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    Moldova’s New Government: Daunting Challenges Ahead
    Mar07

    Moldova’s New Government: Daunting Challenges Ahead

    Moldova has a new government, the Alliance for a European Moldova (AEM), since February 28, after elections and an agitated interregnum. It is a minority coalition and, moreover, an internally divided one, requiring cooperation with the Communist Party’s “constructive opposition” (see EDM, March 5). The new prime minister, Chiril Gaburici,...

    Ukraine: The High Cost of Ignoring Russia’s Land Grab in Crimea
    Mar07

    Ukraine: The High Cost of Ignoring Russia’s Land Grab in Crimea

    Report documents rights abuses; Kremlin ‘greatest security challenge,’ says Atlantic Council’s Herbst The apparent US indifference toward the annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula in February 2014 amounts to giving Russian President Vladimir Putin a green light to commit similar acts of aggression against other countries,...

    The EU’s other ‘Union’: Can energy unite Europe?
    Mar06

    The EU’s other ‘Union’: Can energy unite Europe?

    The conflict between Russia and Ukraine is putting Europe’s energy security at risk. Europe is highly dependent on Russia’s natural gas, and past disputes between Russia and Ukraine left Europeans in the cold. This year is different. The European Union is launching an ambitious solution for its energy woes – an Energy Union. The big...

    Vulnerability of U.S. Weapons Systems Could Portend a “Cyber Armageddon”
    Mar06

    Vulnerability of U.S. Weapons Systems Could Portend a “Cyber Armageddon”

    The biggest national security story of 2015 is not the possible return of sequestration, the likelihood of a nuclear arms deal with Iran or even Russian aggression against Ukraine. Rather, it is that the Department of Defense’s (DoD) arsenal of [Read More...]The post Vulnerability of U.S. Weapons Systems Could Portend a “Cyber Armageddon”...

    How dangerous Is Vladimir Putin?
    Mar06

    How dangerous Is Vladimir Putin?

    The question which The International Economy posed:Western experts have offered various explanations for Russian President Vladimir Putin’s actions in recent years. Some suggest Putin has been merely reacting to NATO and EU enlargement. Others suggest the Russian leader has succumbed to a bout of irrationality, spawned by a desire to return...

    In the near future for Ukraine the risk of nuclear blackmail by Russia is low
    Mar06

    In the near future for Ukraine the risk of nuclear blackmail by Russia is low

    Nuclear power currently accounts for about 50 percent of Ukraine’s energy balance, and the country has the eighth-largest nuclear capacity in the world. Until recently, almost all nuclear fuel was supplied by Russia’s TVEL Company, a subsidiary of the state-owned Rosatom Corporation, the Southeast European Times newspaper writes. “In...

    Nemtsov Note Hints at Moscow’s Role in Ukraine, Anti-Vaccine Movement Spreads in Region
    Mar06

    Nemtsov Note Hints at Moscow’s Role in Ukraine, Anti-Vaccine Movement Spreads in Region

    Plus, Ukrainian pilot Savchenko begins eating again to save her life, and a Croatian general faces a new trial for crimes against Serb civilians. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Officials to Discuss Next Steps in Ukraine Peace Deal
    Mar06

    Officials to Discuss Next Steps in Ukraine Peace Deal

    Senior Russian, Ukrainian, German and French officials will meet in Berlin on Friday to discuss … …read more Source: American Security Council...

    The Verkhovna Rada Equalized the Conditions for State and Private Gas Production Companies with Negative Result for Them
    Mar06

    The Verkhovna Rada Equalized the Conditions for State and Private Gas Production Companies with Negative Result for Them

    Leading expert of Energy programmes at the Razumkov Centre Viktor Logatskiy claims that the concept of hydrocarbons royalty determination in Ukraine should be reviewed. …read more Source: Razumkov...

    The Kremlin’s Secret War: Soldiers’ Families Shattered and Silenced
    Mar06

    The Kremlin’s Secret War: Soldiers’ Families Shattered and Silenced

    A Vice News Documentary Shows What Russia Is Hiding—and How Since last summer, when President Vladimir Putin’s government first deployed major units of Russian conventional army troops to fight in its war against Ukraine, the Kremlin has used state secrecy, propaganda, intimidation, and violence to conceal the story. Police have obstructed...

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