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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Kremlin Perplexed by Montenegrin Leader’s ‘Strange’ Statements
    Oct28

    Kremlin Perplexed by Montenegrin Leader’s ‘Strange’ Statements

    Russia is trying to derail his country’s NATO aspirations, Milo Djukanovic says. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Forget Russia, European energy security begins at home
    Oct28

    Forget Russia, European energy security begins at home

    With Russian-European relations at a low ebb, now is a tricky time to push forward a new energy agreement between the two. Nevertheless, on September 4, a consortium of energy companies—including Gazprom, Shell, ENGIE, OMV, BASF, and E.ON—signed a shareholders’ agreement on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline. With a total capacity of 55 billion...

    Yandex Moves Into Algorithmic News Business
    Oct28

    Yandex Moves Into Algorithmic News Business

    Russia’s largest search engine will tap its data-crunching power to send news quicker and more cheaply. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Russia Unveils Moon Landing Plans
    Oct28

    Russia Unveils Moon Landing Plans

    Private companies to be allowed into the Russian space services market within five years. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Why can’t the UN protect civilians in places like Syria?
    Oct28

    Why can’t the UN protect civilians in places like Syria?

    Wartime Syria Stringer/ReutersTo many Americans, it feels as if the world is becoming a more violent place. Besieged nightly with video of conflicts across the Afghanistan, Nigeria, the Middle East and Ukraine, it would be easy to draw that conclusion. Surprisingly, perhaps, the opposite is true: fewer people die in wars than ever before. The...

    Can the EU keep the peace in Europe? Not a chance
    Oct28

    Can the EU keep the peace in Europe? Not a chance

    Reuters/Yves HermanThe European Union won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2012 because of its “six decade-long contribution to peace and human rights in Europe”. In 2015, as the UK gears up towards its referendum on EU membership, we hear very often that the EU played a key role in building peace after World War II. For all its faults, the argument...

    Russian Military Activity: October 21 – 27, 2015
    Oct28

    Russian Military Activity: October 21 – 27, 2015

    Download the PDF Russia continued to shape conditions on the ground in Syria and elsewhere in the Middle East following the air safety memorandum of understanding signed with the U.S. on October 20, 2015. Tags Ukraine Project UkrainePromote …read more Source: Institute for the Study of...

    Belarus Redoubles Efforts to Connect With the World
    Oct27

    Belarus Redoubles Efforts to Connect With the World

    While the outcome of this past month’s presidential elections in Belarus continues to be discussed, the major news refrains have become the debate on a Russian airbase in Belarus, rapprochement with the West, the prospects for economic reform, and labor migration to and from Belarus. During an improvised briefing at a Minsk voting precinct...

    Another Punished People, the Pontic Greeks, Posing New Problems for Moscow in Crimea
    Oct27

    Another Punished People, the Pontic Greeks, Posing New Problems for Moscow in Crimea

    The Soviet government tried to force out the Pontic Greeks from the southern part of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) in the early 1920s, and then subjected that community to three waves of deportation to Central Asia in 1937, 1942 and 1949. Now, the Russian successor state is having new problems with this community—not only in the...

    NATO’s future structure: From ‘A Hard Look at Hard Power’
    Oct27

    NATO’s future structure: From ‘A Hard Look at Hard Power’

    The Strategic Studies Institute recently published A Hard Look at Hard Power: Assessing the Defense Capabilities of Key U.S. Allies and Security Partners. Edited by Gary J. Schmitt, codirector of the Marilyn Ware Center for Security Studies at AEI, and featuring contributions from him, AEI scholar Michael Mazza, and others, it fills critical gaps...

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