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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    British-Ukrainian Law Association re-launched during Magna Carta celebrations in London
    Feb25

    British-Ukrainian Law Association re-launched during Magna Carta celebrations in London

    The British-Ukrainian Law Association (BULA), a bilateral legal organisation, held a re-launch reception in London during the Global Law Summit on February 25, 2015, marking 800 years since the sealing of Magna Carta. BULA, originally founded in 1993, has over the past two decades focussed on British-Ukrainian bilateral legal relations. Its...

    The Revolution of Dignity Art Exhibit: Images from Ukraine’s Maidan, 2013-2014
    Feb25

    The Revolution of Dignity Art Exhibit: Images from Ukraine’s Maidan, 2013-2014

    The Revolution of Dignity Art Exhibit: Images from Ukraine’s Maidan, 2013-2014 presents to the Washington, D.C. public 17 Ukrainian artists: Julia Beliaeva, Glib Vysheslavsky, Anton Hauk, Olena Golub, Maryana Honcharenko, Andriy Yermolenko, Nick Zavilinskyi, Marian Luniv, Olexa Mann, Roman Mykhailiuk, Anastasiya Nekypela, Mariya Pavlenko,...

    Corruption Probe Hits Top Ukrainian Official, Kazakhstani Dissident in Suspected Prison Suicide
    Feb25

    Corruption Probe Hits Top Ukrainian Official, Kazakhstani Dissident in Suspected Prison Suicide

    Plus, Lithuania weighs reviving military draft, and Czech scientists claim a breakthrough find about human emotional response. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Peacekeepers may contribute to political resolution of the conflict in Donbas
    Feb25

    Peacekeepers may contribute to political resolution of the conflict in Donbas

    Co-director of Foreign Relations and International Security Programmes of the Razumkov Centre Oleksiy Melnyk has a mixed opinion on the prospects of the deployment of peacekeepers in Donbas, reports the news agency Radio Liberty. “The only advantage I see is that this initiative enables Ukraine to once again demonstrate its intentions to resolve...

    Angela Merkel’s Moment of Truth
    Feb25

    Angela Merkel’s Moment of Truth

    In the last two weeks, Germany and its chancellor, Angela Merkel, were at the heart of efforts to achieve a diplomatic resolution to the two crises confronting Europe – in Ukraine and Greece. This is a new role for Germany, and the country is not yet accustomed to it. …read more Source: Project...

    Ukrainian defence industry mostly consists of remnants of the Soviet Union
    Feb25

    Ukrainian defence industry mostly consists of remnants of the Soviet Union

    While efforts are under way to reorganise Ukraine’s defence industry sector and increase the production of new weapons, the state-owned defence conglomerate has already declared its readiness to start making more tanks and armoured vehicles, the Southeast European Times writes. Co-director of foreign relations and international security...

    5 questions every presidential candidate should answer: Israel Edition
    Feb25

    5 questions every presidential candidate should answer: Israel Edition

    The once rock-solid relationship between the United States and Israel is in disarray. Not since the Eisenhower era has there been such tension if not open hostility in the White House toward Israel. Former Obama campaign aide Dennis Ross’ comments that Barack Obama had “a commitment of the head and heart” toward Israel seem naïve if not...

    If hryvnia devaluation persists, the government will have to raise energy tariffs again
    Feb25

    If hryvnia devaluation persists, the government will have to raise energy tariffs again

    The latest hryvnia level is nearly 30 percent weaker than the 21.7 rate foreseen in Ukraine’ 2015 budget. If the weakness persists, it will upset the government’s strict austerity plans, the Reuters reports. ‘They plan to raise (energy) tariffs. But if hryvnia devaluation continues, they will have to increase tariffs again in...

    The Ukrainian School of War
    Feb25

    The Ukrainian School of War

    The ongoing turmoil in Ukraine has frequently been compared to the Yugoslav crisis of the early 1990s – and, indeed, there are many similarities. But, when it comes to understanding why, after a year of increasingly brutal fighting, a resolution seems so remote, the differences are far more important. …read more Source: Project...

    The Flawed Minsk Peace Accord—And How to Use It
    Feb25

    The Flawed Minsk Peace Accord—And How to Use It

    Truce Buys Ukraine Time to Get a Little Real Help From Its Friends Ukraine and its allies hope this month’s cease-fire deal agreed with Russia and Russian-backed rebels brings relative calm to southeastern Ukraine. But the Minsk agreement is deeply flawed, and there is every chance it may yet unravel, even if it holds for the short term....

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