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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    The Curious Case of the Soviet Star Painter
    Aug27

    The Curious Case of the Soviet Star Painter

    On August 17, Moscow’s Tagansky District Court initiated proceedings on the so-called “roofers’ case”: Last year, roofer Pavel Ushivets scaled the golden pinnacle of a Stalin-era skyscraper and painted half of it blue to resemble Ukraine’s national colors, then planted a Ukrainian flag on its spire. Instead of arresting the...

    Reconciling Positions Of The Ukrainian Crisis
    Aug27

    Reconciling Positions Of The Ukrainian Crisis

    In the Newsfeaturing Henry A. Kissingervia Russia Beyond The HeadlinesIn a recent interview, former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger suggested the possibility of reconciling the different positions of those involved in the crisis in Ukraine, raising hopes that a resolution could be brokered peacefully. …read more Source: Hoover...

    Russia’s Arctic illusions
    Aug27

    Russia’s Arctic illusions

    U.S. chairmanship in the Arctic Council will receive a needed boost from the upcoming conference in Anchorage, which President Barack Obama is due to address on August 31. His message is predictable: He’ll talk about climate change. Russia has received an invitation to the conference, but decided to send a fairly low-level delegation....

    Ukraine Wins Debt Relief As Russia Refuses To Join Agreement
    Aug27

    Ukraine Wins Debt Relief As Russia Refuses To Join Agreement

    August 27, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Russia: Scenes From a Trial
    Aug27

    Russia: Scenes From a Trial

    Oleg Sentsov and Alexander Kolchenko stand convicted of terrorism in Russia. Their supporters say the trial of the Ukrainian patriots was a farce. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Things Are Looking Up for Ukraine: Debt Deal Reached
    Aug27

    Things Are Looking Up for Ukraine: Debt Deal Reached

    Today Ukraine received great news. Private owners of $19 billion of Ukraine’s Eurobonds have agreed to a substantial debt restructuring that will give Ukraine much-needed relief. The high bond yields have been sharply reduced, the bonds’ maturities have been prolonged, and the face value of the bonds has been reduced by 20...

    Significant increase in EU migration to the UK as net migration hits a new record high
    Aug27

    Significant increase in EU migration to the UK as net migration hits a new record high

    Significant increase in EU migration to the UK as net migration hits a new record highAccording to the latest ONS statistics published today, net long-term migration to the UK was estimated to be 330,000 in the year ending March 2015, a new record high and a significant increase from the 236,000 recorded over the previous twelve months. Net...

    Moving to the Far Right in Hungary
    Aug27

    Moving to the Far Right in Hungary

    Challenged by the growing popularity of the country’s far-right party, Jobbik, the Hungarian government is radicalising its agenda in order to win back disgruntled voters. April 12th 2015 is was an unneventful day in most countries; certainly not for Hungary. In local elections held in the town of Tapolca, the candidate for the Movement for...

    Ukraine Crisis Update: August 26, 2015
    Aug27

    Ukraine Crisis Update: August 26, 2015

    Download the PDF Russian-backed separatists continued to engage Ukrainian forces with indirect fire along the front line in Donbas, as talks resumed on the implementation of the February “Minsk II” ceasefire agreement. Tags Ukraine Project UkrainePromote …read more Source: Institute for the Study of...

    Limiting Non-Strategic Nuclear Weapons: Results of a Track II Dialogue
    Aug26

    Limiting Non-Strategic Nuclear Weapons: Results of a Track II Dialogue

    The U.S.-Russian relationship may be facing challenges as significant as those confronted during the darkest days of the Cold War. From Russia’s actions in Crimea to disputes regarding the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty and ballistic missile defense, the imposition of sanctions on Russia and a surge in military incidents in...

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