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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

    Who should pay for Ukraine?
    Feb07

    Who should pay for Ukraine?

    In the colonies it was said of the English that Britannia did not so much rule the waves as it waived the rules. The same might be said of the International Monetary Fund as it readies itself for yet another outsize loan to Ukraine. To justify propping up a beleaguered Ukrainian economy, the IMF is egregiously bending its own rules on...

    Revolution of Dignity Art Exhibit: Images from Ukraine’s Maidan, 2013-2014
    Feb07

    Revolution of Dignity Art Exhibit: Images from Ukraine’s Maidan, 2013-2014

    Nearly 40 works will be displayed including pieces by Andriy Yermolenko, considered the painter of the Maidan, as well as other founders of the Artistic Barbican, Oleksa Mann, and Ivan Semesjuk; and artists from the Modern Art Research Institute of the National Academy of Arts of Ukraine (MARI): Andriy Sydorenko, Glib Vysheslavsky, and Oksana...

    Merkel in Munich
    Feb07

    Merkel in Munich

    The German chancellor has made clear that Berlin will neither provide weapons to Ukraine nor give up its diplomatic attempts to end the conflict in the country’s east. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

    Global Economics Monthly: February 2015
    Feb06

    Global Economics Monthly: February 2015

    Steven A. Tananbaum Senior Fellow for International Economics Robert Kahn argues that with sovereign debt woes in Greece and Ukraine testing markets and governments, now might be the time for policymakers to rethink the architecture for resolving debt crises. …read more Source: Council on Foreign...

    Weak momentum in Euro Area growth continues in winter 2015
    Feb06

    Weak momentum in Euro Area growth continues in winter 2015

    Euro Area growth remains weak in the winter 2014/2015 according to the Eurogrowth Indicator calculated by the Euroframe group in February. The forecast quarter-to-quarter growth rate for the fourth quarter of 2014 is 0.3 per cent, unchanged from the January estimation. The forecast growth rate for the first quarter of 2015 inched up by 0.1...

    Ukrainian Democracy After the Maidan: Threats and Opportunities
    Feb06

    Ukrainian Democracy After the Maidan: Threats and Opportunities

    The Global Europe Program is pleased to host the 10th Annual Ion Ratiu Democracy Award Workshop on Ukrainian Democracy After the Maidan featuring keynote remarks the 2014 recipient of the Ion Ratiu Democracy Award, Mustafa Nayyem, a journalist, democracy activist and Parliamentarian in Ukraine. Directions: Directions to the Wilson Center...

    How to Start a Proxy War with Russia
    Feb06

    How to Start a Proxy War with Russia

    On Wednesday, Ashton Carter, the president’s nominee for Secretary of Defense, made headlines [4] when he told Congress that he was “very much inclined” to arm the Ukrainian troops in order to combat pro-Russian rebels. …read more Source: Woodrow Wilson International Center for...

    What We’re Reading 02/06: A Weekly List of Our Program Directors’ Must-See Media
    Feb06

    What We’re Reading 02/06: A Weekly List of Our Program Directors’ Must-See Media

    Filed in Blog Topics: What We’re Reading How can closing the education gap positively impact the economy? Why does ISIS support vaccinations (even while forbidding other humanitarian efforts)? What immediate action can the US take to help Ukraine? Programs at the Aspen Institute have been scouring their respective issue areas to find and...

    Meanwhile in Munich, Waiting for Merkel
    Feb06

    Meanwhile in Munich, Waiting for Merkel

    Angela Merkel’s visit to Moscow for peace talks on the Ukraine crisis could be the last diplomatic attempt to end the fighting in the country’s east. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

    Seeming Truce Opens Humanitarian Corridor in Ukraine, NATO Plans New Rapid Response Force
    Feb06

    Seeming Truce Opens Humanitarian Corridor in Ukraine, NATO Plans New Rapid Response Force

    Plus, devaluation speculation runs rampant in Kazakhstan, and a bombing reopens a Georgia police-brutality case. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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