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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Moving out of the Shadow of Russian Aggression
    Jun10

    Moving out of the Shadow of Russian Aggression

    WASHINGTON – Before boarding a plane bound for the European Union’s Eastern Partnership Summit in Riga last month, German Chancellor Angela Merkel told members of her country’s Parliament that “we should…not raise any false expectations that we cannot fulfill later.” At the same time, Ukraine and Georgia...

    Putting the ridiculously large $18 trillion US economy into perspective by comparing state GDPs to entire countries
    Jun10

    Putting the ridiculously large $18 trillion US economy into perspective by comparing state GDPs to entire countries

    Following the BEA release today of US state Gross Domestic Product (GDP) data for 2014, I was able to update the map above, which appeared on CD a year ago using 2013 data.The map above was created by matching economic output in US states in 2014 to foreign countries with comparable nominal GDPs, using BEA data for GDP by US state and GDP by...

    Maidan 3.0: Another Revolution in Ukraine?
    Jun10

    Maidan 3.0: Another Revolution in Ukraine?

    Will Ukrainians take to the streets in sufficient numbers to overthrow their US-backed leaders? Over the weekend a large protest in Kiev was violently broken up by masked men while the police looked on. No word from the US condemning the violence. Elsewhere, the US admits sanctions are hurting Europe and not harming Russia, but still it presses...

    Hungary Gets Tough on Migrants, Ukraine Rebels Try to Find Crimea
    Jun10

    Hungary Gets Tough on Migrants, Ukraine Rebels Try to Find Crimea

    Plus, Albania seeks arrest of Italian investor/TV mogul and Chechnya’s strongman leader accused of running a private taxation racket. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Russian foreign policy: domestic constraints
    Jun10

    Russian foreign policy: domestic constraints

    President Putin is often presented by Western media as an autocratic leader free of checks and balances who imposes his will in foreign policy. If we could only climb ‘inside the head of Vladimir Putin’, to paraphrase the title of a recent book by French philosopher Michel Eltchaninoff, we could divine his intentions and predict his next...

    Scrapping purdah biggest point of contention as EU Referendum Bill easily passes its second reading
    Jun10

    Scrapping purdah biggest point of contention as EU Referendum Bill easily passes its second reading

    Scrapping purdah biggest point of contention as EU Referendum Bill easily passes its second readingThe Government’s EU Referendum Bill yesterday passed its second reading by 544 votes to 53. During the debate, a number of backbenchers complained that the government’s intention to suspend the 28-day ‘purdah’ period – during which...

    Putin’s pivot: The Russians are coming to Asia
    Jun10

    Putin’s pivot: The Russians are coming to Asia

    Vladimir Putin has told the West that it has nothing to fear, yet the conflict in Ukraine is flaring again. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is warning his citizens of a full-scale Russian invasion. Contacts between NATO and Russian forces have increased markedly. Reports of Russian strategic bombers close to the UK, and of a Russian...

    Views of the Ukraine crisis: Russia, the West, and the future of European security
    Jun10

    Views of the Ukraine crisis: Russia, the West, and the future of European security

    Event Information June 10, 2015 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EDTSaul/Zilkha Rooms Brookings Institution 1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington, DC 20036 Register for the Event A year and a half after protests in Kiev began, the tensions in Ukraine are not yet resolved. The Russian annexation of Crimea and the subsequent collapse in relations...

    Bringing Belarus Back in From the Cold (Part One)
    Jun10

    Bringing Belarus Back in From the Cold (Part One)

    At the European Union’s Eastern Partnership summit in Riga (May 21–22), the EU’s neighborhood and enlargement policies came to a grinding halt. To some extent this is an effect of Russia’s war against Ukraine, the centerpiece country of the EU’s Eastern Partnership. But, irrespective of this war and even prior to it (see...

    Moscow-Backed Terrorism Likely to Spread Across Ukraine
    Jun10

    Moscow-Backed Terrorism Likely to Spread Across Ukraine

    All eyes are currently on the actions of Moscow-supported units in eastern Ukraine’s Donbas region. Speculations abound as to when and where these forces will attack next and whether the Ukrainian military will be able to hold back or even repulse them. But an even larger threat, albeit one that has so far attracted less attention, is the...

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