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Section: The Centre for Eastern Studies (Poland)

      Russia recognises Donbas separatists’ documents
      Feb23

      Russia recognises Donbas separatists’ documents

      Under a decree signed by President, the Russian Federation recognised the documents issued by the governments of the ‘people’s republics’. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

      Blackouts possible in Ukraine
      Feb16

      Blackouts possible in Ukraine

      On 15th February the Ukrainian government declared a state of emergency in the energy sector. The main reason behind the decision is the shortage of anthracite. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

      Ukraine: a record year for Naftohaz
      Feb09

      Ukraine: a record year for Naftohaz

      For the first time in its independent history, Ukraine did not buy any gas directly from Russia, thus reducing its imports by about 32%. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

      Escalation of tension in the Donbas
      Feb01

      Escalation of tension in the Donbas

      The most intense armed clashes between separatists and Ukrainian government forces since the beginning of this year have taken place in Avdiyivka. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

      Oligarchs making gains: the costly nationalisation of Ukraine’s PrivatBank
      Dec23

      Oligarchs making gains: the costly nationalisation of Ukraine’s PrivatBank

      On 18 December, the government in Ukraine decided to nationalise the country’s largest bank, PrivatBank. It has been owned by the oligarchs Ihor Kolomoyskyi and Henadiy Boholyubov. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

      The peninsula as an island. Crimea in its third year since annexation
      Dec09

      The peninsula as an island. Crimea in its third year since annexation

      Regardless of the transport and social problems, the vast majority of the population have remained on the peninsula adapting to the new situation. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

      Dreaming of normalisation. Germany vs. Russia
      Nov15

      Dreaming of normalisation. Germany vs. Russia

      Posing as an architect of the peace process in Ukraine, Germany has indirectly become a hostage to the success of this process (or the lack of it). …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

      Ukraine: new regulator of the energy sector
      Sep29

      Ukraine: new regulator of the energy sector

      The Ukrainian parliament adopted a law on the appointment of a new National Commission for the Regulation of the Energy Sector and Communal Services. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

      Keystone of the system. Old and new oligarchs in Ukraine
      Sep14

      Keystone of the system. Old and new oligarchs in Ukraine

      More than two years after the Maidan revolution, it is fully justified to say that the oligarchic system remains a key mechanism in Ukraine’s political and economic life. While it is true that the influence of the formerly most powerful oligarchic groups has eroded during this period, no such group except for the Family, i.e. the oligarchic...

      The deteriorating military situation in the Donbas
      Aug12

      The deteriorating military situation in the Donbas

      It may be assumed that Russia intends to use the present escalation of exchanges of fire to put more pressure on Kyiv, and mainly on the West. …read more Source: Centre for Eastern Studies...

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