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    The Last Address in Ukraine
    May29

    The Last Address in Ukraine

    Last Address, the popular initiative to remember victims of Stalin’s repressions by placing a commemorative plaque on their last residence, has enjoyed unique success in Russia. Its sister organizations are now beginning to open in other countries, including Ukraine. What are the comparative challenges of commemorating victims of...

    The Paradoxes of Polish-Ukrainian Relations
    May23

    The Paradoxes of Polish-Ukrainian Relations

    BY WOJCIECH KONONCZUK The narrative that Polish-Ukrainian relations are in crisis is too simplistic. An obvious problem lies in the two countries’ different perceptions of the tragic past and the politicization of history, but less recognized is that they are engaging in an unprecedented level of cooperation in other spheres. Poland’s...

    Getting Out from In-Between
    May22

    Getting Out from In-Between

    The West and Russia currently find themselves locked in a dangerous competition. Meanwhile, other states in the region, including Ukraine, Belarus, and Georgia, remain to varying degrees unstable, unreformed, and rife with conflict. The approaches to regional order seem likely to exacerbate these problems. The panelists will discuss these...

    Russia’s Role in the 2008 Russo-Georgian War
    May16

    Russia’s Role in the 2008 Russo-Georgian War

    After a brief surge of sympathy for Georgia during the 2008 Russo-Georgian war, outsiders reached a general consensus of shared blame, exemplified by the EU fact-finding mission’s Tagliavini report. In retrospect, with an established pattern of Russian aggression in Ukraine and Syria, prize-winning journalist Yulia Latynina will revisit the...

    U.S.-Ukraine Energy Cooperation: A Discussion on Strengthening Ukrainian Energy Security
    May15

    U.S.-Ukraine Energy Cooperation: A Discussion on Strengthening Ukrainian Energy Security

    Section 257 of the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act stipulated the development of a plan to support strengthening Ukrainian energy security. While the sanctions act developed a framework for short-term U.S.-Ukraine collaboration, there are still questions about how collaboration between both the U.S. and Ukrainian...

    Book Talk: The Politics of Police Reform
    May03

    Book Talk: The Politics of Police Reform

    The police in the post-Soviet space remain one of the least reformed institutions, despite broader democratic transformations. Erica Marat will use her new book to examine the conditions under which a meaningful transformation of the police is likely to succeed, using case studies from Ukraine, Georgia and Kyrgyzstan. The panel will discuss...

    Kennan Cable No. 31 – West or East: The (Un)Predictable Choice of Ukrainian Migrants
    Mar08

    Kennan Cable No. 31 – West or East: The (Un)Predictable Choice of Ukrainian Migrants

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    Statement on the status of the Kennan Institute’s Ukraine office by Director, President and CEO of the Wilson Center Jane Harman
    Mar06

    Statement on the status of the Kennan Institute’s Ukraine office by Director, President and CEO of the Wilson Center Jane Harman

    PRESS RELEASEContact: Ryan McKennaPhone: (202) 691-4217ryan.mckenna@wilsoncenter.org Over the past week, a debate has unfolded regarding a personnel matter involving The Kennan Institute’s Ukraine satellite office. Kennan is The Wilson Center’s oldest geographic program and has been home to more than 1400 scholars over 40 years....

    Matthew Rojansky interviews Ksenia Sobchak, Russian presidential candidate
    Feb12

    Matthew Rojansky interviews Ksenia Sobchak, Russian presidential candidate

    Matthew Rojansky of the Kennan Institute sits down with Ksenia Sobchak, candidate for President of the Russian Federation, to discuss her trip to Washington, U.S.-Russia relations, Ukraine, her political platform and the 2018 Russian presidential election. …read more Source: Woodrow Wilson International Center for...

    Constructing a Political Nation in Ukraine
    Feb12

    Constructing a Political Nation in Ukraine

    The annexation of Crimea and subsequent armed conflict in Eastern Ukraine have radically changed the Ukrainian political landscape. In their new book Constructing a Political Nation: Ukraine in the Wake of Russian Aggression, co-authors Oleksiy Haran and Irina Bekeshkina explore how the war has changed Ukrainians’ attitudes, politics, and...

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