Ukraine

Crimea 7 years later: why do we still maintain trade sanctions?
Europe, Russia, Ukraine

Crimea 7 years later: why do we still maintain trade sanctions?

There are exact 7 years (16/03/2014) a referendum was organized for the annexation / joining of Crimea to Russia, ceasing to be a Ukrainian territory. In season, the result was 97% in favor of this change. The international community condemned the referendum, saying it had been defrauded and carried out under threats. The high result is also due to a boycott of those who were against joining. All these years have passed and little is said about the region today. What role should the international community play from now on?? Some human rights organizations have accused the Russian government of local repression, with the persecution of dissidents - especially Tatar Muslims, some considered terrorists. At the same time, Internal research has shown that the p ...
Alcântara Base and Brazilian technological autonomy
Americas, Brazil, U.S, Ukraine

Alcântara Base and Brazilian technological autonomy

There are almost 20 years Brazil and Ukraine started (with the Framework Agreement on the Cooperation of Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, 1999) an approach to a project that looked good to both: the launch of a Ukrainian satellite using the Alcântara base. From this approach, created the binational company Alcântara Cyclone Space (ACS). In 2003 finally the company was created with an investment of approximately R $ 480 million by the Brazilian government. (more…)
The Ukrainian Crisis and the New World Order
Ukraine

The Ukrainian Crisis and the New World Order

The Ukrainian crisis and its consequences reflect the dynamics of international relations, demonstrating that the current period is one of transformation of the world order. Ukraine, formerly one of the largest Soviet industrial and technological centers, today in a survival situation, tries to take advantage of what remains of the Soviet arsenal and its strategic position, Russian gas pipeline route to bring energy to the West. The United States and Russia have used this situation in their interests. (more…)