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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    What next in eastern Ukraine? More of the same.
    May07

    What next in eastern Ukraine? More of the same.

    Concern is rising over the situation in eastern Ukraine, with reports of increased shelling across the line of contact and rising casualties, as well as of Russia arming and organizing separatist forces while assembling regular army units along the Ukraine-Russia border. Tension is up, but the most likely prospect is continuation of a no war/no...

    Macedonia’s Political Crisis Turns Violent, Lithuania Runs Military Drills Around LNG Terminal
    May07

    Macedonia’s Political Crisis Turns Violent, Lithuania Runs Military Drills Around LNG Terminal

    Plus, another opposition leader is sentenced in Azerbaijan and Hungarian xenophobia is highest in more than a decade. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    A New War in the Donbas, or the Old Ukraine Fights Back?
    May07

    A New War in the Donbas, or the Old Ukraine Fights Back?

    The recent uptick in fighting in the Donbas sends a clear warning sign that the conflict in Ukraine is anything but frozen. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

    Greece, Ukraine and refugees: Don’t blame Europe
    May07

    Greece, Ukraine and refugees: Don’t blame Europe

    In the court of global punditry, the EU has taken a severe beating lately in three different yet related areas: illegal immigration, the Greek drama and the Ukrainian crisis. Let the accused stand and defend itself. As a starter, the question of guilt is far from proven in all three cases. To see where prime responsibility sits for the atrocious...

    Labour and Tories neck and neck as Britain heads to the polls
    May07

    Labour and Tories neck and neck as Britain heads to the polls

    Labour and Tories neck and neck as Britain heads to the pollsA YouGov poll for the Sun of 10,000 voters has the Conservatives and Labour both tied on 34%, with UKIP on 12% and the Liberal Democrats on 10%, while an ICM poll for the Guardian has Conservatives and Labour both tied on 35%, with UKIP on 11% and the Liberal Democrats on 9%. Voting...

    What’s Up With Those Germans?
    May07

    What’s Up With Those Germans?

    In the space of four years, Germany went from standing on the sidelines of the NATO-led intervention in Libya to playing a major role in the response to the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

    Delhi ‘Cracks’ Brussels: India’s Mission to Access the European Market
    May07

    Delhi ‘Cracks’ Brussels: India’s Mission to Access the European Market

    The European Union and India might not seem like the most obvious of natural partners. Yet, as Professor Pascaline Winand writes, the story of their on-off engagement over the past 60-or-so years and their efforts to build a mature trade relationship have turned up a fascinating story of trade access and shifting realities. First encounters: New...

    When the Kremlin Makes An Offer You Can’t Refuse
    May07

    When the Kremlin Makes An Offer You Can’t Refuse

    Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has multiple dimensions, and the energy dimension is one that has been underestimated. Russia has sought to make Ukraine dependent on its abundant energy since 2006. The reason is simple: Russia wants economic and political control over Ukraine and it wants to enmesh Ukraine’s government and elites in a...

    The Dog That Finally Barked? Separatism and Hybrid Warfare in Ukraine
    May07

    The Dog That Finally Barked? Separatism and Hybrid Warfare in Ukraine

    Kremlin Targets Sleepy Corner of Europe with Hybrid Tactics No part of Europe is too obscure for the Kremlin’s machinations. On April 6 in Odessa, a group claiming to represent ethnic minorities in southwestern Ukraine founded the National Council of Bessarabia (NRB). Released on a Russian-registered website, the NRB’s manifesto...

    Russia and the Middle East after Crimea
    May06

    Russia and the Middle East after Crimea

    During Vladimir Putin’s presidency, the Middle East has been a major zone of Russian foreign engagement. As tensions between the West and Russia have grown due to the conflict in Ukraine, the Middle East has emerged once again as a potential playing field for geopolitical competition. Paul du Quenoy will discuss how Russia interacts with...

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