Post Tagged with: "Ukraine"

BSG Faculty, Governance, cooperation and law

Russian tanks in South Ossetia (source: Yana Amelina, Wikimedia)

Is Russia just cooking up trouble – again?

As the Ukraine crisis continues and Russia maintains its hard line in the territorial dispute ignited over Crimea, it is worth reviewing a paper written over five years ago by one of the Blavatnik School’s academics. BSG Professor Monica Duffy Toft has spent her academic career researching issues of international […]

by × 03 April 2014 ×

BSG Faculty, Economic growth and resilience

Ukraine Versus the Vultures

Ukraine Versus the Vultures

Amid all of its other troubles, Ukraine cannot pay its creditors. The country needs more money, serious reform, and a rescheduling of its debt. Yet even the best efforts by the International Monetary Fund, the United States, and the European Union to achieve this will be hobbled by investment agreements that they themselves have pressed on Ukraine and many other emerging economies. Indeed, Ukraine could be left facing a string of complex and costly legal cases.

by × 21 March 2014 ×

BSG Students, Governance, cooperation and law

Ukrainian “Orange Revolution 2.0” – Is Arab Spring Going Back To Eastern Europe, Where It Started 10 years ago?

Ukrainian “Orange Revolution 2.0” – Is Arab Spring Going Back To Eastern Europe, Where It Started 10 years ago?

It is 18 February, 2014 and “Khreschatyk”, central street of the Ukrainian capital Kiev, is witnessing hundreds of thousands of angry demonstrators – the biggest public uprising since 2004 “Orange Revolution”. People came out in the streets to protest against government’s decision which rejected Association Agreement (AA) with the EU […]

by × 19 February 2014 ×