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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    On energy, Europe looks to Ukraine and beyond
    May08

    On energy, Europe looks to Ukraine and beyond

    Photo: Huffington Post When the energy ministers of the G7 countries met in Rome last May, the Russian assault on Eastern Ukraine was in full swing. Europe and its allies were focused on energy security, an obvious preoccupation given the importance of Ukraine as a transit country for natural gas supplies to Europe. With that background, the...

    Putin’s Patriotism Campaign: A Dangerous Bunch of Hot Air
    May08

    Putin’s Patriotism Campaign: A Dangerous Bunch of Hot Air

    The 70th anniversary of the victory over Germany in World War II has been increasingly viewed in Russia as an unprecedented event of historic and national scale. This view has been shaped by the sharp rise of patriotic sentiment caused by the Kremlin’s adventures in Ukraine and hysterical propaganda in the state media. According to...

    Be thankful for Poland’s boring presidential election
    May08

    Be thankful for Poland’s boring presidential election

    The upcoming presidential election in Poland seems like a rather dull affair. Given Central Europe’s turbulent politics and the rise of Russian influence in the region, that is a wonderful thing.The incumbent, 62-year old Bronislaw Komorowski, nominated by the center-right Civic Platform, is leading in the polls, in spite of his slow-moving...

    Billionaire No More: Ukraine President’s Fortune Fades With War
    May08

    Billionaire No More: Ukraine President’s Fortune Fades With War

    May 8, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    EU Bent on Ukraine Trade Pact, Bosniaks Rounded up in Terror Raids
    May08

    EU Bent on Ukraine Trade Pact, Bosniaks Rounded up in Terror Raids

    Plus, an Islamist militant from Tajikistan publicly repents and Russia’s hot new tank has a spot of trouble. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    A New Look for Ukraine’s Hated Traffic Police
    May08

    A New Look for Ukraine’s Hated Traffic Police

    One of the least-trusted institutions in the country goes under the knife. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Small and Mid-size Business in Moldova: analysis and road map
    May08

    Small and Mid-size Business in Moldova: analysis and road map

    Language English CASE launched a second study within the project ‘Transfer of Know-How for Small and Mid-size Businesses in Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine’, which aims to assist SMEs in those countries by providing support to stakeholders in their efforts to develop analytical and policy advocacy capabilities, as well as by opening new...

    Poroshenko’s business has been complicated by his official status
    May08

    Poroshenko’s business has been complicated by his official status

    At the November 2013 World Economic Forum, billionaire Petro Poroshenko predicted a European Union trade pact would kick-start Ukraine’s economy and enrich his Roshen Confectionery Corp. by dramatically increasing EU-bound chocolate exports. Eighteen months later, Poroshenko – now Ukraine’s president – has seen his wealth head in the...

    St. George’s Ribbons and Their Dubious Symbolism in Post-Soviet Central Asia
    May07

    St. George’s Ribbons and Their Dubious Symbolism in Post-Soviet Central Asia

    The Embassy of the Russian Federation in Uzbekistan has announced that between April 27 and May 8, to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Soviet Union’s victory over Nazi Germany in the Great Patriotic War of 1941–1945, embassy staff would distribute free “ribbons of St. George” to the local population (Russia.uz, April 15). The Russian...

    Russia’s Thorn in Europe’s Side: Kaliningrad, NATO, and the EU
    May07

    Russia’s Thorn in Europe’s Side: Kaliningrad, NATO, and the EU

    After Russia’s annexation of Crimea, and the West’s introduction of economic sanctions, the Kaliningrad region has become a source of tension between Russia, NATO, and the EU. The region has staged tit-for-tat military displays by both Russia and neighboring EU and NATO members Poland and Lithuania. But while Russia is eager to...

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