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    The EU is expected to approve vise-free regime with Ukraine from the second half of 2016
    Dec16

    The EU is expected to approve vise-free regime with Ukraine from the second half of 2016

    Kyiv is now awaiting the EU Commission’s final report on the results of Ukraine’s visa liberalization action plan. The report, which is expected to be released in December, then has to be followed by a political decision by the EU on whether to rescind visas requirements for Ukrainian citizens for short-term travel to the EU, writes...

    China to Build Hongdu Light Attack Aircraft in Ukraine Next Year
    Dec16

    China to Build Hongdu Light Attack Aircraft in Ukraine Next Year

    When the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) collapsed in December 1991, its integrated military-industrial complex was shattered and split up among 15 newly independent countries. Ukraine received many significant assets, including top-notch fighter and aircraft plants as well as the USSR’s most advanced shipyards at Mykolaiv, where...

    Putin Challenges NATO Over Turkey
    Dec16

    Putin Challenges NATO Over Turkey

    Despite both the ongoing tensions in Ukraine as well as Russia’s out-of-area air campaign in Syria, much of the focus of the Russian political-military elite is currently on Turkey, which Russian propaganda has demonized following the November 24 downing of the Su-24M over the Turkish-Syrian border area. President Vladimir Putin authorized...

    Russia’s Moving Targets
    Dec15

    Russia’s Moving Targets

    To receive an email when a new post becomes available, please subscribe here. Measuring the success of Russia’s largest and most recent “cross-border” projects—Ukraine and Syria—is extremely difficult. What could be considered Russia’s ultimate goals there? …read more Source: Woodrow Wilson International Center for...

    NATO on the Right Path from Assurance to Deterrence
    Dec15

    NATO on the Right Path from Assurance to Deterrence

    “The security of NATO members on both sides of the Atlantic is indivisible.” This sentence was adopted by the 28 NATO heads of state and government at the Lisbon Summit in 2010 as part of the current NATO Strategic Concept. With the Lisbon principle, Allies once again underscored that there is one inseparable security area for all its members,...

    Kerry in Moscow to Push for Cooperation in Syrian Conflict
    Dec15

    Kerry in Moscow to Push for Cooperation in Syrian Conflict

    Trip comes as Syrian rebel group denies receiving Russian support. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Food Bans Hitting Russians Where It Hurts
    Dec15

    Food Bans Hitting Russians Where It Hurts

    Food producers warn of further price rises unless a new truck tax is scrapped. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    EU Draws Transnistria Closer to Avoid Looming Instability
    Dec14

    EU Draws Transnistria Closer to Avoid Looming Instability

    On November 29, Transnistria—the Russian-supported separatist region of Moldova—held parliamentary and local elections. Despite predictions to the contrary, the opposition forces won a landslide victory, claiming 31 of the 43 seats in the local legislature (Novosti Pridnestrovya, December 2). Even if unrecognized by the international community,...

    The Crimean Blockade: An Unfinished Saga
    Dec14

    The Crimean Blockade: An Unfinished Saga

    Crimea, which had almost faded from the global political agenda following Russia’s ensuing military operations, first in Eastern Ukraine and then in Syria, has again reemerged in the headlines. Despite the Russian occupation, the annexed peninsula continued to receive all its critical goods, services and power from mainland Ukraine, largely...

    Thank You, George!
    Dec14

    Thank You, George!

    In his 2011 essay, “My Philanthropy,” George Soros described his approach to charitable giving. “I relish confronting harsh reality, and I am drawn to tackling seemingly insoluble problems,” he wrote. Indeed, it is with a consistent determination, generosity, and unwavering faith in Ukraine’s potential that Soros...

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