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    The US National Security Document and the Return of Geopolitics to Eurasia
    Mar09

    The US National Security Document and the Return of Geopolitics to Eurasia

    Globe image via pxhere.comBESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 764, March 9, 2018 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The new National Security Strategy of the US enumerates the major problems and challenges facing the US and its institutions, as well as the policies Washington plans to adopt to carry out its foreign policy agenda. Though the major thrusts of the...

    Torture in Eastern Ukraine—and What Comes After It
    Mar09

    Torture in Eastern Ukraine—and What Comes After It

    Oleksiy Kanarskyy, a twenty-five-year old Ukrainian, never thought he would celebrate January 1 in freedom. His hopes had faded during three years of detention in the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine, after endless promises of a prisoners’ exchange between the Ukrainian government and Russian-backed separatists …read more Source:...

    Sinister attempt in Ukraine to arrest / abduct opposition Azerbaijani journalist Fikret Huseynli
    Mar09

    Sinister attempt in Ukraine to arrest / abduct opposition Azerbaijani journalist Fikret Huseynli

    An attempt was made in Kyiv on March 5 to detain Fikret Huseynli, a journalist working in exile for an opposition channel, and facing a baffling ‘extradition check’ in Ukraine. Huseynli received political asylum and later citizenship in Holland and there is no way that Ukraine can legally extradite him to Azerbaijan. The events on 5 March,...

    Why increasing shale gas production won’t reduce greenhouse gas emissions
    Mar08

    Why increasing shale gas production won’t reduce greenhouse gas emissions

    Fracking wellpad in Tioga County, Pennsylvania, within state forest lands (2012). SkyTruth Galleries/Flickr, CC BY-NCThis article was co-written with Vicki Duscha of Fraunhofer ISI and Jan Kersting of TWS Partners. The boom in hydraulic fracturing (fracking) has led to an increase in the production of natural gas in the United States by about...

    Ukraine’s Drain of Talent and Hope Must Stop
    Mar08

    Ukraine’s Drain of Talent and Hope Must Stop

    …read more Source: Hudson...

    Ukraine, Moldova Criticise Nord Stream 2
    Mar08

    Ukraine, Moldova Criticise Nord Stream 2

    “The real nature of the Nord Stream 2 project is far from being economic: this is a political initiative by [Vladimir] Putin aimed at destabilising Europe and depressing European countries,” said Andriy Parubiy, chairman of the Ukrainian parliament. He was speaking at an inter-parliamentary conference incorporating Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine...

    Watch List: March 8, 2018
    Mar08

    Watch List: March 8, 2018

    The items listed below represent potential emerging issues that our analysts are tracking. These can be long term or short term, but will be updated daily. If an item on our Watch List becomes critical, we will email you a full analysis explaining its significance. Each Saturday, we will follow up our daily Watch List for each week with our...

    From vassalisation to emancipation. Ukrainian-Russian gas co-operation has been revised
    Mar08

    From vassalisation to emancipation. Ukrainian-Russian gas co-operation has been revised

    The awards by the Arbitral Tribunal have radically changed the model of Ukrainian-Russian gas relations. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

    Likely Consequences of Council of Europe Concessions to Russia
    Mar08

    Likely Consequences of Council of Europe Concessions to Russia

    There is a growing view in the Council of Europe (CoE) to abandon the sanctions imposed on Russia for its violations of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine. Since the objectives of the sanctions—especially Russia’s withdrawal from Crimea—have not been achieved, lifting them would jeopardise the credibility of the...

    Irritation at the Kremlin following the gas arbitration
    Mar08

    Irritation at the Kremlin following the gas arbitration

    On 2nd March the CEO of Gazprom CEO, Alexei Miller, announced that two gas agreements with the Ukrainian company Naftogaz would be terminated. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

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