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Yulia Karabkina

Biography

Yulia Karabkina is Deputy Director of the Kiev-based Center for Operational Strategic Analysis (COSA), an independent analytical center that offers the expertise of both local and international analysts. Graduated from the National University of “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy” and got a major in Political Science (European Studies). Julia worked as an intern at the Kyiv-based think tank “Institute of World Policy”.

21.08.2016

Ukrainian-Russian relations, once again in turmoil

Ukrainian-Russian relations, once again in turmoil

A complete break in diplomatic relations between Kiev and Moscow could be imminent, further complicating any chance at resolving the Ukraine crisis

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28.10.2015

The Russia-Ukraine sanctions war takes to the skies

The Russia-Ukraine sanctions war takes to the skies

With Russia and Ukraine now having imposed mutual sanctions on each other’s airlines, the implications could affect the struggling economies of both countries and lead to similar types of tit-for-tat measures

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18.03.2015

To save Ukraine, the West must understand Ukraine

To save Ukraine, the West must understand Ukraine

One year after Russia’s incorporation of Crimea, the Donbas is close to becoming a frozen conflict within Ukraine’s border. To prevent the further disintegration of Ukraine, the West needs to understand how the crisis started and why it persists today

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24.02.2015

For Ukraine, Minsk II is just as flawed as Minsk I

For Ukraine, Minsk II is just as flawed as Minsk I

Until words match deeds, there is little hope that a lasting peace will result in Eastern Ukraine. The crisis in Ukraine may have stabilized over the past week, but for how long?

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12.02.2015

Minsk peace talks: Expectations and aims

Minsk peace talks: Expectations and aims

Despite vastly contradictory positions between Russia and the West over Ukraine, the Minsk talks appear to have delivered a result. What were the sides hoping to gain from the talks?

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