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    Doing “the Most Difficult Job in the World”: The UN Secretary-General in the Past, Present and Future
    Jan20

    Doing “the Most Difficult Job in the World”: The UN Secretary-General in the Past, Present and Future

    This year marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations, but will also be a time of transition for the organization. The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) come to an end this year, an occasion that calls for critical reflection as the United Nations prepares to launch the MDGs’ successors, the Sustainable Development...

    Russia demands $2.5 bln from Ukraine for unused gas
    Jan20

    Russia demands $2.5 bln from Ukraine for unused gas

    Russia’s gas giant Gazprom demands that NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine pay $2.549 billion for refusing to buy Russian gas in the 3Q 2015 as provided for in the 2009 contract, which Ukraine argues in Stockholm arbitration. “Today PJSC Gazprom has sent a bill to NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine requesting payments for gas which was not […] …read more...

    With One Eye on Moscow, Europe Presses Ukraine on Reforms
    Jan20

    With One Eye on Moscow, Europe Presses Ukraine on Reforms

    The European Union pressed Ukraine authorities on Monday to overcome political feuding and implement promised reforms as it looks to shore up the country’s democratic and economic credentials. Having so far failed to end the Russian-backed war in eastern Ukraine, Kiev’s western supporters are now seeking to shift the focus onto...

    Poroshenko dismissed four infamous judges
    Jan20

    Poroshenko dismissed four infamous judges

    On January 18, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko dismissed four judges. In particular, Poroshenko has dismissed Rodion Kireiev, a judge of the Pechersk district court of Kyiv, who, the High Council of Justice believes, unreasonably changed the preventive measure against the former Prime Minister Yuliia Tymoshenko from recognizance not to leave...

    Timothy Ash: Is Ukraine-Russian peace deal brewing behind the scenes?
    Jan20

    Timothy Ash: Is Ukraine-Russian peace deal brewing behind the scenes?

    Something significant might be happening in the Ukraine peace process. KP: Timothy Ash: Is Ukraine-Russian peace deal brewing behind the scenes? …read more Source: The American Center for a European...

    Russia: Turn to China?
    Jan20

    Russia: Turn to China?

    After its relations with the West deteriorated massively in the course of the Ukraine crisis, Russia has been aligning itself increasingly towards China. This shift is most obvious in the strategic spheres of military and energy cooperation. Even if the immediate impacts on Germany and the European Union – caused by the dynamics in the...

    Rethinking the security of the European Union’s gas supply
    Jan20

    Rethinking the security of the European Union’s gas supply

    Highlights The security of the European Union’s gas supplies is crucial to ensuring that supplies to households are not disrupted in freezing winters, that industry can flourish and that the EU cannot be blackmailed in vital foreign policy questions. Gas supply security should be addressed at EU level because a joint solution would be...

    Iranian oil threatens to sink the Russian economy.
    Jan20

    Iranian oil threatens to sink the Russian economy.

    VIEW FROM RUSSIA RUSSIAN ANALYSIS OF WESTERN PRESS __________________________________“President Putin was in economic terms with nothing” …it would be the beginning of the end of the social contract between the “king” and the people? January 19, 2016 After the removal of international sanctions, Iran is going to pump more oil in an oversaturated...

    How to Help Ukraine: An Alternative Vision
    Jan19

    How to Help Ukraine: An Alternative Vision

    Three former US Ambassadors to Ukraine recently wrote an op-ed article in the New York Times (“Investing in Ukraine’s Future,” December 30, 2015) that called for an increase in Western financial assistance to Ukraine and argued that the country is now “teetering on the brink.” I strongly support their willingness to...

    Kadyrov’s Friends Issue Threats to Critics
    Jan19

    Kadyrov’s Friends Issue Threats to Critics

    Siberian politician claims thinly disguised death threat forced him to apologize to the Chechen strongman leader. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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