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    Russia says Ukraine attempted to ‘destabilise’ Crimea
    Aug11

    Russia says Ukraine attempted to ‘destabilise’ Crimea

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday (10 August) accused Ukraine of waging “terror” over alleged attempted incursions into annexed Crimea that Kiev has fiercely denied. …read more Source:...

    Will Chinese investment sacrifice Ukraine’s dreams of democracy to economic needs?
    Aug11

    Will Chinese investment sacrifice Ukraine’s dreams of democracy to economic needs?

    Some fear that Chinese investment will lead to a painful trade-off between Ukraine’s desperate economic needs and its long-standing democratic dream. Sasha Maksymenko/flickr, CC BY-NDThis article is part of the Democracy Futures series, a joint global initiative with the Sydney Democracy Network. The project aims to stimulate fresh thinking...

    Russia’s pre-planned ‘Ukrainian incursion’ on Russian-occupied Crimea
    Aug11

    Russia’s pre-planned ‘Ukrainian incursion’ on Russian-occupied Crimea

    If Russia wanted to make its claims of an attempted Ukrainian terrorist attack on Russian-invaded and occupied Crimea credible, it should not have blocked the last remaining independent Internet sites days before the alleged attack. Bringing in massive amounts of military hardware prior to the supposed event also seriously lowers plausibility....

    Defendant & Defence Excluded from ‘Trial’ of Crimean Tatar Leader
    Aug11

    Defendant & Defence Excluded from ‘Trial’ of Crimean Tatar Leader

    The court currently preventing Crimean Tatar leader Akhtem Chiygoz from attending his own ‘trial’ has now refused to allow prominent Crimean Tatar rights lawyer Emil Kurbedinov to defend him. Nikolai Polozov, a Russian lawyer who is also representing Chiygoz, calls what he is seeing in Crimea “total lawlessness”. …read more Source:...

    ‘Prague Calling, Prague Calling’ – The Alternative Reality of RFE/RL
    Aug11

    ‘Prague Calling, Prague Calling’ – The Alternative Reality of RFE/RL

    “Germany calling, Germany calling, Germany calling.” During the Second World War, those words meant only one thing – that William Joyce was on the radio and spewing his unique brand of anti-British bile.Known as “Lord Haw Haw,” the American-born Joyce tried to convince the British public, in a sneering and sarcastic tone, that resistance to...

    Is Putin Preparing a New Attack on Ukraine?
    Aug11

    Is Putin Preparing a New Attack on Ukraine?

    Observers have greatly feared that Russia’s President Vladimir Putin would start a small regional war this August. Russia has moved up its State Duma elections to September 18. Although only Putin’s parties are allowed to win, he has a predilection for “small and victorious wars” to mobilize his people.In 1999, the second war in...

    Summer Reading List for Foreign Policy Wonks
    Aug10

    Summer Reading List for Foreign Policy Wonks

    Transatlantic TakeThis is not the kind of year that lends itself to “beach reads”. Instead, we thought our Transatlantic Take readers might want to use the slower summer months to catch up on things we have published on the many headline issues that will accompany us past the summer months into the fall — and, unfortunately, probably well beyond....

    Summer Reading List for Foreign Policy People
    Aug10

    Summer Reading List for Foreign Policy People

    Transatlantic TakeThis is not the kind of year that lends itself to “beach reads”. Instead, we thought our Transatlantic Take readers might want to use the slower summer months to catch up on things we have published on the many headline issues that will accompany us past the summer months into the fall — and, unfortunately, probably well beyond....

    Kramatorsk, Two Years On
    Aug10

    Kramatorsk, Two Years On

    Kramatorsk is one of the most American cities that I have encountered in Ukraine. It is not laid out in the walkable format that most Ukrainian towns and villages have. Rather, it has a wide, broad layout, with extensive blocks. It is a city in which a car is almost a necessity. And that is not a mistake. Kramatorsk’s major industry is cars...

    What Business is Really Like in Ukraine
    Aug10

    What Business is Really Like in Ukraine

    A Response to James Brooke James Brooke truly believes that investors should sink their money into Ukraine. He couldn’t be more wrong. Every roulette table in Las Vegas is more promising than Ukraine. I know from personal experience; I lived in Kyiv for five years and knew a few dozen foreigners who invested in Ukraine.To be fair, Brooke...

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