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21 Jun 2018
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On the National Security Law of Ukraine: A small leap forward; a few steps back

This summary of comments on the new national security law is written for lawmakers with the intention of stimulating more active discussion. I completely understand that much of this law is shaped by history and concerns organisations, practices and processes unique to Ukraine. I also understand that as an outsider some Ukrainian complexities will remain a mystery to me.  However...
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13 Jun 2018
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National Security Expert Glen Grant joined the Ukrainian Institute for the Future

Glen Grant, the national security and defense expert, became a member of the team of the think tank Ukrainian Institute for the Future (UIF). This was announced by the Executive Director of the Ukrainian Institute for the Future Viktor Andrusiv. "I am very glad to announce this news. Glen Grant has an immense experience and understanding of the modern...
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14 Mar 2018
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Draft bill "On forgiveness" for de-occupied Donbas and Crimea was presented at the Ukrainian Institute for the Future

The Chairman of the All-Ukrainian Public Movement Andriy Senchenko together with his colleagues, Anatoliy Poliakh and Iryna Veryhina, presented the draft Law of Ukraine "On forgiveness", which will contribute to the process of de-occupation of Donbas and the Crimea. The presentation took place on March 14 at the Ukrainian Institute for the Future (UIF) with the participation of...
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13 Nov 2017
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The Ukrainian Institute for the Future has opened a vacancy of an Expert in National Security and Defense

Think tank The Ukrainian Institute for the Future opened a vacancy of an Expert in National Security and Defense. "I'm waiting for the impossible from an expert. He/she must be on the edge of insights and forecasts, see the threat where it is not obvious to the majority, see opportunities where they have not been identified yet, and, what is...
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04 Oct 2017
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Experts of UIF commented on the new law on Donbas

The adoption of this bill, I wrote about it earlier, is the main and very important step for a successful discussion of all future scenarios. For the Minsk format (together with possible peacekeepers), the Law fixes the priority of security points, without their numbers, what is logical, since part of the important steps for Ukraine (the same border) in the...
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28 Sep 2017
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Explosions in warehouses in Kalynivka: “who is to blame?” and “what to do?”

The latest explosions again at army arsenals in one day became a reason for active discussion in the media and loud political statements. The people demand to find the guilty persons and, of course, the “public flogging”. Fair indignation and fair demands, however, I dare say that it will not bring us not a jot to solve the...
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07 Sep 2017
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What Putin hopes for, supporting the introduction of UN peacekeepers in Donbas

On September 5 the Russian President Volodymyr Putin made a statement on the possibility of introduction of a peacekeeping contingent in Donbas. Some analysts and politicians saw this as the Kremlin's desperation, as it is forced to look for ways to finish the war, some of them said about an intended distortion of the very idea of "peacekeepers". In my...
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05 Sep 2017
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Taras Berezovets: the maintenance of ORDLO costs Putin $ 2 billion annually

Putin's loud statements about the peacekeeping mission in the ORDLO and the supply of American weapons to the Ukrainian army show the only one thing: Volodymyr Putin is seriously nervous. The Donbas crisis certainly has a negative impact on the situation in Ukraine, but all Putin's plans and subterfuges concerning the occupied Donetsk and Lugansk regions have turned...
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31 Aug 2017
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Captured by Minsk-2: why do we urgently need "Plan-B" for Donbas

In contrast to reflection regarding the pleasant statements of American guests on the Day of Independence, there were two extremely disturbing events for Ukraine. The first was the revelation of Mr. Hug in an interview to the “Dilova Stolytsya” (“Business Capital”). The second was a joint statement of Merkel and Macron appealing to Poroshenko and Putin to provide...
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23 Aug 2017
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The fourth year of the annexation of Crimea: only pragmatism

It is the 26th anniversary of Ukraine's independence soon, as we already could see the practice run of the parade on Khreshchatyk street.Thus, on August 24 we will celebrate country's main national holiday for the twenty-fifth time. The patriots of Ukraine in the Crimea will do it unofficially for the fourth time.All social and economic costs of annexation are outlined...
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26 Jun 2017
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UKRAINE: THREE YEARS WITHOUT CRIMEA

Three years of annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation after the illegal so-called «All-Crimean referendum» of March, 2014, left a deep scar on the history of Ukraine and the whole world. Not only this was the first annexation of the XXI century, but also an example of how absolutely helpless the international community can be when facing an aggressor...
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23 Jun 2017
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Presentation of the report "Crimea: 3 years under occupation"

