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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Why we need an international freedom movement
    May11

    Why we need an international freedom movement

    France’s election of a centrist pro-Europe president has offered us all some respite, but, in many respects, the world still seems headed for dark times. There’s bloodshed in Syria with no end in sight, massacres in Yemen, South Sudan and Myanmar and a recent resumption of intense fighting in Ukraine. It also hints at a deeper...

    Eurovision shines spotlight on LGBT struggle in Ukraine
    May11

    Eurovision shines spotlight on LGBT struggle in Ukraine

    Ahead of the Eurovision Song Contest final in Kyiv, an extravaganza embraced by the LGBT community, Ukraine’s “Celebrate Diversity” motto sounds more like wishful thinking than a fact of life. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Security Service denies alleged link to killing of journalist Pavel Sheremet
    May11

    Ukraine’s Security Service denies alleged link to killing of journalist Pavel Sheremet

    An SBU spokesperson has dismissed one aspect of a journalist investigation into the killing in July 2016 of Kyiv-based Belarusian journalist Pavel Sheremet, while leaving the key questions raised by the disturbing investigation unanswered …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Speak out for those whom Russia stops from being at Eurovision
    May11

    Speak out for those whom Russia stops from being at Eurovision

    Spare a thought – and some time for the initiative #NoEurovisionFor for the 44 Ukrainian political prisoners who cannot be at the Eurovision competition currently underway in Kyiv, nor even see it from their prisons in Russia, or Russian-occupied Crimea …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Morning Forum Of Los Altos Presentation Spotlights Putin And Ukraine
    May10

    Morning Forum Of Los Altos Presentation Spotlights Putin And Ukraine

    Image credit: istockIn the Newsfeaturing Norman M. Naimarkvia Los Altos Town Crier (CA)Stanford University Professor Norman Naimark, Ph.D., shed light on Russian President Vladimir Putin and the historical and geopolitical forces that have made the Ukrainian crisis such an enduring problem in his Morning Forum of Los Altos presentation, “Putin...

    Orwell in America – President Trump’s Sudden Firing of FBI Director Comey
    May10

    Orwell in America – President Trump’s Sudden Firing of FBI Director Comey

    “It is essential that we find new leadership for the FBI that restores public trust and confidence in its vital law enforcement mission,” Mr. Trump wrote in a letter to Mr. Comey. “The FBI is unlikely to regain public and congressional trust until it has a director who understands the gravity of the mistakes and pledges never to repeat them,” he...

    Moldova’s Proposed Electoral Change Is a Blow to Democracy. The EU Must Oppose It.
    May10

    Moldova’s Proposed Electoral Change Is a Blow to Democracy. The EU Must Oppose It.

    10 May 2017A proposal to change to a mixed electoral system in Moldova would entrench corruption and harm the young democracy. EU and other Western governments should use their economic clout to stop it. Cristina Gherasimov Twitter Academy Robert Bosch Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme The Moldova parliament building in Chisinau. Photo: Getty...

    Moldova’s Proposed Electoral Change Is a Blow to Democracy. The EU Must Oppose It.
    May10

    Moldova’s Proposed Electoral Change Is a Blow to Democracy. The EU Must Oppose It.

    10 May 2017A proposal to change to a mixed electoral system in Moldova would entrench corruption and harm the young democracy. EU and other Western governments should use their economic clout to stop it. Cristina Gherasimov Twitter Academy Robert Bosch Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme The Moldova parliament building in Chisinau. Photo: Getty...

    Ukrainian Eurovision Kicks Off Amid Tensions With Russia
    May10

    Ukrainian Eurovision Kicks Off Amid Tensions With Russia

    The authorities banned several Russian journalists ahead of the campy song contest, which has become increasingly politicized in recent years. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    A Tale of Two Ukrainian Cities
    May10

    A Tale of Two Ukrainian Cities

    …read more Source: Hudson Institute

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