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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    How Russia’s Opposition United To Finish Nemtsov’s Report On Ukraine
    May12

    How Russia’s Opposition United To Finish Nemtsov’s Report On Ukraine

    May 12, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    The death of Europe? Continental fates after Ukraine
    May12

    The death of Europe? Continental fates after Ukraine

    The unravelling of the post-Cold War security order in Europe was both cause and consequence of the crisis in Ukraine. The crisis was a symptom of the three-fold failure to achieve the aspirations to create a ‘Europe whole and free’ enunciated by the Charter of Paris in 1990, the drift in the European Union’s behaviour from normative...

    The false promise of continental concert: Russia, the West and the necessary balance of power
    May12

    The false promise of continental concert: Russia, the West and the necessary balance of power

    The war in Ukraine is revelatory of a malaise in Europe’s security order created by Russia’s resistance to western institutions on the one hand and the western desire to maintain these institutions while partnering with Russia on the other. Absent a sense of priorities, western policy risks contributing to the erosion of...

    The Budapest Memorandum and Russia’s intervention in Ukraine
    May12

    The Budapest Memorandum and Russia’s intervention in Ukraine

    Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States extended security assurances to Ukraine in December 1994 in an agreement that became known as the Budapest Memorandum. This agreement was part of a package of arrangements whereby Ukraine transferred the Soviet-made nuclear weapons on its territory to Russia and acceded to the Treaty on the...

    Macedonia Charges 30 Over Weekend Attack, Posthumous Nemtsov Report Released
    May12

    Macedonia Charges 30 Over Weekend Attack, Posthumous Nemtsov Report Released

    Plus, China loans billions to Belarus; Turkmenistan inks economic deals with Iran amid revived talk of a gas pipeline to Europe. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Russia Has Complete Informational Dominance in Ukraine
    May12

    Russia Has Complete Informational Dominance in Ukraine

    Hackers have consistently used low-level cyber warfare tactics to advance Russian goals in Ukraine.A dedicated group of hackers successfully infected the e-mail systems of the Ukrainian military, counterintelligence, border patrol, and local police. The hackers use a spear-phishing attack in which malware is hidden in an attachment that appears...

    Political values in ‘Putin’s Russia’: A Q&A with Mikhail Dmitriev
    May12

    Political values in ‘Putin’s Russia’: A Q&A with Mikhail Dmitriev

    AEI’s director of Russian studies, Leon Aron, has edited a new volume— to be released at a conference on May 14— on the dynamics of Russian domestic politics titled “Putin’s Russia: How it rose, how it is maintained, and how it might end.” This work looks beyond international sanctions and the war in Ukraine to examine underlying...

    Heading west? Georgia’s Euro-Atlantic path
    May12

    Heading west? Georgia’s Euro-Atlantic path

    Events in Ukraine in 2014 are likely to transform the presence and role of western institutions such as NATO in the post-Soviet area. The crisis has starkly revealed the limits of their influence within Russia’s ‘zone of privileged interest’, as well as the lack of internal unity within these organizations vis-à-vis relations with...

    My Ukraine: A personal reflection on a nation’s dream of independence and the nightmare Vladimir Putin has visited upon it
    May12
    Moscow Signals Terek Cossacks Have Been Ineffective Tool for Controlling North Caucasus
    May11

    Moscow Signals Terek Cossacks Have Been Ineffective Tool for Controlling North Caucasus

    On April 25, after months of public scandals and brawls, the Terek Cossacks elected a new ataman (chieftain). The Cossacks confirmed the only candidate for the position, Alexander Zhuravsky, as the new head of the Terek Cossack Force. The election of the new ataman was carried out against Cossack traditions, without alternative candidates or...

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