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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Russian Propaganda: Ways and Means
    Nov03

    Russian Propaganda: Ways and Means

    Thank you Mr. Chairman.First, a disclaimer: the testimony I am about to give will be given in my capacity as a private expert and not as a Governor of the Broadcasting Board of Governors.Mr. Chairman, the Ranking Member, Members of the Committee:The aggressive, often sophisticated and Internet-savvy propaganda campaign, underwritten by the...

    Ukraine After Local Elections: Putting Out Fires
    Nov03

    Ukraine After Local Elections: Putting Out Fires

    While local elections proceeded peacefully, the fires are still burning around Kyiv. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

    The Motivations Behind Poroshenko’s New Anticorruption Drive
    Nov03

    The Motivations Behind Poroshenko’s New Anticorruption Drive

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s government appears to have launched a new anticorruption drive with the October 31 detention of Gennadiy Korban, a close associate of oligarch Ihor Kolomoisky and the leader of Ukrop, a political party funded by Kolomoisky. The authorities arrested Korban following an investigation that began last year...

    Ukraine Probes Attack On Chief Prosecutor Amid Calls He Resign
    Nov03

    Ukraine Probes Attack On Chief Prosecutor Amid Calls He Resign

    November 3, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    The Kremlin’s Tragic Miscalculation
    Nov03

    The Kremlin’s Tragic Miscalculation

    Russia’s aggression against Ukraine is one of the great tragedies of our time, not only because of the tremendous human cost, but also because it is utterly pointless. Indeed, Russia’s leaders fundamentally misjudged the West’s intentions and created an unnecessary confrontation that undermines both sides’ interests....

    Russian Metrojet Crash Preceded by Odd Sounds, Heat Flash
    Nov03

    Russian Metrojet Crash Preceded by Odd Sounds, Heat Flash

    U.S. intelligence source says the Sinai air disaster did not result from missile strike. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    The Sine Qua Non Safeguards For Donetsk-Luhansk Elections
    Nov02

    The Sine Qua Non Safeguards For Donetsk-Luhansk Elections

    On October 27 in the Minsk Contact Group, the Ukrainian delegation presented a concept document to serve as a basis for the “law on local elections in the temporarily occupied areas” of Ukraine’s Donetsk and Luhansk provinces (see accompanying article). President Petro Poroshenko has personally authorized this concept and mandated...

    Minsk Process Refloats Donetsk-Luhansk Election Plans
    Nov02

    Minsk Process Refloats Donetsk-Luhansk Election Plans

    Recasting Russia’s armed proxies as democratic mandate-holders—and tutoring them to look like that on an election’s schedule—is an innovation of the Minsk armistice and ensuing negotiations on the status of the occupied territories in Ukraine’s east. Russia had never seriously attempted to sell this approach to Western powers in...

    Turning the Page: De-Sovietization and Cultural Reforms in Ukraine
    Nov02

    Turning the Page: De-Sovietization and Cultural Reforms in Ukraine

    In the aftermath of the Euromaidan, Ukrainian leaders have addressed the remnants of the country’s totalitarian past by pursuing de-sovietization and cultural diplomacy projects. The speakers will address the effectiveness of these cultural reforms and the extent to which they align with the country’s political and economic goals....

    Ukraine Must Not Pay Russia
    Nov02

    Ukraine Must Not Pay Russia

    On December 20, Ukraine is supposed to pay Russia $3 billion in return for a Eurobond that Russian President Vladimir Putin issued in December 2013. Ukraine has no reason to pay.In February 2014, the Kremlin launched military aggression against Ukraine, first annexing Crimea and later pursuing military subversion in southern and eastern Ukraine....

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