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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    The end of the Russian energy weapon (that arguably was never there)
    Mar05

    The end of the Russian energy weapon (that arguably was never there)

    The crisis in Ukraine once again revived the fierce debate about Europe’s dependence on Russian energy resources. Similar to 2006 and 2009, when physical supply disruptions of natural gas took place, this crisis too will spur European integration. Arguably, though unintended, this makes Russian President Putin one of the most explicit...

    Obama’s China toolkit: In need of serious repair
    Mar05

    Obama’s China toolkit: In need of serious repair

    About a year ago, the Obama administration found itself on the defensive abroad.In late 2013, China had established an Air Defense Identification Zone over the East China Sea, imposing rules that amounted to a Chinese assertion of sovereignty over international airspace and disputed territories. The following month, a Chinese warship halted in...

    ‘Nuland Ensconced in Neocon Camp Who Believes in Noble Lie’
    Mar05

    ‘Nuland Ensconced in Neocon Camp Who Believes in Noble Lie’

    RPI Director Daniel McAdams is interviewed on RT. Transcript below; video here.Victoria Nuland’s anti-Russian rhetoric comes from the neocon camp of US politics, seeking to stir the Ukraine crisis, thrilled by the prospect of defense industry expansion and more arms sales, Daniel McAdams of the Ron Paul Peace Institute told RT.RT: World...

    Russian Activist Vows to Publish Nemtsov’s Ukraine Findings
    Mar05

    Russian Activist Vows to Publish Nemtsov’s Ukraine Findings

    Russian opposition activists say they will publish documents gathered by opposition leader Boris… …read more Source: American Security Council...

    Greece Seeks to Sidestep Kremlin Import Ban, Ukraine Says Gazprom Blocking Fuel Supply
    Mar05

    Greece Seeks to Sidestep Kremlin Import Ban, Ukraine Says Gazprom Blocking Fuel Supply

    Plus, Croatia will vote on Adriatic drilling, and Kyrgyzstan does away with final exams in Uzbek. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    The Myth of the West’s Threat to Russia
    Mar05

    The Myth of the West’s Threat to Russia

    Did NATO Provoke a War By Trying to ‘Take’ Ukraine From Russia? Much Western thinking about the causes of the Russo-Ukrainian War is rooted in a myth. It posits that the West—or, more specifically, NATO—attempted to wrest Ukraine from Russia’s sphere of influence, thereby forcing Vladimir Putin to defend Russia’s legitimate...

    The OSCE’s Near-Impossible Mission in Ukraine
    Mar05

    The OSCE’s Near-Impossible Mission in Ukraine

    The head of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe discusses the task of monitoring the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine and the future of European security. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

    The Murder of Boris Nemtsov – And Three Other Deaths
    Mar05

    The Murder of Boris Nemtsov – And Three Other Deaths

    The shocking murder of Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov, literally in sight of the Kremlin, clearly marks the beginning of a new era in Russian politics and Russiawatching alike. And it is unlikely to be pretty. Who killed Nemtsov, who was behind it? At this stage, I have absolutely no idea. The government? I find it hard to think Vladimir...

    North Caucasus Economic Woes Likely Due to the Shrinking Role of the Central Government
    Mar04

    North Caucasus Economic Woes Likely Due to the Shrinking Role of the Central Government

    In February, the Arbitration Court of North Ossetia declared the Vladikavkaz Thermal Networks joint stock company insolvent and put in under external management until June 1, 2015. Vladikavkaz Thermal Networks is a monopolistic public utilities management company in North Ossetia’s capital, Vladikavkaz. The company owed overall over $12...

    Despite Multiple Troubles, Russia Continues Its Pressure Against Georgia
    Mar04

    Despite Multiple Troubles, Russia Continues Its Pressure Against Georgia

    One might expect that while Russia’s political, diplomatic, military and economic resources are tied down in its protracted war in Ukraine, the Kremlin would have difficulty focusing on other regions within the post-Soviet space. But even a casual glance at Russia’s recent activities in Georgia immediately dispels such assumptions....

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