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Section: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (USA)

      What Is the Future for Donbas?
      Jan27

      What Is the Future for Donbas?

      This past weekend’s intensified fighting and shelling in southeastern Ukraine, from Donetsk to Mariupol, escalated the Ukraine crisis to a new level. As more people die, political negotiations and eventual diplomatic compromise look less and less likely. What, under these circumstances, does the future hold for Donbas? …read more...

      (Re)-Escalation in the Donbas: Toward Minsk or Mariupol?
      Jan25

      (Re)-Escalation in the Donbas: Toward Minsk or Mariupol?

      After the weekend shelling of Mariupol and the loss of so many lives, the Ukrainian president may have no political choice but to mount a serious military response. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

      Europe’s Eastern War
      Jan22

      Europe’s Eastern War

      The fighting in eastern Ukraine is threatening regional stability. Could it be time to involve neighboring governments and civil society in efforts to secure a ceasefire? …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

      Nuclear Weapons in Russia’s Amended Military Doctrine
      Jan22

      Nuclear Weapons in Russia’s Amended Military Doctrine

      Some experts’ concern that the amended version of the Russian military doctrine would significantly alter conditions for nuclear weapons’ use in the context of the Ukraine crisis and the resulting sharp escalation of the military and political situation has turned out to be premature. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for...

      Nazarbaev as Mediator
      Jan21

      Nazarbaev as Mediator

      Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has managed to use the Ukraine crisis as a sort of stepping stone to elevate his international profile and Kazakhstan’s geopolitical status. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

      Judy Asks: Will Russia Escalate in Ukraine and Beyond?
      Jan21

      Judy Asks: Will Russia Escalate in Ukraine and Beyond?

      Every week, a selection of leading experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

      Ukraine Fatigue: To Be or Not To Be (Bailed Out)
      Jan20

      Ukraine Fatigue: To Be or Not To Be (Bailed Out)

      Ukraine teeters on the brink of default. The government is devoting more energy to public relations than actual reforms. Recent developments are likely to fuel the creation of a new black hole in Europe. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

      Naftogaz’s Long Road to Europe
      Jan15

      Naftogaz’s Long Road to Europe

      Andriy Kobolyev, the CEO of Naftogaz, wants to integrate Ukraine’s energy sector into the EU. That, he believes, would end Gazprom’s political grip over his country. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

      Swallowing South Ossetia
      Jan14

      Swallowing South Ossetia

      Russia and South Ossetia are about to sign a “Treaty of Alliance and Integration.” The Kremlin is confronting the same dilemma it faces in Moldova and Ukraine: the closer it holds on to separatist territories, the further it pushes the big state away from Russia and towards the West. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

      The Russian Military in the Ukraine Crisis
      Jan12

      The Russian Military in the Ukraine Crisis

      The newest iteration of Russia’s military doctrine was clearly written with an eye to Ukraine. The military operation in late February 2014 to secure the Crimea has revealed new capabilities and tactics that the Russian military possesses today. …read more Source: Carnegie Endowment for International...

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