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    Ukraine Insists on International Police Mission in Donetsk-Luhansk
    May28

    Ukraine Insists on International Police Mission in Donetsk-Luhansk

    The top leaders of Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine (the “Normandy Group”) conferred by telephone on the night of May 23–24, at Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s initiative. Poroshenko sought an endorsement of Kyiv’s proposal for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) to create and deploy an armed...

    Moscow Plays Divide-and-Conquer Strategy Against Crimean Tatars
    May28

    Moscow Plays Divide-and-Conquer Strategy Against Crimean Tatars

    According to Refat Chubarov, the president of the Crimean Tatar World Congress and the elected chairperson of the Mejlis (the quasi-governing assembly of the Crimean Tatars), the Russian Federation is in the process of creating a Crimean Tatar military corps to neutralize protests and counter defiance against the occupying forces of the annexed...

    Iran Without Nuclear Weapons: We Can Only Hope
    May27

    Iran Without Nuclear Weapons: We Can Only Hope

    Related Commentaryvia StrategikaHistory suggests three ways to prevent a state that has the capacity of going nuclear from exercising that option. The first is a security guarantee in exchange for denuclearization. The former Soviet republic of Ukraine took this route in 1994, when it gave up its extensive nuclear stockpile and jointed the...

    Europe Revolts Against Russian Sanctions
    May27

    Europe Revolts Against Russian Sanctions

    From ministerial offices to barricades on the streets, Europe is in open revolt against anti-Russian sanctions which have cost workers and businesses millions of jobs and earnings. Granted, the contentious issues are wider than anti-Russian sanctions. However, the latter are entwined with growing popular discontent across the EU. Germany’s...

    Should Ukraine Privatise its Energy Companies?
    May27

    Should Ukraine Privatise its Energy Companies?

    Recent studies have focused on the importance of fighting corruption and transitioning to the standards of the EU energy market, but Zaslavskiy argues that Ukraine also needs large-scale and quick privatisation of its hydrocarbon sector. Without a strong market foundation, populist demands will continue to overtake energy policy-making in the...

    Ukraine angered by German call to lift Russia sanctions
    May27

    Ukraine angered by German call to lift Russia sanctions

    Germany’s vice-chancellor, Sigmar Gabriel (SPD), has provoked the ire of Ukraine after calling for sanctions against Russia to be gradually lifted. EurActiv’s partner Der Tagesspiegel reports. …read more Source:...

    Radioactive ashtray.
    May27

    Radioactive ashtray.

    From GCSSI archive A new arms race is rapidly transform Russia in the late USSR “Gazeta.Ru” 17.03.2014 … If Russia seriously, and not just for the sake of public relations will be involved in a new arms race, it risks becoming even gas station as figuratively called her ex-presidential candidate of the Republican Party, Senator John McCain, and...

    NATO Assesses Ukraine and Invites Montenegro: Who’s Afraid of Vladimir Putin?
    May27

    NATO Assesses Ukraine and Invites Montenegro: Who’s Afraid of Vladimir Putin?

    Doug Bandow NATO’s foreign ministers met last week to assess current security threats. They discussed Afghanistan and North Africa, considered the Russian challenge, and invited Montenegro to join. Alas, the meeting illustrated how NATO has become an expensive burden for America, reducing U.S. security. The North Atlantic Treaty...

    Savchenko’s release from Russia isn’t about solving the situation in Donbas
    May27

    Savchenko’s release from Russia isn’t about solving the situation in Donbas

    Jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko was sent back to her homeland from Russia in a prisoner swap as diplomacy to end the separatist conflict on the two nations’ border gathers pace. After being pardoned by Russian President Vladimir Putin, she arrived by plane Wednesday afternoon in the capital, Kiev, greeted by her mother and her...

    Gorbachev Banned From Ukraine
    May27

    Gorbachev Banned From Ukraine

    Former Soviet leader won’t be able to visit for five years because of support for Crimea annexation. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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