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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Ukraine: With Minsk stalled, Russian sanctions must continue
    Mar03

    Ukraine: With Minsk stalled, Russian sanctions must continue

    The West should stick to its sanction policy towards Russia, following numerous ceasefire violations by Moscow-supported separatists in eastern Ukraine, according to several high-profile officials who spoke in Kyiv yesterday (2 March). …read more Source:...

    NATO Commander: Russia uses Syrian refugees as ’weapon’ against West
    Mar03

    NATO Commander: Russia uses Syrian refugees as ’weapon’ against West

    NATO’s top general accused Russia and Syria of fomenting a mass exodus of refugees as a “weapon” against the West. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Meeting to honour Ukrainian poet Taras Shevchenko banned in Russian-occupied Crimea
    Mar03

    Meeting to honour Ukrainian poet Taras Shevchenko banned in Russian-occupied Crimea

    The de facto authorities under Russian occupation have refused to allow the traditional gathering in Simferopol on March 9. Gatherings to lay flowers and read Taras Shevchenko’s works required courage under the Soviet regime and could result in arrests. For Crimea under Russian occupation those times have returned. …read more Source:...

    Savchenko: You haven’t broken me & you won’t. I am no object for bargaining
    Mar03

    Savchenko: You haven’t broken me & you won’t. I am no object for bargaining

    Nadiya Savchenko has threatened to refuse even water if sentence is not passed soon. The prosecutor is demanding 23 years for the former military pilot captured by Kremlin-backed militants in eastern Ukraine and abducted to Russia, AND a fine for ‘illegally crossing the border’. …read more Source: Kharkiv Human Rights Protection...

    Eurasian Union’s Expansion Falters Amid Russia’s Economic Woes
    Mar03

    Eurasian Union’s Expansion Falters Amid Russia’s Economic Woes

    In a recent interview with the media, Kyrgyzstan’s Deputy Prime Minister Oleg Pankratov, whose portfolio includes overseeing the country’s membership in the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), reported that the Kyrgyz Republic’s accession (as of August 12, 2015) to this Russian-led trading bloc has so far produced mixed results....

    Aspen Institute Kyiv: Preparing Young Leaders in Ukraine
    Mar02

    Aspen Institute Kyiv: Preparing Young Leaders in Ukraine

    Filed in Blog Topics: Aspen Institute Kyiv Aspen Institute Executive Vice President Elliot Gerson meets with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Kyiv, Ukraine. Gerson was in Ukraine to celebrate the work of Aspen Institute Kyiv, which launched last November. Aspen Institute Kyiv is dedicated to promoting values-based leadership in Ukraine and...

    Thinking The Unthinkable: Can Japan Bring Russia Back to the G7?
    Mar02

    Thinking The Unthinkable: Can Japan Bring Russia Back to the G7?

    For Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, 2016 is a special year. As the chairman of the G7 summit, he aims to showcase Japan’s global leadership. The prime minister’s diplomatic zest is well-known and largely fueled by his “Abe Doctrine.” This doctrine promotes an ambitious, multi-vector foreign policy that has made him the most...

    Early Elections in Ukraine Are Scarier Than You Think
    Mar02

    Early Elections in Ukraine Are Scarier Than You Think

    Should Ukraine hold new elections? Despite the failure of Ukraine’s parliament to remove the government of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk from office on February 16, the defection of two parties from the governing coalition gives President Petro Poroshenko the ability to declare the absence of a majority coalition and force new...

    Two Cheers for Cold War!
    Mar02

    Two Cheers for Cold War!

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev’s recent suggestion that Russia and the West are embroiled in cold war provoked hasty denials by Western policymakers and commentators.In fact, Medvedev was right: cold war between Russia and the West does exist. But the West’s denials were unnecessary, because cold war is the best possible...

    Women of the Euromaidan: Where Were They Then and Where Are They Now
    Mar02

    Women of the Euromaidan: Where Were They Then and Where Are They Now

    As Kateryna Kruk walked among her fellow protesters in Kyiv’s central square while checking her phone during the early days of the Euromaidan in December 2013, she noticed an opportunity: Ukrainians shared news of the revolution almost entirely in Ukrainian or Russian. Inspired by the use of social media during the Arab Spring, Kruk started...

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