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    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...

    Crimean Tatar jailed for Facebook reposts critical of Russian occupation of Crimea
    Jul20

    Crimean Tatar jailed for Facebook reposts critical of Russian occupation of Crimea

    A court in Russian-occupied Crimea has sentenced Emil Minasov to one year and three months’ imprisonment for supposed ‘incitement to enmity’ on Facebook. This appears to be how the FSB – and judge Anna Klimova – chose to view posts or reposts critical of Russia’s annexation of Crimea. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human...

    Two Ukrainians get 5-year prison sentences for ‘Russian world’ anti-Ukraine social network groups
    Jul20

    Two Ukrainians get 5-year prison sentences for ‘Russian world’ anti-Ukraine social network groups

    The Donetsk Regional Court of Appeal has upheld five-year sentences passed on two young men for creating several social network groups with a pronounced anti-Ukrainian, pro-militant position. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Journalists & rights activists warn against continuing “real tradition of impunity” a year after Pavel Sheremet’s murder
    Jul20

    Journalists & rights activists warn against continuing “real tradition of impunity” a year after Pavel Sheremet’s murder

    It is exactly one year since Pavel Sheremet, the renowned Belarusian journalist and former prisoner of conscience was killed by a car bomb in Kyiv. Friends and fellow journalists are holding a gathering to mark a Year without Pavel at the time he was killed a year ago, after which they will march to the President’s Administration, the SBU...

    Is Transatlantic Governance Ready to Face European Citizens?
    Jul20

    Is Transatlantic Governance Ready to Face European Citizens?

    Recent elections in the Netherlands and France spread a sigh of relief across the continent, but the structural reasons for discontent among many European citizens should not be overlooked. A growing number of studies and opinion polls are coming to this same conclusion: disaffection with the EU, the establishment, and governing elites is here to...

    Moscow Rejects Ukrainian Rebel Proposal for Independent State
    Jul19

    Moscow Rejects Ukrainian Rebel Proposal for Independent State

    TASS. Russia. …read more Source: World Affairs...

    US, Ukrainian Forces Conduct Amphibious Assault Drill from Black Sea
    Jul19

    US, Ukrainian Forces Conduct Amphibious Assault Drill from Black Sea

    Sputnik. Russia. …read more Source: World Affairs...

    Merkel’s proposal to transfer weapons as aid needs to be approached with caution
    Jul19

    Merkel’s proposal to transfer weapons as aid needs to be approached with caution

    There are 100 million uncontrolled small arms and light weapons in African crisis zones. Reuters/Goran TomasevicGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel recently commented that large industrialised countries should be more open to transferring weapons as part of their development aid so that African countries can battle militant groups. This followed...

    Watch List: July 19, 2017
    Jul19

    Watch List: July 19, 2017

    The items listed below represent potential emerging issues that our analysts are tracking. These can be long term or short term, but will be updated daily. If an item on our Watch List becomes critical, we will email you a full analysis explaining its significance. Each Saturday, we will follow up our daily Watch List for each week with our...

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