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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Ukraine: ICRC president alarmed at deteriorating conditions for civilians on the front line
    Mar10

    Ukraine: ICRC president alarmed at deteriorating conditions for civilians on the front line

    News release | The president of the ICRC, Peter Maurer, has concluded a five-day visit to Ukraine. …read more Source: International Committee of the Red...

    Germany’s Gabriel, in Moscow, warns of risk of new arms race
    Mar10

    Germany’s Gabriel, in Moscow, warns of risk of new arms race

    German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel yesterday (9 March) warned about the danger of a new arms race spiral with Russia and called on all sides to work to end the violence in eastern Ukraine as a first step towards broader disarmament efforts. …read more Source:...

    US suspicion of Russia: Witch hunt or legitimate distrust?
    Mar10

    US suspicion of Russia: Witch hunt or legitimate distrust?

    US suspicion of Russia: Witch hunt or legitimate distrust?Debates: Russia Direct interviewed a number of experts to find out to what extent the suspicion surrounding U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak is legitimate and justifiedDebates: Russia Direct interviewed a number of experts to find out to what extent...

    Courthouse Drama: Jailing Of Ukraine Tax Chief Could Signal Watershed In Fight Against ’Corrupt Untouchables’
    Mar10

    Courthouse Drama: Jailing Of Ukraine Tax Chief Could Signal Watershed In Fight Against ’Corrupt Untouchables’

    A ruling by a Kyiv district court to place Ukraine’s top tax official under arrest pending trial on embezzlement charges is being heralded as a landmark win for the country’s independent anticorruption agency and civil society as a whole in its uphill battle against entrenched graft. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights...

    Russia’s lawyer doesn’t deny Russian missile downed MH17, only that it’s terrorism
    Mar10

    Russia’s lawyer doesn’t deny Russian missile downed MH17, only that it’s terrorism

    If, as Russia claims, it is fully implementing its obligations under two international agreements – not financing terrorism and not discriminating against Crimean Tatars and ethnic Ukrainians in occupied Crimea, is it fighting Ukraine’s attempt to secure provisional measures which demand only such implementation? …read more Source:...

    New Report on Armenia and Influence Buying Rocks Council of Europe
    Mar09

    New Report on Armenia and Influence Buying Rocks Council of Europe

    “For several years, a network of non-governmental organizations and its connections within the Council of Europe has led a merciless propaganda campaign against Azerbaijan to benefit Armenia.” This is the opening to an explosive report on Armenia, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), Azerbaijan, and the occupied territory...

    What Russia Really Wants (And Got) From Trump
    Mar09

    What Russia Really Wants (And Got) From Trump

    (Photo: Mike Maguire / Flickr) It has all the hallmarks of a compelling thriller. A U.S. president willing to put his reputation on the line in the interests of peace and prosperity prepares to reach out to Russia. The Kremlin shows some cautious interest. But before the president can propose anything substantial, his opponents do everything...

    Russia’s 2018 Presidential Election
    Mar09

    Russia’s 2018 Presidential Election

    Summary At this time next year, Russia will hold its presidential election. In the lead-up to these elections, the Russian economy will continue on its current negative trajectory. At the same time, President Vladimir Putin, who is not as strong as he outwardly appears, will pursue more security and institutional measures to consolidate his...

    The Stalled Conflict in Ukraine Will be Formalised
    Mar09

    The Stalled Conflict in Ukraine Will be Formalised

    Geopolitical Futures (GPF) forecasts that the frozen conflict in Ukraine will be formalised in some way in 2017. The increased fighting in Ukraine, since 29 January, poses a potential challenge to this forecast and therefore warrants a closer look. At the end of January 2017, Ukrainian president, Petro Poroshenko, cut short his visit to Germany...

    Reframing Revolutions: Russia’s Centenary of 1917
    Mar09

    Reframing Revolutions: Russia’s Centenary of 1917

    Politics A leading Bolshevik historian once described history as “politics projected into the past.” Russian officials today seem to do their utmost to give these words of Mikhail Pokrovsky a ring of truth. When it comes to the Revolutions of 1917, however, projecting an historical interpretation that enforces the legitimacy of Vladimir...

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