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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

      Coming Home to Rus’
      Dec11

      Coming Home to Rus’

      A new book sheds light on the historical origins of the deadly farce playing out in the Donbas. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

      The Ukraine-NATO partnership ranges from the political to the technical issues
      Dec11

      The Ukraine-NATO partnership ranges from the political to the technical issues

      Further Ukraine’s co-operation with NATO will include military consultations, which experts say will become increasingly important because Ukrainian politicians have declared defence ministry reform as one of the new government’s main priorities, the Southeast European Times website writes. “The partnership has several aspects,...

      Ukrainian seaports are incapable of accommodating enough coal from abroad
      Dec11

      Ukrainian seaports are incapable of accommodating enough coal from abroad

      The root of the energy problem facing Ukraine is the lack of coal supplied across the country from the Donbass region, now largely controlled by separatists backed by Russia, said Volodymyr Omelchenko, Director of the Energy Programmes of the Razumkov Centre, the Los Angeles Times newspaper writes. “Since the armed conflict started in eastern...

      Ignoring risks to national security
      Dec10

      Ignoring risks to national security

      Yesterday’s release of a critical, one-sided report on the Bush-era interrogations of terrorist leaders will assume a place in the annals of congressional recklessness. Led by Senator Dianne Feinstein and conducted only by Democrats, the partisan investigation in the short term could provoke retaliation against Americans. In the longer...

      Senate Report Reveals CIA-Poland Deal, IMF Warns Ukraine of Economic Collapse
      Dec10

      Senate Report Reveals CIA-Poland Deal, IMF Warns Ukraine of Economic Collapse

      Plus, uranium smuggling gang nabbed in Moldova and Balkan tech startups learn to thrive in a difficult environment. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

      Is Russia’s Economic Pain Forcing Putin to Step Back on Ukraine?
      Dec09

      Is Russia’s Economic Pain Forcing Putin to Step Back on Ukraine?

      Russian President’s Softened Rhetoric and Talks with Ukraine Suggest a Change Are Western economic sanctions and falling oil prices starting to deter President Vladimir Putin from his larger ambitions in the Ukraine crisis? While Putin has vowed that Russia will overcome its economic isolation, ordinary Russians are feeling increased pain...

      Why EU’s problems should matter to Americans
      Dec09

      Why EU’s problems should matter to Americans

      Important American interests are at stake in what may seem, from a distance, arcane disputes within and among members of the European Union. Nonetheless, European debates over issues such as the common currency, immigration and economic regulations all reflect fundamental disputes over the EU’s ultimate purpose.Whether and how EU members...

      After Moldova’s Election: Will Prime Minister Leanca Keep His Job?
      Dec09

      After Moldova’s Election: Will Prime Minister Leanca Keep His Job?

      Atlantic Council Senior Fellow Brian Mefford on Implications of the November 30 Vote As Moldova’s pro-European parties negotiate on the shape of a new governing coalition, Prime Minister Iurie Leanca could come under pressure to step aside for another leader, says Atlantic Council Senior Fellow Brian Mefford. That’s because...

      Pearl Harbor and our world disorder
      Dec09

      Pearl Harbor and our world disorder

      Three years ago yesterday, I wrote for the Corner a short reflection on Pearl Harbor, on the occasion of its 70th anniversary. Back then, the big conversation in Washington, D.C., was over looming budget cuts to the military. Some (including me) were warning that a hasty draw down of our military forces might not be the wisest move in an...

      Ukraine Peace Outlook Brightens, Baltic States in Flurry of Energy Deals
      Dec09

      Ukraine Peace Outlook Brightens, Baltic States in Flurry of Energy Deals

      Plus, a missing Belarusian journalist turns up in KGB detention and Hungarian lawmakers debate drug tests for kids and journalists. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

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