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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Multinational Military Exercises Start in W. Ukraine
    Jul21

    Multinational Military Exercises Start in W. Ukraine

    A military exercise involving Ukrainian and U.S. forces, along with troops from more than a dozen… …read more Source: American Security Council...

    Eastern EU Countries Agree to Host Refugees, Shock at Maria Gaidar’s Ukraine Move
    Jul21

    Eastern EU Countries Agree to Host Refugees, Shock at Maria Gaidar’s Ukraine Move

    Plus, Belarus bars jailed politician from presidential run and mystery deepens around five Czechs kidnapped in Lebanon. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Poroshenko Takes His Message to the People
    Jul21

    Poroshenko Takes His Message to the People

    With his own TV station in decline, Ukraine’s president looks for a way around the oligarchs who now dominate domestic television. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    One Year After MH17 Shootdown, Brazen Act Over Ukraine Still Poisons Atmosphere
    Jul21

    One Year After MH17 Shootdown, Brazen Act Over Ukraine Still Poisons Atmosphere

    Simon Ostrovsky will never forget the moment he learned that Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 had fallen from the sky, with 298 passengers and crew aboard.”I was on a train from Kyiv to Kharkiv reading my Twitter feed, and something came down about a plane crash. Somebody said it was a Malaysian plane,” the Soviet-born US journalist...

    Crimean Government Indicates It Wants Greater Autonomy From Moscow
    Jul20

    Crimean Government Indicates It Wants Greater Autonomy From Moscow

    The puppet government of Crimea has unexpectedly clashed with its bosses in Moscow. On July 7, Crimea’s governor, Sergey Aksyonov, declared he would not allow the Russian federal government to force its own rules on the peninsula. His comments came after Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB), at the end of June, briefly detained...

    Minsk Armistice: Enforced at Ukraine’s Expense?
    Jul20

    Minsk Armistice: Enforced at Ukraine’s Expense?

    In Kyiv, on July 15–16, US Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland prevailed on President Petro Poroshenko and parliamentary leaders to accept constitutional liabilities toward the Russian-controlled Donetsk and Luhansk territories. Nuland’s intervention achieved its goal, but not without a severe political commotion in Kyiv. The...

    The Air Tragedy That Condemned Putin’s Russia
    Jul20

    The Air Tragedy That Condemned Putin’s Russia

    It was a year ago last Friday (July 17) that the Boeing 777 Malaysian Airlines Flight 17, flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, was shot down by a missile over eastern Ukraine, resulting in a loss of 298 lives. The shock of that tragedy awakened Europe and the wider global community to the grave risk that the localized armed conflict in Donbas...

    5 questions every presidential candidate should answer: Europe edition
    Jul20

    5 questions every presidential candidate should answer: Europe edition

    Twenty-five years since the fall of communism, the idea of “Europe whole and free” is under attack. The continent is threatened by the aggressive posture of Vladimir Putin’s regime but also by centrifugal forces in the European Union, particularly in Greece and in the United Kingdom.Shutterstock.comThe coming years will test viability of...

    Russian Disinformation Alienates the West from Russian Periphery
    Jul20

    Russian Disinformation Alienates the West from Russian Periphery

    The Russian Army has released a photo of a Ukrainian tank decorated with a swastika, yet the original Reuters photograph shows no such emblem. Russia also released a photo of a Ukrainian soldier covered in Nazi tattoos, but that picture was actually taken in 2005, inside a Russian prison. Europe is revolted by any reminders of its Nazi past,...

    Vucic Presses Bosnian Serbs on Referendum, Vilnius Removes Soviet-Era Statues
    Jul20

    Vucic Presses Bosnian Serbs on Referendum, Vilnius Removes Soviet-Era Statues

    Plus, Macedonian parties call for strengthening independent institutions, and the head of a Russian news agency says his social media sites are blocked. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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