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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    America’s self-inflicted national security crisis
    Mar12

    America’s self-inflicted national security crisis

    Over the past several years, knowledgeable witnesses appearing before Congress have testified to an impending crisis in national security. Whether it is the readiness of American personnel, the capability of our ships and aircraft, or the size of the force itself, the warnings have been both frequent and alarming. The Chief of Staff of the Army,...

    Did Kharkiv Just Become Russia’s Next Target in Ukraine War?
    Mar12

    Did Kharkiv Just Become Russia’s Next Target in Ukraine War?

    A Criminal Case Could Turn the City’s Political Strongman Back into a Kremlin Ally In Russia’s campaign to re-assert control over Ukraine, a logical target for its “hybrid war” is Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second-largest city and a center of its Russian-speaking population. And indeed, Russia has been working steadily to destabilize...

    Tensions between Germany and Greece rise on claims for war reparations
    Mar12

    Tensions between Germany and Greece rise on claims for war reparations

    Tensions between Germany and Greece rise on claims for war reparationsFollowing a speech in the Greek parliament where Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras once again called for Germany to pay war reparations to Greece, German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesman, Steffen Seibert, said, “The question of reparations and compensation is...

    New IMF Program with Ukraine Approved
    Mar11

    New IMF Program with Ukraine Approved

    The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved an Extended Fund Facility for Ukraine—a 4-year financial stabilization program that provides $17.5 billion in financing, while assessing the total financing needs at $40 billion for the duration of the program. RealTime post by Anders Åslund. …read more Source:...

    Russia’s Aircraft Carrier of Tomorrow
    Mar11

    Russia’s Aircraft Carrier of Tomorrow

    According to Admiral Viktor Chirkov, the commander in chief of the Russian Navy, Moscow is currently building an aircraft carrier of tomorrow. This future-oriented carrier will possess broad capabilities connected to the use of naval aviation in future contingencies. In addition, the vessel will allegedly boast superior combat effectiveness in...

    Chechens Take on Image of Putin’s Henchmen in Russia
    Mar11

    Chechens Take on Image of Putin’s Henchmen in Russia

    On February 27, one of the leading Russian opposition figures, Boris Nemtsov, was brazenly assassinated in Moscow, near the Kremlin (see EDM, March 2). Nemtsov was known for criticizing President Vladimir Putin and his regime. Unexpectedly, however, the government quickly followed up with an investigation of the killing and soon detained five...

    U.S. Imposes More Sanctions on Russia and Increases Ukraine Non-Lethal Aid
    Mar11

    U.S. Imposes More Sanctions on Russia and Increases Ukraine Non-Lethal Aid

    May 11, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    The joint international military brigade will bring Ukraine closer to NATO standards
    Mar11

    The joint international military brigade will bring Ukraine closer to NATO standards

    The new joint military brigade will allow forces from Ukraine, Poland and Lithuania to support stability and safety in the region and bring Kyiv’s armed forces closer to NATO standards. Military and security experts said that the unit, which will serve under the auspices of the UN, NATO and the EU, constitutes an important step for Ukraine,...

    Low oil prices: Who are the losers?
    Mar11

    Low oil prices: Who are the losers?

    Trying to forecast any future shifts in oil prices, or their eventual duration, is useless, as I wrote in December. Since that time, oil prices fell even more, then rose by more than a fifth in a matter of days, and then began to fall again — providing those commentators who will never learn with opportunities to argue that we will see $30/barrel...

    Kazakhstan’s Septuagenarian President Eyes Five More Years, U.S. …
    Mar11

    Kazakhstan’s Septuagenarian President Eyes Five More Years, U.S. …

    Plus, Bosnia delays vote on Adriatic dispute with Montenegro, and Kyrgyzstan’s ‘foreign agent’ bill clears a key hurdle. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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