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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    ‘National-Cultural’ Enclaves: Moscow’s New Game in Ukrainian-Moldovan Borderland
    Apr13

    ‘National-Cultural’ Enclaves: Moscow’s New Game in Ukrainian-Moldovan Borderland

    Russia demands a “special status” for certain territories in Ukraine and Moldova as a device to promote territorial secession processes. Moscow encourages local Russophile groups to claim a “special territorial status” or orchestrates such demands on their behalf, instigating state fragmentation. The first case study is that of Russia’s...

    Steppe Eagle- 2015 Exercise Unites CSTO and NATO forces in Kazakhstan
    Apr13

    Steppe Eagle- 2015 Exercise Unites CSTO and NATO forces in Kazakhstan

    On April 6, the military exercise Steppe Eagle–2015 officially began with an opening ceremony at Kazakhstan’s Ilisky Training Area. Kazakhstan’s Airmobile Forces commander General-Major Daulet Ospanov remarked, “The experience gained by our soldiers is very valuable.” While the United States’ defense attaché to Kazakhstan,...

    Russia and Yemen’s Agony
    Apr13

    Russia and Yemen’s Agony

    Russia’s position on the fighting in Yemen needs to be understood in terms of its overall approach to the Middle East. And Moscow’s approach to the region has become more confident and strident, as Washington’s has become ever more confused and disjointed. Vitaly Naumkin, a leading Russian analyst, observes that Russia seeks to...

    New Ukraine Disrupts Old Ukraine
    Apr13

    New Ukraine Disrupts Old Ukraine

    There’s good reason for guarded optimism in the new Ukraine. President Petro Poroshenko and the parliament brought the country’s most powerful oligarch to heel in March 2015 and the justice department has set its sights on the richest oligarchs. …read more Source: Atlantic...

    Overcoming the Ukraine Crisis
    Apr13

    Overcoming the Ukraine Crisis

    The crisis in Ukraine is one of the gravest threats to global order in the past quarter-century, potentially involving nuclear-armed powers whose collective military spending amounts to two-thirds of the global total. The West should take the lead with a plan of action to avoid being trapped by a sudden escalation of the conflict. …read...

    Mapping out vulnerable sectors in the Eastern Partnership countries – macroeconomic worshop
    Apr13

    Mapping out vulnerable sectors in the Eastern Partnership countries – macroeconomic worshop

    On April 16th, CASE – Center for Social and Economic Research, and HAS Institute of World Economics (IWE – Hungary) invites to the international macroeconomic workshop: Mapping out vulnerable sectors in the Eastern Partnership countries. The workshop marks the opening of the project “Mapping out vulnerable sectors in the Eastern Partnership...

    Moldovan Anti-Fascists in the Dock
    Apr13

    Moldovan Anti-Fascists in the Dock

    Critics on the left say the Western-leaning government is suppressing fundamental freedoms in a campaign against an illusory Ukraine-inspired insurrection. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Arms Spending Surges in Ukraine, Baltics; Turkey Slams Pope’s Armenian ‘Genocide’ Mass
    Apr13

    Arms Spending Surges in Ukraine, Baltics; Turkey Slams Pope’s Armenian ‘Genocide’ Mass

    Plus, no invite for Putin to G7 summit, and Kaczynski accuses the Polish government of deceit in the Smolensk crash probe. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Corrupting Civil Society in Post-Maidan Ukraine?
    Apr12

    Corrupting Civil Society in Post-Maidan Ukraine?

    Civil society now plays an outsized role in Ukrainian politics. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

    The West, multipolarity, and the liberal order
    Apr11

    The West, multipolarity, and the liberal order

    The liberal order—the system designed to ensure international security that has as its pillars the United Nations, multilateral security treaties, NATO, and European integration—is strongly dependent on Western and in particular U.S. power. With new, non-Western powers rising or resurgent, and the West (especially Europe) in apparent decline, it...

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