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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Russia may use a trick of offering its peacekeeping mission in Donbas
    Jan26

    Russia may use a trick of offering its peacekeeping mission in Donbas

    In the comment to the website Novoe Vremia, Co-director of Foreign Relations and International Security Programmes of the Razumkov Centre Oleksiy Melnyk explained what threats could arise when the UN Security Council would be addressing the issue of the deployment of peacekeepers in Donbas to resolve the conflict. Since 23 January, the UN...

    THE TIDE IS GOING OUT ON PUTIN.
    Jan26

    THE TIDE IS GOING OUT ON PUTIN.

    BY WILLIAM COURTNEY , DONALD JENSEN ON 1/24/16 …Russia’s current policies put at risk three key ambitions—material well-being, political stability and the ability to exercise power and influence abroad. “In all three contexts, Russia is losing ground …” Russia is a great power whose reach now exceeds its grasp. Although capable of bold...

    It is Indecision Time for Putin, as Russia Muddles Down Ungoverned
    Jan26

    It is Indecision Time for Putin, as Russia Muddles Down Ungoverned

    The annual Davos gathering of the World Economic Forum used to be an occasion where Russia’s always uncertain future was a key topic for debates and investment decisions, but this year it was pointedly ignored. Russia is indeed irrelevant for the main theme of this Forum—the “fourth industrial revolution”, in which information and...

    Ukrainians Need to Stop Waiting for Their White Knight
    Jan25

    Ukrainians Need to Stop Waiting for Their White Knight

    My source leaned forward and said with a muffled voice: “The latest news is that grey cardinal Igor Kononenko’s men have been placed inside Ukrainian Railways, and Member of Parliament Sergei Fayermak of the People’s Front is now in charge of all the seaports.” This conversation with a government insider took place in the...

    The Tide Is Going Out on Putin
    Jan25

    The Tide Is Going Out on Putin

    Russia is losing ground in domestic politics, economics, and foreign policy. It could take steps to strengthen its position, such as withdrawing from Ukraine, privatizing inefficient state enterprises, and improving the investment climate. …read more Source:...

    Is Europe’s Foreign Policy Under Threat from Its Economic Dependence?
    Jan25

    Is Europe’s Foreign Policy Under Threat from Its Economic Dependence?

    Transatlantic TakeBERLIN—As Europe struggles to deal with the refugee crisis, it seems like a long time ago that Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras threatened to undermine EU sanctions against Russia. His flirtation with Russian President Vladimir Putin last year was widely seen as a way for Greece to increase its leverage in negotiations with...

    Ukraine’s Economic Revival Starting in the West
    Jan25

    Ukraine’s Economic Revival Starting in the West

    What do coastal China, northern Mexico, and western Ukraine have in common?After Beijing dropped Maoist economics in the 1970s, low-wage China began to thrive. The economic boom started with the coast, the area closest to the Pacific coast ports of Canada and the United States, with its access to a huge market.Low-wage northern Mexico boomed...

    Did Ukraine’s Cyberattacks Originate in Russia?
    Jan25

    Did Ukraine’s Cyberattacks Originate in Russia?

    As Ukraine grapples with a plethora of challenges, including endemic corruption and trade disputes with Russia, cyberattacks against the country’s critical infrastructure can now be added to the list of issues.In late December, Ukraine experienced what may have been the world’s first blackout caused by a cyberattack. While the...

    Putin has two years left on standby?
    Jan25

    Putin has two years left on standby?

    VIEW FROM RUSSIA RUSSIAN OF ANALYSIS WESTERN PRESS ____________________________________ In interview with Mauldin Economics Friedman said that the collapse of oil prices “empties” the Russian budget. He estimates that in two years the economic forces will tear Russia apart, just like the Soviet Union in 1991. January 25, 2016 The English-language...

    Our understanding of states, sovereignty and statelessness is being tested
    Jan25

    Our understanding of states, sovereignty and statelessness is being tested

    Refugees walk through a frozen field after crossing the border from Macedonia, near the village of Miratovac, Serbia Reuters/Marko DjuricaOne leg of a complicated travel schedule over the holidays imprisoned me in an airport lounge for 12 hours: caught in this liminal space, I began to think about the state, its sovereignty, and the idea of...

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