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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Peacekeepers may contribute to political resolution of the conflict in Donbas
    Feb25

    Peacekeepers may contribute to political resolution of the conflict in Donbas

    Co-director of Foreign Relations and International Security Programmes of the Razumkov Centre Oleksiy Melnyk has a mixed opinion on the prospects of the deployment of peacekeepers in Donbas, reports the news agency Radio Liberty. “The only advantage I see is that this initiative enables Ukraine to once again demonstrate its intentions to resolve...

    Ukrainian defence industry mostly consists of remnants of the Soviet Union
    Feb25

    Ukrainian defence industry mostly consists of remnants of the Soviet Union

    While efforts are under way to reorganise Ukraine’s defence industry sector and increase the production of new weapons, the state-owned defence conglomerate has already declared its readiness to start making more tanks and armoured vehicles, the Southeast European Times writes. Co-director of foreign relations and international security...

    The Ukrainian School of War
    Feb25

    The Ukrainian School of War

    The ongoing turmoil in Ukraine has frequently been compared to the Yugoslav crisis of the early 1990s – and, indeed, there are many similarities. But, when it comes to understanding why, after a year of increasingly brutal fighting, a resolution seems so remote, the differences are far more important. …read more Source: Project...

    The Flawed Minsk Peace Accord—And How to Use It
    Feb25

    The Flawed Minsk Peace Accord—And How to Use It

    Truce Buys Ukraine Time to Get a Little Real Help From Its Friends Ukraine and its allies hope this month’s cease-fire deal agreed with Russia and Russian-backed rebels brings relative calm to southeastern Ukraine. But the Minsk agreement is deeply flawed, and there is every chance it may yet unravel, even if it holds for the short term....

    Ukrainе 2014-2015: Overcoming Challenges (assessments)
    Feb25

    Ukrainе 2014-2015: Overcoming Challenges (assessments)

    Content of the issue: Ukraine-2014: A Year of HardshipsForecasts-2015Public Opinion on the Results of 2014Read the issue Ukraine 2014-2015: Overcoming Challenges (assessments) …read more Source: Razumkov...

    A Year After Maidan: Why Did Viktor Yanukovych Flee After Signing the Agreement With the Opposition?
    Feb25

    A Year After Maidan: Why Did Viktor Yanukovych Flee After Signing the Agreement With the Opposition?

    February 25, 2014, Ukraine’s then-president Viktor Yanukovych surprised the world by fleeing his country, just after an agreement had been reached with the country’s opposition. One eventful year later, Eurasia Outlook asked several experts why they think Yanukovych fled when he did. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for...

    Does Russia’s Protest Movement Have a Future?
    Feb25

    Does Russia’s Protest Movement Have a Future?

    On March 1, an “anti-crisis march” organized by Russian opposition leaders is set to be held in Moscow. Its goal is to protest against the war in Ukraine and to show people’s frustration with the economic crisis. Organizers estimate that as many as 100,000 people will participate in the march. Levada Center sociologist Denis Volkov examines...

    Sanctions Will Not Deter Putin
    Feb25

    Sanctions Will Not Deter Putin

    The West’s policy of imposing sanctions on Russia and sending weapons to Kyiv will not cause the Kremlin to change its course on Ukraine. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

    Troubled Times: Stagnation, Sanctions and the Prospects for Economic Reform in Russia
    Feb24

    Troubled Times: Stagnation, Sanctions and the Prospects for Economic Reform in Russia

    Project: Russia and Eurasia Programme, Russia’s Domestic Politics24 February 2015 Dr Richard ConnollyAssociate Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme While Russia may have ‘won’ Crimea, and may even succeed in ensuring that Ukraine is not ‘won’ by the West, the price of victory may be a deterioration in long-term prospects for...

    Russia’s Role in the Fall of Debaltseve
    Feb24

    Russia’s Role in the Fall of Debaltseve

    In the aftermath of concluding the Minsk Two agreements earlier this month, the strategically important Debaltseve soon fell to the Russia-backed Ukrainian separatists—amidst clear disagreement over whether or not the latest ceasefire applied to the town. During the sixteen-hour talks in Minsk, on February 12, Russian President Vladimir Putin...

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