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CIS no longer expecting Ukraine to return, ‘Kommersant’ says.

Ukraine’s slow-motion exit from the Commonwealth of Independent States has led some in Moscow to think it might eventually return, but the organization’s latest meeting shows that no one in the Russian capital has any such expectations now, Yelena...

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Yermak’s earlier giveaways come back to haunt Zelenskyy and Ukraine.

Russia abandoned the ceasefire in Ukraine’s east in early February (see  EDM, February 18) and persists with low-intensity positional warfare to date, killing and wounding several Ukrainian soldiers every week. Ukraine responds with unilateral sel...

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Two words that shook Putin’s regime

The resonance in Russia from a short fragment of United States President Joseph Biden’s ABC News interview last Wednesday (March 17) has been extraordinarily loud—and the bilateral consequences could be far greater than just the Russian ambassador...

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A Ukrainian moment on the eve of the European Council meeting.

Since Russia began its military aggression against Ukraine in 2014, with the significant exception of Germany’s highly controversial wavering on Nord Stream 2, the EU and NATO have maintained a steadfast position of supporting Ukraine’s defense of...

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A crash course on the Belarusian 1918 attempt at independence.

How was the Belarusian People’s Republic established? Why are the white-red-white flag and Pahonia the national symbols of Belarus? Why did this historical date become the day of protest actions? And how did the protests turn into a concert? There...

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Four recent events might reshape Belarus’s political landscape.

Pro-Russian party founded First, on March 6, the founding congress of the pro-Russian party Soyuz (Union) took place in Minsk with 135 participants. So far, even the government itself does not have a party—something that is going to change soon, a...

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Ukrainian World Congress: Seven years of war in Europe.

During the last seven years, Russia has transformed the Crimean Peninsula into one of the largest military bases in the region, which currently poses a threat to the entire Black Sea region. The Russian Federation is engaged in barbaric, ruthless ...

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Ukraine’s China policy: A (not so) delicate balance.

Reporting on the saga of Chinese efforts to purchase Ukraine’s strategic Motor Sich aerospace production company frequently casts Kyiv as a weak “pawn” on the geopolitical chessboard, caught in the middle of the larger rivalry between Beijing and ...

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