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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Racism in Russia and the 2018 World Cup
    Apr24

    Racism in Russia and the 2018 World Cup

    Adolf Hitler’s birthday, April 20, is traditionally a time when the Russian Far Right (along with extremist organizations all over the world) “celebrate” by attacking those who are ethnically and culturally different (see EDM, April 29, 2013). The most notable event this year was the dispersal by OMON (Russian riot police) of neo-Nazis in a...

    Student Meeting With Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak
    Apr24

    Student Meeting With Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak

    On April 23, 2015, CGI partnered with the Embassy of the Russian Federation to provide an opportunity for students pursuing IR, national security, and Russia-related studies to take part in an informal discussion with Russian Ambassador to the United States Sergey Kislyak on key issues of U.S.-Russia relations. Participants included graduate and...

    Balkan Gas Corridor Unveiled, Chechen Leader Threatens Russian Police
    Apr24

    Balkan Gas Corridor Unveiled, Chechen Leader Threatens Russian Police

    Plus, the Macedonia tapes scandal reveals a twisted media scene, and Poland accelerates its military buildup. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Who is Trying to Turn Kyiv into Donetsk?
    Apr24

    Who is Trying to Turn Kyiv into Donetsk?

    Whatever the truth about the recent deaths of politicians and journalists in Ukraine, they can only harm the country. From Chetverta Vlada. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Pentagon: Russian Claims of US Military Trainers in E. Ukraine ‘Ridiculous’
    Apr24

    Pentagon: Russian Claims of US Military Trainers in E. Ukraine ‘Ridiculous’

    The U.S. Defense Department has dismissed as “ridiculous” and “propaganda” comments by a Russian … …read more Source: American Security Council...

    Sanctions and Russia: lessons from the Cold War
    Apr24

    Sanctions and Russia: lessons from the Cold War

    The public debate around the effectiveness of sanctions is divided between those who believe that sanctions do not work; a more diffuse camp of lukewarm supporters arguing that sanctions are either a necessary evil or a way to preserve the credibility of the EU and US; and a smaller group of true believers who are convinced of their political and...

    The EU and the NPT: drawing lines
    Apr24

    The EU and the NPT: drawing lines

    On 27 April, some 150 states and 100 non-governmental organisations will convene at the Review Conference (RevCon) of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) in New York for four weeks. At the five-yearly meeting, state parties negotiate assess members’ performance in implementing the treaty and outline further steps to be taken. While...

    Red Legacy
    Apr24

    Red Legacy

    Almost five years after toxic sludge flooded Devecser, the town is thriving – but worries remain about similar industrial waste sites around Hungary. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Oil: The Underlying Reason for Gallipoli
    Apr24

    Oil: The Underlying Reason for Gallipoli

    This historical account demonstrates that a desire to control significant oil reserves can dictate the course of action during wartime. The Ottoman Empire, which controlled the Middle East in 1914, became the centre of conflict between the British and the German Empires, both of which wanted access to its vast oil fields. The route the British...

    Defining US Strategy for a World in Transition
    Apr24

    Defining US Strategy for a World in Transition

    With war tearing apart eastern Ukraine, ethnic strife claiming lives from Libya to Yemen, and record numbers of African refugees drowning in the Mediterranean, it’s easy to conclude that the once-familiar world order is falling apart. Whether or not that’s true, few scholars would dispute that the United States is no longer in charge...

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