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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Demoralised Ukraine Troops Start To Lose Faith In Kiev
    Jul31

    Demoralised Ukraine Troops Start To Lose Faith In Kiev

    July 31, 2015 …read more Source: Center on Global...

    Next Deadline for George F. Kennan Fellowship Competition Approaching
    Jul31

    Next Deadline for George F. Kennan Fellowship Competition Approaching

    The Kennan Institute seeks fellowship applicants from diverse, policy-oriented sectors such as media, business, local government, law, civil society, and academia to examine important political, social, economic, cultural, and historical issues in Russia, Ukraine, and the region. Among the aims of the new fellowships are to build bridges between...

    Schäuble’s proposals to restructure Commission receive mixed response in Germany
    Jul31

    Schäuble’s proposals to restructure Commission receive mixed response in Germany

    Schäuble’s proposals to restructure Commission receive mixed response in GermanyFrankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reports that German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble’s proposals to restructure the European Commission by hiving off its supervisory and enforcement roles to a new, politically independent authority, have met with a mixed...

    Pullout of Ukrainian volunteer fighters from Shyrokyne might threaten Mariupol
    Jul31

    Pullout of Ukrainian volunteer fighters from Shyrokyne might threaten Mariupol

    Co-director of Foreign Relations and International Security Programmes at the Razumkov Centre Oleksiy Melnyk said Mariupol residents had plenty of reason to be concerned about the pullout of the volunteer fighters from the obliterated village of Shyrokyne, located just 20 kilometers east of the strategic port city of Mariupol in Donetsk Oblast,...

    Belarus: Domestic Events and Outside Actors
    Jul31

    Belarus: Domestic Events and Outside Actors

    Recent news about Belarus has recently concentrated on three somewhat connected issues: the upcoming presidential elections, economic decline, and the activities of Moscow and the collective West vis-à-vis Minsk. On July 20, Lidia Ermoshina, chairperson of Belarus’s Central Electoral Commission (CEC), participated in a Vienna-based seminar...

    Russia Vetoes UN Draft Resolution on MH17 Tribunal
    Jul31

    Russia Vetoes UN Draft Resolution on MH17 Tribunal

    Moscow vetoed a United Nations Security Council (UNSC) draft resolution that would have set up an international tribunal to investigate and prosecute those involved in the downing passenger airliner of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. The Boeing 777 jet was shot down on July 17, 2014, in the eastern Ukrainian region of Donbas, over territory...

    Russia Blocks MH17 Tribunal, Activists Call for Turkmenistani Journalist’s Release
    Jul30

    Russia Blocks MH17 Tribunal, Activists Call for Turkmenistani Journalist’s Release

    Plus, an official in Russia’s North Caucasus faces murder charges and a jailed Azerbaijani reporter gets a prestigious prize in Washington. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Putinology
    Jul30

    Putinology

    Two schools have vied at center stage in recent years seeking to explain the foreign policy behavior of Putin’s Russia. One essentially places the blame almost entirely at the West’s door: The annexation of Crimea and the war on Ukraine were responses to the West’s insufficient sensitivity to Russian “national interests.”...

    Euromaidan’s Shockwaves: An Exile in Ukraine Recalls Fleeing his Native Kyrgyzstan
    Jul30

    Euromaidan’s Shockwaves: An Exile in Ukraine Recalls Fleeing his Native Kyrgyzstan

    On a recent warm summer night, Ilya Lukash sat in a bar near Kyiv’s trendy Kontraktova Square, drinking a beer and chatting with his friends in Ukrainian, Russian, and English. In a red T-shirt emblazoned with patriotic Ukrainian slogans, he could easily have been any one of the countless young, educated, pro-democracy Ukrainians who in...

    Is Europe losing Ukraine?
    Jul30

    Is Europe losing Ukraine?

    As Germany’s politicians return to their constituencies, a summer of resentment against Europe is brewing in Ukraine …read more Source: European Council on Foreign...

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