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    Central Asian Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone: A Long Gestation (Part Two)
    Apr07

    Central Asian Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone: A Long Gestation (Part Two)

    *To read Part One, please click here. Western nuclear powers have expressed objections regarding several provisions of the Central Asian Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone (CANWFZ) Treaty (US State Department, Treaties Data Base Home, CANWFZ Treaty, accessed April 5). The treaty, signed by Central Asia’s five countries, is currently in force; but the...

    Are the Russians actually behind the Panama Papers?
    Apr07

    Are the Russians actually behind the Panama Papers?

    The “Panama Papers”—does this strike anyone else as a very fishy story? It’s like something out of a cheap spy movie. In early 2015, “John Doe” sends (out of the blue) an email to the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung (SZ), offering 11.5 million documents from a Panamanian law firm relating to offshore shell companies. SZ accepts. Under...

    A Pivotal Time for Ukraine: The U.S. Should Redouble Its Support
    Apr07

    A Pivotal Time for Ukraine: The U.S. Should Redouble Its Support

    The United States must help Ukraine to resist Russian aggression. …read more Source: The Heritage...

    The Economics of Ukraine’s Political Crisis
    Apr07

    The Economics of Ukraine’s Political Crisis

    Ukraine’s current political crisis is easy to understand. It was unleashed by an offensive by the Poroshenko Bloc to get greater control over the government. It started on February 3, when Economy Minister Aivaras Abramovicius resigned in protest against Ihor Kononenko, the gray cardinal of the Poroshenko Bloc, and it was aggravated by the...

    Ukraine — in limbo between crisis and transformation? [Policy Podcast]
    Apr07

    Ukraine — in limbo between crisis and transformation? [Policy Podcast]

    Written by Naja Bentzen, © peteri / Fotolia When Ukraine’s then President Viktor Yanukovich caved in to Russian pressure and refused to sign the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement in 2013, he involuntarily sparked the ‘revolution of dignity’ that paved the way for his own ousting on 22 February 2014, igniting hope for a European future....

    You Wouldn’t Think It from the Headlines, but Ukraine Is Making Progress
    Apr07

    You Wouldn’t Think It from the Headlines, but Ukraine Is Making Progress

    It’s been a rough several weeks for Ukraine in the news. From the firing of prominent reformer Davit Sakvarelidze from the Prosecutor General’s Office to the recent release of the “Panama Papers,” which seemingly link President Petro Poroshenko to several offshore accounts and sparked accusations from members of the Verkhovna Rada of...

    Ukraine’s Take on the Dutch Referendum Results and Crimean Annexation
    Apr07

    Ukraine’s Take on the Dutch Referendum Results and Crimean Annexation

    Date: Thursday, April 7, 2016Featured image: Research and analysis for: Europe’s East & RussiaFeatured in R&A: 1Related profiles: Bruno Lete …read more Source: The German Marshall Fund of the United...

    How Ukraine Can Contribute to NATO’s Forward Defense
    Apr07

    How Ukraine Can Contribute to NATO’s Forward Defense

    NATO has decided to bolster its military operations in Central Europe to better deter and, if necessary, defend against Russian aggression. Toward that end, Alliance military authorities have been tasked to develop plans for the deployment of multinational units, possibly battalions or brigades, that will be deployed on a persistent basis along...

    The Future of Europe Depends on This Vote in the Netherlands
    Apr07

    The Future of Europe Depends on This Vote in the Netherlands

    (Photo: Flickr / Moyan Brenn) The future of Europe is being decided this week in the Netherlands. Perhaps you thought that the European Union’s fate would be voted up or down in June, when the United Kingdom holds its referendum on continued membership. The “leave now” constituency in the UK currently holds a four-point lead, though much...

    Juncker sad about the Dutch referendum, Cameron says it won’t affect Brexit
    Apr07

    Juncker sad about the Dutch referendum, Cameron says it won’t affect Brexit

    European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker was saddened by the outcome of a Dutch referendum which saw voters reject a key EU pact with Ukraine, his spokesman said today (7 April). …read more Source:...

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