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Ukraine’s Security Challenges in the East and Military Reform

July 15, 2015 02:00 PM

 

On July 27, 2015, The Jamestown Foundation hosted former Ukrainian Deputy Minister of Defense, Admiral Ihor Kabanenko, and Vice President of Kyiv-based high-technology firm KM Core, Bohdan Kupych....


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Blackjacks, Hypersonic Aerial Vehicles and the Defense of Crimea: Russia’s Futuristic Challenge to the West?

July 28, 2015

Russian military media coverage across a range of modernization and strategic-level issues inadvertently reveals planning weaknesses within the defense establishment. Plans to modernize part of the strategic bomber fleet, develop...

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

Threats to Georgian Pipeline Security: What is Moscow’s Game?

July 27, 2015

Russia’s latest incursions from the breakaway Georgian territory of South Ossetia into adjacent territory heretofore controlled by Georgia have given rise to renewed security concerns for Georgia’s strategic East-West Highway as...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Transit, Energy, The Caucasus, Georgia, Azerbaijan , Russia

Ukraine Accepts Constitutional Amendment to Russia’s Advantage at US Insistence

July 24, 2015

The international context of negotiations to implement the Minsk armistice is changing in Russia’s favor. As the leading Western power, the Barack Obama administration effectively pressures Ukraine to legitimize the...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Vlad’s Corner, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Europe, Ukraine, Western Europe, Russia

Obama Administration Undercutting Ukraine’s Position in the Minsk Armistice Negotiations

July 24, 2015

Urged by US Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland in Kyiv last week, Ukraine took a first step toward legalizing the secessionist authorities in the country’s constitution (see EDM, July 20). Concurrently, US Vice...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Vlad’s Corner, Home Page, Featured, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Domestic/Social, Europe, Ukraine, France

Right Sector Challenges Kyiv in Western Ukraine

July 23, 2015

Three people were killed and at least 13 wounded in the western Ukrainian town of Mukacheve (Mukachevo), on July 11, as members of the nationalist paramilitary group Right Sector (RS) attacked local police near a local sports...

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

The Greek Crisis: Financial and Political Risks to the Balkans

July 22, 2015

Although the Greek banks reopened on July 20, and Athens repaid some of its debt to the International Monetary Fund and the European Central Bank, unease about the Greek crisis continues in the Balkans. The last 25 years of...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Domestic/Social, Economics, Foreign Policy, Europe, Bulgaria, Balkans, Romania

Belarus and the Debate on the Intrinsic Value of Social Order

July 21, 2015

The upcoming presidential campaign in Belarus is gaining momentum. This pivotal theme is being discussed against the backdrop of, and in conjunction with, two other phenomena: the ongoing economic decline and regional...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Europe, Belarus

Russian Military Reform: The Ukraine Conflict and Its Impact on Morale

July 21, 2015

Evidence has emerged in Russia’s Southern Military District (MD) that the conflict in Ukraine is not popular among Russian contract personnel (kontraktniki). Reportedly “dozens” of kontraktniki have absconded from or deserted...

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

Crimean Government Indicates It Wants Greater Autonomy From Moscow

July 20, 2015

The puppet government of Crimea has unexpectedly clashed with its bosses in Moscow. On July 7, Crimea’s governor, Sergey Aksyonov, declared he would not allow the Russian federal government to force its own rules on the...

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

Minsk Armistice: Enforced at Ukraine’s Expense?

July 20, 2015

In Kyiv, on July 15–16, US Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland prevailed on President Petro Poroshenko and parliamentary leaders to accept constitutional liabilities toward the Russian-controlled Donetsk and Luhansk...

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

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Blackjacks, Hypersonic Aerial Vehicles and the Defense of Crimea: Russia’s Futuristic Challenge to the West?

July 28, 2015 02:36 PM

Russian military media coverage across a range of modernization and strategic-level issues inadvertently reveals planning weaknesses within the defense establishment. Plans to modernize part of the...


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Belarus

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Belarus and the Debate on the Intrinsic Value of Social Order

July 21, 2015 03:56 PM

The upcoming presidential campaign in Belarus is gaining momentum. This pivotal theme is being discussed against the backdrop of, and in conjunction with, two other phenomena: the ongoing economic...


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Moldova

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Net Setback for Moldova and Its Reforms in the Latest Elections (Part Three)

July 2, 2015 05:09 PM

*To read Part One, please click here.

*To read Part Two, please click here.

 

Politician Renato Usatii is a native of Moldova but is a product of the Vladimir Putin era in Russia. Born in 1978,...


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Baltics

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Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania May Be Bargaining Chips for Moscow in a Quid Pro Quo Game

July 2, 2015 05:02 PM

The Russian Prosecutor General’s Office (Genprocuratura) announced it was investigating the legality of the independence of the Baltic States—Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania—which were recognized by...


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Balkans

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The Greek Crisis: Financial and Political Risks to the Balkans

July 22, 2015 05:04 PM

Although the Greek banks reopened on July 20, and Athens repaid some of its debt to the International Monetary Fund and the European Central Bank, unease about the Greek crisis continues in the...


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Bulgaria

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The Greek Crisis: Financial and Political Risks to the Balkans

July 22, 2015 05:04 PM

Although the Greek banks reopened on July 20, and Athens repaid some of its debt to the International Monetary Fund and the European Central Bank, unease about the Greek crisis continues in the...


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Romania

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The Greek Crisis: Financial and Political Risks to the Balkans

July 22, 2015 05:04 PM

Although the Greek banks reopened on July 20, and Athens repaid some of its debt to the International Monetary Fund and the European Central Bank, unease about the Greek crisis continues in the...


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Western Europe

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Ukraine Accepts Constitutional Amendment to Russia’s Advantage at US Insistence

July 24, 2015 03:35 PM

The international context of negotiations to implement the Minsk armistice is changing in Russia’s favor. As the leading Western power, the Barack Obama administration effectively pressures Ukraine...


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Central Europe

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The Greek Crisis: Financial and Political Risks to the Balkans

July 22, 2015 05:04 PM

Although the Greek banks reopened on July 20, and Athens repaid some of its debt to the International Monetary Fund and the European Central Bank, unease about the Greek crisis continues in the...


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