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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

      From the Ukraine–Russia War to the Navalny Case: How to Deal with the Kremlin?
      Feb11

      From the Ukraine–Russia War to the Navalny Case: How to Deal with the Kremlin?

      Seven years after the annexation of Crimea and amid an ongoing war in Ukraine, Russia has tried to move towards military escalation in the Donbass region making clear that the status quo emerged in 2014 as a “new normal” cannot last. The Minsk II Agreement negotiated between Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany in the framework of the Normandy...

      the Ukrainian Arbitration Association’s Annual Conference to take place online
      Feb11

      the Ukrainian Arbitration Association’s Annual Conference to take place online

      CIS Arbitration Forum is pleased to support the Ukrainian Arbitration Association’s Annual Conference. The Ukrainian Arbitration Association invites you to join our selection of international speakers for a 2-day Arbitration Conference. The organizers have handpicked a stellar cast of leading international arbitration lawyers,...

      Moskau zieht zusätzliche Truppen nahe der Ukraine und auf der Krim wieder ab
      Feb11

      Moskau zieht zusätzliche Truppen nahe der Ukraine und auf der Krim wieder ab

      Militärische Großübungen im Umfeld von Krisengebieten dienen nicht nur der Aus­bildung. Mit ihnen senden Staaten politische Signale. Solche Manöver verstärken Bedrohungsperzeptionen und bergen die Gefahr der Eskalation. Als Moskau ab Ende März 2021 seine Truppenpräsenz östlich der Ukraine und auf der Krim erhöhte, warnten der ukrainische...

      Who Suffers Most From Russian Tourism Sanctions Against Turkey?
      Feb11

      Who Suffers Most From Russian Tourism Sanctions Against Turkey?

      Russia imposed a tourism ban on Turkey in apparent retribution for Turkey’s support of Ukraine. But the travel sanctions may be an own goal. …read more Source:: Carnegie Endowment for International...

      How the West reacted to Putin’s address to the Federal Assembly
      Feb11

      How the West reacted to Putin’s address to the Federal Assembly

      On April 21, Vladimir Putin delivered his annual address to Russia’s Federal Assembly. Instead of making a big announcement (like in his 2014 Crimea speech) as was predicted by many experts against the backdrop of Russian military buildup at Ukraine’s border, the Russian president mainly drew upon domestic and social affairs. IMR has...

      Crimea-related arbitral award annulled for lack of ratione temporis jurisdiction
      Feb11

      Crimea-related arbitral award annulled for lack of ratione temporis jurisdiction

      On 30 March 2021, the Paris Court of Appeal annulled a 1.1 billion US dollars award against Russia in favour of the Ukrainian state-owned bank Oschadbank for the expropriation of its assets in Crimea. The Court found that the Oschadbank’s investments did not fall within the temporal scope of the Russia-Ukraine 1998 BIT, and therefore […]...

      Troops withdrawing? Russian forces still on Ukraine’s borders
      Feb11

      Troops withdrawing? Russian forces still on Ukraine’s borders

      On 22 April, the so-called active phase of the combat readiness test of the Southern and Western Military Districts (MDs) being held at military training grounds in Crimea and the surrounding waters reached its final stage. A total of 10,000 soldiers, 1200 heavy weapons and military equipment, over 40 combatants and 20 auxiliary ships were...

      Why negotiations on Donbass failed
      Feb11

      Why negotiations on Donbass failed

      On April 16-20, another attempt was made to resolve the military conflict in eastern Ukraine. France, Germany, and Ukraine (Trilateral Contact Group) convened for consultations, with Russia joining the talks (“Normandy format”). Once again, the negotiations ended in stalemate, as the parties failed to agree on measures to reduce escalation on the...

      Planning a trip to Paris, Ukraine’s Zelenskiy has much to gain
      Feb11

      Planning a trip to Paris, Ukraine’s Zelenskiy has much to gain

      By Steven PiferPresident Volodymyr Zelenskiy reportedly will soon travel to Paris to meet with French President Emmanuel Macron. That is a trip very much worth making. After German Chancellor Angela Merkel steps down this fall, Zelenskiy may find himself more dependent on Macron, both in the Normandy format and for leadership in the European...

      Nord Stream 2: Background, objections, and possible outcomes
      Feb11

      Nord Stream 2: Background, objections, and possible outcomes

      By Steven PiferExecutive Summary Nord Stream 2 is an almost-finished natural gas pipeline from Russia to Germany. The Biden administration opposes it and has come under congressional pressure to invoke sanctions to prevent its completion, in large part because the pipeline seems a geopolitical project targeted at Ukraine. The German government,...