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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    How not to have a conversation about foreign policy
    Dec11

    How not to have a conversation about foreign policy

    Oxford Dictionaries define “ad hominem” as an argument “directed against a person rather than the position they are maintaining.” It is therefore disappointing that in his article about libertarianism and foreign policy in The American Conservative, my former colleague at the Cato Institute, Doug Bandow, spends as much time dissecting the...

    Russian Prosecutor Accuses Khodorkovsky of Murder and Coup Plot
    Dec11

    Russian Prosecutor Accuses Khodorkovsky of Murder and Coup Plot

    Fresh murder charge comes after Mikhail Khodorkovsky allegedly called for violent overthrow of authorities under President Putin. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Toxic Waste Remains at Ukraine Site, Despite $125m Project
    Dec11

    Toxic Waste Remains at Ukraine Site, Despite $125m Project

    Investigation by Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project points to a dangerous fraud. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Postcard from Minsk
    Dec11

    Postcard from Minsk

    December 2015Fifth-term blues: Belarus needs reform but its leader isn’t keen, Volume 71, Number 6Author: Artyom Shraibman is a contributor to the independent Belarusian news portal www.tut.by Alexander Lukashenka, who was known as the last dictator of Europe until the title drifted to Vladimir Putin, has won a fifth term as president of...

    Three Reasons why the West should not Forget about Ukraine
    Dec11

    Three Reasons why the West should not Forget about Ukraine

    Europe cannot afford to let New Ukraine die, and the élan of a people fighting to join Europe should be an inspiration to Europe’s old guard to build a New Europe too. …read more Source: European Council on Foreign...

    The End of Russia’s ‘International Isolation’: Potential Implications for Ukraine
    Dec11

    The End of Russia’s ‘International Isolation’: Potential Implications for Ukraine

    The Islamist terrorist assault in Paris on November 13, traced in part to the Syria crisis, has conclusively broken what the Barack Obama administration had claimed to be Russia’s international isolation over its aggression in Ukraine. The Paris attack was the turning point in a series of events (all against the backdrop of failed Western...

    Russia’s Intervention in Syria: Potential Implications for Ukraine
    Dec11

    Russia’s Intervention in Syria: Potential Implications for Ukraine

    Russia is angling for recognition as the West’s ally in combating “international terrorism.” This, ostensibly, is the rationale of Russia’s military intervention in Syria—an operation made possible by the forfeiture of the Pax Americana in the Middle East, with ripple effects now engulfing Europe. The Kremlin exploits this opportunity...

    Merkel’s Year of Crisis Leadership
    Dec10

    Merkel’s Year of Crisis Leadership

    Transatlantic TakeIt was German Chancellor Angela Merkel who “stepped in” to keep Europe together when “not once or twice but three times this year there has been reason to wonder whether Europe could continue to exist,” says the TIME article that names her person of the year. In the course of the decade that Angela Merkel has governed Germany,...

    International Observers: Eastern Ukraine Fighting Continues
    Dec10

    International Observers: Eastern Ukraine Fighting Continues

    December 10, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Crimea in Darkness
    Dec10

    Crimea in Darkness

    As its power supply slowly returns to normal, TOL looks at how the people of Crimea are coping with blackouts and shortages. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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