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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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Economic Articles on Russia

Moscow Launches Hybrid ‘Rail War’ Against Latvia

September 29, 2015

Russia’s aggression against its neighbors is often called “hybrid” war because it makes use of techniques that give the Kremlin deniability in the eyes of some while allowing Russia to advance its power into the territories of...

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

Russia’s Import Substitution Plan Faces Harsh Reality

September 25, 2015

On August 4, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev decreed the establishment of a state commission on import substitution. This new entity within Russia’s executive branch aims to alleviate the country’s dependence on the import...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Economics, Russia

Ukraine Introduces Sanctions Against Russian Citizens, Companies

September 24, 2015

On September 16, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed a decree introducing sanctions against 105 firms and 388 individuals, mainly from Russia, for supporting the annexation of Crimea and the war in the eastern Ukrainian...

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

Are Georgia’s Friends Violating Tbilisi’s ‘Law on Occupied Territories?’

September 16, 2015

Georgia’s 2008 Law on Occupied Territories explicitly bans all domestic and foreign companies from conducting any type of economic (commercial or non-commercial) activities in the Russian-occupied territories of Abkhazia and...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Foreign Policy, Home Page, Economics, Domestic/Social, The Caucasus, Georgia, South Caucasus , Europe, Russia

Collapsing Guest Worker Transfer Payments Pushing Central Asia Into Perfect Storm

September 15, 2015

The collapse in the size of transfer payments from Central Asians working in the Russian Federation—they are down more than half from last year—is having a domino effect in the region and pushing Eurasia into what will, more than...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Economics, Terrorism, Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan , Tajikistan , Kazakhstan

China, Belarus Deepen Ties

September 14, 2015

Two countries on opposite ends of Eurasia are drawing closer, courtesy of the skein of railways slowly snaking across this massive region in the form of an evolving “Iron Silk Road.” While attending Chinese commemorations of the...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Economics, Transit, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Europe, Belarus, Russia

Armenia’s Regional Energy and Transport Cooperation Squeezed by Russia

September 1, 2015

Shortly after the deal on Iran’s nuclear program, Iranian ambassador to Armenia, Mohammad Reyisi, gave several interviews to Armenian newspapers and news agencies concerning perspectives for future bilateral cooperation....

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Transit, Energy, Foreign Policy, Economics, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Armenia, Iran

Putin’s Pivot to China: Profit-Free, but Problem-Rich

August 31, 2015

China will host a huge military parade in Beijing on September 3, and President Vladimir Putin will be in attendance—returning President Xi Jinping’s earlier gesture of Sino-Russian partnership, which the Chinese head of state...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Economics, Foreign Policy, China, Russia

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