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UkraineAlert

Jul 21, 2022

Russian gas attack: Europe must not give in to Putin’s energy blackmail

By Diane Francis

The CEO of Ukrainian energy giant Naftogaz has told European leaders to prepare for a complete Russian gas cut off and warned that any concessions to the Kremlin will only serve to encourage further energy blackmail.

Conflict Economic Sanctions

UkraineAlert

Jul 18, 2022

Canada accused of betraying Ukraine and helping Russia break sanctions

By Diane Francis

Canada is facing accusations of bowing to Kremlin blackmail after agreeing to lift sanctions imposed over Vladimir Putin's Ukraine invasion in order to secure Russian gas supplies to Germany.

Conflict Economic Sanctions

In the News

Jul 11, 2022

Lipsky cited in Defense One on the G7 proving its relevance and capacity for coordination in response to Russia’s war on Ukraine

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China Economic Sanctions

In the News

Jun 30, 2022

Lichfield cited in Marketplace on the risks of imposing a price cap, and Russian leverage from oil and gas revenue

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China Economic Sanctions

In the News

Jun 30, 2022

Lipsky cited in the Wall Street Journal on G7 leaders’ discussions of shared economic problems

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Economic Sanctions Economy & Business

In the News

Jun 30, 2022

Lipsky cited in Associated Press on the low likelihood of G7 summit coordination to successfully address inflation

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Economic Sanctions Economy & Business

In the News

Jun 30, 2022

Lipsky cited in NBC News on G7 leaders’ discussions of alternative oil sources

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Economic Sanctions Economy & Business

UkraineAlert

May 31, 2022

Memo to Henry Kissinger: Appeasing Putin means enabling genocide

By Stephen Blank

Appeasing Russia will not end the war in Ukraine or secure peace in our time. On the contrary, it will embolden Putin, prolong Ukraine’s pain, weaken the West, and destabilize the entire world, writes Stephen Blank.

Conflict Disinformation

UkraineAlert

May 21, 2022

Appeasement is the worst possible policy for both Ukraine and Russia

By Dennis Soltys

Western advocates of appeasement in Ukraine such as French President Emmanuel Macron fail to appreciate the deep-rooted imperial ambitions underpinning Vladimir Putin's campign to extinguish Ukrainian independence.

Conflict Democratic Transitions

Britain Debrief

May 8, 2022

#BritainDebrief – Which Western leaders have done enough for Ukraine? A Debrief from Kira Rudik

By Ben Judah

Senior Fellow Ben Judah interviews Kira Rudik, member of the Ukrainian Parliament and leader of the Voice Party, about which of Ukraine's allies have helped the most.

Arms Control Central Europe

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