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Corruption in Kiev
Corruption in Kiev
Ukrainian Government on the Ropes?

We’re beginning to see a pattern, and it isn’t a pretty one for President Poroshenko.

Corruption in Kiev
Yanukovich And Friends Embezzle Billions

How corrupt is the Yanukovich government? Extremely, says Anders Åslund of the Peterson Institute for International Economics: “The Ukrainian government’s budget deficit of 6 percent of GDP or $11 billion is driven by what is commonly called the “Yanukovich family” siphoning big money from the state budget.”

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Miracles Can Happen

It’s probably not a model for the country (as some analysts would have it), but it shows that compromise is possible when all parties involved are committed to finding a practical solution.

Putin on a show?

Russia’s advantage in Syria is a matter of political will, not technical capability.

Higher Education Watch

Colleges make resident assistants “mandatory reporters” for potential Title IX violations.

Border Bluster

Russia continues to taunt Georgia by moving the border of South Ossetia, but don’t expect a change in policy from Tbilisi.

brave new world

We need to carefully think through a lot of our assumptions about gender roles, and build kinds of educational and social systems to help our boys succeed.

Theft in Broad Daylight

This is not your everyday bank failure in Russia.

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