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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Moscow Once Again Trying to Put the Kurds in Play Against Turkey
    Feb18

    Moscow Once Again Trying to Put the Kurds in Play Against Turkey

    The Kremlin is once again seeking to use the Kurds, the largest stateless national group in the world, for Moscow’s own purposes. In particular, Russia has opened a quasi-diplomatic representation office in Moscow for Syria’s Kurds. Moreover, Vladimir Zhirinovsky, the outspoken leader of the fringe nationalist Liberal Democratic Party...

    Munich Security Conference Debates Russia’s War in Ukraine (Part Two)
    Feb18

    Munich Security Conference Debates Russia’s War in Ukraine (Part Two)

    *To read Part One, please click here. During the Munich Security Conference, the Barack Obama administration’s messages about Ukraine were inevitably affected by being paired with entreaties for Russian cooperation in Syria (see Part One in EDM, February 16). After Secretary of State John Kerry had spoken in that spirit in Munich...

    India: A late-bloomer, not a latecomer, in global economic leadership
    Feb18

    India: A late-bloomer, not a latecomer, in global economic leadership

    In the last few years, India has made rapid strides in deepening its commitment to the multilateral community: it has co-created new multilateral banks such as the Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) New Development Bank (NDB) and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB); elevated its involvement in geoeconomic forums,...

    A Pyrrhic Victory for President Poroshenko
    Feb17

    A Pyrrhic Victory for President Poroshenko

    On February 16, the Ukrainian parliament deemed the performance of its government unsatisfactory with 247 votes, but only 194 parliamentarians voted for a no-confidence measure. The government did not fall as some had expected. Overtly, this strange vote may appear a victory for President Petro Poroshenko, but it seems a Pyrrhic victory that may...

    The Arctic Factor: Can regional cooperation thaw relations between Canada and Russia?
    Feb17

    The Arctic Factor: Can regional cooperation thaw relations between Canada and Russia?

    Canada’s Foreign Minister Stéphane Dion recently announced that Canada would seek closer relations with Russia, despite tensions over its actions in Ukraine. In his speech at the Ottawa Forum 2016, Dion specifically mentioned the Arctic as a region – and an issue – where Canada could benefit by re-engaging with Russia. But does...

    Ukraine’s Prime Minister, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Survives No-Confidence Vote
    Feb17

    Ukraine’s Prime Minister, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Survives No-Confidence Vote

    February 17, 2016 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Russia Files Lawsuit Against Ukraine Over $3 Billion Debt
    Feb17

    Russia Files Lawsuit Against Ukraine Over $3 Billion Debt

    February 17, 2016 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    GPU starts pre-trial investigation against Arbuzov
    Feb17

    GPU starts pre-trial investigation against Arbuzov

    The Prosecutor General’s Office (PGO) of Ukraine has launched the procedure of a special pre-trial investigation against former Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) Serhiy Arbuzov on suspicion of embezzlement through abuse of office. Earlier, Kyiv’s Pechersky district court satisfied a claim from Ukrainian Public Prosecutor...

    President Poroshenko addressed the people
    Feb17

    President Poroshenko addressed the people

    Today, on Debruary 16, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko addressed the Ukrainian nation. He expressed his concern that both society and the authorities are discontent with the pace of reforms. He notes that the Government has lost the support of the coalition. Even in order to push strategic decisions through the Parliament, one often has […]...

    Muscovites Urged Not to Kill Like Obama
    Feb17

    Muscovites Urged Not to Kill Like Obama

    Racist Russian ads have likened the U.S. president to a monkey and a chimney sweep. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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