16 March 2015 marked one year since false-referendum fulfilled in Crimea at gun point of so called “green-men” gunmen in unmarked uniforms and a year since the beginning of official occupation of Ukrainian autonomy and Sewastopol by Russian Federation. Read more
In 2014 Ukrainian Institute of Research of Extremism have made it first research “Extremism in Ukraine – 2014 manifestations, tendencies, forecasts”. Take purchase on news reports monitoring, it has been observed increasing of aggression and violence. The analysis results show 1980 extremes (facts of violence manifestation).
One of most dangerous extremism manifestation is raiding, which makes a negative impact on the investment climate in the country, destroys business activity, and definitely is a factor of the economic decline of the state and brings into question the implementation of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the European Union. Read more
Dear friends and colleagues, The experts of our Institute presented the results of our first pilot research “Extremism in Ukraine – 2014 manifestations, tendencies, forecasts”, during the conference at UNIAN information agency on January, 29th. We would be pleased to present you brief summary. As well, you are very welcome to have a look at full electronic version (ukrainian) here and infographics of researchhere.
Please, be aware that it is only summary of the study “Extremism in Ukraine 2015- 2016″ full version see in Ukrainian.
The situation in the Ukrainian society still remains vulnerable to external influence: among the main impulses is the direct threat of military intervention as well as the end to financial and other assistance from the West. Indirect threats include moving of the Ukrainian problems to the background on the world agenda and the appearing of new “hot spots” on the Ukrainian border. The last ones (in particular, the potential reelections in Moldova) allow Russia indirectly influence the internal situation in Ukraine (especially it refers to a safe environment in the Odessa region) without the threat of sanction prolongation for an aggressor-country. (more…)
Bernhard Schneider undertook 3weeks internship at the UIRE. He is currently studying World Politics at the Leiden University College in The Hague. The result of his internship is researching: “The Northern Ireland Peace Process – Lessons for Ukraine”. (more…)