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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Croatia, Kosovo Refuse Joint War Holiday With Serbia, Vilnius Says Moscow Planned Crimea Grab …
    Aug10

    Croatia, Kosovo Refuse Joint War Holiday With Serbia, Vilnius Says Moscow Planned Crimea Grab …

    Plus, Russian state media whistleblowers allege a Kremlin-directed propaganda campaign, and a journalist dies after being attacked in Azerbaijan. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Making Ukraine the Breadbasket of Europe Again
    Aug10

    Making Ukraine the Breadbasket of Europe Again

    Ukraine’s system of agricultural production is paternalistic, dating back to the Soviet era, when bureaucrats constantly intruded into the production process. Such a strategy may have suited the planned economy, but in Ukraine’s market economy it has only spawned widespread corruption, because authorities cannot inspect every farm and...

    Islamic State is Winning, America Must Soon Use Its One Remaining Option
    Aug10

    Islamic State is Winning, America Must Soon Use Its One Remaining Option

    Three of the US national government’s self-imposed and surely lethal handicaps in dealing with the Islamist threat are (a) a fixation on looking at the problem in a state-by-state manner; that is, what do we do in Iraq? what do we do in Afghanistan? what do we do in Libya? etc.; (b) an enduring but long-disproved assumption that in its war...

    Here’s Why I’m Hopeful About Eastern Ukraine
    Aug10

    Here’s Why I’m Hopeful About Eastern Ukraine

    In July, residents of Slovyansk and Kramatorsk marked the first anniversary of liberation from the occupation of Russian-backed separatists. Both cities experienced their rule for nearly four months in 2014. In the last year, marches, concerts, and city lights with slogans promoting peace have helped reinforce a growing sense of national pride....

    Why Eastern Ukraine Matters to Ramzan Kadyrov
    Aug10

    Why Eastern Ukraine Matters to Ramzan Kadyrov

    No Instagram account is more entertaining, more dumbfounding, and more terrifying than that of Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov. On any given day, one is guaranteed to see video clips ranging from Kadyrov praying before dawn in the Akhmad Kadyrov Mosque to playing soccer at the FC Terek facilities (Kadyrov was the President of FC Terek from 2004...

    Vacancy: Director of the Ukrainian Institute
    Aug09

    Vacancy: Director of the Ukrainian Institute

    Vacancy: Director of the Ukrainian Institute The Ukrainian Catholic University has established a steering committee for the Ukrainian Institute in London, which is seeking a new director for the Institute. The position is not paid, but reasonable travel expenses will be reimbursed. The director will need to live in or near London and be available...

    Russia Distorts News of Turkish Investment in Crimea
    Aug07

    Russia Distorts News of Turkish Investment in Crimea

    In early July 2015, news emerged that a group of Turkish businessmen had come to Crimea to discuss capital investment on the annexed peninsula. According to Russian and Turkish press covering this visit, the Turkish businessmen expressed their hope to invest a total of $12.5 billion in Crimea. They said that their investment would primarily...

    Macedonian Police Raid ISIS Suspects, Analyst Warns of Russian Advance in Ukraine
    Aug07

    Macedonian Police Raid ISIS Suspects, Analyst Warns of Russian Advance in Ukraine

    Plus, Croatia condemns flag-burning in Belgrade, Czechs to toughen up gambling laws. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    CGI Asks: “Putin’s Russia” or “Russia’s Putin”?
    Aug07

    CGI Asks: “Putin’s Russia” or “Russia’s Putin”?

    August 7, 2015 A selection of Western and Russian experts respond to a question from CGI on the latest foreign policy developments affecting Russia and Eurasia. This time, we discuss whether Russian President Vladimir Putin is the main force shaping modern-day Russia, or whether he is more of a product–and perhaps an inevitable one–of...

    How to end Putinism
    Aug07

    How to end Putinism

    This article will be published in the August 17 edition of The Weekly Standard.“Russia is a friendly, European country,” said President Vladimir Putin in a 2001 address to the Bundestag in Berlin. Putin told German lawmakers he applauded European integration, believed in the unity of European culture, and was convinced that no one had benefited...

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