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      The peace plan of President Poroshenko showed Kyiv above all sought peace
      Jul09

      The peace plan of President Poroshenko showed Kyiv above all sought peace

      Co-director of Foreign Relations and International Security Programmes of the Razumkov Centre Oleksiy Melnyk spoke to the website Hlavred about the pros and cons of the peace plan of President Petro Poroshenko. There was a lot of criticism of the peace plan and its feasibility. However, I think it made some sense because Ukraine has once again...

      Ukraine’s regional integration policies: The EU versus the Eurasian community
      Jul09

      Ukraine’s regional integration policies: The EU versus the Eurasian community

      It would be a gross mistake to attribute its existence to the mere political preferences of any factually ruling political groups and their lack of desire to make a decisive choice …read more Source: Razumkov...

      Ukrainian-Russian economic relations: unexpected changes and new challenges for Ukraine
      Jul09

      Ukrainian-Russian economic relations: unexpected changes and new challenges for Ukraine

      Since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, Russia has been playing an extremely important, though permanently changing, role in Ukraine’s development. But the last 2013 year brought with it the most radical change in the scope and character of these relations, starting with serious tensions that pushed their mutual trade very close to...

      Чим небезпечний тероризм в Україні?
      Jul09

      Чим небезпечний тероризм в Україні?

      Чим небезпечний тероризм в Україні? Олексій Мельник,...

      Economic and social challenges of Ukraine after the change of power
      Jul09

      Economic and social challenges of Ukraine after the change of power

      The new Ukrainian leadership that came to power in the end of February 2014 has faced a set of substantial challenges the answer to which will decisively determine the level of its legitimacy, their public support and their ability to retain the power. The extreme level of difficulties that now Ukraine confronts are determined by a unique...

      External discipline is needed to reform Ukrainian economy
      Jul09

      External discipline is needed to reform Ukrainian economy

      Ukraine signed a sweeping economic and trade agreement with the European Union on last Friday, finally completing a trade deal that plunged it into a revolution and ongoing conflict with its closest neighbour, Russia. The deal would remove tariffs on around 98 per cent of the goods traded between Ukraine and the EU, and could begin the process of...

      Should Finland Join NATO?
      Jul09

      Should Finland Join NATO?

      The Ukrainian crisis has focused the attention of the international community and global mass media on the region. The annexation of Crimea and the possibility of several regions in eastern Ukraine seceding have been rightly seen as major changes to the post-Cold War geopolitical situation in Eastern Europe. At the same time, these events may...

      Event Report: The Cost of Peace and Freedom
      Jul09

      Event Report: The Cost of Peace and Freedom

      The Atlantic Initiative held a public event in Berlin in cooperation with the Heinrich Böll Foundation on The Cost of Peace and Freedom: What is security worth to us today? The panel included a security expert and a member of the Bundestag’s budgetary and defense committees. Panelists discussed Germany’s role in global defense...

      Highlights of the Summer so far!
      Jul09

      Highlights of the Summer so far!

      We wrap up June with a look back at some of the highlights of summer 2014 so far. With the recent collapse of the Iraqi government’s authority in northern Iraq, the Ukraine crisis and the end of the fifth round of TTIP negotiations, it continues to be an eventful year for the foreign policy community at large. Our members have been...

      Ten Myths Used to Justify Russian Policy in the Ukraine Crisis
      Jul09

      Ten Myths Used to Justify Russian Policy in the Ukraine Crisis

      The political upheaval in Ukraine has placed territorial and social cohesion, as well as the country’s financial and economic viability, at stake. The events in Crimea have recently made clear that this critical destabilising effect primarily emanates from pro-Russian forces or actions by Russia itself. The arguments used by the Kremlin to...

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