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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Marina Pesenti appointed Director of the Ukrainian Institute in London
    Sep18

    Marina Pesenti appointed Director of the Ukrainian Institute in London

    The Rector of the Ukrainian Catholic University has appointed Marina Pesenti as Director of the Ukrainian Institute in London, after a selection competition conducted by the Steering Committee of the Institute. A native of Kyiv, Marina Pesenti has lived in the UK since 1998. For nine years she presented BBC Ukrainian Service programmes, and later...

    What’s behind Russia’s military build-up in Syria?
    Sep18

    What’s behind Russia’s military build-up in Syria?

    EPA/Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA)Evidence is emerging of a significant intensification of Russia’s military support for the Assad government. While the exact scale and purpose of Russia’s latest deployments remain obscure, the available evidence suggests that the Russians are preparing an airbase near the city of Latakia for possible...

    Russian MP: Italian Lawmakers May Visit Crimea Soon
    Sep18

    Russian MP: Italian Lawmakers May Visit Crimea Soon

    TASS. Russia. …read more Source: World Affairs...

    Russian News Website Fires Chief Editor
    Sep18

    Russian News Website Fires Chief Editor

    Sacking connected to recent interview with opposition leader, sources say. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Young Perspectives on U.S. – Russia Relations with Angela Stent
    Sep18

    Young Perspectives on U.S. – Russia Relations with Angela Stent

    Tuesday, September 29, 2015 6:00pm – 7:30 pm The recent closure of the American Center in Moscow is the latest symbol of the eroding US-Russia relationship. Meanwhile, solving numerous issues, including Syria, Iran, and the Ukraine crisis requires greater collaboration between Washington and Moscow. How can leaders on both sides reconcile their...

    The Russians are Coming!
    Sep18

    The Russians are Coming!

    The Russians are coming! The Russians are coming!” So echoed the cry this week from the Pentagon, the US media and Republican candidates for president. How silly. It seems the Russians have sent six tanks to Syria, some medium artillery and a bunch of military technicians to two bases on Syria’s coast near Latakia. According to Republican...

    Washington Wants ‘Regime Change’ in Ecuador
    Sep18

    Washington Wants ‘Regime Change’ in Ecuador

    “The United States does not lack institutions that continue to conspire, and that’s why I am using this gathering to announce that we have decided to expel USAID from Bolivia” -Bolivian President Evo Morales Washington wants Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa removed from power. Washington says it is concerned about the freedom of the...

    Kremlin Condemns Ukraine’s Media Ban
    Sep18

    Kremlin Condemns Ukraine’s Media Ban

    Poroshenko orders removal of BBC journalists from blacklist. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Ukraine’s other war
    Sep18

    Ukraine’s other war

    Ukraine is fighting two wars simultaneously. The most obvious is the hybrid conflict in the east, fuelled and sustained by Russia. But while the ‘hot phase’ in this arena is over, at least for now, Ukraine is also engaged in a war against itself. It is locked in a struggle against its own dysfunctionality and endemic levels of corruption...

    Saakashvili in Odessa
    Sep18

    Saakashvili in Odessa

    Odessa has served as a spring board for foreign politicians before. The governor of the region between 1803 and 1814, Armand-Emmanuel du Plessis, Duke of Richelieu, went on to serve as prime minister of France twice. But (temporarily) hosting for a former president is something new. The appointment of Mikheil Saakashvili – a restless yet...

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