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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Congress Should ‘Phone a Friend’ When Sanctioning Russia
    May24

    Congress Should ‘Phone a Friend’ When Sanctioning Russia

    Discussion of additional U.S. sanctions on Russia for its interference in the 2016 presidential election and general bad behavior is heating up in Congress, but lawmakers should coordinate with our allies before acting. The Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs held hearings in March and April to assess options for further...

    Slovakia: NATO Exit Idea Gains Momentum
    May24

    Slovakia: NATO Exit Idea Gains Momentum

    Montenegro is to be officially admitted into the North Atlantic Treaty Organization on June 5. The Montenegrin parliament has approved becoming NATO 29th member country amid a certain degree of popular rejection shared by most of the political opposition, who demanded a public referendum in order to ratify its membership of the military...

    Dozens Detained in Raids on Ukrainian Tax Offices
    May24

    Dozens Detained in Raids on Ukrainian Tax Offices

    Corruption crackdowns have tended to fizzle out in Ukraine. Will this one be any different? …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Prominent Russian Director Questioned in Fraud Case
    May24

    Prominent Russian Director Questioned in Fraud Case

    Cultural luminaries rise in defense of Kirill Serebrennikov following searches of his home and Moscow’s Gogol Center theater. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    The CSTO in 2017 and how Russia exploits its allies
    May24

    The CSTO in 2017 and how Russia exploits its allies

    Security A high profile appointment in April this year passed by largely unnoticed: the Collective Security Treaty Organization — the CSTO — appointed a new Secretary General. Now heading up the organization is a former Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Armenia, Colonel-General Yuri Khachaturov. The Secretary-General’s...

    What did the guests of Eurovision 2017 see in Ukraine? Opinion poll results
    May24

    What did the guests of Eurovision 2017 see in Ukraine? Opinion poll results

    The survey was commissioned by the IWP and conducted by GfK Ukraine among the foreign visitors of Eurovision Song Contest 2017. …read more Source: Institute of World...

    Ukraine crisis: Too many families still searching for missing loved ones
    May24

    Ukraine crisis: Too many families still searching for missing loved ones

    News release | Kiev (ICRC) – Three years after the start of the conflict in eastern Ukraine, several thousand people are still missing, although the exact number is not known. …read more Source: International Committee of the Red...

    Defence reinforcements: how much is enough to defend Lithuania?
    May24

    Defence reinforcements: how much is enough to defend Lithuania?

    Due to their vulnerable geographic position and complicated history, the Lithuanian people have seldom felt secure. The exception is the period from 2004, when Lithuania became a member of the European Union and NATO, to 2014, when Russia invaded Ukraine and occupied and annexed Crimea. A 2012 survey suggested that more than 60% of Lithuanians...

    Politicians jeopardize role of main human rights body in Ukraine
    May24

    Politicians jeopardize role of main human rights body in Ukraine

    Three of Ukraine’s main parties have put forward ‘their own’ candidates for the now vacant post of Ukrainian Human Rights Ombudsperson, and human rights groups are up in arms. There can be no political quotas or wheeling-dealing about a person appointed to protect all citizens’ rights in the country, they insist …read more...

    One Year of Not Knowing: Where is abducted Crimean Tatar Activist Ervin Ibragimov?
    May24

    One Year of Not Knowing: Where is abducted Crimean Tatar Activist Ervin Ibragimov?

    On May 24 exactly one year will have passed since Crimean Tatar activist Ervin Ibragimov was abducted close to his home in Bakhchysarai. Despite video footage of the abduction and international demands, the de facto authorities under Russian occupation have done nothing to find the young man or those who seized him. …read more Source:...

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