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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Europe’s Refugee Crisis Shows Ukraine’s Resilience
    Oct19

    Europe’s Refugee Crisis Shows Ukraine’s Resilience

    Ukraine Has Absorbed 1.5 Million Displaced; Soon It Must Employ Them This article originally appeared on the US Institute of Peace blog, the Olive Branch. With Europe awash in more than a half-million refugees from Middle Eastern and other wars, it might be easy to overlook Ukraine’s response to its own population—nearly three times the...

    Ukrainians Eager to Go to Polls
    Oct19

    Ukrainians Eager to Go to Polls

    In less than a week, Ukrainians go to the polls to elect mayors, city councils, and regional councils, and they’re eager to do so. A recent poll carried out by the International Republican Institute found that 75 percent of Ukrainians are very likely or somewhat likely to vote on October 25. A new law requires a runoff election if no...

    Ukraine Can Beat Its Political Corruption
    Oct19

    Ukraine Can Beat Its Political Corruption

    Ukraine’s politics suffer from a vicious circle of corruption. Its elections are extremely expensive. Large amounts of gray and black funds are needed to finance them. Criminals, called gray cardinals, handle this black financing, extracted from the state treasury and state companies. To corrupt all, the gray cardinals and their political...

    LIVE WEBCAST – Charting Japan’s Arctic strategy
    Oct19

    LIVE WEBCAST – Charting Japan’s Arctic strategy

    Event Information October 19, 2015 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDTSaul/Zilkha Rooms Brookings Institution 1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington, DC 20036 Register for the Event #JapanArctic Tweets Japan’s presence in the Arctic is not new, but it has been limited mostly to scientific research. Japan has stepped up its engagement after it...

    Obama’s back-footed response to Putin’s embrace of Syria
    Oct19

    Obama’s back-footed response to Putin’s embrace of Syria

    Confusion reigns inside the Obama administration regarding Russia’s military campaign to bolster President Bashar Assad’s endangered Syrian regime. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s intervention clearly caught President Obama flat-footed, and so far there is no sign Mr. Obama knows how to respond. His public defensiveness...

    Latvia Defends Planned Fence Along Border with Russia
    Oct19

    Latvia Defends Planned Fence Along Border with Russia

    Latvia’s government has announced it would build a new nigh-tech fence along the border with Russia, but took pains to say it was not aimed at harming the already strained relations between the countries. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    CIS Leaders Agree to Extend Military Cooperation
    Oct19

    CIS Leaders Agree to Extend Military Cooperation

    Leaders of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) have signed 17 agreements on military cooperation. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Russian Analytical Digest No 173: Russia and Regime Security
    Oct19

    Russian Analytical Digest No 173: Russia and Regime Security

    This issue of the RAD contains four articles focusing on regime security in Russia and the Kremlin’s foreign policy. More specifically, the articles discuss 1) why Russia’s more assertive foreign policy on Ukraine and Syria should be interpreted in light of questions of Russian domestic security and the Putin regime’s wider...

    Lohvinau: Publisher Who Defies the Lukashenka Regime
    Oct19

    Lohvinau: Publisher Who Defies the Lukashenka Regime

    Svetlana Alexievich may won international acclaim as the winner of the Nobel Prize for literature, but at home only a single publisher has braved government hurdles to print the laureate’s literature. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Digging Up Ukraine’s Deep State
    Oct19

    Digging Up Ukraine’s Deep State

    Ukraine’s civil society and young generation are determined to make the ongoing reforms to the country’s state institutions irreversible. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

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