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Section: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (USA)

      Film Screening: “A Struggle for Home: The Crimean Tatars”
      May17

      Film Screening: “A Struggle for Home: The Crimean Tatars”

      This documentary film tells the rich and often tragic story of the Crimean Tatars. It features interviews with Crimean residents, historians, survivors of the 1944 deportation, Russian nationalists, and Tatar activists. The film won Best International Film at the 2016 D.C. Independent Film Festival. Please join us for a film showing and a panel...

      Kennan Cable No.16: Understanding the “Under Control” Donbas
      Apr22

      Kennan Cable No.16: Understanding the “Under Control” Donbas

      After nearly two years of war, the contested Donbas region in eastern Ukraine is split in two between the Russian-backed “People’s Republics” of Donetsk and Luhansk and the so-called podkontrolny (under control) Donbas. …read more Source: Woodrow Wilson International Center for...

      Russia is Waking Up to the Economic Reality, Not to the Political One
      Mar29

      Russia is Waking Up to the Economic Reality, Not to the Political One

      To receive an email when a new post becomes available, please subscribe here. Russian society has been very slow to pick up on the signs of crisis approaching the country. Russians’ perceived wellbeing decoupled from their economic expectations about two years ago, after the annexation of Crimea in March 2014. A newly found great-power...

      Kennan Cable No.15: Ukraine: What’s a Language For?
      Mar23

      Kennan Cable No.15: Ukraine: What’s a Language For?

      In the current conflict in Ukraine, one of Russia’s most effective propaganda weapons is its ability to fuel the fear in Ukraine’s eastern regions that the new government in Kyiv will enact laws against use of the Russian language and repress speakers of Russian. In 2014, in the aftermath of Euromaidan, the Ukrainian parliament, the...

      Reforming Ukraine: A Progress Report with Dmytro Shymkiv
      Mar10

      Reforming Ukraine: A Progress Report with Dmytro Shymkiv

      Ukraine’s government and civil society are in the midst of an ambitious reform effort. The countries lead reformer, Dmytro Shymkiv, provides a progress report in this edition of Wilson Center NOW. Guest …read more Source: Woodrow Wilson International Center for...

      Two Faces of Russia’s Foreign Policy
      Mar09

      Two Faces of Russia’s Foreign Policy

      To receive an email when a new post becomes available, please subscribe here. Originally many in the West tended to view Russia’s Syrian adventure as yet another one of “Moscow’s gambits.” Commentators described Ukraine and Syria in the same breath. But Russia is eager to demonstrate that the two projects could hardly be more...

      The Future of Reform in Ukraine
      Feb26

      The Future of Reform in Ukraine

      Dmytro Shymkiv, Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of Ukraine, will discuss the future of reform in Ukraine, including the country’s efforts to protect intellectual property rights and other business-related developments. Directions: Directions to the Wilson Center …read more Source: Woodrow Wilson International Center for...

      Ukrainian Nuclear History Fellowship
      Feb23

      Ukrainian Nuclear History Fellowship

      The Odessa Center for Nonproliferation (OdCNP), a partner of the Nuclear Proliferation International History Project, invites applications for a fellowship hosted in Odessa, Ukraine. The Fellowship is an opportunity for scholars and researchers to conduct research on themes pertaining to the nuclear history of Ukraine. This fellowship is...

      Estonia’s Virtual “Russian World”
      Feb04

      Estonia’s Virtual “Russian World”

      Russia’s annexation of Crimea and the war in eastern Ukraine raise difficult questions for Estonia, where nearly one quarter of the population is Russian-speaking. Could Russia’s state media succeed in inciting wide-spread civil disturbances among those Russian-speakers? Jill Dougherty and Riina Kaljurand spent two months interviewing...

      Kennan Cable No.14: Breaking the Ukrainian Procuracy
      Jan21

      Kennan Cable No.14: Breaking the Ukrainian Procuracy

      Securing the gains of revolution is often more difficult than the act of insurrection itself. The 2014 Maidan uprising has proven to be no exception to this rule, and despite notable achievements over the past two years, a growing consensus now exists that the reform process has hit a considerable, and potentially fatal roadblock: the...

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