: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks

    Destruction of Donbas Economy Supports Local Russia-Backed ‘Insurgency’
    Dec17

    Destruction of Donbas Economy Supports Local Russia-Backed ‘Insurgency’

    Ukrainian oligarch Rinat Akhmetov’s key energy company DTEK announced the restructuring of its $750 million and $160 million Eurobonds, which are set to mature in 2018 (Interfax-Ukraine, December 1). One of the main reasons for the company’s continuing financial troubles has been the war in Ukraine’s eastern region of Donbas...

    Obama: The Fairy-Tale President?
    Dec17

    Obama: The Fairy-Tale President?

    (Image: Wikipedia) In fairy tales, the hero makes a wish. After a few trials, the wish comes true, and everyone lives happily ever after. But only in this Disney version of fairy tales is wish fulfillment so straightforward. In Goethe’s modern fairy tale, a scholar dreams of knowledge and power. A stranger grants his wish, but the ambitious...

    Song of Ukraine: Svyatoslav Vakarchuk, Lead Singer of Okean Elzy, Shares His Vision for the Future
    Dec16

    Song of Ukraine: Svyatoslav Vakarchuk, Lead Singer of Okean Elzy, Shares His Vision for the Future

    It’s not unusual to describe a prominent political figure as a figurative “rock star.” Well in the case of social activist, Svyatoslav Vakarchuk, lead vocalist for Okean Elzy (the most successful post-Soviet rock band in Ukraine), it happens to be literally true. The rock icon is also a well-known advocate of Ukrainian national identity and...

    Ukraine: Society No Longer Willing to Compromise with a Compromise
    Dec16

    Ukraine: Society No Longer Willing to Compromise with a Compromise

    Whoever directed the show in Ukraine’s parliament on December 11—when a ruling-party coalition parliamentarian dragged Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk from the podium—may have achieved their objective: there was no serious discussion of the government’s record that day. As a result of internal and external compromises, the current...

    ‘Washington Has Gone From “Regime Change” to “Political Transition” in Syria, But We are Not Stupid’
    Dec16

    ‘Washington Has Gone From “Regime Change” to “Political Transition” in Syria, But We are Not Stupid’

    It is a good sign that John Kerry visited Moscow and had high-level meetings, but we must remember that US foreign policy will not change on a dime, said Daniel McAdams, Executive Director of the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity.RT: Washington appears to be backing away from previous calls to isolate Russia… What is behind the...

    “Ukraine is a work in progress by Putin,” Says General Wesley Clark
    Dec16

    “Ukraine is a work in progress by Putin,” Says General Wesley Clark

    Retired US Army General Wesley Clark, former NATO Supreme Allied Commander, Europe, has campaigned since 2014 to convince Western governments to provide lethal aid to Ukraine to fend off Russia’s occupation of 9 percent of its territory.In a wide-ranging interview, he talked about why this hasn’t happened and about Russian President...

    Ukraine To Halt Trade With Crimea By Mid-January
    Dec16

    Ukraine To Halt Trade With Crimea By Mid-January

    December 16, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Should Ukraine Forget Its History?
    Dec16

    Should Ukraine Forget Its History?

    On November 25, 2010, while on a state visit to Kyiv, Israel’s President Shimon Peres stated that, “If Ukrainians were to ask me for advice, I would say: forget history.” Coming from the president of a country steeped in history, the comment was at first glance bizarre. Directed at a country embroiled in seemingly endless...

    Saakashvili’s Verbal Attack on Colleagues Ends in Damp Squib
    Dec16

    Saakashvili’s Verbal Attack on Colleagues Ends in Damp Squib

    Ukrainian Interior Ministry denounces Odessa governor’s claims as ‘absolute lies.’ …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Ukraine to Suspend Trade With Crimea in 30 Days: PM Yatseniuk
    Dec16

    Ukraine to Suspend Trade With Crimea in 30 Days: PM Yatseniuk

    December 16, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Page 489 of 823

    Pin It on Pinterest