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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Armenian Short-Circuit
    Jun24

    Armenian Short-Circuit

    June 24, 2015 By Konstantin Avramov A specter is haunting Russia – the specter of colored revolutions. The recent developments in Armenia will only add to Moscow’s aversion to popular uprisings on its borders. On Monday June 22, a number of protests erupted in the capital of Yerevan and in several smaller Armenian cities. Thousands of...

    Mac Thornberry Warns of Growing Threats in Face of Likely Obama Defense Bill Veto
    Jun24

    Mac Thornberry Warns of Growing Threats in Face of Likely Obama Defense Bill Veto

    Mac Thornberry, the new chairman of the US House Armed Services Committee, accused President Barack Obama on June 23 of “holding hostage” the nation’s security by threatening to veto the annual defense appropriations bill, which passed the Senate on June 18 by seventy-one to twenty-five with “overwhelming bipartisan support.” Thornberry...

    The agony of Greece and the crisis of the ‘European project’
    Jun24

    The agony of Greece and the crisis of the ‘European project’

    With only days until Greece must make a critical loan repayment to the International Monetary Fund, Athens’ financial options are dwindling rapidly.On Monday, Eurozone leaders held yet another emergency summit to avoid Greek defaults to the IMF and the European Central Bank.The rhetoric was guardedly optimistic, but concrete progress was...

    Another underwhelming effort to deter Putin
    Jun24

    Another underwhelming effort to deter Putin

    Even when the Obama administration wants to appear like it cares about reassuring allies in Russia’s neighborhood, it can’t quite pull it off. Yesterday’s announcement that the Carter Pentagon will place military ground equipment in six Eastern European countries is, one supposes, better than not doing anything but not by...

    A ship run aground. Deepening problems in the Ukrainian economy
    Jun24

    A ship run aground. Deepening problems in the Ukrainian economy

    2015-06-16Tadeusz IwańskiThe drop in Ukraine’s GDP by nearly 18% in the first three months of 2015 has confirmed the decline of the country’s economy. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

    Problems may arise during local elections in Ukraine
    Jun24

    Problems may arise during local elections in Ukraine

    Deputy Director General, Director of Political and Legal Programmes at the Razumkov Centre Yuriy Yakymenko told the Glavnoe website about the possible obstacles during the local elections in Ukraine. The parliament has started the process of adopting a new Law On Local Election. If this process is delayed, local elections can become a problem for...

    Russia lost land transport connection with Transnistria
    Jun24

    Russia lost land transport connection with Transnistria

    Co-director of Foreign Relations and International Security Programmes at the Razumkov Centre Oleksiy Melnyk told the Tyzhden’ website about the advantages of Ukraine’s decision on the termination of the agreement on transportation of Russian military personnel and military cargo to Transnistria. Ukraine’s decision on the...

    There was political will in the parliament to deprive Kliuiev of immunity
    Jun24

    There was political will in the parliament to deprive Kliuiev of immunity

    Deputy Director General, Director of Political and Legal Programmes at the Razumkov Centre Yuriy Yakymenko told the Glavnoe website about the abolition of immunity of people’s deputy, former member of the Party of Regions Serhiy Kliuiev. In the Verkhovna Rada, there were issues with the abolition of immunity of people’s deputy, former...

    The transit of Russian troops to Transnistria is a good subject for negotitations with the Kremlin
    Jun24

    The transit of Russian troops to Transnistria is a good subject for negotitations with the Kremlin

    Ukrainian parliament denounces the existing agreement of 1995 that allowed the transit of Russian military troops to Transninstria through Ukraine’s territory. By ending it, Poroshenko may have blocked around 1,500 Russian soldiers currently stationed in Transnistria, putting pressure on the Kremlin. In response, Moscow said it was ready to...

    Ukraine’s law enforcement agencies were littered with separatist sympathizers
    Jun24

    Ukraine’s law enforcement agencies were littered with separatist sympathizers

    As Russia’s war against Ukraine bulldozes into its second year with continued shelling and artillery fire, authorities defending the homeland face another, at-times invisible enemy: informants and collaborators who want the Russian-separatist forces to win, the KyivPost reports. Co-director of Foreign Relations and International Security...

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