: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    The renewal of attacks in Donbas may be associated with changes in the Kremlin
    Nov17

    The renewal of attacks in Donbas may be associated with changes in the Kremlin

    In his column for the website Novoe Vremia, Director of Military Programmes of the Razumkov Centre Mykola Sunhurovskyi described the possible causes of the renewal of attacks at the Ukrainian military by the separatists in Donbas. Yesterday, pro-Russian militants in Donbas attacked the positions of the Ukrainian military in all the sectors of the...

    Idea of Merging Adygea with Krasnodar Region Reemerges Again
    Nov17

    Idea of Merging Adygea with Krasnodar Region Reemerges Again

    On November 6, Russian President Vladimir Putin met with Adygea’s governor, Aslan Thakushinov. The governor boasted that economic conditions in the republic are improving under his leadership. According to Thakushinov, Adygea’s own revenues increased three-fold while the subsidies the republic receives from Moscow were reduced by over...

    Russia’s Involvement in the Western Balkans Amplifies Intraregional Instability
    Nov17

    Russia’s Involvement in the Western Balkans Amplifies Intraregional Instability

    For the second time in the past twelve months, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has voiced concerns about the long-term stability of the Western Balkans. Her first claim, made in November 2014, referred to Russia’s potential neo-imperial appetite in the region following the annexation of Crimea and continuing war in Ukraine (Mapo.al,...

    Putin’s Russia Seeks Place in International Anti-Terrorism Coalition
    Nov17

    Putin’s Russia Seeks Place in International Anti-Terrorism Coalition

    President Vladimir Putin responded promptly to the November 13 terrorist attacks in Paris with a telegram to French President François Hollande that condemned the “barbaric nature of terrorism, which challenges human civilization” and called for unity in the struggle against this “evil” (Kremlin.ru, November 14). These words sounded similar to...

    The Economics of Rebellion in Eastern Ukraine
    Nov16

    The Economics of Rebellion in Eastern Ukraine

    New research demonstrates why the conflict has not spread beyond Donetsk and Luhansk In April 2014, angry mobs and armed men stormed administrative buildings and police stations in eastern Ukraine, waving Russian flags and proclaiming the establishment of “Peoples’ Republics” in Donetsk and Luhansk. At the time, some observers...

    Winning Energy Battle Just as Important as Fight in Eastern Ukraine
    Nov16

    Winning Energy Battle Just as Important as Fight in Eastern Ukraine

    The West has focused on Ukraine’s two existential crises: the war in the east and Ukraine’s troubled economy. It’s understandable, but now is the time for Ukraine to press hard on energy reform because Russia uses energy to exert influence over Ukraine and the energy sector has been a black hole of corruption in the country.Gas...

    Ukraine’s (Civil) Service War
    Nov16

    Ukraine’s (Civil) Service War

    November 16, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Slowly But Surely Kyiv Comes Around
    Nov16

    Slowly But Surely Kyiv Comes Around

    How has Ukraine changed since the Euromaidan Revolution?In attempting to answer this question, I’ve used the governance-related categories in Freedom House’s Nations in Transit study, which tracks the reform record of post-Communist countries in Europe and Eurasia, and supplemented them with a few of my own. (Full disclosure:...

    Is China a friend of Israel?
    Nov16

    Is China a friend of Israel?

    The following piece was originally published in Mosaic Magazine. The world order created by the United States is under great strain. Russia continues to change the territorial status quo in Europe and now in the Middle East; Iran competes with Islamic State for hegemony in the Persian Gulf; China is busy asserting its sway in East Asia. All of...

    Keeping NATO at Bay in the Caucasus
    Nov16

    Keeping NATO at Bay in the Caucasus

    Russia and Armenia plan to boost air defense capabilities, but the deal does not cover Azerbaijan. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Page 775 of 1083

    Pin It on Pinterest