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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Will Putin roar again?
    Jul08

    Will Putin roar again?

    Brandon Valeriano and Ryan C. Maness believe that Russian President Vladimir Putin is a weak and discredited “Paper Tiger” and not a long-term threat to the West. Economist Sergey Aleksashenko warns against too easily discounting Russia as weak. Pavel Baev counters that Aleksashenko misunderstands the sources of Russian strength. This debate is...

    Here’s Why Armenia Is Not Ukraine
    Jul08

    Here’s Why Armenia Is Not Ukraine

    The Electric Yerevan protest officially ended July 7, two weeks after it began as a reaction to the Armenian government’s 16.7 percent increase in electricity prices. But the social movement behind it will likely continue influencing Armenia until the country makes serious political reforms.Thousands marched on Yerevan’s Baghramyan...

    Prime Minister Fico’s Russian card
    Jul08

    Prime Minister Fico’s Russian card

    2015-07-01Jakub GroszkowskiSince the beginning of the Ukrainian-Russian conflict, the position of Slovakia’s left-wing government towards Russia has been ambiguous. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

    Greece debacle marks the failure of German leadership in Europe
    Jul08

    Greece debacle marks the failure of German leadership in Europe

    In Greece, with one in four unemployed, the people have voted (once again) for an end to self-defeating austerity imposed from abroad. In Brussels and in Berlin, officials and ministers declare their loyalty to a ‘European’ vision of monetary and fiscal rectitude that might have borrowed its name from Foucault (‘discipline and...

    The meaning of Russia’s nuclear threats
    Jul08

    The meaning of Russia’s nuclear threats

    Event Information July 8, 2015 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM EDTSaul/Zilkha Rooms Brookings Institution 1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington, DC 20036 This event has reached capacity and registration is now closed. In an unwelcome throwback from the Cold War past, Russian diplomacy in recent months has featured a variety of nuclear threats, ranging...

    Russia Faces Mismatch in Threat Assessment and Defense Capacity
    Jul08

    Russia Faces Mismatch in Threat Assessment and Defense Capacity

    Moscow still fails to properly calibrate the relationship between threat assessment and modeling a military to match, with complementary defense industry support. Recent statements from the top brass suggest that a reassessment of Russia’s perceived threat environment is well underway, while the idea of promoting military...

    The BRICS Summit: A shadow of the former self it never was
    Jul07

    The BRICS Summit: A shadow of the former self it never was

    The BRICS are gathering in Ufa, Russia on July 9 for their seventh annual Summit. When this group came into being, in the turbulent days of the global financial crisis, it was heralded both as the future of economic growth and as a new grouping that was set to challenge the West for the leadership of the international order. How things have...

    Pursuing strategic advantage: The utility of armed forces in peace, war, and everything in between
    Jul07

    Pursuing strategic advantage: The utility of armed forces in peace, war, and everything in between

    Key Points As they face increasingly sophisticated unconventional warfare from today’s enemies, America’s national security leaders would benefit from a historical understanding of the line between war and peace.The enduring presence of the armed forces in a region enhances socioeconomic and situational awareness, assures partners,...

    No Jury Trial for Savchenko, Police Break Up Yerevan Protest
    Jul07

    No Jury Trial for Savchenko, Police Break Up Yerevan Protest

    Plus, Lithuania and the U.S. announce joint military training, and Kosovo’s Bosniaks call for more mother-tongue university education. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Islamic Battalions, Stocked With Chechens, Aid Ukraine In War With Rebels
    Jul07

    Islamic Battalions, Stocked With Chechens, Aid Ukraine In War With Rebels

    July 7, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

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