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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Foreign Agents Registration Act Marked by History of Politicization, Selective Enforcement
    Nov11

    Foreign Agents Registration Act Marked by History of Politicization, Selective Enforcement

    Though it garnered renewed interest thanks to Robert Mueller’s investigation of the Trump administration and the rise of “Russiagate” hysteria, the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) of 1938 has been irregularly enforced over the course of its 79-year history. Despite nearly eight decades on the books, the law has resulted in only a...

    Watch List Findings: Nov. 11, 2017
    Nov11

    Watch List Findings: Nov. 11, 2017

    What follows are the preliminary findings for issues identified in the daily Watch Lists this week. We are only sending findings that we regard as significant or potentially significant to keep this list manageable. We have findings for all the Watch List items. Should you be interested in findings not listed here, please contact us and we will...

    Georgian, Russian Church Leaders Discuss Abkhaz Schism
    Nov10

    Georgian, Russian Church Leaders Discuss Abkhaz Schism

    Georgia and Russia have no diplomatic relations, but their Orthodox churches remain on friendly terms. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    NATO Set for Major Expansion

    Alliance tries to allay concerns of unpreparedness in the face of Russia’s aggressive European policy. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Kiev Arbitration Days-2017: Think big! (conference report)
    Nov10

    Kiev Arbitration Days-2017: Think big! (conference report)

    On 3 November 2017 the Ukrainian capital – Kiev – hosted the International Conference “KIEV ARBITRATION DAYS 2017: Think Big!”, organized by the Ukrainian Bar Association. The CIS Arbitration Forum was the information partner of the event. The Kiev Arbitration Days 2017 aimed to bring together outstanding dispute resolution practitioners and...

    Lviv Region in Double Logistics Boost
    Nov10

    Lviv Region in Double Logistics Boost

    A major new logistics center is to be built in the Lviv region of Ukraine close to the border with Poland, offering huge advantages for both countries. “Each participant has much to gain,” Roman Matys at the Lviv Regional State Administration tells Emerging Europe. “Cargo from the EU will be able to enter Ukraine without hindrance, without...

    Georgia is Returning to its Place at the European Table
    Nov10

    Georgia is Returning to its Place at the European Table

    When the Soviet Union dissolved on New Year’s Eve, 1991, it was replaced by 15 newly-independent countries with vastly different cultures and levels of development. One of those countries, Georgia, emerged with the determination to shed its Soviet baggage and return to Europe as a modern, functioning nation-state. For this country,...

    Donetsk man gets 10-year sentence for Twitter photos of Russian military equipment
    Nov10

    Donetsk man gets 10-year sentence for Twitter photos of Russian military equipment

    A ‘military tribunal’ in the self-proclaimed ‘Donetsk people’s republic’ [DPR] has passed a 10-year sentence on a 43-year-old Ukrainian for what it calls ‘spying’. Although few details are given, it seems possible that the person is Valery Nedosekin, a college director at the Donetsk Academy of Motor Transport. If so, then...

    Ukrainian-Jewish Cultural Encounters in the Early Soviet Union
    Nov09

    Ukrainian-Jewish Cultural Encounters in the Early Soviet Union

    In the history of Ukrainian-Jewish relations, it’s the dark moments that often dominate collective memory. Yet, throughout much of the late 19th and early 20th centuries in the Russian and Soviet empires, Ukrainians and Jews had much in common that brought them together. The panelists will discuss the richness, diversity, and sheer...

    Lithuania Proposes Huge Ukraine Recovery Package
    Nov09

    Lithuania Proposes Huge Ukraine Recovery Package

    EU officials could consider the initiative at Eastern Partnership summit. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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