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Section: Atlantic Council (USA)

      Did Kharkiv Just Become Russia’s Next Target in Ukraine War?
      Mar12

      Did Kharkiv Just Become Russia’s Next Target in Ukraine War?

      A Criminal Case Could Turn the City’s Political Strongman Back into a Kremlin Ally In Russia’s campaign to re-assert control over Ukraine, a logical target for its “hybrid war” is Kharkiv, Ukraine’s second-largest city and a center of its Russian-speaking population. And indeed, Russia has been working steadily to destabilize...

      Ukraine’s Shrinking Hryvnia: How Alarming Is It?
      Mar11

      Ukraine’s Shrinking Hryvnia: How Alarming Is It?

      Kyiv Has Begun the Hard Steps of Reform; IMF and Allies Must Now Deliver Quickly The dramatic plunge last month in the value of the hryvnia, Ukraine’s currency, sparked speculation about an immediate, national economic collapse. Despite the drama—the hryvnia lost more than half of its value against the dollar in February, hitting a record...

      Ukraine: The High Cost of Ignoring Russia’s Land Grab in Crimea
      Mar07

      Ukraine: The High Cost of Ignoring Russia’s Land Grab in Crimea

      Report documents rights abuses; Kremlin ‘greatest security challenge,’ says Atlantic Council’s Herbst The apparent US indifference toward the annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula in February 2014 amounts to giving Russian President Vladimir Putin a green light to commit similar acts of aggression against other countries,...

      The Kremlin’s Secret War: Soldiers’ Families Shattered and Silenced
      Mar06

      The Kremlin’s Secret War: Soldiers’ Families Shattered and Silenced

      A Vice News Documentary Shows What Russia Is Hiding—and How Since last summer, when President Vladimir Putin’s government first deployed major units of Russian conventional army troops to fight in its war against Ukraine, the Kremlin has used state secrecy, propaganda, intimidation, and violence to conceal the story. Police have obstructed...

      The Kremlin’s Secret War, and the Silent Soldiers’ Families It Has Shattered
      Mar06

      The Kremlin’s Secret War, and the Silent Soldiers’ Families It Has Shattered

      A Vice News Documentary Shows What Russia Is Hiding—and How Since last summer, when President Vladimir Putin’s government first deployed major units of Russian conventional army troops to fight in its war against Ukraine, the Kremlin has used state secrecy, propaganda, intimidation, and violence to conceal the story. Police have obstructed...

      US and Allies Risk War with Russia by a ‘Hesitancy on Ukraine’
      Mar06

      US and Allies Risk War with Russia by a ‘Hesitancy on Ukraine’

      Wilson: Only the US Can Lead in Defending Europe Against Putin’s Rising Ambition The United States and its allies must confront the aggressive actions of Russian President Vladimir Putin because failing to do so will escalate his ambitions—perhaps to the point of forcing a war with NATO, the Atlantic Council’s Damon Wilson told the US...

      Before Russia’s Next Offensive, Obama Should Take the Lead
      Mar06

      Before Russia’s Next Offensive, Obama Should Take the Lead

      Burns: Give Arms to Ukraine, More NATO Cover to Baltics—and Leadership for Europe President Barack Obama has given space for Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel to lead recently in the Western response to Russia’s war on Ukraine. But it’s now time for the US president to take the reins back, writes former Undersecretary of State...

      Burns: Before Russia’s Next Offensive, Obama Should Take the Lead
      Mar06

      Burns: Before Russia’s Next Offensive, Obama Should Take the Lead

      Provide Weapons to Ukraine, More NATO Cover to Baltics—and Leadership for Europe President Barack Obama has given space for Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel to lead recently in the Western response to Russia’s war on Ukraine. But now, writes former Undersecretary of State Nicholas Burns, it’s time for Obama to take the reins...

      As Russia Prepares a Next Offensive, It’s Time for Obama to Lead
      Mar06

      As Russia Prepares a Next Offensive, It’s Time for Obama to Lead

      Provide Weapons to Ukraine, More NATO Cover to Baltics—and Leadership for Europe President Barack Obama has given space for Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel to lead recently in the Western response to Russia’s war on Ukraine. But now, writes former Undersecretary of State Nicholas Burns, it’s time for Obama to take the reins...

      The Myth of the West’s Threat to Russia
      Mar05

      The Myth of the West’s Threat to Russia

      Did NATO Provoke a War By Trying to ‘Take’ Ukraine From Russia? Much Western thinking about the causes of the Russo-Ukrainian War is rooted in a myth. It posits that the West—or, more specifically, NATO—attempted to wrest Ukraine from Russia’s sphere of influence, thereby forcing Vladimir Putin to defend Russia’s legitimate...