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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Does Russian Nationalism have a Future after Ukraine?
    Apr08

    Does Russian Nationalism have a Future after Ukraine?

    Russian nationalism has been the victim of what is the essential tragedy of the Russian people: the Russian state tried to become an empire before the Russian people became a nation, and as a result, at no point has the country been a nation state. And while pro-Kremlin radical nationalists are increasingly important in Russian politics, their...

    Russian Media and Ukraine’s Domestic Politics
    Apr08

    Russian Media and Ukraine’s Domestic Politics

    The Russian state increasingly uses state-controlled television as a means of propaganda both within its own borders and abroad. Using precinct-level electoral returns and survey data, Leonid Peisakhin will discuss how exposure to Russian television impacted Ukrainian voters in the 2014 presidential and parliamentary elections. Directions:...

    The fog of ‘regular’ war
    Apr08

    The fog of ‘regular’ war

    Hugh White’s considered response to the questions I posed in our recent exchange on the fundamentals of Australian defence strategy prods me to elaborate on my previous arguments as well as to make some counterpoints. On the question of irregular warfare, we seem to be in agreement that it is certainly the most common form of warfare today...

    Will Sanctions on Russia, Weapons for Ukrainians Keep Putin at Bay?
    Apr08

    Will Sanctions on Russia, Weapons for Ukrainians Keep Putin at Bay?

    Former Putin advisor says they will not, advocates stronger response Western sanctions on Russia are not working and a proposal to provide defensive weapons to Ukrainian security forces will not deter the Kremlin’s war in Ukraine, according to Andrei Illarionov, a former advisor to Russian President Vladimir Putin. “For those few people who...

    Putin’s Chilling Message to the West
    Apr08

    Putin’s Chilling Message to the West

    Vladimir Putin’s 10-day disappearance shortly after the murder of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov and his triumphal reappearance after the broadcast of a 150-minute documentary on state television, suggest a more erratic—and aggressive—policy course in Russia. Here’s why. After Putin’s disappearance on March 5, the Russian...

    2015 Manfred Wörner Seminar Class Announced
    Apr07

    2015 Manfred Wörner Seminar Class Announced

    The German Marshall Fund is pleased to announce the 2015 class of American Manfred Wörner Seminar (MWS). This year’s participants come from around the United States and bring diverse forms of expertise on security issues to the cohort, from policy analysis to the private sector. Begun in 1982 as the Multiplikatoren Seminar (Multiplier...

    Is Belarus Seeking a Helping Hand?
    Apr07

    Is Belarus Seeking a Helping Hand?

    On March 31, Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka gave a two-hour interview to Ryan Chilcote, a Russian-speaking London-based reporter for Bloomberg Television (YouTube, April 2). Most, if not all, media commentaries initially singled out Lukashenka’s particular suggestion that the United States ought to join the negotiations aiming...

    Assessing Russia’s Defense Priorities in Crimea
    Apr07

    Assessing Russia’s Defense Priorities in Crimea

    Since Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea in March 2014, senior Russian political-military leaders have, on numerous occasions, referred to military reinforcement and consolidation when speaking about integrating the peninsula into the Russian Federation. This has resulted, consequently, in often contradictory statements from the defense...

    Poroshenko Open to Autonomy Referendum, Poland to Build Towers on Russian Border
    Apr07

    Poroshenko Open to Autonomy Referendum, Poland to Build Towers on Russian Border

    Plus, Belarusian leader signs decree fining the unemployed; Czech politicians slam president over planned Moscow trip. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Event: A Conversation with the IMF’s First Deputy Managing Director David Lipton on Ukraine
    Apr07

    Event: A Conversation with the IMF’s First Deputy Managing Director David Lipton on Ukraine

    David Lipton, first deputy managing director of the International Monetary Fund, engages in a dynamic conversation about the situation in Ukraine. Event materials are available online. …read more Source: Peterson Institute for International...

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