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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Three Questions with Jonathan Katz
    Feb14

    Three Questions with Jonathan Katz

    Jonathan Katz joined GMF as a senior resident fellow on February 1, 2017. His career has spanned development, defense, and diplomacy, most recently as the deputy assistant administrator in the Europe and Eurasia Bureau at the U.S. Agency for International Development and as a senior advisor at the U.S. State Department. GMF is excited that you...

    Smaller CEE Cities are Becoming Attractive to BSS Investors
    Feb13

    Smaller CEE Cities are Becoming Attractive to BSS Investors

    The last two decades have seen massive growth in the BSS (Business Support Services) industry across the globe, and in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), as well, for that matter. It is the CEE region which particularly shows how the business climate and the combination of all the measures taken are crucial for the development of the sector and...

    Misery Index: the World’s Saddest (and Happiest) Countries
    Feb13

    Misery Index: the World’s Saddest (and Happiest) Countries

    Steve H. Hanke The human condition inhabits a vast continuum between “miserable” and “happy.” In the sphere of economics, misery tends to flow from high inflation, steep borrowing costs and unemployment. The most surefire way to mitigate that misery: economic growth. All else equal, happiness tends to blossom when growth is strong, inflation and...

    Donald Trump seeks a grand bargain with Vladimir Putin
    Feb13

    Donald Trump seeks a grand bargain with Vladimir Putin

    Barack Obama attempted to “reset” relations with Russia, but by the end of his term in office Russia had annexed Crimea, stirred up conflict elsewhere in Ukraine and filled the power vacuum that Mr Obama had left in Syria. Donald Trump appears to want to go much further and forge an entirely new strategic alignment […] …read more Source:...

    Why are Ukraine’s borders not secure?
    Feb13

    Why are Ukraine’s borders not secure?

    Most importantly, Ukraine has moved closer to western values and the western way of life. For the first time in 25 years, western-educated professionals are in government. While not yet at critical mass, such reformers along with civil society are key drivers of Ukraine’s transformation. FT: Why are Ukraine’s borders not secure?...

    The Voices of the Displaced in Ukraine and Russia
    Feb13

    The Voices of the Displaced in Ukraine and Russia

    A new survey highlights the views of people displaced by the conflict in Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

    One China, Two Koreas
    Feb13

    One China, Two Koreas

    By Jacob L. Shapiro U.S. President Donald Trump told Chinese President Xi Jinping that he accepts the “one China” policy during a phone call on Feb 10. It is ironic that in the age of social media, the United States has entered a period of telephone diplomacy. Every word the U.S. president says over the phone seems to generate headlines. The...

    OSCE Monitors reject Russian Foreign Minister’s Lies about Donbas escalation
    Feb13

    OSCE Monitors reject Russian Foreign Minister’s Lies about Donbas escalation

    The problem with fighting fake news from Russia is that it often comes from top officials in Moscow like Sergei Lavrov, Russian foreign minister. Lavrov’s latest distortion of the facts came in an interview given to Izvestia on Feb 10, and was refuted that same day, though that, of course, was ignored by the Russian media which repeated his...

    Russia invents ‘terrorism’ and fights children in occupied Crimea
    Feb13

    Russia invents ‘terrorism’ and fights children in occupied Crimea

    It is a year since the multiple armed searches of at least 11 homes in Russian-occupied Crimea and arrests of four men, including a human rights activist monitoring rights abuses under occupation. The four men remain imprisoned, facing absurd charges, and in at least one case, their children have been terrorized by the FSB. …read more...

    A Roadmap for Reform in Ukraine and a Promise of EU Support
    Feb12

    A Roadmap for Reform in Ukraine and a Promise of EU Support

    In December 2016, the European Council reconfirmed its commitment to international law and the territorial integrity of Ukraine, as well as the conclusion of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, including the establishment of a deep and comprehensive free trade area. Ratification of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement in all 28 EU member states...

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