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    Russia Forges Ahead With New Southern Rail Bypass of Ukraine
    Oct06

    Russia Forges Ahead With New Southern Rail Bypass of Ukraine

    On September 21, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed a decree to construct a railway line allowing trains in southern Russian to bypass Ukrainian territory. The new 75-mile double-track electrified railway will replace the existing one, 16 miles of which traverses Ukraine’s war-torn Luhansk region. Several short stretches of rail...

    Putin Swings From Ukrainian Deadlock to Syrian Quagmire
    Oct06

    Putin Swings From Ukrainian Deadlock to Syrian Quagmire

    The Russian air campaign in Syria has captured so much international attention that this past Friday’s (October 2) difficult summit in Paris, involving French President François Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin, made nearly no headlines. The outcome of the...

    Ukraine Reform Monitor: October 2015
    Oct05

    Ukraine Reform Monitor: October 2015

    Despite the growing scale and scope of reform activity and increasing support for it, the overall effort appears to be suffering from a lack of strategic direction. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

    How we get to World War III
    Oct05

    How we get to World War III

    NATO’s SecGen Jens Stoltenberg today warned the Russians about their violation of Turkish airspace in ongoing Russian air operations over Syria. It was only the latest warning from NATO about Russian violations of various NATO nations’ airspace and assorted other antics. But today’s incursion — which prompted a nasty threat from...

    Testing Putin’s Intentions
    Oct05

    Testing Putin’s Intentions

    The October 2 Paris Summit with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President François Hollande, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, and Russian President Vladimir Putin produced no breakthrough for peace in Ukraine. But it provided additional proof that, for the moment, Putin wants to lower tensions in the region. The parties spoke about...

    Wolves, boar and other wildlife defy contamination to make a comeback at Chernobyl
    Oct05

    Wolves, boar and other wildlife defy contamination to make a comeback at Chernobyl

    Valeriy YurkoThe accident at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in 1986 had a devastating impact on the local population and forced 116,000 people to permanently leave their homes. But now researchers have discovered that, while the people may not have returned, the contaminated area of Belarus is teeming with wild animals, including elk, wild...

    How to Fight Corruption in Ukraine
    Oct05

    How to Fight Corruption in Ukraine

    We all agree: The greatest threat facing Ukraine, after its war with Russia, is corruption. But few agree how to do so, though it should not be that difficult.In 1998, Ukraine’s main gas importer, Ihor Bakai, stated that “all rich people in Ukraine made their money on Russian gas.” The technique was simple. A Ukrainian trader...

    Wolves, wild boar and other wildlife defy contamination to make a comeback in Chernobyl
    Oct05

    Wolves, wild boar and other wildlife defy contamination to make a comeback in Chernobyl

    Valeriy YurkoThe accident at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in 1986 had a devastating impact on the local population and forced 116,000 people to permanently leave their homes. But now researchers have discovered that, while the people may not have returned, the contaminated area of Belarus is teeming with wild animals, including elk, wild...

    Ukraine’s Corruption Trap
    Oct05

    Ukraine’s Corruption Trap

    New Eastern Europe. Poland. …read more Source: World Affairs...

    Russia wants to distract the international community from the conflict in Donbas
    Oct05

    Russia wants to distract the international community from the conflict in Donbas

    Russia hopes that the international media will stop mentioning the Ukrainian conflict against the backdrop of the recent events in Syria. This opinion was expressed on 5 Kanal by Joint Director of Foreign Policy Programmes and International Security of the Razumkov Centre Oleksiy Melnyk. “As to the current events in Sysia and the Ukrainian...

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