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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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Moscow and Tokyo Come No Closer to Burying the Hatchet

October 9, 2015

Despite Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe’s hopeful meeting, on October 4, with Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich, as well as Abe’s talks with President Vladimir Putin, at the United Nations, the week before...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, China and the Asia-Pacific, Japan, Russia

Afghan General Abdul Rashid Dostum Meets With Ramzan Kadyrov in Grozny

October 9, 2015

The vice president of Afghanistan, General Abdul Rashid Dostum, made an unexpected visit to Grozny earlier this month. Dostum attended celebrations for the birthday of Chechnya’s ruler, Ramzan Kadyrov, surprising all analysts who...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , South Asia, Afghanistan, Russia

Putin Swings From Ukrainian Deadlock to Syrian Quagmire

October 5, 2015

The Russian air campaign in Syria has captured so much international attention that this past Friday’s (October 2) difficult summit in Paris, involving French President François Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel,...

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

China and Russia Multiply Efforts in Global Agenda-Setting

October 2, 2015

At the 70th Session of the UN General Assembly in late September, the leaders of China and Russia condemned western unilateralism (Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, September 28;, September 28). Chinese President Xi...

Category: China Brief, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, China, Russia

Putin’s Diplomatic-Military Strategy in Syria: Spearheading a New Coalition

September 29, 2015

Russia’s military build-up in Syria has provoked international speculation as to the motives and aims underlying what might prove to be the country’s first out-of-area operation since the dissolution of the Soviet Union. Clues...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Military/Security, Foreign Policy, Middle East, Syria, Russia

Will Russian Military Intervention in Syria Continue After Today?

September 28, 2015

The United Nations General Assembly will hear today (September 28) the long-promised address by President Vladimir Putin, which is unlikely to contain any shocking surprises. The main content of his initiative on bringing the...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Military/Security, Foreign Policy, Middle East, Syria, Russia

Putin Strains Wobbly Western Unity on Syria

September 25, 2015

President Vladimir Putin is heading to New York to address the United Nations with a strong hand, while his United States counterpart, Barack Obama, seems weak and indecisive. According to Putin’s press secretary Dmitry Peskov,...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Middle East, Syria, Russia, Turkey

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

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