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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Russians persecuted and jailed for fighting for Ukraine in Donbas
    Nov03

    Russians persecuted and jailed for fighting for Ukraine in Donbas

    One Russian has been jailed for over three years, and another, extradited from Tajikistan, is about to be put on trial in Russia for taking part in the fighting in Donbas on the side of Ukraine. The FSB and Russian courts treat anybody supporting Ukraine as a ‘mercenary’, while notorious mercenary Arseny Pavlov [‘Motorola’] and other...

    Hazing, Suicides and Unreported Deaths in the Russian Army
    Nov03

    Hazing, Suicides and Unreported Deaths in the Russian Army

    Security This October, Russia launched another round of military conscription. Despite upbeat official rhetoric, the news media have recently published a number of alarming stories about soldiers committing suicide. Although the situation has been gradually improving, this brings to light a problem that has afflicted Russia’s armed forces...

    Futile Effort, New Maidan, or Neither? October Protests in Kyiv
    Nov02

    Futile Effort, New Maidan, or Neither? October Protests in Kyiv

    A new political season has opened. This fact was made abundantly clear to Kyiv residents on October 18, as the police patrol had increased its presence downtown. The reason? Mass protests that started a day earlier near the Ukrainian parliament building. …read more Source: Woodrow Wilson International Center for...

    Ukraine’s Financial Future: Between Default and Prosperity
    Nov02

    Ukraine’s Financial Future: Between Default and Prosperity

    In the next five years, Ukraine’s aggregate payments for external liabilities will amount to more than $40 billion. However, the net reserves of the National Bank of Ukraine stand at $5 billion. On the basis of such a ratio, the risk of Ukraine defaulting on its debt is high. Can Ukraine overcome this risk? My response to the above question...

    Why Energy Reform in Ukraine Matters for European Regional Security
    Nov02

    Why Energy Reform in Ukraine Matters for European Regional Security

    Russia is developing new ways of delivering gas to EU. These new pipelines will decrease the importance of the Ukrainian route, resulting in a long list of losses for the country. Ukraine’s government wants to retain the country’s status as a gas transit country. However, Russia’s cooperation will be needed to continue to move...

    Ukrainian-Polish Relations in the Context of the Memory War: A Game of Lose-Lose
    Nov02

    Ukrainian-Polish Relations in the Context of the Memory War: A Game of Lose-Lose

    Relations between Ukraine and Poland today are cooling, disturbingly. The growing differences between the two neighbors do not add to the stability of the region. …read more Source: Woodrow Wilson International Center for...

    Moldova’s Political Challenges and What They Mean for the Eastern Partnership
    Nov02

    Moldova’s Political Challenges and What They Mean for the Eastern Partnership

    Invitation Only Research Event 13 Nov 2017 – 09:30 to 15:30Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo John Beyer, Academic Visitor, University of OxfordNatalia Gavrilita, Member of the National Permanent Bureau, Party for Action and SolidarityCristina Gherasimov, Academy Robert Bosch Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme, Chatham...

    October 26th, 2017
    Nov02

    October 26th, 2017

    CAMBODIA Cambodia’s King Sihamoni OKs Divisive Laws to Reallocate Opposition Parliamentary Seats RFA Cambodia’s King Norodom Sihamoni has approved a set of controversial amendments to the country’s electoral law, paving the way for the dissolution of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) and the reallocation of...

    October 24th, 2017
    Nov02

    October 24th, 2017

    BELARUS Human Rights Activist Searched, Questioned At Belarus Border Belsat.eu Anisiya Kazlyuk, a volunteer for the human rights center Viasna, was detained by Belarusian border guards on October 22 after participating in the human rights forum in Vilnius. She was kept at the border crossing for several hours. The guards carefully inspected...

    Sweden’s Foreign Policy: Nonaligned, But Not Entirely Neutral
    Nov02

    Sweden’s Foreign Policy: Nonaligned, But Not Entirely Neutral

    In late 2014, Swedish authorities spotted what many suspected was a Russian submarine lurking off Stockholm. The incident set off alarm bells among Swedes. It reminded them of a similar incident in 1981, when a nuclear-armed Soviet Whiskey-class submarine ran aground a few kilometers outside Sweden’s main naval base.[1] Following...

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