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    Ringside With Saakashvili’s Traveling Political Circus
    Sep23

    Ringside With Saakashvili’s Traveling Political Circus

    Against all odds, Mikheil Saakashvili returned to Ukraine just two months after being stripped of his citizenship and banned. Now he is embarking on a wild national tour in an attempt to show he is back on the political map. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Modest restart to Ukrainian privatization
    Sep23

    Modest restart to Ukrainian privatization

    After a break prompted by war and economic collapse in 2014-2015, Ukraine restarted its privatization campaign in August 2017. The local privatization body, the State Property Fund (SPF), sold only five out of the state’s eight 25-percent stakes in the regional power-supply and generation companies that were put up for auction (Spfu.gov.ua,...

    Crises and deaths of citizens as politicians get rich on South Sudan natural resources
    Sep23

    Crises and deaths of citizens as politicians get rich on South Sudan natural resources

    Tweet BY: Daniel Juol Nhomngek (Lawyer), Kampala, Uganda, SEPT/22/2017, SSN; Since the vote for independence and ultimate secession from Sudan in July 2011, the Republic of South Sudan, a nation graciously gifted with an abundance of natural resources, like oil, water, gold…etc, has witnessed plenty of huge sufferings caused by the war. The war...

    Ringside With Saakashvili’s Traveling Political Circus
    Sep23

    Ringside With Saakashvili’s Traveling Political Circus

    Against all odds, Mikheil Saakashvili returned to Ukraine just two months after being stripped of his citizenship and banned. Now he is embarking on a wild national tour in an attempt to show he is back on the political map. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Lawyer For Journalist Semena Vows To Appeal To European High Court
    Sep23

    Lawyer For Journalist Semena Vows To Appeal To European High Court

    A court in Russia-occupied Crimea gave RFE/RL contributor Mykola Semena a 2 1/2 year suspended sentence on a charge of separatism for allegedly calling for the violation of Russia’s territory integrity in one of his articles. Following the verdict in Simferopol on September 22, Semena’s lawyer, Emil Kurbedinov, promised to appeal to...

    In Pictures: Ultra-Orthodox flock to celebrate Rosh Hashanah in Ukraine
    Sep23

    In Pictures: Ultra-Orthodox flock to celebrate Rosh Hashanah in Ukraine

    30,000 ultra-Orthodox Jews are estimated to have traveled to the Ukrainian town of Uman for Rosh Hashanah. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Five Priorities for Europe’s Transatlantic Strategy
    Sep23

    Five Priorities for Europe’s Transatlantic Strategy

    Amidst periodic calls from the policy community (including some by me on these pages) for the United States to develop a new grand strategy for Europe, there is also a growing realization in key European capitals that the Transatlantic relationship requires more from Europe than the usual tactical “muddling through.” Security optics in Europe...

    President Trump mentions Ukraine in address to U.N. General Assembly
    Sep23

    President Trump mentions Ukraine in address to U.N. General Assembly

    Following is an excerpt from President Donald Trump’s address to the United Nations General Assembly on September 19. The text of his address was released by the White House, Office of the Press Secretary. …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    UNSC greenlights peacekeeping reform
    Sep21

    UNSC greenlights peacekeeping reform

    REUTERSThe UN Security Council backed reforms Wednesday to reduce inefficiencies, corruption and abuse in the UN’s far-flung peacekeeping operations, The New York Times reports. There are currently 16 UN peacekeeping operations under way, with more than 100,000 personnel, at an annual cost of nearly $8 billion. The UN has said that,...

    Naftogaz resignations spark concern over Ukraine reforms
    Sep21

    Naftogaz resignations spark concern over Ukraine reforms

    Pressure from western backers to adhere to structural changes stipulated by IMF …read more Source: Financial...