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    Private creditors may agree to soft restructuring of Ukraine’s debt
    May15

    Private creditors may agree to soft restructuring of Ukraine’s debt

    Ukraine is hoping to reach an agreement with external creditors on restructuring of the commercial debt. For holders of Ukrainian bonds, it may mean billions in losses. Are investment funds ready for cuts? asks the news agency Deutsche Welle. Director of Economic Programmes of the Razumkov Centre Vasyl Yurchyshyn predicts that such radical...

    Internal displacement in Ukraine: Assessing the national response
    May15

    Internal displacement in Ukraine: Assessing the national response

    Event Information May 15, 2015 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EDTSaul Room Brookings Institution 1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington, DC 20036 Register for the Event Over 1.24 million people have been internally displaced in Ukraine and yet there has been relatively little attention to the serious humanitarian needs in the country. On May 15th,...

    Boris Nemtsov’s Report on Russian War in Ukraine Is Published
    May15

    Boris Nemtsov’s Report on Russian War in Ukraine Is Published

    The report “Putin. War” (“Putin. Voina”)—a summary of evidence of the involvement of the Russian military in the annexation of Crimea and in fighting in the eastern Ukrainian region of Donbas (encompassing Donetsk and Luhansk provinces)—was published and presented in Moscow this week (May 12). The report commemorates the late Boris Nemtsov (55),...

    As Greek Crisis Looms, Sovereign Debt Restructuring Takes Center Stage
    May14

    As Greek Crisis Looms, Sovereign Debt Restructuring Takes Center Stage

    As countries such as Argentina, Greece, and Ukraine struggle to pay down their debt, it is “clear that sovereign debt issues are important today, but they’ll be even more important tomorrow,” says the Atlantic Council’s Andrea Montanino. “The question on the minds of many is whether we will see another Greek default and what [will be...

    Four Reasons to Be Hopeful About Ukraine’s Economy
    May14

    Four Reasons to Be Hopeful About Ukraine’s Economy

    Ukraine’s current economic crisis was years in the making. Former President Viktor Yanukovych grossly mismanaged and looted the country. And it may take years for the country to fully recover. But there are signs that the economy has reached the lowest point and its prospects are brighter than commonly portrayed in the press. …read...

    Putin and Ukraine’s east/west divide
    May14

    Putin and Ukraine’s east/west divide

    In the latest Brookings essay, Chrystia Freeland relates a personal narrative of Ukraine’s past 25 years and of how Russian President Vladimir Putin has plunged Ukraine-Russia relations to their current toxic state. It makes for a very interesting read. One issue that Freeland’s essay highlights is how the Russian regime has tried to...

    Bulgarian Troops at Macedonia Border, U.S. Lawmakers in ‘Secretly Funded’ Baku Junket
    May14

    Bulgarian Troops at Macedonia Border, U.S. Lawmakers in ‘Secretly Funded’ Baku Junket

    Plus, the ECHR rules on a Georgia gay pride march and Russia probes an NGO linked to Khodorkovsky. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Combating corruption in Ukraine – the beginning of a long march
    May14

    Combating corruption in Ukraine – the beginning of a long march

    2015-05-07Marta JaroszewiczPiotr ŻochowskiFrom a public opinion point of view, corruption has been the gravest problem of today’s Ukraine, excepting the armed conflict in the east of the country. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

    ‘The Nemtsov report’: a collection of evidence of Russia’s participation in the war in Ukraine
    May14

    ‘The Nemtsov report’: a collection of evidence of Russia’s participation in the war in Ukraine

    2015-05-13Katarzyna JarzyńskaThe report summarises previous publications on the presence in Ukraine of regular units of the Russian army, mercenaries paid by Russia and Russian military equipment. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

    The Warsaw Pact: Forgotten Relic of the Cold War
    May14

    The Warsaw Pact: Forgotten Relic of the Cold War

    Sixty years after the signing of the Warsaw Pact on 14 May 1955, relations between Russia and Western Europe remain fraught with tension. This week marks the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the Warsaw Treaty Organisation (WTO), better known as the Warsaw Pact. Up until at least 1991, European and even global security concerns were...

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