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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Protesters Call for Macedonian PM to Quit, Ukraine Bans Soviet Symbols
    May18

    Protesters Call for Macedonian PM to Quit, Ukraine Bans Soviet Symbols

    Plus, Azerbaijan’s capital gets a facelift ahead of the European Games, and gay athletes complain of unsportsmanlike conduct in Kazakhstan’s ‘nontraditional’ sex legislation. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Merkel Holds the Line Over Eastern Europe
    May18

    Merkel Holds the Line Over Eastern Europe

    Germany’s role in the Ukraine crisis will influence the EU’s future policy toward Eastern Europe. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

    New Military Spending Bill Expands Empire But Forbids Debate on War
    May18

    New Military Spending Bill Expands Empire But Forbids Debate on War

    On Friday the House passed a massive National Defense Authorization for 2016 that will guarantee US involvement in more wars and overseas interventions for years to come. The Republican majority resorted to trickery to evade the meager spending limitations imposed by the 2011 budget control act – limitations that did not, as often reported, cut...

    Alberta and the world of oil
    May16

    Alberta and the world of oil

    Albertans went to the polls on May 5 and elected an NDP government – after 43 years of Progressive Conservative rule. The shock waves reverberate. At the same time, Alberta is experiencing drastically reduced revenue from oil and gas. Under the Progressives Conservatives, a cosy relationship existed between oil companies and provincial...

    A problematic nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty
    May16

    A problematic nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty

    The year 2015 marks the 45th anniversary of the entry into force of the (Nuclear) Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT). This treaty is often referred to as the cornerstone of the global nuclear system and a foundation for the international security environment in which we live. With only four states remaining outside its ambit, the NPT formally retains...

    Posthumous Nemtsov Report Declares ‘Putin’s War’
    May16

    Posthumous Nemtsov Report Declares ‘Putin’s War’

    On May 12, friends and supporters of the murdered opposition figure Boris Nemtsov published a report based on his work to uncover Russian military involvement in the war in Ukraine. The Nemtsov report, “Putin. Voina” (Putin. War), offers 64 pages and eleven chapters assessing the conflict, with an initial print run of 2,000. It does not provide...

    Working Groups on Ukraine: Tentacles of the Minsk Process
    May16

    Working Groups on Ukraine: Tentacles of the Minsk Process

    A new format of negotiations between the Ukrainian government and the Moscow-controlled “people’s republics” began operating on May 14 in Minsk (Osce.org, Interfax, Ukrinform, May 14). Four specialized Working Groups have now been launched, with a view to implementing the military, political, economic, and humanitarian clauses of the...

    Fulfilling NATO’s Missions: The Need for New Structures and Instruments
    May15

    Fulfilling NATO’s Missions: The Need for New Structures and Instruments

    The Wales Summit has initiated a rebalancing between NATO’s three core missions that brings collective defense back at the top of its priorities. In this article, the author discusses the three key obstacles facing the allies in implementing their vision and fulfilling the three-fold mission set: 1) the credibility gap; 2) the need to...

    Russia-U.S. Dialogue Elevated, But Ukraine Tensions Remain
    May15

    Russia-U.S. Dialogue Elevated, But Ukraine Tensions Remain

    March 15, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    PayPal Accused of Blocking Nemtsov Report Account, Russian Living Standards Dive
    May15

    PayPal Accused of Blocking Nemtsov Report Account, Russian Living Standards Dive

    Plus, Azerbaijan is pressured over political prisoners ahead of a major athletics tournament and Russia’s anti-Nazi propaganda drive reaches surreal proportions. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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