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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    US, Russia Reactivate Bilateral Negotiations on Ukraine (Part One)
    Jul06

    US, Russia Reactivate Bilateral Negotiations on Ukraine (Part One)

    US Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland completed another round of shuttle diplomacy in Kyiv and Moscow (June 22–24), following up on her visits to the two capitals in April and May, on direct instructions from the White House. This effort will undoubtedly continue after the time out necessitated by the North Atlantic Treaty...

    Is NATO necessary?
    Jul06

    Is NATO necessary?

    Britain’s vote to quit the European Union was a rude jolt to the encrusted world order. Now that the EU has been shocked into reality, NATO should be next. When NATO leaders convene for a summit in Warsaw on Friday, they will insist that their alliance is still vital because Russian aggression threatens Europe. The opposite is true. NATO...

    Russia Seeks Engagement, But Offers Nothing
    Jul06

    Russia Seeks Engagement, But Offers Nothing

    Transatlantic TakeRussian authorities now want to reengage with Western capitals and discuss sanctions. But, they are offering no concession to governments that have grown distrustful of Russian words and deeds, and are determined not to let Moscow get away with armed subversion in Ukraine. They want to talk, but do not budge. Their refrain is...

    European Union Must Integrate Cybersecurity Efforts to Protect Energy Assets
    Jul06

    European Union Must Integrate Cybersecurity Efforts to Protect Energy Assets

    In December of 2015, a sophisticated cyberattack on Ukraine’s power grid caused outages that left nearly 225,000 citizens without power. The malicious software used in the attack was traced back to Russian groups, making the intrusion a stunning realization of the threat posed by cyberattacks. Though this event called attention to the...

    Europe’s Forgotten War: Fighting in the Donbas Has Never Stopped
    Jul06

    Europe’s Forgotten War: Fighting in the Donbas Has Never Stopped

    Despite the existence of a ceasefire agreement, fighting in eastern Ukraine continues and is increasing. On July 5, three Ukrainian servicemen were killed and thirteen were wounded. The uptick in fighting began this past January, when Ukrainian officials reported up to seventy-one attacks a day and the OSCE’s Special Monitoring Mission...

    A Security Dilemma in Northeastern Europe?
    Jul06

    A Security Dilemma in Northeastern Europe?

    At NATO’s summit in Warsaw this week, the Alliance is expected to approve a plan to rotationally deploy as many as four battalions—roughly 4,000 troops—on the territory of the Baltic States and Poland in what it calls a new “persistent presence.” This represents a significant qualitative improvement in the reassurance and deterrence steps...

    Thousands Protest Electricity Price Hikes in Ukraine
    Jul06

    Thousands Protest Electricity Price Hikes in Ukraine

    June 6, 2016 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    How Ukraine Can Open Its Door to NATO
    Jul06

    How Ukraine Can Open Its Door to NATO

    The discussion paper was written by Bruno Lete, Transatlantic Fellow, Security and Defense. The English version is available on GMF site: …read more Source: Institute of World...

    Obama’s Last Trip to Europe, and the Burdens that Divide
    Jul06

    Obama’s Last Trip to Europe, and the Burdens that Divide

    Transatlantic TakeWASHINGTON—Barack Obama’s visit to Poland this week for the NATO Summit will likely be his last time in Europe as President. And in many ways, it is a bookend to his trip to the continent exactly eight years ago, in July 2008 as a candidate for president, when he spoke before 200,000 enthralled Germans packed into...

    Russia On Course to Drain $87 Billion Fund in 2017
    Jul06

    Russia On Course to Drain $87 Billion Fund in 2017

    Amid recession and low oil prices the government has used its once-overflowing wealth funds to fill holes in the budget. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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