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Can #Ukraine appeal to the International Courts work?

Can #Ukraine appeal to the International Courts work?

| April 23, 2020

Kateryna Busol Robert Bosch Stiftung Academy Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme, Chatham House @KBusol Rally in support of keeping Crimea as part of Ukraine. Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images. Russia’s ongoing occupation of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula and support of separatist hostilities in the eastern provinces of Donbas have resulted in 1.5 million internally displaced persons, 3,000 […]

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#Ukraine introduces martial law citing threat of #Russia invasion

#Ukraine introduces martial law citing threat of #Russia invasion

| November 29, 2018

Ukraine has imposed martial law for 30 days in parts of the country most vulnerable to an attack from Russia after President Petro Poroshenko warned of the “extremely serious” threat of a land invasion, write Andrew Osborn and Natalia Zinets. 7 MIN READ Poroshenko said martial law was necessary to bolster Ukraine’s defences after Russia seized three Ukrainian […]

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Handling #Russia should not be so difficult for the West

Handling #Russia should not be so difficult for the West

| February 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

In recent weeks, a grand ‘reset’ between the US and Russia has become politically impossible amid increasing speculation that Donald Trump and his campaign team may have come under Moscow’s influence. But such a deal was in any case destined to fail because of the irreconcilable underlying interests of the two countries, writes John Lough. This is […]

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EU #Russia relations: a key strategic challenge

EU #Russia relations: a key strategic challenge

| February 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Amid temperatures of -20°C people in Eastern Ukraine were cut off from electricity, heating and water after pro-Russian rebels broke the ceasefire and started shelling the area last week. Another sign that managing EU-Russia relations remains a challenge especially in view of the country’s assertiveness and uncertainty surrounding the future of US foreign policy. The […]

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#NATO calls for Russia to take a responsible approach to military exercises

#NATO calls for Russia to take a responsible approach to military exercises

| December 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Speaking after today’s (20 December) NATO-Russia Council, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg (pictured) said that dialogue was important but that profound disagreements remain, writes Catherine Feore. Ukraine NATO allies stressed their strong support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, saying: “Allies do not, and will not, recognize Russia’s illegal and illegitimate annexation of Crimea.” Stoltenberg […]

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#Russia: Crimean Tatars’ leader to be honoured instead of disgraced?

#Russia: Crimean Tatars’ leader to be honoured instead of disgraced?

| October 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

On 13 September Rikard Jozwiak, the Radio Liberty reporter posted in his Twitter account: “Mustafa Dzhemilev (pictured) is one of the candidates for this year’s Sakharov prize.”. Jozwiak later said that EPP (European People’s Party) “will also nominate MD (Mustafa Dzhemilev) which means that he stands a pretty big chance of winning”. It looks like […]

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#Russia: ‘Challenges to democratic commitments remain’

#Russia: ‘Challenges to democratic commitments remain’

| September 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Elections for the State Duma in the Russian Federation took place on 18 September. According to the preliminary conclusions of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe’s (OSCE/ODIHR) Election Observation Mission, the elections were transparently administered by the Central Election Commission, but democratic commitments continue to be challenged and there were numerous procedural irregularities. […]

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