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Social Media: Europe: Eastern Europe: Ukraine

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Outsourcing Jihadists and Putin’s Foreign Policy
Outsourcing Jihadists and Putin’s Foreign Policy

Essay analyzes Russian terrorism policy in the Middle East and Caucasus. By Prof. Dmitry V. Shlapentokh. (07/01/2015)

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Energy Security for Ukraine and Europe
Jörg Himmelreich argues that free-market policies and improved transparency in the energy sector are critical for Ukraine's security and economy - and by extension, Europe's access to natural gas. Read More...


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Russia's Woes, Neighborhood Weaknesses To Complicate EU Policy, Panel Hears
Russia's economic and political weaknesses are causing domestic problems as well as destabilizing neighboring states. According to Anders Aslund and other experts on Russia, the European Union must up... Read More...


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Europe's Energy Predicament
In light of the recent Russia-Ukraine dispute over natural gas, the European Union re-examines its energy and climate policies. By Toni Johnson. (Council on Foreign Relations, 2/2/2009) Read More...


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The Gas Conflict between Russia and Ukraine
After Russia’s Gazprom cut off natural gas supplies to Ukraine, Anders Aslund argues that the European Union needs to be more proactive in its energy policy and less passive in its response to the gas... Read More...


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Is Ukraine next?
With Georgia in pieces, Ukraine could be the next to fall to Russia's territorial ambition, separatist sentiment and economic realities, writes Andrey Kurkov (New Statesman, 09/04/2008). Read More...


Choice Pickings: What the Elections in the Ukraine Mean for Europe
Choice Pickings: What the Elections in the Ukraine Mean for Europe
Author considers whether European reaction to the Ukrainian elections reflects a negative, and larger, transatlantic issue. By Jens F. Laurson. (IA-Forum, 1/20/2005) Read More...


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Ukraine will revisit gas deal with Russia
Negotiations with Russia over energy policy heat up as a new governing coalition comes together in Ukraine. (by Steven Lee Myers, New York Times, 6/22/2006) Read More...


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Is Coca the New Hemp?
Eva Morales is attempting to legitimize Coca production through the expansion of Coca based products and creation of a state owned Coca processing plant. By Jens Gluesing. (Der Spiegel, 3/28/06) Read More...


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Ukraine's Lesson for Putin: Does Russia's president face the same kind of upheaval?
Discusses how Ukraine's Orange Revolution effects Russia. Primarily analyzes Ukrainian president Yushchenko's rise to power and what that means for Russia. By Jim Hoagland. (Carnegie Endowment 1/27/05... Read More...


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Putin's Harder Edge
Discusses Russia's relations with Ukraine. By Masha Lipman. (Carnegie Endowment 1/18/05) Read More...


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Yushchenko vs. Putin
Discusses whether or not Ukraine's new leader, Yushchenko, will get along with Russian president, Vladimir Putin. By Anders Aslund. (Carnegie Endowment 2/10/05) Read More...


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Reform and Retreat
Discusses how the Orange revolution has brought a new leader to power in Ukraine and what that means for Russia. By Michael A. McFaul. (Carnegie Endowment 2/06/05) Read More...


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THE FORMER SOVIET UNION’S NEXT WAVE OF DEMOCRATIZATION
After "people-power" revolutions in Georgia, Ukraine and Kyrgyzstan, the real tests for democratization in the region are yet to come. More complex challenges and potentially volatile transitions are ... Read More...


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Betraying a Revolution
Discusses Ukraine's new successful economic policy. By Anders Aslund. (Carnegie Endowment 5/18/2005) Read More...


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Is it American Democracy or American Arbitrariness?
The Bush Administration uses what it calls 'democratic offensive' tactics to impact the 'Color Revolutions' that led to regime changes in Georgia, Ukraine, and Kyrgyzstan. (People's Daily, 4/26/2005) Read More...


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Yushchenko's warm US welcome
Washington has rolled out the red carpet for Viktor Yushchenko. Few leaders are received with such warmth or given such high level access. By Jonathan Beale (BBC News 4 Apr 05) Read More...


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Media violence and terrorism
This publication attempts to reveal some of the profound changes in the way that fundamental liberties such as freedom of expression and press freedom have been affected by terrorism and the efforts b... Read More...


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Getting Ukraine to Safe Shores
To help make Ukraine's transition to democracy a success, the Bush Administration should facilitate Ukraine's membership in the World Trade Organization and European Union, lift Jackson-Vanik trade r... Read More...


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Tymoshenko approved as Ukraine Prime Minister
Following the second Presidential election in Ukraine, a new prime minister, Yulia Tymoshenko was elected to lead Ukraine's new, Western-oriented government. Ms. Tymoshenko has called for raising liv... Read More...


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Ukraine Scraps Veterans' Pension Cuts
Ukrainian lawmakers on Tuesday staved off what might have been the first big protest of Viktor Yushchenko's presidency by canceling a law that reduced pensions for retired Soviet-era military officers... Read More...


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A Higher Realism
President Bush's inaugural speech signaled his entry into a third, more sweeping phase of foreign policy, the columnist maintains. During his first term, Bush moved from a pragmatism that sought to cu... Read More...


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DEMOCRACY IN THE FORMER SOVIET UNION: 1991-2004
The article about the history of democracy’s introduction in 15 F.S.U. countries, the mixed overall outcome, importance of civil socity and the U.S. role. Few success stories... while the rest of th... Read More...


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CHANGES IN THE CIS: WHAT TO EXPECT IN 2005
Ukraine’s Orange Revolution, Georgia's Rose Revolution, the European Union’s decision to begin membership negotiations with Turkey... The importance of these events and their far-reaching effect on CI... Read More...


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Analysis: Forging Political Alliances In The New Ukraine
Viktor Yushchenko has won presidential election, has survived dioxin poisoning and has led political rebirth in Ukraine but he still faces serious political threats. The article about Mr. Yushchenko'... Read More...


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If you can't beat them ...Poisen the Prize
Ukraine, Abkhazia, Georgia... Russia wants to retain the position of an official "kingmaker" in its perceived sphere of influence. Are the arrangements reached similar? Commentary by Jaba Devdariani ... Read More...


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Ukraine's PM declared winner of elections
A popular protest against the re-elected Prime Minister of Ukraine, Viktor Yanukovych, who is accused of election fraud. A full investigation surrounding the democratic process of the election has be... Read More...


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A Crucial Choice for Ukraine
If unchecked, the political climate in Ukraine will more closely align with Russia and Belarus than with democratic nations in the West. By John McCain. (Washington Post, 10/19/2004) Read More...


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Why Russia Gains From a Yushchenko Victory
Upcoming Ukrainian Presidential campaigns causes bewilderment and confusion of where Russia should place its support. In the past, Ukraine has fluxuated their foreign policy, engaged in oligarchical ... Read More...


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