Anders Åslund, Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council and author of the book “Ukraine: What Went Wrong and How to Fix It.” writes about the Russian proposal to restructure the $3 billion Eurobond lent to former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych as well as how Putin has changed the G-20 agenda from being dominated by Ukraine to having been taken over by Syria.

Article by Anders Åslund

Thursday, November 19, the Jarl Hjalmarson Foundation arranged the conference Russia’s Direction – Putin’s Objectives & the European Response. The conference was well attended and received high rating from the participants.

Stephen Nix, Göran Lennmarker, Olga Shorina and Olof Ehrenkrona

Stephen Nix, Göran Lennmarker, Olga Shorina and Olof Ehrenkrona

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Jarl Hjalmarson Foundation has the pleasure of welcoming you to the conference Russia’s Direction – Putin’s Objectives & the European Response at Clarion Hotel Sign in Stockholm, Thursday, November 19. Read more about the programme and how to participate below. (more…)

Investigative journalist and author Svetlana Alexievich to receive the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature. “They pretend I don’t exist”, “I am not published [in Belarus], and I cannot speak publicly anywhere.” says Alexievich, a vocal critic of totalitarianism.

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Lukashenka’s refusal to building a contentious air base on Belarusian territory may have an impact on the upcoming Belarusian election and future.

Read the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty article here

Anders Åslund, Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council and author of the book “Ukraine: What Went Wrong and How to Fix It.” writes about Ukraines need to privatize failing state-owned enterprises and how it will reduce corruption and save money.

Read the article here.

 

An in-depth article on the Ukrainian gas market, its corruption and the need for de-monopolisation has been published by The Centre for Eastern Studies (OSW).

Read the article here.

The Russian politician Leonid Gozman describes the developments in Russia and what life might be like after Putin, in an article published by Atlantic Council.

Read “To Prevent Global Catastrophe, Putin Must Go”

”The task of the opposition now is education and truth. And the truth is that Putin equals war and crisis.”
Boris Nemtsov, Facebook post, January 31, 2015

I en artikel i Vedomosti skriver Leonid Gozman om Putins roll i Ryssland.

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