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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Defending Europe by Arming Ukraine
    Feb10

    Defending Europe by Arming Ukraine

    Overturning its policy of supplying Ukraine with strictly non-lethal military aid, the US will soon supply the Ukrainian military with much-anticipated anti-tank guided missiles. However, will this be enough to turn the tide of the war in the Donbas?Download the article (PDF)Russia’s undeclared war against Ukraine began on 20 February 2014....

    Verbal Strategies from Kosovo to Crimea. Part One
    Feb10

    Verbal Strategies from Kosovo to Crimea. Part One

    Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014 has become a turning point for the Kremlin’s relationship with the West. While inside Russia the event is largely viewed as a “restoration of historical justice,” in the West it is perceived as a violation of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity and essentially as the first...

    The-wider-implications-of-Zapad-2017
    Feb10

    The-wider-implications-of-Zapad-2017

    2017 marked the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution. A century on, Moscow has a rather different view of revolutionaries, as shown by the Zapad 2017 military exercise held on 14–20 September 2017. Zapad (West) is one of several military exercises that Russia regularly holds; others include Kavkaz (Caucasus), Tsentr (Centre) and Vostok...

    Anti-corruption groups question motives for prosecution of YouControl open access firm
    Jan31

    Anti-corruption groups question motives for prosecution of YouControl open access firm

    A number of Ukrainian anti-corruption NGOs, including Transparency International in Ukraine, have expressed concern over the criminal proceedings against YouControl and its founder Serhiy Milman which they view as pressure on an open access firm providing invaluable assistance to anti-corruption campaigners and journalists. …read more...

    Syrian Kurds: the Other Woman in America’s Relationship with Turkey
    Jan31

    Syrian Kurds: the Other Woman in America’s Relationship with Turkey

    Ted Galen Carpenter Tensions have existed for years between Washington and Ankara over the Kurdish population in both Iraq and Syria. U.S. officials regard the Kurds as able fighters and democratic secular allies in the struggle against Islamic extremism. Turkish leaders view them and their agenda for an independent Kurdish homeland as a menace...

    Ukraine’s Youth: Politically Disinterested and Low Trust in the EU
    Jan31

    Ukraine’s Youth: Politically Disinterested and Low Trust in the EU

    The political apathy of Ukraine’s youth should come as a warning, especially at a moment when those in government are putting personal interests ahead of the country’s reform agenda. …read more Source: Carnegie...

    Watch List: Jan. 30, 2018
    Jan31

    Watch List: Jan. 30, 2018

    The items listed below represent potential emerging issues that our analysts are tracking. These can be long term or short term, but will be updated daily. If an item on our Watch List becomes critical, we will email you a full analysis explaining its significance. Each Saturday, we will follow up our daily Watch List for each week with our...

    Head of EBRD Discusses Reform With Ukraine President
    Jan31

    Head of EBRD Discusses Reform With Ukraine President

    Reforms, independent anti-corruption institutions, tax changes: these are just a few things that the new government in Ukraine is undertaking to improve the climate for potential investors. Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko is confident his country will significantly improve its World Bank Doing Business ranking very soon. “We are ranked...

    The Castle Shakes, But Doesn’t Move
    Jan31

    The Castle Shakes, But Doesn’t Move

    Over the past few weeks, the Czech Republic got their chance at hearing how the EU institutions can help or harm them with future plans of integration, issues relating to immigration and several spurious stories surrounding the Pro-EU candidate Jiří Drahoš. While the fake news did most likely have some impact, Drahoš was an inexperienced...

    Kennan Cable No. 30: Democracy in Ukraine: Are We There Yet?
    Jan31

    Kennan Cable No. 30: Democracy in Ukraine: Are We There Yet?

    Introduction More than a quarter century ago, the Ukrainian people made a historic choice in favor of independence, democracy, and the free market. Their vision of a fully sovereign, democratic, and prosperous state has been only partially fulfilled. While Ukraine is a clearly established polity with internationally recognized sovereignty, it is...

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