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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Kleptocracy Weekly: July 17-21
    Jul21

    Kleptocracy Weekly: July 17-21

    Must watch: Yesterday’s discussion at the U.S. Helsinki Commission, “Kleptocrats of the Kremlin: Ties Between Business and Power in Russia”. Link to watch the event can be found here. Missed the KI event this week? Check out the video recording here, Kleptocracy and Money Laundering: A Conversation with Kendall Day. U.S. U.S. prosecutors...

    Kleptocracy Daily: July 21, 2017
    Jul21

    Kleptocracy Daily: July 21, 2017

    Must watch: Yesterday’s discussion at the U.S. Helsinki Commission, “Kleptocrats of the Kremlin: Ties Between Business and Power in Russia”. Link to watch the event can be found here. News ExxonMobil has been handed a fine of $2 million for breaching anti-Russia sanctions; the oil giant conducted business with Igor Sechin, the head of the...

    Russian-Israeli Blogger Sentenced to Three Years in Azerbaijan
    Jul21

    Russian-Israeli Blogger Sentenced to Three Years in Azerbaijan

    Alexander Lapshin admits only to ‘moral guilt’ for ignoring ban on Karabakh entry and criticizing the Azerbaijani leader. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Why Congress Should Pass the Russia Sanctions Bill
    Jul21

    Why Congress Should Pass the Russia Sanctions Bill

    New sanctions legislation with teeth is direly needed—not least because of the dozens of Ukrainian political prisoners who continue to languish in Russian prisons. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Vote fiddled in Ukraine’s parliament to ensure a political Human Rights Ombudsman
    Jul21

    Vote fiddled in Ukraine’s parliament to ensure a political Human Rights Ombudsman

    Human rights activists are asking President Petro Poroshenko to veto a law passed with conscious fiddling and aimed at ensuring that the next Human Rights Ombudsman will be chosen according to political quotas …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    NATO at a crossroads: Next steps for the trans-Atlantic alliance
    Jul20

    NATO at a crossroads: Next steps for the trans-Atlantic alliance

    Russia’s conflict with Ukraine stems in part from the Kremlin’s concern that Kyiv is drawing too close to institutions such as the European Union and NATO. Throughout his campaign, President Donald Trump called into question the usefulness of today’s NATO and spoke of building a better relationship with Moscow. Advocating...

    Crowdfunded Russian Satellite Could Outshine the Stars
    Jul20

    Crowdfunded Russian Satellite Could Outshine the Stars

    Mayak’s main purpose is to inspire new generations of space explorers. Some astronomers aren’t amused. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Kleptocracy Daily: July 20, 2017
    Jul20

    Kleptocracy Daily: July 20, 2017

    News Eighth person in Trump team meeting linked to money laundering investigation–he was named in 2000 by the NYT for using 2,000 shell companies in the U.S. tolaunder $1.4 billion from Russia and eastern Europe into accounts at Citibank and the Commercial Bank of San Francisco. Financial records filed last year in the secretive tax haven of...

    Birth of ‘Little Russia’ Puzzles Kremlin, Ukrainian Separatists
    Jul20

    Birth of ‘Little Russia’ Puzzles Kremlin, Ukrainian Separatists

    Luhansk rebel leader says he isn’t part of his colleague’s plan for a new state on territory of ‘former Ukraine.’ …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Ukrainian authorities must publish anti-corruption case proceedings and stop harassing civil society
    Jul20

    Ukrainian authorities must publish anti-corruption case proceedings and stop harassing civil society

    Transparency International, the anti-corruption movement, is calling on the Ukrainian parliament to push for the publication of the court process that led to the confiscation of US$1.5 billion in stolen assets in order to ensure it cannot be challenged and the ruling over-turned. At the same time, Transparency International is concerned that its...

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