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      Internal displacement in Ukraine: Assessing the national response
      May15

      Internal displacement in Ukraine: Assessing the national response

      Event Information May 15, 2015 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EDTSaul Room Brookings Institution 1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW Washington, DC 20036 Register for the Event Over 1.24 million people have been internally displaced in Ukraine and yet there has been relatively little attention to the serious humanitarian needs in the country. On May 15th,...

      Putin and Ukraine’s east/west divide
      May14

      Putin and Ukraine’s east/west divide

      In the latest Brookings essay, Chrystia Freeland relates a personal narrative of Ukraine’s past 25 years and of how Russian President Vladimir Putin has plunged Ukraine-Russia relations to their current toxic state. It makes for a very interesting read. One issue that Freeland’s essay highlights is how the Russian regime has tried to...

      Ukrainian government responses to internally displaced persons
      May13

      Ukrainian government responses to internally displaced persons

      Internal displacement is a new phenomenon in Ukraine. Until March 2014, the country’s experience with forced migration had been limited to relatively small numbers of refugees. The first wave of internal displacement occurred in March 2014 and in one year the official number of registered internally displaced persons (IDPs) has climbed to...

      My Ukraine: A personal reflection on a nation’s dream of independence and the nightmare Vladimir Putin has visited upon it
      May12
      Tell us: What does “My Ukraine” mean to you?
      May09

      Tell us: What does “My Ukraine” mean to you?

      On Tuesday, we will publish the next Brookings Essay, which explores the roots of the crisis in Ukraine and the sentiments of the Ukrainian people. In “My Ukraine,” Chrystia Freeland, a former Ukrainian-based reporter with strong family ties to the country, offers a personal reflection on Ukraine’s dream of independence and the nightmare...

      What’s next in eastern Ukraine? More of the same.
      May07

      What’s next in eastern Ukraine? More of the same.

      Concern is rising over the situation in eastern Ukraine, with reports of increased shelling across the line of contact and rising casualties, as well as of Russia arming and organizing separatist forces while assembling regular army units along the Ukraine-Russia border. Tension is up, but the most likely prospect is continuation of a no war/no...

      What next in eastern Ukraine? More of the same.
      May07

      What next in eastern Ukraine? More of the same.

      Concern is rising over the situation in eastern Ukraine, with reports of increased shelling across the line of contact and rising casualties, as well as of Russia arming and organizing separatist forces while assembling regular army units along the Ukraine-Russia border. Tension is up, but the most likely prospect is continuation of a no war/no...

      We must keep working for a world without nuclear weapons (yes, it’s possible)
      Apr25

      We must keep working for a world without nuclear weapons (yes, it’s possible)

      At the Nonproliferation Treaty Review Conference later this month at the United Nations, the five nuclear weapon states recognized by the Treaty—the United States, Russia, Britain, France, and China—will come in for critical scrutiny from an international community that regards current approaches to nuclear arms as inadequate. Just take...

      Can the EU turn Gazprom into Google?
      Apr23

      Can the EU turn Gazprom into Google?

      Policies on trade and competition have become a new field of international conflict and the European Commission (EC) has shown its willingness to use them as a weapon. Yesterday, the EC sent a Statement of Objections to Russian state-owned gas company Gazprom for its alleged abuse of market power in Central and Eastern European gas markets. It is...

      Strengthening nuclear stability in turbulent times
      Apr23

      Strengthening nuclear stability in turbulent times

      The Ukraine crisis and broader deterioration in relations between Russia and the West has created a heightened danger of unintended clashes between Russian and NATO military forces, and continues to deflate hopes for near-term progress on nuclear arms control. At the same time, arms control efforts could serve as a critical means of preventing...