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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Russian-Hungarian déja-vu?
    Mar06

    Russian-Hungarian déja-vu?

    By Grigorij Mesežnikov. Photo: TAST/APRelations of Central European countries with other states are nowadays mainly determined by their belonging to the collective West. Central European countries’ membership in the EU and NATO which resulted from the complex social transformation and geopolitical turnover after the fall of the communist...

    Ukraine Takes Russia to UN Court Over Rebel Funding, Crimea
    Mar06

    Ukraine Takes Russia to UN Court Over Rebel Funding, Crimea

    March 6, 2017 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Fake news – a user’s guide
    Mar06

    Fake news – a user’s guide

    A protest against Donald Trump in Stockholm, Sweden. Reuters/TT News AgencyWith Zelig-like serendipity I was in Stockholm when #lastnightinsweden went viral. While echoing the melancholic majesty of a classic ABBA song title, the hashtag #lastnightinsweden actually referred to yet another Donald Trump dump of alleged “fake news” on an...

    Five Ways Human Rights Have Dwindled in Russian-Held Crimea
    Mar06

    Five Ways Human Rights Have Dwindled in Russian-Held Crimea

    Five Ways Human Rights Have Dwindled in Russian-Held CrimeaMarch 6, 2017Three years after Russian forces seized the Crimean Peninsula from Ukraine, political repression has affected residents’ lives in a variety of ways. …read more Source: Freedom...

    Decoding Flynn-gate: Russia, the Middle East,  and the US Elections
    Mar06

    Decoding Flynn-gate: Russia, the Middle East, and the US Elections

    US Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn testifies before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence in Washington D.C. on Feb. 4, 2014. (US Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan Lovelady, via US Department of Defense)BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 418, March 6, 2017 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The FBI has concluded that ousted National Security...

    Mystery Surrounds Blockade Forcing Kyiv’s Hand
    Mar06

    Mystery Surrounds Blockade Forcing Kyiv’s Hand

    With only “a little more than 100 men” among the blockaders, according to Semen Semenchenko, a lawmaker and former volunteer-battalion commander who supports the blockade and is the voice behind the livestreamed video, many have questioned the initiative’s grassroots narrative. In particular, they question how it has managed to...

    Blogger fined for saying the USSR invaded Poland in 1939 takes Russia to Court in Strasbourg
    Mar06

    Blogger fined for saying the USSR invaded Poland in 1939 takes Russia to Court in Strasbourg

    Russian blogger Vladimir Luzgin has asked the Court in Strasbourg to defend his right to state quite correctly that both Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union invaded Poland in 1939. He was left no alternative after Russia’s Supreme Court agreed that this unpalatable truth constituted ‘rehabilitation of Nazism’. …read more Source:...

    The Voice of European Business Must Be Heard Loud and Clear by Brexit Negotiators
    Mar05

    The Voice of European Business Must Be Heard Loud and Clear by Brexit Negotiators

    We are now potentially only weeks away from the triggering of Article 50. This all-important section of the Lisbon Treaty sets out the process by which a member country can leave the EU. No country has ever left the EU before and some experts are predicting a ten-year timeframe to negotiate a new trade deal: In this case, the UK Government has...

    Turnbull rounds on Pauline Hanson
    Mar05

    Turnbull rounds on Pauline Hanson

    Malcolm Turnbull has slammed Pauline Hanson’s views on vaccination after the One Nation leader accused the government of “blackmailing” parents with its no-jab-no-pay policy. He also rejected Hanson’s admiration for Russian President Vladimir Putin, which came with her questioning Putin’s culpability over the downing of Flight...

    How Likely Is an Irrational US Presidential Order to Use Nuclear Weapons?
    Mar05

    How Likely Is an Irrational US Presidential Order to Use Nuclear Weapons?

    Nagasaki bomb, via WikipediaBESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 417, March 5, 2017 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: There is no scientifically valid way to predict US presidential irrationality. Nor is there any analytically acceptable way for an American president to foretell the nuclear outcomes of any considered policy decision. There is another, less...

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