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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Merkel: No end to EU sanctions against Russia
    Aug19

    Merkel: No end to EU sanctions against Russia

    There is no reason to lift the European Union’s sanctions against Russia, as Moscow has not fulfilled all of its commitments under the Minsk peace plan, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in an interview published on Friday (19 August). …read more Source:...

    The West Has a Ukraine Challenge, and It’s Not Going Away
    Aug19

    The West Has a Ukraine Challenge, and It’s Not Going Away

    Since the Middle Ages, Kyivan Rus—the loose network of warring principalities whose borders vaguely coincide with today’s Ukraine—has been exposed to waves of invaders from neighboring states. This list of aggressors includes the Normans, Mongols, Poles, Ottomans, Habsburg Austrians, Germans, and Nazis—and not least, Muscovite Russians, the...

    The Crimean Saboteurs and Russia’s New Ultimatum
    Aug19

    The Crimean Saboteurs and Russia’s New Ultimatum

    The Kremlin is using the alleged terrorist plot in Crimea as way of delivering an ultimatum to its Western partners. It’s saying: “You said yourselves that there can be no military solution to the deadlock over Crimea and Donbas, so go ahead and broker a peaceful settlement. If you can’t, Russia reserves the right to make the next...

    FT: City to look to Swiss style arrangement rather than Norway post-Brexit
    Aug19

    FT: City to look to Swiss style arrangement rather than Norway post-Brexit

    FT: City to look to Swiss style arrangement rather than Norway post-BrexitThe Financial Times reports that lobbying groups in the City of London have decided against pushing for the UK to maintain membership of the single market (similar to Norway) post-Brexit, and will instead push for Switzerland-plus style arrangement. Chief Executive of the...

    Ukraine could introduce martial law if eastern fighting worsens
    Aug19

    Ukraine could introduce martial law if eastern fighting worsens

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said yesterday (18 August) he did not rule out introducing martial law and a new wave of military mobilisation if the conflict with pro-Russian separatists worsened. …read more Source:...

    Paul Manafort Is the Tip of the Iceberg
    Aug19

    Paul Manafort Is the Tip of the Iceberg

    Trump’s campaign chairman is under the microscope for his dealings in Ukraine, but he is part of a much larger consulting industry that serves the interests of autocrats. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Ukrainian civic activist tortured & now ‘sentenced’ to 2 years by Kremlin-backed militants
    Aug19

    Ukrainian civic activist tortured & now ‘sentenced’ to 2 years by Kremlin-backed militants

    23-year-old Volodymyr Fomichov was taken hostage by Kremlin-backed militants from the so-called ‘Donetsk people’s republic’ over 7 months ago when he tried to visit his family in Makiyivka for New Year. He has now been ‘tried’ by the militants and sentenced to two years’ imprisonment. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human...

    Paul Manafort Is the Tip of the Iceberg
    Aug18

    Paul Manafort Is the Tip of the Iceberg

    Paul Manafort. Credit: StockNews USA. Paul Manafort Is the Tip of the IcebergArch PuddingtonAugust 18, 2016Trump’s campaign chairman is under the microscope for his dealings in Ukraine, but he is part of a much larger consulting industry that serves the interests of autocrats. …read more Source: Freedom...

    Ukraine’s former PM urges west to stand firm on Russian sanctions
    Aug18

    Ukraine’s former PM urges west to stand firm on Russian sanctions

    Referring to pressure to ease sanctions, Mr Yatseniuk said: “This would be the betrayal of the bedrock of the EU and of the bedrock of the free world.” FT: Ukraine’s former PM urges west to stand firm on Russian sanctions …read more Source: The American Center for a European...

    While the world is distracted, Putin escalates his war in Ukraine
    Aug18

    While the world is distracted, Putin escalates his war in Ukraine

    Why spark a new battle, now? The seizure of Crimea was hugely popular at home, and Mr. Putin may be hoping for a lift before the Sept. 18 parliamentary elections, perhaps distracting Russians from the economic troubles brought on in part by Western sanctions. Mr. Putin may also calculate that — with the United States […] …read more Source:...

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