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Crimea After the Floods: When Even Too Much Water Might Not be Enough
Jul 26, 2021 | Markian Bilynskyj
Earlier this year, the lack of rainfall and drought conditions in most of Crimea were viewed by many commentators both in Ukraine and abroad as a possible pretext for further Russian military […]
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Attacks, Information Campaigns, and Internal Adjustment
Jul 23, 2021 | Angela Howard, USUF Intern
From July 15th through July 21st, the Joint Forces Operation in eastern Ukraine recorded 45 Russian ceasefire violations ranging from shelling and mining to unmanned flyovers of unoccupied territory. OSCE […]
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Russian actions in Black Sea show ‘increasing aggression,’ says top US admiral in the region
Jul 22, 2021 | Robert A. McConnell (comments)
Clearly this has not been a great couple of days for Ukraine or those who grasp that despite all of Ukraine’s problems the country is both an ally and – […]
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MH17 Air Crash Tragedy Trial in The Hague Entered Crucial Merits Phase but May Be Delayed
Jul 17, 2021 | Oksana Sukhina
A trial continues at the District Court of The Hague seven years after the downing of Malaysian civil flight MH17  from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur on July 17th, 2014 by […]
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Hybrid warfare in Donbas: Ceasefire violations, illegal prisons, and disinformation campaigns
Jul 16, 2021 | Lane Johansen, USUF Intern
From July 8th to the 14th, the Joint Forces Operation in eastern Ukraine reported 69 ceasefire violations on the Russian side, which resulted in the death of two Ukrainian soldiers. […]
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Interview with Alex Lissitsa, cofounder of Dobrozem
Jul 16, 2021 | Mike Buryk
Dobrozem is a new Ukrainian startup that offers an online platform for buying and selling land. Alex Lissitsa cofounded it along with Dmytro Dubelet. A new land reform law in […]
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Join us tomorrow!
Jul 15, 2021
Friday, July 16, 10 am EDT Ukraine’s Path to Independence series: Who Were the Founders of Ukraine’s Independence? From the Human Chain of January, 1990 To the Declaration of sovereignty […]
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The Day of Ukrainian Peacekeepers
Jul 15, 2021 | Catherine Day, USUF Intern
Since gaining its independence, Ukraine has made significant contributions to strengthening peace and harmony in war zones and protecting global stability. In 1992, the U.N. requested that the Ukrainian military […]
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Russia Says U.S., Allies 'Doomed to Failure' if They Try to Test Black Sea Borders
Jul 13, 2021 | Robert A. McConnell (comments)
Russia has warned that the United States and Western allies would not succeed if they sought to test the country's willingness to defend the borders it claims amid heightened tensions […]
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Consistent Russian military build-up and NATO Black Sea exercises
Jul 08, 2021 | Lane Johansen, USUF Intern
Russia’s illegal occupation of Ukrainian territories in Donbas and Crimea rages on, with militant attacks increasing substantially since April. Between July 1st and 7th, the Joint Forces Operation in eastern […]
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