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    Poland’s right-wing government poised to seize more control of the judiciary than Yanukovych achieved in Ukraine
    Nov30

    Poland’s right-wing government poised to seize more control of the judiciary than Yanukovych achieved in Ukraine

    Poland’s ruling party Prawo i Sprawiedliwość [PiS] is set to gain effective control over the National Council of the Judiciary and influence over all judicial appointments in the country. Many of their moves seem ominously reminiscent of the methods used to gain control – and he hoped, to maintain it, by Ukraine’s ex-President...

    Ukraine’s Challenges Are Very Real, but Now Is Not the Time for the West to Let Up
    Nov30

    Ukraine’s Challenges Are Very Real, but Now Is Not the Time for the West to Let Up

    ​​​​​​​Four years since its Euromaidan revolution, Ukraine is fighting for its survival as an independent and viable state. The country is struggling to hold together and resist Russia’s interference and pressure—in the military, diplomatic, economic, and media spheres. But simultaneously, an internal contest is occurring that will...

    ‘Waiting in vain’ Flash-mobs for Russia’s Ukrainian political prisoners as number rises well above 60
    Nov30

    ‘Waiting in vain’ Flash-mobs for Russia’s Ukrainian political prisoners as number rises well above 60

    The Kremlin’s Ukrainian political prisoners were waited for in vain at countless airports throughout the world on November 26. There are now well over 60 known prisoners, held on spurious charges, and the number has risen alarmingly over recent months. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Poroshenko accused of following in Yanukovych’s tracks over retrograde law
    Nov30

    Poroshenko accused of following in Yanukovych’s tracks over retrograde law

    A law recently passed and signed by the President in blitzkrieg fashion strips the heads and deputy heads of local state administrations of their civil servant status, with this removing any requirements for their appointment on a competitive basis, and restrictions on political party affiliation. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights...

    Kleptocracy Daily | November 29, 2017
    Nov30

    Kleptocracy Daily | November 29, 2017

    ​ Tomorrow: Senator Sheldon Whitehouse will speak at the launch of KI’s report on beneficial ownership, United States of Anonymity by Casey Michel. Read the report and join us at the Dirksen Senate Office Building from 9:30 a.m. The Russian billionaire next door: Putin ally Oleg Deripaska used a Delaware shell company to purchase a mansion...

    Kleptocracy Daily | November 29, 2017
    Nov30

    Kleptocracy Daily | November 29, 2017

    ​ Tomorrow: Senator Sheldon Whitehouse will speak at the launch of KI’s report on beneficial ownership, United States of Anonymity by Casey Michel. Read the report and join us at the Dirksen Senate Office Building from 9:30 a.m. The Russian billionaire next door: Putin ally Oleg Deripaska used a Delaware shell company to purchase a mansion...

    Germany: Keeping an Eye on the Balkans
    Nov30

    Germany: Keeping an Eye on the Balkans

    By Antonia Colibasanu Germany’s foreign intelligence agency is increasingly turning its attention to the Balkans, according to a report by German newspaper Berliner Zeitung. The agency, the BND, has not confirmed the story, but the media rarely report on the BND’s work. That they did in this case could indicate that the agency wants...

    CERN quantum computing experiments and Ukrainian scientific co-authoring project to boost R&D effectiveness
    Nov30

    CERN quantum computing experiments and Ukrainian scientific co-authoring project to boost R&D effectiveness

    Last week a delegation of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) visited Kyiv. The former CERN Director Rolf-Dieter Heuer, the one who announced the winning discovery of the Higgs boson (the authors received a Nobel prize later), opened the CERN in Images exhibition in Ukraine. UkraineIS has obtained the high-resolution copies of...

    CERN quantum computing experiments and Ukrainian scientific co-authoring project to boost R&D effectiveness
    Nov30

    CERN quantum computing experiments and Ukrainian scientific co-authoring project to boost R&D effectiveness

    Last week a delegation of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) visited Kyiv. The former CERN Director Rolf-Dieter Heuer, the one who announced the winning discovery of the Higgs boson (the authors received a Nobel prize later), opened the CERN in Images exhibition in Ukraine. UkraineIS has obtained the high-resolution copies of...

    The British and Pakistani Armies: Sharing Both a Personal and Institutional Future
    Nov30

    The British and Pakistani Armies: Sharing Both a Personal and Institutional Future

    The long relationship between the British and Pakistani armies is transforming, from one based mostly on pomp, ceremony and personal friendships, to one based on shared strategic interests.Download the article (PDF)The Pakistan Army can sometimes be more British than the British Army, at least when it comes to pomp and ceremony. Its cavalry...

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