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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks

    Russian Passport, Please!
    Jan14

    Russian Passport, Please!

    A new law requiring registration for dual nationals is sowing confusion and consternation. From openDemocracy. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Swallowing South Ossetia
    Jan14

    Swallowing South Ossetia

    Russia and South Ossetia are about to sign a “Treaty of Alliance and Integration.” The Kremlin is confronting the same dilemma it faces in Moldova and Ukraine: the closer it holds on to separatist territories, the further it pushes the big state away from Russia and towards the West. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

    Rajan Menon on Ukraine’s Defense: Build an Army, and New Strategic Relationships
    Jan13

    Rajan Menon on Ukraine’s Defense: Build an Army, and New Strategic Relationships

    Author of New Book on Ukraine Conflict Urges Careful Priorities for Kyiv Atlantic Council Senior Fellow Rajan Menon, chairman of political science at the City College of New York, has just co-authored a new book, Conflict in Ukraine with Eugene Rumer of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. The book, to be published in March by MIT...

    As Ukraine Finances Sink Below ‘Life Support,’ the West Gropes for Loan Money
    Jan13

    As Ukraine Finances Sink Below ‘Life Support,’ the West Gropes for Loan Money

    Slowly Dribbling Out Help May Cost More in the End, George Soros and Economist Tim Ash Write Ukraine’s finances are now “beyond life support,” says economist Tim Ash as its foreign reserves dropped last month to their lowest level in more than a decade. Ukraine’s official reserves, now $7.5 billion, are less than half of what the...

    Eastern Ukraine: Investigate deadly artillery strike on civilian bus
    Jan13

    Eastern Ukraine: Investigate deadly artillery strike on civilian bus

    Headline Title: Eastern Ukraine: Investigate deadly artillery strike on civilian bus 13 January …read more Source: Amnesty...

    It is very unlikely that the SBU got rid of all Russian spies
    Jan13

    It is very unlikely that the SBU got rid of all Russian spies

    235 agents, including the former counterintelligence chief and his cousin, and hundreds of other operatives believed to be working for Moscow, have been arrested and 25 high treason probes against Yanukovych-era SBU officials have been launched. After the arrests, Nalyvaichenko boldly stated that “all traitors” have been purged from the SBU – a...

    Russia facilitates opening of the problem parts of the border with Ukraine
    Jan13

    Russia facilitates opening of the problem parts of the border with Ukraine

    According to experts, the main problem along the Ukrainian-Russian border is that the demarcation line between the countries is constantly violated because Russia doesn’t make any effort to prevent dangerous elements from travelling into Ukraine from its territory, the Southeast European Times writes. “The main problem of border control is...

    Ukrainian Soldier in Russian Prison Continues Hunger Strike, Russian Soldier Held in Armenian …
    Jan13

    Ukrainian Soldier in Russian Prison Continues Hunger Strike, Russian Soldier Held in Armenian …

    Plus, Ukraine’s fugitive former president ends up on Interpol’s list, and the Czech crown is this year’s laggard. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Why we like Ike
    Jan13

    Why we like Ike

    In a recent column, Commentary’s Seth Mandel contends that Dwight Eisenhower was no great model for conservatives — that, in fact, his foreign policy was “muddled, improvised, confused, and often shallow.” Mandel further contends that there is already a robust, reigning GOP foreign-policy consensus, which Senator Rand Paul (R., Ky.) does...

    A Way Out for Ukraine and Russia
    Jan13

    A Way Out for Ukraine and Russia

    Finding a solution to the crisis in Ukraine will require the resolution of a dispute between Russia and the West over NATO’s enlargement into what Russia regards as its sphere of influence. The parties to the conflict would be wise to take a lesson from the diplomatic efforts that helped bring the original Cold War to an end. …read...

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