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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Russia’s New Course
    Nov26

    Russia’s New Course

    The game-changing events in Ukraine have exposed the fundamental disagreement between the West and Russia on the essential principles underpinning the modern international system. One year after the start of the crisis, is there any hope of a productive partnership with Russia? Nikolai Zlobin and Sergey Aleksashenko will discuss the difficulties...

    Tuesday evening links
    Nov26

    Tuesday evening links

    1. Chart of the Day. Based on new data from the Department of Energy, the US had produced domestically 86.2% of the energy consumed this year through August – that the highest level of energy self-sufficiency for the US since 1986. 2. Photos of the Day I. From the NY Times, what would North Dakota look like if its oil drilling lines were above...

    Media Matters: How Media, Connectivity, and an Open Internet are Changing the World
    Nov25

    Media Matters: How Media, Connectivity, and an Open Internet are Changing the World

    The CSIS Project on Prosperity and Development cordially invites you to: Media Matters: How Media, Connectivity, and an Open Internet are Changing the World. Panelists: Jeanne Bourgault President, Internews Ambassador Carlos Pascual Former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico and Ukraine read more …read more Source: Center for Strategic and...

    Europe’s sputtering economic locomotive
    Nov25

    Europe’s sputtering economic locomotive

    Today’s report that the German economy managed to expand by a mere 0.1 percent in the third quarter of the year has to heighten fears of a renewed European sovereign debt crisis sometime next year. Since a highly indebted European economic periphery needs a vibrant German economy to revitalize overall European economic growth and to prevent...

    The Ukrainian Communications Standoff
    Nov25

    The Ukrainian Communications Standoff

    In the war of nerves now raging over Ukraine, the West does not need to counter Russian propaganda with its own parallel truth: it can rely on the power of facts. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

    The Revolution of Dignity taught Ukrainians self-reliance
    Nov25

    The Revolution of Dignity taught Ukrainians self-reliance

    The main achievement of the Revolution of Dignity is that Ukrainians learned to deal with everything on their own. This opinion was expressed by Deputy Director of Sociological Service Mykhailo Mischenko, informs the news agency UNIAN. According to the expert, unlike in 2004, Ukrainians no longer rely on the government, politicians, or officials....

    Poison Letters Put Czech Police on Alert, Russian Loan for French Nationalists
    Nov25

    Poison Letters Put Czech Police on Alert, Russian Loan for French Nationalists

    Plus, Georgia and her allies decry Russia-Abkhazia pact; Estonia opens its e-government platform to the world. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Russia and Germany: The Antipodes in the International System
    Nov25

    Russia and Germany: The Antipodes in the International System

    In character and attitude, Germany and Russia are the antipodes in today’s international system. That could explain perhaps both the closeness the two countries have felt for years and the growing confrontation which has come with the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

    Kennan Cable No.1: In Kyiv, The Front Is a Phone Call Away
    Nov25

    Kennan Cable No.1: In Kyiv, The Front Is a Phone Call Away

    My conversation with a Ukrainian freelance reporter, Nikolai Vorobiev, at a park across the street from the imposing Cabinet of Ministers building in Kyiv, is interrupted by a call. Nikolai just spent three weeks with the Right Sector Volunteer Ukrainian Corps battalion, known by its Ukrainian acronym DUK, which is fighting against pro-Russian...

    The Hagel opportunity
    Nov24

    The Hagel opportunity

    The resignation of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel creates a golden opportunity for the new Republican majority in the Congress: not only will the hearings on Hagel’s replacement be a natural venue for reviewing the defense reductions and many retreats of the Obama years, but they provide a forum for Republicans to begin to chart a positive...

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