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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    POLITICO Brussels Playbook — Dinner with David — Lunch with Nigel — Fightin’ Finns?
    May26

    POLITICO Brussels Playbook — Dinner with David — Lunch with Nigel — Fightin’ Finns?

    RIGA REVIEWED: Daniela Schwarzer of the German Marshall Fund offers this assessment for Playbook readers of the Eastern Partnership Summit, which ended Friday night: “The Summit reaffirmed the Eastern Partnership as the EU’s framework for its policy towards the six countries. Anything else would have been a symbolic surrender to...

    Russian Chief Mufti Backs Polygamy, Balkan Neighbors Boost Border Security
    May26

    Russian Chief Mufti Backs Polygamy, Balkan Neighbors Boost Border Security

    Plus, Albania’s premier threatens to veto Macedonia’s NATO hopes, and Russia loses its land line to its Moldovan client statelet. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Ukraine Is Still Caught between a Hammer and an Anvil
    May26

    Ukraine Is Still Caught between a Hammer and an Anvil

    For most of the 20th century, Ukraine was the victim of two equally malevolent empires—Germany and Russia. Germany’s contribution to Ukraine’s devastation was the two World Wars; Russia’s was the imposition of Soviet rule and the concomitant destruction of Ukraine’s peasantry and elites. Unsurprisingly, one of the most...

    Will Putin Gamble All on a Broader Ukraine Invasion?
    May26

    Will Putin Gamble All on a Broader Ukraine Invasion?

    If the Krelmin is contemplating further action in Ukraine, it faces a tough choice. The decision could have an enduring impact on Russia’s fortunes. …read more Source:...

    Kremlin Lays Hands on Faith in Crimea
    May26

    Kremlin Lays Hands on Faith in Crimea

    In Russia this April, a Baptist pastor was jailed for professing his faith. Pavel Pilipchuk’s five-day detention was brief, but excessive. It followed his refusal to pay a heavy fine for organizing street evangelism in the city of Oryol, around 200 miles south of Moscow. By not informing city officials of his plans, a local court ruled the...

    Germany Protests As Russia Bars MP Critical Of Ukraine Policy
    May26

    Germany Protests As Russia Bars MP Critical Of Ukraine Policy

    May 26, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    What People In Southeast Ukraine Really Think Of Novorossiya
    May26

    What People In Southeast Ukraine Really Think Of Novorossiya

    May 26, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    A Color Revolution for Macedonia
    May26

    A Color Revolution for Macedonia

    During the Cold War Washington was concerned about communists fomenting street protests that they could turn into revolutions, with groomed politicians waiting in the wings to take over the new government, thus expanding the Soviet empire. Today this is precisely what Washington does. We recently witnessed this operation in Ukraine and now it...

    In Tiny Moldova, Hints Of A ‘Federalized’ Ukraine’s Future
    May26

    In Tiny Moldova, Hints Of A ‘Federalized’ Ukraine’s Future

    May 26, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Due to war in Donbas western companies aren’t going to invest to shale gas in Ukraine
    May25

    Due to war in Donbas western companies aren’t going to invest to shale gas in Ukraine

    Ukraine, which used to cover most of its gas needs with supplies from Russian gas monopoly Gazprom, is seeking an alternative to Russian gas imports as its war-torn economy struggles. Ukraine has started buying gas from the European Union too in a bid to reduce bills and lessen its energy dependence on Moscow. Kiev also hopes to unlock the...

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