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The Russians Love Their Children Too

Logic, common sense and event analysis suggest that a large-scale war with Ukraine is completely irrelevant to Moscow’s plans Recently, there have been all the more articles with headlines screaming “What does Vladimir Putin really think about Donbass?” or “When will the war between Russia and Ukraine break out?” To be honest, I really envy the authors of such publications. All these contributors must have supernatural telepathic channels of communication with the Russian leadership, ...


EU Policy towards Ukraine: Room for Improvement

With the reform process in Ukraine slowing down and no end to the conflict in the Donbass in sight, how successful has EU policy been in Ukraine?Source: 061.uaUkraine is deep in the integration process with the EU and although there are certainly many prominent voices in Ukraine which are judgemental of the country’s European turn,...


We Have to Fight Lies and Fake News Virtually on a Daily Basis

... President Putin and President Biden in Geneva. As you know, the heads of our countries constructively discussed the intra-Ukrainian conflict. They agreed that the Minsk agreements serve as the sole framework for political settlement of the conflict in Donbass. Instead of working on ways to implement the Minsk arrangements, certain State Department officials blame Russia for all the troubles in Ukraine and label my country an “aggressor.” We have repeatedly warned the administration that such counterproductive ...


A Grey Swan: Is There a New Conflict in Donbass?

Investors have again started talking about "geopolitical risk" The prospect of a new exacerbation in Ukraine’s Donbass region has worried market players. It is difficult to talk about the strong influence of bellicose statements on the currency and stock markets. However, investors have again started talking about "geopolitical risk". The key concern ...


Nobody Wants a War in Donbass

To Prevent a Full-Scale War from Starting, The Situation in Donbass Needs to Be Stabilized Any escalation is unique in its own way. Right now there’s a combination of unfavorable trends on both sides, which are leading to an escalation of the conflict. This combination creates additional risks and threats ...


Twelve Steps Toward Greater Security in Ukraine and the Euro-Atlantic Region

Statement by the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group (EASLG) Statement by the Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group (EASLG) [ 1 ] The conflict in and around Ukraine is a tragedy for all affected by the violence. It is a flashpoint for catastrophic miscalculation and is a continuing threat to security and stability in the Euro-Atlantic region. A political resolution is fundamental to ending the armed conflict in the Donbas region, to improving prospects for constructive Ukraine-Russia dialogue...


Ukraine: Geopolitical View of the Interested International Actors

... live in the East and South of the country are automatically excluded from this nation criteria. The nationalizing states usually became the sphere of interest of quasi-empires. Society without a State After 2014 we also can see the marginal area of Donbasss, on which some unique social and political processes are developing, described by James Scott 6 . These societies try to escape hierarchy of any kind. Based on cultural flexibility, pragmatism and self-reliance of autonomous communities. Once ...


How to Make Peace in Ukraine Five Years After Minsk II

We need humanity, creativity and efficiency for Europe 3.0. South Tyrol Case for Donbass Five years ago, in February 2015, the first steps towards a vision for peace in Ukraine were taken with the Minsk II agreement. Five years is a long time not only in human life, but also in European history: World War I only lasted four years,...


Russia-Ukraine Relations 2020: Equation With Many Variables. A View from Russia

... different tracks and pace of development. That is why the attitude towards them should be different, and Europe as well as Russia take it into account. There is no universal politics towards the post soviet countries anymore. The Russian role in the Donbass conflict — mediator or a part Viktor Mironenko, Aleksandr Gushchin, Aleksandr Levchenkov: How Ukraine Will Change After Zelensky’s Victory Recently we have seen several important steps from all the sides towards the conflict regulation. The ...


Why the United States Should Not Be Arming Ukraine

If the United States wants to be a force for good and advocate for democracy, then it has several avenues to do so A week and a half ago, the American news cycle exploded into a state of pandemonium as the White House made public a transcript-like memorandum of President Trump’s phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy. The call itself had already been the subject of intrigue thanks to a whistleblower complaint originating from within the intelligence community; however, House Democrats...


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