Researches about Ukraine

Putin’s Crimean gamble: Russia, Ukraine, and the new Cold War


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October 26, 2015
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM EDTFalk Auditorium
Brookings Institution
1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036
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Since the time of Catherine the Great, Crimea has been a global tinderbox. Most recently, the world was stunned when the forces of Russian President Vladimir Putin invaded and seized Crimea in March 2014. In the months since, Putin’s actions in Crimea, eastern Ukraine and, more recently, in Syria have provoked a sharp deterioration in East-West relations. Basic questions have been raised about Putin’s provocative policies, his motivations, and the future of U.S.-Russian relations—and whether the world has now entered a new …read more

Source: Brookings

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