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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    State Duma Members Call on Russian President to Abolish Federal Districts
    Apr08

    State Duma Members Call on Russian President to Abolish Federal Districts

    On April 4, the Russian newspaper Nezavisimaya Gazeta reported that a group of State Duma deputies are preparing to call on the country’s president and government to reform or even abolish the federal districts in the Russian Federation. Removing the federal districts from the Russian administrative map would save the government about $50...

    His Master’s Voice: Lavrov Tours Latin America
    Apr08

    His Master’s Voice: Lavrov Tours Latin America

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov’s recent tour of Latin America aimed to build on Moscow’s previous successes among pro-Russian regimes there—Cuba, Nicaragua, Venezuela—as well as to establish stronger ties with pro-US countries like Colombia. But beyond bilateral relations, Lavrov also endeavored to enhance Russia’...

    Ukraine Crisis: Tension Over Rise Of Nationalist Yarosh
    Apr08

    Ukraine Crisis: Tension Over Rise Of Nationalist Yarosh

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

    Russian Bishop: Stalin Fans Need to ‘Sober Up’
    Apr08

    Russian Bishop: Stalin Fans Need to ‘Sober Up’

    HilarionMetropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, a high ranking bishop of the Russian Orthodox Church, commented on a new poll that showed a growing number of Russians are viewing the rule of Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin in a positive light. Hilarion’s comments amount to a verbal cup of black coffee for those intoxicated with Stalin...

    Radio Free Acton: A Primer on Religious Liberty with Ryan T. Anderson
    Apr08

    Radio Free Acton: A Primer on Religious Liberty with Ryan T. Anderson

    On this edition of Radio Free Acton, we talk with on Radio Free Acton: A Primer on Religious Liberty with Ryan T. Anderson… The post Radio Free Acton: A Primer on Religious Liberty with Ryan T. Anderson appeared first on Acton Institute PowerBlog.Related posts:Radio Free Acton: Remembering Holodomor with Luba Markewycz Radio Free Acton: Examining...

    Romania Cuts Taxes, Serbia Blasts Albanian ‘Unification’ Talk
    Apr08

    Romania Cuts Taxes, Serbia Blasts Albanian ‘Unification’ Talk

    Plus, new fighting breaks out near Mariupol; Georgian Chechens plead for help to stop IS recruiting. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Zwischen Allianzfreiheit und Einbindung
    Apr08

    Zwischen Allianzfreiheit und Einbindung

    Alarmiert durch die Ukraine-Krise und Russlands militärische Aktivitäten in der Ostsee-Region, führen Finnland und Schweden derzeit eine intensive Debatte über ihre nationale Sicherheit. In beiden Ländern wird angesichts einer sich wandelnden Bedrohungslage an der eigenen Verteidigungsfähigkeit gezweifelt. Zunehmend steht der...

    Russian Media and Ukraine’s Domestic Politics
    Apr08

    Russian Media and Ukraine’s Domestic Politics

    The Russian state increasingly uses state-controlled television as a means of propaganda both within its own borders and abroad. Using precinct-level electoral returns and survey data, Leonid Peisakhin will discuss how exposure to Russian television impacted Ukrainian voters in the 2014 presidential and parliamentary elections. Directions:...

    Does Russian Nationalism have a Future after Ukraine?
    Apr08

    Does Russian Nationalism have a Future after Ukraine?

    Russian nationalism has been the victim of what is the essential tragedy of the Russian people: the Russian state tried to become an empire before the Russian people became a nation, and as a result, at no point has the country been a nation state. And while pro-Kremlin radical nationalists are increasingly important in Russian politics, their...

    The fog of ‘regular’ war
    Apr08

    The fog of ‘regular’ war

    Hugh White’s considered response to the questions I posed in our recent exchange on the fundamentals of Australian defence strategy prods me to elaborate on my previous arguments as well as to make some counterpoints. On the question of irregular warfare, we seem to be in agreement that it is certainly the most common form of warfare today...

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