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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Statesmen’s Forum: Jens Stoltenberg, NATO Secretary General
    May20

    Statesmen’s Forum: Jens Stoltenberg, NATO Secretary General

    Please join us for a Statesmen’s Forum featuring NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg as he considers the challenges facing the Transatlantic Alliance and the ways in which NATO must adapt. What are the challenges posed by a more assertive Russia? Are its aggressive actions in Ukraine part of a larger pattern? read more …read more...

    Staying the Course in Europe’s East
    May20

    Staying the Course in Europe’s East

    The EU summit in Riga with the “Eastern Partnership” countries recalls the dramatic Vilnius meeting in November 2013, where Ukraine’s president, under heavy Russian pressure, refused to sign the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement. Russia’s behavior since then has made the Eastern Partnership more important than ever. …read more...

    Whither the West: Is Russia the Force That Broke the West?
    May20

    Whither the West: Is Russia the Force That Broke the West?

    As part of our spring symposia series, we’ve asked our scholars to weigh in on the challenges the West faces today in the former Soviet Union. This week, Rich Seibert and Matt Lina will discuss a revanchist, barely-chastened Russia’s impact on Ukraine and the Baltics, and their relationship with Europe and the United States. Next...

    Making the World Less Safe: Sending the Wrong Message to Russia, China, and Iran
    May19

    Making the World Less Safe: Sending the Wrong Message to Russia, China, and Iran

    Currently the United States is assisting Ukraine against Russia by providing some non-lethal military equipment as well as limited training for Kiev’s army. It has balked at getting more involved in the conflict, rightly so. With that in mind, I had a meeting with a delegation of Ukrainian parliamentarians and government officials a couple...

    Donetsk, Luhansk Propose Amendments to Ukraine’s Constitution
    May19

    Donetsk, Luhansk Propose Amendments to Ukraine’s Constitution

    On May 12, the Russian-controlled Donetsk and Luhansk “people’s republics” (DPR, LPR) jointly presented their proposals for changing Ukraine’s Constitution. Their documents avoid using the terms “DPR” and “LPR,” even as they rapidly consolidate their state structures and armies under Russia’s protection. From that position of...

    Minsk Armistice in Ukraine Advances to Political Phase
    May19

    Minsk Armistice in Ukraine Advances to Political Phase

    Moscow, Berlin, some other Western European capitals, and most recently, US Secretary of State John Kerry are growing eager to see the Minsk Two agreement’s political phase starting in Ukraine. The Minsk Contact Group’s Working Groups have been launched, inaugurating that political phase (see EDM, May 15). The Kremlin has encouraged...

    Dubious Outcomes of Kerry’s Meeting With Putin in Sochi
    May19

    Dubious Outcomes of Kerry’s Meeting With Putin in Sochi

    Russia is slowly recovering from this month’s (May 9) celebrations of the Soviet Union’s victory over Nazi Germany 70 years ago, but remains reluctant to take stock of the problems that are looming large over the immediate future (see EDM, May 11). The propaganda story is typically self-serving: Russia has allegedly succeeded in...

    Russia, Ukraine, EU Say Trade Deal Talks Were ‘Constructive’
    May19

    Russia, Ukraine, EU Say Trade Deal Talks Were ‘Constructive’

    May 19, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    U.S. Approves Another $1 Billion To Ukraine
    May19

    U.S. Approves Another $1 Billion To Ukraine

    May 19, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Remembering Roman
    May19

    Remembering Roman

    Every Memorial Day, friends leave small bottles of Jack Daniel’s and an American flag on Roman Kupchinsky’s gravestone in Arlington National Cemetery.Kupchinsky was a warrior, both on and off the battlefield. A man of passion who fought for his ideals with a singular determination, he devoted his life to seeing Ukraine become free. He...

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