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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

      Standing Up to Putin
      Jan08

      Standing Up to Putin

      The accumulation of conflicts and crises in Eastern Europe and the Middle East present new challenges for NATO and the European Union. Both institutions need to clarify their objectives, beginning by helping Ukraine stand up to Russia’s Vladimir Putin and join the community of democratic, liberal, and prosperous countries. …read more...

      Russian Evangelicals, Like Most Russians, ‘Thank God for Putin’
      Jan08

      Russian Evangelicals, Like Most Russians, ‘Thank God for Putin’

      In Christianity Today, Mark R. Elliott offers an interesting and balanced report that goes a long way to explaining why “evangelicals in Russia have become ardent fans of President Vladimir Putin because of Russia’s efforts to maintain its influence in Ukraine, its takeover of Crimea in 2014, and the widespread Russian belief that the West...

      Anti-Kyiv Group Claims German Web Attack, Soros Urges More Aid for Ukraine
      Jan08

      Anti-Kyiv Group Claims German Web Attack, Soros Urges More Aid for Ukraine

      Plus, Lithuania prepares a manual for civilians in wartime, and a Moldovan IS member defends the caliphate. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

      ISAB Report on U.S.-Russia Relations
      Jan08

      ISAB Report on U.S.-Russia Relations

      The International Security Advisory Board has released its 2014 report on the state of U.S.-Russia relations. The crisis in Ukraine and the Russian annexation of Crimea occurred as the working group was gathering data and examining options for what was a relatively routine re-examination. Now, instead of finding new short-term ways to improve a...

      Russia, Ukraine Tangle Over Nuclear Fuel, Croatia Demands Extradition of Australian War Crime …
      Jan07

      Russia, Ukraine Tangle Over Nuclear Fuel, Croatia Demands Extradition of Australian War Crime …

      Plus, gas flows again to southern Kyrgyzstan; Ukraine’s economy minister pledges to cut spending and subsidies. …read more Source: Transitions Online...

      Conflict in Eastern Ukraine: Future Prospects
      Jan07

      Conflict in Eastern Ukraine: Future Prospects

      As the conflict in Eastern Ukraine enters a new year, much remains unresolved. Sporadic fighting continues between the Ukrainian forces and the separatists. Prisoner exchanges, short-lived cease fires, and uneasy deals for energy supplies mark this conflict. Negotiations are scheduled in January, meanwhile both sides continue to rearm. Mykola...

      The Kremlin Shifts Tactics in Ukraine
      Jan06

      The Kremlin Shifts Tactics in Ukraine

      Over the past three months, the Kremlin has appeared to shift its strategy from further military advances to negotiations. The reasons for this maneuvering, though, have not affected the Kremlin’s approach to the crisis, which remains situational and opportunistic. …read more Source: Institute of Modern...

      As Kyiv Tackles Corruption and Reform, a New Threat: Warlords
      Jan06

      As Kyiv Tackles Corruption and Reform, a New Threat: Warlords

      Kyiv’s Government Is Failing to Act Against Some Volunteer Defense Brigades That Are Acting Like Outlaws, Adrian Karatnycky Writes Ukraine’s new parliament and cabinet are beginning to bring revolutionary changes to how the country is governed. The legislature is energized by an unprecedented crop of civic activists and pro-democracy...

      Ukraine’s Crisis in 2015: What to Expect
      Jan06

      Ukraine’s Crisis in 2015: What to Expect

      Donbas War Will Last All Year; May Be Settled With Early Parliament Election, Mefford Writes How predictable is Ukraine’s coming year, given its financial crisis, its untested new government and, above all, its war against Russia and its proxy forces in the southeastern region of Donbas? Not very predictable, notes the Atlantic...

      Predicting Ukraine’s Crisis: Here Are the Changes to Watch For in 2015
      Jan06

      Predicting Ukraine’s Crisis: Here Are the Changes to Watch For in 2015

      Donbas War Will Last All Year; May Be Settled With Early Parliament Election, Mefford Writes How predictable is Ukraine’s coming year, given its financial crisis, its untested new government and, above all, its war against Russia and its proxy forces in the southeastern region of Donbas? Not very predictable, notes the Atlantic...

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