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    Is Belarus’s Name Recognition on the Mend?
    Mar18

    Is Belarus’s Name Recognition on the Mend?

    The word “Belarus” brings to mind few, if any, specific connotations for many in the West. Until recently, they did not associate significant positive developments with that country. But now, this situation is changing. One clearly significant development is the country’s growing export of software products. Throughout 2014, the overall...

    Ukraine to Negotiate New Contract With Gazprom
    Mar18

    Ukraine to Negotiate New Contract With Gazprom

    On March 20, Ukraine, the European Union and Russia plan to negotiate Gazprom’s natural gas deliveries to Ukraine after March 31, when the “winter package,” which was agreed upon at trilateral talks last October, expires (Eurointegration.com.ua, March 17). Russia says there is no need for a new agreement, suggesting Ukraine should simply...

    Leadership Change in Terek Cossack Military Points to Increasing Government Role
    Mar18

    Leadership Change in Terek Cossack Military Points to Increasing Government Role

    The Terek Cossack Military is undergoing profound changes as its leaders are systematically replaced with new figures, backed by the government. The change is especially visible in the largest part of the Terek Cossack force, the Stavropol region Cossack district. The previous ataman (chieftain) of the Stavropol branch, Alexander Falko, stepped...

    Broken Ukraine
    Mar18

    Broken Ukraine

    The rise of an ungoverned, violent Donbass-which had a prewar population of six million-is likely to be one of the war’s most important lasting legacies. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

    Sanctions Are Still the Answer
    Mar18

    Sanctions Are Still the Answer

    Last week, UkraineAlert linked to an interesting piece by Clifford Gaddy criticizing the West’s sanctions on Russia for its aggression in Ukraine. His point is this: Putin believes that Russia is “under assault” by the West and cannot allow Ukraine “to be brought fully into the sphere of influence of its enemy.” Therefore, the West cannot...

    Ukraine Parliament Offers Special Status For Rebel East, Russia Criticizes
    Mar18

    Ukraine Parliament Offers Special Status For Rebel East, Russia Criticizes

    March 18, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Ukraine’s Media War
    Mar18

    Ukraine’s Media War

    March 18, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global Interests

    Concerns about Russia’s nuclear weapons modernization are overblown
    Mar18

    Concerns about Russia’s nuclear weapons modernization are overblown

    As the Ukraine-Russia crisis deepened and West-Russia relations plunged to their lowest point since the Cold War, Moscow has rattled its nuclear saber. Russian strategic rocket forces have conducted an increased number of exercises, Bear bombers have probed the air defenses of NATO members, and Vladimir Putin has engaged in nuclear...

    Can Europe Survive Without Russia’s Natural Gas? Part II: More Expensive, but the Right Way Forward
    Mar18

    Can Europe Survive Without Russia’s Natural Gas? Part II: More Expensive, but the Right Way Forward

    The deterioration of the relations between the EU and Russia, caused by tensions over Russia’s annexation of Crimea and Moscow’s active support of the separatist movement in eastern Ukraine, requires a rethinking of EU- Russian energy ties. In particular, the EU should diversify its natural gas imports away from Russian sources....

    U.S. Delays Ukraine Military Training, General Says
    Mar18

    U.S. Delays Ukraine Military Training, General Says

    March 18, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

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