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    MH17 tragedy galvanised world opinion against Russia
    Jul17

    MH17 tragedy galvanised world opinion against Russia

    A year ago the world received the awful news of the destruction of Malaysian Airlines flight 17 and the deaths of all 298 passengers and crew. The plane, shot down over the Donetsk region in Eastern Ukraine amid fighting between pro-Russian separatist militias and the Ukrainian army, was flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. Most of the victims...

    Moscow Rejects Dutch Findings and the Malaysian Proposal of an MH17 Crash Tribunal
    Jul17

    Moscow Rejects Dutch Findings and the Malaysian Proposal of an MH17 Crash Tribunal

    On July 17, 2014, Malaysian passenger jet Flight MH17 was shot out of the sky over the territory of Ukrainian Donbas controlled by Moscow-backed separatists, killing all 298 people on board (most of them—Dutch citizens). The Ukrainian authorities have accused the separatist rebels of shooting down MH17 with a surface-to-air BUK M1 missile (known...

    The Next UN Secretary General: An Experienced Woman to Foster Global Food Security
    Jul16

    The Next UN Secretary General: An Experienced Woman to Foster Global Food Security

    Filed in Blog Topics: United Nations While conflicts in countries like Syria and Ukraine dominate the daily news cycle, and longer-term concerns about climate change and energy security are frequently aired, the problem of hunger and the emergence of new threats to world food supplies receive far less attention than they merit. Without sustained...

    Ukraine Bank Deputy Dmytro Solohub: Economic recovery ‘difficult, but still possible’
    Jul16

    Ukraine Bank Deputy Dmytro Solohub: Economic recovery ‘difficult, but still possible’

    Dmytro Solohub admits that the Ukrainian economy is “very fragile” and faces “lots of security risks”— but says he’s doing everything he can to stabilize Ukraine’s currency, control galloping inflation, and return his country to prosperity as quickly as possible.Solohub, 37, took over in mid-March as Deputy...

    CGI Asks: Is The Iran Deal Bad for Russia?
    Jul16

    CGI Asks: Is The Iran Deal Bad for Russia?

    July 16, 2015 A selection of Western and Russian experts respond to a question from CGI on the latest foreign policy developments affecting Russia and Eurasia. Sergey Aleksashenko, Former Deputy Finance Minister of Russia While the agreement with Iran lowers tensions on the global scale, it could be seen as a defeat by those Russian politicians...

    Ukraine Passes Draft Bill To Grant East Regions More Autonomy
    Jul16

    Ukraine Passes Draft Bill To Grant East Regions More Autonomy

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

    Ukraine Rebel Leader Sued in U.S. Over MH17 Attack, Baku Trial Set for Activist Couple
    Jul16

    Ukraine Rebel Leader Sued in U.S. Over MH17 Attack, Baku Trial Set for Activist Couple

    Plus, Kyrgyzstan protests the State Department’s rights award to a jailed activist and Armenia mulls a sex-specific abortion ban. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Intellectual Roots of Putin’s Nationalism and Ideology
    Jul16

    Intellectual Roots of Putin’s Nationalism and Ideology

    Maria Snegovaya will discuss the intellectual trends that influenced Vladimir Putin’s thinking and partly served as an intellectual underpinning for the annexation of Crimea, the corresponding radical shift of Russia’s international doctrine, and the recent transformation of Russia’s post-Soviet identity. She will discuss the...

    Ukraine Crisis Update: July 15, 2015
    Jul16

    Ukraine Crisis Update: July 15, 2015

    Download the PDF Separatists continued to target Ukrainian forces with heavy weapons and small reconnaissance units across the front line in Donbas as both Ukrainian and separatist leaders combatted new internal security threats. Tags Ukraine Project UkrainePromote …read more Source: Institute for the Study of...

    Europe yesterday, Beijing today: Russia’s bad romance
    Jul16

    Europe yesterday, Beijing today: Russia’s bad romance

    Looking at the global chessboard, one can’t help but be puzzled. Only yesterday, Russia was dating Europe; today, the Kremlin is trying to persuade the world (and itself?) that it has fallen in love with Beijing. Witness Russia’s hosting last week of the dual summit of the BRICS and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization—a clear signal...

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