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    Kaliningrad: ‘Just Another Russian Region’
    Apr01

    Kaliningrad: ‘Just Another Russian Region’

    How European is this formerly German, possibly nuclearized piece of Russia wedged in among its Western neigbors? From CEPI. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    It’s not in the interest of Poroshenko and Kolomoyskiy to fight with each other
    Apr01

    It’s not in the interest of Poroshenko and Kolomoyskiy to fight with each other

    Fifty-two-year-old oligarch Ihor Kolomoyskiy didn’t take the news lying down. Within hours of the parliamentary vote on March 19 he mobilized a group of armed men who barricaded themselves in UkrTransNafta’s offices in Kyiv, the Deutsche Welle reports. “After that compromise between the politicians the threat is minimized to almost...

    Putin’s dogs
    Apr01

    Putin’s dogs

    Co-director of foreign affairs and international security programmes at the Razumkov Centre Oleksiy Melnyk contributed to the Kyiv Post newspaper about the role of Putin’s dogs in Russian foreign policy. …read more Source: Razumkov...

    2 kwietnia, 16.00 CET: webinarum o polityce ekonomicznej Ukrainy
    Apr01

    2 kwietnia, 16.00 CET: webinarum o polityce ekonomicznej Ukrainy

    2 kwietnia o godz.16.00 Centrum Analiz Społeczno-Ekonomicznych oraz portal Why Emerging Europe zapraszają na pierwsze z cyklu webinariów poświęconych tematom społeczno-ekonomicznym w Europie Środkowo-Wschodniej. W dyskusji o polityce ekonomicznej Ukrainy udział wezmą: Anders Åslund, Senior Fellow w Peterson Institute for International Economics i...

    The Ukraine Crisis: Risks of Renewed Military Conflict after Minsk II
    Apr01

    The Ukraine Crisis: Risks of Renewed Military Conflict after Minsk II

    Danger of renewed fighting in Ukraine’s east is mounting. Crisis Group’s new briefing shows that neither side is looking to compromise or able to win outright. Our accompanying statement sets out a new Western strategy with Russia to defuse one of the greatest post-Cold War threats to European stability and global order. …read...

    When Should the IMF Make Exceptions? Part I
    Apr01

    When Should the IMF Make Exceptions? Part I

    Ukraine won a reprieve from its economic and financial crisis on March 11, when the executive board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved a $17.5 billion economic and financial support program, invoking the Fund’s policy of providing exceptional (abnormally large) access to IMF financial resources in extreme circumstances....

    The Biggest Threat to American Liberty
    Mar31

    The Biggest Threat to American Liberty

    George Washington pointed out, “Overgrown military establishments, which under any form of government, are inauspicious to liberty, and which are to be regarded as particularly hostile to Republican Liberty.” Wise words by the father of our country, but ones, unfortunately, rejected by modern-day Americans, who love and idolize the...

    Russian and Uzbek Soldiers Reportedly Now in Turkmenistan to Counter Afghan Threat
    Mar31

    Russian and Uzbek Soldiers Reportedly Now in Turkmenistan to Counter Afghan Threat

    In a measure of just how frightened Ashgabat is of the possibility that Afghan radical forces will invade Turkmenistan, it has reportedly allowed Russian and now Uzbekistani military personnel to provide help in fortifying its border and has appealed to the United States for military assistance as well. All this is a major departure from...

    Russia Reinforces Crimea as Military Conceals Underlying Conventional Weakness
    Mar31

    Russia Reinforces Crimea as Military Conceals Underlying Conventional Weakness

    Russia’s recent “snap inspection” military exercises in Western and Southern Military Districts (see EDM, March 19) and the defense ministry’s plans to reinforce conventional deployments in Crimea (see EDM, March 27) generate an impression of revived Russian military power. However, Russia’s relatively careful and low-scale use...

    Assessing U.S. Sanctions: Impact, Effectiveness, Consequences
    Mar31

    Assessing U.S. Sanctions: Impact, Effectiveness, Consequences

    Cosponsored by the Kennan Institute and the Henry M. Jackson Foundation The unfolding crisis in Ukraine has the United States and its European allies struggling to find a way to respond to Russia’s actions and continuing violation of Ukrainian sovereignty. To date, that response is centered on calibrated but escalating sanctions against...

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