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Special Discussion: 2014 Crimea Crisis - What Now?

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Join YPIA for this special discussion on the current crisis in Crimea. We will be updating this post as events develop.

Remember YPIA discussions are off the record and all opinions are welcomed to be expressed individually and respectfully.

The 2014 RSVP and participation policy is in effect for this Event - a maximum of 3 'No Shows' are allowed before removal from the Group.

Please update your RSVP status in a timely manner if your plans to attend change.

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Members are welcome to suggest any relevant background articles/information to enhance the Discussion.

Below are some background readings to start:

How Russia Seized Crimea (Map from NYT) (

Overview of Ukraine in Crisis (from CFR Backgrounder) (

US Secretary of State Kerry Statement on Crimea Crisis (

Russia: 'Sanctions Will Boomerang' (

4 Reasons Putin Is Already Losing in Ukraine (Time Magazine) (

Kazakhstan Ministry of Foreign Affairs Statement on the Crimea Crisis (!/news/article/13513)

Belarus Reaction to Crimea Crisis (

Who are the Crimean Tatars, and why are they important? (

Russia news site chief fired over Ukraine coverage (

Poll shows limited differences between east, west Ukraine (

Russian troops engage in war games near Ukraine (

Dwarfed by Russian might, Ukraine plans new force (

Ukraine Crisis Endangers Exxon’s Black Sea Gas Drilling (

'Russia won't switch off gas supply to Europe'-Oettinger (

EU tells Russia: start Ukraine talks or face sanctions (

Budapest Memorandums on Security Assurances, 1994 (

Bound by treaty: Russia, Ukraine and Crimea (DW) (

Pressure and Intimidation Sweep Crimea Ahead of Secession Vote (,d.aWc)

Crimea Vote Doesn't Offer 'No' Option For Joining Russia (,d.aWc)

Russia, Ukraine and Crimea: Asymmetric wars | The Economist (,d.aWc)

Ukraine president: Kiev will not use army to stop Crimea secession ... (,d.aWc)

In the Battle for Crimea, China Wins - Foreign Policy (

After Crimea, Sweden Flirts With Joining NATO - Matt Ford - The ... (

'You can't compare Crimea and Kosovo' | Europe | DW.DE | 12.03 ... (


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