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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Ukraine Introduces Sanctions Against Russian Citizens, Companies
    Sep24

    Ukraine Introduces Sanctions Against Russian Citizens, Companies

    On September 16, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed a decree introducing sanctions against 105 firms and 388 individuals, mainly from Russia, for supporting the annexation of Crimea and the war in the eastern Ukrainian region of Donbas (President.gov.ua, September 16). The decree came into effect on September 22, when its text was...

    The Emergence of a New Reality
    Sep24

    The Emergence of a New Reality

    In the last two years, out of the four options on Ukraine, Russia, and NATO, one that in the past had seemed the least likely, has suddenly materialized: Russia treated Ukraine so badly that it has driven Ukrainians into NATO’s arms. This option came second on the list, but last on expectations. It depended on two failures: the failure of...

    Putin Ready for Unilateral Strike on Islamic State – Bloomberg
    Sep24

    Putin Ready for Unilateral Strike on Islamic State – Bloomberg

    With or without the U.S., Russia is preparing to launch airstrikes against IS from Syria base, say unnamed sources. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Poland, long accustomed to emigration, must now confront immigration
    Sep24

    Poland, long accustomed to emigration, must now confront immigration

    Some Poles have been more welcoming than others. ReutersThere are countries from which people try to escape, and there are countries to which these people try to escape. And then there are countries like Poland. The current refugee crisis sweeping across Europe hints at just how much Poland has changed since the early 20th century, from an...

    Międzynarodowa grupa robocza: Wspólna refleksja o europejskiej przyszłości
    Sep24

    Międzynarodowa grupa robocza: Wspólna refleksja o europejskiej przyszłości

    Instytut Spraw Publicznych był współorganizatorem polsko-niemiecko-ukraińsko-rosyjskiego spotkania ekspertów, którzy wspólnie dyskutowali o przyszłości Europy w kontekście konfliktu rosyjsko-ukraińskiego. Poniżej krótkie podsumowanie spotkania. Over the last two days (21/22 September 2015), civil society actors and think tank experts from Poland,...

    Ukraine Crisis Update: September 23, 2015
    Sep24

    Ukraine Crisis Update: September 23, 2015

    Russia and the separatists continued their operational pause in eastern Ukraine as Russia turned its attention toward its creation of a forward operating base in Syria ahead of President Vladimir Putin’s speech at the UN General Assembly on September 28. Tags Ukraine Project Ukraine …read more Source: Institute for the Study of...

    The unending saga of Ukrainian reforms
    Sep23

    The unending saga of Ukrainian reforms

    There could hardly be a better or more depressing symbol of Ukraine’s parlous state than discussions at the Yalta European Strategy (YES) conference, held every year in September. The gathering, launched in Yalta in 2004, was intended to highlight Ukraine’s growing sophistication and European vocation in one of the country’s...

    In Foreign Affairs and Politics, Belarus Enters Uncharted Waters
    Sep23

    In Foreign Affairs and Politics, Belarus Enters Uncharted Waters

    On September 19, following his one-on-one meeting in Sochi with Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin issued an order to launch negotiations with Belarus about the creation of a new Russian airbase near Bobruisk (Tut.by, September 19). Vigorous discussion in Belarus, this past week, about the...

    Links and quotations for September 23, 2015: Kids won’t eat government-mandated fruit, Sweden’s six hour workday, and more
    Sep23

    Links and quotations for September 23, 2015: Kids won’t eat government-mandated fruit, Sweden’s six hour workday, and more

    Sweden is experimenting with the six-hour workday in its senior care facilities… Even there, there are major questions whether it’s workable. That and more, including how you can give kids an apple but not make them eat, and how history illustrates donor politics as part and parcel of human progress. Printing press, anyone?For China, a...

    Soaring New Mosque Opens in Russian Capital
    Sep23

    Soaring New Mosque Opens in Russian Capital

    Lack of worship space forces many of Moscow’s 2 million Muslims to pray in the streets. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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