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      Ground Truth Briefing | Ukraine: Presidential Election Update
      Mar29

      Ground Truth Briefing | Ukraine: Presidential Election Update

      Please note: Ground Truth Briefings are conducted exclusively by phone. There will be no physical meeting at the Wilson Center. On March 31, Ukraine will hold its presidential election. Three candidates currently lead in the polls: the incumbent President Petro Poroshenko, former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, and comedian and actor Volodymyr...

      The Demography of Ukraine: Ukraine in an Election Year
      Mar21

      The Demography of Ukraine: Ukraine in an Election Year

      The last national census of Ukraine was conducted nearly 20 years ago. Recent attempts to conduct a new census since have been postponed. Complicating the issue, events in Ukraine such as Russia’s annexation of Crimea and the war in the East have led to dramatic demographic changes that remain unaccounted for in official statistics....

      “Is the Possibility of a Third World War Real?”  Researching Nuclear Ukraine in the KGB Archive
      Mar18

      “Is the Possibility of a Third World War Real?” Researching Nuclear Ukraine in the KGB Archive

      NPIHP Working Paper #13 “Is the Possibility of a Third World War Real?” Researching Nuclear Ukraine in the KGB Archive Nate Jones March 2019 …read more Source: Woodrow Wilson International Center for...

      Security for Disarmament: Negotiating Ukraine’s Budapest Memorandum
      Dec05

      Security for Disarmament: Negotiating Ukraine’s Budapest Memorandum

      The ongoing Russian-Ukrainian conflict, with its recent escalation in the Sea of Azov, continues to draw attention to the substance of security commitments pledged by the nuclear weapons states to Ukraine in exchange for dismantling the nuclear arsenal it inherited from the Soviet Union. …read more Source: Woodrow Wilson International...

      Electricity Market Reforms in Ukraine: Challenges and Opportunities
      Dec04

      Electricity Market Reforms in Ukraine: Challenges and Opportunities

      As part of a nationwide series of reforms, Ukraine has introduced a new electricity market reform law. This law provides an opportunity to synchronize the Ukrainian energy system with the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity (ENTSO-E) and integrate Ukraine within the European market. Why are these reforms important,...

      Belarus and Eastern Europe Security Challenges
      Nov25

      Belarus and Eastern Europe Security Challenges

      After the Ukraine crisis, Belarus has improved its image as a contributor to regional security. Part of this shift stems from greater cooperation with the West. This, along with Minsk’s selective non-compliance with Eurasian integration, however, brings closer scrutiny and potential pressure from Moscow. This panel will host a delegation of...

      The Last Address in Ukraine
      May29

      The Last Address in Ukraine

      Last Address, the popular initiative to remember victims of Stalin’s repressions by placing a commemorative plaque on their last residence, has enjoyed unique success in Russia. Its sister organizations are now beginning to open in other countries, including Ukraine. What are the comparative challenges of commemorating victims of...

      The Paradoxes of Polish-Ukrainian Relations
      May23

      The Paradoxes of Polish-Ukrainian Relations

      BY WOJCIECH KONONCZUK The narrative that Polish-Ukrainian relations are in crisis is too simplistic. An obvious problem lies in the two countries’ different perceptions of the tragic past and the politicization of history, but less recognized is that they are engaging in an unprecedented level of cooperation in other spheres. Poland’s...

      Getting Out from In-Between
      May22

      Getting Out from In-Between

      The West and Russia currently find themselves locked in a dangerous competition. Meanwhile, other states in the region, including Ukraine, Belarus, and Georgia, remain to varying degrees unstable, unreformed, and rife with conflict. The approaches to regional order seem likely to exacerbate these problems. The panelists will discuss these...

      Russia’s Role in the 2008 Russo-Georgian War
      May16

      Russia’s Role in the 2008 Russo-Georgian War

      After a brief surge of sympathy for Georgia during the 2008 Russo-Georgian war, outsiders reached a general consensus of shared blame, exemplified by the EU fact-finding mission’s Tagliavini report. In retrospect, with an established pattern of Russian aggression in Ukraine and Syria, prize-winning journalist Yulia Latynina will revisit the...

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