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Section: Research Organizations & Think Tanks about Ukraine

      Why the UK Must Lead in Upholding the European Security Order
      Sep02

      Why the UK Must Lead in Upholding the European Security Order

      The UK must re-assess the European vector of its security policy and assume a leading role in upholding the continental order in the face of ongoing Russian aggression (Free access) …read more Source: Royal United Services...

      Learn Ukrainian in London – New Semester September 2014
      Sep01

      Learn Ukrainian in London – New Semester September 2014

      The Ukrainian Institute in London offers Ukrainian language courses for learners at all levels (beginners, intermediate and advanced), and also for native or near-native speakers who, living outside Ukraine or the Ukrainian community, wish to maintain or improve their language competence. Teachers are native speakers. Evening classes are held...

      Russian military exercises will escalate crisis in eastern Ukraine
      Aug29

      Russian military exercises will escalate crisis in eastern Ukraine

      The conflict in eastern Ukraine has escalated to its most critical level yet, with Russia giving signs that experts say show it is closer than ever before to invading and waging a full-scale war against its Slavic neighbor, – the Mashable website writes. Oleksiy Melnyk, co-director for foreign relations and international security programs at the...

      Without Russian support, the anti-Kyiv insurgency would lose
      Aug28

      Without Russian support, the anti-Kyiv insurgency would lose

      The war is reaching a crunch point. Pushing forward with artillery and bombing raids, Ukrainian forces are recapturing territory and closing in on rebel forces in the east, – the Economist writes. The mood in Kyiv, as Co-director of the Foreign Relations and International Security Programmes at the Razumkov Centre Oleksiy Melnyk sums it up, is to...

      How Germany Should Address the Threat of a Large-Scale Conventional Attack
      Aug20

      How Germany Should Address the Threat of a Large-Scale Conventional Attack

      The 2011 German Defence Policy Guidelines state that “a direct territorial threat to Germany involving conventional military means remains an unlikely event”. Though experts may still disagree on the likelihood of the threat, given recent events in Ukraine, there should be consensus about necessity to consider it as a real rather than a...

      And Then They Marched Off to War: Azerbaijan and Armenia on the Precipice
      Aug14

      And Then They Marched Off to War: Azerbaijan and Armenia on the Precipice

      For over twenty years, Armenia has occupied huge swathes of Azerbaijan, in violation of written and customary international law. For over twenty years, Armenia’s war crimes and atrocities, its occupation of Nagorno-Karabakh and surrounding provinces, its ethnic cleansing of Azerbaijani refugees — all have stagnated, festering and all but...

      Expert Q&A: What is the Best Strategy to Decrease EU Energy Dependence on Russia?
      Aug04

      Expert Q&A: What is the Best Strategy to Decrease EU Energy Dependence on Russia?

      The Ukraine crisis highlighted the problems associated with EU dependence on Russian gas, and greater EU energy independence is now a high priority for decision-makers. In our second “Expert Q&A,” we posed this question to 3 energy and EU policy experts: What is the most effective way to decrease EU dependence on Russian energy?...

      The Verkhovna Rada has to pass amendments to the budget proposed by the Government
      Jul29

      The Verkhovna Rada has to pass amendments to the budget proposed by the Government

      The Verkhovna Rada has to pass amendments to the budget. This opinion was expressed by Director of Economic Programmes of the Razumkov Centre Vasyl Yurchyshyn, informs the newspaper Vysokyi Zamok. “The government bill can be criticised but the situation offers no alternative. We have negative economic dynamics,” emphasised the expert....

      European leaders are trying to soften their attitude to Russia again
      Jul28

      European leaders are trying to soften their attitude to Russia again

      Co-director of Foreign Relations and International Security Programmes of the Razumkov Centre Oleksiy Melnyk commented to the newspaper Den why it is important to recognise DPR and LPR terrorist organisations, and why Western countries can’t give up on cooperation with Russia completely. The need of the law on partial mobilisation was...

      Snap parliamentary elections in Ukraine will probably hold at the end of October
      Jul24

      Snap parliamentary elections in Ukraine will probably hold at the end of October

      Ukraine’s coalition collapsed after two parties quit during a months-long pro-Russian insurgency in the nation’s east that downed a Malaysian Air jet last week, the Bloomberg reports. “We will probably have snap parliamentary elections at the end of October,” Deputy Director General, Director of Political and Legal...

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