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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Skiing in Emerging Europe
    Dec07

    Skiing in Emerging Europe

    With the first snows of the winter having already fallen across Emerging Europe, many people’s thoughts would have already turned to winter holidays, and to skiing. While for many the countries of the region are not the first to spring to mind when planning a ski trip, there are in fact a number of very good ski resorts in this part of the...

    EBRD Transition Report Highlights Financial Sector Resilience
    Dec07

    EBRD Transition Report Highlights Financial Sector Resilience

    The EBRD’s latest Transition Report: Sustaining Growth, issued at the end of November, has highlighted a welcome upturn in the pace of reform in emerging economies where the bank invests, four years after reporting that reforms were stalling or even being thrown into reverse. The EBRD also unveiled a new set of investment criteria for its...

    New law proposing to give politicians control over anti-corruption agencies withdrawn after protest?
    Dec07

    New law proposing to give politicians control over anti-corruption agencies withdrawn after protest?

    A bill just tabled in Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada would allow parliament to dismiss the heads of independent anti-corruption agencies, whose scope includes investigating corruption by those same politicians. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Ukraine’s strange collaboration with Russia over deportations
    Dec06

    Ukraine’s strange collaboration with Russia over deportations

    Ukraine has been in a state of undeclared war with Russia since the latter’s invasion of Crimea in early 2014 and its aggression in eastern Ukraine. The Ukrainian Security Service [SBU] are not loath at times to make use of this, claiming a ‘Russian link’ where there is almost certainly none. More often, however, they demonstrate a...

    Watch List: Dec. 5, 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...

    A House Undivided
    Dec05

    A House Undivided

    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. A little more than a year ago, a limited circle of fans gathered in a small far-right bookstore located underground of one of the most prominent plazas in Budapest to...

    Russia set to begin its latest Crimean trial on ethnic and religious grounds
    Dec05

    Russia set to begin its latest Crimean trial on ethnic and religious grounds

    Safiye Kuku spent her 7th birthday outside a Crimean court on December 4 hoping in vain to see her father, human rights activist Emir-Usein Kuku. At this last detention hearing before Kuku and five other men are taken to Russia for ‘trial’, the men’s wives and mothers were allowed to be present, but not the children. …read more...

    Kremlin Untruths Boomerang
    Dec05

    Kremlin Untruths Boomerang

    The main sources of strain in Moscow’s ties with the West are actions, such as Russia’s aggression in Ukraine. But untruths add fuel to the fire and can provoke stronger Western reactions and impede the search for solutions. …read more Source:...

    FTAC: Political, Racial, Religious Singularity and Purity / Distribution x Equilibrium
    Dec05

    FTAC: Political, Racial, Religious Singularity and Purity / Distribution x Equilibrium

    Perhaps by way of the editor’s accidental tourism in poli-sci and poli-psy, BackChannels has from the start been about the distillation of basic concepts and values. That’s evident down the column of the left sidebar (which hasn’t been updated in some time): there are the universals — Compassion Empathy Justice Humility...

    High Time to End the War in Ukraine

    The political conditions for a resolution of the war in Donbas are deteriorating on all sides. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

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