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№3, 15 September 2015  
Counteraction to Russian Information Aggression: Joint Action to Protect Democracy
The report reflects the dynamics of Russian information aggression against Ukraine between February 2014 and March 2015 and provides examples of actions needed to minimize its negative outcomes in Ukraine and abroad.
What do Ukrainians think about Ukraine? 
The survey presents the view of Ukraine from inside. Among others, it clarifies what are Ukrainians' main associations with their homeland and what do they think are the main obstacles on Ukraine’s path towards the EU.
Reforms in Ukraine: public opinion of citizens
What is Ukrainian people's perception of reforms and the economic difficulties they are faced with? What are the reasons why Ukraine is experiencing socio-economic crisis and which changes, according to the public, are needed to address it? 
Events in Ukraine (reports):
09.09.2015. Vinnytsia, Institute of World Policy, "International Exhibition of Political Cartoons"
10.09.2015. Kyiv, ICPS, Training "Local Watchdogs in Ensuring Control over Public Finances"

 
Upcoming events:
22.09.2015. Kyiv, ICPS, Public consultation "Judicial reform: analysis of government policies"
30.09.-02.10.2015. Odesa, Mechnikov National University, 5th International Research and Methodology Conference: "Educational Assessment 2015: Reforming Standardized External Testing – Methodology, Model and Core Elements" 
Caught in the Act: Proof of Russian Military Intervention in Ukraine 
Using publicly available information, the paper provides evidence that Russia has provided weapons to Ukrainian separatists and intervened in Ukraine.
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A People’s Army: Civil Society as a Security Actor in Post-Maidan Ukraine
Can a strong civil society induce substantial transformations? This study looks at a potential of post-Maidan Ukrainian civil society to positively affect the quality of governance and contribute to the consolidation of democracy in Ukraine.
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Reform #1. Why Ukraine has to reform its gas sector
In this commentary the author explores the current situation with Ukraine’s gas sector and argues for the marketisation of gas prices and an improvement in Naftohaz’s financial standing.

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Upcoming Events in Brussels and the EU:
17 - 18.09.2015. Bruges, International Conference: "Theorizing the European Neighbourhood Policy"
23.09.2015. Brussels, Conference hosted by MEPs Anna Maria Corazza Bildt and Caterina Chinicci: "The invisible face of humanitarian crisis in Ukraine"
Learning the best think tanks’ practices across Atlantic
During 14 – 22 September 2015, Executive Director of the Office Olena Prystayko, in the framework of the International Visitor Leadership Program, supported by the United States Department of State,
will be visiting the USA in order to learn best practices in advocacy and think tank management from the American colleagues.
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