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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Georgia’s Foreign Policy Priorities
    Dec17

    Georgia’s Foreign Policy Priorities

    The Caucasus has experienced its own aftershocks from the Ukrainian crisis, especially in Georgia, which recently witnessed major turnover in the key foreign policy positions. The Georgian government appears increasingly divided as the Georgian Dream coalition faces several major domestic and international challenges. Mr. Zviad Dzidziguri, Deputy...

    The End of the Line for South Stream
    Dec16

    The End of the Line for South Stream

    On December 1, during his state visit to Turkey, Vladimir Putin announced that Russia would cancel the construction of the ambitious South Stream pipeline. According to Donald Jensen, resident fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations, this decision does not mean an end to Moscow’s search for ways to transport natural gas to Europe...

    Ukraine’s New Cabinet Lineup Offers Broad Competence for Reforms, But …
    Dec16

    Ukraine’s New Cabinet Lineup Offers Broad Competence for Reforms, But …

    Atlantic Council Analyst Lists Whom to Watch in the Battle to Improve Governance Ukraine’s overhauled cabinet lineup, now complete, offers clues to the new leadership’s seriousness and competence for its critical task of reforms. For a government that must decentralize governance, make official transactions transparent, prosecute and...

    ‘If Ukraine’s Violence Not Addressed, Transformation Will Be Slow,’ Says Top IMF Official
    Dec16

    ‘If Ukraine’s Violence Not Addressed, Transformation Will Be Slow,’ Says Top IMF Official

    Violence in eastern Ukraine could adversely impact the economic transformation of that country, Aasim M. Husain, deputy director of the International Monetary Fund’s European Department, told the Atlantic Council. …read more Source: Atlantic...

    Estonian Says He Spied for Russia; Merkel Revives South Stream Hopes
    Dec16

    Estonian Says He Spied for Russia; Merkel Revives South Stream Hopes

    Plus, British police smash an East European trafficking gang and Albanian mobsters sing as a big underworld trial opens. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Here is Why Obama May Sign Congress’ Bill for New US Aid to Ukraine
    Dec16

    Here is Why Obama May Sign Congress’ Bill for New US Aid to Ukraine

    ‘Freedom Support Act’ Authorizes, But Does Not Require, Arms Sales to Ukraine In passing its bill to boost US support for Ukraine last week, Congress has left President Barack Obama largely free to decide how and when to apply its provisions – and that flexibility is one reason Obama may sign the act, even though it includes measures...

    Accreditation Crunch
    Dec16

    Accreditation Crunch

    Belarusian journalists working for foreign media outlets used to get warnings. Now they’re getting trials. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Moldova at a Tipping Point: Four Ways the US Should Help
    Dec15

    Moldova at a Tipping Point: Four Ways the US Should Help

    Small Steps for a Small Country Could Strengthen Europe Against Russia’s Assaults In the shadow of Ukraine’s war for true independence from Russia, the small country of Moldova is entering a critical chapter of its parallel struggle. Frustrated Moldovan voters last month reelected their pro-democratic government, but also delivered a...

    The militants agree to a ceasefire when they are running out of ammunition
    Dec15

    The militants agree to a ceasefire when they are running out of ammunition

    In Eastern Ukraine, cannons should be silenced on 9 December. The Day of Silence in Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts, where the Ukrainian army and armed pro-Russian separatists are fighting, has been initiated by the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko for the second time. However, many doubt that the armed conflict will really stop this time,...

    Moscow Denies Near Miss With Poland-Bound Flight, China and Kazakhstan Sign Cooperation Deals
    Dec15

    Moscow Denies Near Miss With Poland-Bound Flight, China and Kazakhstan Sign Cooperation Deals

    Plus, EU ombudsman says key evidence is missing in Kosovo legal probe, and Serbia’s flag carrier resumes flights to Zagreb after a 23-year break. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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