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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Rights Court Condemns Russian Anti-Gay Law
    Jun20

    Rights Court Condemns Russian Anti-Gay Law

    Legislation discriminates against gays and turns a blind eye to homophobia, European Court of Human Rights rules. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    The Myth of Return. The Market of Symbolic Policies
    Jun20

    The Myth of Return. The Market of Symbolic Policies

    First it was Trump who promised to expel millions of undocumented migrants. Now the European Commissioner for Migration, Dimitris Avramopoulos, is urging member states to speed up deportations. Both give out the same message – a “firm hand” against those without papers. In the European context, two arguments are put forward: this policy allows...

    Consistently Inconsistent
    Jun20

    Consistently Inconsistent

    The Corvinus Society for Foreign Affairs and Culture (CS4FAC) had the opportunity to organize a semester-long training program for university students which ran parallel in all four of the Visegrad countries, namely in the cities of Prague, Brno, Bratislava, Banska Bystrica, Kraków and Warsaw. The project ended with a conference called...

    The 1917 Revolution Still Resonates in Modern Russia
    Jun20

    The 1917 Revolution Still Resonates in Modern Russia

    One hundred years after the Russian revolution, the Bolsheviks’ historical legacy remains highly politicised. Some backers of Putin argue that, without his guiding hand, Russia would again witness the chaos of 1917. The year 1917 was a momentous one in Russian history. It started with a democratic uprising that overthrew the absolutist...

    Crimean Jehovah’s Witnesses told to renounce their faith or serve in occupiers’ army
    Jun20

    Crimean Jehovah’s Witnesses told to renounce their faith or serve in occupiers’ army

    A Crimean Jehovah’s Witness has been ordered to provide ‘proof of change of faith’ in order to be eligible for alternative civilian service. Russia is already in grave breach of international humanitarian law by conscripting young men on illegally occupied Ukrainian territory, and is now adding open religious repression …read...

    What Will Ukraine’s Next Big Reform Be?
    Jun20

    What Will Ukraine’s Next Big Reform Be?

    Luckily, pension reform—unlike land and healthcare reform—has few vested stakes, and it has a good chance of passing …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Three Questions with Claudia Major
    Jun19

    Three Questions with Claudia Major

    Editor’s Note: The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) and The Foundation for Baltic and East European Studies hosted an event in Stockholm, Sweden May 16–17, 2017. This was the second edition of a long-term project that serves as a platform for high-level European and American security experts, strategic thinkers, senior...

    Kiev Reportedly Mulling New Plan for Donbass Reintegration
    Jun19

    Kiev Reportedly Mulling New Plan for Donbass Reintegration

    Sputnik. Russia. …read more Source: World Affairs...

    Kleptocracy Daily: June 19, 2017
    Jun19

    Kleptocracy Daily: June 19, 2017

    News U.S. lawmakers are launching a fresh effort to outlaw “shell companies” amid fears that Russia is exploiting such opaque corporate vehicles to spread its influence. The EU Foreign Ministers extend sanctions against Crimea. An investment group that U.S. authorities say is run by Russian mobsters and linked to the Russian government sent at...

    EU extends Crimea bans, same expected for broader Russia sanctions
    Jun19

    EU extends Crimea bans, same expected for broader Russia sanctions

    The European Union extended on Monday (19 June) for another year its trade sanctions on the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea, annexed by Russia from Ukraine in 2014, and diplomats said they expected the bloc to do the same for its sanctions on Moscow soon. …read more Source:...

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