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    Ukraine Fighting Continues As Truce Nears; Minsk Host Says Coffee, Cheese Helped Fuel Talks
    Feb13

    Ukraine Fighting Continues As Truce Nears; Minsk Host Says Coffee, Cheese Helped Fuel Talks

    Plus, Kosovo minister wants EU to stanch flow of asylum-seeking migrants, and Bulgaria is under fire over juvenile prison conditions. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

    Still together, but apart? Kyiv’s policy towards the Donbas
    Feb13

    Still together, but apart? Kyiv’s policy towards the Donbas

    2015-02-06Tadeusz IwańskiThe Ukrainian government has launched a series of actions to adapt the country to the de facto loss of control over part of the Donbas. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern...

    What Did Minsk II Actually Achieve?
    Feb13

    What Did Minsk II Actually Achieve?

    The agreement and the subsequent joint declaration of the “Normandy Four” lay the political groundwork for peace. Still, questions remain about the feasibility of a ceasefire, and the will of Russian, Ukrainian, and separatist leaders to implement the mechanisms necessary to resolve the conflict. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for...

    Making Ukraine’s ‘Glimmer of Hope’ Sustainable
    Feb13

    Making Ukraine’s ‘Glimmer of Hope’ Sustainable

    If Russia Permits, the Minsk Accord Could Be a Start for Stabilizing Donbas The ceasefire agreement signed by Russia and Ukraine on in Minsk on 12 February offers what German Chancellor Angela Merkel calls “a glimmer of hope, no more no less” for constricting, and eventually ending, the war in southeast Ukraine’s Donbas region. Whether that...

    Russia’s Military Advance in Ukraine Wins It Advantages in New Truce Deal
    Feb13

    Russia’s Military Advance in Ukraine Wins It Advantages in New Truce Deal

    ‘Minsk II’ Accord Will Let Moscow Keep Pumping Arms, Fighters into Ukraine War With thousands of Ukrainian troops nearly surrounded in Donbas by the freshly armed, Kremlin-directed rebel militias, Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko accepted the Minsk II agreement February 12. The new accord is clearly less advantageous to Kyiv than...

    PowerLinks 02.13.15
    Feb13

    PowerLinks 02.13.15

    on PowerLinks 02.13.15… The post PowerLinks 02.13.15 appeared first on Acton Institute PowerBlog.Related posts:Ukraine in the Crosshairs: Its Ongoing Turbulent Relationship with Russia Russian Evangelicals, Like Most Russians, ‘Thank God for Putin’ PowerLinks 12.12.13 …read more Source: Acton...

    RAND Experts Discuss the Options for Ukraine
    Feb13

    RAND Experts Discuss the Options for Ukraine

    A cease-fire agreement could stop the fighting in Ukraine by Sunday. RAND experts William Courtney and Olga Oliker discuss what was accomplished during the summit in Minsk, whether the U.S. should arm Ukraine, and what other options exist for supporting Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Package of Measures for the Implementation of the Minsk Agreements
    Feb12

    Package of Measures for the Implementation of the Minsk Agreements

    Leaders from Germany, France, Russia, and Ukraine met in Belarus to negotiate a ceasefire between Ukrainian troops and separatists. The ceasefire takes effect February 15, 2015, and outlines the withdrawl of heavy weapons and constitutional reform to provide more automony to groups in the Donetsk and Luhansk, regions in eastern Ukraine....

    A Glimmer of Hope in Ukraine?
    Feb12

    A Glimmer of Hope in Ukraine?

    A new deal that would end the fighting between Ukrainian security forces and Russian-backed separatists is being met with skepticism amid an escalation in the conflict in eastern Ukraine.“This is essentially the same ceasefire that failed before, so I expect the same issues to arise: Kyiv’s control of the border, lack of removal of...

    Minsk 2 – a fragile truce
    Feb12

    Minsk 2 – a fragile truce

    2015-02-12Szymon KardaśWojciech Konończuk The document will bring only a temporary halt to the ongoing conflict in the east of Ukraine. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern...

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