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”.
A complete break in diplomatic relations between Kiev and Moscow could be imminent, further complicating any chance at resolving the Ukraine crisisRead more
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 measuresRead more
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 todayRead more
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?Read more