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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Carl Schmitt in the Kremlin: the Ukraine crisis and the return of geopolitics
    Sep16

    Carl Schmitt in the Kremlin: the Ukraine crisis and the return of geopolitics

    Author: Stefan Auer The protracted crisis in Ukraine has exposed fundamental political differences between leaders in western Europe and their counterparts in Russia. The very existence of the European Union was meant to have refuted geopolitics as a useful theoretical lens through which to view power relations in Europe. After all, the European...

    Return to reason: reviving political realism in western foreign policy
    Sep16

    Return to reason: reviving political realism in western foreign policy

    Author: David Martin Jones and M. L. R. Smith Twenty-first-century political crises stretching from Europe to the Middle East and the Asia–Pacific have undermined the worldview that governed post-Cold War western thinking about a liberal end of history. This worldview assumed that shared norms and transnational institutions would transform the...

    Putin Threatens ‘Below the Threshold’ Operation in Syria
    Sep16

    Putin Threatens ‘Below the Threshold’ Operation in Syria

    Moscow has attached credibility to reports that it reserves the right to commence military operations in Syria, following growing evidence that it has increased the supplies of military hardware and enhanced the numbers of military advisors working in-country (see EDM, September 4, 10). This was coupled by reports that the Russian Armed Forces...

    Nord Stream Two: The Project’s Implications in Europe (Part One)
    Sep16

    Nord Stream Two: The Project’s Implications in Europe (Part One)

    Russia, Germany and a consortium of Western European companies have re-activated the Gazprom-led Nord Stream Two gas pipeline project. Parallel to the existing Nord Stream One pipeline on the Baltic seabed, Nord Stream Two would double the system’s total capacity to 110 billion cubic meters (bcm) annually, all earmarked for direct delivery...

    New publication: Corporate debt securities market in Poland: state of art, problems, and prospects for development
    Sep16

    New publication: Corporate debt securities market in Poland: state of art, problems, and prospects for development

    Language English The development of the Polish corporate bonds market resulted from changes on the supply side. When the Lehman Brothers went bankrupt, Polish entrepreneurs realized that financing their companies’ operations only with the use of credit, even if contracted from different sources, might not be the best idea. Consequently,...

    Is Time Working for or Against Putin?
    Sep15

    Is Time Working for or Against Putin?

    The renewed clashes in eastern Ukraine in mid-August confirm once again that the Russia-Ukraine crisis is anything but frozen. Indeed, while the level of violence stabilized in the aftermath of the February 2015 Minsk II agreement, the shooting and dying on all sides never stopped. …read more Source: Woodrow Wilson International Center for...

    Russia’s Gazprom Unable to Do Without Europe
    Sep15

    Russia’s Gazprom Unable to Do Without Europe

    Russia has confirmed the primacy of Nord Stream—a natural gas pipeline through the Baltic Sea—in its efforts to replace Ukrainian transit routes for gas exports to Europe, diminishing the likely role to be played by its southern counterpart, Turkish Stream. The agreement, signed September 4 in Vladivostok, sets out the shareholding arrangements...

    Five Questions GOP Candidates Should Answer About Putin
    Sep15

    Five Questions GOP Candidates Should Answer About Putin

    Donald Trump, the Republican Party’s most bombastic presidential candidate, thinks President Barack Obama is a wimp and that he’s weak on Ukraine.”Putin does not respect our president whatsoever,” Trump said via Skype at the Yalta European Strategy Summit in Kyiv on September 11.Trump’s language is consistent with...

    A Rock Star, The Donald, and Former Presidents All Agree: Ukraine’s Fate Matters to World
    Sep15

    A Rock Star, The Donald, and Former Presidents All Agree: Ukraine’s Fate Matters to World

    Kyiv is famous for its golden Septembers, clear, cool days, where the sun shines brightly on the city’s many golden cupolas. The weather did not disappoint Ukrainian businessman Victor Pinchuk and the distinguished crowd at his 12th Yalta European Strategy Summit (YES) on September 10-12 in Kyiv. The summit was an impressive mix of glitz...

    The EU in the South Caucasus and the Impact of the Russia-Ukraine War
    Sep15

    The EU in the South Caucasus and the Impact of the Russia-Ukraine War

    The EU in the South Caucasus and the Impact of the Russia-Ukraine WarIn: The International Spectator …read more Source: Istituto Affari...

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