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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Iran’s Emergence from Sanctions
    Jan23

    Iran’s Emergence from Sanctions

    Iran’s return to the international community could bolster the country’s struggling economyIran has undergone a remarkable transition as it emerges as a ‘normal’ country in global politics. After meeting its obligations in accordance with the international agreement on its nuclear programme, Tehran has been freed from many of...

    Weekend catch-up: Turnbull in DC, Taiwan and Vanuatu elections, lessons from Jakarta and more
    Jan22

    Weekend catch-up: Turnbull in DC, Taiwan and Vanuatu elections, lessons from Jakarta and more

    With Malcolm Turnbull’s first visit to Washington DC as prime minister this week, commentary on his speeches and appearances has followed. Of course The Interpreter participated, first with a piece from Hugh White, who said Turnbull didn’t deliver the message America needs to hear: Whatever we might wish, escalating rivalry in Asia...

    Breaking the Brand: A New Way to Dismantle Perceptions of Terror
    Jan22

    Breaking the Brand: A New Way to Dismantle Perceptions of Terror

    Governments should draw on marketing techniques in their efforts to undermine the brand of terrorist organisationsThe widespread coverage of recent attacks in France, Mali, the US and Indonesia is just a snapshot of the profile that terrorism has in the global media. Details of plots, groups and individuals paint a picture of a menacing horror...

    Moldova Needs Us to Support Reforms, Not Governments
    Jan22

    Moldova Needs Us to Support Reforms, Not Governments

    Transatlantic TakeBUCHAREST, Romania—History repeats itself, giving us the chance to avoid repeating our mistakes. The Ukrainian story should have taught us a lot about the short-sightedness of supporting a bad government for geopolitical reasons. Now, as protests against Moldova’s newly formed government are drawing many thousands, is the...

    What the Falling Oil Price Means for Russia and Ukraine
    Jan22

    What the Falling Oil Price Means for Russia and Ukraine

    At present the price of Brent crude oil is $28 per barrel, while it was $114 per barrel in June 2014. This price fall by three-quarters is of great importance for the Russian economy and its policy toward Ukraine. The only rational option for the Kremlin is to wind down the conflict with Ukraine.Russia is a petrostate. When the oil price was...

    Ukraine Fines Russia’s Gazprom $3.4B For Abusing Its Market Position
    Jan22

    Ukraine Fines Russia’s Gazprom $3.4B For Abusing Its Market Position

    January 22, 2016 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Chechnya’s Ruler a ‘National Security Threat,’ says Russian Deputy
    Jan22

    Chechnya’s Ruler a ‘National Security Threat,’ says Russian Deputy

    Opposition politician to publish a report on Ramzan Kadyrov, highlighting political assassinations in Russia in which the Chechnya strongman leader may have played a role. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Poroshenko Says Ukraine Will Regain Territories
    Jan22

    Poroshenko Says Ukraine Will Regain Territories

    Ukraine’s president blames Russia for delays in implementing Minsk agreement and for providing greater autonomy for separatist regions – but pledges Kyiv will get Crimea back. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Cameron not in a hurry to secure deal with EU but calls on business to back him when he does
    Jan22

    Cameron not in a hurry to secure deal with EU but calls on business to back him when he does

    Cameron not in a hurry to secure deal with EU but calls on business to back him when he doesSpeaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Prime Minister David Cameron issued a call for businesses to come out and support his push to stay in a reformed EU – telling them “don’t hold back”. The Times reports that, at a CBI breakfast in Davos,...

    Christine Lagarde deserves a second term at the IMF
    Jan22

    Christine Lagarde deserves a second term at the IMF

    On 3 March 2016, the IMF Executive Board will announce who they have decided to lead the Fund for the next five years. Christine Lagarde has announced she will seek reappointment after completing her current term. In the next few weeks, the Board will accept nominations from country directors and governors. Lagarde will probably keep the job, and...

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