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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Merkel to Putin: Press Ukrainian Rebels to Stand Down
    Feb03

    Merkel to Putin: Press Ukrainian Rebels to Stand Down

    Kyiv denounces ‘fake’ British media account of proposal to join U.S.-led anti-IS campaign in Syria. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Merkel to Putin: Press Ukrainian Rebels to Stand Down
    Feb03

    Merkel to Putin: Press Ukrainian Rebels to Stand Down

    Kyiv denounces ‘fake’ British media account of proposal to join U.S.-led anti-IS campaign in Syria. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    The US is preparing to “intense rivalry” with Russia by increasing the military budget.
    Feb03

    The US is preparing to “intense rivalry” with Russia by increasing the military budget.

    / New challenges for Russia – the story of a race of military budgets repeats … / – GCSSI. … “More weapons and equipment will be sent to Poland, Romania, Hungary, the Baltic states and others., All the time that the alliance could keep near the Russian border, a fully staffed military armored brigade” February 3, 2016 On Tuesday, the head of the...

    Why Ukraine Must Outsource Its Fight Against Corruption
    Feb03

    Why Ukraine Must Outsource Its Fight Against Corruption

    Ukraine needs to treat the war against corruption as seriously as it does its conflict with Russia. Ukrainian politicians tend to block anti-corruption legislation by proposing endless changes or inserting anti-reform clauses into unrelated laws. Kiev is losing the fight against corruption. It’s time for a radical cure. FP: Why Ukraine Must...

    Germany’s Merkel presses Putin on Ukraine separatists
    Feb03

    Germany’s Merkel presses Putin on Ukraine separatists

    Merkel made clear that she doesn’t see grounds for lifting economic sanctions against Russia at present. In December, the European Union extended the sanctions through July. WP: Germany’s Merkel presses Putin on Ukraine separatists …read more Source: The American Center for a European...

    Ukraine is almost as corrupt as before
    Feb03

    Ukraine is almost as corrupt as before

    This year Ukraine is ranked 130 out of 168 positions, sharing the same position with Cameroon, Iran, Nepal, Nicaragua and Paraguay. There are only 38 countries more corrupt than Ukraine – Transparency International. UAT: Ukraine is almost as corrupt as before …read more Source: The American Center for a European...

    Ethnic Russians Leaving Central Asia and With Them, Putin’s Hopes for Influence
    Feb02

    Ethnic Russians Leaving Central Asia and With Them, Putin’s Hopes for Influence

    Because Vladimir Putin has made the presence of ethnic Russians in other countries so central to his efforts to expand Moscow’s influence, their departure from any region or country means far more now than it did a decade ago. Nowhere has their exit been more massive—and, consequently, the influence of ethnic Russians on local governments...

    Russian Magazine Fined After Story on Putin Daughter
    Feb02

    Russian Magazine Fined After Story on Putin Daughter

    The Russian president fiercely guards his family’s privacy, but details about his two daughters keep trickling out. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Thanks But No Thanks, Mr. Inozemtsev: A Response from Kyiv
    Feb02

    Thanks But No Thanks, Mr. Inozemtsev: A Response from Kyiv

    What is wrong with Vladislav Inozemtsev’s recent opinion piece on how to help Ukraine?The problem with his article is not his advice itself, as flawed as it is, but the logic on which it is built. He uses the logic of imperialism, of an authoritarian state, of conspiracy theorists for whom the world is a chessboard and a powerful few are...

    Petro Burkovskyi – Deputy Chief of the Analytical and Information Division National Institute for Strategic Studies, Kiev
    Feb02

    Petro Burkovskyi – Deputy Chief of the Analytical and Information Division National Institute for Strategic Studies, Kiev

    In the last eight years the European Union has endured a series of unprecedented crises. These have included the global ‘credit crunch’ of 2008-9 that threatened to break up the eurozone, the spillover of Islamist violence and extremism in the wake of the ‘Arab Spring’ and ensuing civil wars in Libya and Syria, and the ‘hybrid...

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