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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Sakharov Prize for Courage Awarded to Jailed Russian Writer of banned “Crimea is Ukraine” text
    Nov06

    Sakharov Prize for Courage Awarded to Jailed Russian Writer of banned “Crimea is Ukraine” text

    Boris Stomakhin, a Russian writer serving a six-year prison sentence in Russia for supposed ‘extremism’ has been honoured ‘For Courage’ by the Andrei Sakharov Committee on Journalism as an Act of Courage. The Committee, posted Stomakhin’s 2014 article ‘Crimea is Ukraine’ in full. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human...

    Eyewitnesses Ponder Real Reasons Behind Raid On Kyiv Nightclub, Question Excessive Force
    Nov06

    Eyewitnesses Ponder Real Reasons Behind Raid On Kyiv Nightclub, Question Excessive Force

    Eyewitnesses and human rights advocates say Ukrainian authorities used excessive force when they arrested 17 young clubgoers for drug possession and detained 32 others they described as draft dodgers in an early morning raid on a popular Kyiv nightclub. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    The Puzzle of the North Korean ICBM
    Nov05

    The Puzzle of the North Korean ICBM

    Kim Jong-un with alleged miniaturized thermonuclear device, screen capture from YouTube video by Right WingBESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 634, November 5, 2017 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Uncertainty remains about North Korea’s technological maturity and ability to launch nuclear warheads that could hit the US homeland, even after its recent...

    Facebook Farce Shows Lawmaker Deviousness, Demagoguery
    Nov04

    Facebook Farce Shows Lawmaker Deviousness, Demagoguery

    The 2016 election was the first time in history that goofy advertisements were considered an act of war. The frenzy on Capitol Hill over a smattering of Russian advertisements would be comical except that most of the American media has jumped on the hysteria bandwagon. The latest clamor is a stark warning to anyone who presumes that politicians...

    ‘Traditional Values’: A Potent Weapon Against LGBT Rights
    Nov04

    ‘Traditional Values’: A Potent Weapon Against LGBT Rights

    In April, news broke of a widespread anti-gay purge in Chechnya; in September, gay men and transgender women were rounded up in Azerbaijan; and in October reports emerged that a registry of gay men and lesbians was being compiled by the authorities in Tajikistan. How might we understand these disparate events as part of a trend in these three...

    The United States of Anonymity
    Nov04

    The United States of Anonymity

    By Casey Michel Download the full report here For years, Viktor Bout, known as the “Merchant of Death,” was considered the world’s premier arms dealer, with clients ranging from those in Muammar Qaddafi’s Libya to those in Mobutu Sese Seko’s Democratic Republic of the Congo. Former Ukrainian Prime Minister Pavlo Lazarenko,...

    Central Asia and the Bolshevik Revolution Centennial
    Nov03

    Central Asia and the Bolshevik Revolution Centennial

    Although it happened thousands of miles away, and did not reflect any of the local political currents at work in 1917, the October Revolution had a profound impact on Central Asia. From EurasiaNet.org. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Moldovans Don’t Speak Romanian, Angry Dodon Declares
    Nov03

    Moldovans Don’t Speak Romanian, Angry Dodon Declares

    The outside world sees little difference between the main languages spoken in the neighbor countries, but many Moldovans beg to differ. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Scientists Probe Baikal Seal Deaths
    Nov03

    Scientists Probe Baikal Seal Deaths

    The die-off of the unique animals is bringing overfishing, pollution and other pressing environmental issues into focus. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    How Obama and Hillary Clinton Weaponized the ‘Dossier’
    Nov03

    How Obama and Hillary Clinton Weaponized the ‘Dossier’

    The Trump-Russia collusion story was a joint invention of the Obama administration and the Clinton campaign. It enabled the Obama administration to make use of the nation’s security and intelligence services to spy on Trump and his associates and to use whatever information they thereby gleaned to try to get Hillary into the White House....

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