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Zuzak GRC Report; Wed.,
May 04, 2016
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(3) Religious Affairs:
(4) Video Links:
Groysman trumped Jaresko to become PM of Ukraine
UkeTube, 18Apr2016; Brian Mefford [08:34]
new Ministers in Ukraine's Groysman government [02:32]
No new government elections until mid 2017 [05:21]
- Excerpts from interview with Brian Mefford on 18Apr2016 discussing
the situation in Ukraine.
(5) Putin Files:
newest adviser served disgraced Ukrainian strongman
Washington Post, 27Apr2016; Anne Applebaum, 
Michael Isikoff, 
can win the war against corruption Kyiv Post, 28Apr2016;
Russian World Chatham House, 14Apr2016; Orysia Lutsevych
reform in Ukraine European Council on Foreign
Relations, 14Apr2016; Andrew Wilson, 
28Apr2016, Timothy Ash
- In a 12-page pdf report, Andrew Wilson concludes that the biggest
obstacle to reform in Ukraine is the close ties between the
oligarchy and the corrupt political class.
- Timothy Ash agrees with most of Mr. Wilson's conclusions, but
disagrees that “Ukraine lacks a
substantial reform elite”. He feels that "Ukraine's civil
society" can force reforms.
- In a 45-page pdf report, Orysia Lutsevych outlines the Kremlin's
efforts to influence and control developments throughout the world.
- Applebaum, Isikoff and Stone point out
that Donald Trump's campaign advisor, Paul Manafort, worked for
oligarchs/criminals/dictators in Ukraine, Russia and around the world.
(6) Oksana Bashuk Hepburn:
conviction’ should not mean rapprochement with Russia
Hill Times, 13Apr2016; Oksana Bashuk Hepburn
- Ms. Bashuk Hepburn equates Stephane Dion's Russia engagement policy
to "a wide-eyed kitten discussing jurisdiction
over the Arctic with a crazed bear".
Ukrainian Week: http://www.ukrainianweek.com/
-- No. 2 (95) 25Feb2016-07Mar2016
-- No. 3 (96) 01Mar2016-07Mar2016
-- No. 4 (97) 05Apr2016-12Apr2016
-- "The expectation of death is worse than death itself"
26Apr2016; Roman Malko and Natalka Drozd
(8) Ukraine Today Live:
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