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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Moscow Promotes Ties Between Cossacks in Southern Russia and Eastern Ukraine
    Oct08

    Moscow Promotes Ties Between Cossacks in Southern Russia and Eastern Ukraine

    The Cossacks in Stavropol region are struggling with the contradictory goals of serving the Russian state and retaining their identity. The Cossacks try to argue that they have a distinct Cossack identity, but at the same time, they proclaim that their sole purpose of existence is to protect Russia. Cossacks often regard themselves as the...

    Poland’s security anxiety: From ‘A Hard Look at Hard Power’
    Oct07

    Poland’s security anxiety: From ‘A Hard Look at Hard Power’

    The Strategic Studies Institute recently published A Hard Look at Hard Power: Assessing the Defense Capabilities of Key U.S. Allies and Security Partners. Edited by Gary J. Schmitt, codirector of the Marilyn Ware Center for Security Studies at AEI, and featuring contributions from him, AEI scholar Michael Mazza, and others, it fills critical gaps...

    Why a new Cold War can be avoided
    Oct07

    Why a new Cold War can be avoided

    All is not well in U.S.-Russia relations. Russia’s annexation of Crimea and aggression in eastern Ukraine—and its new airstrikes in Syria—have brought the two to lows not seen since the Cold War. Presidents Obama and Putin sniping at each other from the rostrum of the U.N. General Assembly only accentuated that divide. But does this...

    The Forgotten War: A View From Ukraine’s Frontlines
    Oct07

    The Forgotten War: A View From Ukraine’s Frontlines

    For a brief moment, it felt like déjà vu. As an officer with the Canadian Armed Forces, I visited several hot spots, witnessing my share of misery and destruction. Now I am in the Donbas, the war-torn region of eastern Ukraine.Since its independence in 1991, Ukraine has struggled to shed its Soviet colonial past and the remaining vestiges of...

    Evolution, Not Revolution, Is the Way to Save Ukraine, Says Leading Anti-Corruption Crusader
    Oct07

    Evolution, Not Revolution, Is the Way to Save Ukraine, Says Leading Anti-Corruption Crusader

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is pivoting and wants to withdraw from the Donbas but keep Crimea, according to Iegor Soboliev, the head of the Ukrainian parliament’s anti-corruption committee.”He wants to give it back to us right now. He doesn’t need the Donbas,” he said in an interview on October 5.”Unfortunately,...

    Nato and the New Arch of Crisis
    Oct07

    Nato and the New Arch of Crisis

    Conference jointly organized by NATO Public Diplomacy Division, Real Istituto Elcano, IAI and Portuguese Institute of International Relations, on the threats and challenges to euro-atlantic security stemming from the arch of crisis which stretches from Nord Africa to Middle East and Ukraine. …read more Source: Istituto Affari...

    Top Ukraine Official Wants to Help ISIS Take Revenge on Russians in Syria
    Oct07

    Top Ukraine Official Wants to Help ISIS Take Revenge on Russians in Syria

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

    The Donbas Black Hole
    Oct07

    The Donbas Black Hole

    What Russia hoped would be a small, victorious war has turned into the “geostrategic disaster of a new cold war,” writes Volodymyr Horbulin, a respected foreign policy analyst currently advising Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.In an article in Dzerkalo Tyzhnia, Horbulin argues that the main participants in the war have exhausted...

    Chernobyl Dead Zone Teeming With Animal Life
    Oct07

    Chernobyl Dead Zone Teeming With Animal Life

    Populations of deer, wolves and other big animals have grown dramatically in the absence of human predators since the 1986 disaster. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Zakarpattia – together, but separated
    Oct07

    Zakarpattia – together, but separated

    Conflict with Russia has diverted the Kyiv’s attention away from the deterioration of the situation in regions which are not threatened by direct aggression. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

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