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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Russian Tanks Would Defeat NATO in Baltics
    Feb05

    Russian Tanks Would Defeat NATO in Baltics

    U.S. military think tank says Russian forces would defeat NATO in less than three days should a war break out in the Baltics region. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    MP Kononenko leaving post after accusations made by Economic Development and Trade Minister Aivaras Abromavicius
    Feb05

    MP Kononenko leaving post after accusations made by Economic Development and Trade Minister Aivaras Abromavicius

    First deputy head of the Petro Poroshenko Bloc faction Ihor Kononenko has said that he leaves this post for the time of the investigation into the accusations made by Economic Development and Trade Minister Aivaras Abromavicius and has invited Abromavicius to pass the lie-detector test regarding the voiced accusations together with him. “With...

    GPO seizes property of ex-minister Zlochevsky
    Feb05

    GPO seizes property of ex-minister Zlochevsky

    The movable and immovable property of former Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine Mykola Zlochevsky in Ukraine has been seized, according to the press service of the Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine (PGO). The PGO filed a petition to court to arrest the property of the ex-Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources of...

    Partial imperative mandate can be used to dissolve the Parliament
    Feb05

    Partial imperative mandate can be used to dissolve the Parliament

    While the coalition continues the negotiation, voting for the amendments to the Constitution of Ukraine is on the way. Meanwhile, the coalition seriously lacks votes, which can be filled through the restoration of the majority for the new Cabinet of Ministers. The bill on partial imperative mandate should solve the problem. The Verkhovna Rada...

    Russia Watches and Puts Own Spin on Moldova’s Crisis (Part One)
    Feb05

    Russia Watches and Puts Own Spin on Moldova’s Crisis (Part One)

    Many international observers anticipated that Russia would move to exploit the anti-government protests in Moldova in order to (as the assumptions went) “destabilize Moldova’s pro-Europe government,” “halt and derail Moldova’s European course,” or even stage a “Maidan in reverse” in Chisinau. The Kremlin was, at a minimum, expected to...

    New START turns five
    Feb04

    New START turns five

    Little is going well in U.S.-Russia relations right now. Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine, major differences over Syria, and the more bellicose tone coming out of the Kremlin have helped drag the bilateral relationship to its lowest point since the 1991 collapse of the Soviet Union. A bright spot One of the few bright spots is...

    Estonia’s Virtual “Russian World”
    Feb04

    Estonia’s Virtual “Russian World”

    Russia’s annexation of Crimea and the war in eastern Ukraine raise difficult questions for Estonia, where nearly one quarter of the population is Russian-speaking. Could Russia’s state media succeed in inciting wide-spread civil disturbances among those Russian-speakers? Jill Dougherty and Riina Kaljurand spent two months interviewing...

    Government Approval Drops as Russians Start to Feel Economic Sting
    Feb04

    Government Approval Drops as Russians Start to Feel Economic Sting

    The results of the latest Levada polls spell trouble for the Kremlin in the run-up to the September parliamentary elections. February 4, 2016 By Sergey Aleksashenko Vladimir Putin’s approval rating has been high ever since he first assumed power as prime minister of Russia in August of 1999 – it has never dipped below 60 percent. Of course,...

    Why there’s a case for bringing private armies in from the cold
    Feb04

    Why there’s a case for bringing private armies in from the cold

    Libya is a country on the brink of total chaos. Two rival groups both claim to be the legitimate government, and between them seem incapable of achieving stability. In the resulting security vacuum, one of the two sides has resorted to hiring private militias to try and keep control. Among these is the Petroleum Facilities Guard (PFG), a private...

    Ukraine Struggles to Recruit Soldiers for War in East
    Feb04

    Ukraine Struggles to Recruit Soldiers for War in East

    February 4, 2016 …read more Source: Center on Global...

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