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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    With Russia overextended elsewhere, Arctic cooperation gets a new chance
    Feb18

    With Russia overextended elsewhere, Arctic cooperation gets a new chance

    Can the United States and Russia actually cooperate in the Arctic? It might seem like wishful thinking, given that Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev asserted that there is in fact a “New Cold War” between the two countries in a speech at the Munich Security Conference. Many people—at that conference and elsewhere—see the idea as far-fetched....

    The Yatsenyuk Chronicles: How Ukraine’s Prime Minister Survived
    Feb18

    The Yatsenyuk Chronicles: How Ukraine’s Prime Minister Survived

    Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has been under pressure to resign, but unexpectedly lived to fight another day after a parliamentary vote of no-confidence against him failed. What lies behind his political survival? | Русский …read more Source: Carnegie Moscow...

    Russia’s mixed signals on eastern Ukraine
    Feb18

    Russia’s mixed signals on eastern Ukraine

    One of the most dangerous elements of Ukraine’s nearly two-year-old conflict remains the unpredictability of its neighbour Russia’s tactics. Despite repeated expressions of support for the Minsk peace process and recognition of Ukraine’s sovereignty over the separatist Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics (DNR, LNR),...

    Ukraine: Prime Minister Yatsenyuk remains in power
    Feb18

    Ukraine: Prime Minister Yatsenyuk remains in power

    In the evening of 16 February, the Ukrainian parliament failed to pass a vote of no confidence in the government of PM Arseniy Yatseniuk. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

    Foreign Tourists Flock to Ruble-Weak Russia
    Feb18

    Foreign Tourists Flock to Ruble-Weak Russia

    The number of foreign visitors is expected to soar in the summer as foreigners take advantage of the weakness of the Russian currency. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Russia Sues Ukraine for $3bn in Unpaid Loans
    Feb18

    Russia Sues Ukraine for $3bn in Unpaid Loans

    The legal move is the latest dispute between the two countries to reach European courts following unsuccessful attempts to agree on debt restructuring. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Cyberspace: new arena for geopolitical rivalry
    Feb18

    Cyberspace: new arena for geopolitical rivalry

    The Russia-Ukraine/U.S. geopolitical rivalry in Europe is now spilling onto a new battlefront—cyber space and critical infrastructure. On February 12, Ukraine’s energy and coal industry ministry hinted that Russia was responsible for a series of cyber attacks against the country’s electricity distribution network when saboteurs hacked...

    India: shaping economic multilateralism
    Feb18

    India: shaping economic multilateralism

    In the last few years, India has made rapid strides in deepening its commitment to the multilateral community: it has co-created new multilateral banks such as the BRICS NDB and AIIB;[1] elevated its involvement in geoeconomic forums, including the G20 and FSB;[2] and reconfigured its engagement with the three Bretton Woods institutions, namely...

    The Odessa Project
    Feb18

    The Odessa Project

    Mikheil Saakashvili, governor of Odessa, promised to make the region a “showcase of reform.” He has yet to make good on that promise. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

    The Meeting between Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill, and Its Political Significance for Ukraine and Russia
    Feb18

    The Meeting between Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill, and Its Political Significance for Ukraine and Russia

    The meeting between the Pope and the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, which took place on 12 February in Havana, has a special religious and political meaning. Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill signed a joint statement in which they referred, among other things, to current events in the world, mainly to conflicts in the Middle East and...

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