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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Hideez: Ukraine’s Pivoting Start-Up
    May25

    Hideez: Ukraine’s Pivoting Start-Up

    The Ukrainian tech startup Hideez Group is not entirely a newcomer in the market for cybersecurity and authentication devices and services. It was founded in Kyiv in August 2015 by Oleg Naumenko, Andriy Konkov and Denis Zaliznyak and received 325,000 US dollars in seed funding from angel investor Volodymyr Shchupak, business incubator UUI...

    Pressure builds on Russia under MH17 investigation
    May25

    Pressure builds on Russia under MH17 investigation

    Dutch prosecutors identified a Russian military unit on Thursday (24 May) as the source of the missile that shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014, killing all 298 people on board. …read more Source:...

    IKEA Opens New Polish Store, Announces Entry to Ukrainian Market
    May25

    IKEA Opens New Polish Store, Announces Entry to Ukrainian Market

    In recent years, Ikea has developed new strategies to increase sales and market share, opening collection points in city centres, building greener shops which do not sell large bulk furniture as well as opening a pop-up restaurant serving Scandinavian food in London. On top of that they have also opened a hotel in Sweden and plan on opening a...

    Official naming of Russian military source for the missile that downed MH17 brings justice at the Hague a step closer
    May25

    Official naming of Russian military source for the missile that downed MH17 brings justice at the Hague a step closer

    For the purposes of both one current case before the UN International Court of Justice and future cases at the International Criminal Court, the Joint Investigation Team’s conclusions could not have been of greater significance. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Belarus court passes 8-year sentence on Ukrainian journalist probing FSB abduction of teenage Ukrainian political prisoner
    May25

    Belarus court passes 8-year sentence on Ukrainian journalist probing FSB abduction of teenage Ukrainian political prisoner

    The Belarusian Supreme Court has found Pavlo Sharoiko guilty of ‘spying’ and sentenced him to eight years’ imprisonment. The level of secrecy about this case, and the fact that Sharoiko has only had a state-appointed lawyer make scepticism about his apparent confession to the charges seem warranted. …read more Source: Kharkiv...

    A Time to Remember: Some Memorial Weekend Reading
    May24

    A Time to Remember: Some Memorial Weekend Reading

    We’re headed into the Memorial Day weekend, and what better time to remember those stories that held your attention, briefly, weeks or even months and years ago ? Well, here’s some follow-up:Perfidious Albion, Revisited – Remember when Judge Andrew Napolitano, the Fox News commentator, was suspended from Fox because he highlighted the...

    Making Waves: China Pushes Ahead With Its Aircraft Carrier Program
    May24

    Making Waves: China Pushes Ahead With Its Aircraft Carrier Program

    Summary When China rolled out its first aircraft carrier six years ago, it was met mostly with shrugs, if not scorn. China had purchased the Soviet-era warship, dubbed the Liaoning, half-finished from Ukraine. It was immediately clear that the People’s Liberation Army Navy’s shiny new toy – a floating blunderbuss in appearance and...

    Ukraine’s Other War: The Battle Against Systemic Corruption
    May24

    Ukraine’s Other War: The Battle Against Systemic Corruption

    Thursday, May 24, 2018BY: VALBONA ZENELI Ukraine is fighting wars on two fronts. While facing Russian aggression on its soil and separatists in the East, it wrestles with systemic corruption that impedes serious reform. Both constitute threats to its sovereignty, prosperity and its Euro-Atlantic aspirations. …read more Source: EastWest...

    Latvian Banking: Recent Reforms, Sustainable Solutions
    May24

    Latvian Banking: Recent Reforms, Sustainable Solutions

    Photo Credit: Meunierd / Shutterstock Introduction Latvia’s non-resident banking sector, which caters to clients from Russia and other countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), has finally become politically untenable. After years of scandals and massive illicit flows through Latvia, the government has concluded that the...

    Russia Suspected in New Cyberattack on Ukraine
    May24

    Russia Suspected in New Cyberattack on Ukraine

    FBI says it hobbled the attack, but researchers warn it may not be over; Dutch police accuse Russia in MH17 shootdown. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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