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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Memo to Washington: Overzealous Support for European Energy Independence May Tank the Transatlantic Relationship
    Jul27

    Memo to Washington: Overzealous Support for European Energy Independence May Tank the Transatlantic Relationship

    Transatlantic TakeBrussels — The U.S. House of Representatives voted this week to pass a new bill on sanctions against Russia that should have left Europeans cheering. But rather than celebrate Congress’s new bill, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is discussing possible retaliation and lamenting that “America first cannot...

    The Atlantic Council: Experts on the Front Line of Disinformation
    Jul27

    The Atlantic Council: Experts on the Front Line of Disinformation

    NATO’s academic wing has been warning about disinformation for years. And it’s no wonder when its staff and contributors are so well-versed in the practice themselves.The Atlantic Council is an organization dedicated to discussion between people who hate Russia and folk who really, really hate Russia. Thus, amid the current hysteria,...

    Are Russia and Ukraine the Worst Countries for HIV Positives?
    Jul27

    Are Russia and Ukraine the Worst Countries for HIV Positives?

    UN report finds worrying trend in Eastern Europe, Central Asia, countering global decreases in new cases. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Belarusian-Ukrainian co-operation with Russia in the background
    Jul27

    Belarusian-Ukrainian co-operation with Russia in the background

    On 20–21 July, the Belarusian president, Alyaksandr Lukashenka, made an official visit to Kyiv where he met with the Ukrainian president, Petro Poroshenko. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

    Of chiefs and men
    Jul27

    Of chiefs and men

    Society A recent Levada Centre poll about the most outstanding people of all time stood out mostly because the top position was taken by Joseph Stalin (38%). This finding attracted the attention of many Russian media outlets. Many headlines went with an angle of ‘Stalin outperforming Putin in the ranking of outstanding people’. The problem...

    ICC ruling on South Africa and al-Bashir: pragmatism wins the day
    Jul27

    ICC ruling on South Africa and al-Bashir: pragmatism wins the day

    Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir returned to Khartoum, after evading possible arrest in South Africa in 2015. EPA/Marwan AliThe International Criminal Court (ICC) has finally handed down it’s highly anticipated judgment on South Africa’s failure to arrest Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir. In a somewhat surprising decision, the...

    Russian Terrorism Suspects Allege Torture At &#146Secret&#146 FSB Site
    Jul27

    Russian Terrorism Suspects Allege Torture At &#146Secret&#146 FSB Site

    Lawyers for two Kyrgyz-born brothers charged in a deadly bombing on a St. Petersburg subway train in April have asked Russian authorities to investigate their clients’ claims that they were tortured at a “secret jail” outside Moscow. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Poroshenko strips political opponent Mikheil Saakashvili of his Ukrainian citizenship
    Jul27

    Poroshenko strips political opponent Mikheil Saakashvili of his Ukrainian citizenship

    The official reason why Mikheil Saakashvili has been stripped of the Ukrainian citizenship he was ceremoniously granted in May 2015 is that he concealed criminal proceedings against him in his native Georgia …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Watch List: July 26, 2017
    Jul26

    Watch List: July 26, 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...

    Ukraine-Russia: small steps to break the impasse?
    Jul26

    Ukraine-Russia: small steps to break the impasse?

    Russia / Europe Relations between Ukraine and Russia have reached a strategic impasse. The main issues – the conflict in the Donbas and the status of Crimea – have become unsolvable for the foreseeable future; the degree of mutual dependence has decreased, and distrust has grown dramatically. Under these circumstances, it is difficult to see...

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