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    Corruption Probe Hits Top Ukrainian Official, Kazakhstani Dissident in Suspected Prison Suicide
    Feb25

    Corruption Probe Hits Top Ukrainian Official, Kazakhstani Dissident in Suspected Prison Suicide

    Plus, Lithuania weighs reviving military draft, and Czech scientists claim a breakthrough find about human emotional response. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    If hryvnia devaluation persists, the government will have to raise energy tariffs again
    Feb25

    If hryvnia devaluation persists, the government will have to raise energy tariffs again

    The latest hryvnia level is nearly 30 percent weaker than the 21.7 rate foreseen in Ukraine’ 2015 budget. If the weakness persists, it will upset the government’s strict austerity plans, the Reuters reports. ‘They plan to raise (energy) tariffs. But if hryvnia devaluation continues, they will have to increase tariffs again in...

    Peacekeepers may contribute to political resolution of the conflict in Donbas
    Feb25

    Peacekeepers may contribute to political resolution of the conflict in Donbas

    Co-director of Foreign Relations and International Security Programmes of the Razumkov Centre Oleksiy Melnyk has a mixed opinion on the prospects of the deployment of peacekeepers in Donbas, reports the news agency Radio Liberty. “The only advantage I see is that this initiative enables Ukraine to once again demonstrate its intentions to resolve...

    5 questions every presidential candidate should answer: Israel Edition
    Feb25

    5 questions every presidential candidate should answer: Israel Edition

    The once rock-solid relationship between the United States and Israel is in disarray. Not since the Eisenhower era has there been such tension if not open hostility in the White House toward Israel. Former Obama campaign aide Dennis Ross’ comments that Barack Obama had “a commitment of the head and heart” toward Israel seem naïve if not...

    Ukrainian defence industry mostly consists of remnants of the Soviet Union
    Feb25

    Ukrainian defence industry mostly consists of remnants of the Soviet Union

    While efforts are under way to reorganise Ukraine’s defence industry sector and increase the production of new weapons, the state-owned defence conglomerate has already declared its readiness to start making more tanks and armoured vehicles, the Southeast European Times writes. Co-director of foreign relations and international security...

    Angela Merkel’s Moment of Truth
    Feb25

    Angela Merkel’s Moment of Truth

    In the last two weeks, Germany and its chancellor, Angela Merkel, were at the heart of efforts to achieve a diplomatic resolution to the two crises confronting Europe – in Ukraine and Greece. This is a new role for Germany, and the country is not yet accustomed to it. …read more Source: Project...

    The Ukrainian School of War
    Feb25

    The Ukrainian School of War

    The ongoing turmoil in Ukraine has frequently been compared to the Yugoslav crisis of the early 1990s – and, indeed, there are many similarities. But, when it comes to understanding why, after a year of increasingly brutal fighting, a resolution seems so remote, the differences are far more important. …read more Source: Project...

    Ukrainе 2014-2015: Overcoming Challenges (assessments)
    Feb25

    Ukrainе 2014-2015: Overcoming Challenges (assessments)

    Content of the issue: Ukraine-2014: A Year of HardshipsForecasts-2015Public Opinion on the Results of 2014Read the issue Ukraine 2014-2015: Overcoming Challenges (assessments) …read more Source: Razumkov...

    The Flawed Minsk Peace Accord—And How to Use It
    Feb25

    The Flawed Minsk Peace Accord—And How to Use It

    Truce Buys Ukraine Time to Get a Little Real Help From Its Friends Ukraine and its allies hope this month’s cease-fire deal agreed with Russia and Russian-backed rebels brings relative calm to southeastern Ukraine. But the Minsk agreement is deeply flawed, and there is every chance it may yet unravel, even if it holds for the short term....

    A Year After Maidan: Why Did Viktor Yanukovych Flee After Signing the Agreement With the Opposition?
    Feb25

    A Year After Maidan: Why Did Viktor Yanukovych Flee After Signing the Agreement With the Opposition?

    February 25, 2014, Ukraine’s then-president Viktor Yanukovych surprised the world by fleeing his country, just after an agreement had been reached with the country’s opposition. One eventful year later, Eurasia Outlook asked several experts why they think Yanukovych fled when he did. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for...

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