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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    EU Readies Gazprom Market Abuse Case, Kazakhstan Could Host Syrian Peace Talks
    Apr21

    EU Readies Gazprom Market Abuse Case, Kazakhstan Could Host Syrian Peace Talks

    Plus, Russia claims another Caucasus militant’s scalp, and Ukraine mulls a ban on Communist, Nazi symbols. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    A Hybrid Security Policy for Europe
    Apr21

    A Hybrid Security Policy for Europe

    Under the term “hybrid warfare” the different methods with which Russia destabilizes Ukraine are discussed, be it propaganda or the infiltration of society. However, the problems that NATO and EU states face in dealing with hybrid threats go far beyond the Ukraine conflict – they point to systematic vulnerabilities of Western societies. This...

    How the EU inflamed the Ukraine conflict
    Apr21

    How the EU inflamed the Ukraine conflict

    When Greece’s Alex Tsipras met Russia’s Vladimir Putin in Moscow earlier this month, it was grist to the mill for those who see Russia’s hand in the war in eastern Ukraine as a Kremlin plot to break up the EU. They include Yale historian Timothy Snyder, author of the acclaimed Bloodlands, who repeated recently on ABC radio his...

    EU leaders to hold emergency meeting on Mediterranean migrant crisis
    Apr21

    EU leaders to hold emergency meeting on Mediterranean migrant crisis

    EU leaders to hold emergency meeting on Mediterranean migrant crisisEU leaders will hold an emergency meeting on Thursday to discuss the on-going migrant crisis in the Mediterranean. Meanwhile, following a joint meeting of EU foreign and interior ministers yesterday, EU member states have decided to increase funding for EU border agency Frontex...

    Video: Ukrainian Energy Reforms and European Gas Supply
    Apr21

    Video: Ukrainian Energy Reforms and European Gas Supply

    …read more Source: Center for Strategic and International...

    The Achilles’ Heel of Ukraine’s Mighty Oligarchs
    Apr21

    The Achilles’ Heel of Ukraine’s Mighty Oligarchs

    The Ukrainian government’s well-executed showdown in March 2015 to rein in the country’s wealthiest oligarch is the first of many battles with the oligarchs that lie ahead. In the battle with the oligarchs, Poroshenko—the owner of Roshen Confectionery Corporation and an oligarch himself—is uniquely positioned to fight. The President...

    No Easy Outs for Putin: US Presidential Candidates United on Ukraine
    Apr21

    No Easy Outs for Putin: US Presidential Candidates United on Ukraine

    Ukraine will remain at the heart of the conflict between the US and Russia beyond the 2016 presidential election. In the polls, Americans are united on Ukraine; the majority of respondents support increased sanctions on the Kremlin. All of the major presidential candidates, save Senator Rand Paul, take a tough approach with Moscow and support...

    The Faltering Russian Economy Makes a Renewed Ukraine Offensive More Likely
    Apr20

    The Faltering Russian Economy Makes a Renewed Ukraine Offensive More Likely

    “Boring” is perhaps the prevalent impression of President Vladimir Putin’s televised four-hour-long Q & A session that aired last Thursday (April 16), which was meant to demonstrate his good health and relaxed attitude to the great many problems worrying his loyal subjects. The three key points he stressed were that everything is under...

    Russia Fears Possible Tectonic Shifts in the North Caucasus
    Apr20

    Russia Fears Possible Tectonic Shifts in the North Caucasus

    Russian experts have written a series of articles on the future of the North Caucasus in a new age of uncertainty in the Russian Federation. They have attempted to determine under what conditions the current political regime in the region could spiral into chaos. Expectations of significant shifts in the country are growing, and experts...

    Why Are Germans So Sympathetic to Russia?
    Apr20

    Why Are Germans So Sympathetic to Russia?

    Image www.huffingtonpost.com The deployment of Pershing II missiles in the early 1980s by NATO to counter Soviet SS-20s led to widespread fears in Germany that the Cold War would escalate. Hundreds of thousands marched in protests, demanding that NATO refrain from deploying the missiles. Many members of the German public were ready to trust...

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