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      The Russian attack on Ukrainian ships in the Black Sea: the military aspects
      Nov29

      The Russian attack on Ukrainian ships in the Black Sea: the military aspects

      On 24 November, a group of ships of the Ukrainian Navy, composed of two armoured artillery boats, the Berdyansk and the Nikopol (newly-constructed Giurza M-type units, which have been in service since 2016 and 2018 respectively) and the tugboat Yana Kapu (in service since 1974), left Odessa under instructions to join the vessels which have been...

      Martial law in ten regions of Ukraine
      Nov27

      Martial law in ten regions of Ukraine

      After a heated discussion, the Ukrainian parliament adopted a law during an extraordinary session late in the evening of 26 November approving a decree by President Petro Poroshenko introducing martial law for 30 days (from 9am on 28 November) in ten regions located along the border of Russia, the coasts of the ​​Azov Sea and the Black Sea, and...

      Consequences of the incident in the Sea of Azov
      Nov26

      Consequences of the incident in the Sea of Azov

      Before midnight on 25 November, President Petro Poroshenko issued a decree at the request of the National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine to introduce martial law for a period of 60 days, while announcing that a general mobilisation will not be declared and civil liberties will not be restricted (the full text of the decree regulating the...

      The political consequences of the investigation into the Czech Prime Minister
      Nov25

      The political consequences of the investigation into the Czech Prime Minister

      On 12 November, the Czech website Seznam Zprávy published a report in which Andrej Babiš Jr., the 35-year-old son of Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš from his first marriage, talked about how he was deported against his will to Crimea (and other locations) by a Russian employed in his father’s company. Babiš Jr. stated that the abduction...

      The opening of the bridge from Russia to Crimea
      May17

      The opening of the bridge from Russia to Crimea

      On 15 May, Vladimir Putin officially opened the bridge connecting Russia with the Crimean Peninsula via the Kerch Strait. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

      From vassalisation to emancipation. Ukrainian-Russian gas co-operation has been revised
      Mar08

      From vassalisation to emancipation. Ukrainian-Russian gas co-operation has been revised

      The awards by the Arbitral Tribunal have radically changed the model of Ukrainian-Russian gas relations. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

      Irritation at the Kremlin following the gas arbitration
      Mar08

      Irritation at the Kremlin following the gas arbitration

      On 2nd March the CEO of Gazprom CEO, Alexei Miller, announced that two gas agreements with the Ukrainian company Naftogaz would be terminated. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

      Naftohaz’s victory over Gazprom: the Arbitral Tribunal’s award on the transit contract
      Mar07

      Naftohaz’s victory over Gazprom: the Arbitral Tribunal’s award on the transit contract

      On 28 February, Naftohaz announced that the Arbitral Tribunal in Stockholm had handed down a favourable ruling for the Ukrainian side in its dispute with Gazprom. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

      Ukraine: a commotion around Saakashvili
      Dec08

      Ukraine: a commotion around Saakashvili

      On 5 December in Kiev an attempt was made by the security service of Ukraine to detain Mikheil Saakashvili. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

      The coup d’etat in Luhansk
      Dec02

      The coup d’etat in Luhansk

      On 25 November, as a result of an armed coup, Igor Plotnitsky, the leader of the so-called Luhansk People’s Republic, was replaced by Leonid Pasechnik. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

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