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    Bulgarian Pols Point Fingers on South Stream, OSCE Brokers New Ukraine Cease-Fire
    Dec02

    Bulgarian Pols Point Fingers on South Stream, OSCE Brokers New Ukraine Cease-Fire

    Plus, Kyrgyzstan weighs ‘foreign agents’ law for NGOs, and Serbia seeks a group behind anti-Roma fliers. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Novorossiya!
    Dec01

    Novorossiya!

    In April, in a four-hour call-in show televised across Russia, Vladimir Putin assigned the name New Russia—Novorossiya—to the lands in Southeastern Ukraine he claimed were and are historically part of Russia. The term Novorossiya had been used only once before in history, during the three decades from the late 18th to the early 19th centuries, to...

    All but One Faith Persecuted in Crimea
    Dec01

    All but One Faith Persecuted in Crimea

    The de facto regime targets leaders and monitors members of various religious groups. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Europe Must Stand Its Ground Against Russia
    Dec01

    Europe Must Stand Its Ground Against Russia

    For years, the EU was extremely cautious not to provoke Russia. But with Moscow’s aggression against Ukraine, the EU now has to accept that the situation has changed. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

    Poland’s Tusk Takes Over Top EU Post, Moldova’s Pro-West Alliance Likely to Retain Power
    Dec01

    Poland’s Tusk Takes Over Top EU Post, Moldova’s Pro-West Alliance Likely to Retain Power

    Plus, the pope urges Turkey to open doors to Armenia, and a new Russian convoy enters eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    These Guns Have Never Been Silent
    Dec01

    These Guns Have Never Been Silent

    They say that to the East there is a cease-fire in place, a promise by the Russian conscripts, special operations forces, and locals allied with them not to shoot at the legitimate government of Ukraine and its representatives; and a promise by Kyiv to reciprocate this guarantee. Whenever the former break their promises, this is reported as...

    The Customs Union’s Strength is Its Weak Link: Oil Prices Threaten Putin’s Project
    Dec01

    The Customs Union’s Strength is Its Weak Link: Oil Prices Threaten Putin’s Project

    Kazakhstan’s bank is about to break, and it’s all because oil and natural gas went cheap fast. Last week, falling in with Moscow, Astana announced that it will be tapping its oil wealth fund to steady its petroleum-dependent economy as the price of crude falls against a worldwide economic slump and what appears to be a budding...

    The Cheapening of Oil and What It Means for US Policies
    Nov28

    The Cheapening of Oil and What It Means for US Policies

    Atlantic Council’s Manning: US May Benefit, But Must Review Its Strategy, in a New World of ‘Peak Demand’ World oil prices have slipped again after the global cartel, OPEC, declined November 27 to cut the amount of crude petroleum its members pump from the earth. Instead, OPEC followed pressure from Saudi Arabia to keep its production...

    Rosneft Shrugs Off Oil-Price Slide, Azerbaijani Dissident Ailing in Prison
    Nov28

    Rosneft Shrugs Off Oil-Price Slide, Azerbaijani Dissident Ailing in Prison

    Plus, EU’s Albania justice mission faces corruption probe, and Orban tacks back toward Europe. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Say It Loud, I’m Belarusian and Proud
    Nov28

    Say It Loud, I’m Belarusian and Proud

    Among young people in Belarus, speaking the national language instead of Russian is coming into vogue. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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