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    The Economics of Ukraine’s Political Crisis
    Apr07

    The Economics of Ukraine’s Political Crisis

    Ukraine’s current political crisis is easy to understand. It was unleashed by an offensive by the Poroshenko Bloc to get greater control over the government. It started on February 3, when Economy Minister Aivaras Abramovicius resigned in protest against Ihor Kononenko, the gray cardinal of the Poroshenko Bloc, and it was aggravated by the...

    Ukraine — in limbo between crisis and transformation? [Policy Podcast]
    Apr07

    Ukraine — in limbo between crisis and transformation? [Policy Podcast]

    Written by Naja Bentzen, © peteri / Fotolia When Ukraine’s then President Viktor Yanukovich caved in to Russian pressure and refused to sign the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement in 2013, he involuntarily sparked the ‘revolution of dignity’ that paved the way for his own ousting on 22 February 2014, igniting hope for a European future....

    You Wouldn’t Think It from the Headlines, but Ukraine Is Making Progress
    Apr07

    You Wouldn’t Think It from the Headlines, but Ukraine Is Making Progress

    It’s been a rough several weeks for Ukraine in the news. From the firing of prominent reformer Davit Sakvarelidze from the Prosecutor General’s Office to the recent release of the “Panama Papers,” which seemingly link President Petro Poroshenko to several offshore accounts and sparked accusations from members of the Verkhovna Rada of...

    Ukraine’s Take on the Dutch Referendum Results and Crimean Annexation
    Apr07

    Ukraine’s Take on the Dutch Referendum Results and Crimean Annexation

    Date: Thursday, April 7, 2016Featured image: Research and analysis for: Europe’s East & RussiaFeatured in R&A: 1Related profiles: Bruno Lete …read more Source: The German Marshall Fund of the United...

    How Ukraine Can Contribute to NATO’s Forward Defense
    Apr07

    How Ukraine Can Contribute to NATO’s Forward Defense

    NATO has decided to bolster its military operations in Central Europe to better deter and, if necessary, defend against Russian aggression. Toward that end, Alliance military authorities have been tasked to develop plans for the deployment of multinational units, possibly battalions or brigades, that will be deployed on a persistent basis along...

    The Future of Europe Depends on This Vote in the Netherlands
    Apr07

    The Future of Europe Depends on This Vote in the Netherlands

    (Photo: Flickr / Moyan Brenn) The future of Europe is being decided this week in the Netherlands. Perhaps you thought that the European Union’s fate would be voted up or down in June, when the United Kingdom holds its referendum on continued membership. The “leave now” constituency in the UK currently holds a four-point lead, though much...

    Juncker sad about the Dutch referendum, Cameron says it won’t affect Brexit
    Apr07

    Juncker sad about the Dutch referendum, Cameron says it won’t affect Brexit

    European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker was saddened by the outcome of a Dutch referendum which saw voters reject a key EU pact with Ukraine, his spokesman said today (7 April). …read more Source:...

    Dutch Referendum a Difficult Result for EU and Ukraine
    Apr07

    Dutch Referendum a Difficult Result for EU and Ukraine

    April 7, 2016 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Dutch Snub EU in Vote Hailed From `Brexit’ Camp and Le Pen
    Apr07

    Dutch Snub EU in Vote Hailed From `Brexit’ Camp and Le Pen

    Dutch voters rejected a treaty between the European Union and Ukraine in a referendum that exposed the extent of anti-EU sentiment in one of the bloc’s founding members. European citizens are showing their frustration with a bloc that has been beset by a refugee crisis, security challenges and economic stagnation. Bloomberg: Dutch Snub EU...

    Yatsenyuk could stay on as Ukraine prime minister until September
    Apr07

    Yatsenyuk could stay on as Ukraine prime minister until September

    For Poroshenko it is now about his personal survival first. No prime minister change now until September and the next opportunity for government change and no confidence motion in Yatsenyuk. KP: Yatsenyuk could stay on as Ukraine prime minister until September …read more Source: The American Center for a European...

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