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    Ukraine, Russia Face All-Out Trade War As Tensions Over Crimea Resurge
    Nov24

    Ukraine, Russia Face All-Out Trade War As Tensions Over Crimea Resurge

    November 24, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Wanted: A Strong Stand Against Russia
    Nov24

    Wanted: A Strong Stand Against Russia

    The shoot-down by Turkish fighters of a Russian warplane in Turkish airspace is an event of major significance in Syria, Ukraine, and beyond. The savage attack by the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) in Paris on Nov. 13 has prompted French President François Hollande to seek a grand coalition with the United States and Russia against...

    Making Sense of Mariupol’s Messy Elections
    Nov24

    Making Sense of Mariupol’s Messy Elections

    As cities finished counting the votes from Ukraine’s second round of mayoral elections, Mariupol and Krasnoarmiisk in the Donetsk region still haven’t held elections. Mariupol, which over the last nineteen months has been a strategic target of pro-Russian separatists, has become a political battleground. Local elections that were...

    Russia’s Supreme Court to Hear Ukrainian Filmmaker’s Appeal
    Nov24

    Russia’s Supreme Court to Hear Ukrainian Filmmaker’s Appeal

    Lawyer for Crimea native Oleg Sentsov, jailed for 20 years on terrorism charges, hopes for reduced sentence. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    New poll shows majority of British voters back Brexit, as Leave.EU proposes merger with rival Vote Leave campaign
    Nov24

    New poll shows majority of British voters back Brexit, as Leave.EU proposes merger with rival Vote Leave campaign

    New poll shows majority of British voters back Brexit, as Leave.EU proposes merger with rival Vote Leave campaignA new ORB poll for The Independent conducted in the wake of the Paris attacks has support for leaving the EU at 52% compared to 48% support for staying in. It is the first time that a majority has declared itself in favour of Brexit in...

    “So Who Is Felix? An Exploration of the Illusion of Nostalgia for Empire”
    Nov23

    “So Who Is Felix? An Exploration of the Illusion of Nostalgia for Empire”

    Join us for a discussion with Ukrainian author and translator Sophia Andrukhovych, centering on her book Felix Austria (2014). In this novel, Andrukhovych introduces the reader to the history of her hometown of Ivano-Frankivsk and uses the example of one rather bizarre family to explore the Ukrainian myth of “Austrian happiness.” Reception to...

    Ukraine Is Not a Bargaining Chip for Putin’s Support Against ISIS
    Nov23

    Ukraine Is Not a Bargaining Chip for Putin’s Support Against ISIS

    A month and a half ago, while traveling along the frontlines of eastern Ukraine, I predicted that the Minsk II ceasefire agreements would not be respected by the Kremlin and its puppet Peoples’ Republics. It was clear to me—in spite of a tentative ceasefire put in place on October 2—that the situation in the Donbas would continue to...

    Helping Ukraine to reform Naftogaz’s gas transmission business
    Nov23

    Helping Ukraine to reform Naftogaz’s gas transmission business

    This op-ed was originally published in the Kyiv Post. It will also be published in Vox Ukraine. Naftogaz, the giant publically-owned Ukrainian oil and gas company with 80,000 employees, used to be a synonym for wastage, corruption and opacity. But it looks like it might have turned a corner. Thanks to a new management team, a fourfold increase in...

    Ukraine Says Will Restore Power To Crimea After  Pylons Blown Up
    Nov23

    Ukraine Says Will Restore Power To Crimea After Pylons Blown Up

    November 23, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Blackout Grips Much of Crimea
    Nov23

    Blackout Grips Much of Crimea

    Russian-controlled region under state of emergency as weekend blasts sever power supplies from Ukraine. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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