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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Russia’s 2015 National Security Strategy
    Jan13

    Russia’s 2015 National Security Strategy

    Russia’s new National Security Strategy (NSS), signed into law by President Vladimir Putin on December 31, 2015, marks the culmination of a long process in deteriorating relations between Moscow and Washington and in how the Russian security elite perceives the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). The security document itself must be...

    Can Turkey’s economy survive terrorism?
    Jan12

    Can Turkey’s economy survive terrorism?

    The terrorist bombing today in the center of Istanbul’s tourist district — coming three months after twin suicide bombings at a peace rally in the capital of Ankara — is the new normal for Turkey. Just as Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, and Syria experienced after they had sponsored and supported Islamist extremists conducting terrorism abroad,...

    Ukraine Should Do More to Combat Human Trafficking
    Jan12

    Ukraine Should Do More to Combat Human Trafficking

    Ukraine remains one of Europe’s most notorious sources of human trafficking. Since 1991, over 160,000 men, women, and children have been exploited for labor, sex, forced begging, and organ removal, according to a mid-2015 report from the International Organization for Migration (IOM).Ukraine’s Ministry of Social Policy, with...

    For Capital-Starved Ukraine, Fresh IPOs Remain Distant Aim
    Jan12

    For Capital-Starved Ukraine, Fresh IPOs Remain Distant Aim

    January 12, 2016 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Russian Outlook Among World’s Worst in 2016 – Bloomberg Survey
    Jan12

    Russian Outlook Among World’s Worst in 2016 – Bloomberg Survey

    Only Greece, Brazil and Venezuela face a worse year than Russia, an analysis of the efficiency of 93 economies shows. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Poland Wants U.S. Troops as Part of EU Deal with Britain: America the Big Loser
    Jan12

    Poland Wants U.S. Troops as Part of EU Deal with Britain: America the Big Loser

    Doug Bandow Immigration is a hot issue in Europe. But it really doesn’t concern the U.S. Whether British citizens should have to provide welfare benefits for Polish visitors isn’t something most Americans think about. Yet that question might determine whether U.S. troops end up stationed in Poland to face down the Russian menace, as...

    2016 Will Be a Make It or Break It Year for Ukraine
    Jan12

    2016 Will Be a Make It or Break It Year for Ukraine

    Two years ago, hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians braved the freezing temperatures on Kyiv’s Maidan to protest. Since then, Ukraine has gone through almost too many crises to count: upheaval with the ousting of former President Viktor Yanukovych; Russian occupation of Crimea; a war with Russian forces in the Donbas that continues to...

    Russia Could Grant Syria’s Assad Asylum, Says Putin
    Jan12

    Russia Could Grant Syria’s Assad Asylum, Says Putin

    If Syria’s president is forced to leave his country, he could find a new home in Russia, President Vladimir Putin said in an interview published on 12 January with the German newspaper Bild. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Explainer: What is going on in Ukraine now?
    Jan12

    Explainer: What is going on in Ukraine now?

    Watching Putin’s end-of-year news conference in Sevastopol, Crimea. Reuters/Pavel RebrovOn the face of it, the conflict in Ukraine seems to have stabilised somewhat. Sporadic shelling aside, the last few months of 2015 saw the “hot” phase of the conflict in eastern Ukraine wind down to a relative calm. Both parties’ forces have been...

    PowerLinks 01.12.16
    Jan12

    PowerLinks 01.12.16

    Free enterprise and the burgeoning coalition against poverty Arthur C. Brooks, AEI If you had proposed four years ago that 2016 would bring a presidential forum dedicated to the issue of poverty and featuring the conservative candidates, few would have been quick to believe you. Let’s face it: When most people think of the free enterprise...

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