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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks

    Putin’s Evolution
    Feb05

    Putin’s Evolution

    How did Vladimir Putin, the president who promised Russians stability when he first came to power in 2000, become today’s high-stakes gambler, presiding over an economy in crisis and the war in Ukraine? Why do his priorities now center on his political survival, even as the price he is making ordinary Russians pay for it grows out of all...

    Ukrainian Rebels Claim First Air Strike, UN Court Dismisses Yugoslav Genocide Cases
    Feb04

    Ukrainian Rebels Claim First Air Strike, UN Court Dismisses Yugoslav Genocide Cases

    Plus, Macedonia’s high-level spying scandal deepens with secret video broadcast, and Gazprom announces plans to trim Central Asian gas imports. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Facing up to Putin’s endgame
    Feb04

    Facing up to Putin’s endgame

    Less than a month after French President François Hollande mused that sanctions on Russia should be lifted (apparently reflecting the prevailing sentiment in much of the European Union), Russia has launched a new offensive through its proxies in Ukraine. Facing a full-blown crisis, with the Russian economy estimated to be contracting by at least...

    Judy Asks: Should the West Arm Ukraine?
    Feb04

    Judy Asks: Should the West Arm Ukraine?

    Every week, a selection of leading experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

    Kennan Institute Pleased to Announce New Fellowship Program
    Feb04

    Kennan Institute Pleased to Announce New Fellowship Program

    The Kennan Institute seeks fellowship applicants from diverse, policy-oriented sectors such as media, business, local government, law, civil society, and academia to examine important political, social, economic, cultural, and historical issues in Russia, Ukraine, and the region. Among the aims of the new fellowships are to build bridges between...

    Europe Taking Steps to Wean Itself off Russian Gas
    Feb04

    Europe Taking Steps to Wean Itself off Russian Gas

    European Commission official says supply security one of five goals of new energy union Europe has seized the opportunity provided by the Ukraine crisis to improve its energy security, according to Miguel Arias Cañete, Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy in the European Commission. The annexation of Crimea by Russia in March of 2014, and...

    Securing the Euro-Atlantic Community
    Feb03

    Securing the Euro-Atlantic Community

    The Euro-Atlantic region’s existing security architecture simply is not up to the task of resolving the Ukraine crisis or moving the region to a safer, more stable status quo. Russia and the West must formulate and act on new proposals now, before Europe is split for another generation. …read more Source: Project...

    Ukraine Urgently Needs ‘Front-Loaded’ Financial Aid Package, says Ukrainian Finance Minister
    Feb03

    Ukraine Urgently Needs ‘Front-Loaded’ Financial Aid Package, says Ukrainian Finance Minister

    Jaresko says money will not have desired effect if ‘dribbled out over 12 or 15 months’ Ukraine urgently requires a “front-loaded” financial package from the International Monetary Fund to help its economy recover from the challenges posed by a recession and a war with Russian-backed separatists, according to Ukrainian Finance Minister...

    “It’s about defending your nation when you have a foreign aggressor crossing the border, coming in to your country”
    Feb03

    “It’s about defending your nation when you have a foreign aggressor crossing the border, coming in to your country”

    “It’s about defending your nation when you have a foreign aggressor crossing the border, coming in to your country” – the Ukrainian Institute’s Andy Hunder latest interview on Arise News. Watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wqiHXxIpeC0 “Vladimir Putin has dug himself in to a hole, into a very deep hole, and now the question is...

    Arm Ukraine and You Risk Another Black Hawk Down
    Feb03

    Arm Ukraine and You Risk Another Black Hawk Down

    Sending weapons to Ukraine could prolong the country’s agony and distract it from the vital task of reconstruction. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

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