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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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After Loss of Three Senior Commanders, Is the Caucasus Emirate on the Ropes?

August 14, 2015

The forces trying to prolong the life of the Caucasus Emirate (CE) have suffered a major setback. This third blow in nearly six months may put an end to this organization in the North Caucasus.

At the end of 2014, a wave of...

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

Shyrokyne ‘Demilitarized Zone’: Russia’s New Idea of Conflict-Management in Ukraine’s East

August 14, 2015

Russia proposes to turn the Ukrainian stronghold Shyrokyne, key to defending the strategic Azov sea port city of Mariupol (Mariupil), into a “demilitarized zone” under joint or shared control by Ukraine, Russia and the “Donetsk...

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

Shyrokyne: Strategic Asset, Political Symbol on Ukraine’s Azov Sea Coast

August 14, 2015

The Contact Group on Ukraine (Minsk Group) has recently been debating a proposal to turn the Ukrainian stronghold Shyrokyne, key to defending the Azov Sea port city of Mariupol (Mariupil), into a “demilitarized zone.” The Contact...

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

Two Chechen Battalions Are Fighting in Ukraine on Kyiv’s Side

August 13, 2015

It did not come as much of a surprise when the leader of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, acknowledged that pro-Russian Chechens were involved in the conflict in Ukraine. This was something that everybody knew, but no Russian official...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Military/Security, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Europe, Ukraine, Russia

August in Donbas: Will the War Spread?

August 13, 2015

The speaker of the Duma (Russian lower house of parliament), Sergei Naryshkin, published an article in the government daily Rossiyskaya Gazeta this week (August 9), making dark predictions about August and attacking the United...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Military/Security, Info Warfare/Media, Europe, Ukraine, Russia

Debates on Finlandization for Ukraine

August 12, 2015

The issue of Ukraine’s prospective future membership in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) surfaced again recently with the publication of the latest public opinion poll, according to which, a historical high of almost...

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

Lukashenka’s Interview With ‘Unfriendly’ Media Outlets

August 12, 2015

On August 4, President Alyaksandr Lukashenka gave a 4.5-hour-long interview to journalists representing three media outlets not run by the Belarusian state. Ranked in ascending order of their history of vociferous criticism of...

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

Russia’s New Maritime Doctrine

August 11, 2015

On July 26, Russia released its new maritime doctrine to 2020 (Kremlin.ru, July 26). It is important not to confuse this document with a new “naval doctrine,” although this doctrine certainly has important things to say about...

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

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