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    Elections in Ukraine’s Secessionist Territory: A Topic of International Negotiation (Part Two)
    Aug01

    Elections in Ukraine’s Secessionist Territory: A Topic of International Negotiation (Part Two)

    To read Part One, please click here. At this point, Moscow seems content to watch Western diplomats urging Kyiv to legitimize the Donetsk-Luhansk authorities through local elections, and (as a consequence of this) enshrining an official status for that territory in Ukraine’s constitution (see EDM, July 20, 24). According to Kyiv officials,...

    Elections in Ukraine’s Secessionist Territory: A Topic of International Negotiation (Part One)
    Aug01

    Elections in Ukraine’s Secessionist Territory: A Topic of International Negotiation (Part One)

    Ukraine is scheduled to hold local elections throughout the country (except the Russian-occupied territories) on October 25—the first such elections since the advent of a Western-oriented Ukrainian government. Under Ukrainian laws, passed in March (and corresponding with international law), elections of Ukraine may not be held in territories of...

    Monsters of Ukraine: Made in the USA
    Jul31

    Monsters of Ukraine: Made in the USA

    We’re in the summer doldrums of the news cycle, a perfect time for our government and the media – or do I repeat myself? – to drop certain inconvenient stories down the Memory Hole. My job, of course, is to retrieve them…. Remember Ukraine? I seem to recall blaring headlines about a supposedly “imminent” and “massive” Russian invasion of...

    Amnesty Slams Hungarian Asylum Law, Ukraine Issues ‘White List’ of Supporters
    Jul31

    Amnesty Slams Hungarian Asylum Law, Ukraine Issues ‘White List’ of Supporters

    Plus, the U.S. beefs up sanctions against Russia and thousands take to the streets to protest Bosnia’s draft labor law. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Next Deadline for George F. Kennan Fellowship Competition Approaching
    Jul31

    Next Deadline for George F. Kennan Fellowship Competition Approaching

    The Kennan Institute seeks fellowship applicants from diverse, policy-oriented sectors such as media, business, local government, law, civil society, and academia to examine important political, social, economic, cultural, and historical issues in Russia, Ukraine, and the region. Among the aims of the new fellowships are to build bridges between...

    U.S. Names New Targets For Sanctions Over Ukraine
    Jul31

    U.S. Names New Targets For Sanctions Over Ukraine

    July 31, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Demoralised Ukraine Troops Start To Lose Faith In Kiev
    Jul31

    Demoralised Ukraine Troops Start To Lose Faith In Kiev

    July 31, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Schäuble’s proposals to restructure Commission receive mixed response in Germany
    Jul31

    Schäuble’s proposals to restructure Commission receive mixed response in Germany

    Schäuble’s proposals to restructure Commission receive mixed response in GermanyFrankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reports that German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble’s proposals to restructure the European Commission by hiving off its supervisory and enforcement roles to a new, politically independent authority, have met with a mixed...

    Pullout of Ukrainian volunteer fighters from Shyrokyne might threaten Mariupol
    Jul31

    Pullout of Ukrainian volunteer fighters from Shyrokyne might threaten Mariupol

    Co-director of Foreign Relations and International Security Programmes at the Razumkov Centre Oleksiy Melnyk said Mariupol residents had plenty of reason to be concerned about the pullout of the volunteer fighters from the obliterated village of Shyrokyne, located just 20 kilometers east of the strategic port city of Mariupol in Donetsk Oblast,...

    Belarus: Domestic Events and Outside Actors
    Jul31

    Belarus: Domestic Events and Outside Actors

    Recent news about Belarus has recently concentrated on three somewhat connected issues: the upcoming presidential elections, economic decline, and the activities of Moscow and the collective West vis-à-vis Minsk. On July 20, Lidia Ermoshina, chairperson of Belarus’s Central Electoral Commission (CEC), participated in a Vienna-based seminar...

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