On June 26 at 2:00 p.m., the presentation of the report "Crimea: 3 years under occupation" will be held in the think tank Ukrainian Institute for the Future (UIF)
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02 Jun 2017
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Volodymyr Horbulin: the World Hybrid War

Volodymyr Horbulin – Director of the National Institute for Strategic Studies.On Tuesday, June 06 at 6:00 p.m., at the Ukrainian Institute for the Future the Director of the National Institute for Strategic Studies, Volodymyr Horbuliv, will present his book "The World Hybrid War: The Ukrainian Front". Moderator:The Executive Director of the Ukrainian Institute for the Future Viktor AndrusivSpeakers:Volodymyr Horbulin –...
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22 May 2017
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To block Vk, OK, 1C: is there a step to totalitarianism or a protection of information secure of Ukraine? (video)

В “Українському інституті майбутнього” (#UIF) відбувся круглий стіл на тему "Заборона VK, OK і 1C: крок до тоталітаризму або захист інформаційної безпеки України?".Спікери:Олександр Гоцуленко - головний юрист "КиївстарДмитро Золотухін - заступник Міністра інформаційної політикиКирило Корсаков - заступник директора департаменту Держспецзв'язку Олександр Ольшанський - президент холдингу Internet Invest Group,Андрій Пазюк – ГО "Партнери цифрового правозахисту"Олександр Царук – представник України в ICANNГаласюк...
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18 May 2017
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The round table "Ban of VK, OK and 1C: is there a step to the totalitarianism or protection of information security in Ukraine?" (ua)

22 травня, о 13:00 в “Українському інституті майбутнього” відбудеться експертний круглий стіл "Заборона VK, OK і 1C: крок до тоталітаризму або захист інформаційної безпеки України?" .Модератор: Віктор Андрусів, виконавчий директор “Українського інституту майбутнього”.Під час круглого столу учасники обговорять такі теми:1. Інтернет-цензура: методи блокування, категорії забороненого контенту, правові аспекти регулювання, дієвість та ефективність у різних країнах світу.2. Яким має бути законодавчий...
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22 Mar 2017
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European values and a refusal of entry into Ukraine for Yuliya Samoylova

State Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) has forbidden the entry in the country for the Russian Federation citizen Yuliya Samoylova. This is the same Samoylova, who was supposed to represent Russia at the “Eurovision” contest. Such a decision of the SSU should be considered as a very good, reasonable and timely step.Why it was necessary to forbid Yuliya Samoylova was...
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14 Mar 2017
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Eurovision 2017 is one of the most dangerous threat for National police in Ukraine (ua)

Денис Монастирський для "Цензор. Нет"Сьогодні активно дискутується питання, що має робити і чого не має роботи поліція при новому керівництві. Обговорюються питання продовження чи «замороження» реформ в правоохоронній сфері. Це дійсно дуже важливо, особливо, зважаючи на значну відмінність між попереднім керівником поліції - Хатією Деканоїдзе і новим - Сергієм Князевим.Проте, попри всі пропозиції, стратегії розвитку Національної поліції і...
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06 Mar 2017
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How Russia fills the Crimea with the “anti-ukrainian constituents”

Expert of the Ukrainian Institute for the Future Igar Tyshkevich for “Hvylya”Three years have passed since the annexation of the Crimea. It is quite a sufficient time period to reflect on what has happened and to develop a policy for the future. But, alas, the country has problems with both these issues. Neither the government, nor society has a clear...
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01 Mar 2017
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Abkhaz-Georgian conflict: what conclusions could Ukraine made

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23 Feb 2017
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Abkhaz-Georgian conflict: what conclusions could Ukraine made (uk)

28 лютого о 18:30 у приміщенні «Українського інституту майбутнього» (UIF) відбудеться лекція-дискусія «Абхазько-грузинський конфлікт - які висновки може зробити Україна».Організатор: Український інститут майбутнього.Доповідач: політичний оглядач Наталя Іщенко.Основні тези доповіді та подальшого обговорення:Причини абхазько-грузинського збройного протистояння 1989 р. та війни 1992-1993 рр.Особливості абхазько-грузинського конфлікту – етнічні, гуманітарні, політичні, геополітичні.Підсумки війни.Передумови та наслідки визнання Росією незалежності Абхазії у 2008 році.Нова грузинська політика...
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