidents
    Dec01

    Unexpected Freedom for two Crimean Tatar Dissidents

    Russia / Europe In late October, President Vladimir Putin pardoned and released Ilmi Umerov and Akhtem Chiygoz, two Crimean Tatar dissidents. Both were members of the Mejlis, a legislative body for the Crimean Tatar people that has been dissolved since Russia’s capture of Crimea. Both were persecuted for their views: They openly stated that...

    Mixed Results for Emerging Europe in Legatum Prosperity Index
    Dec01

    Mixed Results for Emerging Europe in Legatum Prosperity Index

    World prosperity increased in 2017 and now sits at its highest level in the last decade, being 2.6 per cent higher than in 2007, according to the 11th edition of the Legatum Prosperity Index. However, the gap between the highest and lowest scores has increased and the spread between nations is growing. Each country has been measured on nine...

    Крымские заложники Кремля
    Dec01

    Крымские заложники Кремля

    Russia / Europe В конце октября Владимир Путин помиловал и освободил Ильми Умерова и Ахтема Чийгоза – двух крымскотатарских диссидентов и членов Меджлиса крымскотатарского народа. Оба преследовались за свою позицию: они открыто заявляли, что произошел акт агрессии и аннексии Крыма Российской Федерацией и призывали к возвращению украинского...

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