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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Moldova Needs Us to Support Reforms, Not Governments
    Jan22

    Moldova Needs Us to Support Reforms, Not Governments

    Transatlantic TakeBUCHAREST, Romania—History repeats itself, giving us the chance to avoid repeating our mistakes. The Ukrainian story should have taught us a lot about the short-sightedness of supporting a bad government for geopolitical reasons. Now, as protests against Moldova’s newly formed government are drawing many thousands, is the...

    Ukraine Fines Russia’s Gazprom $3.4B For Abusing Its Market Position
    Jan22

    Ukraine Fines Russia’s Gazprom $3.4B For Abusing Its Market Position

    January 22, 2016 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    What the Falling Oil Price Means for Russia and Ukraine
    Jan22

    What the Falling Oil Price Means for Russia and Ukraine

    At present the price of Brent crude oil is $28 per barrel, while it was $114 per barrel in June 2014. This price fall by three-quarters is of great importance for the Russian economy and its policy toward Ukraine. The only rational option for the Kremlin is to wind down the conflict with Ukraine.Russia is a petrostate. When the oil price was...

    Chechnya’s Ruler a ‘National Security Threat,’ says Russian Deputy
    Jan22

    Chechnya’s Ruler a ‘National Security Threat,’ says Russian Deputy

    Opposition politician to publish a report on Ramzan Kadyrov, highlighting political assassinations in Russia in which the Chechnya strongman leader may have played a role. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Poroshenko Says Ukraine Will Regain Territories
    Jan22

    Poroshenko Says Ukraine Will Regain Territories

    Ukraine’s president blames Russia for delays in implementing Minsk agreement and for providing greater autonomy for separatist regions – but pledges Kyiv will get Crimea back. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Cameron not in a hurry to secure deal with EU but calls on business to back him when he does
    Jan22

    Cameron not in a hurry to secure deal with EU but calls on business to back him when he does

    Cameron not in a hurry to secure deal with EU but calls on business to back him when he doesSpeaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Prime Minister David Cameron issued a call for businesses to come out and support his push to stay in a reformed EU – telling them “don’t hold back”. The Times reports that, at a CBI breakfast in Davos,...

    Christine Lagarde deserves a second term at the IMF
    Jan22

    Christine Lagarde deserves a second term at the IMF

    On 3 March 2016, the IMF Executive Board will announce who they have decided to lead the Fund for the next five years. Christine Lagarde has announced she will seek reappointment after completing her current term. In the next few weeks, the Board will accept nominations from country directors and governors. Lagarde will probably keep the job, and...

    Democrats in ‘Group Think’ Land
    Jan22

    Democrats in ‘Group Think’ Land

    A curious reality about Official Washington is that to have “credibility” you must accept the dominant “group thinks” whether they have any truth to them or not, a rule that applies to both the mainstream news media and the political world, even to people who deviate from the pack on other topics. For instance, Sen. Bernie Sanders may proudly...

    Kennan Cable No.14: Breaking the Ukrainian Procuracy
    Jan21

    Kennan Cable No.14: Breaking the Ukrainian Procuracy

    Securing the gains of revolution is often more difficult than the act of insurrection itself. The 2014 Maidan uprising has proven to be no exception to this rule, and despite notable achievements over the past two years, a growing consensus now exists that the reform process has hit a considerable, and potentially fatal roadblock: the...

    Russia will brush off Litvinenko accusations – and there is little that can be done about it
    Jan21

    Russia will brush off Litvinenko accusations – and there is little that can be done about it

    Marina Litvinenko has called for action against Russia over her husband’s death. PA/Stefan RousseauThe final report from the long-running inquiry into the death of former Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko has re-ignited the controversy over what is undeniably the biggest assassination case seen in the UK for decades. The story has all the...

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