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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Izborsky Club Says Moscow Must Block Alliance of Baltic–Black Sea States
    Feb24

    Izborsky Club Says Moscow Must Block Alliance of Baltic–Black Sea States

    Twenty-five years ago, Moscow’s massive nuclear weapons stockpile could not prevent the Soviet Union from falling apart, because of a conjunction of domestic problems and opposition from abroad, the influential Izborsky Club says. Today, Russia has recovered from the disasters of the 1990s; but the situation both at home and abroad is such...

    Surkov and Gryzlov: Russia’s New Negotiators on Ukraine (Part Two)
    Feb24

    Surkov and Gryzlov: Russia’s New Negotiators on Ukraine (Part Two)

    *To read Part One, please click here. Russia’s new representative in the Minsk Contact Group “on the implementation of the peace plan in the East of Ukraine,” Boris Gryzlov, has been closely associated with President Vladimir Putin for nearly 20 years, since Putin was still working in St. Petersburg. The new envoy takes over this assignment...

    Killing by Sanctions
    Feb24

    Killing by Sanctions

    While Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright, who is currently advising presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, famously said that the estimated 500,000 children who died as a result of US sanctions on Iraq was “worth it.” It was, perhaps, a rare moment of candor from a politician, an admission that Washington is willing to support ostensibly...

    Ukrainian Nuclear History Fellowship
    Feb23

    Ukrainian Nuclear History Fellowship

    The Odessa Center for Nonproliferation (OdCNP), a partner of the Nuclear Proliferation International History Project, invites applications for a fellowship hosted in Odessa, Ukraine. The Fellowship is an opportunity for scholars and researchers to conduct research on themes pertaining to the nuclear history of Ukraine. This fellowship is...

    The Winners from Russia-West Conflict
    Feb23

    The Winners from Russia-West Conflict

    Transatlantic TakePhoto: REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko WASHINGTON—On February 15, EU foreign ministers agreed to remove the sanctions first imposed in 2004 on Belarus’s President Alexander Lukashenko and other Belarusian officials and companies, following the temporary lifting of EU and U.S. sanctions last October. This is only a small part of a...

    Russia’s Ragtag Eurasian Economic Union
    Feb23

    Russia’s Ragtag Eurasian Economic Union

    Photo Credit On February 22, Kazakhstan announced the adoption of an “official program” to move the Kazakh language from the Cyrillic to the Latin alphabet by 2025. This seemingly domestic development is indicative of a broader regional trend: the ties between the members of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) are weakening. The EEU, Russia’s...

    US-ROK-Japanese trilateral security cooperation: A US perspective
    Feb23

    US-ROK-Japanese trilateral security cooperation: A US perspective

    When President Barack Obama announced his much-touted “rebalance” to Asia in a speech in Australia in November 2011, his administration believed that its new stance toward the Asia-Pacific policy would be his foreign policy legacy. Having ended, so they hoped, America’s military involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan, their emphasis on...

    Moscow Exhibition on U.S. ‘Lies’ Distorts Uncomfortable Facts
    Feb23

    Moscow Exhibition on U.S. ‘Lies’ Distorts Uncomfortable Facts

    Pro-Kremlin youth group uses inaccurate and misleading information to expose U.S. ‘lies,’ Novaya Gazeta says. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Parliament Votes to Weaken Ukraine’s Key Anti-Corruption Law
    Feb23

    Parliament Votes to Weaken Ukraine’s Key Anti-Corruption Law

    Since the overthrow of former President Viktor Yanukovych, the attitude of Ukraine’s post-Maidan government toward reform could best be described as ambivalent. Last week was a case in point. While Kyiv and its Western partners remained riveted by the fate of Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, parliament greatly weakened a key...

    US and Germany asked Ukraine not to take any actions in 2014 in response to Russia’s takeover of Crimea
    Feb23

    US and Germany asked Ukraine not to take any actions in 2014 in response to Russia’s takeover of Crimea

    The United States and Germany asked Ukraine not to start any active operations in 2014, which could trigger a large-scale ground invasion of the Russian army. UAT: US and Germany asked Ukraine not to take any actions in 2014 in response to Russia’s takeover of Crimea …read more Source: The American Center for a European...

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