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Fri, Oct 11, 2019

Seven takeaways from Zelenskyy’s marathon press conference (and one surprise) 

At the press conference, Zelenskyy said he was ready to “sit down and talk” with Kolomoisky.

UkraineAlert by Iryna Matviyishyn

Civil Society Conflict

Fri, Oct 11, 2019

Ahead of elections, Mozambique grapples with violent insurgency

For two years, an insurgent group whose affiliation and motivations remain murky has perpetrated attacks that have killed over three hundred people in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado. The government in Maputo, controlled by the Frente de Libertação de Moçambique (FRELIMO) party, has largely dismissed the group as a collection of criminals without […]

AfricaSource by James Rogers

Africa Conflict

Mon, Oct 7, 2019

Coming into her own

“What I’m seeing now is speed over professionalism,” Suprun said. “I think it’s about time Ukraine started being more mature about what it’s doing.”

UkraineAlert by Melinda Haring

Civil Society Media

Fri, Sep 27, 2019

Simakovsky quoted in Newsweek on Ukraine scandal

Uncategorized by Atlantic Council

Corruption Elections

Fri, Sep 27, 2019

Why Zelenskyy needs a new chief of staff now

A new investigation may shed light on the views of Zelenskyy's chief of staff Andriy Bohdan toward Russia and the West.

UkraineAlert by Melinda Haring

Corruption Democratic Transitions

Thu, Sep 26, 2019

Hunter joins Al Jazeera to discuss impeachment

Uncategorized by Atlantic Council

Corruption Elections

Mon, Sep 23, 2019

The Kremlin is betting we will forget these names

The release of prisoners was a big win, but activists worry that those who remain behind will be forgotten.

UkraineAlert by Vitalii Rybak

Conflict Crisis Management

Thu, Sep 12, 2019

Nia quoted in Al-Monitor: Personal cost of journalism, political activism in Iran remains high

In the News by Atlantic Council

Human Rights Iran

Sun, Jun 9, 2019

Zelensky, Zelenskiy, Zelenskyy: spelling confusion doesn’t help Ukraine  

It would be unfair to expect Ukraine’s novice president to take over the reins of Europe’s largest country seamlessly. However, knowing how to spell his own name in English would seem a more realistic expectation. This did not appear to be the case during the first days of his administration, or at least that was […]

UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson

Disinformation Media

Tue, Jun 4, 2019

Zelenskiy’s golden opportunity to challenge the oligarchs and bring real news to Ukraine’s airwaves

Ukraine’s recent presidential election demonstrates that the country needs an effective independent public broadcaster more than ever. An overwhelming majority of Ukrainians get their news from TV, but all of the country’s biggest channels are owned by oligarchs. In its assessment of the Ukrainian election, the OSCE Election Observation Mission found that these privately-owned channels […]

UkraineAlert by Janek Lasocki

Democratic Transitions Elections