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Issue Brief by Anders Åslund, Daniel Fried, Melinda Haring, John E. Herbst, William B. Taylor, Alexander Vershbow

Mar 5, 2021

Biden and Ukraine: A strategy for the new administration

Issue Brief by Anders Åslund, Daniel Fried, Melinda Haring, John E. Herbst, William B. Taylor, Alexander Vershbow

The United States has been an essential partner for Ukraine since the Kremlin's invasion in 2014. Now that Joe Biden has taken office, he has a real chance to move past the difficult detour that US-Ukraine relations took under his predecessor.

Conflict Corruption

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UkraineAlert by Oleksii Reznikov

Dec 3, 2021

Europe’s future will be decided in Ukraine

UkraineAlert by Oleksii Reznikov

The international community must urgently demonstrate its resolve to punish Russia in order to deter a full-scale invasion of Ukraine that would plunge Europe into chaos, warns Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov.

Conflict Economic Sanctions

UkraineAlert by Denis MacShane

Dec 2, 2021

Russian threat should revive Ukraine’s stalled domestic reform efforts

UkraineAlert by Denis MacShane

The threat of a major escalation in Russian aggression should help revive Ukraine's stalled domestic reform efforts and push the country towards the transformation that Ukrainians have been demanding for decades.

Civil Society Conflict

UkraineAlert by Paul Grod

Dec 2, 2021

Time to stop appeasing Putin and confront Russia’s imperial ambitions

UkraineAlert by Paul Grod

Russian President Vladimir Putin has made it clear that he will continue pursuing policies of imperial aggression against Ukraine until he is decisively confronted, argues Ukrainian World Congress President Paul Grod.

Belarus Conflict

UkraineAlert by John E. Herbst

Dec 1, 2021

Not the time for Nord Stream 2 nonsense

UkraineAlert by John E. Herbst

A fascinating game is afoot behind closed doors on Capitol Hill. The fate of Nord Stream 2 may hang in the balance.

Geopolitics & Energy Security Ukraine

BelarusAlert by Brian Whitmore

Dec 1, 2021

Putin’s little helper: Belarus dictator opens second front against Ukraine

BelarusAlert by Brian Whitmore

Belarus dictator Alyaksandr Lukashenka has declared his readiness to join Vladimir Putin's war against Ukraine as Russian and Belarusian forces prepare to conduct joint military exercises along the Ukrainian border.

Belarus Conflict

UkraineAlert by Sergiy Tsivkach

Nov 30, 2021

Transforming Ukraine into an international manufacturing hub

UkraineAlert by Sergiy Tsivkach

Ukraine is taking steps to build on the country's huge potential as a major international manufacturing hub and is now seeking to attract international investment that can drive further economic growth.

Economy & Business Education

UkraineAlert by Bohdan Nahaylo

Nov 30, 2021

Is the new German government good news for Ukraine?

UkraineAlert by Bohdan Nahaylo

The sun is finally setting on Germany’s Merkel era and a new coalition government is poised to take over. What will this change mean for Germany’s policies towards Russia, Ukraine and the Nord Stream 2 pipeline?

Conflict Economic Sanctions

UkraineAlert by Olga Bielkova

Nov 30, 2021

Nord Stream 2 will test new German government’s European solidarity

UkraineAlert by Olga Bielkova

If the new German government does not block Vladimir Putin's Nord Stream 2 pipeline weapon, Ukraine will be irreversibly weakened while Germany and Europe as a whole will be sleepwalking into a perpetual gas crunch.  

Conflict Economic Sanctions

New Atlanticist by Ian Brzezinski

Nov 29, 2021

NATO thwarted a Russian invasion in 1980. Could its playbook work today?

New Atlanticist by Ian Brzezinski

As NATO foreign ministers meet this week in Riga, Latvia, they should consider how President Jimmy Carter blocked the Soviets from crushing Poland’s Solidarity movement.

Conflict Crisis Management

UkraineAlert by Diane Francis

Nov 28, 2021

EU regulations may yet disarm Vladimir Putin’s pipeline weapon

UkraineAlert by Diane Francis

Russian President Vladimir Putin is pushing hard to secure fast track certification for his Nord Stream 2 pipeline, but these efforts will likely prove no match for the EU’s anti-trust laws and regulatory system.

Economic Sanctions European Union