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      Last 23 years there was no reason to think that Ukraine would need a strong army
      Oct02

      Last 23 years there was no reason to think that Ukraine would need a strong army

      In the 23 years since Ukraine declared independence, the country’s defense budget dwindled. With each successive administration, the military was stripped further of funds and material. Armor and artillery was sold off or fell into disrepair, the Mashable website writes. “There was no reason to think that we would need to have a strong...

      The EU wants to resolve gas conflict with Russia at the expense of Ukrainian interests
      Oct02

      The EU wants to resolve gas conflict with Russia at the expense of Ukrainian interests

      In two weeks, the heating season should start in Ukraine, and the gas issue has not been resolved yet. One thing is clear – it will be warm in Ukrainian homes if the winter is warm. We should not hope for any assistance from the EU. After Gazprom began to limit gas supply to Europe, the Europeans flopped over to the Russian side in this gas...

      Are the Kremlin Hardliners Winning?
      Oct01

      Are the Kremlin Hardliners Winning?

      The Ukraine crisis has caused a shift in the balance of power within the Russian political elite. The so-called siloviki, or hardliners, are strongly in ascendance, but not completely triumphant. Donald N. Jensen, resident fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations, reflects on Russia’s current political landscape. …read more...

      Ukraine: Forces must stop firing on civilians after nine killed in Donetsk
      Oct01

      Ukraine: Forces must stop firing on civilians after nine killed in Donetsk

      Headline Title: Ukraine: Forces must stop firing on civilians after nine killed in Donetsk …read more Source: Amnesty...

      Attracting investment will reduce Ukraine’s energy dependence on Russia
      Sep30

      Attracting investment will reduce Ukraine’s energy dependence on Russia

      One of the objectives of Strategy 2020 presented by President Poroshenko is for Ukraine to reach the 30% limit for a share of one supplier in the total amount of procurement of any energy source. The 30% rate which Ukraine should aim at is brought in from the European practice. This was stated by Director of Energy Programmes of the Razumkov...

      Why China won’t condemn Russia over Crimea
      Sep29

      Why China won’t condemn Russia over Crimea

      Xi Jinping shares with Putin an ambition to recoup lost prestige and its rightful territory, which is why Beijing cannot bring itself to criticize Moscow’s actions in Ukraine, despite its longstanding admonitions about respecting state sovereignty. …read more Source: American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy...

      If Russia starts the arms race, it may collapse as the USSR did
      Sep29

      If Russia starts the arms race, it may collapse as the USSR did

      The statement of Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitriy Rogozin that until 2020, Russia would renew the weapons of strategic nuclear forces to 100% can lead to a collapse of the country, if the government does not provide a reasonable assessment of this programme. This opinion was expressed by Co-director of Foreign Relations and International...

      Ukraine News Roundup | September 29
      Sep29

      Ukraine News Roundup | September 29

      Ukrainians Topple Lenin Statue in Kharkiv via Huffington PostIn Eastern Ukraine, a Bellicose Mood Prevails via NPRRussia, Ukraine in a Gas Dispute as Winter Approaches via Washington PostBelarus Lures Ukrainians Picking Dictatorship over War via BloombergUkraine’s Next Parliament Will Be Different, but Maybe Not Stable via Kyiv PostEmpty...

      Yevhen Hlibovytsky presents in London a new set of assumptions for what Ukraine is, and is not
      Sep29

      Yevhen Hlibovytsky presents in London a new set of assumptions for what Ukraine is, and is not

      On Monday, September 22, 2014 Yevhen Hlibovetsky made a presentation at the Ukrainian Institute in London with a title ‘Reintroducing Ukraine: a new set of assumptions for what Ukraine is, and is not.’ He talked about the evolution of values in Ukraine, changes in institutions and a new role for Ukraine in the region. He outlined recent...

      PowerLinks 09.26.14
      Sep26

      PowerLinks 09.26.14

      on PowerLinks 09.26.14… The post PowerLinks 09.26.14 appeared first on Acton Institute PowerBlog.Related posts:PowerLinks 04.22.14 Hostility Against Religion: It’s a Rising Tide PowerLinks – 03.29.13 …read more Source: Acton...

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