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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Putin’s Crimean gamble: Russia, Ukraine, and the  new Cold War
    Oct26

    Putin’s Crimean gamble: Russia, Ukraine, and the new Cold War

    Event Information October 26, 2015 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM EDTFalk Auditorium Brookings Institution 1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington, DC 20036 Register for the Event Since the time of Catherine the Great, Crimea has been a global tinderbox. Most recently, the world was stunned when the forces of Russian President Vladimir Putin invaded...

    The Older, Better Canada is Back Again
    Oct25

    The Older, Better Canada is Back Again

    I used to call Canada “the land that time forgot.” While the rest of the world lurched from crisis to crisis, Canada remained peaceful, humane, prosperous, progressive, and famously polite, a sort of North American Scandinavia. Polls showed that Canada, for all its blandness and low profile, was one of the world’s most respected...

    Kazakhstan Walking Tightrope Amid Russia-Ukraine Divide
    Oct24

    Kazakhstan Walking Tightrope Amid Russia-Ukraine Divide

    At a time when relations between Russia and the West are at an all-time low because of Moscow’s meddling in Ukraine and Syria, Kazakhstan is finding it increasingly complicated to preserve the balance. In the span of a week this month (October 2015), Kazakhstani President Nursultan Nazarbayev met, in Astana, with his visiting counterparts...

    Belov and the Government’s Ban of ‘the Russians’
    Oct24

    Belov and the Government’s Ban of ‘the Russians’

    A new milestone has passed in the trial of Alexander Belov, the outspoken former leader of the ultra-right Movement Against Illegal Immigration (DPNI) and a current member of the coordinating council for the Russian extreme nationalist opposition. The court completed its investigation, on September 8, and extended Belov’s house arrest for...

    Ukraine’s Local Elections: New Law, Old Problems
    Oct23

    Ukraine’s Local Elections: New Law, Old Problems

    New Eastern Europe. Poland. …read more Source: World Affairs...

    Democracy and Disorientation: Ukraine Votes in Local Elections
    Oct23

    Democracy and Disorientation: Ukraine Votes in Local Elections

    Ukrainians will go to the polls on October 25 to choose their mayors and local council deputies. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

    Netanyahu, the Grand Mufti and the Holocaust: why it is important to get the historical facts right
    Oct23

    Netanyahu, the Grand Mufti and the Holocaust: why it is important to get the historical facts right

    The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, Amin al-Husseini, met with Adolf Hitler in 1941. Bundesarchiv Bild 146-1987-004-09A, Amin al Husseini und Adolf Hitler” by Bundesarchiv, Bild 146-1987-004-09A / Heinrich Hoffmann, CC BY-SAIn a speech to the World Zionist Congress in Jerusalem on October 20, the Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused...

    High Turnout of Grumpy Voters Expected in Ukraine Elections
    Oct23

    High Turnout of Grumpy Voters Expected in Ukraine Elections

    Residents of rebel-held areas and many internally displaced people can’t vote in the third round of nationwide elections since the Maidan uprising. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Norway May Turn Back Bicycle-Mounted Asylum Seekers
    Oct23

    Norway May Turn Back Bicycle-Mounted Asylum Seekers

    Is Oslo’s new policy a sign of warming relations with Moscow or ‘Russophobia’? …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Imperial Gamble Doesn’t Pay Off: New Book Gets Ukraine’s History Wrong
    Oct23

    Imperial Gamble Doesn’t Pay Off: New Book Gets Ukraine’s History Wrong

    In his new book, Imperial Gamble: Putin, Ukraine and the New Cold War, the renowned American journalist Marvin Kalb touches on an issue outside his traditional area of expertise in domestic politics: the conflict between Russia and Ukraine and its implications for US-Russia relations. …read more Source: Atlantic...

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