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    The Ukraine crisis is a threat to Europe’s security architecture
    Jul03

    The Ukraine crisis is a threat to Europe’s security architecture

    There is now a long list of conflicts and security threats that affect Europe directly or indirectly. As well as Ukraine, the list includes Syria, Iraq, Libya, Egypt, the Central African Republic, South Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria, Mali, Yemen, Afghanistan and Pakistan. This list isn’t exhaustive, but it highlights the worsening international...

    Restrictions on the use of mobile phones in the war zone aim to save soldiers’ lives
    Jul03

    Restrictions on the use of mobile phones in the war zone aim to save soldiers’ lives

    In a vote on July 1, Ukrainian parliament passed a bill limiting the use of mobile and wireless communications by the Ukrainian army. According to the bill, soldiers will need to get permission from their superiors to use their phones, the KyivPost writes. Co-director of Foreign Relations and International Security Programmes of the Razumkov...

    Greek Crisis Awaits Other NATO Partners
    Jul03

    Greek Crisis Awaits Other NATO Partners

    One notable consequence of the Ukraine conflict and the ongoing confrontational stand-off between the West and Russia is the dramatic surge in military spending among several European countries. However, this unprecedented militarization of economies across Europe portends a disastrous Greek-style future of crippling debt for these same...

    Kennan Cable No.10: A Strategy for Economic Assistance to Ukraine
    Jul03

    Kennan Cable No.10: A Strategy for Economic Assistance to Ukraine

    To help Ukraine avert disaster, the United States and Europe need a strategy for providing political and economic support that matches available resources to the complex reality of Ukraine’s economy, politics, and society, and that encourages the emergence of a Ukrainian-led vision for the country’s future. …read more Source:...

    Russia’s nuclear doctrine takes an alarming step backwards
    Jul03

    Russia’s nuclear doctrine takes an alarming step backwards

    In a lengthy piece published earlier this week, Vox media journalist Max Fisher details how a conflict between the US and Russia could spiral into a nuclear war. As with all Vox content, it has pop-art, like this ‘choose your own adventure’ World War III flow-chart. Fisher does brush over a few things. He says Cold War leaders...

    Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania May Be Bargaining Chips for Moscow in a Quid Pro Quo Game
    Jul03

    Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania May Be Bargaining Chips for Moscow in a Quid Pro Quo Game

    The Russian Prosecutor General’s Office (Genprocuratura) announced it was investigating the legality of the independence of the Baltic States—Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania—which were recognized by the State Council of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) in September 1991. In late June, the Genprocuratura announced as illegal the...

    Net Setback for Moldova and Its Reforms in the Latest Elections (Part Three)
    Jul03

    Net Setback for Moldova and Its Reforms in the Latest Elections (Part Three)

    *To read Part One, please click here. *To read Part Two, please click here. Politician Renato Usatii is a native of Moldova but is a product of the Vladimir Putin era in Russia. Born in 1978, near Balti, of indeterminate ethnicity and more fluent in Russian than Moldovan/Romanian, he lived from 2004 until 2014–2015 in Russia and amassed (or so it...

    Russia Halts Gas Supplies To Ukraine After Talks Break Down
    Jul02

    Russia Halts Gas Supplies To Ukraine After Talks Break Down

    July 2, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Ukraine’s Easy, Misunderstood Babel
    Jul02

    Ukraine’s Easy, Misunderstood Babel

    July 2, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Russia Says It Can Defy Strasbourg Court, Hungary Woos Legion of Emigrants
    Jul02

    Russia Says It Can Defy Strasbourg Court, Hungary Woos Legion of Emigrants

    Plus, Georgia’s economic slowdown worsens, and Macedonia’s Zaev dares authorities to come and get him. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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