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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Growing Threat of Russian Influence in Georgian Army
    Jan15

    Growing Threat of Russian Influence in Georgian Army

    Since the Bucharest summit of April 2008, when the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) pledged that Georgia (and Ukraine) “will become members of NATO” (Summitbucharest.ro, April 3, 2008), the South Caucasus country has achieved a number of important milestones on its path to closer integration with the Alliance. Among the most recent have...

    Putin Calls on Germany to Mend Fences by Recognizing Russian ‘National’ Interests
    Jan15

    Putin Calls on Germany to Mend Fences by Recognizing Russian ‘National’ Interests

    It has become a cliché to write off President Vladimir Putin’s anti-Western pitches as only intended for internal consumption—uttered to rally the population around the Kremlin and dampen possible social discontent in times of economic and financial strain. However, in a recent interview for the German weekly Bild, clearly aimed at a...

    Israeli Gas: Too Soon to Declare Victory
    Jan14

    Israeli Gas: Too Soon to Declare Victory

    Israeli gas might not be developed for years to come without at least partial resolution of a number of challenges, including uncertainty about export markets and high risks for potential buyers. To facilitate the development of Israeli gas, the government should promote an honest and open national public conversation about gas and should replace...

    How Ukraine Weaned Itself Off Russian Gas
    Jan14

    How Ukraine Weaned Itself Off Russian Gas

    Not so long ago, Russia could bend Ukraine to its will by threatening to cut off natural gas supplies. Now, Russia is offering discounts, but Ukraine is not interested because it’s getting plenty of gas in Europe. This change reflects developments in the European gas market that don’t augur well for one of Russia’s biggest […]...

    How Ukraine’s Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin sabotaged the reform process
    Jan14

    How Ukraine’s Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin sabotaged the reform process

    Under former President Viktor Yanukovych, the prosecutor’s office was seriously compromised. As a result, public faith in law enforcement remains critically low. Post-Maidan expectations of real reform received a setback when President Petro Poroshenko appointed Shokin, who is widely viewed as part of the old guard. That concern has proven...

    Ukraine Expects To Restore Control Of Rebel East This Year
    Jan14

    Ukraine Expects To Restore Control Of Rebel East This Year

    January 14, 2016 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Rosneft sells its network of filling stations in Ukraine
    Jan14

    Rosneft sells its network of filling stations in Ukraine

    “Rosneft” has decided to sell its network of filling stations in Ukraine the Swiss Glusco Energy S. A. this publication reports OilNews with reference to a source in the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine. According to him, a Swiss company filed with the antitrust authority a request for purchase of a network on 4 January. Other […] …read...

    Courts freezes Yanukovych and Azarov’s pensions in Oschadbank
    Jan14

    Courts freezes Yanukovych and Azarov’s pensions in Oschadbank

    Pechersky District Court of Kyiv arrested pensions on current accounts in PJSC “State Savings Bank of Ukraine” (“Oschadbank”) belonging to former President Viktor Yanukovich and former Prime Minister Mykola Azarov. This is stated in the decision of the Court of 21 December 2015. Prosecutor General of Ukraine carries out pre-trial investigation...

    Moratorium for paying of debts to Sberbank will be cancelled
    Jan14

    Moratorium for paying of debts to Sberbank will be cancelled

    Moratorium on repayment of debts of the State Agency Road Administration of Ukraine (“Ukravtodor”) and State Design Office “Yuzhnoye” before Sberbank of Russia, that was introduced by the Ukrainian government in December 2015 will be withdrawn. Chairman of Sberbank German Gref informed about this on Tuesday, January 12. As Gref said, 30-31...

    Crimean parliament asks to designate Ukraine’s actions as genocide
    Jan14

    Crimean parliament asks to designate Ukraine’s actions as genocide

    The Legislative Assembly of the Crimean Republic has passed an address to the United Nations to recognize the ongoing “energy blockade” of the peninsula on the part of Ukraine as violation of basic Human Rights and genocide. Lawmakers asked the Russian Foreign Ministry to assist them in forwarding this document to the General Assembly and […]...

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