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Russia-Ukraine Conflict: Repercussions for Moldova and the South Caucasus

June 16, 2014 06:00 AM

The Jamestown Foundation invites you to attend a conference exploring the profound effect the Russia-Ukraine conflict has had on Moldova and the South Caucasus. Our panelists will examine current...


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A Brief Look at the Historical Parallels Between Ukraine’s Situation in 1918 and 2014

August 15, 2014

One hundred years ago, World War I erupted on the European continent, ultimately leading to the fracturing and collapse of the multi-national Austro-Hungarian, German, Ottoman and Russian Empires. However, out of the rubble of...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Europe, Ukraine

Luhansk: The Other ‘People’s Republic’ in Eastern Ukraine

August 15, 2014

The secessionist “Luhansk People’s Republic’s” (LPR) leadership is experiencing even greater turmoil, compared with that of the adjacent “Donetsk People’s Republic” (DPR) in Ukraine’s east. On August 14 the “head (glava) of the...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Vlad’s Corner, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Europe, Ukraine, Russia, Home Page

Strelkov/Girkin Demoted, Transnistrian Siloviki Strengthened in ‘Donetsk People’s Republic’

August 15, 2014

On August 14–15, the “Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) government” and its military command underwent another recasting—the second within one week, while Ukrainian forces tighten the ring around the city of Donetsk.

Colonel Igor...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Vlad’s Corner, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Europe, Ukraine, Russia

Ukraine Taking Drastic Measures to Diminish the Risk of an ‘Odessa People’s Republic’

August 14, 2014

At the end of July, Ukrainian border guards reported three instances of reconnaissance unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) from Transnistria violating Ukrainian air space (korrespondent.net, August, 1). The drones were seen over the...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Military/Security, Europe, Ukraine, Moldova , Russia

Putin to Decide Next Moves in Standoff With West Over Ukraine

August 14, 2014

President Vladimir Putin gathered Duma deputies, national Security Council permanent members, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev—almost the entire Russian ruling elite—in Yalta, Crimea, to give a speech and a Q & A session on...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Europe, Ukraine, Crimea, Russia

Karachay Activist Compares Plight of Karachays to That of Crimean Tatars

August 13, 2014

Hasan Khalkechev, a Karachay activist and member of the Council of Turkic peoples, criticized the authorities of Karachaevo-Cherkessia for taking over Karachay civil organizations and stalling political and economic progress in...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Russia, Europe, Ukraine, Crimea

Belarus and the ‘End of Peace’ in Europe

August 13, 2014

On July 31, the international Contact Group, which aims to resolve the crisis in Ukraine (see EDM, July 18), met in Zaslavl, Belarus. It was attended by former Ukrainian president Leonid Kuchma, Russia’s ambassador to Ukraine...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Economics, Europe, Belarus, Russia

The Cossack Factor in Ukrainian War

August 13, 2014

Russian State Duma deputy in the Committee on Defense Viktor Vodolatsky, who is also the supreme ataman (head) of the Union of Cossack Forces in Russia and Abroad, openly admitted that Russian Cossacks are actively engaged in the...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Military/Security, Domestic/Social, Europe, Ukraine, Russia

Russia’s Donetsk Proxies Anticipate Ukrainian Siege

August 13, 2014

The newly-installed “prime minister of the Donetsk people’s republic (DPR),” Aleksandr Zakharchenko, was apparently asked to convey a reassuring message to Russia’s public in anticipation of a Ukrainian siege of the city of...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Vlad’s Corner, Home Page, Military/Security, Europe, Ukraine, Russia

Moscow’s Reinforced Team in Donetsk Picks Local Figurehead Leader

August 12, 2014

The titular “prime minister of the Donetsk people’s republic,” Aleksandr Boroday, returned from a week-long Moscow visit to usher in another reorganization of “DPR’s” hierarchy. This time, the reshuffle has to do with “DPR’s”...

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Ukraine

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A Brief Look at the Historical Parallels Between Ukraine’s Situation in 1918 and 2014

August 15, 2014 06:18 PM

One hundred years ago, World War I erupted on the European continent, ultimately leading to the fracturing and collapse of the multi-national Austro-Hungarian, German, Ottoman and Russian Empires....


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Belarus

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Belarus and the ‘End of Peace’ in Europe

August 13, 2014 05:27 PM

On July 31, the international Contact Group, which aims to resolve the crisis in Ukraine (see EDM, July 18), met in Zaslavl, Belarus. It was attended by former Ukrainian president Leonid Kuchma,...


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Moldova

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Ukraine Taking Drastic Measures to Diminish the Risk of an ‘Odessa People’s Republic’

August 14, 2014 06:13 PM

At the end of July, Ukrainian border guards reported three instances of reconnaissance unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) from Transnistria violating Ukrainian air space (korrespondent.net, August, 1)....


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Baltics

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Uzbekistan’s Latvia Foray

June 11, 2014 06:43 PM

Early in 2014, at a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers, Uzbekistan’s President Islam Karimov declared, “The main goals and priorities for advancing the economy in 2014 are dictated primarily by...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Economics, Central Asia, Uzbekistan , Europe, Baltics
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Balkans

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South Stream Not Bankable After Fresh US Sanctions

July 17, 2014 04:10 PM

Fresh sanctions against Russia imposed by the Barack Obama administration on July 16 will likely hamper Gazprom’s ability to finance the South Stream natural gas pipeline. Among the sanctioned...


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Bulgaria

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South Stream Brings Down Bulgaria’s Government

June 20, 2014 04:13 PM

Bulgaria is heading for new parliamentary elections as the troubled governing coalition fell apart one year into its mandate. This development was not caused by the daily anti-government protests...


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Romania

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Southeast Europe: Reactions to the Crisis in Ukraine

March 14, 2014 03:06 PM

The crisis in Ukraine has resonated throughout Southeast Europe, evoking memories of the violent break-up of Yugoslavia and worries of fresh interruptions in Russian energy supplies. As the European...


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Western Europe

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Defining the Russia-Ukraine Conflict: An Uphill Effort in Berlin

July 23, 2014 04:27 PM

German diplomacy went into high gear after the shooting down of an international airliner by Russia’s proxy forces in Ukraine’s east on July 17. The terrorist act with the use of a Russian-supplied...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Vlad’s Corner, Home Page, Featured, Foreign Policy, Europe, Western Europe, Russia, Ukraine
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Central Europe

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From East-West to North-South: Moscow’s Actions in Ukraine Reignite Talk of a Baltic–Black Sea Union

May 28, 2014 03:48 PM

For most of the last half-millennium, the lands between Moscow and Berlin have thought of themselves and been thought about by others almost exclusively in terms of an east-west axis, as a...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Europe, Ukraine, Baltics, Poland, Central Europe
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