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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. 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 administrative border area between Ukraine’s regions of Odessa and...

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

  2. 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 the old Romanov state, the Bolsheviks managed to cobble together a new...

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

  3. August 18, 2014

    As a full-fledged war between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed irregulars rages on in Ukraine’s eastern region of Donbas, Western defense experts are only now beginning to thoroughly assess the military lessons of the Russia-Ukraine conflict. Meanwhile, the Russian military again looks poised to...

    Category: Report, Military/Security, Russia

  4. 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 external and internal policies. The fighting in Ukraine’s eastern region...

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

  5. 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 republic,” Valery Bolotov, returned to Luhansk after a Moscow visit and...

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

  6. August 15, 2014

    Federal Security Service (FSB) Director Alexander Bortnikov, who is also chairman of the Russian National Antiterrorist Committee (NAK) and has chaired the Council of Heads of Security Agencies of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries since 2008, has made another triumphant...

    Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Terrorism, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Russia

  7. 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 Strelkov/Girkin, a hero to Russia’s nationalist public, has now been...

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

  8. August 14, 2014

    With the approach of the 15th anniversary of the Islamic militants’ incursion into Dagestan in 1999, it appears that the militants have only grown stronger since then, and their activities have become a daily routine in the republic.

    August in Dagestan began with a bombing aimed at a favorite...

    Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Terrorism, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Russia

  9. August 14, 2014

    Last month (July 2014), a World Bank assessment explicitly approved the technical, economic and social aspects of the construction of the planned Rogun hydropower plant (Rogun HPP). The conclusions vindicate Tajikistan, which has hoped to build this hydroelectric dam for years. Uzbekistan, on the...

    Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Economics, Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan , Tajikistan , Kazakhstan

  10. August 22, 2014

    This July, Chinese President Xi Jinping embarked on state visits to Argentina, Cuba and Venezuela and attended a summit of the loose group of major developing countries known as BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) in Fortaleza, Brazil. This was his second trip to Latin America in...

    Category: China Brief, Home Page, Foreign Policy, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Latin America, Venezuela, Argentina, Cuba, Economics