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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Georgians to the Rescue in Ukraine
    Mar19

    Georgians to the Rescue in Ukraine

    Can a troop of foreign-born red-tape slashers and corruption fighters usher in an era of good governance in Kyiv? …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Kadyrov’s Future Hangs in the Balance After Nemtsov Murder
    Mar19

    Kadyrov’s Future Hangs in the Balance After Nemtsov Murder

    Chechen involvement in the murder of the prominent Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, on February 27, was considered one of the most probable versions of what happened from the outset of the official investigation. However, the arrest of Chechen suspects by the Russian Drug Control Agency (Gosnarkokontrol) in Ingushetia (Rusplt.ru, March...

    Eurasia Daily Monitor — Volume 12, Issue 51
    Mar19

    Eurasia Daily Monitor — Volume 12, Issue 51

    This week (March 16–21), the Russian military began massive, “sudden” military exercises (“vnezapnaya proverka”). The authorities initially announced that the “sudden exercises” are intended to check out the battle readiness of Russia’s Northern Fleet and the possibility of reinforcing it with forces from other military districts. According...

    The Mariupol line: Russia’s land bridge to Crimea
    Mar19

    The Mariupol line: Russia’s land bridge to Crimea

    While the Minsk II ceasefire has not yet taken full hold, observance has improved since the first week after the ceasefire began, when separatist and Russian forces occupied Debaltseve in Eastern Ukraine. The question now: will the ceasefire be fully implemented? It appears fragile at best. What happens at Mariupol has become a bellwether....

    Kiev, not Moscow, should be the choice for marking V-E Day
    Mar19

    Kiev, not Moscow, should be the choice for marking V-E Day

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister David Cameron have rightly turned down Vladimir Putin’s invitation to go to Moscow on May 9 to mark the 70th anniversary of the Allies’ victory in Europe, and President Obama may soon follow suit. However, there is still a way for Western leaders to attend a commemoration that...

    Crimea One Year On: Where Does Russia Go Now?
    Mar19

    Crimea One Year On: Where Does Russia Go Now?

    A year has passed since Russian President Vladimir Putin proclaimed the formal annexation of Crimea to the Russian Federation. This act, which in the Kremlin’s narrative amounted to the rightful return of an ancient Russian holy land, seemingly elevated Vladimir Putin to near savior-like status in the eyes of the Russian people. read more...

    Will the Ukrainian Economy Collapse in 2015?
    Mar19

    Will the Ukrainian Economy Collapse in 2015?

    On March 11, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved an Extended Fund Facility for Ukraine. This is the tenth IMF program with Ukraine since 1994, none of which have been completed. Op-ed by Anders Åslund. …read more Source: Peterson Institute for International...

    Serbia Makes Landmark Arrests of Massacre Suspects; Kazakhstan Convicts Police of Torture
    Mar19

    Serbia Makes Landmark Arrests of Massacre Suspects; Kazakhstan Convicts Police of Torture

    Plus, rights groups accuse Ukrainian Army and rebels of using cluster bombs and Kyrgyzstan begins legalizing the underground economy. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Rights Group Criticizes Use of Cluster Bombs in Ukraine
    Mar19

    Rights Group Criticizes Use of Cluster Bombs in Ukraine

    A U.S.-based rights group says both government and rebel forces used cluster bombs in eastern Uk… …read more Source: American Security Council...

    The collapse of Ukraine’s foreign trade
    Mar19

    The collapse of Ukraine’s foreign trade

    2015-03-18Tadeusz IwańskiThe main reason for the decline in exports from Ukraine is the collapse of industrial production in the war-torn Donbas region. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

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