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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Crimean Tatars: ‘We did not reject Russia, Russia rejected us’
    May13

    Crimean Tatars: ‘We did not reject Russia, Russia rejected us’

    On May 18, 1944, Joseph Stalin deported more than 180,000 Crimean Tatars to Uzbekistan. Once again this community faces major challenges. Today, 230,000 Crimean Tatars, who are mainly Sunni Muslims, represent about 12 percent of Crimea’s population. Virtually all of Crimea’s Tatars opposed Russia’s annexation of Crimea in March...

    [Translate to English:] Optionen der EU für den Umgang mit Russland und den östlichen Partnerländern
    May13

    [Translate to English:] Optionen der EU für den Umgang mit Russland und den östlichen Partnerländern

    [Translate to English:] Der von Russland geschürte Konflikt um die Ukraine und Moskaus dominanzorientierte Ordnungsvorstellungen für den postsowjetischen Raum zwingen die EU zu strategischer Klarheit in ihrer Politik gegenüber dem östlichen Nachbarschaftsraum. Die östlichen Nachbarn sehen sich – bei weiterhin diskontinuierlich verlaufenden...

    U.S.-Russia Relations Beyond Ukraine: Realities and Recommendations
    May13

    U.S.-Russia Relations Beyond Ukraine: Realities and Recommendations

    The Russian-American relationship has reached its lowest point since the end of the Cold War. While the Ukrainian crisis has been the catalyst for pushing tensions over the edge, a number of more pervasive issues, such as disagreements over bilateral arms control, European security, and crises in the Middle East continue to drive Moscow and...

    Railway Hit in Odessa Blast, More Mysterious Antelope Deaths in Kazakhstan
    May13

    Railway Hit in Odessa Blast, More Mysterious Antelope Deaths in Kazakhstan

    Plus, Ukrainian de-communization drive in full swing; sex schools are a hit in Central Asia. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    The anti-Soviet laws should be checked with the winning the war
    May13

    The anti-Soviet laws should be checked with the winning the war

    The Ukrainian parliament passed a series of laws on April 9, which banned Soviet and Nazi symbols throughout the country and officially replaced the “Great Patriotic War”-the Soviet name for World War II, which is still used in Russia-with the “Second World War.” The law also banned the playing of the Soviet national anthem, the display of the...

    Civil society in ‘Putin’s Russia’: A Q&A with Boris Makarenko
    May13

    Civil society in ‘Putin’s Russia’: A Q&A with Boris Makarenko

    AEI’s director of Russian studies, Leon Aron, has edited a new volume— to be released at a conference on May 14— on the dynamics of Russian domestic politics titled “Putin’s Russia: How it rose, how it is maintained, and how it might end.” This work looks beyond international sanctions and the war in Ukraine to examine underlying...

    The UK’s election upset: Political mould is broken across the country
    May13

    The UK’s election upset: Political mould is broken across the country

    A Tory government, sceptic on the EU, with a small majority sounds familiar – think of the Major government in the 1990s (though with a majority then of 21 well ahead of Cameron’s slender advantage). But little else looked the same as politicians, pundits and the public alike surveyed the new British political scene on Friday morning....

    Defanging the Ukrainian Oligarchs
    May13

    Defanging the Ukrainian Oligarchs

    Ukrainian society-particularly sectors that pushed for greater accountability and transparency during the EuroMaidan Revolution-and Western governments, particularly the United States, are pushing Poroshenko to rein in the oligarchs. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

    Banking union – State of the Art
    May13

    Banking union – State of the Art

    “The introduction of a banking union was a step that revolutionized European economic reality to a greater extent than economic and monetary union did” – said Andrzej Reich from the Polish Financial Supervisory Authority, who was the keynote speaker during the 137th mBank-CASE Seminar “Banking union – State of the Art”, which took place on April...

    Propaganda On Parade
    May13

    Propaganda On Parade

    Image credit: Poster Collection, RU/SU 2241, Hoover Institution Archives.via Military History in the NewsThere can hardly be a more direct connection between military history and current affairs than over the celebration of the 70th anniversary of V-E Day in Russia on May 9. Vladimir Putin attempted to use the huge commemorations to promote the...

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