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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Here’s One Practical Way to Save Ukraine
    Jun16

    Here’s One Practical Way to Save Ukraine

    Stimulating Ukraine’s economy is a key goal of the reforms that are underway in Kyiv. Ukraine’s Association Agreement with the European Union (EU) should enable better economic management and freer trade. But there’s an important precondition for growth: investor confidence. Domestic businessmen and foreign investors must feel...

    Ukraine Peace Talks Resume, Macedonia Frees Captive Migrants
    Jun16

    Ukraine Peace Talks Resume, Macedonia Frees Captive Migrants

    Plus, four Tajikistani border guards released after months as Taliban hostages, and Kazakhstan nears the finish of a WTO membership marathon. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Putin’s best EU friends
    Jun16

    Putin’s best EU friends

    Italy’s Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is trying to have it both ways.Just days after attending the G7 summit, which highlighted the possibility of stepping up sanctions against Russia should it not meet the commitments it made in the Minsk agreements, Renzi hosted Russian President Vladimir Putin in Milan, where he spoke of the “traditional...

    The Muddled Thinking at the G-7 Only Encourages Putin
    Jun16

    The Muddled Thinking at the G-7 Only Encourages Putin

    Leaders at the recent G-7 summit reaffirmed their commitment to keeping sanctions on Russia in place. They also agreed that sanctions will likely be extended until 2016 because Russia has failed to implement the Minsk II ceasefire agreement. But the summit ended on a disappointing note: The summit communiqué and all the G-7 leaders indicated that...

    Ukraine Finance Minister Says Economic Success Is Key To Ending Conflict
    Jun16

    Ukraine Finance Minister Says Economic Success Is Key To Ending Conflict

    When it comes to the conflict in Ukraine, you could say that in some ways, Natalie Jaresko is on the frontlines. She’s the country’s finance minister, and she argues that Ukraine’s economic success is the only way to end the war fueled by Russia in the east of the country. NPR’s Michele Kelemen caught up with her during...

    Celebrating Russia Day, the Country Finds Itself With No Future
    Jun15

    Celebrating Russia Day, the Country Finds Itself With No Future

    The meaning of Russia Day, the holiday celebrated last Friday, June 12, remains obscure and even foreign for the majority of Russians. Overall, the population has mixed feelings about the collapse of the Soviet Union, which was precipitated by the declaration of state sovereignty of the Russian Federation (commemorated by Russia Day) and the...

    Bringing Belarus Back in From the Cold (Part Three)
    Jun15

    Bringing Belarus Back in From the Cold (Part Three)

    To read Part One, please click here.To read Part Two, please click here. President Alyaksandr Lukashenka’s policy is one of benevolent neutrality sympathetic toward Ukraine in the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war. Belarus’s diplomacy and its trade policies tilt in Ukraine’s favor to the extent possible without antagonizing Russia (see...

    Russia Shutters Northern Distribution Network
    Jun15

    Russia Shutters Northern Distribution Network

    On May 15, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev issued a resolution closing the Northern Distribution Network (NDN), a network of rail and road links across Russia and the post-Soviet space that had provided logistical transit to Afghanistan for International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) military equipment and weapons since 2008 (Moskovsky...

    Dangers of a Declining Global Power
    Jun15

    Dangers of a Declining Global Power

    Much has been written about the dangers and challenges posed by China as a rising global power. Indeed, historians speak of generic tensions between rising powers and status quo powers that have often led to war. But instability takes at least two players to create it: the rising power and the resistance of the once-reigning power. Today the US...

    Recent Syrian Rebel Gains Result From US Support Of Extremists
    Jun15

    Recent Syrian Rebel Gains Result From US Support Of Extremists

    The rebel opposition in Syria has in recent months made a series of gains against the Syrian army, most notably in Idlib, Palmyra, and Ramadi in Iraq. However, given that from the very beginning the opposition had taken “a clear sectarian direction” and has been dominated by “ISIS and Jabhat al-Nusra … in addition to other extreme jihadi groups,”...

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