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Five Reasons Why It’s Time to #RecognizeСrimea

... To understand Crimea and its relationship to democracy, it requires a bit of background. In 2014, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych was removed from office by what amounted to a bloodless coup. This political upheaval sent shock waves throughout Ukraine and the rest of the world. Instead of following the impeachment process and rule of law outlined in the Constitution of Ukraine, which would have involved formally charging Yanukovych with a crime, a review of the charge by the Constitutional ...


RIAC and Swiss Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue Discuss Resolution of Conflict in Eastern Ukraine

... 4, 2020, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue representatives (Switzerland) visited Russian International Affairs Council. The discussion focused on RIAC and its partners’ most current initiatives in the field of resolving the conflict in the east of Ukraine, including the statement “ Twelve Steps Toward Greater Security in Ukraine and the Euro-Atlantic Region ” presented at the Munich Security Conference, as well as the possibilities for cooperation between RIAC and Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue ...


Neutrality for the Black Sea Region Countries: Abstraction, Unattainable Goal or Effective Model?

... borders are not clearly fixed. Generally speaking, when discussing the situation in the region, politicians and experts tend to refer not only to the six countries that have a coastline on the Black Sea (Bulgaria, Georgia, Russia, Romania, Turkey and Ukraine) but also to neighbouring states. It is, thus, no coincidence that the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) founded 28 years ago (if we consider the Bosphorus Statement its constituent declaration) includes Albania, Armenia,...


Gaps and Overlaps: Navigating through Contested German-Russian-Ukrainian Narratives

Joint Report of the Institute of Law and Public Policy (Russia), Inmedio (Germany), and the Centre of Public Initiatives — Ideas for Change (Ukraine) Joint Report of the Institute of Law and Public Policy (Russia), Inmedio (Germany), and the Centre of Public Initiatives — Ideas for Change (Ukraine) The report “Gaps and Overlaps: Navigating through Contested German-Russian-Ukrainian ...


12 Essential Steps in a Conceptual Dead End

... provision on the indivisibility of regional security as a central tenet. Formally, the European Union does not have any objections to this, but nuances determine the content of the relations between the two sides. Twelve Steps Toward Greater Security in Ukraine and the Euro-Atlantic Region. Twelve Steps Toward Greater Security in Ukraine and the Euro-Atlantic Region Put bluntly, these nuances are NATO and the European Union. Together, they form the Euro-Atlantic community, which unites most of the planet’s ...


The UN and Interntional Conflict Resolution. A Lecture by Robert H. Serry at RIAC

... was attended by several experts and students who got the opportunity to hear about the former experiences of the Dutch diplomat in the sphere of conflict management on behalf of NATO, as UN Envoy on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and as mediator in Ukraine. The event was the occasion for an extensive discussion on the evolution of the role of the United Nations in conflict resolution, from its origins until the current crisis of confidence it experiences. Robert H. Serry proposed a few reflections ...


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 ...


Impeachment & Intervention: Where American Foreign Policy Goes Wrong

... what’s notable is that Democrats “have failed to allege a violation of established law, i.e. a ‘crime’ or ‘misdemeanor.’ Such an allegation has been present in every other impeachment in history, but not here.” Nonetheless, foreign aid to Ukraine is at the core of the issue. Specifically, the aid amounted to $391 million of military and medical equipment to assist in their deadlocked civil war that started in 2014 with pro-Russian separatists. Since that time, the U.S. has handed over ...


Ukraine: Geopolitical View of the Interested International Actors

Common values present an opportunity to rebuild trust The geopolitical position of Ukraine at the current stage of development of international order is complicated and somewhat challenging. The country is in the zone of interest of the USA and the Russian Federation, as well as Europe. This makes it a point of contention between powerful ...


Iran Ukrainian PS752 Shoot-Down a Western False Flag Operation

... from the pilots, can also turn off the radio and the transponder. I believe this event was a false flag event designed to discredit the Supreme Leader and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) while also seeking to drive a wedge between Iran and Ukraine, the latter being central to the US-dominated nuclear smuggling ring that President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton nurtured and protected in return for tens of millions of dollars in bribes. Here ...


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