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      Mikheil Saakashvili quits as governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region
      Nov11

      Mikheil Saakashvili quits as governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region

      Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president who reinvented himself as governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region, resigned on Monday accusing Ukraine’s president Petro Poroshenko of stalling reforms and protecting criminal gangs. FT: Mikheil Saakashvili quits as governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region …read more Source: The...

      Why I declared my wealth and made Ukraine’s elite follow suit
      Nov11

      Why I declared my wealth and made Ukraine’s elite follow suit

      Activists and journalists are already investigating the origins of cash and assets that have been declared by officials. This has shone a light on the highest levels of power and things will never be the same again. TG: Why I declared my wealth and made Ukraine’s elite follow suit …read more Source: The American Center for a European...

      WHY VLADIMIR PUTIN’S RUSSIA IS BACKING DONALD TRUMP
      Nov11

      WHY VLADIMIR PUTIN’S RUSSIA IS BACKING DONALD TRUMP

      Trump has been surrounded by advisers and associates with economic and familial links to Russia. The publicized connections and contacts between former campaign manager Paul Manafort with Ukraine have raised concerns. Some foreign officials fear that under a Trump presidency the United States would no longer stand with Western Europe in regard to...

      Could Finland become the next Ukraine?
      Oct25

      Could Finland become the next Ukraine?

      After annexing Crimea in 2014, having stated the region ‘must be returned to Russia’, one of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s former advisers said the Russian leader would be setting his sights on Finland. He said the Putin regime sees Finland’s independence as ‘treason against national interests’. DM: Could Finland...

      Attack targets Central Bank independence, Gontareva reputation
      Oct25

      Attack targets Central Bank independence, Gontareva reputation

      The draft law suggests dismissing the NBU head and deputy heads, to make the process of appealing against NBU rulings easier, and to make support for stabilizing the exchange rate the central bank’s main function. Some of these allegations – including questions over bond purchases during Gontareva’s time as head of Investment Capital...

      Russia is negotiating with Germany and France over Ukraine
      Oct25

      Russia is negotiating with Germany and France over Ukraine

      Ukraine has neither the money nor the state institutions to re-integrate it. But Russia, which started the war, does not want Donbas either. Two years after the Maidan revolution, Ukraine is stuck in a grey zone of half-reforms and half-war. While the country has held together better than many had expected, it has not transformed […] …read...

      Which EU commercial ships still go to Russian-occupied Crimea?
      Oct12

      Which EU commercial ships still go to Russian-occupied Crimea?

      Private commercial vessels from several EU states reportedly still go to the seaports of Russian-occupied Crimea, in a blow to the international sanctions prohibiting any interaction with the peninsula. UAT: Which EU commercial ships still go to Russian-occupied Crimea? …read more Source: The American Center for a European...

      http://carnegieeurope.eu/strategiceurope/?fa=64573
      Sep19

      http://carnegieeurope.eu/strategiceurope/?fa=64573

      Much of the almost proverbial Ukraine fatigue is driven by a steady stream of corruption scandals. While each episode is troubling, the widespread attention on these scandals shows just how low the tolerance for corruption now is. CE: http://carnegieeurope.eu/strategiceurope/?fa=64573 …read more Source: The American Center for a European...

      Why Russians like Vladimir Putin’s wars
      Sep19

      Why Russians like Vladimir Putin’s wars

      Autocratic regimes like Russia realize that public opinion and legitimacy are important for maintaining power. Therefore, they try to control what information their citizens can access by tightly controlling the press and the Internet. This manipulation has been on display in Russia’s ongoing conflict with Ukraine. Two years later, 96...

      Ukraine’s former PM urges west to stand firm on Russian sanctions
      Aug18

      Ukraine’s former PM urges west to stand firm on Russian sanctions

      Referring to pressure to ease sanctions, Mr Yatseniuk said: “This would be the betrayal of the bedrock of the EU and of the bedrock of the free world.” FT: Ukraine’s former PM urges west to stand firm on Russian sanctions …read more Source: The American Center for a European...

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