Tag Archives: Crimea

Apr 16 2015

Time for a New Western Strategy in Ukraine

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By Robert W. Murray To date, the western strategy towards the ongoing war in Ukraine has been a failure. Not only has there been no cessation of violence, but the violence in certain areas of Eastern Ukraine is actually worsening, … Continue reading

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Apr 3 2015

The Ukrainian Crisis: A Year On

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By Roberto Orsi More than a year has gone by since the overthrowal of Viktor Yanukovich, the starting point of a severe international crisis between Moscow and the West, successively escalated by Russia’s annexation of Crimea, and the outbreak of … Continue reading

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Jun 13 2014

The Ukraine Crisis has Complicated Moldova’s Political Situation Ahead of Signing an Association Agreement with the EU

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By Ellie Knott and David Rinnert  Over the past two years, well before recent events in Ukraine, the EU’s Eastern neighbourhood had become an increasing concern. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, however, has led to a deteriorated political situation across the region. … Continue reading

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Mar 27 2014

Who has seized power in Crimea?

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By Ellie Knott According to recent statements by Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov,Russia has claimed to be acting to protect the rights not just of citizens and military personnel, but also compatriots and Russian speakers in Crimea. But how … Continue reading

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Mar 5 2014

Not all Ethnic Russians in Crimea Have a Political Affinity with Moscow

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By Ellie Knott Throughout the Ukraine crisis, Crimea has been described as a region with strong sympathies toward Russia. Based on her own research in the region, Ellie Knott takes issue with the prevailing view that ethnic Russians in Crimea … Continue reading

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