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    Military and Security Dimensions of the Donbas Conflict. Talk by Igor Sutyagin. April, 21,7pm
    Mar18

    Military and Security Dimensions of the Donbas Conflict. Talk by Igor Sutyagin. April, 21,7pm

    Two years of the conflict in the east of Ukraine have been a testing time for Ukraine’s leadership, its armed forces, which had to build their capacities from scratch. With the diplomatic solution for the conflict in limbo, it remains to be seen what its frozen model will look like or what potential further confrontation will entail. Igor...

    The FAQs: State Department Says Actions of Islamic State Constitute Genocide
    Mar18

    The FAQs: State Department Says Actions of Islamic State Constitute Genocide

    What did Secretary Kerry say about Islamic State and genocide? In a speech on Thursday, Secretary of State John Kerry said that the U.S. has determined that the actions of Islamic State (aka ISIS) against Christians and other minority groups in Iraq and Syria constitutes an act of genocide. on The FAQs: State Department Says Actions of Islamic...

    Russia’s Military Operation in Syria: A New Stage
    Mar18

    Russia’s Military Operation in Syria: A New Stage

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on 14 March announced his decision to remove part of the country’s military contingent from Syria. However, this step does not mean the end of Russia’s military presence in that country, especially since the aims of its operation in Syria have been only partially reached. Although Russia managed to...

    The Obama Doctrine and Ukraine
    Mar18

    The Obama Doctrine and Ukraine

    Editors’ Note: In his interview with Jeffrey Goldberg of The Atlantic, President Obama said Ukraine is a core interest for Moscow in a way that it is not for the United States. But the United States could have done more to help Kiev resist the Kremlin’s aggression, without engaging in war with Russia. This post originally appeared on...

    Russia Could Redeploy in Syria in ‘Hours’
    Mar18

    Russia Could Redeploy in Syria in ‘Hours’

    Days after surprise pullout pledge, Putin says Russian forces ready to return anytime, airbase will remain active. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Russia Marks 2 Year Anniversary of Crimea Annexation
    Mar18

    Russia Marks 2 Year Anniversary of Crimea Annexation

    March 18, 2016 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Fighting Back: New Bill Aims to Counter Russian Disinformation
    Mar18

    Fighting Back: New Bill Aims to Counter Russian Disinformation

    Russia’s attempts to win over hearts and minds in Ukraine, Eastern Europe, and beyond are succeeding—in large part because of the United States’ disengagement in the information arena, say experts. In response, Senators Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) introduced a bill on March 16 that would significantly beef up the...

    Moldovan Gang Accused of Masterminding Italian Art Theft
    Mar18

    Moldovan Gang Accused of Masterminding Italian Art Theft

    Guard may have helped armed thieves lift valuable Renaissance works from Verona’s Castelvecchio Museum. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Why non-recognition matters in Crimea
    Mar18

    Why non-recognition matters in Crimea

    Europe will need to be in for the long-haul on non-recognition of Russia’s annexation …read more Source: European Council on Foreign...

    EU leaders agree to submit watered-down offer to Turkey
    Mar18

    EU leaders agree to submit watered-down offer to Turkey

    EU leaders agree to submit watered-down offer to TurkeyEU leaders have agreed on the terms of the draft migrant deal that will be presented to Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu in Brussels today. The latest draft reportedly includes clearer assurances that asylum claims lodged on the Greek islands will be assessed individually – a move aimed...

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