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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    The U.S.–France Special Relationship: Testing the Macron Method
    Apr18

    The U.S.–France Special Relationship: Testing the Macron Method

    Photo Credit: Frederic Legrand / Shutterstock Editor’s Note: This policy brief was updated from its original version on April 18, 2018. The first year of a very disruptive U.S. presidency has been surprisingly undisruptive for Franco–American bilateral relations. Despite some specific points of conflict, both sides of the partnership have...

    America First — RIP
    Apr18

    America First — RIP

    When the Cold War officially ended in 1991, Washington could have pivoted back to the pre-1914 status quo ante. That is, to a national security policy of America First because there was literally no significant military threat left on the planet.Post-Soviet Russia was an economic basket case that couldn’t even meet its military payroll and...

    Soft Neo-imperialism: From Moscow with Love
    Apr18

    Soft Neo-imperialism: From Moscow with Love

    This time Visegrad/Insight interviewed Ostap Kushnir, Ph.D., is an assistant professor at Lazarski University, author of more than twenty academic articles on the topics of Ukrainian journalism and Eastern European geopolitics on the methodology presented in his recent book Ukraine and Russian Neo-Imperialism: The Divergent Break In the title of...

    Partners in Piety: Inside Ukraine’s Evangelical Business Empire
    Apr18

    Partners in Piety: Inside Ukraine’s Evangelical Business Empire

    This church will “really change your consciousness and reform your life”. But at what cost? From openDemocracy. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Ukraine ambassador: Tsarist and KGB mentality don’t change with time
    Apr18

    Ukraine ambassador: Tsarist and KGB mentality don’t change with time

    Ukraine’s Ambassador to the EU, Mykola Tochytskyi, explains in an interview with EURACTIV why Kyiv is against the planned Nord Stream 2 pipeline. He also talks about Ukraine’s relations with Brussels and its complicated ties with Moscow. …read more Source:...

    Russia’s Donbas proxies flood Yunkom Mine despite risk of radioactive catastrophe
    Apr18

    Russia’s Donbas proxies flood Yunkom Mine despite risk of radioactive catastrophe

    Militants from the self-proclaimed ‘Donetsk people’s republic’ [DPR] are ignoring local residents, the Ukrainian government and international warnings, and flooding the Yunkom (Yuny Komynar) former coalmine which was used for a nuclear test in 1979. The scale of radioactive contamination of soil and water sources could prove...

    Secret Collaborators and Traitors used to persecute for faith in Russian-occupied Crimea
    Apr18

    Secret Collaborators and Traitors used to persecute for faith in Russian-occupied Crimea

    Crimean Tatar Human Rights activist Emir-Usein Kuku and five other Ukrainian Muslims are facing huge sentences on fatally flawed charges with the ‘evidence’ so far provided by a traitor, now working for Russia’s FSB, and an alcoholic ‘secret witness’, whose testimony seems to have been dictated by the prosecution …read...

    Bulgaria’s Euroins Buys ERV Ukraine
    Apr17

    Bulgaria’s Euroins Buys ERV Ukraine

    The Bulgarian Euroins Insurance Group (EIG), one of the largest independent insurance groups in emerging Europe, announced on April 17 that it has bought ERV Ukraine, the travel insurance business of Germany-based ERGO, part of Munich-Re. With purchase agreements signed, the deal is expected to be finalised once regulatory approval has been...

    Farewell to Intersection – it’s been a good run
    Apr17

    Farewell to Intersection – it’s been a good run

    Dear Readers of Intersection, As the editor-in-chief of this project I would like to announce two pieces of news: one bad and one good. Let me start with the bad news. I regret to inform you about my decision to suspend Intersection: Russia/Europe/World. The site will remain accessible for everyone interested in searching our archives, but it...

    Watch List: April 17, 2018
    Apr17

    Watch List: April 17, 2018

    The items listed below represent potential emerging issues that our analysts are tracking. These can be long term or short term, but will be updated daily. If an item on our Watch List becomes critical, we will email you a full analysis explaining its significance. Each Saturday, we will follow up our daily Watch List for each week with our...

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