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Lecture on Human Rights in Occupied Territories: The Case of the Crimea (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro)

This study of the 2014 Ukrainian crisis focuses on the activities of separatist forces in the Crimean peninsula and on their support by Russia. A chronological summary of the antecedents and consequences of the Ukrainian president’s deposition is followed by the analysis of arguments for and against the conduct of the self-proclaimed “self-defense forces of

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The Continuing Conflict between Russia and Ukraine: Multiple Perspectives

Two years after the occupation of Crimea, the conflict between Russia and Ukraine remains unresolved. Millions of internally displaced persons, deepening humanitarian crisis in Eastern Ukraine, continued “hybrid” warfare, multiple economic and social hardships – these are just few of the consequences of this frozen, festering conflict. On the eve of the 30th anniversary of

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