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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    It’s Hard to Take Russian Propaganda Seriously. But We Must.
    Jun22

    It’s Hard to Take Russian Propaganda Seriously. But We Must.

    Three Russian television stations interviewed Andrei Petkov from a hospital bed in Nikolayev, Ukraine, in April 2014. Rossia 1 described him, with a bandage on his nose, as an ordinary citizen attacked by neo-Nazis and nationalists; NTV named him a German spy for a secret European organization; and the National Independent News of Crimea...

    Kremlin Aide Warns U.S. Against Arms Deployment, Slovak Schools Slammed Over Roma Policies
    Jun22

    Kremlin Aide Warns U.S. Against Arms Deployment, Slovak Schools Slammed Over Roma Policies

    Plus, Tajikistan moves to silence renegade special forces commander, and the UN blasts Hungary’s anti-immigrant billboards. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    New Greek proposals seen as going in right direction but agreement still far from certain
    Jun22

    New Greek proposals seen as going in right direction but agreement still far from certain

    New Greek proposals seen as going in right direction but agreement still far from certainGreece was reported to have last night sent new proposals to its creditors ahead of today’s meetings of Eurozone finance ministers and Eurozone leaders. EU Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said the proposals “go in the right...

    Will Seizure of Russian Assets Hasten Dollar Decline?
    Jun22

    Will Seizure of Russian Assets Hasten Dollar Decline?

    While much of the world focused last week on whether or not the Federal Reserve was going to raise interest rates, or whether the Greek debt crisis would bring Europe to a crisis, the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague awarded a $50 billion judgment to shareholders of the former oil company Yukos in their case against the Russian...

    Myth and Reality in Russia’s Asian Policy
    Jun19

    Myth and Reality in Russia’s Asian Policy

    According to Russian analysts and leaders like Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, Russia has turned to Asia because of Western sanctions and is making steady progress there in achieving its objectives (RT, June 11). However, such talk is entirely unfounded. If anything, Russian relations with Japan have worsened, and there is little sign that Moscow...

    The Turkish Election and Responses in the South Caucasus
    Jun19

    The Turkish Election and Responses in the South Caucasus

    The general election in Turkey on June 7 has radically changed the country’s political landscape. The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has lost its absolute majority, winning only 256 of the 276 seats it needed, and the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has now entered the parliament (Today’s Zaman, June 8)....

    Japan, Europe, and the Global Economic Order
    Jun19

    Japan, Europe, and the Global Economic Order

    Over the last 70 years, the global economic order — underpinned by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Bank and the World Trade Organization (and the GATT before that) — has created the conditions for a sustained period of growth and relative peace. That order is now at an inflection point. The rapid pace of technological progress...

    EU Extends Trade And Investment Ban On Crimea
    Jun19

    EU Extends Trade And Investment Ban On Crimea

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

    Saudi’s star prince keeps rising, visits Putin in St. Petersburg
    Jun19

    Saudi’s star prince keeps rising, visits Putin in St. Petersburg

    Deputy Crown Prince and Minister of Defense Mohammed bin Salman visited St. Petersburg this week, and signed several agreements with the Russians concerning oil cooperation, space cooperation, peaceful nuclear energy cooperation, and nuclear technology sharing. It is another high-profile mission for the 29-year-old son of King Salman bin...

    After Ukraine, NATO’s Chance for a New Normal
    Jun19

    After Ukraine, NATO’s Chance for a New Normal

    Can Defense Secretary Ash Carter and European leaders turn NATO’s historic Ukraine response into a new future for the alliance? ​Listening to politicians and pundits on both sides of the Atlantic, it would be easy to conclude that U.S.-European relations are suffering a major crisis. There is a surplus of breathless talk about frayed...

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