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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    We are still on the verge of change
    May06

    We are still on the verge of change

    Director of Military Programmes at the Razumkov Centre Mykola Sunhurovskyi delivered a speech at the roundtable Urgent Measures to Improve Defence Capability of Ukraine in the Conditions of the Russian Aggression. …read more Source: Razumkov...

    Without execution of the Minsk agreements, a peacekeeping mission in Donbas will not be successful
    May06

    Without execution of the Minsk agreements, a peacekeeping mission in Donbas will not be successful

    Co-director of Foreign Relations and International Security Programmes at the Razumkov Centre Oleksiy Melnyk told the BBC news agency about the necessary conditions of successful peacekeeping operation in eastern Ukraine. The UN peacekeepers have worked everywhere – in Europe, in Asia, in America, and in Africa, where the number of peacekeeping...

    Gazprom-Ukraine Feud Heats Up, Russian Miner Wins Kyrgyz Gold Tender
    May06

    Gazprom-Ukraine Feud Heats Up, Russian Miner Wins Kyrgyz Gold Tender

    Plus, Nikolic’s Kosovo plan is a ‘last hope’ for relatives of vanished Serbs, and eastern Ukraine looks increasingly like western Russia. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Without restructuring external debt, some Ukrainian companies are at risk of a default
    May06

    Without restructuring external debt, some Ukrainian companies are at risk of a default

    Senior Research Fellow of the Razumkov Centre Volodymyr Sidenko told the Slovo i Dilo website that without restructuring external debt some Ukrainian companies are at risk of a default. After the default of Akhmetov’s company Metinvest, a chain reaction may follow for other financial companies that are already in a pre-default category,...

    West absent as Russia marks Victory Day
    May06

    West absent as Russia marks Victory Day

    On 9 May, Russians celebrate the 70th anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany in 1945. The leaders of the Soviet Union’s allies in that conflict, Great Britain and the US, will not be present. Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend. But of major Western leaders only German Chancellor Angela Merkel will go, not to the parade but to a...

    The US-Russian Space Station Mission is a Study in Cooperation
    May06

    The US-Russian Space Station Mission is a Study in Cooperation

    As space becomes increasingly militarised, it will become crucial for states to coordinate extra-terrestrial activities. The unfortunate loss of the Russian Progress M-27M cargo vessel destined for the International Space Station (ISS) has highlighted the interdependence of the US and Russia in the project. Despite such setbacks, this...

    Lukashenka’s Annual Address on the State of the Country
    May06

    Lukashenka’s Annual Address on the State of the Country

    On April 29, President Alyaksandr Lukashenka delivered his annual address “to the people and the parliament.” By far the most frequently discussed excerpt from his remarks—however awkward and tangential it may have been to the actually significant topics of the 2-hour-and-40-minute speech—was Lukashenka’s digression devoted to the Jews....

    Moscow Readying Neo-Cossacks of Belarus for Use Against Lukashenka
    May06

    Moscow Readying Neo-Cossacks of Belarus for Use Against Lukashenka

    Moscow has had little or no success in mobilizing ethnic Russians as a whole in Belarus against the current government in Minsk: the local Russian community, in almost all cases, blends easily with the Belarusian majority. But there is one group within that community with which the Russian authorities appear to have had greater success—the small...

    Moscow Displays New Military Hardware Amid Rising Tensions (Part Two)
    May06

    Moscow Displays New Military Hardware Amid Rising Tensions (Part Two)

    Russia’s triumphal display of apparent military strength during the annual Victory Day Parade is partly aimed at masking the dearth of foreign leaders attending the 70th anniversary celebration of the end of the Great Patriotic War, as well as showcasing some advances in weapons and equipment modernization. Pride of place is given to the...

    Russian Military Peeps Into Latvia, Moldovans Demand Action on Huge Bank Scandal
    May05

    Russian Military Peeps Into Latvia, Moldovans Demand Action on Huge Bank Scandal

    Plus, Finland’s Sanoma pulls out of Russian media market and an Uzbek Cold Warrior dies after a lifetime of struggle against communism. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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