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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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The following are the most popular articles at Jamestown.org for the past 2 weeks:

  1. July 21, 2014

    The “commander-in-chief” of the “Novorossiya” defense forces (the Russia-supported separatists fighting in eastern Ukraine), Igor Girkin (a.k.a. Strelkov), told journalists recently that prior to March 31, 2013, he had been a colonel in the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB). By his admission,...

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

  2. July 23, 2014

    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 surface-to-air missile system killed all 298 people from 11 countries aboard the plane (see EDM, July...

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

  3. July 25, 2014

    According to most public analysis, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), or its latest iteration as the Islamic State (IS), is a serious regional threat but not yet a direct threat to the United States on the order of 9/11. [1] Reforms instituted after 9/11 have protected the American public...

    Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Featured, Terrorism, Military/Security, Syria, Iraq

  4. July 28, 2014

    If President Vladimir Putin really thought that the destruction of Flight MH17 with 298 people on board would soon blow over, the White House statement from last Friday must have disillusioned him—assuming his subordinates actually informed him about it. The White House statement directly noted:...

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

  5. July 25, 2014

    Since Boko Haram kidnapped more 250 girls from Chibok in Borno State on April 14, new signs have emerged that Ansaru – whose leaders were Nigerian members of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) – has reintegrated with Boko Haram and its former operatives are carrying out attacks in Nigeria’s...

    Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Featured, West Africa, Terrorism

  6. July 25, 2014

    As the Syrian conflict enters its fourth year, more media attention has recently been devoted to the growing number of Azerbaijanis fighting in the war. Increased appearances by Azerbaijanis in various videos, online discussions and news releases have attracted wider attention from journalists to...

    Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Military/Security, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Azerbaijan , Middle East, Syria, Turkey

  7. July 31, 2014

    A series of seemingly unprovoked actions in the South and East China Sea has been described as an abandonment of the “second charm offensive” launched last year by Chinese President Xi Jinping. However, China has continued to pursue economic and diplomatic cooperation with its Southeast Asian...

    Category: China Brief, Home Page, Featured, Foreign Policy, China and the Asia-Pacific, Southeast Asia, China

  8. July 22, 2014

    Russia’s growing international isolation over its policy toward Ukraine and reaction to the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 may prove to be an unexpected test for the highly ambitious plan to rearm the Russian military to 70 percent new or modern equipment by 2020. While many defense...

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

  9. July 25, 2014

    The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) may have stolen the limelight, but the current Sunni insurgency in Iraq is dominated by a number of Sunni groups, with ISIS forming possibly less than a third of rebel forces. Each group has its own reason and motivation for siding with ISIS, but far from...

    Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Featured, Iraq

  10. July 29, 2014

    On July 22, President Vladimir Putin addressed the Russian Security Council and effectively declared the demise of cooperation between Russia and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Putin covered issues linked to the crisis in Ukraine, rejected Western allegations of Russia’s de facto...

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