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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Trump’s New Strategy for Afghanistan Is Neither New, nor a Strategy, nor Trump’s
    Aug26

    Trump’s New Strategy for Afghanistan Is Neither New, nor a Strategy, nor Trump’s

    For some time it has been clear that the White House of President Donald Trump was convulsed with a struggle among various court factions vying for the Emperor’s ear. Crudely oversimplified, these are variously described as:1. The military “Junta” (Generals McMaster, National Security Council; Mattis, Pentagon; and Kelly, White...

    Kennan Cable No.25: A Wake-up Call for Ukraine’s Civil Society
    Aug26

    Kennan Cable No.25: A Wake-up Call for Ukraine’s Civil Society

    When U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson paid his first official visit to Ukraine on 9 July 2017, he met with a small group of Ukrainian civil society activists prior to his meeting with President Poroshenko. The sequence of Tillerson’s conversations in Kyiv was not coincidental. It sent a clear signal: the U.S. government values...

    Mattis Vows US Support for Ukraine Against ‘Russian Aggression’
    Aug26

    Mattis Vows US Support for Ukraine Against ‘Russian Aggression’

    CNN. …read more Source: World Affairs...

    Mattis Vows US Support for Ukraine Against ‘Russian Aggression’
    Aug26

    Mattis Vows US Support for Ukraine Against ‘Russian Aggression’

    CNN. …read more Source: World Affairs...

    Kleptocracy Daily: August 25, 2017
    Aug26

    Kleptocracy Daily: August 25, 2017

    “Universities selling their brand to China are much too willing to sell their principles as part of the package,” says Christopher Balding, as “children of Chinese senior party officials who, on paper, make less than $20,000 a year are attending elite U.S. universities and enjoying the benefits while their parents rail against the dangers.”...

    Two Injured in Explosion in Central Kiev
    Aug25

    Two Injured in Explosion in Central Kiev

    Reuters. …read more Source: World Affairs...

    Ukraine’s Independence Day in Russian-occupied Crimea: “You feel the difference between freedom and non-freedom”
    Aug25

    Ukraine’s Independence Day in Russian-occupied Crimea: “You feel the difference between freedom and non-freedom”

    ‘Only’ two Ukrainian activists were detained in Russian-occupied Crimea on Ukraine’s Independence Day. That, however, was probably because most Ukrainians celebrated the day with family and friends. As one Ukrainian put it, coming out to any kind of event could cost you your liberty. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights...

    Watch List: Aug. 24, 2017
    Aug25

    Watch List: Aug. 24, 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...

    Russian court rejects Siemens’ plea to seize its turbines in Crimea
    Aug21

    Russian court rejects Siemens’ plea to seize its turbines in Crimea

    A Moscow court has rejected a request by Siemens to seize its gas turbines, which have turned up in Crimea contrary to EU sanctions, and to ban their installation ahead of preliminary hearings next month, the court’s ruling showed on Sunday (20 August). …read more Source:...

    Russia deploys armed police to stop Crimean Tatar remembrance gathering
    Aug21

    Russia deploys armed police to stop Crimean Tatar remembrance gathering

    In typically heavy-handed measures on August 20, armed and often masked enforcement officers prevented an entirely peaceful gathering dedicated to the thirtieth anniversary of protests in Moscow that showed how well-organized and courageous Crimean Tatars could be in upholding their right to live in their homeland, and first truly alerted the...

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