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The Jamestown Foundation’s Fifth Annual China Defense and Security Conference

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The Partisan Movements in Belarus During World War II (Part One)

January 30, 2015

Belarus stands out from other European countries in terms of the casualty rates it suffered during World War II: close to one-third of the entire population of Belarus perished in the war. Another distinguishing feature of...

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

Now You See It, Now You Don’t: Putin Cheating on the Armistice Line in Ukraine

January 29, 2015

Russian President Vladimir Putin is playing a cheating game with the West and Ukraine, not only hollowing out the Minsk armistice agreements (see EDM, January 22, 23, 27), but even shifting the agreed-upon demarcation line on the...

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

Minsk Ceasefire Agreements Are Dead, but the Russian Offensive Is Faltering

January 29, 2015

The Minsk ceasefire agreements, signed last September by the representatives of Russia, Ukraine, the Moscow-backed rebels and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), were designed to stop the fighting in...

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

Authorities Crack Down on Tatarstan Activists

January 28, 2015

On December 28, 2014, authorities in the city of Naberezhnye Chelny, Tatarstan, detained Tatar rights activist Rafis Kashapov upon his return from Turkey, where he had reportedly received medical treatment and held meetings with...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Europe, Ukraine, Crimea, Russia, Middle Volga

Is Belarus Benefiting From a Change in the West’s Perspective?

January 28, 2015

It is tempting to slip into a spiral of sensationalism when describing the concurrent trends in Belarus’s foreign relations and national aspirations, even though—if history is any guide—these trends may be reversed as abruptly as...

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

Ukraine on the Brink: Donbas Conflict Escalates

January 27, 2015

Following the outright collapse of the notional ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, Kyiv and Moscow have traded accusations and drifted further from pursuing a possible political solution. Neither side shows any meaningful commitment...

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Lavrov Unilaterally Reinterprets the Armistice Agreement With Ukraine

January 27, 2015

German Chancellor Angela Merkel had hoped to see the Minsk armistice process rehabilitated at the “Normandy Group’s” January 21 meeting in Berlin (see EDM, January 22, 23). Prefacing that meeting of the German, French, Russian...

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Amid Mounting Domestic Troubles, Putin Tries to Regain the Initiative in Eastern Ukraine

January 26, 2015

The sharp escalation of hostilities in eastern Ukraine last week (January 22) has disheartened many in Europe who had hoped for a gradual resolution of the Ukraine conflict. On the other hand, it has been a welcome return to the...

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Reasserting Belarus’s Independent Voice

January 23, 2015

Amidst the economic crisis in Russia and the ensuing devaluation of the Belarusian ruble, Belarus has been making increasingly notable attempts to voice its independent opinion on the world stage as well as improve its relations...

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Russia Seeks Political Influence on Ukraine Via the ‘Normandy’ Group

January 23, 2015

Foreign affairs ministers Frank-Walter Steinmeier of Germany, Sergei Lavrov of Russia, Pavlo Klimkin of Ukraine, and Laurent Fabius of France—representing the so-called “Normandy” group of countries—met in Berlin on January 21....

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Now You See It, Now You Don’t: Putin Cheating on the Armistice Line in Ukraine

January 29, 2015 03:27 PM

Russian President Vladimir Putin is playing a cheating game with the West and Ukraine, not only hollowing out the Minsk armistice agreements (see EDM, January 22, 23, 27), but even shifting the...


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Belarus

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The Partisan Movements in Belarus During World War II (Part One)

January 30, 2015 03:42 PM

Belarus stands out from other European countries in terms of the casualty rates it suffered during World War II: close to one-third of the entire population of Belarus perished in the war. Another...


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Moldova

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Encouraged by Initial Russian Moves in Ukraine, Transnistria Now Fears for Its Future

January 20, 2015 04:44 PM

No one was more encouraged by Russia’s annexation of Crimea and military moves in Donbas (eastern Ukrainian region encompassing the Donetsk and Luhansk provinces) than the leaders of Transnistria....


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Baltics

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Public Interest and Shale Gas in Lithuania: Is Reconciliation Possible?

November 13, 2014 04:46 PM

Just prior to his mid-October 2014 visit to the United States, Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius revealed that his talks with the US government would devote special attention to energy...


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Balkans

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Russia Gives EU, Turkey and Azerbaijan an Ultimatum on ‘Turk Stream’

January 22, 2015 04:40 PM

On January 14, 2015, Aleksei Miller, the CEO of Russia’s state-owned natural gas giant Gazprom, sent a letter of warning to European Commission Vice President for the Energy Union Maros Sefcovic. In...


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Bulgaria

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Russia-Ukraine War’s Impact on European Energy—A Net Assessment of Developments in Europe’s Energy Security Strategy Since the Start of 2014

October 20, 2014 05:11 PM

The Russia-Ukraine war has presented the most serious threat to European energy security since the end of the Cold War. Almost half of the Russian natural gas delivered to European markets in 2013...


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Romania

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Romania Pushes NATO on Securing Black Sea Area in Response to Russia’s Militarization of Crimea

September 24, 2014 04:08 PM

After meeting consistent Ukrainian military opposition in Luhansk and Donetsk, following a largely non-violent annexation of Crimea, Russian planners seemed to have reassessed Ukraine’s resolve to...


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Western Europe

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Chechens in Europe Subjected to Ethnic Profiling After Paris Attacks

January 22, 2015 04:41 PM

Chechens who emigrated to Europe are not in an enviable situation today, as any terrorist threat around the world invariably prompts the security services to investigate them closely. France’s...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Terrorism, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Europe, Western Europe
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Central Europe

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China’s New Silk Road Takes Shape in Central and Eastern Europe

January 9, 2015 01:14 PM

First revealed by Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2013, the vision of the New Silk Road has since become a cornerstone of China’s public diplomacy. The idea of establishing two logistics...


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