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    As Greek Crisis Looms, Sovereign Debt Restructuring Takes Center Stage
    May14

    As Greek Crisis Looms, Sovereign Debt Restructuring Takes Center Stage

    As countries such as Argentina, Greece, and Ukraine struggle to pay down their debt, it is “clear that sovereign debt issues are important today, but they’ll be even more important tomorrow,” says the Atlantic Council’s Andrea Montanino. “The question on the minds of many is whether we will see another Greek default and what [will be...

    Four Reasons to Be Hopeful About Ukraine’s Economy
    May14

    Four Reasons to Be Hopeful About Ukraine’s Economy

    Ukraine’s current economic crisis was years in the making. Former President Viktor Yanukovych grossly mismanaged and looted the country. And it may take years for the country to fully recover. But there are signs that the economy has reached the lowest point and its prospects are brighter than commonly portrayed in the press. …read...

    Putin and Ukraine’s east/west divide
    May14

    Putin and Ukraine’s east/west divide

    In the latest Brookings essay, Chrystia Freeland relates a personal narrative of Ukraine’s past 25 years and of how Russian President Vladimir Putin has plunged Ukraine-Russia relations to their current toxic state. It makes for a very interesting read. One issue that Freeland’s essay highlights is how the Russian regime has tried to...

    Bulgarian Troops at Macedonia Border, U.S. Lawmakers in ‘Secretly Funded’ Baku Junket
    May14

    Bulgarian Troops at Macedonia Border, U.S. Lawmakers in ‘Secretly Funded’ Baku Junket

    Plus, the ECHR rules on a Georgia gay pride march and Russia probes an NGO linked to Khodorkovsky. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Combating corruption in Ukraine – the beginning of a long march
    May14

    Combating corruption in Ukraine – the beginning of a long march

    2015-05-07Marta JaroszewiczPiotr ŻochowskiFrom a public opinion point of view, corruption has been the gravest problem of today’s Ukraine, excepting the armed conflict in the east of the country. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

    ‘The Nemtsov report’: a collection of evidence of Russia’s participation in the war in Ukraine
    May14

    ‘The Nemtsov report’: a collection of evidence of Russia’s participation in the war in Ukraine

    2015-05-13Katarzyna JarzyńskaThe report summarises previous publications on the presence in Ukraine of regular units of the Russian army, mercenaries paid by Russia and Russian military equipment. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

    The Warsaw Pact: Forgotten Relic of the Cold War
    May14

    The Warsaw Pact: Forgotten Relic of the Cold War

    Sixty years after the signing of the Warsaw Pact on 14 May 1955, relations between Russia and Western Europe remain fraught with tension. This week marks the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the Warsaw Treaty Organisation (WTO), better known as the Warsaw Pact. Up until at least 1991, European and even global security concerns were...

    Putin’s Russia: How it rose, how it is maintained, and how it might end
    May14

    Putin’s Russia: How it rose, how it is maintained, and how it might end

    Long before the war in Ukraine and associated international sanctions, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s regime faced potential crises in its political and economic systems. To date, however, the Kremlin has failed to address them. Instead, Putin has unleashed a massive propaganda campaign, increased repression at home, and pursued...

    Kerry’s pointless diplomacy in Russia
    May14

    Kerry’s pointless diplomacy in Russia

    From the moment John Kerry’s trip to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s summer residence in Sochi on the Black Sea was announced, it was hard to see what the U.S. secretary of state hoped to achieve. Indeed, of the three objectives on Kerry’s official agenda — seeking Russian assistance in ending the Syrian civil war, bringing...

    Belarus’s Rapprochement With the West and the Zero-Sum Fallacy
    May14

    Belarus’s Rapprochement With the West and the Zero-Sum Fallacy

    On May 7, Belarus’s national ice hockey team beat the United States for the first time, netting a 5–2 win at the world championship in Prague (BELTA, May 8). Hardly any piece of news pleased Belarusians more than this one. Yet, one may also recall that Belarus’s hockey team is trained by Dave Lewis, the former Detroit Red Wings coach...

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