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Eighth Annual Terrorism Conference

October 20, 2014 02:59 PM

Al-Qaeda and Its Heirs

 

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

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1135 Sixteenth Street, N.W.

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Belarus Tries to Flap Its ‘Second Wing’

November 26, 2014

“We have been flying with one wing and we badly need to engage the other one,” President Alyaksandr Lukashenka once quipped, in reference to Belarus’s asymmetric international engagements—too much with Russia, too little with the...

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

Russia to Shift Rail Route to Avoid Going Through Ukraine

November 25, 2014

Russia frequently seeks to reroute oil and gas pipelines and railway routes in order to bypass those neighboring countries that it hopes to put pressure on. In turn, the West puts forth competing pipeline and transit corridors...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Transit, Europe, Ukraine, Russia

Looming Annexations of Abkhazia and South Ossetia, and Russia’s Growing Appetite for Territorial Expansion

November 24, 2014

On November 20, Russian-occupied South Ossetia’s (Tskhinvali region) separatist regime declared that it is negotiating a new “comprehensive agreement on integration” with Russia, which will raise the relationship between the two...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, The Caucasus, Georgia, South Caucasus , Europe, Ukraine

With Ukraine Going Strong, Putin Becomes Lost in Fog of Hybrid War

November 24, 2014

Last weekend (November 21), Ukraine marked the first anniversary of the EuroMaidan—the public protests in Kyiv that lasted through the hard winter of discontent and brought down the corrupt regime of Viktor Yanukovych on February...

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

Kazakhstan Announces New Economic Policy to Avoid Another Crisis

November 21, 2014

On November 11, Kazakhstani President Nursultan Nazarbayev made a pre-announced televised address to the nation. Since 1997, the president annually addresses the two chambers of parliament at the beginning of the calendar year,...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Economics, Domestic/Social, Central Asia, Kazakhstan , Europe, Ukraine, Russia

Belarus: Between a Rock and a Hard Place

November 20, 2014

Three inter-related themes engage attention in the Belarusian and international media: the ambivalent image of Belarus, its upcoming presidential elections, and the Belarusian economy. The economy appears to be the linchpin of...

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

Ukrainian Donbas Becomes a Russian Protectorate

November 20, 2014

In a transcript of a TV interview to German journalists published by the Kremlin this week, President Vladimir Putin declared: “There is war in the East of Ukraine. The Ukrainian government is using its army and even ballistic...

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

Would Kyiv Create a Crimean Tatar Battalion?

November 18, 2014

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Mustafa Cemilev, the longtime leader of the Crimean Tatar national movement who now serves as the presidential plenipotentiary representative for Crimean Tatar affairs, have been...

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

Rebooting the Geneva Negotiations: Ukraine’s Possible Escape From the Minsk Trap

November 17, 2014

The armistice agreements, signed two months ago, have failed to protect Ukraine from further Russian offensive operations and encroachments on its territory. The Minsk agreements’ failure is a generally acknowledged fact by now....

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Vlad’s Corner, Home Page, Elite, Europe, Ukraine, Germany, Russia, North America

Putin Stonewalls, West Wobbles on Ukraine at G20 Summit

November 17, 2014

G20 heads of state and government held their regular summit on November 15–16, in Brisbane, Australia. Within that large group, Western summiteers devoted much of their time to discussions with Russian President Vladimir Putin...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Vlad’s Corner, Home Page, Elite, Foreign Policy, Economics, Military/Security, Europe, Ukraine, Germany

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Russia to Shift Rail Route to Avoid Going Through Ukraine

November 25, 2014 03:31 PM

Russia frequently seeks to reroute oil and gas pipelines and railway routes in order to bypass those neighboring countries that it hopes to put pressure on. In turn, the West puts forth competing...


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Belarus

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Belarus Tries to Flap Its ‘Second Wing’

November 26, 2014 04:43 PM

“We have been flying with one wing and we badly need to engage the other one,” President Alyaksandr Lukashenka once quipped, in reference to Belarus’s asymmetric international engagements—too much...


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Moldova

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Moscow Seeks to Upgrade the Status of Donetsk-Luhansk in Negotiating Formats (Part One)

November 12, 2014 04:31 PM

Russia’s position has always been one of creative ambiguity regarding the recognition of territorial secessions from countries in Europe’s East (Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine). In each case, Russian...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Vlad’s Corner, Home Page, Featured, Foreign Policy, Europe, Ukraine, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Georgia
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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...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Energy, Domestic/Social, Europe, Baltics
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Balkans

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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...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Energy, Europe, Balkans, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Baltics, Central Europe
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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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Spain Grapples with Growing Islamic State Threat

November 21, 2014 04:13 PM

A recent report by the UN Security Council estimated that 15,000 people from over 80 countries have so far travelled to Syria and Iraq to fight alongside the Islamic State organization and other...


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Featured, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Terrorism, Western Europe, Syria, Iraq
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Central Europe

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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...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Energy, Europe, Balkans, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Baltics, Central Europe
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