The signing of the nuclear agreement with Iran, or the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), as it is known, has already been touted as potentially the...

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The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) is intended 
to stop Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons. If fully implemented, the physical constraints and...

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Iran, Ukraine, and the Global Nuclear Order

Mariana Budjeryn ・ August 2015

The Iran deal and the Budapest Memorandum have at least two things in common. Firstly, they are both manifestations of the international community’s efforts to...

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The political parties that were destroyed by the flames of the Euromaidan will not soon spring back to life and begin to compete with the oligarchic groups. The...

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The earlier approach by the West emphasized Ukrainian deficiencies and promised vague integration steps once her numerous political, economic, and social...

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The Conflict/War and Social Media: Politics of Information and Communication during Euromaidan and War in Donbas

The third panel of the Danyliw Research Seminar on Contemporary Ukraine opened with Jennifer Carroll’s presentation on visual imagery of the protest movement and its mimicry during the Antimaidan protests and the events in the Crimea and war in Donbas. Joshua Tucker and Megan Metzger presented results from their study on the use of social media in relation to questions of identity as the events...
Oleh KotsyubaOctober 22, 2015

Ukraine under Russian Occupation: What Can We Do? The Estonian Lesson

Being vulnerable to destabilizing attacks by a hostile and cynical regime is a permanent situation for all of Russia's neighbors. We must keep the faith that one day the country's embattled pro-democracy movements will turn the tide and create a new, cooperative, and ultimately more stable Russia, but that time seems a long way off. Until then, Russia’s neighbors must endure and survive.
Michelle R. ViiseMarch 15, 2014