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    Poroshenko Vows Push To Create Anticorruption Court By Year’s End
    Oct21

    Poroshenko Vows Push To Create Anticorruption Court By Year’s End

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko vowed to push for legislation creating an anticorruption court by the end of the year, in an apparent response to demands from Western allies as well as protesters camped outside parliament in Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Solar energy development in Ukraine: a matter of state security
    Oct20

    Solar energy development in Ukraine: a matter of state security

    Foreign investments in renewable energy projects benefit Ukraine in the shift to clean energy, but they also have wider geo-economic and national security importance for this struggling European democracy. Ukraine is currently pursuing a number of renewable energy ventures funded by foreign investments. The latest is a 10 million euro ($12...

    With the assistance of Beeline Armenia launched the "Hackathon"  Innovation Contest in the "Tumo" Creative Technologies Center
    Oct20

    With the assistance of Beeline Armenia launched the "Hackathon"  Innovation Contest in the "Tumo" Creative Technologies Center

    ArmInfo.Microsoft Innovation Center with the assistance of Beeline in Armenia launched the contest of innovative ideas and programming “Hackathon” in the Center for Creative Technologies “Tumo”. As the press service of Beeline told ArmInfo, the purpose of this competition is to stimulate the interest of creative youth in...

    Podcast: Ukraine’s Third Revolution
    Oct20

    Podcast: Ukraine’s Third Revolution

    Can Ukraine move from oligarchic pluralism to real pluralism? Listen to this week’s Power Vertical Podcast. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Report: NATO Insufficiently Ready In Case Of Russian Attack
    Oct20

    Report: NATO Insufficiently Ready In Case Of Russian Attack

    NATO would not be able to rebuff a potential Russian attack on its eastern flank, according to an internal report cited on October 20 by German weekly Der Spiegel. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Museum and Library of Stamford marks 80th anniversary
    Oct20

    Ukrainian Museum and Library of Stamford marks 80th anniversary

    STAMFORD – More than 100 people from the tri-state area and beyond celebrated the 80th anniversary of the Ukrainian Museum and Library of Stamford, (Conn.), the oldest cultural institution of its kind in the United States. At a cocktail hour and festive banquet at the Stamford Sheraton Hotel on October 7, members, friends and donors […]...

    Protesters in Kyiv see a victory in bill on ending lawmakers’ immunity
    Oct20

    Protesters in Kyiv see a victory in bill on ending lawmakers’ immunity

    KYIV – Protesters calling for Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to enact anti-corruption reforms or step down notched a small victory on October 19 as the Verkhovna Rada sent a bill on lifting lawmakers’ immunity from prosecution to the Constitutional Court for review. Hundreds of demonstrators aligned with opposition parties cheered the...

    INTERVIEW: Prof. Alexandr Motyl on Ukraine’s struggle with survival
    Oct20

    INTERVIEW: Prof. Alexandr Motyl on Ukraine’s struggle with survival

    KYIV – Rutgers University-Newark political science professor Alexander Motyl is known for swimming against the tide when it comes to speaking about post-Maidan Ukraine. All is not lost and not everything is “doom and gloom,” his writings and observations often say. Unlike many of his Ukrainian and Western contemporaries, Prof. Motyl insists that...

    Russia raising taxes to fund projects in Crimea, Kaliningrad and Far East
    Oct20

    Russia raising taxes to fund projects in Crimea, Kaliningrad and Far East

    The Russian government recently announced a hike in excise duties on gasoline. The overall retail price will increase by more than a ruble per liter (6.5 cents per gallon), or by around 2.5 percent of its current market price, by the end of the next year (Ekho Moskvy, September 18). Legally speaking, the current Tax […] …read more Source:...

    Society and Rulers
    Oct20

    Society and Rulers

    The prospect of a relatively stable outcome to Putin’s anticipated next term depends on the way that Russia’s central authorities manage their relationship with the country’s wider society over the course of 2018-2024. The Putin regime has made enforcing domestic discipline its main priority and thereby limited its options. The...