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    Kennan Cable No.25: A Wake-up Call for Ukraine’s Civil Society
    Aug26

    Kennan Cable No.25: A Wake-up Call for Ukraine’s Civil Society

    When U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson paid his first official visit to Ukraine on 9 July 2017, he met with a small group of Ukrainian civil society activists prior to his meeting with President Poroshenko. The sequence of Tillerson’s conversations in Kyiv was not coincidental. It sent a clear signal: the U.S. government values...

    A Conversation on Putin’s Terms
    Jul12

    A Conversation on Putin’s Terms

    President Vladimir Putin and President Donald Trump finally had a chance to meet in person. No grand bargain transpired but no one was disappointed because the expectations were set low enough. The meeting was behind closed doors but, according to later press briefings, the presidents discussed Syria, Ukraine, North Korea, and Russia’s...

    Ukraine’s Search for Energy Security
    Jun30

    Ukraine’s Search for Energy Security

    Since independence, Ukraine has faced the problem of developing an energy policy that secures both current and future resources. In an energy landscape dominated by its neighbors, Ukraine also has the difficult task of adjusting its own energy policy according to changes in relations with its international partners. Dr. Prokip will discuss the...

    Ukraine Quarterly Digest: #1 (January – March, 2017)
    Jun28

    Ukraine Quarterly Digest: #1 (January – March, 2017)

    FOREIGN AFFAIRS PULSE INTERNAL PULSE #PROGRESS DONBAS PULSE …read more Source: Woodrow Wilson International Center for...

    Continuing the Euromaidan through Healthcare Reform: A Conversation with Ukraine’s Minister of Health
    Jun09

    Continuing the Euromaidan through Healthcare Reform: A Conversation with Ukraine’s Minister of Health

    Ukraine’s Minister of Health Ulana Suprun believes the key to combatting corruption lies in the resolution of issues plaguing the medical system. Join us for a discussion about the vital role healthcare plays in the national security of Ukraine and the sweeping package of healthcare reforms currently before the Verkhovna Rada. Minister...

    After Crimea, a Changing Landscape in Russian Anti-Extremism Policy
    Jun09

    After Crimea, a Changing Landscape in Russian Anti-Extremism Policy

    In the years following Russia’s annexation of Crimea, the state’s turn towards nationalist ideology, based on traditional values, has shaped the formation and enforcement of anti-extremism policies. The move away from state secularism has led to the introduction of explicitly ideological articles into the criminal code. The...

    Book Talk: A Successful Failure – Russia After Crimea
    Jun06

    Book Talk: A Successful Failure – Russia After Crimea

    The annexation of Crimea has transformed the Russian Federation. Three years of economic stagnation, international sanctions, and unstable oil prices have all had their effect. Within the government bureaucracy, power struggles are underway with new plans to address Russia’s post-Crimean reality. The editors of this book will analyze some...

    Book Talk: Russia: Three Years After Crimea
    Jun05

    Book Talk: Russia: Three Years After Crimea

    The annexation of Crimea has transformed the Russian Federation. Three years of economic stagnation, international sanctions, and unstable oil prices have all had their effect. Within the government bureaucracy, power struggles are underway with new plans to address Russia’s post-Crimean reality. The editors of this book will analyze some...

    Amid Public Dissent, Ukraine Issues Sanctions
    May17

    Amid Public Dissent, Ukraine Issues Sanctions

    On May 15, 2017, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed an order to impose new sanctions on Russia for the next three years. Ukraine will block Russian social media, TV channels, airlines, banks, and defense companies. The list specifies 1,228 individuals and 468 legal entities. …read more Source: Woodrow Wilson International Center...

    Crimea As a Glimpse into a Post-American World
    Mar22

    Crimea As a Glimpse into a Post-American World

    One explanation for Russia’s president Vladimir Putin’s momentous decision, three years ago, to go into Ukraine and annex Crimea is that he sensed an opening. (March 18, 2014, is the date officially considered the day of admission of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol to the Russian Federation.) …read more Source: Woodrow Wilson...

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