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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Russian First Guards Tank Army as an Instrument of Hybrid War Against Baltic States
    Jun23

    Russian First Guards Tank Army as an Instrument of Hybrid War Against Baltic States

    The 1st Guards Tank Army was formed in the Soviet Union, during the Second World War, in 1943. It was disbanded in 1999, but re-established in 2015. As more details about this reborn heavy military unit come to light, worries increase about the threat it may specifically pose to the Baltic region. This past May, the military-focused news outlet...

    Film Screening: “Breaking Point: The War for Democracy in Ukraine”
    Jun22

    Film Screening: “Breaking Point: The War for Democracy in Ukraine”

    Exclusive Washington, D.C. Sneak Preview of Breaking Point, a Documentary by Three Time Academy Award Winning Director, Mark Jonathan Harris. Directions: Directions to the Wilson Center …read more Source: Woodrow Wilson International Center for...

    Thanks to Russia, Ukrainians Swell Ranks of Kyiv Patriarchate
    Jun22

    Thanks to Russia, Ukrainians Swell Ranks of Kyiv Patriarchate

    Russia’s continued meddling in Ukraine is driving Ukrainian citizens out of the Russian Orthodox Church. Instead, they are swelling the ranks of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Kyiv Patriarchate.Traditionally, Ukraine has been home to the vast majority of Russian Orthodox Church members. In 1990, of the almost twelve thousand Orthodox...

    Now’s the Time to Block Nord Stream 2 and Step Up Ukraine’s Energy Diplomacy
    Jun22

    Now’s the Time to Block Nord Stream 2 and Step Up Ukraine’s Energy Diplomacy

    Ukraine—a county that rejected aggression and militarization when it broke away from the Soviet Union—is fighting three wars today: the front in the east against an expansionist power, the battle within to defeat cronyism and corruption, and an economic war to reorient trade flows and modernize its economy. The world’s attention, as well as...

    Does the Brexit Vote Mark the End of Internationalism?
    Jun22

    Does the Brexit Vote Mark the End of Internationalism?

    (Photo: Flickr / Photo: portal gda) This week might represent the beginning of the end for international cooperation. All the treaties, alliances, and unions that have incrementally strengthened the ties between nations over the last several centuries have suddenly been revealed as a house of cards, which a wayward puff of air known as Brexit...

    EU Renews Sanctions on Crimea but Overlooks Plight of Crimean Tatars
    Jun22

    EU Renews Sanctions on Crimea but Overlooks Plight of Crimean Tatars

    In April 2016, Crimea’s de facto authorities banned the Crimean Tatar Mejlis—the organ of political representation for Crimean Tatars on the peninsula—under the pretext of “extremism.” Increasingly, Crimean Tatars seem to be framed as “extremist” just for being themselves.A historically nonviolent community, Crimean Tatars were the most...

    Bracing for Brexit
    Jun22

    Bracing for Brexit

    The specter of the UK’s departure – and a possible jolt to their economies and remittance payments – is haunting Central and Eastern Europeans. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    New Google Earth Satellite Update Confirms Presence of Buk in Eastern Ukraine
    Jun22

    New Google Earth Satellite Update Confirms Presence of Buk in Eastern Ukraine

    Today, Google Earth updated its historical satellite imagery to include Donetsk and Makiivka at 11:08am (local time) on July 17, 2014, the day of the downing of Flight MH17. Bellingcat has previously purchased portions of this image, with the Digital Globe catalog ID of 105041001104D000, to show that the Russian Ministry of Defense had doctored...

    EU Set to Extend Sanctions Against Russia
    Jun22

    EU Set to Extend Sanctions Against Russia

    Talk of easing the measures in some European capitals still not enough to force a rollback. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Putin Praises Duma for Work to Integrate Crimea
    Jun22

    Putin Praises Duma for Work to Integrate Crimea

    June 22, 2016 …read more Source: Center on Global...

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